Message from Imam Suhaib on Egypt (Share Your Comments!)


With the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. Peace and blessings of Allah upon our master, Muhammad ﷺ and those who follow him until the end of time.

Dear brothers and sisters,
Asalamu `alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh.

It is with tempered happiness, touched hearts and tears of joy that we congratulate the Egyptian people on their victory over oppression. It is a blessed month, in which many of us honor the birth of our Prophet ﷺ. And, from this day forward, insha’Allah, we will recall the birth of a new mindset in the Middle East. Ahmed Shawqi wrote, “Egypt is history….so look at her and read it!”

Truly, the Egyptian people have captured our hearts. Their love for freedom, dedication to each other irregardless of religion, and the pursuit of a free life, are truly admirable. Without “Operation Freedom,” “Autocratic thugs,” and “Irresponsible extremist theology,” but, “Allah does not change a people until they change themselves,” they were able to bring change. At SuhaibWebb.com, the majority of us have lived, studied, cried and laughed in Egypt, and our relation is that of close cousins. We have called for a “Global Qiyam” this weekend and encourage all to take part begging Allah to assist the plight of the oppressed wherever they are.

Finally, while we celebrate the political death of an oppressor, let us reflect on the happiness when, insha’Allah, we enter Paradise and see our Prophet (peace be upon him). In order for that to happen, we must rise against what Shaykha Muslema al-Azhariya coined “the inner Mubarak!” Just as the Egyptians were empowered to initiate change in their country, we must seize the opportunity to change ourselves and rise up against the oppressive nature of our souls! God bless the Egyptians, accept their efforts and make this an example of change for the rest of the world.

Please leave your message of support, supplication and congratulations to the people of Egypt!

Suhaib

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  1. Iman E says:

    اللهم اجعل فيما قدرت لنا خيرا….اللهم اجعل ما قدرته لنا خيرااااا…اللهم انا نحمدك على ما قدرته لنا واجعله كل خير وارضنا به…واصلح به كل ماهو فاسد..واحفظ مصرنا الحبيبة من كل شر

    I’ve never been prouder to call myself Egyptian until this day! ♥

    انا مصرى و أبويا مصرى

    الله اكبر
    الله اكبر
    ولله الحمد

  2. Aysha Khanom says:

    Asalamu Alaykum,

    While the world looked upon their struggle, it is only the people of Egypt who feel the true triumph of their victory.

    May this moment in History make you stronger in heart, mind and faith together and let it be a reminder to all the power of standing together as one.

    May Allah bless those who were martyred, and not forgotten.

    Keep strong and stay strong.

    Allah be will you all always.

  3. Deen Mohammad says:

    Allahu Akbar! May the people of Egypt enjoy their freedom and cherish their faith. They are such an inspiration.

  4. Daniel Zain says:

    My dear Egyptian & Tunisian brothers & sisters! Be strong, be firm & just, do not fight among yourselves & always have trust in Allah taala! We in Malaysia stand by you in your struggles to regain the freedom that has long been stolen from you. You have inspired us all & we will make du’aa that the road ahead will lead to a better future for everyone.

  5. Miss Ibrahim says:

    Alf Alf Mabrook ya habaybi! May Allah bless you all, bless us all and bless Egypt! As an Egyptian living abroad, Ive been watching the developments since the revolution began. I havent slept well at all, sometimes Id go days not sleeping, because I couldnt separate myself from baladi el7abeeba. Rabena Ma3ako, rabena ye7fazku and know that you make us Egyptians all proud in all parts of the Earth. Your victory is from Allah, to you, and from you to all of humanity!

    To all of the people who have resisted and kept supporting this beautiful people’s revolution, I love you and wish you nothing short of the best in this life and the next

    Alhamdulilah waShukr Lillaah!

    - From Your Egyptian Sister in the USA
    Miss Ibrahim

  6. Saba says:

    Congratzzzz to u all.May ALLAH(SWT) make egypt a fortress of Islam under the rule ov a just n God fearing Ruler.ameen!

  7. Elaine Younes says:

    Alhamdulillah! May Allah lead the people of Egypt to a free and just society. May we all keep praying for oppressed and poor in the whole world.

  8. Hasnat Ashiq says:

    May Allah bless the people who stood up for the freedoms and not have their spilled blood be in vain. Hopefully next leaders are sound and not bigots of one type or another. May Allah make this a step towards Muslim Ummah coming into the light from darkness and bless us with getting rid of our inner Mubaraks. May Allah make us pleasing to Him and make our beloved Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) smile when he sees us on the Day of Judgement.

