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Monday, July 27, 2015


Now comes a showdown between the takfiri mercenaries and their beloved 'Pasha' who gets a dose of his own medicine.

But should this really surprise Rajjab Erdogan?  Did he really never expect that these terrorists could some day become just as deadly a nuisance for him as they have been for his enemy, Bashar al-Assad?  Was he unable to read the ambitions of these thugs for the past four years who have been trying to embark on a global and not a local (Syria alone) so-called jihad?

Turkish army, police and security have been diligently assisting ISIL for years colluding with their Western and gulf Arab allies.  Turkey has been a safe haven and  primary gateway for ISIL and ANF criminals slipping into Syria.  Erdogan has adamantly refused to help the Kurds fighting ISIL in Syria.  It recently led to the death of two Turkish police officers by the military wing of PKK because "the security officers were cooperating with the ISIL Takfiri group operating in neighboring Syria" stated by Press TV.

The persistent ugly policies of the Turkish government have helped inculcate a destructive framework.  Official sources in Turkey claim that Turkish citizens constitute a very small circle of ISIL fighters and supporters. However, there are evidences of significantly large numbers of Turks helping ISIL militarily and also chaperoning weapons and recruits from countries like Libya and Mali into Syria and Iraq.  Segments of rural Turkey are still tribal communities. Analysts and researchers within Turkey are of the opinion that ISIL supply routes are handled by prominent tribal leaders as contractual assignments who work as smugglers along Turkey's borders. 

On July 20, ISIL claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing at Suruc, a Turk-Kurdish border town, killing 32 civilians and injuring many more.  The killer was identified as a young Turkish university student and a supporter of ISIL.  Most of the victims were also students who congregated at Suruc preparing to travel to Kobani for rebuilding the town. 

On July 24 came the big escalation when ISIL ambushed Turkish forces at Dag military post in Kilis, killing one Turkish soldier and wounding four that led to an open confrontation between the two loving allies and Turkey gathering its F-16 fighter jets and tanks aimed at ISIL near the border on Syrian soil.

Subsequently Turkish police arrested over 300 people in Istanbul and within twelve Turkish provinces.  Enough to give an idea how wide Turkey has allowed this terrorist network to expand!  Al Qaeda militants aren't just a few thousand fighters restricted along the borders.  They are a network across Turkey because the Turkish government welcomed them for establishing that network.

ISIL's immediate reaction?
Last month (June 2015) ISIL started a Turkish language magazine that viewed Turkey as a close and trustworthy friend in its first edition.  The second edition of the magazine in July called Istanbul an 'occupied territory' and stamped Erdogan a 'tyrant.'

But allegedly by far the majority of arrestees aren't ISIL terrorists. They're Kurdish Turks who have been effective fighters against ISIL. Also, reportedly Turkish Air Force has carried out more than a dozen air strikes against Kurdistan Workers Party in Iraq (an affiliate of Syrian Kurds) and only two or three strikes against ISIL. Is Ankara's military intervention in northern Syria against ISIL a pretext to halt the advances of Syrian Kurds? 

Additionally unconfirmed whispers are swirling that Obama and Erdogan have agreed on a no-fly zone over Syria.  Why?   To neutralize the war planes of Bashar al-Assad?

The latest bluff by US, Britain, Saudi Arabia and Turkey is that they are training "Syrian rebels" to fight ISIL.   That simply means strengthening the international band of Al Qaeda terrorists (ISIL included) for more aggressive proxy invasions of countries like Yemen and Syria.  There is nothing such as "Syrian rebels" any longer.  That's an old saga.  The CIA had put them on the stage in April 2011 as a very small indigenous group of Muslim Brotherhooders to blend with the so-called Arab Spring in the name of "Free Syrian Army" for toppling Bashar al-Assad.  But they had no resources, no logistics and very little local support.  They were wholly dependent on Al Qaeda for military sustenance since day one.  They have long defected and disbanded, joining either ANF or ISIL - both of which have solidly sprouted from the ideology of Al Qaeda as proliferating splinter groups.  The former "Free Syrian Army" is now a phantom named "Syrian rebels."  Differently put, 'Syrian rebels' is a cuddly nickname for Al-Qaeda invented by CIA, MI6 and Mossad.

To shorten a long story, let's not get too excited over the Turkish Pasha's skirmishes with his longtime ally.  Despite the sudden change of relations with ISIL and consequent clashes, Mr. Erdogan definitely won't quit the idea of tinkering Syria.  For years he made no bones about his dependency on ISIL;  and he is still desperate to topple ""Assad the dictator.""  With two key points - toppling Assad and preventing the establishment of a contiguous Kurdish territory - ISIL is the least of Turkey's woes no matter how many Turkish soldiers it kills. And Obama appreciates that, of course. 

Beyond a shadow of a doubt, Turkey's obsession with ISIL .. errr  ""Syrian rebels"" ... will continue and contribute to the mess within Turkey at a steady pace.

