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16 Ramadan 1441 A.H. - May 10 2020 Issue # 19, Newsletter #1862
Why are America's Muslims so subservient to the Power
Analysis of the Role of one top "Leader."
Hamza Yusuf Claimed: Holocaust Denial Undermines Islam!
by Kaukab Siddique, Ph.D,
Readers of New Trend have seen our analysis of the new
"Islam" the Bush administration fabricated and exported to
the Muslim world. We have seen the activities of Ingrid
Mattson and Hartford Seminary, the false witnessing by Siraj
Wahhaj, the abuse of Zaid Shakir aimed at those who objected
to the "cartoons" of Prophet Muhammad, pbuh, and the global
coordination of Native Deen's travels by the State
Department. Before that we looked at the machinations of
Asra Nomani, Irshad Manji and Salman Rushdie.
However, in this entire process of fabrication of a new
"Islam," Hamza Yusuf's "achievement" is unique. He has come
out with the claim that the authenticity of the Qur'an and
the "authenticity" of the Jewish "Holocaust" story are
co-equal. If Muslims deny the "Holocaust," they will thereby
be denying the Qur'an and Islam itself!
We should be thankful to Hamza Yusuf for coming out with his
true face. He had concealed himself quite well among
Muslims. He was presented at almost every annual convention
of ISNA [the so-called Islamic Society of North America] as
a celebrity. Hundreds of ISNA supporters listened to him
spellbound when he spoke. He has that unique lure which
immigrant Muslims cannot resist: He is a White convert to
Islam who knows Arabic and who is presented as [and presents
himself as] a scholar.
He may well have continued to mislead many Muslims for a
long time. After all he has an Islamic institute of his own
[known as Zaytuna] [funding not clear] in northern
California. Alhamdulillah, his article on the Qur'an and
Holocaust Denial brought out the facts of his ignorance of
the Qur'an, the Hadith and the "Holocaust" story.
HAMZA YUSUF'S HOLOCAUST CLAIMS are as follows:
"HOLOCAUST DENIAL UNDERMINES ISLAM " Hamza Yusuf, Tikkun
[The link has been deleted but orginal readers saw it.]
Holocaust survivors have "lived to tell of it."
"Nazis were brought to trial for it" and "convicted."
"Mass graves were found" and "gas chambers were
"The ovens exist."
"I have personally met many Holocaust survivors and their
"I have seen tattoos. I have also heard firsthand accounts
of the horrific events."
Hamza Yusuf claims that holocaust denial is a form of lunacy
which is tantamount to the idea that "Australia doesn't
These claims are being made about the Second World War in
which the White races not only hit each other as hard as
they could but also carried out systematic propaganda
against each other. The Russians and their West European and
U.S. allies won. The Germans lost the war. Our task is to
make sure we jettison wartime propaganda and arrive at the
facts as far as they can be found. Much of wartime
information remained classified till 50 years after the war.
Research by David Irving has shown that the area bombing of
German cities and the mass murder of German civilians by
British and American air fleets was part of the Churchill
YUSUF MAKES FALSE COMPARISONS with the Qur'an and the Hadith
because he does not know two important facts:
The Qur'an was written down during the process of its
The Hadith was written down by Sahabah [such as Ali, r.a.,
Abu Huraira, r.a., Abdullah ibn Amru bin al-'As, r.a., and
others as the Prophet, pbuh, spoke, though the Prophet,
pbuh, took measures to ensure that his words would not be
written with the Qur'an.
There is no documentary or WRITTEN evidence of the
"Holocaust." As revisionist scholars have shown:
There is no order from Hitler to exterminate the Jewish
No gas chambers have been found.
No mass graves related to the alleged scope of the
"holocaust" have been found. Minor grave sites have been
found but such are available for every nation in a major
No ashes related to the burning of millions of bodies have
Again the comparison with the Qur'an and Hadith is absurd.
The testimony of German war criminals was forced by the
allies under horrendous conditions of torture, beatings and
an atmosphere of hopelessness. For instance, Hoss, the
commandant of Auschwitz, was starved, beaten and tortured
almost to death. He was then ordered to write his
"confessions" which were doctored and presented as
There is no testimony worth the name which could stand up in
any court which had an element of impartiality in it.
