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A thread: This was admittedly not the warm welcome I envisioned when I joined @scbwi months ago as an inspiring children's book author in the midst of completing her first manuscript. I have long dreamed of being a writer & after many detours & an abundance of rich experiences...
I was thrilled beyond measure to pursue this dream in earnest. I enrolled in that children's book writing class at @gothamwriters I had been eyeing for years. After workshopping my first picture book draft, I joined the @scbwi to find a community of children's book creators.
To my knowledge, @scbwi was THE organization for all things #kidlit. Many folks in the industry had suggested joining. Why not? Aside from the fact that I often don't feel "seen" in such spaces & that the $100 fee felt like a "splurge" to an ECE who was between jobs at the time.
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#Ramadan #TariqRamadan
La chambre de l'instruction de la cour d'appel de Paris vient de prononcer la nullité du rapport d'expertise rédigé par Daniel Zagury. Une contre-expertise a été ordonnée. Le rappel des faits ⬇️…
#Ramadan #TariqRamadan : Pour mémoire, le psychiatre Daniel Zagury estimait, dans son rapport, que les plaignantes étaient "sous l'emprise" de Tariq Ramadan quand elles ont eu des relations sexuelles avec lui. C'était une pièce maîtresse de l'accusation.…
#Ramadan #TariqRamadan : Mais la défense de l'islamologue avait demandé sa nullité, arguant que l'expert psychiatre avait dépassé le cadre de sa mission en rencontrant physiquement les plaignantes alors que les juges ne lui avaient demandé que de se prononcer sur le dossier...
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On Friday June 4, 2021 I attended a meeting with Secretary of State Blinken. The purpose of the meeting was to talk all things #Palestine
#SheikJarrah #Silwan #Jerusalem #Gaza #EqualityforAll #OneLove
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I attended as an individual. I am not affiliated with any PAC or organization. I obviously do not speak for or represent the #Palestinian people. There’s like 7 million of us at least, and like 2 million of #Palestinians stuffed in #Gaza alone.
To the #Palestinian Americans who boycotted this meeting after the #Biden Administration handed Israel $735 million dollars in weaponry following the merciless attacks on Palestinians locked in Gaza.
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Under this thread are names and photos of at least 66 Palestinian children killed during Israel’s recent attack on Gaza (10 - 21 May).
Starting with these two siblings who were killed along with their pregnant mother in my neighborhood, Zaid, 4 and Mariam 2.
Yazan al-Masri, 2, killed by an Israeli airstrike on Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip.

Marwan al-Masri, 6, killed by an Israeli airstrike on Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip.

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Las grandes mentiras del actual conflicto ISRAEL VS HAMAS.

Sale #hilo

#PalestineUnderAttack #PalestinaLibre #IsraelUnderAttack Israel y Palestina #GazaUnderAttack #HamasTerrorists
ISRAEL COMENZÓ LA ESCADA IRRUMPIENDO EN #ALAQSA. FALSO: Israel incluso prohibe a los judíos rezar ahí (lugar santo judío también), solo entró cuando empezaron los disturbios. Orquestado previamente por los fanáticos palestinos que profanan el lugar llenandolo de piedras y armas.
ISRAEL COMENZÓ EL CONFLICTO EXPULSANDO PALESTINOS DE SUS CASAS EN #SHEIKHJARRAH. FALSO. Se trata de propiedades Israel expropiadas por Jordania cuyos inquilinos palestinos dejaron de pagar el alquiler y están en juicio por eso. Problema de morosidad, nada de nacionalismo.
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Au vu des grotesques confusions, inversions de perspective, et préjugés que je vois dans les questions qu'on m'adresse, je voudrais faire un petit topo chronologique sur la crise actuelle en #Israël.

