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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman shakes hands with US President Donald Trump in Osaka, Japan, in June 2019

Saudi Arabia’s Campaign to Cancel the Palestinians

Topical and Current Affairs

From trolls to TV, Riyadh is rewriting history to undermine the entire Palestinian struggle, softening up the Arab world for its pending normalization with Israel “Liars, cheats and ungrateful.” That was the assessment of one of Saudi Arabia’s most senior royals, Bandar bin Sultan, on decades of Palestinian leaders. It is also curiously close to […]

Jewish Soldiers and Civilians Looted Arab Neighbors’ Property en Masse in ’48. The Authorities Turned a Blind Eye

Topical and Current Affairs

Refrigerators and caviar, champagne and carpets – a first-ever comprehensive study by historian Adam Raz reveals the extent to which Jews looted Arab property during the War of Independence, and explains why Ben-Gurion stated: ‘Most of the Jews are thieves’   “We turned a mahogany closet into a chicken coop and we swept up the […]

Abu Hurairah – The Great Hadith Narrator

Personalities

A Brief Biography of Abu Hurairah Abd al-Rahman ibn Sakhr Ad-Dausi Al-Zahrani ( عبد الرحمن بن صخر الدوسي‎‎), better known as Abu Hurairah accepted Islam during the year of Khaibar (7H / 628AD). He then established and maintained a close relationship with the Prophet peace be upon him. He accompanied him wherever he went, seeking […]

The Origins of the Variant Readings of the Qur’an

Quran

Shaykh Ammar Khatib and  Shaykh Dr. Nazir Khan Introduction The Qur’an is the literal word of God, the sacred scripture of the Islamic faith, and God’s final revelation to humanity. This single text produced the largest and most diverse civilization ever to exist on Earth, and for one and a half millennia it has been […]

The Signs of a Shaikh-e-Kamil (The Perfect and Qualified Shaikh)

Dhkir

ByShaikh Muhammad Masihullah Khan Sherwani Jalalabadi ( رَحِمَهُ ٱللَّٰهُ‎ ) A Shaikh is one who has full knowledge and experience of spiritual ailments (amradh-e-batinah), attributes of vice and virtue (akhlaq-e-razeelah and akhlaq-e-hameedah), their characteristics (khawas) and their effects (ta’theerat). He should further be able to distinguish between their similarities and he must have perfect ability […]

Zionism’s Terrorist Heritage

Topical and Current Affairs

Israel has a terrorism problem it’s unwilling to talk about. I understand the reluctance. Every now and then, I realize that I need to say something out loud, something painful, something I myself am not going to like, if only because I myself need to hear it. So here’s this: We in Israel need to […]

Al-Aqidah al-Tahawiyyah in English and Arabic

Aqueedah

Translated by Abu Amina Elias The following is an early text of Sunni Creed by Abū Ja’far al-Ṭaḥāwī, the outstanding scholar of the school of Imām Abū Ḥanīfah. متن العقيدة الطحاوية The text of al-ʻAqīdah al-Ṭaḥāwīyah بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم وبه نستعين الحمد لله رب العالمين In the name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful, […]

What is Kharijite and when it emerged?

Aqueedah History

Dr Hussein Muhammed Saleh Rahim In Arabic language, the term “Kharijite” is a plural word to mean the “leaver” or “outsiders”. They say the person has gone astray from the command of the Imam Al-Haq (True Leader) or has not come under his command.3 In other words, it defines anyone who has gone out of […]

Lion of the Desert: Omar Mukhtar

Hajj Personalities

On this day 9o years ago (16th September 1931) Omar Mukhtar (rahimahullāh) at the age of 73, was executed and hanged to martyrdom by Italian colonial forces. Omar Mukhtar was born in the year 1858 in an impoverished household in the region of Cyrenaica which was under the control of the Ottoman Empire. As a young individual Omar lost his […]

Palestine

Pakistan will not recognise Israel: PM Khan

Topical and Current Affairs

Imran Khan’s comments come days after a US-brokered deal between UAE and Israel to normalise relations. 20 August 2020 Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said his country will not recognise Israel until there is a Palestinian state acceptable to the Palestinians. In an interview with local broadcaster Dunya News, Khan said on Tuesday Islamabad would […]