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Khilafah

What is the Rightous Khilafah

Divine Principles Every Muslim Must Know Through their disillusionment with colonialist policies and rulers over them, Muslims around the world undoubtedly yearn for the return of Islam as a way of life. The Muslims have made their desire for Islam apparent in their recent demonstrations during the “Arab Spring”, through their increased adherence to Islam. […]

Obama: A Policy of Delusional Triumph

“Allah merely forbids you from taking as friends those who have fought you in the deen and driven you from your homes, and who cooperated with others in your expulsion. Any who take them as friends are indeed the wrongdoers.”  TMQ 60:9 According to a recent article published in the Atlantic titled “The Modern King […]

You Are The High Ones If You Are Believers

“And do not be sad or depressed. You are the high ones if you are believers.” TMQ [3:139] On  Saturday August 5th of this year, a lone gunman walked into a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, killing 7 worshippers before he was fatally shot by local police. On August 6th, in Joplin Missouri, a […]

Income Tax is Haram: The Islamic Perspective

“Class Warfare” and “Romneyhood” “The one who collects tax (maks) is in hell fire” [Ahmed] The aftermath of the current economic crisis, which started in the summer of 2008 is still making its ugly presence known  four years later. Countries like Greece, Spain, Portugal, Italy, France, and even the United States face austerity measures where […]

Revolution: Muslims Marching Towards Victory

The uprisings in the Muslim world were caused by a set of conditions, causes, and motivations. But before we discuss the current uprisings, the casual observer of the last 100 years of history in the Muslim world can come to one conclusion: there is an increasing desire to resume the Islamic way of life. The […]

Ramadan

Remembrance & Revival O beloved Muslim Brothers and Sisters: We Brothers and Sisters at The Shield join you in thanking Allah (swt) for blessing us to welcome another month of Ramadaan.  We thank Allah (swt) for allowing us another opportunity to purify our hearts, focus our minds, and strengthen our actions for His (swt) Sake. […]

Final Word

To Muslims in Syria! To the Muslims in al-Sham (Syria), in Homs, Dara’a, Idlib, Dimashq, Hama, Der el-Zor. and in Halab (Allepo), as well as all of the blessed land of al-Sham! We feel your pain, and our hearts break everyday when we see your suffering. We cry everyday for you … but we also […]

Liberation By Revelation

“The knots of Islam will be broken one by one until every one of them is undone. The first to be undone will be the knot of ruling and the last will be the knot of Salah” (Musnad of Imam Ahmed) The first knot of Islam was broken on March 3, 1924 when the Islamic […]