  9. Freedom Fighter says:

    Im really happy for all of Egyptian! Really proud of you! Im so HAPPY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  10. LiyanaNaznim says:

    I am so proud of you!
    MAY EGYPT HAVE A MUCH BETTER FUTURE AHEAD!

    -Much love, from Malaysia

  11. Nauman Azhar says:

    All of my love and prayers for my wonderful, brave and amazing brothers and sisters in Egypt. You have amazed the entire world and won the hearts and minds of people all over the world.

    I am so happy! All my prayers for a peaceful, blessed, prosperous and happy future for all citizens of Egypt!

  12. Teresa says:

    As-Salamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh!

    Alhamdu lillah! Allahu Akbar! The Egyptian people are truly an inspiration to everyone!!

    May Allah (swt) lead the people of Egypt to a free and just society. Those that have died in this fight… may He reward their good deeds and grant them a place in Jannah.

    May Allah (swt) be with you always. Ameen.

  13. Kim Iqbal says:

    Mabrook to my brothers and sisters of Misr. Your peaceful but firm reslove is an inspiration to others. Your dedication to keep things orderly, taking pride in keeping your streets clean and your streets safe from thugs, confiscating stolen property and turning it over to the military. Give thanks and stay strong on the path of Allah. May Allah protect and guide the people in the days ahead Ameen

  14. Umm Yusuf says:

    Bismillah

    Assalamo-alaikum wa rahamatullahi wa barakaatuhu to my dearest Egyptian brothers and sisters–most especially the brave youth–

    Know that we LOVE you for the sake of Allah al Aziz- al Fattaah!!! The Supreme–the One who opens doors and grants victory

    Know also that whilst we watched you brave the torture and hardship, the janaazah after janaazah…you reminded us of the Companions of the Prophet pbub- indeed in you are the likes of Abdullah ibn Zubayr, Ali ibn Taalib, Anas ibn Maalik (radi’Allahu anhum)

    In you lie the keys to greater victory-Stand firm and stay united- dont let shaitaan and his many helpers who right now may be very worried-dont let them ever destroy this unity that you have found.Stay firm and remain steadfast–indeed it is only those who believe AND remain steadfast who will get the victory.

    As we stand in euphoria with you- let us remember those who died-who insha’Allah are in an even better place–a place which we also hope to attain–a place where the euphoria will certainly be never ending.
    May He keep you firm and provide you with leaders who are pleasing to HIM.AAMEEN

  15. Dina says:

    To my dearest Egypt:

    All my love and respect and honor to you. God bless you and dry your tears and heal your wounds, and may He bless your martyrs and safeguard your freedom always and forever. God is Great, and does not change a people until they change themselves. All my love ya habibti.

  16. douglas_kelly says:

    Yasir Qadhi said it best: “Ya Allah, replace him with someone who is truly blessed!”

  17. shakib says:

    viva egyptians, viva their love for freedom. nothing taste sweeter than the taste of freedom. the world is with you on the day you breathe alive.

  18. Ahmed says:

    ALLAHU AKBAR!!!!

    What a Blessed Month of course and a Blessed day for Egyptians, the Ummah! Out of all the oppressors in the Middle East – I had wanted this man to go! I was so excited when this all started – and am so glad it ended in the desired manner!! Brought me to tears!!

    May Allah (swt) Bless our Egyptian brothers and sisters, young and old! May Egypt start the steps towards a bright and fruitful future with Allah’s Guidance and Mercy. May the martyrs blood not have been in vain.

    Ameen!

    Indeed, as mentioned, what a great example our Egyptian brothers and sisters in Faith have set for both as individuals (that “inner Mubarak”) as well as for the Ummah at large!

    We love you Egypt!!!!

  19. salih says:

    Assalamu Alaikum my brothers and sisters in Egypt. All praises and thanks be to Allah for granting you victory over the oppressor. Our hearts are more than happy to learn that Mubarak is gone. It’s not just a victory for the Egyptians but also for all muslims. May Allah make it easy for you to establish a new republic, and grant you righteous leaders, peace, and prosperity. Ameen.

    Salih

  20. Maryam Amir-Ebrahimi says:

    ALLAHU AKBAR!!! WE WERE WITH YOU THE WHOLE TIME AND ARE ALWAYS WITH YOU OUR BELOVED AHLUL MISRA!

