Imam's Weekly 22 April 2022
This week Imam Shaheed talks about 20 QASEEDAT JENIN
This is a poem composed by Muhammad Sheet Khattab, one of the Iraqi officers who participated in the Battle of Jenin in Palestine in 1948, the year of the Nakba (the Great Catastrophe).
1948 will go down in the annals of history as the ill-fated year when the illegitimate state of Israel was created by a largescale land grab and when more than 700,000 Palestinian Arabs – about half of prewar Palestine's Arab population – fled or were expelled from their homes.
Since that unilateral ”Declaration of Independence” in a land belonging to...