By: Kayhan Int’l Staff Writer
World Muslims, while celebrating the birth anniversary of the Almighty’s Last and Greatest Messenger to all mankind, should make all efforts to resolve the most pressing issue of our times, that is, the liberation of Islam’s Third Holiest Site, the al-Aqsa Mosque in the Zionist occupied city of Bayt al-Moqaddas (erroneously called ‘Jerusalem’ by the western media).
Unless the Ummah closes its ranks to marshal all resources, irrespective of the cowardly and treasonous moves of some regimes of Muslim states to establish diplomatic ties with Usurper Israel, the cherished goal of the return of Islam’s first qibla (focal point of the ritual prayers) to the Islamic fold, will not be materialized.
The cancerous tumour is not that difficult to weed out. All it needs is courage and obedience to the commandments of the Lord Most High and sincere adherence to the path of Prophet Muhammad (SAWA).
The President of the Islamic Republic of Iran had this in mind when he said on Sunday in his address to the 37th International Islamic Unity Conference in Tehran that “the liberation of occupied al-Qods is the most important issue of the Muslim world.”
He censured the unwise moves by certain Arab regimes – under pressure from the godfather of all terrorism, the US – to set up diplomatic channels with the illegal Zionist entity.
Hojjat al-Islam Seyyed Ibrahim Raisi rightly remarked that solidarity amongst world Muslims does not only mean bridging of jurisprudential issues or political and geographical factors. It means to build practical cohesion and solidarity to safeguard the interests of the Islamic Ummah.”
He said compromise with the enemy or surrender to its threats is not the solution, but as history has shown “it is resistance and resilience against the enemy has paid off and will force the enemy to retreat.”
The message from Iran is always loud and clear. The past forty-five years of the Islamic Republic has shown that national unity and Islamic solidarity are the keys to the victory of Muslims and the defeat of such heinous elements as the US, the Zionists, and their despicable agents, including traitors, hypocrites, and terrorists, such as the macabrely murderous Takfiris who commit horrific crimes in mosques and religious centers.
Once the thinkers, scholars, religious leaders, and politicians of the Muslim world realize the benefits of cohesion, unity, and proximity among the different schools of jurisprudence, the plots of the enemies will definitely be defeated.
Whether the enemies of Islam or the Muslims of weak faith like it or not, the universal message of the Holy Qur’an will certainly prevail one day throughout the world to bring peace and usher in justice for the betterment of mankind.
These are the goals of observing the blessed birthday of Prophet Muhammad (SAWA) and focusing on the dynamic aspects of Divine mission.