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 1 Ramadan - The French army reached Al-Mansoorah (in Egypt) after conquering Dumyat - 647 A.H. - The death of Avicenna (Ibn Seena), the Muslim physician and philosopher who was the first to write on medicine in the Islamic World - 428 A.H. - Al-Qarawiyyeen Mosque was built in Fes (Morocco) - 245 A.H.     
Friday, August 18, 2017
Thul-Qi'dah 26, 1438
Open a bright new page with Allah Open a new page with Allah The Almighty by knowing Him, drawing closer to Him, and returning to Him. Open a new page with the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, by adhering to his Sunnah (Proph...

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People have various ideas and ways of receiving the blessed month of Ramadan and invest this occasion in fulfilling their favorite actions and activities. Some of them make this an occasion for laziness, idleness, sleep and neglecting the different a...

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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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1- Revising the Quran: The month of Ramadan is a chance for those who have forgetten the portions of the Quran they had once memorized to revise them during the night and day through offering voluntary night prayers, and reciting it while refl...

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Second Khutbah: O Muslims! Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with him, said: “The Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said: “Allah has written down the very portion of Zinaa which a person will indulge in. There will be no escape fro...

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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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