Hilberg, the main "historian" of the holocaust story admits
in his extremely one sided The Destruction of the European
Jews  that ALL of the top German leaders brought to
trial at Nuremburg insisted that they had not known of the
mass murder of Jews. Goering insisted, in grueling prison
conditions, that the allegations of mass murder were
Now how does this COMPARE WITH THE QUR'AN? Were the Qur'an
and Hadith being written in response to the leaders of Islam
being brought to trial? Hamza Yusuf has gone beyond all
limits of decency in this matter.
In his brilliant research work, Dissecting the Holocaust,
Germar Rudolf has a chapter on the "growing critique of
'Truth' and 'Memory'" related to the stories told by
survivors. There are no real eyewitness accounts of gassings
or burnings. Instead there is hearsay, rumor and
fear-motivation. The basic stories of the holocaust, says
Rudolf, were started by a group of Communist inmates inside
Auschwitz who later let it be known that
"The whole propaganda which started about Auschwitz abroad
was initiated by us with the help of our Polish comrades."
[Widerstand in Auschwitz by Bruno Baum, 1957, p. 97.]
Of course Jews were tormented and oppressed by Hitler, as
were Germans hunted, oppressed and slaughtered by the
friends of the Jews. No holocaust denier says that the Jews
did not suffer under Hitler. The Jews first declared war on
Germany. Only then did Germany declare war on them. Today,
the German witnesses are not allowed to speak while the
Jewish witnesses continue to hog the media and to repeat
wartime fears and stories.
By contrast, the Qur'an and Hadith were recorded by people
who wanted success in the Hereafter. They wrote and they
memorized. They were not being used, nor were they fearful
of anyone other than Allah.
CENSORSHIP speaks against the Holocaust story. Germar Rudolf
was in prison, Ernst Zundel was in prison, David Irving
spent months in prison, thousands of Germans are or have
been in prison for bearing witness to the German side of the
By contrast, Muslims have studied and answered vicious
attacks on the Qur'an and the Hadith in the most scholarly
fashion. Only when it came to abuse of the Prophet, pbuh, by
Salman Rushdie, and the insulting cartoons, did the Muslims
'lose their cool.'
Finally Hamza Yusuf complains that Muslims do not allow Anne
Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl to be taught to Muslim
students. Perhaps Yusuf does not know that this Diary's
authenticity is seriously in doubt. By comparison, the
writings of David Irving are not taught in American
universities and not allowed into American bookstores and
libraries. The recently published book FIRE [by an avowed
anti-Nazi] which details the destruction of German cities,
libraries, churches, schools, museums and gardens by the
British and U.S. air forces has been strictly censored and
kept out of book reviews by the U.S. media.
NOW A LITTLE ABOUT HAMZA YUSUF and ISLAM:
As noted above, he does not know that the Qur'an was written
down DURING the process of revelation, not after the
Prophet, pbuh, passed away. So there is absolutely no
comparison with Jewish stories which have developed AFTER
Hamza Yusuf's knowledge of Hadith too is negligible. He
"One of the greatest achievements of the Islamic scholastic
tradition is 'ilm ar-rijaal, the science of narrators. It is
the study of reports of events in the life of the Prophet,
especially of his sayings and deeds. Its formulators
established a rigid set of criteria to validate the truth
claims of those who asserted they saw or heard the Prophet
do or say such-and-such."
Yusuf must be the first to make the baseless claim that 'ilm
ar-rijal is "the study of events in the life of the
Prophet." [pbuh] He has confused Hadith and the criticism of
Hadith narrations. Plenty of evidence is available to show
that Hadith were memorized and written down before the books
about the narrators were written.
The books about the narrators became necessary owing to the
efforts of "scholars" linked to the kings to fabricate
Hadith. Yusuf confuses them with Hadith itself. In addition,
Yusuf does not know that Islamic Law is based on Hadith
which are Mashhur and not always on those which are
Yusuf also claims that "Islamic jurisprudence is largely
based upon solitary evidence." I would like to know how he
got this idea. It could be that he read Imam Shafi'is
defense of solitary narrations and thought that his entire
school of thought was based on such.
Jamaate Islami has Distributed Rs. 1.5 billion in relief goods.
by Qaiser Sharif
LAHORE, May 10: Deputy Chief of the Jamaat e Islami, Liaqat
Baloch, has said that the federal government policy on
corona virus had caused further confusion in the nation
instead of forging unity in it. He was addressing the
provincial and district heads of the JI besides members of
JI political and parliamentary committee, from Mansoora.
