Download E-books The Revolution of Imam al Husayn Its Impact on the Consciousness of Muslim Society PDF

By Shaykh Mohdd Mahdi Shamsaddin Al Amili - XKP

Its impression at the awareness of Muslim Society Shaykh Muhammad Mahdi Shams al-Din Translated from the Arabic through I.K.A. Howard The impression of Karbala at the realization of Muslim society. Ziyara (pilgrimage), lamentation poetry, remembering Imam Husayn (a), and weeping.



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Download E-books Saving Gary McKinnon: A Mother's Story PDF

By Janis Sharp

For ten years Gary McKinnon grew to become the unwilling concentration of Anglo–US diplomatic family. a working laptop or computer structures analyst residing in London, he believed the U.S. executive was once withholding very important information regarding the presence of UFOs. The unremarkable lives of he and his mom Janis replaced dramatically one morning in March 2002 while Gary phoned to inform her that he were arrested and was once being interviewed approximately hacking into US govt pcs. Paul J. McNulty, the then-US legal professional for Virginia, introduced that Gary was once indicted in Alexandria, Virginia, on November 12 that 12 months, and at the same time introduced that the us meant to extradite him.

Two years later the U.S. govt filed a request for Gary's extradition and on June 7, 2005, he was once arrested. Extradition to the U.S. appeared sure and so, fearing that Gary might kill himself instead of face being taken away to stand seven counts of as much as ten years every one, Janis's awesome conflict began.

Janis Sharp spent the subsequent ten years battling her son's extradition. In October 2012 she ultimately received. This used to be a brilliant victory for Janis and spoke volumes approximately her relentless struggle. Saving Gary McKinnon is the genuine tale of a mother's struggle to avoid wasting her son from dwelling out the remainder of his lifestyles at the back of bars. the USA judiciary had all of the may of the world's maximum strength. however it had now not reckoned on Gary's mother.

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Download E-books The Good Rat: A True Story PDF

By Jimmy Breslin

After all Pulitzer Prize winner Jimmy Breslin famous Burton Kaplan straight away because the Mafia witness of the a long time. Breslin comes from an analogous Queens streets as mob bosses John Gotti and Vito Genovese. yet even they couldn't fit Kaplan in crime—and neither might anyone else.

In his inimitable ny voice, Breslin, "the city's steadiest and so much exact chronicler" (Tom Robbins, Village Voice), offers us a glance during the keyhole on the humans and areas that outline the mafia—characters like Sammy "The Bull" Gravano, Gaspipe Casso (named for his weapon of choice), Thomas "Three-Finger Brown" Lucchese, and Jimmy "The Clam" Eppolito, interwoven with the nice rat himself, Burt Kaplan of Bensonhurst, the big name witness within the fresh trial of 2 manhattan urban detectives indicted for performing as hit males in 8 gangland executions.

Breslin takes us to the old-time hangouts like Pep McGuire's, the mythical watering gap the place journalists and gangsters (all hailing from a similar working-class neighborhoods) rubbed elbows and traded tales; the dog-fight circles and physique dumps at Ozone Park; and the again room in the dark Rose's sweet shop, the place homicide, Inc., employed and fired.

Most compelling of all, Breslin captures the moments during which the Mafia was once made and broken—Breslin was once there the evening John Gotti celebrated his acquittal at his Ravenite Social membership on Mulberry, having bribed his option to inno­cence purely to incite the wrath of the FBI, who could later overwhelm Gotti and others with the complete strength of the RICO laws.

As in his unforgettable novel The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight, Breslin brings jointly those real-life and long-forgotten Mafia tales to brilliantly create a sharp-eyed portrait of the mob because it lived and breathed, because it sounded and survived.

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Download E-books Pure Murder PDF

“A compelling read.” —Suzy Spencer, New York Times bestselling writer of Wasted

“We gotta kill ‘em. They be aware of what we glance like.”
On a scorching summer season evening in Houston, teenage girls—bright, attractive, success-bound friends—took a shortcut domestic from a friend’s condominium to make their curfew. They by no means reached their houses. the following morning, the households of the 2 ladies begun a frantic seek, organizing buddies and associates and posting millions of fliers around the sprawling urban. yet now not till an nameless 911 name 4 days later have been the our bodies of Jennifer Ertman and Elizabeth Pena ultimately recovered. Their killers have been quickly rounded up—a brutal, unrepentant gang of adlescent boys whose convictions must have positioned them in the back of bars for all times. yet within the halls of justice, not anything is ever a walk in the park . . .
“Corey Mitchell empathized with crime sufferers in a manner distinctive and private approach. That empathy is clear in each actual crime ebook he wrote and is what makes his books heartfelt, compelling reads.” —Suzy Spencer
“No one faces evil head on like Corey Mitchell.” —Gregg Olsen


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Download E-books Catch Me If You Can PDF

By Frank W. Abagnale, Stan Redding

Frank W. Abagnale, alias Frank Williams, Robert Conrad, Frank Adams, and Robert Monjo, used to be essentially the most bold con males, forgers, imposters, and break out artists in history.  In his short yet infamous legal occupation, Abagnale donned a pilot's uniform and copiloted a Pan Am jet, masqueraded because the supervising resident of a sanatorium, practiced legislations with out a license, handed himself off as a school sociology professor, and cashed over $2.5 million in cast exams, all earlier than he used to be twenty-one. identified by way of the police of twenty-six international international locations and all fifty states as "The Skywayman," Abagnale lived a luxurious lifestyles at the lam-until the legislations stuck up with him.  Now well-known because the nation's best authority on monetary foul play, Abagnale is a captivating rogue whose hilarious, stranger-than-fiction overseas escapades, and inventive escapes-including one from an airplane-make Catch Me when you Can an impossible to resist story of deceit. 

