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  1. What sort of evidence would satisfy you? Visit any country that has Islamic values and you will see how true the statement is. Alcohol is consumed only by a very very small %age of people behind closed doors. Adultery and fornication again are done very discreetly. We do not have children born out of wedlock, whereas the west has a scary number of single mothers, some at a very small age; the parents and society accept it easily. I was reading about this 11 year old boy who made a 13 year old girl pregnant, and the girl's parents were ok with it. Cannot happen in and will be totally unacceptable among Muslims. Homosexuality is a very small %age, while the west accepts gays, and has even started accepting gay marriages. Pathetic, to say the least. Do you want me to go on?
  2. Use of drones in Afghanistan and Pakistan has killed many civilians, including women and children. Is this allowed under US laws? If not, as I assume it would be, how does the government allow it?
  3. May Allah Make It Easy For Us All

    Walaikum Assalam! Ameen ya Rabbul Alameen. I shall pray, Insha Allah, for you. Wassalam
  4. Islamic Marriage Against Civil Marriage

    Assalamo Alaikum! Brother Ibrahim, the laws of countries are different. You will need to find out from a lawyer in Philippines the status of your previous marriages there. Usually, a contract of marriage should have some obligations. Non-performance of those obligations may annul the marriage. But this is something that a lawyer in Philippines can tell you. Your wife's case may be easier from an Islamic perspective as a Muslim woman cannot remain married to a non-Muslim husband. But how this will be seen in the Phillippines is a different story. The marriage in Saudi Shariah Court is also valid internationally. Hence, you are husband and wife. Wassalam
  5. Dream Interpretation

    Walaikum Assalam, sister! Please read the full article in (you are not allowed to post links yet)"you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_islam.worldofislam.info/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=454&Itemid=44"]you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_islam.worldofislam.info/index.php?o...4&Itemid=44[/url]. It explains in detail what you should do to remove the effects of sihr. Wassalam
  6. Some Christian Arguments Against Islam

    Assalamo Alaikum! Indeed, Torah and Injeel are Books from Allah (subhanaho wa ta'ala) and no Muslim can deny this fact, as it is part of the Eeman. We believe in the kutobehee (His Books). Regarding alteration, there is a clear mention in several places about the distortion the Jews and the Christians have done in His Books. But before I go into the Qur'an, pick up any two bibles and you will find differences. Why do they have different versions like the King James version, etc. We have only one Qur'an. That is the Book Allah (subhanaho wa ta'ala) guaranteed to safeguard till the end of this world. Let me copy/paste meanings of the translations of some ayat from the Qur'an which indicate that even before Mohammed (sallallaho alaihe wasaallam) started getting revelations, the Jews and the Christains had altered their books: 2:79 (Y. Ali) Then woe to those who write the Book with their own hands, and then say:"This is from Allah," to traffic with it for miserable price!- Woe to them for what their hands do write, and for the gain they make thereby. 3:78 (Y. Ali) There is among them a section who distort the Book with their tongues: (As they read) you would think it is a part of the Book, but it is no part of the Book; and they say, "That is from Allah," but it is not from Allah. It is they who tell a lie against Allah, and (well) they know it! 19:37 (Y. Ali) But the sects differ among themselves: and woe to the unbelievers because of the (coming) Judgment of a Momentous Day! Hope that answers your question. Wassalam
  7. Muslims And Baha'ullah

    Walaikum Assalam! Brother, there have been many false prophets. Some claimed prophethood while Mohammed (sallallaho alaihe wasallam) was still alive, and many have followed. Bahauddin is one of them. When Allah (subhanaho wa ta'ala) mentioned in the Qur'an al yaumo akmulto lukum deenokum" and Mohammed (sallallaho alaihe wasallam) said words to the effect "I am leaving with you the Qur'an and my Sunnah", the need for another prophet does not arise. Now we are the daai' who have to act like prophets and spread the deen. Wassalam
  8. Who Are We Allowed To Marry?