Liaqat Baloch, who also heads the JI Standing Committee for
political and parliamentary affairs, said that the federal
government had not taken any effective step for corona
control taking the provinces into confidence, The
government, he said, was not aware of its responsibilities
and was raising non issues only to gain time.
The government, he said, was running the EHSAS programme but
instead of realizing the problems of the poor, the ruling
party men were busy in favoring their own people. The
government also did not have any idea of the recession ,
price hike and unemployment due to the corona.
JI Deputy chief said the government had not transferred the
benefit of the fall in the POL price to the masses which was
Liaqat Baloch said that the whole nation acknowledged the
services of the JI and the Al-Khidmat Foundation for
providing relief to the people during the virus. He added
that the JI volunteers had already distributed relief goods
and ration worth Rs. 1.5 billion among the deserving
May 1 to May 10.
Islamic State has taken over the northern corner of this
The 18% Muslim population felt badly treated for years and
decided to join IS. In battles with security forces, IS has
come out victorious.
The government is now looking for western support. There is
a large gas reserve in the area. Russia wants to help the
At Firoz Koh, Ghor province, a large crowd gathered to
protest the unjust distribution of Ramadan food suppplies.
The police fired at the protestors. Some among the crowd
fired back. Two police and 4 civilians were killed and 9
civiians and 8 police were injured.
The Kabul regime has promised to do better next time.
Reuters is reporting a battle
between Islamic State fighters and
Egyptian troops in northeast Sinai [via IS news agwncy
Egypt admitted 15 casualties but does not allow journalists.
Coronavirus is surging in Egypt but bazara are packed with
shoppers despite night time curfw.
May 8. Six Pakistani troops, including an officer, were
killed when suspected "militants" hit their vehicle with an
IED about 13 km from the border with Iran.
May 6 to May 8. Indian occupation forces killed a top leader
of the Islamic resistance, Riyaz Naikoo. Large crowds came
out to protest the killing and were forcibly dispersed by
Indian forces which killed one civilian and injured 50.
India has occupied Kashmir with a very large occupation
army. The population exprsses hatred of India almost very month but
lacks the weaponry needed to expel the brutal occupation force.
Baghdad regime forces launched air and ground attacks in
Anbar province near the Syrian border. Islamic State
fighters were reported in
the area but till now the regime forces have been able kill
only ONE IS fighter.
British air force is again bombing Islamic State positions
to help stabilize the Baghdad regime.
Last month, with help from Turkey, the Tripoli government
beat back General Hiftar's forces.
Volunteers from Syria supporting Turkey helped to stop
Today, May 9, Hiftar is trying to advance again and a
barrage of rockets was fired at Tripoli airport which
destroyed a civilian airliner and some airport
Two civilians were killed near the Italian embassy. A
"private" Russian force is helping Hiftar along with UAE and
the Assad regime in Syria. The Saudis have hired Sudanese
to fight for Hiftar.
May 10. Assad regime's advanced to capture a village in
northwestern Hama province, al-Ghab area.. A small
mujahideen group known as Haras al-Deen [Defenders of the
faith], hit back. In the bitter clash 22 of Assad's troops
and 13 of the mujahideen were killed. The village remains in
My 8-10. Assad's Iranian forces are shelling 6 villages in
southern Idlib province which has created a tragic situation
because people had come back to their homes owing to two
months of cease fire.
News Within the U.S.
Murder of Black [Muslim] Jogger
in Georgia. Awareness jogging in Maryland.
by Nadrat Siddique
The Howard County NAACP conducted a powerful action this
evening to remember Ahmaud Arbery. The group ran 2.23 miles
at 6:23 PM to remember Ahmaud on his birthday. The action
paralleled another in Baltimore's Park Heights neighborhood
at 2:23 PM. Ahmaud would have been 25 today, if he hadn't
been murdered by two White men as he jogged in his
Brunswick, GA neighborhood.
Discriminatory Policing & Failure to Control Covid 19.
By Sis. Aisha [Jamaat al-Muslimeen]
New York City - Ramadan Mubarak to everyone!
