77 – The Reshaping of the Muslim World

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77 ( 1914 – 2014) The re-shaping of the Muslim World

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The history of the Middle East and the end of the Great War is discussed, including the use of chemical weapons and the loss of population. The British Empire was the largest and the next largest population in the world, while the American Empire was the sick man of Europe. The German Empire was the sick man of Europe, and the British Empire was the sick man of Europe. The European Empire was broken up, leading to the return of the British, French, and Russia to their former lands, and the secret agreement made by the British, French, and Russian to make all Muslims return to their former lands was discussed.

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you are Latina Manu lert Friedel Katharina Olia mean doing meaning

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and allow stronger says yeah, you will Latina Amanullah yehudah nesara Alia mauto Alia who bought

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in the first words which are quoted allows partner says

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oh you people who believe you're able larina Manu.

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Farina Alia mean do you mean do not take the disbelievers as your friends and protectors besides the believers. And Allah says in Surah merita, the second one first 52 latifolia, who the one Asara Alia, do not take the Jews and the Christians as your friends and protectors, bow to whom earlier about they are protectors and friends only of one another. So the Quran is very clear on this and we'll see in the history, how this plays out. We know for example, that the first example that we come across

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of the of the Jews

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in Medina, is when a piece of Salah max signed a pact with the Jews of Medina, that they would become citizens of Medina under the protection of the Muslim state, provided that they will not side with an enemy which attacks Medina from the outside. And when the crunch came at the Battle of the trench, those very Jews turn against the Muslims and attacked the Muslims worth they had they made a pact with a parish with the idol worshipers to attack the Nabi sallallahu alayhi wasallam. So that was the first

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taste and the first example of the treachery of those who call themselves Jews and Christians. Of course, we know that there are also good Jews and good Christians. And we know of course, they're also bad Muslims. But the generality of the Quranic ayah tells us that if you have to choose between friendship of a Muslim, and friendship of a non Muslim, then you should choose the friendship of a Muslim.

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One always gets the response, that none will since a beta behave more cultured, they don't catch on COVID and so on. Those are not excuses you choose them and look for Muslims that are good so you can make them your friends. Today in sha Allah, I want to focus on you know, today we live in a world where the Muslim world is in turmoil. We know the Muslim world is in turmoil. Fact Muslims don't know really how to react to this turmoil. If the Jews in Israel had to kill 100,000 Muslims in Palestine, I am sure that we would have been marching every single day up at least three to go and protest. I'm sure they would have been a massive outcry.

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But when half is acid kills 100,000 Sunni Muslims in Egypt in Syria, we don't even whisper

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it shows the kind of double standard that we have amongst ourselves.

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That if the Jews are to kill Muslims amplify, it won't be fine. The world Muslims will probably declare jihad against the Israelis. But when our people kill our people, then it's somewhat of a silence amongst Muslims. And I think it's important that we realize that justice doesn't depend on whether you're Muslim or a Muslim. When allows for Hunter is just he practices His justice amongst all his creation. And if we have to extend that justice, being the ibid of allows for Allah we should just as be, we should be just as balanced as what allows for 100 each when you practice is justice. Today inshallah I want to do a bit of a bit of a history lesson with you

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because this year

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2014 is exactly 100 years, after which year

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2014 is exactly 100 years after which year

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after which year 1914 1914, from 1914 to 2014 is exactly one time of one Sage 100 years.

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And we know that

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there was a game changing war that took place in 1940, which was what, which is called the First World War. It was in fact called the Great War first. Why was it called the Great War because it only became the first world war after the Second World War, when the second world war came, they renamed the Great War, which took place in 1914, to the First World War. Before 1914.

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The biggest world power was Britain, Britain was the power of the world, Britain, half a quarter of the entire world belonged to England, to the British Empire. And that's why he said that the sun never sets on the British Empire. And somebody said, The reason for that is because because God doesn't trust the British in the darkness. So he doesn't want the sun to sit on the British Empire. But be that as my Burton was the concrete bomb because we know Britain

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India, which is biggest population ever conquered by by Britain, lots of farming South Africa was conquered by Britain, Uganda a lot Egypt, I mean, we will go we can go through a lot of the country's

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at the time.

