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  • Loving and glorifying the Sunnah – III

    ‘Abdullah ibn Mas`ood  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him reported that the Messenger of Allah  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) said: "Never has a Prophet been sent before me by Allah to his people except that he had, among his people, disciples and companions who followed his way and obeyed his command. Then there came after them their successors.. More

  • Despite seven years of death and destruction, Assad hangs on

    More than 500,000 people have died and millions more have fled their homes since an uprising against Assad began. The leaders of the US, France, and UK have all but made clear that the air strikes launched on Saturday against Syrian regime positions were limited to destroying the country's chemical weapons capacity. That means for the foreseeable.. More

  • The problems facing modern civilization

    A contemporary commentator once observed that just as perversion has set in Western society, it has also taken root in Muslim society. Then how do you regard Western civilization as being wrong and Islamic civilization as being right? This objection, if we examine it, will be found to be ill judged, because our comparison of Western and Islamic civilization.. More

  • Examples for good ends

    All perfect praise is due to Allah; I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah and that Muhammad is His Slave and Messenger; may Allaah exalt his mention, as well as his family and all his companions. Fear of an evil end had broken the hearts of our righteous Salaf (predecessors), may Allaah have mercy upon them. Sufyan Ath-Thawri,.. More

  • Characteristics of Justice in Effective Punishment

    The divine messages revealed throughout history have certain constant, unchanging features: warning (the disbelievers) and bringing glad tidings (to the believers); encouragement and dissuasion; and reward and punishment. This is because the result of actions -- be it prosperity or wretchedness; ending up in Paradise or Hell -- is the ultimate purpose.. More

  • Who is in Charge at Home?

    Who is in charge at home? This is question that poses itself in an atmosphere where people have turned away from Allah The Almighty, and among families that do not know anything about Islam except its name and do not know anything about the Quran except its script. It is a question that poses itself in order to restore rights to their owners in many.. More

  • Gaza is Soweto revisited

    By Andrew Mitrovica Israel has turned Gaza into Soweto - while Israel has become South Africa - circa 1976. One of the conventions of column writing is that you're not supposed to write "angry". More polite, agreeable writers who write polite, agreeable columns, often dismiss "angry" columns as "rants". So, fair warning.. More

  • UN says 130,000 people have fled Eastern Ghouta

    About 130,000 people fled a Damascus suburb during a weeks-long Syrian regime offensive, the United Nations said Monday. Spokesman Stephane Dujarric said the UN and its partners are working to alleviate the humanitarian crisis brought on by the offensive on Eastern Ghouta, but said "needs remain immense". "The UN continues to call for.. More

  • US blocked inquiry into Israeli violence: UN official

    The U.S. declined calls from the UN Security Council for an investigation into violence on the Israeli-Gaza border that left 18 Palestinians dead, a UN official said Monday. Speaking at a press conference at UN headquarters, Gustavo Meza-Cuadra, Permanent Representative of Peru to the UN and president of the Security Council for April, said the council.. More

  • Israeli settlers swarm East Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa complex

    Scores of Israeli settlers on Monday entered East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque complex to mark the third day of the Jewish Passover holiday. “As many as 244 settlers swarmed into the site via the Al-Maghariba Gate, which has remained under strict Israeli control since the city’s occupation in 1967,” read a statement.. More

  • Families leaving Eastern Ghouta take prize possessions

    Families who have left Damascus neighborhood for Idlib tell of taking their most precious possessions with them. Abu Jawad was among thousands of Syrians who left their homes and underground shelters in the shrinking opposition enclave of Eastern Ghouta to one of the last remaining opposition-held areas in northwest Syria. With dozens of daily convoys.. More

  • Buddhists 'lured' to settle on Rohingya land

    Myanmar authorities have lured dozens of mainly Buddhist but with some Christians, Bangladeshi tribal families to cross the border and resettle on land abandoned by fleeing Muslim-majority Rohingya, officials said Monday. About 50 families from remote hill and forest areas on the Bangladesh side, attracted by offers of free land and food, have moved.. More

  • The story of Prophet Salih – II

    After they plotted to kill the she-camel, the disbelievers among the people of Prophet Salih, may Allaah exalt his mention, began to watch her closely, observing all her movements. As she came to drink from the well, Masrai, the man who volunteered to kill her, shot her in the leg with an arrow. She tried to escape but was hampered by the arrow. Qudar,.. More

  • Mordechai: Israel holds two Palestinian bodies

    Israel is holding the bodies of two Palestinians killed by its snipers near the border with the besieged Gaza Strip, an Israeli official confirmed on Sunday. Yoav Mordechai said Israel will not return the bodies of the two Palestinians until the remains of two Israeli soldiers killed during Israel's war on Gaza are returned. "Gaza will not know.. More

  • The pillars of belief in predestination and Divine Decree - I

    Al-Qadar (Divine Decree) is an Arabic word meaning Allah’s predestination of measurements and sustenance of everything and everyone, according to His Knowledge and Wisdom. Belief in the Divine Decree of Allah is one of the pillars of faith. The faith of a slave will be incomplete unless he believes in the Divine Decree, whether good or bad. This.. More