Well, it did not take long for reports of unjust police
arrests to surface. There was the Philadelphia video of the
Black man being dragged off of a bus for not wearing a mask,
on April 10th. Now, in New York City, in spite of a majority
of unmasked Whites fraternizing in Central Park, as well as
other places, such as Queens, the majority of "Social
Distancing" arrests have been people of African-descent.
In New York State, as well as other parts of the country,
wearing a mask is now a requirement. However, after the
Philadelphia bus incident, the transportation SEPTA system
changed its mask wearing policy from a requirement to a
strong urging. When I emailed the MTA about the mask wearing
requirement I was told that it is now law and will be
enforced. But, a recent MTA email stated that the MTA
employees cannot forcefully bar unmasked people from using
public transit. The email said that such enforcement is the
job of the police, who will issue either a warning or a
summons. Both the Queens and Brooklyn Prosecutors, Melinda
Katz and Eric Gonzalez, respectively, have stated that they
would not be prosecuting any "Social Distancing" arrests due
to public outcry.
I was watching a snippet of the news where it stated that,
as of May 8th, USA coronavirus cases numbered close to 1.3
million and over 76,000 deaths. These numbers are out of 320
million residents. I do not believe that these government
shutdowns and distancing measures are effective. They are
very tyrannical and have limited people's activity. Idle
hands are the devil's workshop and it is this idleness that
has led to anxiety, depression, and suicides.
These government shutdowns were done willingly without the
backing of the government-backed health experts, such as Dr.
Fauci (of NIH and NIAID), at first. Over 29 million
Americans have the flu, which can also be deadly. But, not
everyone is going to get the flu and not everyone who has it
will die from it. Why does the government want us to view
everyone as a coronavirus carrier?
When I look at the coronavirus numbers, and listen to or
read reports, I see a very deliberate effort to scare people
without much evidence to support these drastic shutdown
The government wants to give us money but, where can we
spend it? It is interesting that while other clothing
manufacturers are closed down, on and offline, Amazon, the
great behemoth, is still raking in the profits along with
Target and Walmart. Is it necessary for these other stores
to be closed? Were these closures based truly on them not
being essential or are the stores that remain open do so
because of strong lobbying?
How about medical practices? Many dentists, general
physicians, even veterinarians have all closed. Aren't these
practices essential? Patients are paying for these closures
with their lives. There are reports of people dying from
maladies that were once treatable because they have
deteriorated so severely. So, what started out as kidney
disease has become kidney failure.
Muslims need to please keep this in mind: ONLY Allah decides
when we die and how. We cannot hide from Him. We cannot wait
Him out. Allah is our ONLY Helper, Protector, and Guide.
Doesn't it feel better to let go and let Allah handle these
things instead of trying to wrangle control from Him like
the kuffar believe they can do? Don't you feel relieved in
knowing that you don't have to handle such weighty matters
but just focus on what is you CAN control?
There is the Authentic Hadith (Tirmidhi) of the Bedouin man,
who left his camel untied because he had put faith in Allah
to prevent it from wandering off. Prophet Muhammad (saw)
told him to tie his camel and then put faith in Allah. The
lesson is in understanding the need to use the tools and
resources Allah has provided to us to help ourselves and let
Him handle the outcome, which ONLY he controls. With Allah
there is hope (4:104), the Unbelievers don't have that,
which leads them to try and control everything including
people. Tying our camels does not involve us following
kuffar leadership advice, which will take us away from the
Take measures to boost your immune system, shield yourself
from all illnesses by practicing good hygiene, and pray.
Charged with anti-terror law, pregnant woman sent to jail.
Safoora Zargar, a research scholar from Jamia Millia Islamia
(JMI) university, spent her first day of Ramadan in the
high-security Tihar jail in the Indian capital, New
The 27-year old, in the second trimester of her first
pregnancy, was arrested on April 10 and subsequently charged
under the stringent anti-terror law, the Unlawful Activities
Prevention Act, 2019 (UAPA), by the Delhi police.
Zargar was associated with the Jamia Coordination Committee
(JCC), which organised weeks of peaceful protests in the
capital against a citizenship law passed last December.
Activists say the Citizen Amendment Act (CAA) discriminates
against the country's 180 million Muslim minority and runs
against the country's secular constitution.