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America was not a world power. In fact, the American attitude was not to get involved in world politics. The Americans in 1914 was an isolationist Empire. They said we live on the other side of the Atlantic, we don't get involved in the politics of Europe and Middle East and so forth and so on. So Britain ruled the waves. And what about the Muslim world? In 1914, we still had a unified Khalifa, we are very far set in Istanbul. And he was the Sultan and he was recognized to be the Khalifa of all the Muslims. There was still a sense of a global oma and Islamic oma at the head of that Islamic oma said the Khalifa. And he was in in Turkey in what is today called

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But something changed.

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What was the catalyst that set off the first great war or the First World War? It was the assassination. As you all know, those of you studied a bit of history, the assassination of the Archduke of the austro Hungarian Empire. His name was Franz Ferdinand, we're not going to go into that a lot. But to give you some perspective, because we want to discuss in fact, what happened to the Muslim world from 1914, up to 14 up to 2014. What were the changes that took place? And how did those changes took place? And what came what led to the end of the Muslim Khalifa in Turkey, what is called the Ottoman Empire, Ottoman caliphate.

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This man

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further on.

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Franz Ferdinand was the contender for the throne of the austro Hungarian Empire, the austro Hungarian Empire was the biggest Empire inside Europe at the time, and he was going to be the next rule of their empire. And he was assassinated in Sarajevo.

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Present day Bosnia, Sarajevo. He was assassinated they in 1940, and cause the austro Hungarian Empire. At that time, 1914 was a massive landmass. And divided today it's divided up into many countries, one of which is Austria, and the other one is hungry, and miniature Slovakia all that came from this one big Empire.

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Which means that this man, Franz Ferdinand was going to be an extremely important person, very, very important person. He was assassinated.

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It was the beginning of the biggest

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war in the history of mankind.

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The first world war

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you will be surprised to know that there was 77 0 million soldiers on the battlefield. You know that time they didn't have drones and all this stuff. People still had to go eyeball to eyeball in fighting on a battlefield. There were several

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20 million people Subhanallah that excluding populations that lived in Europe, this was just the armies that fought on the battlefield. 70 million Can you imagine so many people of the 17 million 10 million died on the battlefield 10 million, most of them died on the austro Hungarian border between Russia and the rest of Europe.

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So this was the biggest global military conflict that has ever taken place. And it was the first world war was the beginning of the use of technology, chemical weapons were invented and used in the First World War.

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airplanes were used for the first time to drop bombs on people in the First World War. And this was lasted for a whole four years, from

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1914 to 1918.

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And it led to the breakup of four of the biggest empires in the world at the time.

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One was the British Empire, which was cut in half.

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Second was Germany, the German Empire, who became later just a little bit a little country code. As we know, today, the Republic of Germany.

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The Russian Empire was broken up. And finally, the final empire that came to its end was the Ottoman Empire, or the great Muslim Empire of the time.

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Now, insofar as Europe was concerned in 1914, the decimation and the breaking up and the destruction of the Ottoman Empire was just a footnote. for them. It wasn't a major issue.

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It wasn't a major issue.

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At the time, and we'll we'll we'll get to know why it wasn't a major issue, the most important changes that took place at the time or the changes that took place inside Europe and these changes impacted, and is still impacting all Muslims live up to today. Therefore, it is important for us to understand the history and not to repeat the same mistakes that they repeated in

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the First World War was an end, the end of the Victorian era with Britain ruled, it was the beginning of modernity, we spoke about the modern world, the modern world started in 1914, the beginning of the First World War.

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And I said in 1914, the biggest war power was the British Empire.

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America was not yet a world power medic, he didn't want to get involved in world politics. After Britain, the next biggest country, the next biggest world powers Germany. So first comes Britain in 1914, then comes Germany, then Russia, then France, then the austro Hungarian Empire. So these were the Empires miracle is completely out of it completely out of world what is happening in the world at the time. Now, as I said, Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in

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Attica Vina

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in Sarajevo.