Je vous laisse prendre note des dates des dépêches en sources.
Il y a d'abord les tant attendues élections de l'Autorité palestinienne. Ça fait 15 ans que son Président actuel, Mahmoud Abbas, se comporte dans les faits comme un dictateur, au prétexte que face à lui, le "modéré", ce ne sont que des groupes terroristes, #Hamas principalement.
Sauf qu'Abbas va perdre, or il veut s'accrocher, donc il trouve des prétextes pour repousser les élections. Il y en a un tout trouvé : "Jérusalem-Est".

Cette partie de la ville, disputée, n'est pas officiellement (ni officieusement) sous contrôle palestinien.
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D’abord occupée par les Philistins puis par des Israélites, Babyloniens, Perses et Grecs, la Palestine est longtemps une province romaine divisée en deux parties : une Palaestina Prima et une Palaestina Tertia.

C'est en 15H (636G) que la Palestine passe alors sous le giron de l’islam, après la bataille de Yarmouk et l'arrivé dans la région du calife 'Umar Ibn al-Khaṭṭāb. Elle fait partie de la province du Bilad al-Sham (la Grande Syrie), de nombreux Arabes s’y installent..

et à Jérusalem est construit le Dôme du Rocher (la première grande œuvre d'architecture islamique) et la mosquée Al-Aqsa. On parle alors de Jund Filasṭīn. Ses principales cités sont Ramla (fondée par le calife Sulaymān), Gaza, Naplouse, Césarée, Jaffa et Rafah.

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The NSCIA – under the leadership of its President-General and Sultan of Sokoto – wishes to inform the Nigerian Muslim Ummah that there was no proven report of the sighting of the crescent of Shawwal, 1442 AH on the 29th of #Ramadan, 1442 AH.
Ramadan fast will therefore continue tomorrow Wednesday, 12th May 2021 as the 30th day of Ramadan. Consequently, Thursday 13th May, 2021 is hereby declared as 1st of Shawwal, 1442 AH and the day of Eid-il-fitr. #EidAlFitr
The Council prays that Almighty Allah accept our fasting and other virtuous acts in Ramadan and grant us all peaceful and blissful Eid celebrations.

Wassalamu alaikum wa-Rahmatullah.


Prof. Salisu Shehu
Deputy Sec-General, NSCIA
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I Am Not A Muslim!!

But, every #Ramadan I listen to "Islam, Slavery and the African" by Abdullah Hakim Quick

Many Arabians ☪️ try to whitewash slavery in the Islamic world.

This man (Muslim man) does not.

He does not bend a knee to #ArabSupremacy.

#Ramadan is such a wonderful time to talk about how Arab Muslims invaded, conquered, (and plundered) large swaths of Africa.
We'll discuss the good and the bad.
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A @NASA WorldView Modis satellite image from this morning of the #Sudan #Ethiopia Border with a closeup of the #GERD Dam.

Today's rainfall forecasts for #Ethiopia #HornOfAfrica and the #MiddleEast follow. ImageImage
CMC (Canada) and KMA (Korean) weather model forecasts of 10-day accumulated rainfall in North Africa. These two models have been forecasting a stronger than normal West African Monsoon. ImageImage
And to complete the set of three negotiating parties looking for an agreement on the filling and operation of the #GERD, here's an image, also from this morning ,of the Nile Delta in Egypt, showing also the Sinai, Gaza, and Southern Israel. Image
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When the #COVID_19 #pandemic forced mosques to close during #Ramadan last year, #Muslims could not break fast and pray together.

However, dates were a constant in every home.…
After fasting from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, Muslims turn first to the fruit, a practice believed followed by Muhammad.

On Twitter, some joke that it’s the only month of the year where they have a date every night.…
For Ahmad Fejleh, who grew up in Syria, the fruit has been a fixture although his route to date farming was circuitous.

His connection to dates prompted a move to the Imperial Valley in 2007 to start AYA Farms, a now 75-acre date palm orchard.…
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Today's #ArabianStorms were mainly over the Arabian Gulf. #Qatar #Bahrain and the in the middle of the gulf. And the day also saw a storm begin before dawn.

