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In Marriage of Ali and Fatimah are Lessons for the Ummah

Nov 20, 2014 Faraz Omar
“Do you know that offers are being made to the Messenger of Allah ﷺ‎ for Fatimah?” asked…

Winter: A Season for Worship & Charity

Nov 16, 2014 Editors
The Prophet ﷺ is reported to have said: “Winter is the best season for the believer. Its…

From 2 Mosques to 200: Growth of Islam in Japan

Nov 14, 2014 Editors
A Muslim boy breaks his fast during Ramadan last year at the Tokyo Mosque. – Reuters…

Learning from the Lives of Rich Muslims (Sahaba)

Nov 13, 2014 Rahla Khan
WE'VE all heard stories from the lives of the early Muslims with regard to their patience…

Dubai: Global halal food standards must be consistent

Nov 13, 2014 Editors
Dubai: Halal food sector across the globe will need to be integrated through uniform…

The Two Seas (kinds of people) in Palestine (the world)

Nov 13, 2014 Huda Thahir
Dead Sea (left) and Jordan River AS I was reading the other day, I came across an excerpt…

Muslim charity 'stops us stealing to eat’

Nov 13, 2014 Editors
Osman Gondal (right) shakes hands with a service user earlier this year A man in…

Al Aqsa Mosque Through The Ages

Nov 11, 2014 Editors
Al Aqsa Mosque When Prophet Muhammad ﷺ received the command from God to lead the Muslim…

Stay fit even if you're at the computer desk 24/7

Nov 10, 2014 Editors
SITTING for prolonged periods of time has negative effects on health, with a 14-year…

Letter to the friend who won't answer their phone

Nov 10, 2014 Rahla Khan
I KNEW I had to get across to you somehow when you wouldn't answer phone calls or emails…

Comics: Rice Bucket Challenge!

Nov 10, 2014 Naoma Khan

The Thamud to TE Lawrence, the Who’s Who of Wadi Rum

Nov 10, 2014 Editors
Wadi Rum also known as The Valley of the Moon is the largest valley in Jordan, cut into…
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4 qualities I believe a mother must have

Nov 09, 2014 Editors
I'M not a mother. But I've been blessed with a great one for almost a quarter century.…

Brittany Maynard & 'Right to Die': Who gets to choose?

Nov 06, 2014 Rahla Khan
THIS Monday, as I was skimming through my Facebook feed, I read: "Goodbye to all my dear…

Miracles of Allah: His Creation in Close Up (Macro)

Nov 06, 2014 Editors
Subhan Allah, one of the most amazing aspects of Allah’s creation is the incredible level…

Teens, are you confused about the future? I too was

Nov 05, 2014 Huda Thahir
IF you had known me ten years ago, you would know my dream was to grow up to be a…

Non-Muslim Countries Go ‘Halal’ to Attract Muslims

Nov 05, 2014 Editors
Delegates, including Malaysian PM Najib Razak, at the World Islamic Economic Forum 2014…

Haya in Islam: Cultivating Modesty in an Immoral World

Nov 05, 2014 Rahla Khan
The graffiti reads, "Allah's Messenger ﷺ‎ said: Haya is a branch of faith." FOR a…

Teens, do you feel useless because of low grades?

Oct 26, 2014 Huda Thahir
Sri Lankan Muslim school girls stand on the edge of a sea port in Colombo. – AFP IF I…

Inspiring: Muslim doctor's life-long mission in Pakistan

Oct 19, 2014 Editors
The BBC has published an inspiring profile of a Muslim doctor who has brought massive…

A love story bound by the love of knowledge

Oct 11, 2014 Editors
ABDULLAH married the daughter of his teacher, the great scholar and tabi'ee Sa'eed ibn…

Comics: Never Miss 'Insha Allah'!

Oct 08, 2014 Naoma Khan

Fatawa: What's best for sacrifice – sheep, cow or camel?

Sep 28, 2014 Editors
MOST scholars, from the fatawa quoted below, say that the order of preference for…

Pics: Pilgrims in Makkah for Hajj 1435/2014

Sep 26, 2014 Editors
Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims in Masjid Al-Haram, Makkah. In a few days they will…

Stories from Hajj of the Sahabah & the Righteous

Sep 26, 2014 Rahla Khan
IT is reported that Umar Bin Al-Khattab رضي الله عنه once came out and saw a traveling…

Journey of Haj through the eyes of non-Muslims

Sep 23, 2014 Rahla Khan
MOST prominent TV channels have special coverage of the Haj pilgrimage, and thousands of…

10 special deeds for the 10 best days (Dhul Hijjah)

Sep 23, 2014 Editors
From Shaykh Abdullah bin Jibrin's article 'The superiority and virtues of the first 10…

Researchers astonished that Hijab boosts positive body image

Sep 18, 2014 Editors
PSYCHOLOGISTS from the University of Westminster in London surveyed nearly 600 Muslim…

‘What if I’m not as religious as you?’

Sep 15, 2014 Faraz Omar
WHEN Iblees came across the soulless body of Adam عليه السلام – which Allah had created…

Blowing the lid off domestic abuse

Sep 11, 2014 Rahla Khan
ONE important fact that has emerged with the public outrage surrounding a recent video of…

Pics: Pilgrims leave for Hajj 1435/2014

Sep 06, 2014 Editors
An Indian Muslim woman pilgrim cries as she hugs her son at the airport before leaving…

What 'Back to School' Means for Gaza's Super Kids

Aug 31, 2014 Editors
By Kate O’ Sullivan, Communications Officer, Save The Children In this undated file…

Muslim Food Banks Are Changing Hearts & Lives

Aug 24, 2014 Rahla Khan
Members of American Muslims For Hunger Relief pack food for distribution. MUSLIM-RUN food…

Spiritual Health & Ruqyah

Aug 16, 2014 Sister Aiysha
BY 'spiritual health' I don't mean some kind of pseudo-science type of health craze.…