The International Garden Photographer of the Year

20 02 2014

Congratulations to the winners of the International Garden Photographer of the Year. 

Trees, Woods and Forests Category:

 'Tuscany' by Krzysztof Browko
‘Tuscany’ by Krzysztof Browko

The National Trust’s Breathing Spaces Category:

 'Corfe Castle in Summer'
‘Corfe Castle in Summer’ by Andy Farrer

Beautiful Gardens Category:

 'Native Coast' by Jason Liske
‘Native Coast’ by Jason Liske

Greening the City Category:

 'Space Invaders' by Tom Gilks
‘Space Invaders’ by Tom Gilks

Wildflower Landscapes Category:

'Collection of Wild Plants' by Mateusz Liberra
‘Collection of Wild Plants’ by Mateusz Liberra

Wildlife in the Garden Category:

'Springtime Rivalry' by Martha Cabey
‘Springtime Rivalry’ by Martha Cabey

The Bountiful Earth Category:

'Safely Gathered In' by Nigel Burkitt.
‘Safely Gathered In’ by Nigel Burkitt.
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Saidina Ali, The First Caliph – Anwar Ibrahim

20 02 2014

Is Saidina Ali the first Caliph?

In his talk during the Dialog Anak Muda Selangor at the Sunway Resort, Anwar Ibrahim said that Saidina Ali is the first Caliph.

The first Caliph is Caliph Abu Bakar Siddiq, followed by Caliph Umar ibn Al-Khattab, then Caliph Uthman ibn Affan.

Caliph Ali is actually the fourth Caliph of Islam.

Anyway, the followers of Syiah believe that Saidina Ali is the one who should be the first Caliph after Rasulullah S.A.W. passed away.

So do those who say that  Saidina Ali is the first Caliph are either the followers of Syiah or they do not study the history of the Caliphs.

If Anwar does not know the history of the Caliphs, then how can he become a good leader for the Muslims and giving talks in the mosques?

Or does Anwar really believe that Saidina Ali is the first Caliph?

And the most interesting fact is that his audience seems to agree with him because none of them say anything about it.








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