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January 2013

“The Arab Spring”: Two Years Later!

The Arab spring that started in January 2011 led to multiple uprisings that brought the brutal rule of Hosni Mubarak of Egypt, Ben Ali of Tunisia and Libya’s Colonel Gaddafi’s to an end. For the moment Basher al-Assad continues to cling to power. Elections have taken place in a number of countries and in all […]

The Revolution Continues: Whose Next?

“And We shall turn to whatever deeds they did (in this life), and We shall make such deeds as floating dust scattered about…. That Day, the dominion as of right and truth, shall be (wholly) for (Allah) Most Merciful: it will be a Day of dire difficulty for the Misbelievers.” TMQ 25:23-26 Until the defeat […]

Egypt at a Crossroad

“And if the people of the towns had believed and guarded (against evil) We would certainly have opened up for them blessings from the heaven and the earth, but they rejected, so We overtook them for what they had earned.” TMQ 7:96 On Thursday, 22/11/2012 President Mohamed Morsi issued a constitutional declaration that included the […]

The Revolution in Syria

The Outcome Muslims Should Support “They Plot and Allah Plots, and Allah is the Best of the Planners” TMQ 8:30 The Syrian rebels accomplished a strategic success in shifting the balance of the battle against Bashar al-Assad’s regime through a well-crafted military plan based on guerrilla warfare tactics. The United States, worried by the rebels’ […]

The Prince of Capitalism

The Cost of Muslim Blood “Who does greater wrong than the one who invents falsehood against Allah, even as he is being summoned to Islam? And Allah guides not the disbelievers. Their intention is to extinguish Allah’s light (by blowing) with their mouths: But Allah will complete his light even though the Unbelievers detest it.” […]

Final Word

For the past few weeks, the Assad regime used Sarin gas against innocent civilians in Homs, and other parts of Syria, where many people died and scores more wounded. The Obama administration stressed repeatedly that using such chemical weapons is considered a red line for direct US intervention. The US position was that these were […]