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Hajj: A Journey of Love

‘And proclaim the Hajj to all the people: they will come to you on foot and on lean camels, coming from distant places’ (22:27) That blessed season has returned once more. The tablecloth of glory begins to open, just as the lunar year comes to a close. The Divine call …

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#RohingyaGenocide: What can we do?

This week, media outlets have been shedding light on Rohingya Muslims that have been facing years of persecution and brutality. However, it amazes me that it’s taken years for them to realise that innocent Muslims are being butchered in broad daylight by the Myanmar government, it’s almost as if this was …

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The Beauty in Evil

‘Corruption has appeared throughout the land and sea by [reason of] what the hands of people have earned so He may let them taste part of [the consequence of] what they have done that perhaps they will return [to righteousness]’ (30:41) As followers of the Beloved Messenger striving to prepare …

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AIM hosts seminar with Ayatollah Mohsen Araki

AIM was proud to host a seminar with His Eminence Ayatollah Shaykh Mohsen Araki entitled Challenges and Duties of Muslims in the West on Tuesday 25th July 2017. The event was chaired by Saeed Shehabi; and overwhelmingly over a hundred individuals from different backgrounds participated in the seminar. Many Scholars …

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6 thought-provoking quotes by Malcolm X

Malcolm X was a revolutionary leader who had an unyielding commitment to freedom and justice. Below we have selected six quotes for us all to reflect upon:   1.”I believe that there will ultimately be a clash between the oppressed and those doing the oppressing.”      2. “You don’t …

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18 Months on: Remembering Martyr Ayatollah Nimr

وَلاَ تَقُولُواْ لِمَنْ يُقْتَلُ فِي سَبيلِ اللّهِ أَمْوَاتٌ بَلْ أَحْيَاء وَلَكِن لاَّ تَشْعُرُونَ ‘And call not those who are slain in the way of Allah “dead.” Nay, they are living, only ye perceive not.’  – Surah Baqara, Verse 154 Eighteen months ago, on the 2nd of January 2016, the Saudi …

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Hijab Emoji to appear on Apple Devices!

Rayouf Alhumedhi, a 16 year old has designed an emoji to represent those who wear the Hijab! She said that it was “baffling” that an adequate image did not exist already, and then wrote to The Unicode Consortium with her suggestion. On Monday 17th July 2017, which was ‘World Emoji …

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Islam and Racial Superiority – Ayatollah Jafar Subhani

يٌا أَيُّهٌا النٌّاسُ إِنٌّا خَلَقْنٌاكُم مِّنْ ذَكَرٍ وَأُنـثَى وَجَعَلْنٌاكُمْ شُعُوباً وَقَبٌائِلَ لِتَعٌارَفُوا إِنَّ أَكْرَمَكُمْ عِنْدَ اللٌّهِ أَتْقٌـكُمْ إِنَّ اللٌّهَ عَلِيمٌ خَبِيرٌ “O’ Humanity! Without doubt We have created you from a male and a female and have made you into various nations and tribes, so that you may come to …

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Has the world forgotten?

It seems as if the world has already forgotten the 17-year-old boy who was sentenced to crucifixion in 2015. Ali Mohammed Al-Nimr, a fearless, peaceful protester that courageously demanded basic human rights in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – and now faces death by execution. Let us not forget Ali …

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