In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate

Followers of Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr gather at Grand Festivities Square within the Green Zone in Baghdad, Iraq, May 1, 2016. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
May02

Iraq: Sadr protesters relent, ISIS bombs kill scores

By: Stephen Kalin and Ahmed Rasheed Source: Reuters via MuslimVillage BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Protesters camped out in Baghdad’s Green Zone for 24 hours left the heavily fortified government district on Sunday after issuing demands for political reform but they pledged to return by the end of the week to keep up the pressure. Iraq has endured months of wrangling prompted by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s attempt to replace party-affiliated ministers with technocrats as part of an anti-corruption drive. A divided parliament has failed to approve the proposal amid scuffles and protests. Deep frustration over the deadlock culminated in a dramatic breach on Saturday of the...

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May02

The Anti-Christ and the end of days

By: inter-islam.org Source: inter-islam.org “…But I will tell you something which no Prophet has told his people. Verily he (the Dajjal or Anti-Christ) is one-eyed and Allah is not one-eyed.”  (Bukhari) The change in the weather had been sudden and dramatic, tossing the small fishing vessel around like a piece of flotsam; until it was no more than that. Its crew, a group of Sahaabah (may Allah be pleased with them – the companions of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, peace & blessings be upon him), were washed up onto the shore of a foreign beach. When they regained consciousness, they found that they all had survived the wreck. They decided to explore the island to see whether they...

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May02

When a spouse rejects self-improvement

By: KAMAL SHAARAWY Source: aljumuah.com The Young Man and the Elder Stranger A 24-YEAR-OLD man lived in a small town where everyone knew everyone else. He had a reputation as someone who could not keep a job for long, who did just the necessary minimum to get by. He never hurt anyone or committed any crime but seemed to have no ambition or willingness to improve himself. He had told his mother many times the reason for his lack of desire to improve himself: Everyone he knew was so imperfect that he just didn’t see any point in trying to attain anything good. Some he saw as hypocritical. They might have reputations for being good and upstanding members of the community, but when they got...

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