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Guidance for Sexual Health

One of the rights of human beings is to satisfy their sexual needs. This may be aural, by listening to amorous words; visual, by looking at that which arouses sexual desire; or physical, by engaging in sexual acts of different types. However, the only legal way to satisfy sexual urges …

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10 Things You Can Do To Develop A Culture Of Muslim Unity

by Abdul Malik The sight is always amazing. Pilgrims standing shoulder to shoulder, of all shades and races, dressed in simple white, stripped of all kinds of worldly barriers, be they of wealth, profession, geography, class, education or other. This enduring image of Hajj has become a hallmark of this …

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Mohammad Peace Be Upon Him- The Man and His Distinction

Mohammad – The Man and His Distinction By Bint Mohamoud MOHAMMAD (Peace and Blessings of Allah Be Upon Him), is a man that needs no introduction. He was a man of noble character, born into a noble family and destined for a great mission; to carry the noble message of …

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Sleep from an Islamic perspective

Category: Islamic Medicine Professor Ahmed S. BaHammam The University Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Sleep medicine is a relatively new scientific specialty. Sleep is an important topic in Islamic literature, and the Quran and Hadith discuss types of sleep, the …

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Hajj Update

Cii Hajj Nerve Centre updates 25 October 2012 3 million hujjaj have started moving from the Mina Valley to the plains of Arafah, the most important and sacred aspect of the Hajj. The pilgrims will spend the day there and must be within the boundary of Arafah even for a …

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Masjidul Aqsa and the Dome of the Rock – An Important Clarification

Masjidul Aqsa and the Dome of the Rock – An Important Clarification                                                                                                                    AlAqsa Dome of the Rock Ebrahim Moosa – Cii News | 09 October 2012 For many years now, emails and graphics that purport to reveal the “True Masjid al Aqsa” have disseminated themselves widely across the internet. …

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Why did Muhammad Peace be upon Him marry several women?

Why did Muhammad Peace be upon Him marry several women? Whenever Prophet Muhammad’s name emerges, the image in many people’s minds is a man with many wives. For Muslims, his multiple marriages had meaning and immense implications for Islam, and by extension, the history of the world. Needless to say, …

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Wills and Estates

Wills and Estates The Shariah laws of wills and estate are by Divine Order. We do not have any discretion in that. Furthermore, wills and estates are one of those issues of Shariah where a person’s Abdiyyat (servitude) is really challenged and tested. It is human nature to be materialistically …

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Why Do I Wear Hijab?

Why Do I Wear Hijab? I probably do not fit into the preconceived notion of a “rebel”. I have no visible tattoos and minimal piercing. I do not possess a leather jacket. In fact, when most people look at me, their first thought usually is something along the lines of …

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