Today's #Ethiopia and #MiddleEast forecasts follow:
The latest CMC and GFS North Africa 10-Day Rain forecasts.
Today two streams of monsoon energy appeared to come together over the south end to send a stream of atmospheric moisture to Oman and on to India.
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A 2nd theme of today's weather observations is the awesome power of atmospheric water transfer.
Here we can see how a stream of water originating in the Central African Republic is fueling storms in Saudi Arabia & India.

Today's forecasts follow.
The latest GFS North Africa 10-Day Rain forecast.
Here we see atmospheric water leaving north across the Sahara for Europe this afternoon.
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Th 20th of #Ramadan marks the conquest of Makkah: A thread
Before the Conquest:

The Treaty of Ḥudaybiyyah was written. It was a peace agreement between the Muslims in Madīnah and the Quraysh in Makkah.

The treaty would provide peace between each other for a period of 10 years.
The treaty allowed other tribes of Arabia to choose to be allies with either the Quraysh or the Muslims.

This meant that if there were any attacks or fighting, the allies would have the right to help and fight for the group they gave their support to.
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Ibn al-Qayyim (ra) said in “Badā’i al-Fawā’id” (1/55):

“If #LaylatulQadr comes once in a year, I would do Qiyām al-Layl the entire year so that I acquire Laylatul Qadr! So, what is the problem if it’s only (restricted to) ten nights?!”

‘A’isha (ra) said, “I said, ‘Messenger of Allah (as), if I know what night the #Night_of_Power is, what should I say during it?’ He said:

اللْهُمَّ إِنَّكَ عَفُوٌّ تُحِبُّ الْعَفْوَ فَاعْفُعَنِّي

‘Say: “O Allah, You are Pardoning and you love pardon, so pardon me.”‘” (Tirmidhi)
“Servants of Allāh; indeed #Ramadān is resolute upon departure...therefore savour of it that which remains of the small number of nights & days and see it off with righteous deeds so that it may be a witness for you before Allah."

“Latā’if al-Ma’ārif” Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali
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There is something glorious about the images that @zoom_earth captures. I especially like the large symmetrical and fairly stationary area of cloud in the North Atlantic in this image.

Today's May 1sy Forecasts for #Ethiopia and #MiddleEast rainfall follow.
The main action today was in Europe where the strengthening #WestAfricaMonsoon #WMA has today had a spectacular impact on European Weather.

A detailed thread covering those events can be found here.
Today's North African long range (12 day) rain forecast is taken from the Korean KMA model as it looks to be a lot closer to what we are seeing in the skies today.
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[1/5] Renungan Surah Yusuf.

Nabi Yusuf dipenjarakan bersama dua orang pemuda. Antara mereka bertiga baginda ialah yang paling mulia dan tinggi darjatnya.

Tapi dengan segala kemuliaan yang baginda miliki Allah telah mengeluarkan dua orang permuda itu terlebih dahulu. Image
[2/5] Tetapi lelaki yang pertama keluar untuk menjadi hamba manakala lelaki yang kedua keluar untuk dibunuh.

Sedangkan Nabi Yusuf menunggu dengan lama, sehingga bertahun tahun dan akhirnya baginda keluar, bukan untuk menjadi insan biasa tetapi menjadi pemerintah Mesir!
[3/5] Buat mereka yang sedang ternanti nanti impian dan doa mereka untuk dikabulkan, renungilah surah yang indah ini.

Apa sahaja nikmat yang telah Allah hilangkan daripada kita itu adalah hikmahNya.

Apa sahaja nikmat yang telah Allah kekalkan pada kita itu adalah rahmatNya.
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Today's #ArabianStorms went in a different direction during the day, but ended up in a familiar place in the end.

Today's #MiddleEast and #Ethiopia #HornOfAfrica rain forecasts follow in the thread below.
In the animation above you can see a flow of clouds from Sudan to Oman. This flow actually originates to the South West in the Central African Republic. Here you see the CAR to Khartoum leg of the journey.
Over the day this stream of moisture intensified powering storms in Oman, which then split into two streams, one heading north over Iran and one to the East to India.
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Today is the 10th consecutive day of extensive thunderstorm activity across #MiddleEast.