    Walaikum Assalam! The meaning of the translation of the ayah relating to who you can marry is as follows: 4:23 (Y. Ali) Prohibited to you (For marriage) are:- Your mothers, daughters, sisters; father's sisters, Mother's sisters; brother's daughters, sister's daughters; foster-mothers (Who gave you suck), foster-sisters; your wives' mothers; your step-daughters under your guardianship, born of your wives to whom ye have gone in,- no prohibition if ye have not gone in;- (Those who have been) wives of your sons proceeding from your loins; and two sisters in wedlock at one and the same time, except for what is past; for Allah is Oft-forgiving, Most Merciful;- The ayah addresses the men, but you can see it in reverse. Wassalam
  9. Walaikum Assalam, brother! Welcome to the fold of Islam. May Allah (subhanaho wa ta'ala) reward you abundantly, and guide you to be a good Muslim. Ameen. No one can lower the importance of Islam. It is the Truth, and the only way to salvation. It was the deen of Adam (alaihe salam), and will be the deen of all those who are successful in this life, Insha Allah. Wassalam
  10. This is a wonderful dua' I came across long time back. The person who had it framed in his office told me that he believed it was from Ali (radhi Allaho anh) Injustice is from greed, which is totally discouraged by all three religions. As regards your statement that Allah gives to people who don't practice, I disagree with it and that it is rida. The main thing is that as a Muslim, I am content with whatever Allah has given me, and thank Him for it. This life and its possessions are temporary. I crave for what I will get in the Hereafter, as that will be permanent. What Allah (subhanaho wa ta'ala) gives me in this world will be a test for me as I will be made to account for the means of getting it, and the way I spent it. There is an example when Mohammed (sallallaho alaihe weasallam) received dates. He distributed it amongst the sahaba (radhi Allaho anhum ajmaeen) and gave very few to Ali (radhi Allaho anh). Next day, he asked each one of them to stand on a stone in the heat, barefoot, and account for the dates they had received. Ali took no time, while the rest had to spend time out in the heat. Then he explained that this would be the case on yaum al qiyamah. Thus, what a person gets is in his/her naseeb, which Allah (subhanaho wa ta'ala) gives out of His wisdom, not as a reward. Hence, it is not rida. Ignorance has nothing to do with worldly wealth. May be. But I would not like to be in their shoes on the Day of Judgment. :-) The suffering is because of absence of eeman and taqwa. Those who are in governance must remember their responsibilities to distribute as they will be held accountable on the Day of Judgment. Those who have wealth must give in charity and ensure that their family and neighbors are not hungry or in need of something. That is what Islam demands of us. But, we are content in amassing wealth and start loving it like it is going to stay with us for ever. No, I did not, and is there any need to read it? I have explained the errors in our present system above. WOuld any writer in Economist come up with something better than the dictates in the Qur'an and Sunnah? That brings us to the dua' you have reproduced. You will not achieve anything from anxiety. Pray to Allah to give all Muslims knowledge, enforce justice, and do whatever you can. You haven't reassured me with faith whatsoever. Yes, when they had eeman and taqwa, they followed the Laws of Allah. Now they don't. Let us all start by doing what we need to do ourselves. Next we try and tell others and spread the Message as far and wide as possible.
  11. I bewlieve you missed the key word "misconception". The greatest crimes have been committed by people for greed, and all organised religions are against greed. Please give one major example of a crime committed in the name of religion, and I will show you where you are wrong, as no crimes have been committed in the name of religion. It is only a matter of perception.
  12. Sister, Assalamo Alaikum! You have used the word 'scared' so many times, that I got concerned. Please do not be scared of anything or anyone other than Allah (subhanaho wa ta'ala). He is the one who gives strength, and He can take it away. He never allows evil to remain strong for long, as good has to be stronger. Muslims are the sufferers these days as our eeman has gone weak, and we are divided. All we need to do is to get back our eeman and become an Ummah. To hold on to the Rope, in the words of the Qur'an. The sooner we do it, the better for us and for humanity. Wassalam
  13. You are the one denying facts, and insisting that I see your links and accept them. I have asked you a question about Abraham (alaihe salam). That is a not based on a worldly matter that can have a difference of opinion, but you fail to address even that. Let me clear one erroneous statement you have made. I am not anti-American, I am anti-American policies where they have two-faced discriminatory approach to countries and people. israel is a glaring example. We see a lot of support for them against what Hitler did, but, we see that there is a closed-eye to what they do to the Palestinians, and that is worse.
  14. First of all let me correct a grave misconception. The God of all three religions is the same. He is the Creator of this Universe and everything in it. Yes, Abraham broke all the idols to prove that all idols are but useless. How can something created by man be idolized and expected to do anything that the real God can do. Then you speak of fundamentalism, which is a very naive perception. To do anything in this world, be it, mathematics, any science, politics, economics, etc., you have to stick to fundamentals. Any person who does not is bound to fail. Same applies to religion. Hence, anybody who does not apply to the fundamentals is bound to go astray, without any exception. He is the one who is dangerous as he has denied the fundamentals of the most important thing in life.
  15. It is very easy to try and brush off things as anti-American, but the facts on the ground prove the facts. I will give you other sources too, which may seem to you as anti-American, but give bare facts. Yes, there are newspaper reports of incidents where Americans have been directly og indirectly been involved. In the report on (you are not allowed to post links yet)"you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetthenews(contact admin if its a beneficial link).pk/top_story_detail.asp?Id=25079"]you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetthenews(contact admin if its a beneficial link).pk/top_story_detail.asp?Id=25079[/url] the paper is not saying it openly, but there is some ulterior motive more than the Afghan Taleban as Indians have been caught or killed in the areas where fighting is going on. The only way Indians could have come is through Afghanistan. In the report on (you are not allowed to post links yet)"you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetdaily.pk/%E2%80%9Cforce-fungibility%E2%80%9D-indian-troops-in-afghanistan-13478/"]you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetdaily.pk/%E2%80%9Cforce-fungibi...hanistan-13478/[/url] the intentions of India, and uits Hindu rulers is given, which is being supported indirectly by the US and NATO, when they allow the Indian Consulates and troops in India, and the excursions into Pakistan, disguised as Taleban. The article on (you are not allowed to post links yet)"you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetsa(contact admin if its a beneficial link).au/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1542&Itemid=1"]you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetsa(contact admin if its a beneficial link).au/index.php?option=com_...42&Itemid=1[/url] gives some understanding of what America has done for "democracy". The husband of the former leader is well known the world over for what he is, but he is supported by the US due to his being ever-willing to do what they want done. Blackwater's presence and their agenda is disclosed in (you are not allowed to post links yet)"you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetdemocracynow(contact admin if its a beneficial link)/2009/11/24/blackwaters_secret_war_in_pakistan_jeremy"]you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetdemocracynow(contact admin if its a beneficial link)/2009/11/24/bla...pakistan_jeremy[/url]. Blackwater's role is not fully described in the article at (you are not allowed to post links yet)"you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetguardian.co.uk/world/2009/dec/11/blackwater-in-cia-pakistan-base"]you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetguardian.co.uk/world/2009/dec/1...a-pakistan-base[/url]. But the very fact that they are there is amply proved. ANother article in (you are not allowed to post links yet)"you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetthenews(contact admin if its a beneficial link).pk/editorial_detail.asp?id=175283"]you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetthenews(contact admin if its a beneficial link).pk/editorial_detail.asp?id=175283[/url] is thought provoking and gives valuable information. I could go on, if you wish, but will it make any sense? We have become so addicted to and brain-washed by the media, that we refuse to see the other side of the coin. the caught red-handed in areas of security, have refused to identify themselves, and have refused to be searched.
  16. Another Silly Law

