Watching the news and not happy one bit. Make Du’a (prayer) for the oppressed, for surely their cries will be answered.
Narrated Abu Ma’bad, that the Prophet said, “… and be afraid of the curse of an oppressed person because there is no screen between his invocation and Allah.” Sahih Bukhari: Volume 2, Book 24, Number 573.
As we sit in comfort and security, let us remember those without, insha’Allah.
The Tehran Times is calling it “genocide”:
Israel has launched a genocide campaign in the Gaza Strip, but the Arab world has been mostly silent as the Zionist regime’s F-16s bombed the Palestinians, killing about 200 people.
Disclaimer: This post is for the purposes of remembrance and solidarity for the “unprecedented” attacks on Gaza. This time, the attacks are in Gaza and committed by the Israeli government. Regardless of nationality, religious affiliation, or political stance, homicide of innocent people is oppressive and unjustifiable.
They did not provide translation, but the wounded man on the ground was saying ““Ashadu Allah Illa Ha Illah Lah, Wa Ashadu Ana Muhammad ar-Rasulullah” – “There are no gods besides Allah, Muhammad is the messenger of Allah”, the first pillar of faith in Islam.