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22 Jamada al-Thani 1439 A.H.- March 11 2018 Issue # 10, Newsletter #1749
Hadith of the Week
Narrated Abu Huraira:The Prophet (ﷺ) said:
"The worst people in the Sight of Allah on the Day of
Resurrection will be the
double faced people who appear to some people with one face
and to other people
with another face."
Sahih al-Bukhari 6058
Book 78, Hadith 88
[With thanks to Sis. Kristi]
Political Prisoners :
Civil Discord Show
Deadly Taliban Raids. US air strikes on IS.
Farah province. On March 10, in a
Taliban ambush, the number of Kabul regime commandoes killed
has risen to 30 killed.
The regime has admitted that two of their tanks were
destroyed in the fighting and
the Taliban drove away one of the tanks and took several
tons of ammunition in
addition to the 30 killed.
In a second attack in Kunduz, Taliban killed 6 regime troops
and wounded 5.
In a human bomber attack in Kabul at a memorial service for
one of the heroes of the
regime, ten people were killed.
The US air force has directed several air strikes at
fighting groups, particularly ISIS.
In Kunar province a US air strike killed the son of Mullah
Fazlullah, the famous
leader of Pakistani Taliban [TTP] and two of his commanders
who had taken refuge in
Afghanistan. [Long War Journal]
US Air Strike after ISIS AttackAccordig to western
sources,Islamic State has
reorganized its network in the eastern desert of Libya. This
led to an IS attack on
a regime military check point and a US air strike. [March
A small US military force is now in Libya.
Steady Increase in Fighting
ISIS attacks are reported from Mosul and Kirkuk areas.
IS bomb attacks are reported from Baghdad.
Turkish jets bombed 18 Kurdish Communist Peshmarga positions
in extreme northern Iraq.
The regime has sentenced to death the wife of Abu Omar,
former al-Qaida leader, for
supplying resources to IS.
One million people who were forced to leave Mosul during the
9-month long campaign
to destroy IS are still sitting in the desert with no signs
of return to their
Regime Advances into Damascus Suburbs.
Turkey and FSA reach Afrin in a big advance. IS gains.
After severe bombings, missile attacks, and artillery
shelling, Assad's forces with
Russian and Iranian support advanced into the suburbs of
They have almost cut off the two sides of the Islamic
resistance groups in the area,
of which some are led by Jaysh al-Islam and and others by
Rahman Corp. Heavy
fighting is continuing on March 11.
SOHR reports that in one day bombing by the Shias and the
Russians killed 62
civilians including 8 children and 8 women, raising the
total for the month above
March 6. A Russian Antonov AN26 was shot down near Hmeimim
Airbase in the Lattakia
area. All 33 troups and 6 crew members in it were killed.
The Russians, as is their
practice, immediately said it was a "technical problem;
however the fact that the
plane was trying to reach the airbase and missed it by only
1,600 feet shows that it
had already been hit by the mujahadeen.
Tortured Women Released
10 Muslim women and 1 male fighter were released by the Shia
regime on March 6. The
women had been kidnapped by the Shia troups at random from
their homes two years
ago. There were reports of them being raped and tortured in
the Shia prisons. There
was no way of releasing them until a mujahideen group
captured 9 of the regimes
troops and exchanged them for the women and the 1 fighter.
The exchange took place
at el-Bab in central Syria.
(source: Middle East Monitor).
Shelling, Bombing, and Fighting Continues Across Syria.
The regime has been shelling opposition fighters west of
In Homs province, there have been clashes between the regime
and the fighters.
In Northern Hama, Muslim groups were shelled by the Iranian
In Idlib province, Muslim communities were bombed by barrel
bombs dropped from helicopters.
In northern Lattakia, in a clash in the mountains, 8 regime
troops were killed
including a Colonel as well as 14 resistance fighters.
Conclusion: Kurdish communist forces from southeast Deir ez
Zor province who had
been fighting IS with American help are rushing to Afrin to
stop the Turkish
advance. These large reinforcements mean that now IS
fighters are free to reorganize themselves.
