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March 2009

Final Word

The “Change” Strategy People elect their leaders to take care of them, govern them by what they want, and do what they like. This, unfortunately, is not the case of today’s Muslims. Under the theme of political participation, benefit of Muslims and lesser of two evils, Muslims voted for different candidates in different U.S. elections. […]

World News

China Calls for New Global Currency China is calling for a new currency to eventually replace the dollar as the world’s standard reserve, days before the G20 financial summit in London. Some analysts say the move demonstrates China’s growing discontent with American dominance of the world economy. In an online essay Zhou Xiaochuan, China’s central […]

Behind Closed Doors

“The best of your rulers are those whom you love and who love you, who invoke God’s blessings upon you and you invoke His blessings upon them. And the worst of your rulers are those whom you hate and who hate you, and whom you curse and who curse you.” Sahih Muslim The Arab League […]

Racial Confusion

“O people, your Lord is One, and your father is one: all of you are from Adam, and Adam was from the ground. The noblest of you in Allah’s sight is the most godfearing: An Arab has no merit over non-Arab except by Taqwa. Have I given the message? O Allah, be my witness.”Prophet Mohammad […]

Pyramid of Junk (2)

This article is a continuation of the prohibited means of ownership and its implications. Deceit in Trade The sale contract is binding once the contract of offer and acceptance between the seller and the purchaser is completed and/or executed. To eliminate disputes, the Shar’a made it prohibited for the people to deceive in trading, and […]

Final Word

Hijrah: Migration Made History This month, we commemorate the anniversary of the establishment of the Islamic State corresponding to the Hijrah (migration) of Prophet Mohammad (saw). Hijrah is not just a story to tell which has a happy ending, nor a celebration of his birthday (saw) as it coincides with the date he migrated (12th […]

World News

China Urges Canada not to Accept Guantanamo Uighurs China urged Canada not to take up three members of its Uighur minority held at Guantanamo Bay out of the five detainees it agreed to accept as refugees. The three, whose lawyers have filed applications for refugee status in Canada, are among a group of 17 Uighurs […]

National News

Urban Warfare Drills Linked to Coming Economic Rage Urban warfare training drills are taking place across the country as top analysts as well as officials predict a potential “summer of rage” across Europe and America as civil unrest from the economic fallout builds. Earlier last month, 150 U.S. troops from the U.S. Special Operations Command […]