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    (Original post by الله اكبر)
    I see. It is true unfortunately

    I seen them hugging him and stuff

    But they dont see it as haraam
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    (Original post by Tpos)
    Hope you all have a great weekend
    Btw u know that person who was trolling your blog. That was me. I got bored though. Apologies

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    (Original post by IdeasForLife)
    :yy:


    Btw u know that person who was trolling your blog. That was me. I got bored though. Apologies

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    You're an idiottttt. Tbh I was just embarrassed more than annoyed. I didn't even care about it on the revival account lol
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    (Original post by Biryani007)
    Ameen wa iyyaki...check the left side, it's written vertically
    I knew that all along, I was just testing you
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    does this mean we can't listen to mufti menk? these youtube sheikhs are confusing me :confused:
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    this one too
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    (Original post by Tpos)
    Hope you all have a great weekend
    Thats nice of you to drop by and wish us a good weekend

    But unfortunately i have to revise :unimpressed::hand:

    So no great weekend for me :sigh:

    What have you been up to, tpos? You dont post much anymore. How come

    You should do more blogs. I like to read and reflect upon them
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    Salaam All,

    I hope you guys are doing well?

    Smile
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    (Original post by Keke000)


    does this mean we can't listen to mufti menk? these youtube sheikhs are confusing me :confused:
    I don't get this video. I'm pretty sure that's actually anwar al-awlaki speaking in this video. I think someone's just shoved a random title on the video. I didn't watch all of it btw, literally 30 seconds or less.


    (Original post by Keke000)
    youtube;T4qIZ1RRlAk]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4qIZ1RRlAk

    this one too
    This guy gives no real reason as to why we shouldn't listen to Mufti Menk.

    Honestly listen to Mufti Menk, he is extremely good, especially with connecting to the youth in his videos.
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    (Original post by DarkMystryXxX)
    Salaam All,

    I hope you guys are doing well?

    Smile
    yes, alhamdullilah.
    How are you?
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    (Original post by Tpos)
    You're an idiottttt. Tbh I was just embarrassed more than annoyed. I didn't even care about it on the revival account lol
    I ran out of male tsr names to troll with on there tbh.

    My next troll was going to be :

    Ankabout: Shoutout to my homegirls Jameelxxx and Sister Rice.

    But stopped, sorry again
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    (Original post by Keke000)
    x
    This one's good

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    (Original post by IdeasForLife)
    This one's good

    oh, ok. will watch
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    #KeepinItHalal :lol:

    Edit: 'mar jaa' means go die. :mmm:
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    (Original post by الله اكبر)
    Thats nice of you to drop by and wish us a good weekend

    But unfortunately i have to revise :unimpressed::hand:

    So no great weekend for me :sigh:

    What have you been up to, tpos? You dont post much anymore. How come

    You should do more blogs. I like to read and reflect upon them
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    May Allah give you success.

    I shall be writing regular-ish on muslimwords.com so check that out, and the blogs on there

    I just don't feel like posting on here tbh, don't feel like I've got much to say and cbb with all the trolling and all that. But it's nice to drop in every now and again

    Hope you're well, whoever you are! (Quantum?)

    (Original post by IdeasForLife)
    I ran out of male tsr names to troll with on there tbh.

    My next troll was going to be :

    Ankabout: Shoutout to my homegirls Jameelxxx and Sister Rice.

    But stopped, sorry again
    You are an odd one, aren't ya
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    (Original post by Incredible97)
    Like your avatar pic..
    Thanks yours too :yep:
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    (Original post by Tpos)



    You are an odd one, aren't ya
    I'd say unique :yes:
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    I don't really read many blogs, bar Tpos's, but this guy's blog that I've recently read is pretty neat. His blog post about being a brown Brit-Pakistani travelling to Israel is quite good. Allahuma barak lahu. Give it a read.

    “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free”.



    Enthusiastic slogans such as these championing the cause of the Palestinians never used to hold much meaning to me- I saw them as unhelpful and infantile because after all this was a world where lofty ideals of good guys winning and bad guys being banished rarely transpired. However increased awareness of the conflict over the past year culminating in a stay at an Israeli detention facility last week has led me to change my opinion. For a people whose dreams of obtaining their basic human rights and dignity, from a country not so different from apartheid South Africa, hang by a thin thread and indeed their supporters vocal protests have become ray of hope whereby they can raise awareness and vent feelings of anger and frustration.

