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AIM News
AIM is a Shia Islamic organisation empowering people through educational and recreational activities.

The Beggar and the Laborer

I came across a poem the other and it really struck me. I pondered over it for some while and marveled at how precisely it depicted a small aspect of our world – a small but significant aspect. It’s far beyond me to try and translate the poem into English, …

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Gender Apartheid or Respectable Interaction?

Muslim “progressives” suggest that the separation between men and women in mosques was established much later in Muslim history than during the days of the Prophet (peace be upon him and his progeny). They have also tried to link that with the Wahhabi influence on the Muslim world. Those views …

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The Results of Patience

You should know that patience (sabr) produces many results, among which is the soul’s training and discipline. If a human being bears patiently with misfortunes and calamities for some time, if he seriously endures the hardships entailed by worship and rites and the bitterness arising from the renunciation of carnal …

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Seminar: 32nd Annivarsary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran

The Islamic Centre of England has organized a seminar on the occasion of the 32nd anniversary of the Victory of the Islamic Revolution in Iran. Our aim is to familiarize and educate the new generations about the manifestation of the following verse from the Holy Qur’an and the importance of …

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Beginnings of Bitter Struggle

As the chiefs of the Quraish had failed in their attempt to get back the immigrants, they malevolently poured their ill-will on the Muslims in Mecca. They arrived at a decision which was that the Quraish would boycott the clan of Bani Hashim if Abu-Talib did not withdraw his protection …

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Statement: Sheikh Al-Amri Returns to His Lord

Verily we are from Allah and to Him do we return. It is with deep sadness and grief that the AhlulBayt Islamic Mission offers its condolences to the Imam of our time (may Allah hasten his return) and the Ummah at large on the demise of his Eminence Sheikh Muhammad …

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The Habit of Reading Among Children

Books are one of the best tools for training and upbringing. A good book always has a salutary effect on the mind of a reader. It will elevate spirit and thoughts, and it will augment the reader’s store of knowledge. Books help in correcting moral ineptitude. Particularly in these days …

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The Role of Justice in Society

A study of the history of revolutions shows important factors worthy of reflecting upon, on which the basis of uprisings and revolutions around the world and between various nations were built. That factor is no other than justice. Many times this word awakened the souls of those whose lives were …

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Controversies vs Arguments

Debates, disagreements, controversies, split views – no society is devoid of these phenomena. When controversies sprout in a society they can impact it in two major extreme ways: either push the society towards progression and advancement, or regress the society to make it fall lower than its previous state. The …

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Man of Our Age

The material civilization of today has solved many problems of human life, and has given man dazzling power to control nature. But at the same time it has so much eulogized and puffed the philosophy of having more and more, that it has made the man of our age a …

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Muharram Message 2010

The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) released its annual Muharram message in which it highlighted the importance of paying heed to the universal lessons of guidance contained in the eternal legacy of Imam Hussain (a). For followers of the path of the AhlulBayt (a), the crescent of the month of Muharram …

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Seminar: Eid Al-Ghadir

The Islamic Centre of England is organising a seminar with the support of AIM and BaniHashem Foundation to mark the occasion of Eid Al-Ghadir. Speakers include Sheikh Moezi, Dr Rebecca Masterton, Sheikh Ayyub Rashid and Sheikh Mohammed Zakaria. The event will take place on Sunday 28th November 2010 from 4.15pm …

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Statement: Sectarianism Serves the Enemies

Today the AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) released a statement in condemnation of the recent defamatory remarks in yet another attempt to sow fitna amongst Muslims. The statement reads as follows: ———- In His Name, the Most High, The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) condemns and denounces activities that slander the wives …

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Muharram Majalis 2010 in London with Sheikh Hamza Sodagar

The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) and the Islamic Centre of England are organising a series of 13 nights of Majalis in the English language for this upcoming Muharram 2010 with Sheikh Hamza Sodagar. The Majalis will start on Tuesday 7th December 2010 and keep going until Sunday 19th December 2010 …

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