  21. Anisa says:

    My du’a for all of you! You show the world that the with the help of our creator people power can make the change.
    Now the hard work just begun, I hope you will still united togather and work togather for the freedom in your country. Remember it tooks about 300 years for America to get to this point. You will face the big challenges ahead, but please stay united and choose your government carefully. Congrats again my brothers and sisters in EGYPT
    You deserve the best!

  22. Nancy says:

    Bismillahi Rahmani Rahim

    Salaam Alaikum to my Muslim brothers and sisters in Egypt and hello to all the non-Muslim people of good conscience who have worked so hard to rid the country of an evil dictator. May Allah bless you and grant you everything that is good in this world and the next. I pray for the corruption to evaporate, for each Egyptian to have the opportunity to live a dignified life, for Egypt to become a role model for the rest of the Muslim AND non-Muslim world. You have a huge task ahead. But today, ah, today! Today we will simply rejoice. Allahu Akbar!

  23. Muslema says:

    Dear Egyptians,

    Words really can’t express how proud of you we are for the struggle you have endured in such an incredible and honorable way. May your example inspire the entire Muslim and non-Muslim world. May you be blessed with a just and free government and may your next ruler be like Musa (Moses) instead of Pharoah. May the happiness and fraternity you share in these sweet moments of victory only increase. Know that you are always in my prayers.

  24. ZF says:

    Alhamdulilah

    Mabrook

  25. Hana says:

    Allahu Akbar!!!! Mabruk on being the courageous heros :)

  26. Umar says:

    May Allah bless people of Egypt with today`s victory and grant Jannah for those shuhada who were martyred to achieve this blessed day, Ameen!

  27. Umar says:

    We thank Allah for this Small victory and may Allah continue to give all of you strength, patience and perseverance in your struggle for peace, justice and freedom. My prayers are always with you.

  28. Zia says:

    Allahu Akbar!!!

    Where were you when the people of over threw their government peacefully???

    All praises due to the Real Mover and Shaker, the Almighty Allah (swt).

    Join us for a night of prayers, suplication, and reflection.
    Global Evening of Qiyam for the People of Egypt-Southern California on Saturday Feb 12th at ISOC.
    Hosted by MAS-Southern California & MAS Youth

  29. Renee' says:

    Blessings to the victorious people of Egypt!!!!!

    You are a shining jewel in the sea of humanity. Your peaceful perseverance is an inspiration to all mankind! You are the beginning of the ripple that will bring this planet into the Light. May blessings of peace and abundance be with you!
    Namaste’

  30. Isa Abu Adam says:

    Alhamdulilah. Mabruk to Egypt. More to come insha Allah.

  31. ZAI says:

    Congratulations to the Egyptian people, and not forgetting the ‘lil country that inspired everyone, the Tunisian people as well. Allahu akbar…

    They are an inspiration to all Muslims and others around the world.Besides winning their freedom and dignity, they have sent a message to the world refuting the slanders and fearmongering of anti-Muslim bigots and at the SAME time it is a SLAP in the face to violent extremist losers who do nothing but murder innocents and bring the repurcussions onto the heads of equally innocent Muslim civilians.

    The Egyptian people have done peacefully and with dignity and patience what that LOSER Zawahiri couldn’t do in forty years…I hope he’s watching this and feels like the irrelevant LOSER he is…

    THIS is how it’s done. Congratulations and THANK YOU to the people of Egypt and Tunisia…

  32. Shaheen Bharde says:

    Celebrating a beautiful Jumma of a successful revolution based on peace! Ameen

  33. Suhail Abdullah says:

    Wallahi, I have not felt such hope and joy for this ummah in a long time! Allah is the light of the heavens and the earth! Regardless of what the tyrant did, the fearlessness, love, commitment, brotherhood, courage, and sacrifice that our brothers and sisters have shown us is something to be admired and emulated. May Allah grant them the will to continue their struggle and to fight any internal or external enemy that wishes to break their unity.

    and Allah is the best of planners

  34. Mariam says:

    MashAllah! Egyptian people showed the world what they are capable of. The result shows their strong motivation and dedication to achieve justice.

    This event is a true inspiration for all humanity.

