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“Road to Victory” Letter from Umar ibn al-Khattab

January 22, 2011 Leave a comment

The leader of the Mu’mineen speaks to us again through the thought-provoking letter written to the leader of the Muslim army in Persia.

This letter details exactly what this Ummah needs for success.

This tells us how we, as Muslims can bring ourselves back from the pitfall we’re in Read more…


Jihad and Terrorism: A War of the Words

January 22, 2011 Leave a comment
الحمد لله و الصلاة و السلام على رسول الله و على 

Jihad and Terrorism: A War of the Words
An essay by Moazzam Begg

“Do not oppress and do not be oppressed.”
The Noble Quran 


During my years of incarceration at Bagram and Guantánamo Bay, I was interrogated well over 300 times. One of those interrogations, by the CIA, in my third year of US captivity, I still recall with a sense of amusement. The agent insisted on repeating the word ‘terrorist’ when referring to me. Nothing new, I thought. Read more…
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