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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.…

Traditional Muslim Robes Trending in Fashion

Aug 16, 2014 Editors
KAFTANS (caftan/قفطان/qaftân), traditional loose-flowing, light coverall robes worn by…

Why Allah created us with emotions

Aug 13, 2014 Zakia Usmani
EMOTIONS control our thinking, behavior and actions. They affect our physical bodies as…

Profile: Erdogan's Success & A Short Biography

Aug 12, 2014 Editors
Recep Tayyip Erdogan is arguably the most successful leader in Turkey's democratic…

Interview: 'Ruqyah has become a means of exploitation'

Aug 10, 2014 Faraz Omar
I HAD a wonderful opportunity to interview Ustadh Muhammad Tim Humble during his visit to…

What 'Team Ramadan' – Non-Muslims Who Tried 18-hr Fasting – Had to Say

Aug 08, 2014 Ikram Mohamed
SHORTLY after arriving back in London for the last two weeks of Ramadan, one of my…
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Comics: What Aamina Learned on Eid

Aug 02, 2014 Naoma Khan

Eid Al-Fitr 2014 Around the World

Jul 28, 2014 Editors
Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan: Afghans take part in morning prayers outside the Shah-e…

Hug that Changed Medicine

Jul 17, 2014 Editors
SHOULD we hug or not? For some people it might be awkward, for others it is just a…

Hunting for the Ramadan Spirit

Jul 17, 2014 Rahla Khan
MOST people my parents’ age would say that Ramadan is less “family-oriented than it used…

Remembering death and Ramadan

Jul 17, 2014 Rahla Khan
I REMEMBER the beginning of Ramadan last year: the festive supermarkets with their…

What did the Prophet ﷺ‎ eat for Iftar?

Jul 17, 2014 Rahla Khan
LOOKING at the surfeit of food on our Sufras, the sumptuous Suhoor banquets at five-star…

Why We Fast

Jul 14, 2014 Umm Muhammad
ONE might wonder why our Creator would require us to fast for a month out of every year,…

Pregnancy, Nursing & Ramadan

Jul 11, 2014 Stacey Greaves-Favors
IT’S that time of year again, Ramadan, alhamdulelah. Fasting during Ramadan is obligatory…

Experts restore rare manuscripts in Yemen

Jul 09, 2014 Editors
The pictures show experts repairing manuscripts at a government-run restoration centre in…

In Syria, Mannequin Parts Become Artificial Limbs

Jul 09, 2014 Editors
DOUMA — Thousands of Syrians have lost limbs during the country’s three-year war. Here in…

Gaza 4.0 Startup Weekend for entrepreneurs

Jul 09, 2014 Editors
STARTUP WEEKEND GAZA 4, June 19-21, was the fourth and largest SW held in Gaza. Startup…

No Muslim country in top 10 Halal meat exporters

Jul 09, 2014 Editors
Pakistan’s newspapers have reported quoting Malaysian officials that no Muslim country…

Study on why Muslim world lags behind

Jul 09, 2014 Editors
TORONTO, Canada – The 57 countries that form the Organization for Islamic Cooperation…