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Heartbreaking: Muslim man talks about coward Assad and the Arab Nations (Video)

May Allah help our fellow muslim brothers and sisters.

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“We need more, not less democracy” and “Intelligence services have failed us” by Jacob Appelbaum (Video)

Journalist and researcher for the Tor project, Jacob Appelbaum talks about technology, freedom and resisting surveillance at the World Forum for Democracy.

Read a transcript of the speech here: https://goo.gl/WSE3mK

This video is published as part of an openDemocracy editorial partnership with the World Forum for Democracy.

ISIS militant talks about US funding

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Source: tribune.com.pk

By:  Naveed Miraj

Yousaf al Salafi – allegedly the Pakistan commander of Islamic State (IS) or Daish – has confessed during investigations that he has been receiving funds through the United States.

Law enforcing agencies on January 22 claimed that they arrested al Salafi, along with his two companions, during a joint raid in Lahore. However, sources revealed that al Salafi was actually arrested sometimes in December last year and it was only disclosed on January 22.

“During the investigations, Yousaf al Salafi revealed that he was getting funding – routed through America – to run the organization in Pakistan and recruit young people to fight in Syria,” a source privy to the investigations revealed to Daily Express on the condition of anonymity.

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Nneka Lucia Egbuna talks about politics in Africa (Video)

Nouman Ali Khan talks to HOTD (Interview)

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Source: http://hadithoftheday.com/nouman-ali-khan/

Nouman Ali Khan is a young, dynamic daee, who approaches Islam in a sympathetic, understandable and practical way. He moved to the United States at a young age, and rediscovered the beauty of Islam while in college, from which he was motivated to learn it in greater depth. After studying Arabic in Saudi Arabia and later in Pakistan, he founded the Bayyinah Institute, under which he has successfully trained thousands to master the Arabic language.

While his dakwah activities are centred in the United States, his lecture sessions, which cover a variety of topics, are available on You Tube. His appeal largely stems from his ability to put religion in the relevant social context – his realistic approach and acknowledgement of the social background in which most people live – has made him popular especially among the young adults.

HOTD: What is your favourite surah/hadith?

Nowadays it’s Surah al Qasas.

HOTD: Which of the Companions of the Prophet do you identify closest with or is your favourite?

Mus’ab Ibn Umar Embassador of the Qur’an!

HOTD: Who are your modern day role models?

People you guys don’t know. Friends that are much older and have raised great children and I only wish to accomplish what they have with their kids.

HOTD: Someone wants to come back to Islam but doesn’t know where to start. What would you tell him?

The fact that they’re reading this means they already started. Talk to Allah and tell Him your situation. Ask Him for counsel. He will bring people and opportunities into your life you couldn’t even have imagined.

HOTD: What makes you stand out from other prominent dae’es is your relatively young age. What made you decide to take this path so early in life?

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Omar Regan – Halal Comedy Show (Video)

info-pictogram1 Omar Regan talks about the muslim household.

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Dr Zakir Naik’s Lecture Tour to Nigeria (Video)

info-pictogram1 Dr Zakir Naik is renowned as a dynamic international orator on Islam and Comparative Religion. Dr Zakir Naik is the president of Islamic Research Foundation, Mumbai. Dr Zakir clarifies Islamic viewpoints and clears misconceptions about Islam, using the Qur’an, authentic Hadith and other religious Scriptures as a basis, in conjunction with reason, logic and scientific facts. He is 47 years old.

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Footballer killed in Algeria league (Video)

info-pictogram1 Cameroon striker Albert Ebosse dies in hospital after hit on the head after a Algeria football league game. African football journalist Gary Al-Smith talks to Al Jazeera English on the matter.

Ryan Harris: NFL player talks about his conversion, peer pressure and Islam (Video)

info-pictogram1 The Story of Ryan Harris, an American football offensive tackle for the Houston Texans. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame. Harris has also been a member of the Philadelphia Eagles.

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