November 2014


Letters to the Editor

On ‘Khutbah in Arabic’, The ‘Zahir’ and ‘Batin’, and more…


The Soul’s Comfort

God’s revelation, expressed ‘in words’ (the Qur’an), or in ‘sense and meaning’ (the Sunnah), is complete. They can be expanded and elaborated upon, but cannot be added on.

The Qur’an

Verses from Surah Al-Hajj (no. 22) [29 – 33]

[29] Then let them accomplish their cleansing,44 fulfill their oaths45 and circumambulate46 the Ancient House.47 Commentary 44. The textual “tafath” is for impurity,… more »
The Hadith

The True Basis of Islamic Brotherhood

(1) M'uad bin Jabal related to us: “I heard the Apostle of Allah say: Says the Lord: ‘My love is due, as of… more »
News Flashes

Flashes from the Muslim World

INDIA 300,000 Hajj Applicants Turned Down An estimated 300,000 Indian Muslims did not have their applications approved for the Hajj this year, according… more »

‘The Israeli Dream’: The Criminal Roadmap towards ‘Greater Israel’?

Ethnic cleansing planned in the Middle East…? History, legality ignored, writes FELICITY ARBUTHNOT. Global Research’ – The concept of a ‘Greater Israel’ according to… more »

John Mohammed Butt: The Hippy Who Became an Imam

Forty years after following the hippy trail to South Asia, John Butt is still living in the region, and still spreading a message of peace and love.


Nation of Cowards

It is absurd to say Israel’s security is endangered by anyone, and especially by the hopeless, lifetime prisoners of Palestine.

Contemporary Issue

Ukraine War Pulls in Foreign Fighters, but They are Not ‘Terrorists’ like in Syria and Iraq*

Foreigners fighting for both sides in east Ukraine’s bloody conflict hail from across Europe and come with a bewildering array of agendas.

Children’s Column

Children’s Column Content for YMD November 2014

The Qur’an for Young Hearts – 55 Important Notes 1:The translation of the Qur’an being presented here is interpretative. It is meant for… more »