Day: November 13, 2014

Learning from the Lives of 3 Rich Muslims (Sahaba)

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WE’VE all heard stories from the lives of the early Muslims with regard to their patience in poverty, their Zuhd (abstinence) and their general disdain for the trappings of this worldly life. Yet in this age of plenty, our problem is dealing with excess, not figuring out how to make do with less, and this…...

Dubai: Global halal food standards must be consistent

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Dubai: Halal food sector across the globe will need to be integrated through uniform standards. This was endorsed by food experts at the 9th Dubai International Food safety conference on Tuesday. “The halal food sector is poised for significant growth over the next five years. Current estimates suggest that the global halal food segment is…...

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

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Dead Sea (left) and Jordan River As I was reading the other day, I came across an excerpt from a book entitled “The Man Nobody Knows” by Bruce Barton.  A brief and subtle look-up of it on the internet and I learnt that it is a Christian- oriented book published in 1925. Whilst I have…...

Muslim charity ‘stops us stealing to eat’

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Osman Gondal (right) shakes hands with a service user earlier this year A man in Bradford, UK has said thanks after volunteers from a local Muslim charity gave him free food at their mobile soup kitchen. The kitchen was set up in Bradford city centre by the InTouch Foundation to help provide hot food and…...