Dag military post at Kilis near Turkish/Syrian border killing a Turkish soldier.  Image shows 2 ambulances leaving Dag military post.
Source: Reuters

Thursday, July 23, 2015


July 2015 is the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica carried out by Serbs under the rule of their fascist / racist leader, Slobadon Milosevic, against Bosnian Muslims.  It resulted in the massacre of over 8,000 Muslim men and boys as part of Milosevic's ethnic cleansing.  More than 15,000 Muslim men, women, children and elderly fled Srebrenica on July,1995.   Only 3,500 survived.  It's the largest single massacre in Europe in modern history.  Very recently over 150 new remains were found and buried amidst tears and overwhelming grief.  The remains of at least 2,000 or more are still missing.  It's surmised that the remains of all victims would probably never be found considering the haphazard manner in which the Serb killers disposed of the bodies of their victims in mass graves.  The total number of Muslim men and boys slaughtered on July 1995 is well beyond 8,000 which is the official figure consisting of the remains that have been found. The actual figure would be over 12,000.

Russia, an ally of Serbia, refuses to call it a genocide.  There have been no reports of any Serbs arrested and tried for the Srebrenica Genocide.   ICC's shocking decision went as far as clearing Serbia & Montenegro of direct responsibility.  On the contrary, last month (June 2015) a man named Nasser Oric was arrested in Switzerland on Serbia's request, accused of being "commander of the Bosnian Army guilty of war crimes against Serbia." ~Sigh!~ Bosnia barely had an army and no weapons because European and U.S. leaders persistently refused to lift the arms embargo on Bosnia.

Only partisanship and travesty of justice can protect the guilty.

True justice awaits in the Hereafter.


Sunday, July 12, 2015

Leila-tul-Qadr (Night of Decrees)



After Isha or Tarawi one only needs to look up at the sky on a cloudless night to realize that the blessed month of Ramadan is almost over.  As Leila-tul-Qadr nears:  Supplications for acceptance, forgiveness, and mercy from The Almighty, The One and Only. 

The word 'qadr' means 'decree.'  It also means 'majesty or high esteem.'  Thus, Laylat ul-Qadr, or the Night of Qadr, means the Night of Decree, or the Night of Majesty.

Laylat ul-Qadr is a very blessed night. It is the best night of Ramadan, rather, the whole year. 

It is the night on which Allah decrees His wise ordainments, appointing matters of life, death, sustenance, disasters, etc etc. and the angels descend with these decrees.  Allah says, which means:

"Lo! We revealed it on the Night of Power.  Ah, what will convey unto thee what the Night of Power is!  The Night of Power is better than a thousand months.  The angels and the Spirit descent therein, by the permission of their Lord, with all decrees.  (The Night is) Peace until the rising of the dawn." (97th Surah of the Glorious Qur'aan - 'Al-Qadr')

It should be noted here that sending down the Quran on Laylat ul-Qadr does not mean that it was revealed all at once to the Prophet (pbuh). It implies that the Quran began being revealed on that particular day. It was then revealed in small segments, as necessary, over a period of 23 years of the Messenger's (pbuh) life.  Allah Almighty confirms in His Final Message that this Message will be forever protected on a "guarded tablet" (Lawh-ul-Mahfooz). In other words, it's a confirmation and an amazing prophecy that the Glorious Quran will always remain original and protected from corruption by human hands like the previous Scriptures.

The same applies to Allah's decrees. They are not formulated on this specific night every year. Rather, Allah, with His encompassing knowledge, knows all what will happen in future and has recorded it. On Laylat ul-Qadr, HE issues His decrees pertaining to the following year (life, death, sustenance, etc) to the angels.  And Allah knows best as for the rest of the details.  We are not to speculate of what we have no knowledge.

Laylat ul-Qadr is the most blessed night. A person who misses it has indeed missed a great amount of good.  It is recommended to make a long Qiyaam leil (night prayers) during the nights in search of Leilat-ul-Qadr.

It is also recommended to make extensive supplication on this night and all nights of Ramadan in search of the Night of Qadr.  This calls for abandoning many worldly pleasures in order to secure the time and thoughts solely for worshiping Allah.

Here is something important to know:

In the Glorious Quran the day or date of Layla-tul-Qadr has not been mentioned, instead Allah only states that the Quran was revealed (that is, began being revealed) in the month of Ramadan. 

"The month of Ramadan in which was revealed the Qur'an, a guidance for mankind, and clear proofs of the guidance, and the Criterion (of right and wrong)."  (2:185).

Reports that Layla-tul-Qadr comes during an odd night among the last 10 nights of Ramadan (that is, 21, 23, 25. 27 or 29) have been derived from various man-written Hadiths with NO evidence of authenticity.  This is NOT supported by the Quran.  Allah makes NO mention (not even any hints) on which date of Ramadan the Quran began being revealed in Ramadan.  It is possible that the reason Allah did not reveal the exact date of Layla-tul-Qadr was to avoid people from limiting their worship to just that one night.  This is an opinion.  The actual reason is only known to HIM.  Thus, the entire month of Ramadan must be spent in deep devotion to the Almighty Allah.

The Quran is the Only Divine Literature in the world today and forever until the Day of Judgement.  It must be remembered that the altered Old and New Testaments are NOT the counterparts of the Quran.  They are the counterparts of the man-written Hadith. 

Also please note that there are various stories among people about the Night of Qadr and unusual incidents happening on this night.  Such stories are NOT reliable and must NEVER be accepted as Allah has given us NO warrant to believe in them.