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Exposed: The US-Saudi Libya Deal

You invade Bahrain. We take out Muammar Gaddafi in Libya. This, in short, is the essence of a deal struck between the Barack Obama administration and the House of Saud. Two diplomatic sources at the United Nations independently confirmed that Washington, via Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, gave the go-ahead …

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Ayatollah Khamenei and a Principled Foreign Policy

One of the most important points to keep in mind when discussing the leadership of Ayatollah al-Udhma Imam Khamenei is the very fact that he was chosen to succeed the towering figure of Imam Khomeini (r.a.). The fact that the late Imam was an extraordinary personality, who revolutionized the role …

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Event: The Voice of Revolution

The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission and the Lebanese Welfare Community held a seminar to mark the birth anniversary of Sayyida Zaynab (a). The seminar was entitled ‘The Voice of Revolution’ with guest speakers including Sheikh Bahmanpour, Br. Amir de Martino and Dr. Saeed Shehabi. The seminar was hosted at the Imam …

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Bahrain: The Yearnings of an Oppressed Nation

The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) released a statement stressing the need for unity and vigilance to confront the challenges affecting the Ummah. AIM stressed that there is today a grave responsibility on our shoulders toward the oppressed people of Bahrain, as well as the uprising nations across the Ummah including …

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The Long Arab Revolution

The Arab Revolt of 2011 is unabated. Protests continue in such unlikely places as Bahrain. On Valentine’s Day, a protest march in Manama had no love for the al-Khalifah royals. It wanted to deliver its message. “Our demand is a constitution written by the people,” the protestors chanted. Opposition leader …

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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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