Police accuse Zargar of being a key "conspirator" in the
February violence that erupted in northeast Delhi after
supporters of the Hindu nationalist government attacked
peaceful sit-ins. At least 53 people were killed, mostly
Muslims, in the worst violence in the capital since the 1984
"She was the strongest women voice in the JCC but, she
wasn't there to just be in the spotlight unlike some
others", said Kausar Jan, an art student, who along with
others had painted protest art on the walls of the
Speaking to Al Jazeera, one of Zargar's teachers described
her as "outspoken and hard working". "I really hope that the
judiciary will consider her academic record and her medical
condition and release her soon," she said, requesting to
A member of the JCC, who also wished to remain anonymous,
said the arrests amid the coronavirus pandemic were to
ensure that the anti-CAA movement died a slow death, even
after the lockdown is lifted.
On February 10, Zargar had fainted after being caught in a
scuffle between the police and students, and had to be
"Since then, with her advancing pregnancy a concern, she had
gradually restricted her physical movement. And after the
outbreak of COVID-19 she had virtually stopped stepping out
of the house except for essential work. She was mostly
working from home," her husband, who requested his name not
be used, told Al Jazeera.
The Tihar prison complex in New Delhi is one of India's most
overcrowded prisons with nearly double the number of inmates
than it can accommodate.
The COVID-19 outbreak has led to Indian courts ordering the
release of those who have not been to trial but Zargar,
charged with as many as 18 crimes including rioting,
possession of arms, attempt to murder, incitement of
violence, sedition, murder, and promoting enmity between
different groups on grounds of religion, is not eligible for
an early release.
"In fact, we had secured bail in the Jaffrabad case where
she had been accused of leading women and children to
protest and disrupt traffic," her lawyer, who also withheld
his name, said.
But, before she could be released, police arrested her in
another case. They refused to disclose what the exact
charges were against her, or even the material which formed
the basis for her arrest.
It was after the court ordered that charges and material be
disclosed that the police invoked UAPA against Zargar.
"Incarcerating her despite her pregnancy on the basis of
vague charges is a grave miscarriage of justice," her lawyer
Al Jazeera called Delhi Police PRO MS Randhawa, who referred
to a statement issued by the police last week. On April 20,
the police tweeted that all arrests in relation to the Delhi
riots were in compliance with the law and based on
scientific evidence, warning that "it will not be deterred
by false propaganda and rumours...".
Concerns are being raised about limited access to justice
during the coronavirus pandemic. Visits to prisons by
lawyers and families have been banned.
After several days, the court allowed Zargar's lawyer to
speak to her over the phone.
"I am aghast to learn that in the name of quarantine,
Safoora [Zargar] is being kept in solitary confinement! Can
you imagine the psychological toll this will take on her?
She told me that she had made five applications to speak
telephonically to her husband but was denied each time by
citing COVID-19 protocols," the lawyer said. The lawyer is
worried that Zargar is suffering from medical and dietary
"This case shows that diminished access to justice during
the lockdown is being used to implicate and imprison student
activists who led the peaceful anti-CAA protests," said
Vrinda Grover, a Supreme Court advocate.
"Given her pregnant condition she is at high risk and having
been sent to jail by a court order, the court is fully
responsible that as an undertrial, her health is in no way
harmed in judicial custody," Grover said. Zargar's family
marked the first day of Ramadan with sadness and
"It would have been a very joyful occasion given that we are
expecting our first child. All we did was pray for her
safety and quick release. In her condition she needs care,
not jail," her husband told Al Jazeera.
A rare book.
How do the Families of Islamic people Survive the ongoing
Suffering and tragedies of their loved ones?
A Muslim Woman gives us the inside analysis in Story telling
by Kaukab Siddique
Dawame Zindagi. Short stories by Jabeen Cheema. 583 pages.
in Urdu. Published in February 2020, [Received via Prof.
available from : firstname.lastname@example.org
Islamic people are constantly under pressure to conform, to
assimilate, even to surrender.
Across the Muslim world the news is about the suppression of
people who are Islamic and their resistance despite
What keeps the struggle going? The faith and the
invincibility comes from the women in the families which are
suffering. We can't know how the Islamic people not only
survive but win.
We don't know because the women are too busy keeping their
families intact. Islam is winning because of these silent,
often unknown, women.
The writer, Jabeen Cheema, has the extraordinary ability to
tell a story which is realistic and detailed but factual.
She has the ability to create the suspense which makes the
reader ask: What happened next?
