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  1. alisayyed

    What can we do to help these people.

    SA, I was trying to find a site to donate a very modest amt but found it really difficult to pay in indian rupees. After much research I was able to find a charity which accepted payments through a master/visa debit card. Surprise surprise, it turned out to be a shia charity org- http://www.comfortaid.org/ While there are websites allowing to pay in dollars and other major currencies, I knew that my bank would not allow the foreign currency transfer, as I had earlier tried to do so for Taha funder and another website(for Somalia, I think). There is no doubt that there are poor shias who need our help, but the level of hardship faced by the rohingyas is extreme.
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    What are you Listening to?

    Standup - George carlin - "you are all diseased", and - "life is worth losing". Strong language warning.
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    $350 Billion deal- A muslim view

    Most of you must be aware of the recent $350 billion weapons deal between saudi and trump, out of which deals worth $110 billions will be with immediate effect. As expected the military-industrial-complex(hereafter referred to as MIC)-owned most of the mainstream media is jubilant. In the words of trump- "Tremendous investments in the United States. Hundreds of billions of dollars of investments into the United States and jobs, jobs, jobs." Disclaimer- Trump, like almost all US presidents is merely a puppet, with more strings than an actual puppet. So I dont consider him to be very relevant. But the statement shows what the MIC wants the people to focus on. The whole exercise is nothing but a continuation of the US-Saudi policy of transferring the wealth from West Asia to the West in return for maintaining the saudi kingdom in its supposedly dominating position. Hejaz- The residence of the faithful Hejaz was supposed to be a place of refuge. It holds much more religious significance for the muslims than it has political significance for the MIC, the Saudis and their ilk. It was, and still is, supposed to be a place where any muslim from across the world can come and start living. And settle, if they wish to do so. This CANNOT HAVE BEEN RESTRICTED. Mecca, Medina, Jeddah and all the other religious places belong to the muslims and cannot be at the whims and fancies of some clan. The natural wealth, too, in and around these areas are to belong to all the muslims. The rulers are supposed to be the custodians, not owners, as is currently the case. At the most, they can take what they need and not what they want. The trillions of dollars that they have extracted and squandered is wealth belonging to all the muslims who were driven out of these holy lands, who wished to settle there, but cannot due to the restrictions in place and the poor and the needy and the other deserving muslims across the world, who need to be bailed out. One can object that since Saudi Arabia is an "independent" country, they can run their affairs as they wish. They can spend and squander as they wish. They can purchase $10 trillions worth of weapons. They can completely stop immigrants. And they can throw out the shias and the non-compliant sunnis if they wish. They can dole out the crumbs to the Africans Muslims to fight their wars in Yemen and other places. My point is, Hejaz was never supposed to be a normal, usual, like any other country. It is a place with utmost religious significance for the muslims and the People of the book. It should have been a place of refuge for the poor and those driven out. A place for those looking for spiritual emancipation. For the ones looking who wished to visit the various houses of the towering figures islam- the Ahlul bayt and the righteous Sahaba. The center which redistributed wealth from the rich muslims to the poor. And not be the extractor of muslim wealth and squanderer of haq of the muslims. Not to help bolster one of the most evil and hardcore anti-islamic forces, the whole gamut of the MIC, including its dutiful media. Not to support of the unjust system of the petro-dollar hegemony. Not to bribe the poor and malnourished nations with money to fight their wars against other weak nations. Conclusion- The transfer of the haq of poor, needy and the deserving muslims and the money which otherwise could have been used to develop islamic cities, give citizenship to the refugees and any other muslim for that matter, create more STEM graduates among the muslims and the others and so on, is being used for an utter devastating effect. It is totally unfortunate, I and, i am sure that all the informed and religious muslims, are completely opposed to this initiative and wish that circumstances occur which will kill this deal. PS- The old timers will remember that in 2010, a weapons deal worth $60 billion was signed between the MIC spokesman Obama and the Saudis. It was a huge news back then and a great PR challenge for the MIC mouthpieces. So they focused on the 'iranian threat'. Now they have a buffoon as a president. They want to use it as an advantage. They want the people to think- He is a buffoon, so he does not know what he is doing, cant blame him, there is no one to blame and no need to do so. Focus on jobs, people (happy face).
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    Interview The Person Below

    My work involves using a computer. I would say it averages about 6 hours a day including weekends. But it is mostly work related. And there is no internet in my office computer. and I use an pre-internet era phone, deliberately. Anyone watching the indo-pak match?
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    Interview The Person Below

    She is now. Thank you all for your prayers. I will share my experiences soon. I am sure that it will help the first timers. Back to the interviews. Do you think that rearing a child is a major responsibility or simply a part of life?
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    Interview The Person Below

    1. Just now. Its a girl. I wish to name her Gulab Fatima. The child is awesome. The mother is still undergoing stitches. Need a bit more of prayers.
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    Interview The Person Below

    The one which gives me ample opportunities to perform good deeds and stay away from the bad ones. Would you pray for my wife and the child? She is in the labor room right now.
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    Thoughts (2010-2016) [ARCHIVE]

    https://www.rt.com/on-air/russian-rokot-rocket-plesetsk/ They are showing a russian rocket launch live. For anyone interested.
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    Interview The Person Below

    Whoops. Wrong page. One. Do you think that 'the relaxing frog' is cute?
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    Interview The Person Below

    Me- Umm, internet? Internet- yes? Me- Who is hello kitty? Internet- Me- Yes, she is cute. Do you think that the relaxing frog is cute?
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    Interview The Person Below

    No. not yet. I just tried to close the door with my foot in the way. What is your favourite alphabet and number?
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    The Tough quiz thread

    How does spinach help popeye? 'The answer' also happens to consume something with a similar effect. Simply speaking he also has a power booster like popeye has spinach.
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    The Tough quiz thread

    Hah, easy. Thats me wearing a doctor's attire. jk Dr naqvi itis. This one is tough- 1 . His friend is in large numbers in Washington DC and in the Vatican. 2 . Spinach:Popeye x:The answer (x being something to eat/drink) 3. Password 4. Hates romans
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    Interview The Person Below

    7 on an average. 10 on weekends. Do you feel hungry all the time?