Point of Gratitude
Alhamdulilah for good health, safety, and food - three things many people in the world don’t have.
No Fly Zone Petition for Libya - PLEASE SIGN →
Please sign this petition to the UN for a No Fly Zone over Libya. They are being bombed from the air and need international support to overcome the tyrannical dictatorship of Gaddafi. It only takes a half a minute, so please sign it.
"On Libya" by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf →
I want to share some quick thoughts and recollections inspired by the current turmoil taking place in Libya, which pains me deeply. Ghaddafi reminds me of Shakespeare’s tyrant, Richard III: conniving, mutant, dark, and absolutely cruel, with no concern for his family, friends, or companions, let alone the people he rules over. He kills to get to power and maintain it, but as power diminishes...
The world is a bridge. Cross this bridge but do not build upon it.– Jesus son of Mary, peace be upon him.
zaytunies asked: Salaams Amjad! I pray this finds you in the best of states. We just started a Zaytuna Student blog and would love your feedback:) Baraka Allah Feek,
Absolutely beautiful :) It seems that every culture and geographical location gives off its own unique type of spiritual fragrance. This is really soothing and you also get to see the beauty of South Africa.
Habib Umar bin Hafiz US/Canada/UK Tour →
Habib Umar bin Hafiz, a great scholar and luminary, is coming to the US and Canada this month. This tour is going to be amazing and I am sure those who meet him and listen to his talks will be very positively affected. Please check out the link to learn more!
Translation of Declaration of the Establishment of...
***UNOFFICIAL TRANSLATION*** The Libyan Republic Declaration of the Establishment of the National Transitional Temporary Council In affirmation of the sovereignty of the Libyan people over the entirety of their territory, land, sea and air; and in response to the demands of the Libyan people, towards the realization of the free will with which they shaped the uprising of February 17th; and...
Tanks Attacking Az-Zawiya Right Now →
Please make dua for the people in Az-Zawiya right now. Tanks are shooting at homes with women and children. Gaddafi’s forces are snatching up bodies as soon as they kill them so that people can’t get a death count. They shut down the power in the hospitals. I have never heard of such evil before. Please make dua.
Now and Then
mikasavela: The Ahmed Pasha Karamanli Mosque in Tripoli, Libya between 1860-190 (from Library of Congress collections). And in 2010 (by David Stanley). This is my preferred mosque where I would pray Tarawih most nights! A beautiful and illuminated house of God.
Libya Across the Generations — The Story from APM →
An interview my mother and I did with Dick Gordan’s “The Story” with NPR.