Tag: Last

The Prophet During the Last Ten Nights

‘Aa’ishah  reported: “When the last ten days of Ramadhaan came, the Prophet would stay up all night, wake his family and gird his loins”. [Al-Bukhaari and Muslim]. In the book of Imaam Muslim the narration read: “He strove hard and girded his loins”. Imaam Ibn…

‘I can’t breathe’: The power and tragedy of Jamal Khashoggi’s last words

…Four years ago, “I can’t breathe” were the same last words that Eric Garner uttered when he was placed in a choke hold by New York Police and died. #ICantBreathe soon became a part of the #BlackLivesMatter rallying cry against American racism and police brutality. Last month, after news broke about Khashoggi’s last moments, #ICantBreathe became a hashtag in Arabic Twitter, with users sharing stories about living under the weight of dictatorships and censorship in the Middle East…..more:  washingtonpost.com

Washington Post: Jamal Khashoggi Last Piece Cried for Freedom of Speech

I received this column from Jamal Khashoggi’s translator and assistant the day after Jamal was reported missing in Istanbul. The Post held off publishing it because we hoped Jamal would come back to us so that he and I could edit it together. Now I have to accept: That is not going to happen. This is the last piece of his I will edit for The Post. This column perfectly captures his commitment and passion for freedom in the Arab world…MORE: .washingtonpost.com

A Truthful Reminder About Life

A very truthful reminder about life’s memories and which of them will truly last. Listen to this touching reflection but I request that you give it your heart…