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Saturday, June 25, 2016
Ramadan 20, 1437
In the Name of Allah The Most Merciful The Bestower or Mercy This is a brief account on the Fiqh (jurisprudence) of I‘tikaaf (seclusion in the mosque) which I have embarked upon with an introduction and clarification. As for the introduction...

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‘Aa’ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, said, “When the last ten days (of Ramadan) would begin, the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, would tie his lower garment (Izaar) tight, stay up at night, and wake his family (to...

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Whoever contemplates the conditions of the universe finds that everything in it is organized in advance and takes place gradually. This perfect organization is the result of Divine decree that makes us believe that nothing happens in this universe su...

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Naturally, guidelines and other instructions of a healthy diet for healthy people are different from those for ailing patients. Not only that, they also differ from one patient to another. Here are some important nutritional guidelines for special ca...

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It was narrated on the authority of ‘Aa’ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, that she said, “Sometimes the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, would wake up in a state of Janaabah (ceremonial impurity) and then...

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4 US soldiers killed by suicide car bomb in Iraq

A suicide car bomber struck a U.S. patrol on Monday, killing four American soldiers and an interpreter in the northern city of Mosul, the military said. It was the deadliest single attack against U.S. forces in more than nine months. .

The explosion took place near a police checkpoint in a Sunni area of Mosul, according to Iraqi police.

 The U.S. military said three soldiers were killed at the site, and that another soldier and an interpreter died later of wounds from the blast.
 
An Iraqi police official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to release the information, said three Iraqis, including two policemen, also were wounded.
 
The last time four U.S. troops were killed in a single attack in Iraq was May 2, 2008, when four Marines died during combat in Anbar province.
 
At least 4,243 members of the U.S. military have died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.
 
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US soldiers keep watch on a group of Iraqi men for questioning in Mosul, in 2007.
 
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