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Social Behaviour

Males and Females – “Just Friends”?

Know the reality of cross-gender friendships After a long day of hard work with your peers on a project, a sister suggests that all of you hang out at the pizza place nearby for a late lunch. The problem is, your group of peers is made up of both guys …

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How to Stop Masturbation

How to Stop Masturbation  Masturbation is defined as the manual stimulation of the male or female genitals, not by sexual intercourse, designed to produce an orgasm. Masturbation is totally forbidden in Shari’ah. One of the most humiliating problems that the constant male masturbator suffers from when he attempts to have …

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A Sickness Called Fear

A Sickness Called Fear Sheikh Salman al-Oadah by: Sheikh Salman al-Oadah There are certain types of fear that are extreme and that can even be described as a sickness. We are not talking here about the fear of Allah, but about fear as a sensation and an emotion when it …

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Environmental Pollution

Environmental Pollution According to scientists, environmental pollution is among the most serious problems facing humanity today. This is especially significant since the adverse effect of environmental pollution affects people directly, yet they often do not even realize it. For example, people breathe air that is heavily polluted with nitrogen dioxide …

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“Caution: There is Another anti-Islamic Site There”

Why issuing an alert letter is precisely the wrong thing to do?By Khalid BaigPosted: 21 Ramadan 1422, 7 December 2001 The alert letters keep coming. Beware here is the latest anti-Islamic site. Then a URL so you can verify that it is indeed as described. Then a passionate request to …

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Is it About Saving Lives?

By: Khalid Baig  Posted: 20 Safar 1431, 5 February 2010   The promoters of nude body scanners have used one argument that they consider to be bullet-proof. It is all about saving lives, they assure us. The news reports that accompanied the announcement of their sudden and universal installation reported …

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Human Dignity

By: Khalid Baig  Posted: 20 Safar 1431, 5 February 2010   We are witnessing today a clash between two opposing views of human worth. The first holds that human beings have an inherent dignity conferred on them by the Creator. The other insists that human beings have no more claim …

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VALENTINE’S DAY – History and Islamic Perspective

What is it and where did it come from?   Consider Valentine’s Day, a day that after dying out a well deserved death in most of Europe (but surviving in Britain and United States) has suddenly started to emerge across a good swath of Muslim countries. Who was Valentine? Why …

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Friendship

Friendship   Etiquette five : To forgive the faults and errors of the friend. It is necessary that one forgives the lapses of one’s friend and also turns a blind eye to them. One should not only ignore the mistakes of one’s friend but at the same time conjure up …

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A Hadith about gratitude

A Hadith about gratitude   Hazrat Abu Hurairah Radiyallaahu Anhu narrates that he heard Rasulullah Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam relate that there were three men from the Banu Isra’eel. One of them was a leper, the other bald, and the third blind. Allah Ta’aala wanted to test them, so He sent …

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