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The World Gets Topsy-Turvier: Signs of the End Days [1/2]

The Hour is drawing near and the moon has been cleft in two, declares the Qur’an [54:1] In another of its many eschatological verses, it says: They ask you about the Hour. Say: ‘Knowledge of it is but with Allah. What will make you aware of it? It maybe that the Hour is near.’ [33:63] The …

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50 Virtues of Masjid al-Aqsa Every Muslim Should Know

by: Amin Habib All praise is for Allāh, and salutations and peace be upon the Messenger of Allāh, upon his family, companions, and whoever follows his guidance. Al-Masjid al-Aqsa is one of the most significant sites of Islām on the face of this Earth with some of its merits unique to …

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Modern media and the war on Islam

  http://www.matwork.co.za A stark reality of the 21st century is the revolution caused by modern media. The words and images radiated by television, radio, movies, magazines, billboards, newspapers and the internet have revolutionised the life of man. Electronic media, especially, due to their convenience and ability to delight the senses …

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From Darkness to Light

  My name is Sumaiya and I would like to inform my respected readers about what I was and what I have become now. I am a born Muslim Alhumdulillah, however I did not grow up in an Islamic environment. My parents separated when I was in grade 11, my mum …

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Zam Zam: History & Virtues

central-mosque.com     Sayyidina Rasul-ullah (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) said, “My roof was opened when I was in Makkah, and Jibreel (peace be upon him) came down and opened my chest, then he washed it with Zamzam water…” [Bukhari] Allah Ta’ala has made all living creatures out of water. People require …

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Seerah Series Part 5: In Madinah

See Also Seerah Series Part 1, 2 , 3 , 4 MADINAH RECEIVES THE MESSENGER(SALLALLAHU ALAIYHI WASSALLAM) OF ALLAH: The Messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) of Allah and his party continued their journey to Quba’ which is on the outskirts of Madinah. It was Monday the 12 of Rabi’ al-Awwal and this …

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Seerah Series Part 4: Hijrah

THE HIJRAH TO MADINAH BEGINS: Once the Messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) of Allah had taken this pledge, the Muslims had more security and some from Makkah took refuge with the Ansar. The Messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) of Allah ordered his Companions and those Muslims who were with him in Makkah to leave …

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Seerah Series Part 3: After Prophethood

Seerah Series Part 1 Seerah Series Part 2   INTIMATIONS OF PROPHETHOOD: The Messenger of Allah (may Allah bless him and grant him peace) was forty when the first glimpses of light and of his future happiness appeared. The time of his mission approached. It had always been the Divine …

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