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Sayyid Samir Al-Haidari

Sayyid Samir Al-Haidari
Sayyid Samir Al-Haidari is a senior member of the Ahlulbayt Islamic Mission (AIM). He has an MA and Postgraduate Diploma in Islamic Studies from Birkbeck College, University of London.

Obituary: Mawlana Sayyid Shamim Al-Sibtain Rizvi

The Shia Muslim community in the United Kingdom recently lost a scholar and community leader. Mawlana Sayyid Shamim Al-Sibtain Rizvi, who has died age 83, was the founder of the S.I. Education Society in the United Kingdom, and was a prominent scholar of the Shia Islamic faith. Sayyid Shamim Al-Sibtain …

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Does boycotting Israel work?

Yesterday, I received a message from a religious, down to earth, Muslimah, who contested our ability to boycott Israel. She cited the notion that Israel controls a vast empire of companies and products; making it impossible to make sure our money does not reach Israel in some way. To further …

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Good Ideas and the Information Overload

The beauty of a statement is in its depth of meaning and the wisdom therein such that the eloquence of a man’s rhetoric is rendered unappealing without it. Whether it is Martin Luther King preaching of his dream or Sayyid Hassan Nasrallah declaring another victory; all stem from an idea, …

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From Knowledge to Activism

“And say: Act! Allah will behold your actions, and (so will) His messenger and the believers.” Holy Quran 9:105 Knowledge and self-building are important themes in the introspection of the individual. Our ability to succeed in a world of materialism is subject to continuing in the struggle for the pursuit …

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