In Western Daraa province, the IS group has advanced again.
Important Note: Human Rights Watch after a year of research
has concluded that the
U.S. Airforce bombed civilians in al-Raqqa although (of
course) the U.S. disclaimed
ever having bombed any civilians. The Human Rights Watch
found that only in one
incident, U.S. airstrikes killed 150 civilians, mostly women
and children in a
school. The U.S. says the school was an "intelligence
center for IS" - that
statement has turned out to be false. (The same kind of
bombing went on all over
al-Raqqa until the entire City was destroyed).
News across Nigerian Muslim Ummah (09/03/2018) by Abdulkabir
158 Christian embrace Islam in Ile- Ife, Osun State:
Exactly One hundred and fifty eight Christian embraced Islam
in ile- ife, osun
State, Western Nigeria through a popular comparative
religion specialist, Yusuf
Adepoju. This is after numbers of Christian apologists,
thumpers were ignonimously refuted by Yusuf on Saturday, 3rd
NPMCN to pull down mosque
A fresh religious crisis is brewing in the National
Postgraduate Medical College of
Nigeria (NPMCN), Ijanikin, Lagos as the college management
is allegedly warming up
to pull down the only mosque within the college.
Missing 110 dapchi (yobe state)muslim girls
The Federal government has set up a probe panel into the
matter of school girls
allegedly kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents. The government
had earlier released
the names and other details of the missing girls. It will be
recalled that the poor
Muslims girls of Government Girls Science and Technical
college, Dapchi in yobe state were kidnapped on the 19th of February, 2017.
Taraba government militia
Killing Fulani Herdsmen:
Herdsmen are being killed and their money looted by the
taraba state government
militia following the feud between them and farmers in some
parts of northern
Nigeria. Unfortunately, Nigerian Media reports only the
retaliatory action of the
Herdsmen who are predominantly Muslims.
Saudi imposes levy
on Nigerian hujaj(renewal):
Authority of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has imposed a
compulsory levy of SR2000 on each
prospective Nigerian pilgrim , who has performed Hajj or
Umrah in last two years
Southern Poverty Law Center adds Jamaat al-Muslimeen to its
list of "hate
groups" in the category of "general hate" - whatever that
The Southern Poverty Law Center based in Mongomery, Alabama
annually lists certain
groups throughout the country as Hate Groups - some groups
have been correctly
labled as a "hate group" such as "The Royal White Knights"
which is a KKK
organization who SPLC correctly classified as a "white
They've listed The Nation of Islam as a Black Nationalist
Hate Group, and have
listed Jamaat al-Muslimeen as a "General Hate"
group...whatever that means? Maybe
you have to be from Alabama to know what that category
The largest paper in Baltimore, MD - the Baltimore Sun,
al-Muslimeen's Ameer and New Trend's Editor, Dr Kaukab
Siddique for comment prior to
them publishing a story in the Sun on Feb 23. The Sun's
questioned Dr Siddique about Jamaat al-Muslimeen's belief
about Jews. Dr Siddique
explained that JAM is NOT against Jews - Jews are the people
of the book. However,
Jamaat al-Muslimeen steadfastly opposes Israel due to it's
oppression and occupation
of Palestine - as do countless other organizations across
the globe who care about
human rights. Dr SIddique also noted that no one from the
Southern Poverty Law
Center ever contacted Jamaat al-Muslimeen prior to adding
them to their list of
'hate groups'. Of course, Dr. Siddique's response to the
Sun's reporter was not
included in it's entirety within the story.
How the secularists demonize Pakistan using Zionist media.
On March 9, NPR [National
Public Radio], the biggest lineup of Zionist Jews in the US
media interviewed a
Pakistani who has published a book and moved to USA. He
claimed that he was
motivated to move because "militants" have taken over
Pakistan and there have
been "beheadings" in his home town of Lahore.
Pakistanis know that Lahore is not a little village
somewhere in Pakistan which no
one knows about. As far as we know, there has been no
beheading in Lahore.
