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Use Sha’ban to Prepare for Ramadan

  By Abu Abdullah  Preparing For Ramadhaan By Using The Month Of Shabaan MY beloved brothers and sisters, you may ask, and rightly so: what does Sha`ban have to do with preparing for Ramadan? Before showing the importance of Sha`baan and the connection between it and Ramadan, I want to …

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Parents’ mobile use harms family life, say kids

  bbc.co.uk By Judith Burns  Education reporter 23 April 2017 From the section Education & Family Parents who continually check their mobiles can leave children feeling upset and ignored, suggests research An overuse of mobile phones by parents disrupts family life, according to a survey of secondary pupils. More than a …

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From  Darkness To Light

I came to the United States from the Middle East in the 70’s. I already had two of my brothers living in America so naturally I wanted to join them and live ‘the good life.’ I remember being so excited that I would have a chance to make it rich; …

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Female-Led Prayers: A Step Forward for Women?

Questioner Sarah Reply Date Apr 24, 2017 Question On March 18, 2005 Amina Wadud led the first female-led Jumu`ah Prayer. On that day, women took a huge step towards being more like men. But, did we come closer to actualizing our God-given liberation? Consultant Sister Yasmeen Answer   Salam Sarah, …

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Strengthening the Bonds of Kinship

By Haqqseeker   Just imagine: if a close relative hurls insults at you us in a very nasty manner, what would be your reaction?   Most of us would obviously react in any one of the three of manners given below: If you are an extremely hot-tempered individual you would …

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Why Does Europe Hate Erdogan?

Posted on March 21, 2017by Mohammed Jehan Khan Translated from Aljazeera   Recent years have revealed the Western perspective, especially Europe’s perspective, on Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s leadership of Turkey as well as the European vision of Turkey itself. The West has been intensely hostile towards Erdogan personally and even insults …

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Appreciation

    A young person who excelled academically applied for a managerial position in a large company. He passed the first interview. The director who did the second and the\ last interview had to make the final decision. The director discovered from the CV that the youth’s academic achievements were …

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Eyebrows & Hair Removal

by ZamZam Question Please shed some light on the permissibility of eyebrows & hair Removal. Answer: Assalamu alaykum In the name of Allah the Inspirer of truth. The issue of removing hair from around the eyebrows has become a very popular issue and one which many people seem to be …

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Meraj & Isra

  The month of Rajab is most famous for the incident of the night journey and ascension of Prophet SAW to the heavens, in Arabic known as Al-Isra wal Mi’raj. The exact date of this journey is unknown, however some Islamic scholars state that it took place in the month …

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Clarification on the status of Laylatul Mi’raaj

  Nasihah (Advice): Remaining steadfast on the Sunnah of Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam and the Khulafaa-Raashideen   Sayyiduna ’Irbaad ibn Saariyah Radhiyallahu Anhum narrated, “Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam gave us a sermon by which our hearts were filled with fear and tears came to our eyes. We said, …

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