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And he was assassinated

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by a serb

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by a Muslim assassinated by a server.

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And the Serbs and the Russians at that time were allies.

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So when the austro Hungarian Empire, after the prince was assassinated, decided to attack Serbia, Russia sided with Serbia, and actually fought on the side of Serbia, that was the beginning of the First World War.

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So that was purely European thing. It was European friends, it was cool. How did this impact upon the Ottoman Empire? How did the Ottoman Empire get involved in the First World War?

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Let's see how this happened.

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At the time in 1914,

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the Sultan or the Khalifa that sat on the throne, his name was Muhammad, the fifth, Muhammad the fifth was then in 1914, he ruled from 1909 to 1918. That was the Khalifa on the throne at the time in in Istanbul.

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But like all the other towns all over the Muslim world, they were merely Figgins. They were they merely sat on the throne, but they virtually had no power. The power was at the bottom. The power was with the ministers of war in the busiest answer for them song.

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cheney was merely forget.

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And there was what it was called The Young Turks. You must have heard the term the young turks

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They always use this term for people, young people who come up and want to replace the elders, in organizations in politics, wherever, wherever there is power to be had. Now the answer is they were forward looking very liberal group of people, most of them were in the army in the Turkish army. And the, the, the Prime Minister of, of Istanbul of the Khalifa at the time, was also a young turk. And

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at the time, to give you an idea of what your absorb of the Ottoman Empire in the Muslims was, because the Ottoman Empire was the, the rulers of the Muslims. At the time in 1914, they referred to the Ottoman Empire as the sick man of Europe.

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And that was the leaders of the Muslims. So the Europeans, the British, and the Germans, French and telepresence on regarded the Ottoman Turks as the sick man, because they were in Europe, they were part of Europe, meaning that there was they were sick, so they eventually were going to die off. So they weren't much No, not much notice was taken of the Ottoman Empire, Turkey was considered to be and at that time, also, in 1914, at the start of the First World War, a lot of the countries that Turkey ruled as part of the Ottoman Empire were already taken away from them. Albania, for example, second away from the Turks. Because we was taken away from the Turks, Africa, vino was taken away

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in, in Algeria, the French took Algeria, and so forth and so on. So large chunks of the pie that means the Ottoman Empire already eaten away by what was called colonialism at the time, the colonialists chipped away. Egypt, for example, was in the hands of Britain, Britain regarded Egypt as part of her overseas Congress like India.

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And in 1914, the Ottoman Empire was technologically very backward,

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backward Empire. It depended on the west for all the technology in the arms that they needed. And the main supply at the time was Britain, Britain, the Ottomans were very close.

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And today even, I mean, we know that any transnational project to be built in any part of the Muslim world,

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by and large, is built by the West. I mean, the developments we see now in Makkah, the developers in the Haram in the haramain,

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the arrival and departure between Jeddah Makkah between Medina and Mecca between Makkah and arafa, the expansion of the haramain, all these construction efforts are all being done by the Germans, and by the Koreans, because we just we have the banner, but we just don't have the technology to take for the development in the Muslim world. Suddenly, in 1940, we were in the same position, up to 18 at

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the British supplied the Ottoman Empire, whatever they required after 18. At the break, he suddenly decided not to supply

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the entrepreneur by any means are required. So in 1880, which was what 34 years before the First World War, Britain decided to break technological ties with the Ottoman Empire.

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What happened

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to Turkey turn to Germany, Turkey, turned to the second biggest Empire actor known at the time,

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and cut off its relations with Britain and started its relations with Germany.

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And they had a very, very good relationship. And that is why you find today, I always wondered why.

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Outside of Turkey, the biggest population of turkeys to be found in Germany.

