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Face waxing for males

Q. Can young boys wax their faces instead of shaving? (There may be grammatical and spelling errors in the above question. Questions are published as received) A. It is permissible for males to remove extra/unwanted facial hair besides the hair that forms the beard by means of waxing. It is …

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Method of Istikharah Salaah

Q. Thank you so much for clarifying that Istikharah should be performed on one’s own in your recent newsletter. What I would like to know is the correct procedure for Istikharah. Please explain to me. Someone has proposed to me for marriage and I would like to do Istikharah the …

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Who can eat Aqeeqah meat?

Q. Slm I would like to find out if ones make Aqeeqah for a new born. Eg 2 sheep or lamb for a new born baby boy. What happens to the meat. How must this be distributed can the parents and grandparents partake in eating this meat?(There may be grammatical …

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The Reality of Pornography

Pornography is an addiction worse than many drugs, according to psychologists. Whether parents, speakers, or community leaders are willing to accept it or not, pornography has become an alarming problem in our homes and communities. With the rise in technology and a society which emphasizes instant gratification without consequences, this …

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The Life of Hazrath Moulana Yunus Patel

Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel (رَحَمَةَ اَللهَ عََلَيَهَََ َ َ َ ََ َََ َ َ َ َ) received his higher Islamic education at Darul-Uloom Deoband during the period 1962 – 1969. Hazrat Maulana studied the first volume of Sahih al-Bukhari under the tutorship of Hazrat Maulana Fakhruddeen (رَحَمَةَ اَللهَ عََلَيَهَََ َ …

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Shocking LACK of Evidence Supporting Flu Vaccines

Shocking LACK of Evidence Supporting Flu Vaccines While the annual flu vaccine is touted as the “best” way to avoid catching the seasonal flu, what many fail to realize is that there’s virtually NO good scientific evidence to support it. Again and again, the Cochrane Database Review—which is the gold …

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Sarkozy tells Obama, Netanyahu is a “liar”

Sarkozy tells Obama Netanyahu is a “liar” By Yann Le Guernigou PARIS | Tue Nov 8, 2011 3:25pm EST (Reuters) – French President Nicolas Sarkozy branded Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “a liar” in a private conversation with U.S. President Barack Obama that was accidentally broadcast to journalists during last …

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Peer Pressure

Peer Pressure By Khalid Baig What will the people say? Will they approve of it? Will they laugh at it? It seems that such concerns influence our actions –especially our public conduct– more than anything else. Social pressure is a powerful force. It works by appealing to our desire not …

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Encyclopedia of Islam launched in Dammam

FAISAL ABOOBACKER PONNANI A TWO-VOLUME compendium on Islam entitles “An Educational Encyclopedia of Islam”, edited by Syed Iqbal Zaheer, was launched in the Eastern Province in a gathering at the Marhaba hotel, Thursday. Syed Iqbal Zaheer is an Islamic scholar hailing from Bangaluru, India and working as an Engineer in …

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Cell Phones do Affect the Brain

When doctors read about a recent National Institutes of Health cell phone study in the American Medical Association (AMA) journal, and it shows 50 minutes of cell phone radiation increases metabolic activity in the brain, it’s a big red flag, according to Dr. Magda Havas, Associate Professor of Environmental & …

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