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The Mindless Dating Game: Happiness or Heartbreak

Reprinted from As-Sahwah.com   The article below deals with one of the major problems faced by the Muslim Youth today, in particular, those raised in the west. The author gives us an insight into the harsh reality of these “love relationships” that the western culture teaches our youth, coating them …

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The Ummah (Muslim Community) is Hemorrhaging

By Mirza Yawar Baig     We are hemorrhaging. Big time. And our doctors are opening more veins so that our life blood can drain out faster. It’s almost like there is an unconscious intention of the Muslim Ummah to end its existence, once and for all. At least to …

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Top 15 chemical additives in your food

  Posted at 05:27 AM on Monday, Jan. 18, 2010 By COUPON SHERPA http://www.couponsherpa.com/   We don’t just want our food to taste good these days: It also has to look good. As a result, food producers use any of 14,000 laboratory-made additives to make our food appear fresher, more …

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The Veil in Christianity

Introduction A common misconception is that Muslim women are the only ones who cover their hair. It may be true that Islam is the only religion in which most women follow its directives to cover the hair, but it is not the only religion to have such directives.   It …

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Israeli mother Addresses European Parliament

Israeli mother Addresses European Parliament: To the children murdered in the strawberry fields by Nurit Peled-Elhannan   April 3, 2005   Nurit Peled-Elhannan is an Israeli campaigner against violence against women. On International Women’s Day, March 8, 2005, she gave the following speech to assembled Members of the European Parliament …

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Muharram – Mufti Taqi Usmani

 Muharram is the month with which the Muslims begin their lunar Hijrah Calendar. It is one of the four sanctified months about which the Holy Quran says,   “The number of the months according to Allah is twelve months (mentioned) in the Book of Allah on the day in which …

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The Month of Muharram

  Introduction With the sighting of the new moon the Islamic New Year is ushered in.  The first month Muharram, is a month of great reward and virtue. Muharram itself means `sacred’ and is from those months which have been mentioned as sacred in the Holy Qur’an.   Almighty Allah …

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Qurbani and Aqeeqah

Question:     A person needs to do Aqeeqah for his child during the days of Qurbani. He can only afford one sheep. Should he do the Aqeeqah for the child or should he do Qurbani?  Answer:   At the outset, it should be noted that Qurbani is a Wajib …

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The Virtues and Laws of Qurbani

“It is neither their flesh nor their blood that reaches Allah, but it is your Taqwa that reaches Him…” (Surah Hajj) Ibraheem (Alayhis Salaam) had two alternatives: either to follow the cry of his heart or to submit to the call of his Creator. He chose to submit. Qurbani therefore …

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