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Most of the Turks when they leave Turkey, they go to Germany. And this gives us a reason why. Because in the 1880s, already, there was a very strong relationship between the Kaiser of Germany was the rule of Germany and the Sultan was set in Istanbul. In fact, the relationship was so great

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that if you gone visit turkey today, you'll see statues of the kaisers that visited Turkey and the things they gave to Turkey

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very strongly. And the biggest indication of this relationship is the romantic trend called the Orient Express. I mean, there's a fella called the Orient Express.

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The r&d experience was a train at that time was one of the most It was the most luxurious form of transport

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because remember, people

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They weren't aeroplanes and stuff and all that some people travel in trains and the most luxurious train in all of Europe was the train boat in Germany called the Orient Express, started his journey in Hamburg and ended it was the only train you could take from Hamburg to Istanbul

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from Munich, sorry to Istanbul.

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So, and it was many times this whole time visited Germany and the German Kaiser visited Istanbul. It's a very close relationship between the Turkish Ottoman Empire and the German Empire. In fact, this relationship

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started what is called Orientalism You must have heard the term orientalist, orientalist are non Muslims, who have made a very deep study of Islam.

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And they normally they normally Europeans, and the first Orientals were the Germans.

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So if you want to read classical European works on Islam, why would you go? you'd read it in the German language. If you study in the West, you'd have to know German to become a non Muslim scholar on Islam. Germany wrote all the classical works from Aruna Bauman, all these classical names will come up, and they wrote many, many very incisive books on Islam. Still today, Muslim scholars also referred to these books.

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The Young Turks in 1914, and 20, with the Young Turks were among them was the Grand Vizier of the Sultan Lamy, the prime minister of the Sultan. Also the minister voice name was Enver Pasha, this may ring a bell with you and Pasha was the Minister of War. They were the young, young turks in the Ottoman Empire.

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In 1914, six months before the war broke out, they sign the Sultan didn't want to sign any Sultan wanted to keep out of the wall.

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This whole time saw the wars coming. And him being the belief of Muslims, he thought he was not going to take part in the in the Great War, the First World War. But these young turks signed a secret agreement with the Germans that they were going to support Germany in the First World War, because about Germany had done to them the technology that Germany had supplied to them, and the friendship that Germany had given to them.

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This whole time, six months later, in November 1914.

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issued he was convinced by the entity that he should join Germany and he issued the last fatwa. This was the last fatwa

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issued by a halifa of Muslims for jihad. We know that in classical Islamic law, Jihad can only be declared by the Sultan or the Khalifa

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since 1940, nobody else because we never had halifa after that we never had a Sultan. So he was the last guy to declare jihad against the allies. This was jihad against EU. This was jihad against Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, all the European countries excluding Germany.

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So the deciders of Germany.

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And of course, when the Sultan made the declaration, declared jihad against the allies. What happened? The Allies said well, so you siding with the enemy, we will now attack you.

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And they made a concerted attack all of the Western powers they attacked. And the battle is called the Battle of the locally or globally is a place that lies at the entrance of the Dardanelles, which leads which is a see those if you've been to Turkey in others, you can you can go from the from the from the east side, from Istanbul, you can cross what they call the Bosphorus gone to the Europeans or the west side. Now there's waterway leads into the Black Sea. And the Black Sea

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is the warm water part of Russia.

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Last year ships or park in the Black Sea.

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So the allies in Russia was an ally of Britain at the time. So the Allies saw that the eve they can control the entrance to the Black Sea then the Russian fleet will be able to come out and take participate in the wall. But if they leave it, then turkey would block the exit and the chips wouldn't

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not be able to participate?

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Would you believe it?

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That key one that was that was the first and the last time that Turkey won any war. Turkey won that war against the Australians, the British, all the technology, France. And so for the talk,

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that was the last the Gallup elec kelapa campaign and this campaign.

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He said that Britain, the Allies lost 150,000 men at that battle.

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And turkey lost about the same amount of men would say approximately 200,000 men was a bloody struggle. It's a bloody war.

