Lars Andersen is an amazing archer. He is the opposite of modern competitive archers who are stationary and shoot at distant targets. His runs and jumps on walls while he shoots, maintaining deadly accuracy. He can fire three arrows in 0.6 seconds. He can leap in the air to catch and arrow, load it, and hit a target before his feet hit the ground.
Argentinian artist Elisa Insua shows AJ+ how she addresses power, money and consumer society though her artwork using recycled materials.
A Johns Hopkins University study shows that for big segments of the population the American dream is dead. Johns Hopkins University researchers followed nearly 800 Baltimore schoolchildren for decades. What they discovered isn’t pretty: These children’s fates “were substantially determined by the family they were born into.” Correspondent Adam May joins some of those children on a “tour” – from prison, to schools, to the blighted neighborhoods they called home – to understand what the chances really are of escaping urban poverty in America. Read the full story.
This jaw-dropping photo published in The Guardian this week shows the line for food at Syria’s Yarmouk refugee camp. The UN says that some people in this camp have been reduced to eating animal feed!
Extremely small amounts of aid have gotten in recently but delivery has been suspended repeatedly due to ongoing security concerns. The situation is dire! Take action to end the humanitarian crisis in Syria –>http://bit.ly/1mIYFrT
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By: Katharine J. Tobal
The information in these maps is depending on facts and studies by the World Health Organization. Every country in the world is labeled with the disease that caused the most deaths within the nation.
It can be debatable whether a seed is the seed of an apple tree or an oleander tree as long as it remains as a seed. If that seed is put in the soil and grows up forming branches, fruits and flowers, nobody can argue about the type of that seed.
Besides, it is necessary to close one’s eyes and not to see the apple tree and its fruits and to ignore their testimony in order to claim that a seed is an oleander seed. For, each fruit of the tree says with a language peculiar to them, “The seed of our tree is an apple seed.” Thus, they clearly confute the person who claims that it is a seed of an oleander tree.
Similarly, Hz. Muhammad (pbuh) is also a seed. The tree of Islam emerged from this seed. This tree has 14 big branches, each of which represents a century. There are millions of fruits and flowers on each branch. Every companion, saint and scholar is a fruit of this tree.
Yes, the principles of Hz. Muhammad (pbuh), thousands of saints who are subject to him and educated by him and who attain the truth, reality, perfection, extraordinary deeds, discovery and observation of secret things witness unanimously that he is an honest person and a prophet. With the luminous light of sainthood, they observe some of the news informed by him and they confirm some of his news with the light of belief; they also approve that this person, who is their teacher, is honest.
If a person denies the prophethood of Hz. Muhammad (pbuh), he needs to deny first the religion of Islam emerging from this seed and its fruits, which are the Companions, saints, scholars and righteous people. They obtain their perfection from their seed, which is Hz. Muhammad (pbuh).
When anyone wants to attack their seed, Hz. Muhammad (pbuh), each one of them will say, through their tongues peculiar to themselves, “O he who is unaware of himself! How dare you attack our seed? Look at us! If our seed were rotten, could we be alive? If you want to deny our seed, which is the real cause of the life given to us, you need to stop us first and harm our perfection. Neither you nor anybody else can do it.
You cannot even deny one saint like Abdulqadir Ghaylani; how can you deny millions of fruit? If you close your eyes, only you will be in darkness. Open your eyes, see what a magnificent and straight tree comes out of the seed that you are trying to deny, and come to your senses!
As we said in the beginning, it is impossible to fit the evidences that will prove the prophethood of Hz. Muhammad (pbuh) in one CD like fitting an ocean in one glass. We refer the evidences of the prophethood of Hz. Muhammad (pbuh) to our work Belief in Hz. Muhammad (pbuh) and say the following in conclusion:“Ashadu an la ilaha illallah wa ashhadu anna Muhammadan abduhu wa rasuluh. (I witness that there is no god but Allah and that Muhammad is His slave and messenger.)”
Large demonstrations against Israel’s assault on Palestinians in Gaza were staged across the US on Saturday. The public outpouring of support for Palestinians in US streets suggests that Washington’s pro-Israel policies are becoming increasingly unpopular, a trend supported by a recent poll on Israel’s latest aggression, which finds that young Americans are twice as likely to support Palestinian rights than Israeli occupation.
Tens of thousands of Americans held a demonstration in front of the White House in Washington, DC. Protestors travelled in buses from around the country to join the national rally, waving Palestinian flags and chanting “free Palestine” in the US capital.
Allah calls out to all of His Prophets by their names. But Allah shows so much respect for Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) that He never calls the Prophet by his name.
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