    I had spent months preparing for my trip to the country with the primary aim of visiting Jerusalem and seeing the great historical landmarks such as the Al Aqsa mosque and Wailing Wall. I had purchased clothes appropriate for the sweltering heat of the Middle East, booked my flight well in advance and converted almost all of my remaining savings to Israeli Shekels in an almost hyperactive state of eagerness. It was in this mood that I reached Ben Gurion airport on the morning of the 24th of June. The early warning signs should have been clear at passport control when the woman there rifled through my passport, asked “You’ve been to Pakistan?” and quickly sifted me through to the interrogation room where absolutely everyone incidentally was either Arab or Muslim. My fears of racial and religious discrimination, instead of being proven overblown and hyped up as I had hoped were quickly justified.

    The “guilty until proven innocent” ordeal began with a brief period of questioning about my personal details and motives in visiting and lasted for ten hours in which I was questioned four times. The perpetrator was a blond woman who seemed eager to prove right all the stereotypes I had ever held about Israelis. On this occasion, I would like to quote from “Naughty Nomad”, an infamous traveller whose advice I quite closely follow: “The worst thing were the attitudes. Israeli women are forced into the army for two years and many come out the other end as little monsters… “. Indeed if you would be so kind as to type “Israelis are..” into Google, the first option on this list (unsurprisingly) is “Israelis are rude”.

    By the third and fourth round we had advanced to the likes of the following:

    As well as interrogators reading all my Whatsapp and text messages in a blatant violation of privacy they repeatedly made statements such as “You don’t tell us what you’re really doing here and you’ll be in very deep trouble with both the Israeli and British governments” and insisted they knew I was up to something untoward. Of course these claims were made with no evidence whatsoever and despite my calm exterior left me incredibly flustered. As expected, exactly what I feared transpired and after a very long wait I was told that I would be denied entry to the state of Israel as a “security risk”. Along with another British Pakistani and a French Arab we were escorted to a room where our luggage was searched by an enormous “Explosion Detection” machine and subjected to an uneasily thorough body search- fortunately the plastic gloves on the hands of the security guard doing this deed did not bring forth the much feared prostate search. Small comfort but one a felt I deserved after being subjected to such humiliating treatment for no reason pass for my religion. And I suppose I did feel rather proud that the decision to deny me entry had apparently been taken at the very top, by the Ministry of Interior.

    Two security guards then informed me that I would be taken to a “facility” and would wait there for five days until my flight back to the UK. Feeling increasingly like a criminal and furious at my treatment, I was hounded into a van along with the other guys and driven for 5 minutes into a gated, white building surrounded by huge fences one would only accord to a jail or a police station. The doors in our cells were without knobs, the windows were double barred and the rooms incredibly humid and damp- a fact made worse by the presence of six individuals in mine; all having to make do on small bunk beds covered by furry grey blankets.


    It was almost 11pm before an unpleasant looking man with bloodshot eyes came to tell us that we would not be allowed to make any phone calls as of yet, that he did not care if my parents were worried or not and that we would have the opportunity to contact our relatives tomorrow before proceeding to lock us in. And thus, it was like this that were left that night- hungry, thirsty and worried without any fresh water, without any food and unable to sleep a wink due to the heat.

    The others in my cell included the British Pakistani and French Arab guys who had come in with me as well as a middle aged Ukrainian man called Alex, a Palestinian who had been refused entry despite being a citizen of the state of Israel and a 70 year old Tajik guy who had been hoping to fulfil his dream of praying at Al-Aqsa mosque but had been locked up for some unknown reason. It was this person that I felt for the most- when he wasn’t touching his head to the ground in prayer, he was anxiously walking around the room saying “Y’Allah Rehem” (Oh Allah, mercy). If only our captors had a semblance of this quality in them- a fact which seemed unlikely at that point given how well versed they were in Israeli state propaganda and their hounding laughter when sometimes, fatigued by the heat and bored by inactivity, we banged against the door attempting to earn a precious 5 minutes of air. In this matter, I’ am very proud indeed to say that they finally broke when they were unable to work as a result the incessant sound of my boots against the heavy metal door.

