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Prophet Moses: A Male Child is Born (Part 2)

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There are lessons for humankind throughout the story of Moses, which are not only learnt after his Prophethood; rather, they are found even when he was a newborn. His righteous mother’s behavior gives us numerous lessons that are relevant even today; Put your trust in God! Moses was born in a year in which the sons of the Children of ...

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Prophet Moses & The Will of God (Part 1)

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In both Judaism and Christianity Moses is a central figure. He is the man from the Old Testament most mentioned in the New Testament who led the Israelites out of bondage in Egypt, communicated with God and received the Ten Commandments. Moses is known as both a religious leader and a lawgiver.In Islam, Moses is loved and respected; he is both ...

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The Revolution Of Muslim Slaves in Brazil


From the 1500s through the 1800s, European nations were engaged in a tragic and barbaric practice known as the "slave trade". During this period, over 12 million Africans were boarded onto ships and taken to North and South America to work as slaves. The legacy of this inhumane treatment lives on today, in the form of racism and economic disadvantage ...

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Singapore named most Muslim-friendly destination among non-Muslim countries


SINGAPORE – Singapore has been named the friendliest destination for Muslim travellers among non-Muslim countries for the third successive year. The Global Muslim Travel Index, released on Wednesday, gave Singapore high scores for its safe travel environment, ease of access to prayer spaces and number of halal dining options. The index ranked 100 destinations based on nine criteria, such as ...

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Female French Director Embraces Islam


CAIRO – French director Isabelle Matic has announced her decision to revert to Islam on her FaceBook account, making the unexpected announcement only a few days after Charlie Hebdo Paris attacks. “Today, I passed through the first pillar of Islam. There is no god but Allah and Muhammad is His Prophet,” Matic said in a message posted on her Facebook ...

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Qur’an Recitation: Participation of the Inner Self

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Reading the Qur'an, the tilawah, must involve your whole 'person'. Only thus will you be able to elevate your encounter with the Qur'an to the level where you can be called a 'true' believer in the Qur'an (Al-Baqarah 2: 121). What is the Heart? The more important part of your 'person' is your inner self. This inner self the Qur'an ...

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Relations with Christians according to Muhammad (s) :- Dr. Aslam Abdullah

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Under the guidance of Pope John Paul II the Catholic Church provided significant leadership in promoting peace, justice and harmony among religions. Now the new Pope, the most revered figure in the Catholic world, infallible to his followers and the representative of God to his co-religionist is choosing a path of dialogue with Muslims that seems disturbing. In a recent ...

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America’s early Muslims


IT was not the imam’s first time at the rodeo. Scheduled to deliver an invocation at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo last week, Moujahed Bakhach of the local Islamic Association of Tarrant County canceled his appearance because of the backlash brought on by a prayer he had offered a few days before. The imam had been asked to ...

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Qur’an Recitation: Participation of the Inner Self (2) Recite with Allah in Mind

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Editor Note: In this part of the series and the next ones, the author explains the steps towards a rich and interactive experience with the Qur'an recitation that gets your inner self involved. There are seven states of consciousness which you must try to develop by remembering certain things, absorbing them and by frequently reminding yourself of them. The Qur'anic ...

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