Meanwhile the #HornOfAfrica little rainy season which began in the 2nd week of April continues to strengthen.

29 April rainfall forecast reports for the region follows. [Images 29/4 @NASA]
This thread contains images and animations of today's storm activity. /2
Today's 10-Day forecasts for North Africa [GFS, ECMWF, CMC, and KMA ]are now all expecting rain in West Africa as a #WestAfricaWaterPlume transports Atlantic water across the Sahara to the Mediterranean.

However they have divergent views on intensity and impact in EU/ME.
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The situation in #Pakistan. A quick update.

PM #ImranKhan's government is shaken by inflation and shortages, some out of its control but compounded by poor planning & governance. Here, long queues can be seen in some cities for govt-rationed sugar & flour in #Ramadan.
#Pakistan is currently divided between urgent issues and sideshows. Government is finally expediting vaccinations; the professionals at @OfficialNcoc are at it. But Govt also continues to push PM #ImranKhan's agenda against #France, #West on #Islamophobia.
One of the biggest sideshows in #Pakistan today is the explosive interview of a former spy chief who has blown the lid off alleged abuse of spy services by PM #ImranKhan to target his political opponents. Check this trend: #BashirMemonLeaks.

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A high resolution taken today by the NASA Modis satellite of the #NileBasin and the #MiddleEast is below.

The day started with storms in the East of the #HornOfAfrica #Yemen and the #KSA and got very busy over the day.

28 April Rain forecasts follow:
This first animation shows the beginning of a plume of water coming across the Sahara from the Atlantic. Forecasts indicate water from this plume will arrive in the #MiddleEast and #HoA in 10 days time.
This animation shows the West African Monsoon and the plume of précipitable water making its away across over the Sahara over the coming week.
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An image of thunderstorm activity in the Ethiopian #Abbay #BlueNile basin this afternoon, also showing significant rains South #Yemen and over most of #Somalia.

Todays, 27th April, accumulated rain forecasts for the #MiddleEast & #HornOfAfrica follow in the thread below.
#ArabianStorms activity was boosted today by moisture flowing from the #Ethiopian monsoon rains in the Ethiopian Highlands, the watershed of the #Abbay #BlueNile catchment.

Below you see a 10-day GFS forecast of accumulated rain over North Africa.
This animation shows the flows of moisture from this morning across the Red Sea. A process which is called the "Southern Gate" by Saudi weather entusiasts. #ArabianStorms #Abbay #BlueNile #GERD
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THREAD:✅The Covid-19 'vaccines' went public after skipping basic safety & effectiveness criteria like challenges trials & double blinds.

Covid 'vaccines' were tested (on healthy people) to limit symptoms whilst your immune system does what it would regardless. 1/

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Previous vaccines made available to the public had years of testing. The Covid-19 'vaccines' are very different. They skipped basic stages to ensure it could be passed for emergency use. When you’re invited for a vaccine, just say no. 2/
Every vaccination is a potential vector for ADE & dozens of other potential health problems.

Observe the millions already vaccinated, see what happens to them this winter, to protect yourself & others.

Find out more about the Covid-19 vaccine at: 3/

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26th April #NileBasin #MiddleEast accumulated rainfall forecast update. Today has seen a significant increase in thunderstorm activity from Uganda all the way north to Iran.

#ArabianStorms #GERD #Ethiopia #Egypt #Sudan #HornOfAfrica #KSA #Yemen

[Image: @NASA Worldview.]
26th April 10 Day GFS model accumulated rain forecast across the ME and Africa. /2
26th April animation thread of clouds over the rainy part of the Nile Basin. The Clouds over Sudan, South Sudan and Western Ethiopia all contribute to the flow in the Nile River. /3
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