Umar ibn al Khattab among the most influential people in history


Michael H. Hart wrote a book entitled "THE 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History" in 1978. Several other authors have written similar books but this still remains a distinguished book in it's category. The book is thought provoking and encourages the reader to see history from different perspectives. He chose Prophet … Continue reading Umar ibn al Khattab among the most influential people in history

Imam Al-Nawawi, the Rulers and the Masses


Imam Yahya an-Nawawi was a great scholar who reached a high level in knowledge, asceticism and ordering good and eradicating evil. Shaikh Jamaal Zarabozo, in his excellent "Commentary on Forty Hadith of al-Nawawi", mentions few incidents in which al-Nawawi excelled in ordering good and eradicating evil. What follows is one of them: "Sultan al-Dhaahir Baibars … Continue reading Imam Al-Nawawi, the Rulers and the Masses

Candidate for Egyptian Presidency – Dr. Mohamed Morsi


Dr. Mohamed Morsi, Chairman of the Freedom and Justice Party and former member of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Guidance Bureau, is also one of the most prominent political leadership figures of the Brotherhood, the organization that led the struggle against the ousted repressive regime in its last decade. Dr. Morsi was also the leader of the … Continue reading Candidate for Egyptian Presidency – Dr. Mohamed Morsi