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Sep19

Damascus welcomes Turkey/Russia Idlib deal, pledges to continue war

By: Middle East Eye Source: Middle East Eye Syrian President Basar al-Assad’s government has welcomed the agreement between the presidents of Russia and Turkey to create a “demilitarised zone” in the rebel-held province and to call off an assault against rebel-held Idlib. After more than four hours of talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin at his residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that the deal between their two countries would “prevent a humanitarian tragedy”. Despite welcoming the deal on Tuesday, Damascus indicated that it still planned to recapture Idlib in the future. “This agreement...

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Sep18

Human Appeal’s Family Day in aid of drought-stricken farmers

By: MuslimVillage Source: MuslimVillage Human Appeal (Australia) Family Open Day community event, the part of the Human Appeal campaign for our drought-stricken farmers. Date: Sunday 23 September 2018 Time 5am-10 am A charity ride organised by Sydney Muslim Cyclists Location: from Lakemba Mosque to Belmore Sports Ground Time: 10 am-3 pm Family Open Day Location: Belmore Sports Ground 3 Edison Ln, Belmore NSW 2192 The main event will take place on Sunday the 23rd of September 2018 at the Belmore sports grounds. Starting with a charity ride organised by Sydney Muslim Cyclists, then the open family day will commence at 10am until 3pm. The Family open Day for our local community will include...

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Sep18

Devotion and generosity on Ashura

  By: Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Source: Darul Iftaa MV Editor’s Note: Depending on when the sighting was declared in your region, the Day of Ashura would be around the 20th of September 2018. Many ‘Ulama encourage the giving of gifts, charity, and spending on one’s family on the day of Ashura. That is as a purely optional virtue in addition to prescribed fasting. What follows is a brief look at some of the narrations upon which those recommendations are based. There are two types of narrations related regarding these matters. The first concerning the virtue of giving general charity on the 10th of Muharram (Ashura), and the second concerning the virtue of spending...

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