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  • Reconciling People

    The difference between people is a factual reality and part of the human natural disposition given people’s different morals and natures, and due to their contention and vying for worldly gains like wealth, status and the like. Allah, The Exalted, Says (what means): {And if your Lord had willed, He could have made mankind one community; but.. More

  • Causes of Deviation and Turning Away from Truth

    • Author: Abu ‘Abdur-Rahmaan Al-Idreesi – Islamweb.net Truth has signs that guide its seekers to it and paths that they travel to reach it. Likewise, falsehood also has twisted paths that lead to it and routes that end in its swamps, as mirrored in the following Hadeeth: “The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi.. More

  • The Effects of Electronic Games on Children and Adolescents

    At the beginning of the Eighties, the remarkable advances in science and technology and computer use gave rise to electronic games (e-games), and they became everyone’s center of attention. By the turn of the century, e-games had become a widely spread model for entertainment different from all the recreational games that predated them. They were.. More

  • Beware of Celebrity-Endorsed Advertisements on Social Media

    We all know that advertising is a means of communication to promote a product or service through a paid specialized agency. Previously, advertisements had limited reach as advertisers had only a few media channels at their disposal: newspapers, radio, or television, but now the emergence of new media, represented in computers, the Internet, and social.. More

  • Social Media .. Platforms for Triviality and Frivolity

    The “digital explosion,” the increasing rise of Internet users, and the striving to achieve the highest number of views and click-through rates by chasing after intriguing scoops and mass viewing and accordingly maximizing the profits, have emboldened the websites to offer their ‘products’ that would achieve these goals without.. More

  • Gaining Victory through the Weak Is an Unforgettable Arrow and an Unfailing Promise

    Praise be to Allah and may peace and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allah. Seeking victory (Nusrah) means asking Allah for victory and support. The means by which victory can be achieved are of two kinds: First kind: Tangible material means. This is the kind referred to in the Saying of Allah, The Exalted (which means): {And prepare against them.. More

  • Media and the Three Filters

    By: Haani Al-Ghafeeli Hundreds and sometimes thousands of news items and posts reach our mobile phones on a daily basis via WhatsApp, and the same goes for the tweets on our Twitter accounts, the abundant e-mails, the endless video clips on Snapchat, and similar ones on Facebook and Path pages. I can fairly say that we are living in an era of massive.. More

  • Engage in Dialogue before You Argue

    We were sitting together, as we do every Saturday, with our voices echoing throughout the house when my father interrupted our usual banters with his serious high-pitched voice, saying: “I would like to make an announcement that is very important for all of us, and I would like to listen to your suggestions on the matter afterward.” He added:.. More

  • Jealousy in Children

    Childhood is the very first brick in building our personalities and the strong foundation that supports the healthy development of the rest of the stages of our lives, to produce balanced ideal personalities that are able to face the future problems and lead well-balanced and stable lives. Our children today experience different and complex feelings.. More

  • The Gravity of Accessing Doubters’ Websites

    Author: Badr Ad-Deen Araaq – Islamweb.net One of the most prominent features of our present time is the easy access to information, thanks to the modern means of communication that have helped us overcome many obstacles and made easy what was once difficult. Sadly, many Muslim youths are being hit by an avalanche of websites and web pages that.. More

  • Precursors to Divorce

    A marriage naturally starts with good intentions and big dreams, as the couple dream of building a happy family and having children through whom they fulfill the feelings of motherhood and fatherhood. Each of them sees in their new relationship an independent life that is full of happiness and fulfillment of wishes. However, stormy problems and lack.. More

  • Adhering to Good Manners in Dealing with Opponents

    Author: Yaasir ‘Abdut-Tawwaab Praise be to Allah, and may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon the Messenger of Allah. A fair caller to Allah must adhere to good manners while dealing with the opponents and patiently accept their criticism which could very well be unfair. Even if those opponents have disobeyed Allah, The Almighty, in dealing.. More

  • Memory: A Divine Blessing Conferred on Mankind

    Deduced from the book: Al-Qadeem wal-Hadeeth by Muhammad Kurd ‘Ali What greater blessing a person could be given than a memory that records everything that he wishes to retain and retrieves it later when needed to benefit thereof. A good memory is one of the influencing factors in the advancement of individuals and groups, and without it, it.. More

  • The Prophet’s Biography Proves the Truthfulness of Islam

    If a person is given a chance to examine the biography of Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, comprehensively from all aspects, while breaking free from the fetters of personal bias, he will definitely conclude that such a great man cannot be but a Prophet who received revelation and a Messenger from the Lord of the Worlds. This.. More

  • Returning to the Truth Is a Virtue

    All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of the worlds, and there should be no aggression except against the oppressors. May the Peace and Blessings of Allah be upon the best of creation and the master of mankind, Muhammad ibn ‘Abdullah, the Honest and Trustworthy. May Allah permanently confer His Peace and Blessings upon him and his pure family as.. More

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