If any of our readers know of a beheading in Lahore [or many
beheadings as this
secularist would have it.]As the interview continued, the
deeper cause of the
Pakistani author's discontent surfaced.
He is a supporter and was a family friend of the Governor of
Punjab, Taseer. This
high official was trying to erase or de-activate the laws
which are aimed at persons
who insult the Prophet Muhammad, pbuh, and his family.
Taseer was killed by a member
of his own bodyguard detail. The killer was a devotee of the
Prophet, pbuh. He was
executed despite months of rallies countrywide in his
support.The Pakistani writer
did not tell NPR that the very existence of Pakistan is
based on Islam and the
respect and honor of the Prophet, pbuh, which permeates all
Blasphemy is an act of war against the very existence of
New Trend Reached a Record number of people on Facebook.
The March 4 issue of NewTrend reached 11,663 people through Jamaat
al-Muslimeen's facebook account.
It included analysis of CONSPIRACY
THEORIES, plus the bombing of civilians by
the outskirts of Damascus. It also answered questions about:
was Ali,r.a., a Shia, and Guidance from Sis. Yasmin.
News Within the U.S.
Competing Mosques in Harlem, New York.
by Sis. Aisha [Jamaat al-Muslimeen]
New York City - At Harlem's Masjid Malcolm Shabazz, the Imam
mentioned the fact that
a new mosque, just two doors down, had been established. He
said that it is highly
unusual to see mosques located side by side. I don't believe
I have ever seen that,
either. I did not see that many people coming out of it,
after Jummah.There are many
Africans pouring into Harlem and they are setting up their
own mosques but,
according to the Imam, they are set up by nationality. There
are no nationalities in
Islam and the Imam stated that mosques should be set up by
demand or based on the
population in that community.
At these African mosques I do see mostly Africans. They
do not intermingle with Black-American Muslims, too much,
except to attend Jummah
and then leave. Many different nationalities (from African,
Arab & European,
Asian-descent, ) attend Jummah at Masjid Malcolm Shabazz.
However, there are issues
with it: They close after Maghrib Prayer - There is no one
there at all.
Except for Jummah Prayer, no one is allowed to pray in the
musallah - When I was
younger anyone could go up there to read, pray, even nap.
(Unfortunately, the Pledge
of Allegiance to the American flag was also done by the
Muslim students there. I am
not sure if it still is).
For security reasons, you are not allowed to bring any book
bags inside the mosque.
- I was prevented from entering and had to go back home and
come back. Fortunately,
I live nearby but, what an inconvenience!
One of the Imams, personally, criticizes people while they
are making Sunnah prayer
during his khutba! I cringe when he does this.
They do not help other fellow Muslims all the time. - This
mosque refused to sign a
porcine vaccination exemption form but, the Imam at
Baltimore's Jamaat al-Muslimeen
graciously did so!
The Imams there are very Pro-American government - This is
in spite of America's
pride in its kuffar history and help in
establishing/supporting the Welfare State of
The focus is more on Interfaith relationships and not so
much building a strong,
self-sufficient Muslim community.Maybe this new mosque was
established because of
some of these aforementioned issues. The Imam made it clear
that this is not some
type of rivalry or anything petty like that. He said he even
knows the Imam at this
new mosque and has no issues with him.In general, the mosque
is the staple of the
Muslim community, an Islamic school is another. Having
ineffective mosques on every
corner in Harlem is going the way of the church. Most of
these Harlem churches are
chained up, except on Sunday. If mosques are being
established based on nationalism
then, the best way to distinguish your mosque from it is to
provide services to the
entire community (Muslim & Non-Muslim).It is not about being
THE mosque in a
particular square area. A mosque's greatness is based on its
than which great speakers or celebrities spoke there, in the
past. Only time will
tell but, maybe this new mosque will push the old one to become
community-friendly. Perhaps, they can work together,
Contribution from a Reader
[With thanks to Muhammad Sajjad in Pakistan.]
