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The Lawfulness of Muslim Revolutions – Imam Zaid Shakir (Emel)

April 4, 2011 by


The Lawfulness of Muslim Revolutions By Imam Zaid Shakir As protests and defiance spread in Muslim countries, questions are being asked as to whether such conduct is halal.   As revolutions and uprisings sweep the Middle East and North Africa, most Muslims everywhere are energised by a wave of hopeful change in a region that […]

Qur’an defeats Muslim Barbarism – Imam Zaid Shakir (Emel)

January 11, 2011 by


Qur’an defeats Muslim Barbarism By Imam Zaid Shakir Issue 75 December 2010   There has to be an honest and faithful understanding of the Qur’an. One of the fundamental assumptions driving the current demonization of Islam and Muslims in the West is the idea that acts of wanton violence undertaken by isolated Muslim individuals, or […]

FATWA: Orthodox Muslim Scholars Explain Jihad, Abrogation in the Quran & the “Verse of the Sword” (SeekersGuidance)

November 8, 2010 by


SeekersGuidance – Jihad, Abrogation in the Quran & the “Verse of the Sword” – Answers. Jihad, Abrogation in the Quran & the “Verse of the Sword” Answered by Ustadh Faraz A. Khan Question: I’ve recently been reading about abrogation in the Qur’an, and I am now supremely confused. Some people say that there is no […]

Sh. Yasir Qadhi On Umar Farouk AbdulMutallab (The Underwear Bomber) and Radicalism Amongst Muslim Youth (Muslim Matters)

October 19, 2010 by


  Shaykh Yasir Qadhi of the al-Maghrib Institute has written a great piece examining the motives and radicalization process of young Muslims. He also provides a sketch of the famed Underwear Bomber, Umar Farouk AbdulMutallab, who attended the Ilm Summit in the summer of 2008. Full Post: “The Lure of Radicalism & Extremism Amongst Muslim […]

Muslims Report Rising Discrimination at Work (New York Times)

September 24, 2010 by


Muslims Report Rising Discrimination at Work (NYT) Here’s an article from the New York Times describing how discrimination against Muslims is on the rise. Key Highlights: Discrimination Against Muslims Are Reaching Record Highs: “Such complaints were increasing even before frictions erupted over the planned Islamic center in Lower Manhattan, with Muslim workers filing a record […]