The uproarious, bestselling precise tale of the world's most sought-after con guy was immortalized through Leonardo DiCaprio in DreamWorks' characteristic film.

"I stole each nickel and blew it on positive threads, sumptuous accommodations, remarkable foxes, and different sensual goodies.  I partied in each capital in Europe and basked on the entire world's most famed beaches."

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By Ralph Sarchie

A sixteen-year NYPD veteran, Ralph Sarchie works out of the forty sixth Precinct in New York's south Bronx. however it is his different task that he calls "the Work": investigating instances of demonic ownership and supporting within the exorcisms of humanity's so much ancient--and such a lot dangerous--foes. Now he discloses for the 1st time his research into really good real crimes an inhuman evil that have been by no means defined, solved, or understood other than by means of Sarchie and his companion. Schooled within the rituals of exorcism, and an eyewitness to the truth of demonic ownership, Ralph Sarchie has documented a riveting chronicle of the inexplicable that provides a brand new form to the shadows within the dark.

In watch out the evening, he is taking readers into the very hierarchy of a hell in the world to reveal the grisly rituals of a Palo Mayombe priest; a tender lady whose innocence is violated by way of an incubus; a house invaded via the malevolent spirit of a supposedly murdered ninteenth-century bride; the darkish part of a pair who have been actually, the friends from hell; and extra. Ralph Sarchie's NYPD revelations are a strong and nerve-racking documented hyperlink among the true-crime realities of lifestyles and the blood-chilling ice-grip of a supernatural terror.

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Download E-books Heartless: The True Story of Neil Entwistle and the Cold Blooded Murder of his Wife and Child (St. Martin's True Crime Library) PDF

Neil looked like a dream come precise for Rachel: a good-looking, impeccably mannered, success-oriented Englishman, the fairytale husband she had dreamed of assembly. by the point Neil and Rachel Entwistle have been husband and spouse, dwelling the great existence in a brand new England city, it was once too past due to wager the reality: that underneath Neil’s attractiveness and manners was once a deceit and darkness…

On a iciness day in 2006, police got here to the Entwistle domestic and located the decomposing our bodies of twenty-seven-year-old Rachel and their nine-month previous daughter Lillian Rose. Rachel were shot within the head. Lillian within the abdominal. And Neil used to be long past. quickly, gurus could start a determined seek that may take them around the Atlantic to discover Neil…and carry him to trial.

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Download E-books The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas PDF

By Anand Giridharadas

Winner of the 2015 NYPL Helen Bernstein e-book Award for Excellence in Journalism.

"Remarkable…a richly certain, affecting account…Giridharadas seeks much less to uplift than illuminate…Which of those males is the '"true American'" of the identify? that there's no basic solution to that question is Giridharadas's best accomplishment." ―Ayad Akhtar, New York occasions ebook Review

The precise American tells the tale of Raisuddin Bhuiyan, a Bangladesh Air strength officer who desires of immigrating to the USA and dealing in expertise. yet days after 9-11, an avowed "American terrorist" named Mark Stroman, looking revenge, walks into the Dallas minimart the place Bhuiyan has stumbled on transitority paintings and shoots him, maiming and approximately killing him. different sufferers, at different fuel stations, aren’t so fortunate, demise immediately.

The precise American lines the making of those males, Stroman and Bhuiyan, and in their fateful stumble upon. It follows them as they rebuild shattered lives―one striving on dying Row to develop into a greater guy, the opposite to heal and pull himself up from the bottom rung at the ladder of an strange country.

Ten years after the taking pictures, an Islamic pilgrimage seeds in Bhuiyan an odd notion: if he's ever to be complete, he needs to reenter Stroman's existence. He longs to confront Stroman and call him head to head in regards to the assault that modified their lives. Bhuiyan publicly forgives Stroman, within the identify of his faith and its suggestion of mercy. Then he wages a felony and public-relations crusade, opposed to the country of Texas and Governor Rick Perry, to have his attacker spared from the demise penalty.

Ranging from Texas's juvenile justice approach to the swirling crowd of pilgrims on the Hajj in Mecca; from a biker bar to an immigrant mosque in Dallas; from younger army cadets in Bangladesh to elite paratroopers in Israel; from a prosperous family of chook importers in Karachi, Pakistan, to the sober flats of Brownwood, Texas, The actual American is a wealthy, colourful, profoundly relocating exploration of the yankee dream in its many dimensions. finally it tells a narrative approximately our love-hate courting with immigrants, in regards to the come upon of Islam and the West, approximately how―or whether―we decide upon what we become.

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