Ali Brothers and the First Jihad — A Novel (Chapter Five)

(Previous Chapters here) Chapter 5 — Puzzles to Solve ‘Something has to be done. There are just too many questions that need answers. Ever since news of Ali Abbas has come, a number of things have happened here in Hedusha. I have to know what’s going on,’ thought Saqib. He was standing thoughtfully in the […]

Ali Brothers and the First Jihad — A Novel (Chapter 4)

(Previous Chapters here) Chapter Four — Call of the Faces “Who were those people on the building?” asked General Jazlaan. He was sitting with the three Ali Brothers and Aazeen in the upper storey room. Saqib had gone to arrange for refreshments. “Our army,” said Ali Hussain with a smile. Jazlaan and Aazeen looked at […]

Ali Brothers and the First Jihad — A Novel (Chapter Three)

(Previous chapters here) Chapter 3 — No Questions Asked The sound of the helicopter came closer and closer till the whole building seemed to vibrate to the sound of its powerful rotors. It hovered in the garden creating a sharp wind below. Leaves, loose sand and even some dried flowers rose up from the ground […]