The struggle is sometimes at a mundane level which is very
common in Muslim countries. Everyone claims to be a Muslim
but their main objective in life is to accumulate the goods
of a comfortablr life. The Islamic people's own families can
crave for goods which can only be obtained through bribery,
corruption and support for the people in power.
The struggle is international, stretching from Afghanistan
through Kashmir to the Arabic speaking countries and beyond.
How do Muslims sustain all this bombing, killing and
humiliation and exclusion? It is owing to the
The Islamic family has survived owing to these women who
wear the hijab even when they are starving or their husbands
and sons are being abused and humiliated in front of
Some of these women are middle class and well to do but turn
to Islam and jihad when their souls wake up.
One of the most terrifying stories in this fictionalized
account is that of a highly educated middle class girl in
Kashmir who gives up her career and the future plans she had
through higher education to join the Kashmiri people facing
the brutal occupation by the Indian army.
This is often the dilemma of the Islamic people. They know
they are on the side of Allah and His Prophet, pbuh, but
they have no weapons. They are at the mercy of the
barbarians from India.
No one comes to help them though each Muslim country has an
The most pathetic are the people of Kashmir who keep
thinking: The Pakistani army will come..... when will it
come? The Indians can rape the Kashmiri women but the
Pakistani army still won't come.
My criticism of this novel is that it is too intense. It
could be made more tolerable if each story were to be
published as a separate booklet. It's a great first effort
and should have the support of my readers.
Guidance by Sis. Yasmin.
Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim'
As Salaamu 'Alaykum wa Rahmatullaahi wa Barakatuh.
The Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said...
"Whoever forgets that he is fasting and eats or drinks, then
completes his fast. It is only Allah who fed him and gave
~ My 'Salaams' to all ~
Hadith of the Week
Narrated by Abu Huraira, r.a.:
While the Prophet was saying something in a gathering, a
Bedouin came and asked him, "When would the Hour (Doomsday)
take place?" Allah's Apostle continued his talk, so some
people said that Allah's Apostle had heard the question, but
did not like what that Bedouin had asked. Some of them said
that Alllah's Apostle had not heard it. When the Prophet
finished his speech, he said, "Where is the questioner, who
enquired about the Hour (Doomsday)?" The Bedouin said, "I am
here, O Allah's Apostle ." Then the Prophet said, "When
honesty is lost, then wait for the Hour (Doomsday)." The
Bedouin said, "How will that be lost?" The Prophet said,
"When the power or authority comes in the hands of unfit
persons, then wait for the Hour (Doomsday.)"
Bukhari, Volume 1, Book 3, Number 56
[With thanks to Sis. Kristi]
by Br. Nazeer, Texas
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More than 3,000 infected in Aden alone.
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Taliban: We do not have missing US contractor
WHO orders staff to cease work in Yemen's Houthi-held areas
Iran arrests 320 over 'provocative' COVID-19 posts
Libya's GNA launches counterattack after deadly rocket barrage
Hating Arabs as a Common Ground: Why Israel's Coalition Government is Likely to Survive
Two Cases of Coronavirus at the White House
US grants Iraq a summer break from Iran electricity sanctions
Iran says United States yet to respond about prisoner swap
Libya: Attacks give gov't 'no choice but to respond'
Political Prisoners :
Civil Discord Show
The Editor of New Trend received Black Seed Oil as a gift
frfom Br. Ali & Sis. Ayesha in Virginia and researched its
benefits and wanted to share what he found with the
Black seed oil has been shown to have antioxidant
properties. These can help relieve inflammation inside the
body and on the skin. Herbs and supplements are not
monitored by the FDA. Research and use reputable brands.
Black seed oil has shown promise in treating some of the
most common health conditions, including high blood pressure
and asthma. It also shows strong antifungal activity against
Candida albicans — yeast that can overgrow in the body
and lead to candidiasis. Examples of other black seed oil
health benefits include:
* Reducing high blood pressure: Taking black cumin seed
extract for two months has been shown to reduce high blood
pressure in people whose blood pressure is mildly
* Reducing high cholesterol: Taking black seed oil has been
shown to reduce high cholesterol. It's high in healthy fatty
acids that can help you maintain healthier cholesterol
levels. Examples of these fatty acids include linoleic acids
and oleic acid. The levels of the oils can vary depending on
where the black seeds are grown. People may also see results
when consuming the crushed seeds.