    May Allah Protect and Bless the people of Egypt. Ameen

  35. hosam says:

    لِيَمِيزَ اللّهُ الْخَبِيثَ مِنَ الطَّيِّبِ وَيَجْعَلَ الْخَبِيثَ بَعْضَهُ عَلَىَ بَعْضٍ فَيَرْكُمَهُ جَمِيعاً فَيَجْعَلَهُ فِي جَهَنَّمَ أُوْلَـئِكَ هُمُ الْخَاسِرُونَ

    In order that Allah may separate the impure from the pure, put the impure, one on another, heap them together, and cast them into Hell. They will be the ones to have lost.

    Quran 8:37

  36. Zienab says:

    Ya Habaayib fi misr,

    You are beautiful. In the past two weeks, you captivated and shook hearts across the world with your revolution. It was not so much the picket lines or the slogans which touched my heart, as much as the extraordinary stories I heard – day after day – about the courage, compassion, comradery, generosity, and resilience of the Egyptian people. I always believed the truest and greatest revolution is the one in which you throw fear aside and stride towards the best version of yourself that you can aspire to be. I must thank you for the lessons you’ve imparted in the beauty of your spirit. Thank you to the Egyptians who stood their ground in the midst of tear gas, water canons, and direct assault. Thank you to those who provided food and water to the protesters on a daily basis in trucks that circled Tahrir Square. Thank you to the neighbors who shared with each other and carried each other’s burdens. Thank you to the men – young and old – who protected their families and neighbors with sticks, kitchen knives, and blocks of concrete. Thank you for the words of gentle encouragement and understanding that you exchanged with one another – “7a2ak alayyah,” “shid 7ilkom ya gama3ah.” Thank you for the wedding ceremonies – for celebrating Allah’s blessings and reciting His praises in the midst of absolute chaos. Then of course, we cannot forget those killed in the violence. A newly wed just back from his honeymoon, an art teacher and father of two young children, and hundreds more. You are in our dua’a – al a7yaa’ walamwaat. May Allah grant you His mercy, His grace, and His abode in paradise. Ameen.

    May Allah guide the Egyptian people towards a just society whose governance is exemplary and whose national spirit maintains its light and transcendence. Ameen.

    All praise is due to Allah. Lillah Ilhamd. Wallahu Akbar. Allahu Akbar. Allahu Akbar.

  37. ZamZam Abdulwahid says:

    O’Mujahideen Warrior, defender of what is right!
    surrounded by Allah’s mercy and grace, the most precious of light, we have heard your cries all over the world.
    O’my brothers and sister’s who have left those whom they dearly loved, forgotten this world, this dunya, for a treasure beyond words,Your fight for justice and peace has been heard and Allah has bestowed his mercy upon you EGYPT.
    O’Mujahideen warrior!Arise and fight!!! Establish the way that is true!!!
    Let us continue to Strive to uphold the perfected religion…Islam…so beautiful and true.
    O’ Muslimeen and muslimah, cry until your heart bleeds, Let us turn to Allah and purify ourselves
    O’believers! Fight for the sake of this deen!
    Let’s make Al-Firdaus our ultimate goal!
    Allah the Most High, Most Great is the protector of the believers,for Allah encompasses everything.Remember the Sahabah and Rasullulah (sal allahu alaihi wa sallam)
    They not only fought to establish Islam, but they fought for you and me,O’Ummah of Rasullulah(sal alahu alaihi wa salam),Lets walk together to the path of success!!!
    Let’s turn to Allah and give him his praise.
    O’ Allah Most Merciful, Most Kind…guide us along the path of those whom
    you favored, not of those who earned your anger or went astray.
    O’ Allah, Most Hight, Most Great…please forgive us for our mistakes.
    Ameen.All Praise is due to Allah for the FREEEEDOM OF Egypt and we are proud of the people of Egypt. ALHAMDULILAH!!!

  38. Najib Azhar says:

    Imam al-Ajlooni mentioned in his book: ‘Kashaf al-Khafa’ that Ibn Asakir (may Allah have His Mercy upon him) reported from Amar Bin al-’Aas that the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) said: “After me if Allah grants you victory over Egypt, there you should build a huge army, that army will be the best army on the earth”. Abu Bakr asked: ‘What is the reason? O! Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) of Allah! He said: “They will be in ‘Ribat’ (protectors of the borders) till the Day of Judgement” .
    It is narrated in Sahih Muslim from Abu Dhar that the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) said: “You will conquer Egypt, a land where Qirat is used. Treat its people kindly since they have a right of kinship upon you” .
    Allah knows best.

