In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate

Modesty is not just for women.
Sep25

The meaning of modesty

By: jamiat.org.za Source: jamiat.org.za Modesty, or haya in Arabic, is a widely used term nowadays. It is often misinterpreted as just the feelings of shyness or shame one has. Everyone has their own opinion of what being modest is, and they try to brag about their levels of modesty while looking down upon others. Let us look what Allah (subhanahu wa ta’ala) and our beloved Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) have to say. The term modesty is referred to in the Quran in the following verses: ‘‘Say to the believing men that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty: that will make for greater purity for them: And Allah is well acquainted with all that they do.” (Surah...

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Sep25

Is the Syrian conflict the beginning of the End?

By: Carla Babb Source: VOA News PENTAGON — There’s a small town in Syria where ancient Islamic prophecies say a fierce battle will bring about the end of days, and Turkish troops, U.S. military advisers and vetted Syrian opposition fighters appear to be heading straight for it. Dozens of U.S. special forces are advising Turkish troops and Syrian opposition forces as they push farther into Syria, specifically into an area that includes the town of Dabiq, defense officials told VOA on Wednesday. According to early Muslim prophecies, Armageddon will be ushered in with a major Muslim victory against “Romans” in either Dabiq, less than 15 kilometers from the Turkish border, or...

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Sep25

The UAE replaces Turkey for 2nd place in Halal tourism

By: Abdul Basit Source: Khaleej Times The UAE moved up one spot to second place in terms of Muslim travel friendliness, according to the Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) for 2016. Rising spending on Halal tourism might be one of the reasons for the country’s better ranking this year. Total spending on family tourism in the UAE is projected to increase by 4.4 per cent, according to a study conducted by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The outbound family travel expenditure of Emirati citizens is set to rise at 3.6 per cent this year, it adds The study coincides with the 3rd Global Islamic Economy Summit, which, bearing the theme “Inspiring Change”, will be held...

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