* Improving rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: Taking oral black
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* Decreasing asthma symptoms: The anti-inflammatory effects
of black seed oil may extend to improving asthma symptoms.
Its effect in reducing inflammation in the airways may also
help with bronchitis symptoms.
* Reducing stomach upset: Eating black seeds or taking black
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Portions of black seed oil known as thymoquinone and other
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these results haven't been studied in humans. Black seed oil
shouldn't be used as a substitute for conventional cancer
Thank you to Ali and Ayesha Randall from Virginia for the
Embracing Life in Ramadan:
A Photographic Journey Through the Streets of Gaza
In Palestine, as is the case in the rest of the Muslim
world, Ramadan is a time of charity, family, and
The besieged Gaza Strip, which has reeled under Israeli
sanctions and successive wars for fourteen years, is also
feeling the Ramadan spirit. Despite the many restrictions
and the rampant poverty, solidarity in Gaza is at all times
In the exclusive Palestine Chronicle gallery below, Fawzi
Mahmoud takes us through the streets of Gaza City and its
adjacent refugee camps to spend a day with Palestinians as
they celebrate Ramadan, spread love and humanity, and
embrace life, as they always do.
picture gallery :
May 8. Relief goods for the poor and the needy have arrived
via Br. Abu Talib of Jamaat al-Muslimeen
We have three photos of the goods.
Br. Abu Talib can be contacted via New Trend.
Two donations of $100 dollars each have reached Masjid
Jamaat al-Muslimeen. They have been sent to 3 Jamaat
contacts in Ethiopia.
Is This Virus Sincerely and Effectively Managed?
By Abdulkabir Oyemomi
This piece is definitely not about discrediting the efforts
of all government's representatives in their dogged fight
against novel Covid 19; neither is it aimed at echoing
unctuous submissions of sycophants in and outside the steps
In the same token, this is not to open room of casting
aspersions for uncongenial people who are only active and
sharp at castigating the president and government at even
matters that are nugatory; these numpty people create
entirely different gamut of perspectives for this pandemic
as well as every other matter that have to do with president
Muhammadu Buhari and anything from his adminstration:
I saw a complete soppy elements in many unscrupulous critics
of this government when the news of the death of Chief of
Staff to the president (Abba Kyari) broke and how the man
was literally mocked through gauche jubilations . What a
I therefore distance myself or anything from me from such
The purpose of this article is to dissect and asses the body
known and referred to as Nigeria Centre for Disease Control
(NCDC),the body at the center of the battlefield against the
dreaded novel virus of Covid 19 as led by Dr Chikwe
In all honesty and fairness to NCDC, it has apparently been
decisive and painstaking at containing the virus through a
proactive contact tracing and other sundry measures around
it. Dr. Ihekweazu has been losing sleep by jumping from
pillar to post to ensure things are in order. For instance,
he visits minimum of two cities in a day to personally
supervise things in the cities of this country. But it
appears to many Nigerians lately that the body takes delight
in brandishing hyped and scary figures to justify humongous
amount of money going into this exercise as it suddenly
becomes a rocket science to create a way of verifying their
data. We equally demand explanation as to why every other
disease has disappeared and only Covid 19 is responsible for
Also, the body needs to establish without iota of doubt that
it is sincerely desirous of finding lasting solution to this
virus . I was particularly shocked to hear the DG of NCDC
say that he was reading about Madagascar's solution on
social media just like any other Nigerian. This plainly
shows to me that no African country can be referenced in the
face of procuring solution to this or any other medical
issue. He needs to tell us if he would say the same had that
come from Europe or America!
Whereas many of us believe strongly that this virus can be
decisively thrashed out courtesy of local herbs and
prophetic medicines, NCDC's body language and invariably
body language of Muhammadu Buhari led administration
apparently show they need the nod of obfuscating World
Health Organization (WHO) before allowing same.
A leadership that leaves nothing to chances would work
strenuously to have locally produced Test Kits at this
period of uncertainty. It is clearly not healthy for any
African government to place completely reliance on imported
medical materials when they can challenge indigenous experts
to take charge . Instead, some leaders in the business of
lawmaking would be wasting energies on bill that serves no
good purpose for now other than tacitly give credence to the
obnoxious propositions of foreign business moguls against
The writers therefore urges all concerned to be true
Nigerians and do away with parochialism by allowing all
hands to be on deck.
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