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Deferred Dreams, Self-Destruction, and Suicide Bombings

By Shaykh Hamza Yusuf There was a story in the New York Times a few days ago about how the “revolution” in Tunisia was sparked in December by the self-immolation of Mohamed Bouazizi, a 26-year-old, befuddled roadside green grocer. Like … Continue reading

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Untold Stories : Holocaust Memorial Day 2011

It’s Going to Rain Valdemar Kalinin It’s about to rain, getting darker, The leaves have long fallen from the trees, Leaving desolation where just an old man Roams, Picking handfuls of earth where Roma Perished. During this war Nazis shot … Continue reading

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Imam Ali’s Famous Epistle To Malik Ashtar, Governor of Egypt

Edited by Paul S Armstrong Imam Ali, the fourth Caliph of Islam and the first Imam of the Ahlul Bayt, is well known for his abiding contribution to spiritual thought. In the Arabic world he’s just as famous for being … Continue reading

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Does Islam permit the beating of Women?

“Men are the support of women as God gives some more means than others, and because they spend of their wealth (to provide for them). So women who are virtuous are obedient to God* and guard the hidden as God … Continue reading

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Up To Four? And Independent Modern Women

By Paul S Armstrong “If ye fear that ye shall not be able to deal justly with the orphans, marry women of your choice, two, or three, or four; but if ye fear that ye shall not be able to … Continue reading

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UN Human Rights Council Regarding Israel

Paul Salahuddin Armstrong Watching recent events, in light of history, has been key to me taking the stance I now have regarding Israel. Before embracing Islam ten years ago, I neither understood the situation in Israel, nor was particularly interested. … Continue reading

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