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“That’s too much power for one man to have.”
After the ummah gave their allegiance to Abu Bakr (ra), he said this:
O People! I have been put in authority over you and I am not the best of you. So if I do the right thing then help me and if I do wrong then put me straight. Truthfulness is a sacred trust and lying is a betrayal. The weak amongst you is strong in my sight. I will surely try to remove his pain and suffering. And the strong amongst you is weak to me I will – Allah willing – realise the right from him fully. When obscene things spread among any nation, calamities generally continued to descend upon them. As long as I obey Allah and His messenger, you should obey me, and if I do not obey Allah and His messenger, then obedience to me is not incumbent upon you. (Now prepare for prayer).
Source: An email, Imam Anwar Al Awlaki’s Lecture series on Abu Bakr as Siddiq (ra)
I give the Zionists mad props for pulling this one:
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I thought America supported a “free market” system. Why don’t they make a law prohibting American companies from building factories overseas in order to take advantage of cheap labor causing many Americans to go job less. I don’t think George Washington or Thomas Jefferson or John Adams would be proud of America now.
Startling—and stomach turning : where Palestinians are involved, memory and sense of proportion fail us. The Jewish conscience, justifiably, has long called upon the world’s powers and upon their citizens to remain vigilant, never to forget -in the name of “the duty of memory”- the atrocities, massacres and genocides of the past. But where the State of Israel is involved, we are expected to set all sense of proportion aside, to leap to conclusions. Suddenly, it would be assumed that these are two equally powerful belligerents. After a six-month ceasefire, one of the two parties to the conflict (the Palestinians) is said to have broken the truce by unleashing its rockets. The victim of aggression (Israel) is acting solely in self-defense—if we are to believe the version sold to the world by Israel, and relayed by complacent and complicit Western media with the full support of the Bush administration and of many European governments. The bravest among them can barely bring themselves to point out Israel’s “disproportionate” reaction. What courage!
Ibn Battuta is one of the greatest travelers in history, journeying three times further than Marco Polo. JOURNEY TO MECCA IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF IBN BATTUTA tells the story of Ibn Battuta’s perilous and awe-inspiring two year journey from Tangiers to Mecca in the 1320′s, and includes extraordinary footage of the Hajj as it was experienced in the 14th century, and as it is experienced today by millions of people — images never seen before on the Giant Screen.
Belal from Leechon says:
I HIGHLY recommend EVERYONE to go see this film in the IMAX and bring ALL your friends along. The movie is about 45 mins long and follows Ibn Batutta beginning his journey with the Hajj.
Visually this film is a beautiful eye-candy treat. They’ve taken you into the past of what it was like to go to Hajj in the olden days and have paralled it with what it’s like today.
The filming of this movie was done last year and they’ve done a mighty fine job.
I just need to find out if it’s showing near me.
In Egypt, 2008 can easily be labeled the woman’s year. In addition to numerous new legislations championing women’s rights, 2008 saw the first female marriage registrar, the first female village mayor and the first sexual harassment case brought to court by a young woman.
Some Egyptian men must be crying right now.
Israa Abdel Fattah became the face of a young generation adamant on making a difference. After creating a group on the social online sharing website Facebook calling for a nationwide strike on April 6 to protest the increasing prices, the 27-year-old found herself in prison and became an unwilling cause célèbre.
Jailed for creating a facebook group? The Egyptian government is scared of a website.
Last October, Noha Roushdy, a filmmaker in her late 20s, won the first sexual harassment case taken to an Egyptian criminal court, and more surprisingly, the sentence was handed out in the first hearing.
Sherif Gomaa Gibrial, an Egyptian driver, was sentenced to three years imprisonment and fined LE 5,001 on charges of sexual assault.
Alhamdulillah for this! Now on to the rest of the Arab world especially Saudi Arabia. True story: my mother-in-law was “hit on” by some young Saudi boys. They threw pieces of paper at her which had some numbers on it. I’m assuming it was their numbers and they wanted the woman to call. What sick about all this is that they couldn’t tell that she was older and could be their mother.
Warning: Contains foul language.
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I’m sure everyone and their entire family has seen the movie, “The Message”, about the birth of Islam in Arabia. It is sold at almost any Islamic conference that I have been to and bootlegged to the point that no one cares. You can watch it on Google video here. It is an excellent movie and I highly recommend it.
DUBAI (Reuters) – A movie drama about the life of the Prophet Mohammad is to go into production soon, and will be only the second English-language film of its kind ever made, its producers said on Monday.
“The Messenger of Peace” will be a remake of Moustapha Akkad’s “The Message,” a 1977 Hollywood classic starring Anthony Quinn which is often applauded by Muslims as an example of how commercial Western cinema can respect Islam.
“We have only the utmost respect for Akkad’s work but technology in cinema has advanced since the 1970s and this latest project will employ modern film techniques in its renewal of the first film’s core messages,” producer Oscar Zoghbi, who worked on the original, said in a statement
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