    It is very common for people to give their opinion, and it is not necessary that everything they say should be for the party. There are many instances where a party later clarifies that the opinion expressed was that ofd the individual and not in the capacity of the party's representative.
  17. Ship Wreck I see that you have either not seen this post or preferred to selectively ignore it.
  18. Thank you for agreeing that things can be made up nowadays, with some knowledge of software. That being a fact, how can I trust a video done by a western source. Few months back, there was a video of 'supposedly Taleban whipping a girl for adultery'. That video was shown on all channels around the world on the same day, and was couple of months old. Later the whole incident turned out to be a fabrication, and no such incident took place in the area. The girl names, and her famiy denied the whole thing as absurd. My quoted sources are western. They would be more inclined to err in favour of western propaganda than against it. That is why I am 110% confident that they are not fabricated towards my opinion. Admit it, you have not even bothered to see them and are just arguing for the sake of it and know that it si you who is cornered, not I. Dealt with above. Have your computer of eyes tested. The links are there. That is news. CNN and Fox are the favorites to which every American is glued, if not to the local channel A grave misconception, but a good try. Already dealt earlier. When you call a newspaper like NY Times and Spiegel what you have, you can be in deep trouble as that is defamation. But probably you would not know as you keep repeating that you can't see the links even though they are there.
  19. Your profile says you are Muslim, yet you did not understand the question I asked regarding Abraham (on him be peace).
  20. The link works. I wonder why it doesn't work in your computer. I suggest you do a google on "Opium production spreading in Afghanistan" which was written by Robyn Dixon in the LA Times. Do you know how easy it is these days to create video clips and pictures? If you don't, I can only feel sorry for you. So legitimacy is only proven where there is uncorroborated evidence, or the fact is confirmed by a third party. I have been witness to a tape doctoring by the authorities in one case, so I don't take things at face value. My above link is not from a Taleban source, it is from LA Times, in which Congressioanl Committeses have been given evidence, and a passage reads as follows: "The fact of the matter is you can't stop opium production when the warlords control the regions and when we don't expand security beyond Kabul," Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr., a Delaware Democrat, said at a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on drugs and terrorism in May. "It was a power vacuum created by warlords and drug-traffickers that enabled the Taliban and al-Qaida to turn Afghanistan into an international swamp. ... And now we're back in the same situation again." Do you believe my evidence is not legitimate? It is not pick and choose. It is the knowledge that authorities can abuse their powers to prove their point, and it is gullible people like you who take things at face value. Not my problem. The links are there, try again. I will not see videos as they can be produced at will. You give the names of characters, and you can get their video. You are naive if you are not aware. The real world is pretty difficult for you to understand.Watch your CNN and Fox News, and believe you are in the real world. The two shady sources are none other than NY Times and Spiegel of Germany. If they find out you are calling them shady, they will sue you, and leave you penniless.
  21. Do you know what Abraham did to the statues? Do you know that there is only one sin God will NEVER forgive on His own? Ignorance cannot save you.
  22. Another Silly Law

