The Gains of the Islamic Unity

Ittihad will save the oppressed from tyranny and help many people to see the guidance of the religion of tawhid. When our Prophet Sallallāhu Alayhi Wasallam died, the entire Arab peninsula had been conquered. Then, in the period of thirty years of Caliphs, the borders of the Islamic State was extended to the interior of Anatolia and Azerbaijan in the north, to Herat in the east with the conquest of Iran and to Tripoli in the west. In the period of the Umayyad, Islam crossed the whole of North Africa…

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Be hopeful!

The prescription for a magnificent but unfortunate continent; a glorious yet hapless state; a valuable yet helpless community is Islamic Unity. In this period of time when we begin to breathe a spiritually and materially brand new season, a spring which will embrace all the ummah and when we begin to hear the footfalls of the good news of the Prophet (PBUH) which says, “Doomsday will not materialize unless a group from among my ummah raises up upon the Truth!”, in order to establish the ground for a consultation which…

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Establishing the Islamic Unity is Fardh

The fact that bringing about Islamic unity is a fardh duty points out the urgency of this issue. None of the Muslims has the luxury of remaining aloof to the establishment of Islamic unity. The issue of the unity of the Muslim Ummah is not something new, but it is an issue of unity which was perpetuated by the prophets who were consecutively sent to humanity down the ages. Allah (SWT) says as follows after mentioning His messengers in the Qur’an: “He knows what lies before them and what lies…

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The Islamic Unity

All Muslims want the Islamic Unity. It is the biggest compulsory duty that Muslims must do. Although some might not think the unity is possible, 15,000 people spoke up for the Islamic Unity last Sunday in Turkey. The 5th International Bediuzzaman and Risale-i Nur Symposium was held on May 27th 2012 in Ankara. Representatives from 27 countries and 15,000 participants attended the symposium. Speeches focussed on the importance and necessity of the unity, the reasons of disunity and the way-outs, and the basics of the unity. Some of the interesting…

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The unity of the Muslims

The articles on The unity of the Muslims in the history of Turkish media first appeared in the Basiret newspaper in October 1873. The first article was written by Esad Efendi, clerk of the maritime court. To him Islamic history was in fact a history of the unity of the Muslims; and the Ottomans became a point of reference and a protector. “Since the religion of Islam commands tawhid (unity), the means of unity for us is the fact that Islam brings together and unites,” said Esad Efendi; and the…

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Enthusiasm for unity among youth

The Union of NGOs of the Islamic World (UNIW) gathered Muslim youths in “International Summer Youth Camp” in Istanbul on 15-25 August 2008. This organization, which includes fifty representatives from twenty five countries, has been a platform where these youths have a chance to declare their desire for the unity of Islam. All the young people coming from many parts of Islamic regions such as Bosnia, Malaysia, ıÜüDjibouti, ıÜüKazakhstan, Kosovo, Bahrain, Cameroon, Indonesia, Sudan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Albania enjoyed the enthusiasm of unity.

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