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The Grammatical Marvels of Sura Al-Kawthar

إِنَّا أَعْطَيْنَاكَ الْكَوْثَرَ فَصَلِّ لِرَبِّكَ وَانْحَرْ إِنَّ شَانِئَكَ هُوَ الْأَبْتَرُ Truly We have given you the Great Abundance. So pray to your Lord and sacrifice. It is the one who hates you who is cut off without an heir. (Surah al-Kawthar)

Response to Lancashire council’s Halal Meat ban

Lancashire in the UK has become the first council to ban unstunned halal meat in school dinners. The council leader, Geoff Driver, pushed for the ban on non-stunned halal meat in schools. He said: “This is an animal welfare issue, nothing more, nothing less. My concern that animals that are slaughtered without being pre-stunned go through a lot of stress and torment when they’re actually dying.”

Tafseer of Sura Al-Fatiha by Dr Fadhel al-Samarrai

Download the book Tafseer of Sura Al-Fatiha This book contains a draft translation of Dr Fadhel al Samarrai’s tafseer of the opening chapter of the Qur’an and mother of the book, Surah Al-Fatiha. Dr Fadhel is a well-known Arabic linguist whose works give an insight in to the miraculous nature of Qur’anic Arabic, with the only conclusion being that this Qur’an must have come from an unlimited, all-powerful creator, Allah (Most High).

Muhammad Rabbani’s Conviction: “Those who do not judge by whatever Allah has revealed are oppressors.”

Mohammad Rabbani was this week convicted under the UK’s oppressive counter-terrorism laws for failing to reveal his password in order to protect the privacy of his client. He said, “If privacy and confidentiality are crimes, then the law stands condemned. CAGE and I are glad we brought this case, and the result indicates that our only option is to change the law.”