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Sakeenah: A tale that needs to be heard

Dec 22, 2014 Muslimah Poetess
— FICTION — Grocery check, electricity bills check, mamma's tablets check, net…

Repentance in Islam: How can you give up when Allah doesn't?

Dec 21, 2014 Sadia Junaid
WE ALL SIN. Some of us commit sins publicly, while some privately. We all get deviated,…

Picmic: Lie Today, Face Tomorrow!

Dec 19, 2014 Naoma Khan
Story by Sayema Zulfeqar / Produced by Naoma Khan

Why ‘Muhammad’ is the most popular name among Muslims

Dec 15, 2014 Faraz Omar
HOW many Muslims do you know whose name, or at least one of his two names, is Muhammad?…

Veiled Murder of the Woman or the Niqab?

Dec 14, 2014 Faraz Omar
SO, a woman in niqab murdered an American lady in the washroom in the UAE and the local…

A Dream Come True: My Journey to Al-Aqsa

Dec 06, 2014 Editors
By Dr. Muhammad Adil Yaqub First sight of the Dome of Rock. [All photos by author unless…

Why She is Not Good Enough

Dec 02, 2014 Huda Thahir
SHE made her way around the party, making the necessary greetings, smiling and waving at…
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Seas that Sparkle! Allah's Amazing Creation

Nov 30, 2014 Editors
Just when we think we have seen it all, the amazing creation of Allah, Al-Mussawir, The…

Muslim Burger King outlet owner turns in whopping $100,000

Nov 29, 2014 Publisher
Altaf Chaus, owner of a Burger King outlet in San Jose, US If you were a cleaner at…

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…

The Right Way to do Ruqyah

Nov 18, 2014 Sister Aiysha
Jump to: Introduction Different Cures Impermissible Ruqyah Permissible Ruqyah Ruqyah is a…

Meaning and Tafseer of Bismillah (بسم الله)

Nov 17, 2014 Editors
Translation of بسم الله 'In (or With) the name of Allah'. [Note: The full phrase…

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

Looking for Print?

Oct 05, 2014 Editors
Muslim Ink is a non-profit. We’ve been trying hard to launch our magazine in print but…

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…