Heroes Part One – Shaikh Abdullah Azzaam

This blog was originally intended to capture the lives of today’s Heroes. Hence in the realm of heroes. It was meant to publish the stories of the heroes whose sacrifices had been captured in the book/cassette- In the hearts of the Green Birds. Sadly, people don’t like reading real stories,so the format was altered to a fictional format where their lives were highlighted,just so the world doesnt forget those that gave their lives,blood and souls for Deen.

So that we remember,there are people like us,living amongst us whose lives are less ordinary and so can we be.
This is the story of one of my heroes=Shaykh Abdullah Azzaam AR, I hope your heart is lit with Imaan on diving into his story and others.


Lives Less Ordinary


Dr. Sheikh Abdullah Yusuf Azzam. Palestinian. Assassinated on 24 November 1989 in Peshawar, Pakistan, Aged 48. 1st Hand Accounts.

Time Magazine wrote about him that ‘ he was the reviver of Jihad in the 20th Century’. Abdullah Yusuf Azzam was born in the village of Ass-ba’ah Al-Hartiyeh, province of Jineen in the occupied sacred land of Palestine in 1941 CE. He was brought up in a humble house where he was taught Islam, and was fed with the love of Allah, His Messenger (SAW), those striving in the Way of Allah, the righteous people and the desire for the Hereafter.
Abdullah Azzam was a distinguished kid who started propagating Islam at an early age. His peers knew him as a pious child. He showed signs of excellence at an early age. His teachers recognized this while he was still at elementary school.
Sheikh Abdullah Azzam was known…

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