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Condemnation of defamatory personalities and organisations

  In His Name, the Most High, The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) denounces activities that slander, dishonour or insult the wives and companions of the Holy Prophet [peace be upon him and his family] who are revered by our Sunni brothers and sisters. We believe that such actions are executed in service of …

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It’s Good to Talk

Let’s talk about marriage… again! No, I promise, this time it is different. We have all read/heard various Islamic articles and lectures many times in our lives on this topic and should continue to do so, as it is always good to remind. We are also aware of the criterion of …

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Introducing Islam to Our Children

As the holy month of Ramadan is upon us again, we welcome it with anticipation and perhaps apprehension, as we wonder if we will succeed in fulfilling our duties. As parents, another thought may worry us: how can we relay the sanctity of these special months to our children? How …

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The Struggles of a ‘Towel Head’

I felt compelled to write this after attending a discussion recently, whereby one of the topics were whether men should be allowed to advise women on hijab. It gradually became more heated and it was interesting to hear the views from both sides. One comment, however, struck me. It was …

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Islamic Advices on Sexual Relationships

Sexual intercourse and the sexual relationship with a legal spouse are governed by nature, and at the same time is a sunnah of the Prophets and the Ahlul Bayt (as). It has even been referred to as the most pleasurable thing in life. A group of companions and Shī‘as of …

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Birth of Imam Mahdi (atf)

The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) and the Islamic Centre of England organised a one day seminar marking the birth of the master of our time, Imam Al-Mahdi (atf). The event was held on Sunday 8th July 2012, 4pm-6pm at the Islamic Centre of England in Maida Vale. Speakers included Sheikh …

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Majlis on Imam Kadhim (as)

On Saturday 16th June 2012, as millions of Muslims flocked to Kadhimiyya in Baghdad to commemorate the martyrdom of the 7th Imam of the AhlulBayt, Musa ibn Jafar (as); London also marked the occasion with its own commemorations. Whilst scores of people were killed in Iraq for marking the occasion, …

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Event: Activism & Community Leadership

The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) is proud to present AIM Platform, a regular topical event covering a mix of contemporary and traditional issues that matter. On Saturday 9th June 2012, the AIM Platform hosted Sheikh Hamza Sodagar who covered the topic of Islamic Activism and Community Leadership. Please register your …

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Imam Khomeini Conference 2012

The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) and the Islamic Centre of England organised a conference to mark the demise of the Father of the Revolution, the late Imam Khomeini. Entitled ‘Reflections on Leadership’, the conference was held at the Islamic Centre of England, London on Sunday 3rd June 2012. Guest speakers included: …

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Instilling Modesty in Children

Children’s fashion is a billion dollar market with movie stars and other media figures endorsing the latest and hippest trends. Not only is there more emphasis on name brands when it comes to children’s clothing, but the standard of acceptable clothing and behavior has been lowered immensely. It is disheartening …

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Action Alert: Free Kazmi Campaign

Journalist intimidated and threatened with being handed over to Israel in India For more details visit http://www.freekazmi.com —————- FORWARDED FROM THE ISLAMIC HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION   Contents 1. Summary 2. Background 3. Action required 4. Sample letter 5. Addresses for sample letters 1. Summary Syed Mohammad Ahmad Kazmi has been …

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Wahhabi Attack on Shia Mosque in Belgium

In His Name the Most High We are from Allah and to Him do we Return.   AIM condemns the savage attack against the Shia Muslim centre in Belgium that resulted in the tragic demise of Sheikh Abdullah who was the resident Imam at the centre.   These acts of …

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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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Islam and Social Responsibility

Men of faith define the present times in precarious terms. Beneath the glamour of technological progress, any deeper assessment of the general human condition presents a far more sombre reality. ‘What is to blame for our current perils?’ one may ask. In essence, we are living the after-effects of the …

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New year’s resolution anybody?

So 2012 is nearly upon us and if the world doesn’t end as the Mayans predicted, it is worthwhile thinking about a goal that we would like to achieve in the coming year. Yes, a ‘new year’s resolution’. The term is a dreaded one for many – as one facebook …

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Are we true to Imam Hussain [as]?

“If Husayn was one of us, we would have put up a flag and a minaret for him in every part of the earth and called the people to Christianity!” – Antoine Bara. It isn’t uncommon to hear people say “How fast Muharram has come and gone!” after the day …

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