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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 to seek the inner strength that comes from the nearness to Allah […]

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Hajj and Unity

Hajj and Unity at talk delivered by Kamal Abu Zahra

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The Greatness of the 10 days of Dhul-Hijjah

Alhamdulillah, the blessed days of the Hijri month of “Dhul Hijjah” are upon us

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“By the ten nights.” [TMQ Al-Fajr 89:2]

The “ten nights” which

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The Global Call for Khilafah

Kamal Abu Zahra discusses the Islamic evidences regarding the ummah’s duty to re-establish the Islamic Khilafah

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Introduction Part 5: Are there metaphors in the Quran?

As for the statement of others, that there is no مجاز in the language nor in the Qur'an, they prove that with the following: 1.    All that the Arabs

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Introduction Part 4: Why give such importance to the Arabic language?

This is Part 4 of the Introduction in the abridged tafsir of Surah Al-Baqarah based on the book ‘tayseer ila usul it-tafsir’ by Shaykh Ata bin Khalil Abu

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Introduction Part 3: The Arabic Language

This is Part 3 of the Introduction in the abridged tafsir of Surah Al-Baqarah based on the book ‘tayseer ila usul it-tafsir’ by Shaykh Ata bin Khalil Abu

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Introduction Part 2: Inseparable: Islam and the Arabic language

This is Part 2 of the Introduction in the abridged tafsir of Surah Al-Baqarah based on the book ‘tayseer ila usul it-tafsir’ by Shaykh Ata bin Khalil Abu

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Introduction Part 1: The Message, the beginning

This abridged tafsir based on the book 'tayseer ila usul it-tafsir' by Shaykh Ata bin Khalil Abu Rishta describes the initial phase of Prophet Mohammed (saw) mission to

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Floods in Pakistan: The test for us is to ACT

Thousands have died and millions have been made homeless from widespread flooding in Pakistan. How should Muslims living in Britain respond? 1. We are one Ummah: The Ummah of