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  • Spinsterhood: A crisis for women and the society

    An important report issued by the Central Bureau for Public Census and Statistics revealed that there are four million women in Egypt over the age of thirty, who have never been married. This is especially a cause for concern, as their future is bleak, considering that a great proportion of them are uneducated and have no source of livelihood other.. More

  • Hijab preserves the hair

    Some beauticians began a rumor which coincided with the spread of the Islamic dress. They claimed that Hijab is one of the main reasons behind hair falling out and distortion of the woman’s beauty. This claim is scientifically refuted by two doctors. Dr. Mayy As-Samaahi, professor of Cosmetic Medicine at Ain Shams University, confirmed that.. More

  • France and the Hijab - people who keep themselves pure!

    The people of Loote, may Allah exalt his mention, would practice homosexuality and considered this to be the norm while they considered purity to be the exception. Hence, they fought purity and those who called for it, at the forefront of whom was Prophet Loote, may Allah exalt his mention. The one who would help them in their struggle against purity.. More

  • Hijab causes seven Americans to embrace Islam

    The primary cause of his embracing Islam was the Hijab of an American Muslim student, who was proud of her religion and her Hijab. Two more university professors as well as four students then embraced Islam. The Hijab was the direct reason behind the Islam of those eight people, who later became callers to this religion. I will not make a long introduction.. More

  • The great trial of Maryam

    The most significant ordeal that Maryam – the ascetic, devout, celibate worshipper – may Allah exalt her mention, endured was receiving the news from Allah The Almighty that she would beget a child, even though she had no husband. In her own defense, she stated: {How can I have a boy while no man has touched me and I have not been unchaste?"}.. More

  • Sawdah Bint Zam’ah

    Her name, may Allah be pleased with her, is Sawdah bint Zam'ah ibn Qays ibn `Abdush-Shams ibn `Abdi Widdi ibn Nasr ibn Maalik ibn Hasl ibn `Amir ibn Lu'ay (the Qurayshi). Her mother is Ash-Shamoos bint Qays ibn Zayd of Bani `Adi ibn An-Najjar from Khazraj. She married as-Sakran ibn `Amr, the brother of Suhail ibn `Amr. She was an early convert to Islam.. More

  • Hafsah Bint ‘Umar: the Prophet’s wife in Paradise -I

    Hafsah Bint ‘Umar, may Allah be pleased with her, was born five years before the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, (may Allah exalt his mention) became a Prophet. She was six years older than her brother 'Abdullaah, may Allah be pleased with him. She was a beautiful and pious woman. Her first marriage was to KhunaysIbn.. More

  • Khadeejah Bint Khuwaylid: the first to embrace Islam

    Is it not a great honor that the first person to embrace Islam was a woman? She was the first to bear witness that there is none worthy of worship except Allah and that her husband was the Messenger of Allah. Her husband was our beloved Prophet, Muhammad sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam and she was Khadeejah, may Allah be pleased with her. Khadeejah,.. More

  • Zaynab Bint Khuzaymah

    She was Zaynab bint Khuzaymah ibn al-Haarith ibn `Abdullaah ibn `Amr ibn `Abdi Manaaf ibn Hilaal ibn `Amir ibn Sa'sa'ah ibn Mu'aawiyah ibn Hawaazin from Bani Hilaal from Quraysh. She, may Allah be pleased with her, is related to the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, as they meet in their great grandfather `Abdu Manaaf. Her mother was Hind.. More

  • The girl is like the boy: A slogan often raised but not applied - I

    When the mother goes out to work or to get something for the house, she directs her advice to her daughter, or perhaps even commands her, to prepare the breakfast for her brothers, tidy up the house, and look after the young siblings, in addition to a list of commands. The mother never thinks of directing even a single command to her son. She continues.. More

  • The girl is like the boy: A slogan often raised but not applied - II

    The result is divorce A.S., a 25 year-old woman who was divorced two years ago, says, “One of the main reasons behind my divorce was my husband’s inability to depend on himself for anything. He would refer to his mother in every single issue in our life to know how to handle it. The parents’ continuous interference brings problems.. More

  • Examples of women's rights Islam – II

    In the second part of this article, 33 examples have been given about how Islam endorses the rights of women. In this part, other 20 examples are highlighted: 34.Islam protects the woman's rights by forbidding her husband to verbally abuse her. The Prophet sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam said, “You should give her food when you eat… and do.. More

  • Intermixing between the sexes: A disease in the Muslim community

    In this age, human communities have been afflicted by many maladies that are accumulating and suffocating us. If they were more fortunate, they would rather have been living in a contaminated environment full of germs that attack their bodies and souls and almost destroy them, but, sadly, reality is far worse. Intermixing between the sexes is one of.. More

  • Obligations Towards Her Neighbors-I

    Adhering to the Islamic Teachings Regarding Neighbors Islam strongly urges good treatment of neighbors and gives the neighbors such a high status, such as has never been equaled in any other religion or system before or since. One of the attributes of the Muslim woman who understands the teachings of her religion is that she treats her neighbors well.. More

  • Obligations Towards Her Neighbors-II

    Starting with the Neighbors Whose Home is Closest We must remember the precise system that Islam set out when it enjoined the good treatment of neighbors. Islam directed us to give priority to the one whose house is closest, then the one who is next closest, and so on. This takes into account the closeness of the neighbors whose homes are beside one.. More

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