Struggle in the context of the Seerah
Sectarianism and its catastrophic impact on Muslims
Sectarianism with its catastrophic impact on Muslim unity has less to do with the deficit of moral awareness and observation and a lot more to do with a divided and immature or a non-existent public mind. Certainly there are lot of practicing Muslims in the world who look after their fasting in Ramadhan, who observe their salawaat, who pay their zakah at the appropriate times during the year and during the day but even so these practising Muslims are the fuel for the sectarian inferno which is incinerating large demographics in the Muslim world.
Asad and Izetbegovic: Islamic thinkers and activists
M.A. Sherif, Why an Islamic State — The Life Projects of Two Great European Muslims (Kuala Lumpur: Islamic Book Trust, 2009); The recent history of the Islamic movement has a long list of names of Muslims who have committed their lives to Islam and made great contributions to the Ummah, and in particular to the Muslim communities of their own parts of the world, only for their contributions to be belittled, disparaged or simply forgotten after their time.
Defining the Spirit of Islam and the challenge facing the contemporary Islamic movement
Social Justice in Islam by Sayyid Qutb (Translated by John B. Hardie; Translation revised and Introduction by Hamid Algar). Pub: Islamic Publications International, Oneonta, NY, USA and Islamic Books Trust, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2000. Pp. 339. "We are at the crossroads. We may join the march at the tail of the Western caravan... Or we may return to Islam and make it fully effective in the field of our own life, spiritual, intellectual, social and economic...
How Palestine was occupied
Through a historical process consisting of tens of initiatives by the enemy, Palestine became a Zionist property. A number of globally influential Jews started to think of establishing an independent state for Jews. Of course they initially thought of going to Uganda and establishing their nation there. For some time, they also thought of going to Tripoli, the capital city of Libya. Then they talked to Italians who were then ruling Tripoli. But Italians rejected their request. Finally they made a deal with the British.