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  • 1,389 civilians killed in Syria in February: Watchdog

    At least 1,389 civilians have been killed in conflicts across war-torn Syria in February 2018, according to a report published by the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR). The London-based rights group said in a monthly report released on Thursday that 67 percent of the victims were killed by the forces of Bashar al-Assad in besieged Eastern Ghouta. The.. More

  • Spain sees over 500 Islamophobic incidents last year

    More than 500 Islamophobic incidents were recorded in Spain last year, including against women and children and several mosques, according to a civil society group. Details of the incidents were documented in the report "Islamophobia in Spain 2017” released Friday by the Citizens’ Platform Against Islamophobia (PCI). According to.. More

  • Satellite images show destruction in Eastern Ghouta

    According to UN analysis, regime bombardment has levelled residential areas, infrastructure and businesses. The UN has released satellite imagery from areas inside Eastern Ghouta, showing the destruction continuous regime bombardment has caused. The Damascus suburb has been targeted by the continuous air attacks since the Syrian regime, aided by Russia,.. More

  • The Story of Prophet Salih – I

    After the destruction of 'Aad, the people of Prophet Houd, may Allaah exalt his mention, Thamood, the people of Prophet Salih, may Allaah exalt his mention,succeeded them in power and glory. They, like their predecessors, fell to idol-worshipping. As their material wealth increased so, too, did their evil ways, while their virtue decreased. Like the.. More

  • Etiquette of eating and drinking

    For every act that a Muslim does, there is a chance for him to earn some reward for it from Allah. From praying to per­forming Ghusl (ritual bath), O Allah has placed His Blessings in everything. These rewards and blessings can be attained only by those keen to follow the guidance and example of the Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa.. More

  • Etiquettes of Seeking Knowledge - I

    Abu Rifa‘ah, May Allaah be pleased with him, came to the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, while he was delivering a Khutbah (sermon) and said, “O Messenger of Allah, I am a stranger who came to ask about matters of his religion because he does not know about his religion.” The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi.. More

  • Zakat on agricultural products

    Zakah is the most important pillar of Islam after Prayer. The word “Zakah” means both ‘purification’ and ‘growth’; so, our possessions are purified by setting aside a proportion for those in need. The obligatory nature of Zakah is firmly established in the Quran, the Sunnah, the consensus of the Prophet’s, sallallaahu.. More

  • Loving and glorifying the Sunnah – I

    Do you truly love the Messenger of Allah sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam? A fundamental of our religion, and a tenet of our faith, is to love him. Allah Says what means: “Say [O Muhammad]: ‘If your fathers, your sons, your brothers, your wives, your relatives, wealth which you have obtained, commerce wherein you fear decline, and dwellings.. More

  • The Prophet's Teachings

    There is a large collection of the Prophet's, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam,ideas, thoughts, instructions, teachings, beliefs, morals, manners and principles. The greatness and glory of Islam rests upon these ideals. Only a portion of them are listed here. Purity of Self 1. Wise is he who regards himself small, and performs deeds that are useful.. More

  • The spread of Islam in the Balkans – II

    Military and political relations The first part of this article highlights the ways in which Islam was introduced in the Balkans, with the trade relations being the primary focus. In this part, other factors are highlighted, namely: military and political relations with Muslim countries. By 634, the Muslims, in their attempt to spread Islam to every.. More

  • The Quran and Community

    Virtually every human language has a word for ‘community.’ How could it be otherwise when community is of the core essence of the human experience? We are creatures of community. To live as part of one fulfills the most natural inclination to society that thrives in every one of us. This is the reason that the notion of community—simple,.. More

  • Syrian refugees 'at risk of being pushed to return'

    Aid agencies have warned that hundreds of thousands of Syrians are at risk of being pushed to return in 2018, despite ongoing violence in the Middle Eastern country. The warning was issued by six humanitarian agencies amid what they called a "global anti-refugee backlash", harsher conditions in regional countries who have taken in Syrians.. More

  • Preparing for puberty

    Learn why it is so important to talk to your child about sexuality from an Islamic perspective, and how you can help take the lows out of growing-up. Talking to teenager about sexuality Your child has just turned 11 years old; over time you begin to notice subtle changes in the way that she looks, acts, and talks. Her body begins to show signs of.. More

  • Moosa Ibn Nusayr, the second liberator of North Africa -II

    Moosa ibn Nusayr, may Allaah have mercy upon him, made a careful study of the Roman colonizers' administrative division of North Africa and laid down the military strategy required to defeat them. This consisted of: - Choosing loyal and proficient commanders. - Having direct contact with the soldiers through constant discussion and personal.. More

  • Muslims in Europe well-integrated, new study claims

    Muslims in Europe are well-integrated into mainstream society but are not fully accepted by all, according to a new study released by the Bertelsmann Foundation in Germany. The Religion Monitor 2017 surveyed education, working life and interreligious contacts of Muslims in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France and the U.K., which are home to nearly.. More