How will the people of Beirut get out of this tragedy? Our prayers are with them, but let our tears not be in vain.
He was Umar ibn Abd al-Aziz, the eighth Caliph of the Umayyad Empire. He is known until today as "the most pious and devout" of the Umayyad rulers. He held the highest office of such a great and powerful empire. Yet, his #EidStory seemed to portray otherwise.
There is a bigger goal and deeper meaning behind all the significance of Ramadan. That bigger goal is to lift up the spirit of jihad in the Ummah to strive for a revived Islamic civilisation. Yet, every year, Ramadan returns as a blessing from Allah to remedy the Ummah’s apathy, only to be taken lightly by them. May you, the Daies, not become the reason for this!