The Greed for Ilm Podcast (gfi podcast)

This episode of the Greed for Ilm podcast I talk about Ahmed Mohamed, the 14 year old Muslim boy from Texas, who recently got arrested because his school thought his clock invention was a “bomb.” You can follow me on Twitter @greedforilm You can listen to more episodes here.

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 6:45am EDT

On September 11, 2015, a crane fell at the Hajj at the Grand Mosque (The Kaaba) in Saudi Arabia killing 107 worshippers and injuring 230, less than two weeks before the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Witnesses say the crane toppled over during a “sandstorm which turned to rainstorm.” Those killed included Indonesian, Indian, Iranian and Egyptian citizens. The reaction on Twitter hasn’t been...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 8:25am EDT

This episode I talk about the Syrian Refugee crisis. Why they don’t go to closer states in the Arab gulf and end up in northern Europe and countries like Iceland. This is such an extremely tragic situation that it takes an Egyptian Telecom billionaire to ask Greece and Italy to buy an island for the...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 8:24am EDT

Murtaza Hussain is a journalist and political commentator for The Intercept. He joins me to talk about his background, work with the Intercept, his views on whether Governments should spy on mosques. You can follow Murtaza on Twitter @MazMHussain About Murtaza Hussain Murtaza Hussain is a journalist and political commentator. His work focuses on human rights, foreign...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 8:18am EDT

I was recently on the Youth Matters Podcast with co-host Brother Faraj Yousef. I had a blast! Even though Faraj is new to the podcast game he treated it like a pro! He asked a wide-range of questions. We covered podcasting, my favorite episode, religion, parenting and more! Enjoy! Links & Topics Mentioned In This Episode...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 9:04am EDT

When I started this podcast back in 2013 I never imagined that I’d be recording episode 150. It is so surreal. This episode is very special! I dedicate this episode to you! If it wasn’t the constant motivational emails, tweets, ratings/reviews, I would have quit long time ago. I thank YOU for being part of...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 3:32am EDT

Haroon Moghul joins me this episode to talk about his latest video titled, “No, ISIS, You’re Not Islamic.” It’s absolutely tragic and unfortunate that the young minds that get duped into joining ISIS believe such horrible acts as rape is justified in Islamic dogma. I’m extremely honored to have Haroon join me this episode to...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 4:53am EDT

I’m joined by NSA Whistleblower Thomas Drake. We discuss his background, how he got into the NSA, how he defeated the US govt in exposing their dragnet Trailblazer surveillance program. You can follow Thomas on Twitter @Thomas_Drake1 About Thomas Drake Thomas Andrews Drake is a former senior executive of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), a...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 1:30am EDT

This episode I am joined by Nader Azzam, aka BonsaiSky. I’m always happy to have a guest who is down-to-earth. Nader couldn’t be more cool and fun to speak with. He shares a few stories of his travels to Palestine that will blow your mind. He’s a loving husband, father to four beautiful children, and...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 2:22am EDT

Singer and Songwriter Zain Bhikha joins me this episode. Just like me, Zain grew up in the 80’s. We share some of our similar childhood experiences. Zain talks about the beginning of his musical career, his full time profession, Michael Jackson, his special workshop entitled “The Art of Creative Expression” and more. You can buy...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 2:47am EDT