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By:Newsletter@BrassTacks
Date: Tuesday, 28 April 2009, 5:16 pm

28 Apr 2009
Dear brothers and sisters

Assalam alaikum
اسلام علیکم

بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم

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علامہ محمد اقبال

"But if they violate their oaths after their covenant, and taunt you for your Faith,- fight ye the chiefs of Unfaith: for their oaths are nothing to them: that thus they may be restrained.Will ye not fight people who violated their oaths, plotted to expel the Messenger, and took the aggressive by being the first (to assault) you? Do ye fear them? Nay, it is Allah Whom ye should more justly fear, if ye believe! Fight them, and Allah will punish them by your hands, cover them with shame, help you (to victory) over them, heal the breasts of Believers, And still the indignation of their hearts. For Allah will turn (in mercy) to whom He will; and Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise."

(Qur'an: At-Tawba (Repentance, Dispensation): Verse 12 - 15)

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Pakistan army chief hits back at US - Alhamdolillah, We Muslims! fear noone but Allah...
But if they violate their oaths after their covenant, and taunt you for your Faith,- fight ye the chiefs of Unfaith: for their oaths are nothing to them: that thus they may be restrained.Will ye not fight people who violated their oaths, plotted to expel the Messenger, and took the aggressive by being the first (to assault) you? Do ye fear them? Nay, it is Allah Whom ye should more justly fear, if ye believe! Fight them, and Allah will punish them by your hands, cover them with shame, help you (to victory) over them, heal the breasts of Believers, And still the indignation of their hearts. For Allah will turn (in mercy) to whom He will; and Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise." (Qur'an: At-Tawba (Repentance, Dispensation): Verse 12 - 15)

Pakistan's army chief has reacted angrily to US dismay that his forces have not acted to repel a Taliban insurgency advancing on Islamabad, the country's capital and home to some of its nuclear assets.

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/61d98198-328e-11de-8116-00144feabdc0.html

"The Shoe" reaches Incredible India - Reason: Prominent lawmaker slate was wiped clean of death charges of 3,000 Sikhs
You can take this literally or otherwise... "Earth's crammed with heaven, And every common BUSH afire with God: But only he who sees takes off his SHOES", Elizabeth Barrett Browning (English poet & Political thinker 1806-1861)

"First off the mark here was local reporter Jarnail Singh, who got into a heated exchange with Home Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram this month. At issue was why a prominent lawmaker of the same party was cleared of all charges in the death of 3,000 Sikhs after he was accused of firing up a sectarian mob a quarter of a century ago. As blood pressures soared at the news conference, Singh, himself a Sikh, launched his size-9 Reebok sneaker at the minister, who was standing just five feet away".

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/04/25/MNFV175IFB.DTL

US Declares Public Health Emergency Over Swine Flu - Alhamdolillah Muslims remain protected because they follow the Quran and Sunnah
Allah loves us and protects us Muslims through teachings of Quran and our beloved Prophet Muhammad SAW's Sunnah. ***Alhamdolillah, we Muslims respect and follow the teachings of the Quran and Hadith which protect us from the evils of this World and the HereAfter.

"He hath forbidden you only carrion, and blood, and swine flesh, and that which hath been immolated to (the name of) any other than Allah. But he who is driven by necessity, neither craving nor transgressing, it is no sin for him. Lo! Allah is Forgiving, Merciful" (Qur'an 2:173)".

Bible's portions which are in original form enforce the same prohibition. Unfortunately, the Christians have left their own scripture and denied the Quran too, so now they wander unguidedly in the illusions of this world.

"And the swine, though he divide the hoof, and be cloven footed, yet he cheweth not the cud; he is unclean to you". "Of their flesh shall ye not eat, and their carcass shall ye not touch, they are unclean to you."
[Leviticus 11:7-8]

"And the swine, because it divideth the hoof, yet cheweth not the cud, it is unclean unto you. Ye shall not eat of their flesh, nor touch their dead carcass."
[Deuteronomy 14:8]

"Responding to what some health officials feared could be the leading edge of a global pandemic emerging from Mexico, American health officials declared a public health emergency on Sunday as 20 cases of swine flu were confirmed in this country, including eight in New York City. Other nations imposed travel bans or made plans to quarantine air travelers as confirmed cases also appeared in Mexico and Canada and suspect cases emerged elsewhere."

