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Allah’s Medicine Chest: Lemons

By Hwaa Irfan Lemons are just one example of the simple bounties Allah has provided us with. Although they may just be a “customary fruit,” they contain flavanoids, which are often referred to as ‘natures biological modifiers,’ because of their ability to modify the body’s reactions to other compounds such …

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The Plight of the Kite

The Plight of the Kite The colourful kite is flying high up in the sky. Attached to it is a string which goes all the way down to a man standing on the ground, who is controlling it. Everyone see’s and admires the kite whereas it is the man behind …

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“Orphans” …with Parents!

“Orphans” …with Parents! It’s a beautiful sunny day, Moosa and Fatima, two bubbly and vibrant 5 year old twins, try to draw their parent’s attention to the lovely sandcastles they had been constructing for hours in the garden. Dad is too busy viewing television and replying to emails on his …

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Reviewing hifdh during haidh

Reviewing hifdh during haidh Q: I am blessed to be surrounded by a handful of huffaadh in my home: my husband, father-in-law and sons. Honestly, I can’t thank Allah enough! There is always someone reciting, learning or listening Qur’an at any given time. However, as a beginner hifdh student still …

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Eid – A blessed gift scarred by mockery

Eid – A blessed gift scarred by mockery eid-mubarak Faizel Patel – Cii News – Agust 16, 2012 It’s been months in the planning. The exotic fabrics specially imported from Dubai, Swarovski crystals of every shape and colour, ready to line a designer abaya to leave you breathless. The fancy …

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THE MIRACLE OF HONEY

THE MIRACLE OF HONEY Your Lord revealed to the bees: “Build dwellings in the mountains and the trees, and also in the structures which men erect. Then eat from every kind of fruit and travel the paths of your Lord, which have been made easy for you to follow.” From …

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THE OLIVE: A HEALTH-GIVING PLANT

One of the foods to which attention is drawn in the Qur’an is the olive. Research in recent years has revealed that the olive is not just a delicious food but also represents an important source of good health. In addition to the olive itself, olive oil is also an …

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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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War on Terror

Power, propaganda and conscience in the ‘War on Terror’ 26 January 2004 I am a reporter, who values bearing witness. That is to say, I place paramount importance in the evidence of what I see, and hear, and sense to be the truth, or as close to the truth as …

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10 Lies of Bin Laden Fable

OPINION by Paul Joseph Watson – Merely a week after President Obama announced the death of Osama Bin Laden, there is literally a deluge of evidence that clearly indicates the whole episode has been manufactured for political gain and to return Americans to a state of post-9/11 intellectual castration so …

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