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The life and times of el-Haj Malik Shabazz (Malcolm X)

Khadijah Ali

Jumada' al-Ula' 04, 14382017-02-01

El Haj Malik Shabazz (aka Malcolm X) was a remarkable Muslim leader who emerged from the ghettoes and rose to meteoric heights. He was gunned down in the prime of his life because of his incredible influence on African Americans amid fears that he might cause a revolution in America.

Secret of Islamic Iran’s success

Tahir Mustafa

Jumada' al-Ula' 04, 14382017-02-01

The Islamic Republic of Iran has survived 38 years of sabotage, wars and sanctions and still made immense progress because of the commitment of its leaders to the values of Islam and support of its masses. Taqwa has been institutionalized in the Islamic Republic making it impregnable to the enemies’ conspiracies.

Getting Kashmir’s priorities to the table

Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai

Rabi' al-Thani 03, 14382017-01-01

The legitimate representatives of the people of Jammu and Kashmir, not the current fake leaders ensconced in Srinagar in cahoots with the Hindu fascists, should decide the future of the state.

The transformative power of the Sirah of the noble Messenger (pbuh)

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Awwal 01, 14382016-12-01

The noble Messenger (saws) was sent not only to inform but also to transform humanity by bringing it out of darkness and into light. Muslims ought to pay attention to this aspect of the Sirah in this month of Rabi al Awwal.

Significance of Quds Day rallies - 2016

Ayman Ahmed

Ramadan 26, 14372016-07-01

Masjid al Aqsa, the first qibla of Muslims, remains under Zionist occupation. Zionist squatters are becoming more aggressive and belligerently encroaching on the noble Sanctuary. It is incumbent on Muslims to highlight this and take urgent steps to redress this. A good starting point is the Quds Day rallies organized worldwide on the last Friday of Ramadan.

Reviving Islamic vocabulary for socio-political discourse

Zafar Bangash

Ramadan 26, 14372016-07-01

Colonialism has had a profoundly negative impact on Muslim societies. Physical occupation was but a minor manifestation of this phenomenon. More serious was the mental subjugation that continues long after direct colonialism has ended. We point out some steps on the way to breaking out of this mental slavery.

The Imam’s ijtihad on the Islamic state

Tahir Mustafa

Sha'ban 25, 14372016-06-01

As Muslims worldwide commemorate the late Imam’s 27th anniversary, we reflect on some of his greatest achievements, among them his ijtihad on Islamic government.

Why Islam prohibits riba (usury) and encourages sadaqah

Zafar Bangash

Sha'ban 25, 14372016-06-01

Riba (usury) has taken hold of global finance. Its purpose is to enrich the rich and impoverish the poor. This grand larceny, given legal cover, needs to be understood if humanity is to break free from modern-day slavery.

Ramadan and the building of taqwa

Zafar Bangash

Sha'ban 25, 14372016-06-01

Ramadan must mean more than going hungry or thirsty for 15-17 hours a day. Muslims must strive to build taqwa, the real purpose of Ramadan. Understanding the true meaning of taqwa is the first step.

In memory of Dr. Kalim Siddiqui

Zafar Bangash

Rajab 24, 14372016-05-01

Dr. Kalim Siddiqui, the great Islamic scholar, visionary and, activist, joined heavenly company on April 18, 1996. This is an abridged version of the welcoming address delivered by ICIT Director Zafar Bangash at the Memorial Conference held for the late scholar in Toronto on April 23.

The 20th anniversary of Dr. Kalim Siddiqui

Waseem Shehzad

Rajab 24, 14372016-05-01

Colleagues, friends and admirers of the late Dr Kalim Siddiqui gathered in Toronto to pay tribute to this great son of Islam and a leading intellectual of the last century.

On the edge of history: Dr. Kalim Siddiqui’s Stages of Islamic Revolution

Iqbal Siddiqui

Jumada' al-Akhirah 23, 14372016-04-01

Dr Kalim’s understanding of history went beyond the mere recording of events. He incorporated the understanding of broad trends and movements of social and political change, and the factors that influenced them to derive lessons for the future.

Needed: Islamic Movement’s own economic model

Nasser Hameed

Jumada' al-Ula' 21, 14372016-03-01

Muslim scholars have written extensively on the political and social theories of Islam but there isn’t enough material on the principles of economics. The few attempts at Shariah-compliant activities are mere window dressing and do not meet the requirements of Islamic law.

Malcolm X’s experiences at Hajj

Raziuddin Syed

Jumada' al-Ula' 21, 14372016-03-01

One of the most remarkable transformations in the life of Malcolm X occurred during Hajj. Some of these experiences are narrated here that were published posthumously.

Remembering el-Haj Malik Shabazz (Malcolm X)

Khadijah Ali

Rabi' al-Thani 22, 14372016-02-01

Malcolm X—real name El Haj Malik Shabazz—arguably the most outstanding Islamic leader in America will not be remembered as Martin Luther King Jr was. The difference is that Malcolm was totally uncompromising with the oppressors. Some memorable quotes of Malcolm X A self-taught man, Malcolm X’s character and qualities can be discerned from his statements.

At 37, Islamic Revolution confounds critics

Mohammad Khaku

Rabi' al-Thani 22, 14372016-02-01

Surviving for 37 years, Islamic Iran has defied all predictions and has made great strides in all fields of human endeavor. This is a remarkable achievement.

Post-nuclear sanctions — Iran vs. imperialism

Tahir Mustafa

Rabi' al-Thani 22, 14372016-02-01

While the sanctions have been officially lifted, imperialists and Zionists have not given up on mischief-making. Sabotage of the Islamic Republic will continue in other forms.

Problems and inequities now besetting the performance of Hajj

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Thani 22, 14372016-02-01

Later this month, the Ummah will gather at the Haram to perform the Hajj. ZAFAR BANGASH, Director of the Institute of Contemporary Islamic Thought, discusses the greatest of journeys a Muslim can undertake.

Saudi anti-terror alliance that isn’t

Waseem Shehzad

Rabi' al-Awwal 20, 14372016-01-01

The clowns in Saudi Arabia never cease to produce rabbits out of a hat. Their latest venture (or adventure) is the 34-nation anti-terror alliance that was announced without even consulting some of its supposed members.

The Islamic Awakening — five years later

Tahir Mustafa

Rabi' al-Awwal 20, 14372016-01-01

It is imperative for Islamic movement activists to study carefully how the imperialists and Zionists subverted their genuine aspirations for change. The old guard are back in power even after tens of thousands of people protested for months.

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