  39. Najib Azhar says:

    Alhamdolillah – once again Allah has blessed freedom on the people of Egypt (as He did for Hazrat Musa and Hazrat Yusuf), rewarding efforts and sacrifices. I suggest everyone offer 2 nafl of gratitude and pray for the continued help of Allah and for perseverance, and that Allah bless us all with such blessing.

  40. Yuzaidi says:

    May Allah will continue to remind us how He can take away His nikmah anytime and easily as how He has given to us. Allah Akbar. The Egyptians perseverance especially the youths is amazing and a good benchmark for others in the world to emulate.

  41. umm aman says:

    BismillahirRahmanirRaheem
    assalamu alaikkum
    May Allah,subhanata’ala reward the people of Egypt for their patience and perseverance with a rightly guided leader. May Allah,subhnata’la bless the people of egypt for their unity and keep them united for the good causes.
    Let us all thank Allah,subhanata’ala for this day and for all the blessings he has provided us.

  42. Zakir says:

    Praise be to Allah who has freed the land of Musa once again from a oppressive ruler.

    Egypt, the Mother of the World, has truly shown to the rest of of the world how to overcome injustice.

    May Allah be with you Oh my brothers and sisters of Egypt. We love you. We prayed for you and we are continuing to pray for you. May Allah bless you and your country and make you a model nation for the entire world to follow!

    Ameen.

  43. Hena says:

    ALLAHAKBAR!!

    WIth every difficulty comes ease, and Allah is never far from those who are sincere and struggle in the cause of justice.
    May Allah bring Egypt and the whole world ease upon ease, blessings upon blessings and freedom, freedom, OH sweet freedom!!

    Ameen, Ajmaeen!

  44. Abu says:

    Assalamualikum wa Rahmatullahi awa Barakatuhu Brother Suhaib!

    Thanks for your posting asking us for fasting and prayers (which I often did including today) for the Egyptian people who at last, with the mercy of Allah (SWT), become victorious and made history not only for themselves but for all the people across the world to spread the hope of a new wind of change, for a new beginning, for a better world for freedom, dignity and justice………inshaAllah!

    Indeed, as you pointed out wonderfully that “Allah does not change a people until they change themselves,” Surely, this victory indeed a great reminder, reconfirmation and potent to empower all the oppressed about their human capability and to regain the responsibility to change their condition for the better with Almighty Allah’s (SWT) mercy..inshaAllah!

    May this victory and event serves as a beacon of light/hope to the region and to the world toward spreading freedom, dignity, justice and democracy. This victory is also a great testament of non violence, the power of people when they are in synced together with a common belief/purpose, determination and faith!

    May Allah ( SWT) protects the people of Egypt and their aspiration/dreams-Fee Amanillah!

    May Allah SWT blesses you abundantly for guiding us in HIS path..May HE continue to blesses you and all of us with all the needed tools to this end..inshaAllah.

    Hope someday, not too far, we get a chance to meet up again ( I saw you in my dream last night) and I look forward to that day to give you hug brother…inshaAllah! And, please don’t forget me in your dua!

    With respect and admiration, ma salam, Abu

  45. Abu Omar alMisry says:

    Alhamdulillah ya habibti ya Masr.

    All I could do is wipe away my tears of joy and pray 2 rakat of shokr to Allah.

  46. USMAN BAWA says:

    تقبل اللہ دعا ء اھل مصری الیوم

  47. Anam Majeed says:

    Alhamdulillah!
    God is Great.
    There is no fear other than that.
    May God bless the Egyptian people without measure for making us remember again.

  48. sakora says:

    Allahu Akbar, who would have thought :’)

  49. Omar A. says:

    Congrats (Alf Mabrook) to the people of Egypt who, with patience and God’s help, were victorious in their effort to topple dictator. There efforts are an example for the world, proving that non-violence is the way, and that the majority of Muslims prefer this route. May God grant them patience, success and ease as they transition towards a more just and peaceful society, insha’Allah.

  50. SultanaPasha says:

    Alhamdulillah n Allahu Akbar…Me n Specially my Husband were eager to see this revolution…actually we all did from diff site of the world..i m sure at least once we all prayed for our brothers n sisters in Egypt n for their better future..our eyes were alwys on the News/net/T.V/updates…we cried wid them,raise our voice wid them in whteve way we cud…

    lots of Love n Dua for our brothers n sisters out there…

    From Mrs Sultana N Mr Pasha :)

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