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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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Music and its prohibition

Evidence of prohibition in the Qur’aan and Sunnah: Allaah says in Soorat Luqmaan (interpretation of the meaning): “And of mankind is he who purchases idle talks (i.e. music, singing) to mislead (men) from the path of Allaah…” [Luqmaan 31:6] The scholar of the ummah, Ibn ‘Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased …

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Importance of following one Mazhab

What is Taqleed?   Taqlid is a part of everyday life: Taqlîd or Ittibâ in essence, simply refers to the practice of an unqualified, lay person (in a specific field of specialisation) submitting to and accepting the authority of an expert in that field, without demanding proof and justification for …

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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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Traffic Laws?

Question and Answer: Q. Do we in South Africa have to obey the traffic laws of the country? Is it permissible to drive over the speed limit? (There may be grammatical and spelling errors in the above question. Questions are published as received) A. Muslims living in a non-Muslim country …

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