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  • Gaza still faces electricity crisis despite reconciliation

    Many Palestinians in Gaza were hopeful that life conditions would improve after a reconciliation agreement between rival groups Hamas, Gaza's rulers, and Fatah, which governs over the West Bank. But electricity in Gaza is still being rationed to four hours per day, three weeks after the deal. It had originally been cut on the orders of the Palestinian.. More

  • Salvaging bodies: A doctor's everyday reality in Syria

    Trauma surgeon Shazeer Majeed has worked for Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Yemen, South Sudan and Iraq. He is now working in northern Syria, a region gripped by instability, and shares his day-to-day reality of trying to keep victims of war alive. "We usually think of the remnants of war as unexploded shells, bombs or IEDs. But as a trauma.. More

  • Media and the Islamic Identity of Children - I

    1- The meaning of the child’s culture: Culture refers to a combination of beliefs, morals, traditions, laws, knowledge and behavioral patterns that one acquires within society. Children have their special and distinguished vocabularies, as well as special values and methods that they use in playing, expressing themselves and satisfying their.. More

  • How to Deal with Family Members that Treat You Badly

    Question Assalamu alaykum, Brother, thanks for the reply, finally. I still have a question, you said that keeping ties should be done based on the customs of your country and that if sending a weekly email while living in the same home is not a custom of the country, it is still considered cutting ties: http://www.islamweb.net/emainpage/index.php?page=show.. More

  • Palestinian minors arrested by Israel 'suffer abuse'

    Mohammed, 14, was with his friends riding horses in a park in Jerusalem's Old City when the Yassam, a special patrol unit of the Israeli police, arrived at the scene. Sound grenades were fired at the teenagers. One landed near Mohammed's feet. He picked up a rock and threw it in the direction of the notorious riot police, whose excessive force against.. More

  • Follow their Footprints

    There have been people who insisted on leaving their imprints on life, and this is why history has immortalized their mention. They formed the civilization of their Ummah (nation); their renaissance became a source of goodness and light for the entire world, and they were the lanterns which lit the way for the West during their age of darkness. Al-Hasan.. More

  • Israel closes Palestinian media groups in West Bank

    The Israeli army closed several Palestinian media companies in the occupied West Bank in a wave of raids overnight Tuesday, drawing criticism from the Palestinian Authority (PA). The Israeli military authority in the occupied territories, COGAT, said in a statement that they raided eight Palestinian companies, accusing them of inciting violence against.. More

  • The Explanation of Soorat Al-Bayyinah (Clear Evidence) – I

    In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful 1. Those who disbelieved among the People of the Scripture and the polytheists were not to be parted [from disbelief] until there came to them clear evidence — 2. A Messenger from Allah, reciting purified scriptures. 3. Within which are correct writings [i.e. rulings and laws]. 4... More

  • History of the Sunnah -II: The era of the Companions and their followers

    Most scholars group the main aspects of the methodology of the Companions, may Allaah be pleased with them, in preserving the Sunnah into the following seven categories: prudence in narrating the hadeeths, verification and substantiation of the hadeeths before accepting them, critique, discussions and assessment of the narration, traveling for search.. More

  • Belief in the Hereafter

    Belief in the Hereafter is one of the six pillars of Islamic belief required of a Muslim in order to complete his faith. The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, informed us about the events of the unseen which will occur after death. This fundamental belief is only completed when one has firm faith in his heart in all those matters about which.. More

  • Army offensive aimed at 'preventing' Rohingya return

    Myanmar security forces have carried out "well-organised, coordinated and systematic" attacks aimed at preventing Rohingya ethnic group from returning, the UN Human Rights office said in a report on Wednesday. The report based on interviews with Rohingya who arrived in Bangladesh in the past month, said that "clearance operations".. More

  • Healing trauma: The long road ahead for Rohingya

    Inside a colorful bamboo structure in Balukhali camp, groups of children sit on the floor, engrossed in board games, plastic animals and other activities. Two scamper about in costumes - one dressed as Nemo, the other as a lion. Tacked on the walls are vivid crayon drawings - the only explicit reminders of the violence these Rohingya children have witnessed. .. More

  • The Prayer: Its prerequisites and essentials – I

    In Islam, performing the Prayer is the most important, mandatory act after the testimony of faith. The Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said: “The head of the matter is Islam, its pillar is the Prayer...”[At-Tirmithi] It is the last thing, the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, recommended to his nation before he, sallallaahu.. More

  • How to deal with bad in-Laws

    Question I have two questions: 1. My sister-in-law (husband’s sister) treated me in a bad way and would yell at me and humiliate me in front of everyone. People used to ask me how she was with me. I only spoke the truth and said what she did to me, and I did not lie. I heard that it is okay to do that to get back at the oppressor. Is this true?.. More

  • Da'wah priorities in the Quran

    Da'wah is an Arabic word which comes close to the word "invite" or "invitation" in English. The understanding of the usage of the word "Da'wah" with regard to the faith of Islam is that it is the responsibility of the Muslims to "invite" all humanity to the way of Islam, i.e., submission to the One True God (Allah.. More