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Saudi is Not that Bad, Believe Me!

Saudi is not that bad. Believe me! By Ikram Mohamed. Apr 2015 Issue HAVING being in Saudi for over three years now, I have met my fair share of Western expats who have willingly come to work in the Kingdom, but have not fully and gracefully accepted their decision. They often complain, engage in the …

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Young Muslim Entrepreneur: What She Did the Day She Skipped School

Young Muslim Entrepreneur: What She Did the Day She Skipped School By Zaynab Chinoy. Feb 2015 Issue Riyadh, Saudi Arabia MY youngest sister Hanan (aged 9) was staying over with me and didn’t want to go to school (because she was crying the previous night missing our mom who was travelling). In the early afternoon …

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Fitnah of Internet: Islamic Tips for Spending Time Online

MUSLIMS are spending a great deal of their time online – according to Professor Gary Bunt, author of ‘Virtually Islamic’ and ‘Islam in the Digital Age’, there are over a 100 million Muslims online globally – and the line between ‘real’ and ‘virtual’ life is getting blurred for many.

Muslim Food Banks Are Changing Hearts & Lives

Members of American Muslims For Hunger Relief pack food for distribution. MUSLIM-RUN food charities are a fairly recent phenomenon in the West, and although not as well publicised in the mainstream media as the ‘more newsworthy’ activities attributed to Muslims, they are received with gratitude in the communities they serve. 

The Success We So Desperately Seek

UMAR Bin Al-Khattab (may Allah be pleased with him) was on his way to take over Jerusalem from the Romans. They insisted that they would hand over the keys of the city only to the leader of Muslims, whose power and might was well-known. His journey was special. He would take turns with his slave …

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