Posts Tagged ‘revolution’

Eastern Texts Meet Western Quills: The First English Translation of the Qur’an

By Lubaaba Amatullah When asking fellow Muslims about the first English Qur’an, the response is frequently a reference to the 1930 translation by Muhammad Marmaduke Pickthall. Less frequently an excited voice speaks of the George Sale Qur’an of 1734. However, British Islamic – and Qur’anic – history extends long beyond that, in a rich account […]

Write a Revolution: Support Syria!

The Federation of Student Islamic Societies (FOSIS) has started a new campaign to aid our brothers and sisters in Syria: SOS Syria. The first project in this campaign is ‘Write a Revolution‘ – a writing competition, open worldwide, to raise money for Syria. ‘Write for Revolution’ aims to revive and reinvigorate the Muslim youth to cultivate […]

The Happy Yemen

By Hesham Hussain Imagine this. You’re sitting at home, watching your favorite TV show. Suddenly the power is cut off!  The electricity of the one square mile neighborhood is down. Even though you are tired, you decide to leave the house and go out with some friends. You get ready, and now as you are […]

The Situation in Libya

Written by Hoda Emneina, Omar Kelani, Mohammed Kelani, Duaa Kelani Tunisia, the spark. Egypt, the flame. The fire that has been spreading across North Africa and the Middle East has left leaders in the west in a state of shock and panic. Many Libyans living abroad have been desperately waiting for the trigger that would […]

Shaykh Abdul Maqsood’s Ruling on the Events in Egypt

By Shaykh Abdul Maqsood | Translated by Ibrahim Hindy Since the events in Egypt unfolded, many of us have been waiting to hear what the scholars of Egypt think about the demonstrations. Alhamdulillah, today (after the internet was turned on in Egypt) some of the voices of the scholars have emerged. Below I have translated […]