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Avoiding anger

Narrated 'Abdullah bin 'Umar, may Allaah be pleased with him, that Allah's Messenger, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "No one does anything more excellent in the sight of Allah, The Great and The Glorious, than restraining his anger, seeking to please Allah."... More

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History of the Sunnah – IV: The era of the Companions and their Followers

6 - Writing of the Hadeeth Earlier in this series we discussed in some detail the writing of the Sunnah in the era of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, and also showed that the Companions, may Allaah be pleased with them, were encouraged by him, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam,... More

Leaders

Taariq Ibn Ziyaad: The Conqueror of Andalusia

Tariq Ibn Ziyad is one of the most prominent commanders who recorded his name in the glorious Islamic history which includes names like Khalid Ibn Al-Waleed, S`ad Ibn Abi Waqas, `Amr Ibn Al-`Aas, Salahuddeen and Muhammad Al-Fatih. Through Tariq Ibn Ziyad, a Muslim state... More

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  • Common mistakes during fasting

    Some seemingly innocent errors made by a fasting person can actually affect his fasting. We will take a look at some of these mistakes in the hope of improving our fasting and to make it more perfect for the sake of Allah. Not sniffing water during ablution Neglecting the order to sniff during ablution to the extent of violation by just washing the.. More

  • Gaza killings constitute 'war crimes': Amnesty

    The attacks on Palestinian protesters by Israeli forces on Monday are “willful killings constituting war crimes,” the Amnesty International said. “This is another horrific example of the Israeli military using excessive force and live ammunition in a totally deplorable way. This is a violation of international standards, in some instances.. More

  • Start with yourself before others

    Who to start with? In Da'wah (call to Islam), start with yourself before the members of your family and other people and look at what is lacking in you in order that you may start treating it. So if there is a common deficiency between you and one of your companions or family members, then join him with you in resolving this problem because the Messenger.. More

  • For Palestinians, US embassy move cements occupation status quo

    Tens of thousands of Jewish settlers, surrounded by police protection, have marched around the Old City, celebrating Jerusalem Day on the eve of the US embassy move from Tel Aviv. The annual event, which commemorates the Israeli annexation of occupied East Jerusalem in 1967, is regarded by the city's Palestinian population as a deliberate provocation. Past.. More

  • A glimpse of Islam's great concern for women

    1- When the religion of Islam was revealed to the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, it was the custom of the people of the pre-Islamic era to hate and detest women. Allaah, The Exalted, Says (what means): {And when one of them is informed of [the birth of] a female, his face becomes dark, and he suppresses grief.} [Quran 16: 58] They disdained.. More

  • Enhancing zuhd in Ramadan

    Let us welcome the blessed month of Ramadan this time with a fresh commitment to our Merciful Creator and Sustainer to reorient our lives in His way. The most salient lesson of this month of divine training for the believers is self-restraint and abstinence. As we train ourselves in abstinence from the necessities of life for part of a day through.. More

  • Virtues of reading the Quran

    To reflect upon the verses of Allah is a form of worship; it is something that will draw one close to Allah, Most High. This reflection is not a reckless and wandering one, rather, it includes a study of the classical Tafseer (exegesis) of the verses being pondered over. Allah, Most High, Says in the Quran (what means): “Then do they not reflect.. More

  • The pillars of belief in Predestination and Divine Decree - II

    In part one of this topic we clarified the four pillars of belief in the Divine Decree and Predestination. On the other hand, belief in Divine Decree does not provide an excuse for mankind to sin or abandon what they are obligated to do. This excuse can be refuted by the following seven arguments: 1. Allah Says (what means): “Those who associated.. More

  • Relatives raise concern over 'missing' Russian citizens in Egypt

    Relatives of as many as 18 Russian citizens, including eight children, have expressed concern about the wellbeing of their Egypt-based family members, saying they are unable to establish their whereabouts after they were taken away by suspected secret police officers. According to the relatives, Sakinat Baisultanova - a 31-year-old divorced mother.. More

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Miracles of the Prophets of Islam

Allah The Almighty supported His Prophets with miracles, which are extraordinary events that are usually of the same nature that the people of that particular prophet excelled at. For instance, the people...More