Mashal of Mardan, Pakistan, was a Blasphemer.
March 7. A reader has sent us
the writings of Mashal, a student
at a university in Khyber Pakhtunkhwah province. Mashal had
been blaspheming on his
blog against the prophets of Islam, peace be on them, and
many other aspects of
Islam. Many students opposed his activity, advising him that
Muslims in Pakistan
consider the sacred personalities more precious than their
own father and mother.
Its like someone blurts out obscenities on your mother and
does not stop and
continues day after day.
The authorities were repeatedly informed but did nothing.
Students started writing advice to him on the walls of the
university dorms, trying
to bring him back to decency. How long can one tolerate
abuse about one's mother and
father publically touted.
One day the entire student body went to him, caught him and
one student killed him.
The killer did not hide what he had, deeming it a deed of
redemption before God.
The killer has been sentenced to death and many of the
students who went with him have been sentenced.
After all this happened, some members of the secularist
party PPP started claiming
on line that Mashal was innocent and was definitely not a
Hence New Trend appealed to readers in Khyber P. to send us
the texts of what Mashal
wrote, We have received print screens and photos of what
Mashal was writing. There
can be no doubt that Mashal was blaspheming and had gone
beyond all limits of decency.
In the West, notorious Islam hater Taslima Nasrin is
supporting the blasphemer
Mashal. His father too is reported to have travelled to
America to seek support and
to join hands with Malala. The students have publishrd the
crime sheet of Mashal's
father which he committed against a minor.
[Secularists in Pakistan often forget that it is not America
where anything can be
said. They have to respect what is sacred to the entire
population. Millions of
Muslims gave their lives to have a land where Islam is
sacred and Muhammad, pbuh, is
more important than ones father and mother.]
[A section of the huge crowd which turned up in Mardan to
demand that the
government drop its charges against students accused of
Abu Hurairah [Allah be pleased with him] who quotes
~(sal-allahu-alleihi-wasallam) as saying...
"A Charity is due for every joint in each person on everyday
that the sun comes up
To act justly between two people is a charity;
To help a man with his mount, lifting him onto it or
hoisting up his belongings
onto it is Charity.
A good word is a charity; and
Removing a harmful thing from the road is a charity."
[Source~ Related by Al _Bukhari & Muslim].
Hadith # 2 on 'Sadaqah'...Sayyiduna Abu Dhar (RadhiAllaho
Anho) narrates... PROPHET
~ (Sallallahu 'Alaihi Wasallam) said...Each morning for
every person a 'Sadaqah' is
due for each joint .. Every utterance of 'Subhan Allah'
(Glory be to Allah Who is
above all faults) is an act of 'Sadaqah'. Every utterance of
(Praise be to Allah) is an act of 'Sadaqah'. Every utterance
of 'La ilaha Illallah'.
(None is worthy of worship but Allah) is an act of
'Sadaqah'. Every utterance of
'Allahu Akbar'(Allah is the Greatest)... is an act of
'Sadaqah'... Enjoining Good...
is an act of 'Sadaqah'. Forbiding from Evil... is an act of
'Sadaqah' 'Amar Bil
Maroof...Nahi Anil Munkar' (Enjoining the right...Forbidding
Commentary: "Charity is due from every joint bone" means
that when a person gets up
in the morning, it is obligatory for him to thank Allah for
having every joint of
his intact. Therefore, one must praise and glorify Allah.
Since a single invocation
of the words mentioned in this Hadith is equivalent to one
Sadaqah, one must say
these words for 360 times - !
a number which equals the number of joints in man's body.
Moreover, to enjoin
someone to do what is good and dissuade somebody from vice
However, if one performs two Rak'ah of Duha prayer, it will
serve for Sadaqah for
all the joints of the body. We also learn from this Hadith
that 'Sadaqah' is not
restricted to spending money alone but also has a vast
meaning and covers all forms
of virtues mentioned here.
[Source for commentary~ Riyadh ul Saleheen]
~ My 'Salaams' to All ~
~ Y a s m i n ~
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