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/27/world/27flu.html?_r=1&th&emc=th

World Bank, IMF: Crisis Becoming 'Human Calamity'
"And there are those who bury gold and silver and do not spend it in the way of God: announce to them a most grievous penalty. The Day will come when heat will be produced out of that wealth in the fire of Hell, and their foreheads, their flanks, and their backs, will be branded with it. They will be told: This is the treasure which you buried for yourselves: taste you then, the treasures you buried" (Al-Tawba, 34-35)

"At the end of spring meetings in Washington, the two Bretton Woods institutions on Sunday told their 185 member countries that the worst global slump in generations had already driven more than 50 million people into extreme poverty".

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20090427/bs_afp/financeeconomyimfworldbank_20090427022616

All that glitters is not Gold - US: Powerful drug gets officials' attention
"In the 1990s, researchers isolated the psychoactive effects of the plant to a substance called salvanorin A, which stimulates a portion of the brain that responds to opiates, such as morphine, and mind-bending illegal drugs such as LSD. Today, the drug is widely available for sale online and in some Iowa smoke shops and head shops, including Day Dreams, a self-described "alternative happy store" near Drake University in Des Moines. The drug is the darling of college and high school subcultures interested in the age-old "mind expansion trip." It costs as little as $9 a hit. The kicker? It's completely legal in Iowa, despite the efforts of the state's top drug enforcement officials. Iowa is one of 13 states considering regulations on salvia, and 12 states have banned sale and possession of the drug."

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20090426/NEWS01/904260380/-1/ENT06

Gordon Brown 'snubbed by Pakistan President'
But if they violate their oaths after their covenant, and taunt you for your Faith,- fight ye the chiefs of Unfaith: for their oaths are nothing to them: that thus they may be restrained.Will ye not fight people who violated their oaths, plotted to expel the Messenger, and took the aggressive by being the first (to assault) you? Do ye fear them? Nay, it is Allah Whom ye should more justly fear, if ye believe! Fight them, and Allah will punish them by your hands, cover them with shame, help you (to victory) over them, heal the breasts of Believers, And still the indignation of their hearts. For Allah will turn (in mercy) to whom He will; and Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise." (Qur'an: At-Tawba (Repentance, Dispensation): Verse 12 - 15)
"Gordon Brown received an apparent snub today as he arrived in Pakistan for talks with President Zardari only to be told that he was not available to appear at a joint press conference afterwards".

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/politics/article6180016.ece

World Bank, IMF: Crisis Becoming 'Human Calamity'
"And there are those who bury gold and silver and do not spend it in the way of God: announce to them a most grievous penalty. The Day will come when heat will be produced out of that wealth in the fire of Hell, and their foreheads, their flanks, and their backs, will be branded with it. They will be told: This is the treasure which you buried for yourselves: taste you then, the treasures you buried" (Al-Tawba, 34-35)

"At the end of spring meetings in Washington, the two Bretton Woods institutions on Sunday told their 185 member countries that the worst global slump in generations had already driven more than 50 million people into extreme poverty".

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20090427/bs_afp/financeeconomyimfworldbank_20090427022616

Israel's secret plan for West Bank expansion
"And (the unbelievers) plotted and planned, and Allah too planned, and the best of planners is Allah". (Quran; Surah 3 Al 'Imran: Ayah 54 )

Palestinians condemn 'extremely dangerous' scheme to grow illegal settlement.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/israels-secret-plan-for-west-bank-expansion-1674759.html

CIA 'Whistleblower' Told Hastert About Suppression of Harman Wiretap
"When it is said to them, 'Fear God', they are led by arrogance to more crime. Hell shall be enough for them, an evil bed indeed to lie on!" (Al-Baqara, 206)

"Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert says he learned from a CIA-connected "whistleblower" in 2006 that Bush administration officials were suppressing the existence of a wiretapped conversation between Rep. Jane Harman and a suspected Israeli agent".

http://www.cqpolitics.com/wmspage.cfm?docID=hsnews-000003103377

Plan to monitor all internet use
"When it is said to them, 'Fear God', they are led by arrogance to more crime. Hell shall be enough for them, an evil bed indeed to lie on!" (Al-Baqara, 206)

Communications firms are being asked to record all internet contacts between people as part of a modernisation in UK police surveillance tactics.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/8020039.stm

Indian Separatist Movements on the rise: Maoist mine traps send shivers down Saranda spine
"And (the unbelievers) plotted and planned, and Allah too planned, and the best of planners is Allah". (Quran; Surah 3 Al 'Imran: Ayah 54 )

"It is Maoist landmines and the spectre of a sudden explosion ripping through the forest that sends the chill down their spine. The mine traps are, in fact, for police and paramilitary vehicles, but that is little solace. More so in the wake of reports of increased Maoist activities in the Saranda area of West Singhbhum".

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1090428/jsp/jharkhand/story_10883797.jsp

جذاک اللہ خیراً Wassalam

Zaid Hamid
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