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And that will lead

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to the surfacing of a man who would later become president of Turkey. He was known then, as Mustafa Kemal. Mustafa Kemal was the general that leave the Turkish army to victory. And there was so much praise for him. So much pride in what he had done for Turkey, that eventually they called him Ataturk, the father of Turkey. And of course, we know what he did. He turned turkey away from Islam, and he turned turkey towards Europe. He banned the advan event phase, and he banned the headscarf and so many things he did. But he gave some pride to the Turks at the Battle of gala Polly

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so now it was the war started. The Allies attacked the Ottoman Empire. They lost the first part of it.

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But that wasn't the end. The Wharf got carried on for four years 1917

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British start invading Muslim lands, they invaded Iraq, march into Baghdad took over Iraq. So now Iraq was under British control.

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General Allenby

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was I Commissioner Burton in in Egypt, I said already Egypt was already under the control of Britain. General Allenby

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was given the task

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of conquering Palestine

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and the British Prime Minister say to him in 1917, beginning of 1917

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that I want you to give us Jerusalem before Christmas.

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That time, of course, all these lands were under Turkish control. Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, what is not today known as Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, all these this whole the whole Arabian peninsula was part of the great Ottoman Empire.

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Lloyd George was the Prime Minister of England at the time and general lamb was his high commissioner in Egypt, he oversaw the interests of Britain throughout the Muslim world.

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Of course,

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the Turks,

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though they may have been the sick man of Europe, that a great army

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and there are formidable force to be reckoned with.

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And the British Of course, were always much more clever than anybody else. They may not have had the great soldiers to fight, but they were strategists of the first category.

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I mean, today we blame the African as a part in this country. Nobody said the British by the British were actually the culprits. They were the people who started discriminatory laws in every part of the world, whether it was India but between the British and the windows, where it is here between the blacks and the whites, they started it always blamed everybody else.

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So this man gender LMB had a two pronged attack.

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He brought in a young man by the name of t. Lawrence, which I'm sure you all have heard of seen the movie, Lawrence of Arabia T. Lawrence. T. Lawrence was a Britain British guy who studied Arabic could speak Arabic fluently. And he was more of a spy in a john provocateur, as they say in French, you know, he was an agent of the British

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to try and mimic the Arabs were all under the Ottoman Empire. They were all citizens of the Khalifa.

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And his job was to break that

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alliance between the Arabs and the Turks.

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And he was given 200,000 pounds per month to do this. That 200,000 pounds today is a lot of money. Imagine how much 200,000 pounds must have been in 1914. She was given a budget.

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And his job was to show dissension and we'll show what he did and how they managed to get the Arabs to turn against the Turkish brothers.

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General Allenby

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walked into Jerusalem on the ninth of December of the same year 1970. So he gave his gift to the British Prime Minister Lloyd George, by conquering Palestine in December of 1917, Palestine then became a British protectorate

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can part of the colonialist land of Britain.

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And in 1918, a year afterwards, they marched into what is today also known as Damascus.

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They marched into Damascus. So now

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the Brits had Egypt they had the whole of the Levant, which is Lebanon, Palestine,

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Jordan, Syria.

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And iraq on the eastern side, was also in the hands of the British or the British conquered most of the known Arab world at the time. And in November the 13th 1918, they walked into East London.

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So that was the end of the war. The whole of the Ottoman Empire was decimated, and was now in the hands of colonialists.

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And this reminds me of a hadith in me Salah Salah.

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nevison salam said you Shaku anta Da Li como como.

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Prophet said, a time will come

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when the nation's

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will bend up against you.

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And they will be called to attack you, as people are called to a meal.

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That is the analogy the Prophet made,

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that the nations of the world will attack you and they will come as people are invited to sit for a meal.

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What an apt energy. Because when you invite for one meal, poverty eating out of one plate, because that's how the Arabs used to eat, they used to eat today, they called a tipsy, bigger thing like that. Nobody thought of it as exactly what happened. They came the French and the British and everybody came and they ate and they just took whatever they wanted to take from the, from the from the, from what was then the halifa, the caliphate of Islam.

