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  • 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

  • Intellectual Emptiness Is the Main Gate to Atheism

    Author: Abu ‘Abdur-Rahmaan Al-Idreesi By intellectual emptiness, we mean that state that a person often passes through in his childhood and youth and which may extend into old age and even until death. It is a state of ignorance that includes religious creed. An ignorant person is not necessarily an illiterate who does not understand anything.. More

  • The Importance of Water to Human Beings

    Author: Dr. Raaghib As-Sirjaani Water is one of the most important environmental elements for all living creatures on earth. The great emphasis that Islam lays on proper utilization of water starts with edifying man on the extreme importance of this vital element, and how Allah, The Exalted, created all living beings from it, and that none but Him.. More

  • Sins of the Hearts

    When sins are mentioned, many people only think of corporeal sins, in oblivion to the graver sins, which are the sins of the hearts. Shaykhul-Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah, may Allah have mercy upon him, said: “Know that when sins are mentioned, what comes first to many people’s minds are Zina (fornication or adultery), theft, and the like, believing.. More

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