Indeed Allah has power over all things. When you put your trust in Allah obeying His commands, then you have indeed held onto the most trustworthy handhold which will never break and never fail. Alhamdulillah
The difficult situations of life are only tests and one of the main criteria for passing it is patience, the backbone of steady Imaan. Allah refers to it as a means to overcome the trials of life. Blessed are those who have patience. They are the ones who are ultimately successful
Trump issued a statement Friday wishing Muslims a “joyful Ramadan,” but apparently could not resist peppering it with repeated references to terrorism.
“This year, [Ramadan] begins as the world mourns the innocent victims of barbaric terrorist attacks in the United Kingdom and Egypt,” Trump wrote. “America will always stand with our partners against terrorism and the ideology that fuels it.”
Trump’s statement veers sharply between well wishes for the holiday and tough talk aimed at terrorists and their backers. Read more (5/26/17)
A Michigan politician is facing backlash for refusing to apologize for a Facebook post that urged people to “kill every last Muslim,” the Traverse City Record-Eaglereported.
Jeff Sieting, village president of Kalkaska, a small Michigan town about 230 miles northwest of Detroit, posted a lengthy anti-Muslim Facebook status in November.
The post said Islam was a “death cult,” and called on non-Muslims to “kill every last Muslim, burn every last copy of their satanic book, burn every last mosque to the ground.” The post also said the only “answer” to terrorism is to nuke the two holiest Islamic cities — Mecca and Medina — and 10 of the largest Muslim-majority cities.
The post was found by Kalkaska native Cindy Anderson. Anderson and other constituents asked Sieting to apologize, but he refused, and now, his constituents are looking to remove him from office. Read more (7/13/17)
Ibn Al-Qayyim said that “the effectiveness of these surahs is great to repel magic, evil eye, and the rest of the evils and the need for a slave to seek Allah’s protection from these two surahs is greater than his need for self, eating, driking, and wearing dress” (Al-Fawwaid, 2/426).
Neighbors and ex-friends of the attackers in London told members of the press that they had contacted law enforcement multiple times about one of the alleged attacker’s extremist views, BuzzFeed U.K. reported.
An unidentified man, who said he is a former friend of one of the suspects in the London attack, told BBC Asian Network that he notified police through their anti-terror hotline after hearing several comments about past terrorism attacks.
He reportedly said that the anti-terror police failed to take action after his report. Read more (6/6/17)
Be thankful for your blessings and never doubt your struggles. Don’t ask why they happened, just be thankful for the strength they gave you. The Prophet ﷺ said: “If Allah wants to do good to somebody, He afflicts him with trials.” [Al-Bukhari]