    Many a times, a spokesman gives his personal opinion too, and does not necessarily represent the group. Stretching it to the would-be government is stretching it too far. Whereas the law from the Irish is the law enacted by the Parliament.
  23. I suggest you read the links in my previous post to see what is really happening.
  24. That is a very important topic that you have touched. facts are very intriguing. I will need some time to dig up newspaper reports to show who is involved and how. But read the analysis in (you are not allowed to post links yet)"you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetahmedquraishi(contact admin if its a beneficial link)/article_detail.php?id=877"]you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetahmedquraishi(contact admin if its a beneficial link)/article_detail.php?id=877[/url] (you are not allowed to post links yet)"you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetahmedquraishi(contact admin if its a beneficial link)/article_detail.php?id=876"]you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetahmedquraishi(contact admin if its a beneficial link)/article_detail.php?id=876[/url] (you are not allowed to post links yet)"you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetahmedquraishi(contact admin if its a beneficial link)/article_detail.php?id=866"]you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetahmedquraishi(contact admin if its a beneficial link)/article_detail.php?id=866[/url]
  25. I do not know who Riaz Haq is ands what is his agenda. But, could you read the article at (you are not allowed to post links yet)"you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetopioids(contact admin if its a beneficial link)/afghanistan/opium-economy.html"]you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetopioids(contact admin if its a beneficial link)/afghanistan/opium-economy.html[/url]. It gives quotes from Americans who are in positions of authority. As to who is involved in the opium cultivation the article in (you are not allowed to post links yet)"you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetspiegel.de/international/0,1518,434523,00.html"]you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetspiegel.de/international/0,1518,434523,00.html[/url] and in (you are not allowed to post links yet)"you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetnytimes(contact admin if its a beneficial link)/2009/10/28/world/asia/28intel.html"]you can't post links until you reach 50 posts_you are not allowed to post links yetnytimes(contact admin if its a beneficial link)/2009/10/28/world/asia/28intel.html[/url]. I am sure you will agree that these two are fairly authentic sources. The very fact that opium is cultivated, and exported from areas under the command of US and NATO forces raises concerns. Your post is based on conjecture and possibilities.
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