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Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 3:159

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 3:159

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Qur’anic Reflections click here Bismillāh April 11, 2014/ Jumādī II 11, 1435 Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 3:159 وَشَاوِرْهُمْ فِي الْأَمْرِ –wa shāwirhum fil-amri And consult with them in (certain) matters (Sūrat Āli Imrān, No. 3, Āyat 159) Consulting others and taking [&hellip

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 62:11

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 62:11

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Qur’anic Reflections click here Bismillāh April 4, 2014/ Jumādī II 4, 1435 We convey our condolences to Imam al-Mahdi, Sahibuz Zaman (af) on the death anniversary of her great grandmother, Sayyida Fatima al-Zahraa (a), daughter of the Messenger [&hellip

Noam Chomsky – The Prospects for Survival

Noam Chomsky – The Prospects for Survival

This is Part II of an article adapted from a lecture by Noam Chomsky on Feb. 28, sponsored by the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation in Santa Barbara, Calif. The previous article explored how security is a high priority for government planners: security, that is, for state power and its primary constituency, concentrated private power – [&hellip

Why won’t Osborne collect fair tax?

Why won’t Osborne collect fair tax?

George Osborne boasted today of the “biggest cuts to personal and business taxes for two decades”. As the personal tax allowance rises to £10,000 and corporation tax falls to 21%, he said: “This week you will keep more of the money you earn. This week your business can keep more of the money it makes.” [&hellip

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 10:49

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 10:49

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Qur’anic Reflections click here Bismillāh March 28, 2014/ Jumādī I 26, 1435 Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 10:49 قُلْ لَا أَمْلِكُ لِنَفْسِي ضَرًّا وَلَا نَفْعًا إِلَّا مَا شَاءَ اللَّهُ Qul lā amlikku linafsī dharrawn-walā naf‘an illā mā shā’a-llāhu Say: I have [&hellip

The Economy during the rule of Imam al-Mahdi (atfs)

The Economy during the rule of Imam al-Mahdi (atfs)

By: Ayatullah Najmuddin Tabasi If a government is supported up by God and implements the divine laws and rules in the society, by its grace, the people will also be transformed and direct their steps toward piety and goodness. As a result, the favors of God will be showered on His servants from all directions. [&hellip

What are the political thoughts of Imam Khomeini?

What are the political thoughts of Imam Khomeini?

What are the political thoughts of Imam Khomeini? In other words, what does political thought mean and what are its features and characteristics? What are the manifestations of Imam Khomeini’s political thought? Concise answerThe political thoughts of Imam Khomeini (blessed be his soul) are a part of his macro ideas being influenced by different aspects [&hellip

Assad and Ayatollah Khamenei are Keeping Their Word. Will Obama keep his?

Assad and Ayatollah Khamenei are Keeping Their Word. Will Obama keep his?

  Recent reports from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the accuracy of which have been conceded by the White House, but denied in Tel Aviv, have it that slightly less than half of Syria’s chemical weapons have already left the country and 100% of the country’s stockpiles are believed to have [&hellip

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 28:83

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 28:83

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Qur’anic Reflections click here Bismillāh March 21, 2014/ Jumādī I 19, 1435 Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 28:83 تِلْكَ الدَّارُ الْآخِرَةُ نَجْعَلُهَا لِلَّذِينَ لَا يُرِيدُونَ عُلُوًّا فِي الْأَرْضِ وَلَا فَسَادًا ۚ وَالْعَاقِبَةُ لِلْمُتَّقِينَ Tilkad-dārul-ākhiratu naj‘aluhā lilladhīna lā yurīdūna ‘uluwwan fīl-ardhi walā [&hellip

Washington, Moscow: Friends-turned-foes

Washington, Moscow: Friends-turned-foes

Once Moscow’s alter ego, Uncle Sam has recently done an about-face and turned against his bosom buddy over Russia’s so-called interference in Ukraine. The two world heavyweights dug in for a standoff when Pro-Russian Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted by the West-leaning opposition. The war of words between US and Russian presidents was triggered [&hellip