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So, which means now in 1980 in the world that completely changed the normal halifa there was no more one oma. It was now all under the colonialists.

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But for any power to rule, they would have to have the cooperation of the populations of those countries. The British are clever. Allenby who sat in Cairo

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with the help of Lawrence decided that

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they were going to do three things.

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You may not be able to do all three things today, but we'll deal with the first. The first was that.

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Now remember, McCann Medina wasn't touched.

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British army didn't enter the Hejaz. That was untouched. Why? Because in Makkah set a man by the name of Sharif Hussein Bin Ali.

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Sharif Hussein Bin Ali was a descendant of the Nabi sallallahu sallam. His family ruled Makkah for at least 700 years.

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And everybody respected him even the Turks when they conquered the Mongols, the the the all the delicacies that came left at family intact because of respect for the family of the navies of Solomon because they were in charge of the holy city of Makkah. So he had a very big this man, Hussein, Bin Ali

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was called Sharif Sharif meaning like say it was a lockup or a name given to those people who were family of the Nabi sallallahu alayhi wasallam.

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First of all, what he did was he St. Lawrence of Arabia, as we know him today it was a romantic term. And his romantic term given to Lawrence by by an American writer. There was not known as this he sent him when he spoke fluent Arabic, Lawrence of Arabia, and he became friends. Were the three sons of Silicon Valley and he became a family friend of the family through the signs it became a family friend.

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The sheriff of NACA and his family

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sorry the man now that was in Egypt, the person that communicated with a Sharif wasn't Allenby, it was a man by the name of Sir Henry maxima Han na McMahon decided that he was going to make promises to the Sharif because he knew that you know, whether you're a relative of the prophet or a descendant of the profit doesn't make you an angel. And doesn't put you above the law. And this man who's saying it Nally Sharif of Makkah, he had pretensions of being coming the Khalifa, he wanted to be the halifa of the Muslims, because he thought he was eligible family of the Prophet sitting in Makkah center of the Muslim world itself, and so on. In fact, in the 1880s, he ate entity into

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consultation to the British in London, to assist him to unseat the halifa in Turkey and for them to afford to make him the halifa.

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And he of course, promising that he would get all the populations of the Arab world to become

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more British friendly, because the Muslims of the time are not British, French. So this madman

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worked on this. And he said that there was 11 letters that went between McMahon and the Sharif of Makkah. And the final letter was that he promised,

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if the Sharif could get the Arabs to turn against the Turks, he promised the Sharif that he would be appointed the Khalifa of all the Muslims, number one. Number two, he promised that the Arab lions would not be divided become the remain 1111 Hijaz one land for the Muslims. And the British promise they will protect all the holy sites of the Muslims stretching from

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the Indian Ocean right up to Turkey. So these are the promises made by the British to the sharifah mark.

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So this earth as you know,

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a greater carrot, that money was power. And this is what he promised the sheriff of market power that you would become, we will make you the most powerful man in the Muslim world. You will attain the position of halifa of the Muslims provided you get the Arabs to turn against the Turks, not even to turn against the text to remove all the Turks from the Arab lands and to have the British fight the Turks to decimate them and destroy them.

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And Mack non Semak mount Henry magma promised the sharifa mchargue that all the countries would be again become one Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, all these places would become one and you will become the ruler of all those places.

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The Sharif agreed.

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That's where our laws father says warns us in the Quran. As I said in the beginning, he will levina Manu.

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You yo yo levina hamano lakhta he do allia houda one nesara Alia bada boom, Allah Allah, Allah saundra senjata nyda The 32 Oh, you people who have faith to believe do not take the Jews and the Christians. I'm not saying so. Don't say that chef is against Jews in the Christian, nothing to do with me. This is from Allah.

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Allah says, Don't take the Jews and the Christians as your friends and protectors

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their friends and protectors of each other.

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allows one Latina Manu Latino

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al Katharina Alia. Allah says all you people who are believed do not take the non believers as your friends and protectors.

