What’s Happening

Imam Khomeini Conference

On Saturday 6th June, the AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) in association with the Sun Cultural Foundation organised a national conference to mark the 20th Anniversary since the demise of His Eminence, the Late Imam Khomeini (RA).

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A Message to the Global Peace Movement

There has been a lot of hustling and bustling in the Middle East lately, so much so that you might be forgiven for thinking that the promised winds of “change” are firmly on their way. Not since Condi Rice’s now infamous heralding of a “New Middle East” — whilst bombs …

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Elements of Unity

In an Islamic state, injustice to our private rights is sufferable. We must, however, prevent at all costs any harm to the state itself. In a letter addressed to Abu Musa, the Master of the Faithful (peace be upon him) writes, “There is not a man – heed this – …

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Event: Marriage, Divorce & Family Values

On Saturday 21st March 2009, the AhlulBayt Islamic Mission organised an event entitled ‘Marriage, Divorce & Family Values’. The guest speaker was Sheikh Usama Abdul Ghani from the holy city of Qum who addressed the community with a speech followed by an extensive question and answer session. Also present was …

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Alert: Shia Scholar Imprisoned by Saudi Security

Saudi security forces have raided the house of popular Shia scholar, Sheikh Nimr Baqir Al-Nimr, and detained him in a yet unknown location. Early in the morning of Monday 16th March, Saudi internal security twice raided the house of the Sheikh, located in Al-Awwamiyyah in the Eastern Province, following which …

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Islam and Racism

Tawhid, or “Unity”, is the basis of Islamic theology and therefore it is the ground of its philosophy of society. All humanity is one; a great unit. Its individuals are members of one society incorporate which is so comprehensive that it includes all differences within its oneness. The many find …

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The Problem of Origin of Life

How did life start in the beginning and through what means? Does every one of these innumerable species end in an individual living creature that is the source of its particular species? If that is the case, how did that first creature come into existence? Ordinarily, when theistic thinkers want …

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AIM Condemns BBC on Gaza Stance

The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) today released a statement of condemnation for the biased decision of the BBC not to air a fund-raising appeal for the victims of the Gaza crisis. In the statement, AIM said: ‘The decision by the BBC to prohibit a humanitarian campaign from being aired on …

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The Utility of Islamic Imagery in the West

The long history of encounters between Western civilization and Islam has produced a tradition of portraying, in largely negative and self-serving ways, the Islamic religion and Muslim cultures. There is a lot of literature cataloguing (and sometimes correcting) these stereotypes. A growing body of critical literature examines the formation, utilization …

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Joomla! Facts

Here are some interesting facts about Joomla! Over 210,000 active registered Users on the Official Joomla! community forum and more on the many international community sites. over 1,000,000 posts in over 200,000 topics over 1,200 posts per day growing at 150 new participants each day! 1168 Projects on the JoomlaCode …

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All Proceed towards Absolute Ideal

“Surely you, O men, are striving hard toward your Lord and so you are going to meet Him.” (Surah al Inshiqaq, 84:6) This Qur’anic verse sets a very high target for human society. It says that humanity endeavours on every level to meet its Lord. In this verse the word, …

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