    The messages previous “visitors” had enshrined on the wall were very interesting and indeed provided a source of inspiration as the day dragged along. For example, above my bed was a message apparently from US senator Cynthia McKinney and Nobel Peace Prize winner Mairead Maguire: “Don’t worry, you are in good company! Cynthia McKinney, US Senator and Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Gaza aid ferry, 2009”. However the following words from the New Testament were the ones which provided the most comfort in that context and strengthened my resolve:

    “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who are hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled”.

    These verses, from Matthew 5:3-12 of the New Testament have the overall message of promoting humbleness in the face of adversity and overcoming our (perhaps inherent) desires for greed, extortion and cruelty- unfortunately all this seems to be lost on the present day State of Israel which through claiming to be the sole representative of the Jewish people instead has thrust upon them an extremely negative aura through its apartheid, repression and sheer arrogance in the face of worldwide condemnation.


    My own addition of “Usman woz ‘ere” was not quite as eloquent nor meaningful although I hope the brief accusations of prejudice and racial discrimination underneath may yet inspire future captives!

    At around 4pm, I received a visit from a rather pleasant man from the British embassy who listened to my story (which he had no doubt heard many times before) in a state of polite disbelief and rather helpfully booked an EasyJet flight home early on the morning of the next day. I was given a fairly standard explanation of “we cannot disrespect Israeli sovereignty- after all it is their country and they can do as they wish” in response to my tales of woe and demands that something be done about the violations of privacy and degrading treatment I had been subjected to. My provocative question of “Would you be saying the same thing if I was locked up in an Iranian facility” left him dumbfounded and he quickly fell silent. The amount of frustration I inwardly felt was immense and my sheer naivety that a British passport would exempt me from these kind of experiences; particularly in a so called democracy as Israel claims to be; was shattered.

    I was driven up on to the runway and straight on the steps of the plane before my flight. The agents escorting me refused to hand over my passport and instead gave it to the captain of the flight from whom I managed to retrieve it only after landing at Luton airport.

    Israel today has become what one would call an anachronism- the very idea of a Jewish state where minorities are subjected to inferior treatment is an idea the roots of which lie in centuries past- the ethnoreligious criteria used to denominate and rank citizens is hardly the hallmark of a liberal democracy. The Zionist state is the only developed country on the globe which undertakes the policy of ethnic cleansing and encroachment of foreign land with such arrogant gusto and in doing so has forever became an International pariah. With American support, the Israelis have continuously flouted UN security resolutions, became the only country in the Middle East to possess deployable nuclear WMD’s and slowly leeched into Palestinian territory with the intention of creating a greater Israel. What is more these policies and the sheer indifference of the Israeli political elite to the wretched fate of the Palestinians has now became the best recruiting tool for terrorists all over the globe.

    At times during my brief stay, the calls of “Hanzeer” (pigs) by the Arabs holed up with me in reference to the Jewish race almost resonated with me and yet, if a solution is to be found to this conflict, the rational amongst us must ensure that we don’t fall blindly into the same category of bigotry and hatred of which the Israelis are guilty.

    http://confusedusmanov.com/2014/07/1...nce-in-israel/
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    Asalamo 3lykom warahmatollahi wabrakaatom brothers and sisters.
    Just some advice.
    Please analyse and asses what information you are getting and what is the source of that information, just a few moments ago a brother posted a comment about a video in which there was some attacks being made on our brother mufti menk. This indicates one of the problems some of the brothers and sisters are facing which is when they listen to random islamic videos and lectures which contain misinformation. We should at least be able to distinguish who we are listening to and what source such a person is using. just because the person is shouting with a nasheed in the background and a randomly quoted hadeeth does not signify accuracy.
    The deen is backed by hikmah so please use it. know who you are taking your facts from and make dua to stay on the siraat al mustakeem.
    Mufti menk answers the question himself. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LcH5A10MUfQ)
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    (Original post by IdeasForLife)
    I ran out of male tsr names to troll with on there tbh.My next troll was going to be :Ankabout: Shoutout to my homegirls Jameelxxx and Sister Rice. But stopped, sorry again
    :lol:

    (Original post by Ruh)
    I knew that all along, I was just testing you
    Surrreeeee :rolleyes:

    (Original post by LotusBlue)
    #KeepinItHalal :lol:Edit: 'mar jaa' means go die. :mmm:
    Aww that's cute but you could've just private messaged me
 
 
 
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