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My Journey Back to Islam

Thu, 01/28/2010 - 00:57
Born and raised as a Muslim in Iran until the age of 22, I finally had my unimaginable dream come true. I was about to travel to California to study and....

Showing Due Respect When Reading the Qur’an

Thu, 01/28/2010 - 00:56
Reading the Qur'an is not like reading an ordinary book. It has some etiquette and manners. Imam Al-Ghazali mentions that one should perform ablution....

Haman in Ancient Egypt's Scripts

Thu, 01/28/2010 - 00:56
The noble Qur'an relates the life of Prophet Musa or Moses (peace be upon him) with great clarity. As it tells of the conflict with the Pharaoh, who had....

Niqab in Focus (Folder)

Wed, 01/27/2010 - 04:01
Every now and then, the issue of wearing niqab (women's face veil) raises stirring controversies, even among Muslims. It is known that wearing niqab is....

The World's Largest Muslim Minority (Interview)

Wed, 01/27/2010 - 03:58
Indian academic writer Dr. Youginder Sikand talks about the creation and development of Muslim groups and trends in India since its independence from....

`A'ishah, Fatimah, `Ali, & the Battle of the Camel

Wed, 01/27/2010 - 03:53
It is unbelievable that `A'ishah, the mother of the believers and wife of the Prophet, had a bad relation with the Prophet's daughter or his cousin `Ali....

Maymunah: A Blessed Woman

Wed, 01/27/2010 - 03:50
The Prophet changed the name of his new wife, calling her Maymunah, which means a blessed woman. He hoped that his trip to Makkah would be instrumental in bringing its... .

Do You Have a Door?

Wed, 01/27/2010 - 03:22
There was an old woman who lived with her only child in a simple, roofless room at the top of an old building. The door of the room was in a very bad state, and it did not work well. Getting bored with fixing it, the woman took it off and put it against one of the walls. This may be endurable in summer, but what... .

Muslim/Non-Muslim Relations (10+Fatwas)

Tue, 01/26/2010 - 15:57

Scholars: Lift Gaza's Blockade (Folder)

Tue, 01/26/2010 - 15:55

Traveling: Rulings and Etiquettes (10+ Fatwas)

Mon, 01/25/2010 - 05:13
Traveling is a regular activity that humans have practiced since the beginning of their life on earth. There are so many reasons why a person may travel ... .

Tabligh Group in the Balance of Islam

Mon, 01/25/2010 - 05:12
What is the Islamic view on the group known as Tabligh One of the main principles of this group is the concept of traveling and leaving one’s ....

Merciful to His Servants (Part Two)

Mon, 01/25/2010 - 05:09
One of the Ansar (i.e., Muslims of Madinah) felt that the Prophet needed a personal servant. He took his stepson Anas ibn Malik (may Allah be pleased ....

The Book That Shaped the World

Fri, 01/22/2010 - 02:04
Has anybody ever come across a book that contains a preface where its author mentions its infallibility from any single error Has anyone ever heard of....

Can a Man Kill His Sister If She Commits Zina?

Fri, 01/22/2010 - 02:03
Admittedly, applying the hudud on the culprits is a fundamental and indispensable matter, and halting them is a grave crime in the eyes of Allah. People....

Role of Muslim Scholars Toward Gaza

Fri, 01/22/2010 - 02:00
The recent tragedy of Gaza and the current events, as well as the subsequent reactions, emphasize the importance of having the entire Ummah perform its....

Islamic Financial System & Lessons of the Recent Crisis

Wed, 01/20/2010 - 02:59
It is now clear that financial systems dominated by interest-based debt contracts are prone to financial fragility and instability. Nevertheless, other than Keynes and his most ardent followers, few, if any, notable economists have proposed outright elimination of ex ante fixed interest-based debt contracts in....

The Old Testament and the War Crime in Gaza

Wed, 01/20/2010 - 02:57
As devastating as it may be, the Hebrew Bible's saturation with violence and extermination of others may throw some light on the horrifying genocide that....

Devastated Haiti: What Should Muslims Do?

Wed, 01/20/2010 - 02:57
Such unavoidable incidents are to remind people that there is a mighty power that rules the universe, and people should resort to the owner of this power....

Science and Sunnah: The Genetic Code

Wed, 01/20/2010 - 02:56
Before the scientific discovery of the genetic code and the awarding of Nobel Prizes to its three discoverers in 1968, it was impossible to understand....