What’s Happening

Rock Star Imams

If you’re among the growing number of Muslims who get their Islam online, keep reading but with your antennas up high. There’s a conspiracy underfoot to virtually misguide you. A new report released in February by U.S global policy think tank RAND Corporation, entitled “Promoting Online Voices for Countering Violent …

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Ayatollah Abdul Hadi Al-Fadhli returns to His Lord

According to reliable reports, the prominent Saudi Islamic thinker Ayatollah Shaykh Abdul Hadi al-Fadhli, has passed away in the early hours of this morning, the 8th of April 2013, after suffering from illness for several years. The late Ayatollah Al-Fadhli was admitted to hospital two days ago in the Islamic …

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AIM marks anniversary for Shaheed Al-Sadr in London

AIM marked the 33rd anniversary of the martyrdom of Shaheed Al-Sadr with a seminar as part of its AIM Platform series shedding light on the life and legacy of this great scholar. Shaheed Ayatollah Muhammad Baqir Al-Sadr stands out as one of the most prolific scholars in the contemporary history …

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AIM touring its courses to different Islamic centres

AIM is touring its courses to different venues and cities around the United Kingdom in an attempt to raise educational levels in the community. “Theres always been a need for Islamic courses in the United Kingdom, but never more so than now with all the different ideas and challenges” said …

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Reviving Student Activism

By Salina Khan A speaker we invited to our tiny college in suburban Chicago 15 years ago–radical human rights activist Lynne Stewart–is now a political prisoner in a U.S. penitentiary, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that I consider activities put on by most of today’s Muslim students organizations child’s …

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Gratitude

By Sheikh Hamid Waqar A Muslim’s gratitude towards Allah is of such importance that he should strive night and day to be thankful of the Lord’s bounties. Being grateful is expressing one’s satisfaction of Allah’s blessings, either verbally or through action. There are many verses of the Quran and traditions …

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AIM conducts marriage course in London

On Thursday 21st March 2013, AIM wrapped up it’s 8-hour structured course entitled ‘A Guide to a Successful Marriage’ in London. Approximately 50 students attended the course and benefitted from an array of different marriage related subjects that were taught in an interactive classroom environment. Teaching the course was Shaykh …

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AIM delegate attends International Islamic Unity Conference

AIM sent a delegate to a major event in the Islamic Republic of Iran where dignitaries and scholars from more than 103 countries around the world have participated at the 26th International Islamic Unity Conference held in Tehran. Participants at the conference stressed that the proximity of Islamic schools is …

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Majalis Fatimiyya: Imamah in the Quran

  The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) and the Islamic Centre of England are organising English Majalis to commemorate the martyrdom of Fatima Al-Zahra (as), daughter of the Prophet Muhammad (saw) and are pleased to have Shaykh Amin Rastani delivering the lectures on the topic of Imamah in the Quran. The program starts …

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10 Ways to Avoid Marrying the Wrong Person

There is a right way and a wrong way to get to know someone for marriage.  The wrong way is to get caught up in the excitement and nuance of a budding relationship and in the process completely forget to ask the critical questions that help determine compatibility.  One of …

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Keys to Happiness: Contentment

Happiness is perhaps the most encompassing and common aim in our lives. We judge everything in our life in terms of how it relates to our happiness. We hear people say countless times: ‘do what makes you happy’, ‘we wish you a happy life’, ‘your happiness is most imporant’. What …

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Quetta: The Power of Protest

Martyrs of the Shia community in Quetta are finally buried after a 4 day protest ended. Something incredible has happened – a revolution in Quetta. But this was no ordinary revolution; no shots rang out, no buildings were stormed and no burning barricades blocked the streets. In sharp contrast to …

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We Are All Quetta

Shia Protesters in Quetta Pakistan refuse to bury their martyrs until government takes responsibility.   Processions attacked in Karachi, people pulled off buses and gunned-down in Gilgit, billiard halls blown up in Quetta – the torrent of violence against the Shi’a of Pakistan continues unabated. Thousands of men, women and …

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AIM Confident in Community Spirit Against Division

In the past 48 hours various questions have been sent to the AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) enquiring about our position towards an incident that took place at the Arbaeen procession in London. Below is our response: ———– On Sunday 6th January, a group known for its abusive rhetoric towards our …

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Arbaeen 2013 English Majalis

The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) would like to announce its forthcoming Arbaeen programme in conjunction with the Islamic Centre of England and Banihashem Foundation. Arbaeen Al-Husayn (as): Thurs 3rd – Sun 6th January 2013 7.30pm – 9.30pm Wafat Rasulallah (saw): Fri 11th January 2013 7.30pm – 9.30pm Shahadat Imam Ridha …

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