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So the Sharif then loans the war against the Turkish Ottoman Empire. He sided with the British and Lawrence of Arabia into charge and he told the Arab armies way to attack and when to attack the tracks.

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And the first attack they made was they destroyed the railway line that ran between Istanbul and the edges and Mecca Medina because without transport to control to the troops

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So Lawrence of Arabia again, you see this movie again remember he was a double agent basically was a double agent. He was a spy. Awesome proper Katia worked for the British.

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He gave the impression that he was

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defending Arab nationalism and defending the Arabs and fighting for that is but he wasn't really

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why not?

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Why was he a hypocrite because

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at the same time, that the British government

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and this is the letter I got from the from the internet, from the parliamentary papers,

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British parliamentary papers, it was the letter written by the McMahon was a British High Commissioner in Egypt to Ali bin Hussein, the sheriff of NACA

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as part of correspondence between 1915 and 1916. And this letter was written on October 24 1915, remember tober 24th 1915, the British government

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promises the Sharif of Makkah that all the lands that was mentioned, would become one nation state, and he would be the

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president guaranteed.

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At the same time, the British signed another agreement, a secret agreement.

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In the same year 1915, the same year, the British Sign what is done and you know, the agreements called the Sykes picot agreement.

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It was agreement between the British, the French and the Russians.

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Now, this was three years before the end of the war.

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And candies weren't conquered yet. But the British and the French and the Russians said,

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what happens after we conquer Muslim lands, the Arab lands later divided up now ready, so we don't fight in public when we've conquered

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that given the total Sharif? Don't worry, you can become the halifa of all the Muslim lands. Meanwhile, they sign another secret pact and what was that secret Baghdad? When that isn't available, like the original mattresses available? Where they set in France, the three ambassadors, none of them had ever visited the Arab world. They were just they were

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messages. I mean, not ambassadors, what would you call them the

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civil servants, they said with this big map in front of them and they drew

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Russia said, Well, we want the whole of turkey with Istanbul.

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Britain said we want Iraq and we want Egypt and we want Palestine.

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Friends and we want Lebanon we want Syria. So they neatly divided up the whole of the Muslim world among themselves in a secret agreement at the same time promising the Sharif He says his armies against the Turks, they will give the land to him

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to Panama, that's our last lesson says yo yo Latina Manjula, just like the Arabs like the house in the culture two tribes, Jewish tribes of Medina who show their allegiance to the Navy salsa lamb, he was attacked militia they would they would support him. But when the Qureshi attack the Battle of the thunder, they join the Quraysh. In attacking the enemies a total Correggio attack from the front, we will attack from the bank.

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So this was as it As salam says, yusaku Anta da de como una time will come when the nations of the world. But

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if you look at this scenario, it was a situation that the Muslims brought upon themselves.

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And yet, that was the second.

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The first was the factories. And the second was the three nations, the Russians and the French and the English dividing up the Middle East. And that is still there today.

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The Chaos we see in Syria, the chaos we see in Egypt, the chaos within Iraq, the chaos in Palestine, is the chaos, which was started

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by the British and the French, in 1914. It is exactly 100 years later, that we find ourselves in the same situation, as we find ourselves in 1940.

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And it's all because of the disunity of the Muslims. We find the same happened in Spain, after 500 years of rule. When some of the Spanish Muslim rulers sided with a French as well and fought against the Muslims. Same thing happened.

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So, in Sharla, next week we'll discuss

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what happened after remember when the Muslims came to know about the second agreement?

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When the sheriff of Makkah came to know about the second agreement, in fact, when the war came to know about this, about 10 of the French, and the British, and the Germans, I mean, and the Russians, the Muslims still didn't believe him. But he said, No, don't worry, we gave it to you. It's fine. The Muslim said, Now, we must believe the British you know, after all, you know, they the British, you know, whatever they say is the to the mind what Never mind how you know,

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and we'll see how this played out at the peace conference, because in 1980, a peace conference was held in Europe to discuss peace of the Middle East after the First World War will love that Allah Salaam Alaikum