Day: November 5, 2014

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

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IF you had known me ten years ago, you would know my dream was to grow up to be a Gynecologist. I didn’t know why I wanted that profession. I just knew I did. As I grew older, I realized that although I harbored an interest in the science subjects, becoming a doctor was not…...

Non-Muslim Countries Go ‘Halal’ to Attract Muslims

Delegates, including Malaysian PM Najib Razak, at the World Islamic Economic Forum 2014 in Dubai. THE presence of top officials and business representatives from Japan, Luxembourg, South Korea and the UK, to name a few, at the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) 2014 in Dubai (Oct 28-30) underlined the growing clout of the Muslim consumer…....

Haya in Islam: Cultivating Modesty in an Immoral World

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The graffiti reads, “Allah’s Messenger ﷺ‎ said: Haya is a branch of faith.” For a generation that has been brought up on risqué offerings from Hollywood and Bollywood, music channels, TV soaps and talk shows, suggestive advertisements and explicit content on the Internet, the Islamic concept of Haya’ might seem like an outdated, impossibly archaic…...