Desi Thoughts

73 Years

Posted by in Islam, Islamabadi, Pakistan, Thoughts

I wrote this last year but never posted it. today is the 73rd year of the independence of Pakistan. The country I left as 19 years old looking for a better future. I did find religion and a future but being away from Pakistan left a gaping hole in my personality. this will be something I need to come to terms with but alhamdulillah I was born in Pakistan and lived as a Pakistani and still love Pakistan. what religion gave me was a sense of no nationalism. Islam doesn’t…read more

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Ramadan is Coming

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So Ramadan is nearly a week or so away, i am freaking out now, Last year also i think I couldnt give my 100% during Ramadan and now it is the same. I pray I am able to put my self in a position where i am able to do every normal Muslim can do Inshallah. It is going to be a great month, spend time with my family, read Tafsir/Quran and Inshallah complete a book. Not sure where i will go for Taraweeh but Inshallah it will be fun…read more

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I read this hadith and get scared but then Duniya takes over me and then i read this again and get scared and then duniya takes over me ….. :(

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Volume 2, Book 23, Number 468: Narrated Samura bin Jundab: Whenever the Prophet finished the (morning) prayer, he would face us and ask, “Who amongst you had a dream last night?” So if anyone had seen a dream he would narrate it. The Prophet would say: “Ma sha’a-llah” (An Arabic maxim meaning literally, ‘What Allah wished,’ and it indicates a good omen.) One day, he asked us whether anyone of us had seen a dream. We replied in the negative. The Prophet said, “But I had seen (a dream) last…read more

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Friday Prayers

Posted by in Islam, Thoughts

Every Friday I goto Friday prayer alhamdulillah, but I have been seeing something that I feel is so important and we don’t talk about it. We all already know that Friday is the most important day of the week, there are numerous hadith about this and some are below. It was narrated that Abu Hurayrah and Hudhayfah (may Allaah be pleased with them) said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Allaah led those who came before us away from Friday. The Jews had Saturday,…read more

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Bahrain (a thought)

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  This is a very confused rant which I put down in writing, I just didn’t know how to gather all facts and write them. So just read it. Initially I had been very much appalled by the news of the crackdown on the Bahraini Demonstrators; I thought, here was another regime that was trying to put down dissent. I was actively posting stories about how bad it was on my face book profile until I decided to take a step back and look at the whole geo political situation….read more

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Umrah

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Alhamdulillah finally did umrah after a long time, Cant wait to go again inshallah.  

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محققِ قرآن اور احیائے خلافت کے حامی

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محققِ قرآن اور احیائے خلافت کے حامی علی سلمان بی بی سی اردو ڈاٹ کام، لاہور پاکستان میں تنظیمِ اسلامی کے بانی اور مذہبی سکالر ڈاکٹر اسرار احمد کی زندگی میں ایسے کئی موڑ آئے جب انہیں اپنے قول وفعل، بیان و عمل کی وجہ سے اختلاف اور تنقید کا سامنا کرنا پڑا البتہ گذشتہ دو دہائیوں سے انہوں نے کوئی ایسا بیان نہیں دیا تھا جسے عوامی سطح پر متنازعہ قرار دیا جاسکے۔ ڈاکٹر اسرار احمد قرآن مجید کے محقق تھے اور انہوں نے ڈاکٹری کا پیشہ چھوڑ کر…read more

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Why have the British media killed the ‘Kill Khalid’ reviews?

Posted by in Books, Islam, Politics

Despite rave reviews in the US, Paul McGeough’s book about a failed Mossad assassination attempt has been ignored by British media By Phillip Knightley LAST UPDATED 3:10 PM, JULY 21, 2009 In April this year Quartet Books published Kill Khalid: The Failed Assassination of Khalid Mishal and the Rise of Hamas. It was written by an Australian war correspondent, Paul McGeough, an expert on the Middle East. The book had come out in the United States to ecstatic reviews. I had heard of McGeough and although I did not know…read more

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KILL KHALID

Posted by in Books, Current Affairs, Islam

I have nearly read this book and this book is a very interesting account on Hamas and its history. A must read for anyone who wants to know about Hamas. The Martyr Who Did Not Die By REVIEW BY GREG MYRE Sunday, March 8, 2009 KILL KHALID The Failed Mossad Assassination of Khalid Mishal and the Rise of Hamas By Paul McGeough New Press. 477 pp. $26.95 Actuarial tables are not kind to the leaders of Hamas. The Israeli security forces reserve a special fury for the radical Islamic group,…read more

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Britain expels Israeli diplomat over Dubai passport row

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The UK is to expel an Israeli diplomat over the use of 12 forged British passports linked to the murder of Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Mabhouh in Dubai. Foreign Secretary David Miliband told the Commons there were “compelling reasons” to believe Israel was responsible for the passport “misuse”. He said: “The government takes this matter extremely seriously. Such misuse of British passports is intolerable.” Israel says there is no proof it was behind the killing in Dubai in January. But Mr Milband said it was “highly likely” the Israeli secret service…read more

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