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Spread Hope and Tawakul Not Just Despair

Every few minutes of the day, on our TV, smartphones and via the internet, we receive the latest news and videos of atrocities facing our Ummah in the areas where we live and abroad. The latest massacre in Syria, the […]

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Virtues of the Month of Muharram

The month of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, holds many virtues. Fasting, charity and prayer hold additional values. Surely, the months provides a great opportunity


The significance of first 10 Days of Dhul Hijjah & recommended acts during these blessed days

What of the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah? Sometimes they come and pass anonymously with Muslims unaware of their importance, let alone knowing that they have begun.


Last Ten Days of Ramadan

Fasting, striving to perform as many acts of worship as possible during the last ten days of Ramadhan Al-Bukhari and Muslim record from 'Aishah that during the last ten


Starting Ramadan with a Clean Slate

As Ramadan begins, many Muslims review the best and worst moments of their lives. Ramadan often signifies a clean slate by trying to overcome our shortcomings by molding


A to Z of Ramadhan

The Obligation of Fasting It is only when Allah (swt) revealed the Ayah, "O ye who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before


“The Prophet is closer to the believers than their own selves.” (33:6)

By Ahmad Abu Hayyan For those that have a hatred for Islam and the Muslim world, the rawest nerve to hit is attacking our Beloved Messenger صلى الله عليه


The Significance of Rabi’ul-Awwal

The month of Rabiul Awwal is for many Muslims a time of celebration. Although the exact date of the last and final Prophet’s ﷺ birth is debated among


Q&A-The Nature of Bid’ah

Question: During one of our meetings, we discussed the word "Bid'ah." Some of us said that it refers to everything that contravenes the command of The Legislator (Al-Shaari'),

Mosques of Sultan Hasan and al-Rifa'i Seen from the Citadel

Imam Shafi did not change Islam according to changing times and places

Those who wish the Ummah to accept submission before US hegemony have sought to amend Islam so that it does not exceed the boundaries set by Blair and