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Jan06

The wonders of olive oil

By: HealthyMuslim.com Source: HealthyMuslim.com Ibn al-Qayyim described the benefits of olive oil in his Prophetic Medicine. He said that the characteristics of olive oil corresponded to the type of olives from which it came; oil pressed from ripe olives was the better than oil from unripe olives. He also said that the older the oil, the more effective it was, and when olive oil was more beneficial when it was pressed with water. Ibn al-Qayyim mentioned that all types of olive oil could soften the skin and delay whitening of the hair. He also said that the benefits of olive oil were many times greater than have been mentioned. He gave some Prophetic Hadith on the benefits of using olive...

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Nov26

Al Hilal Islamic bank uses blockchain to sell sukuk

By: Reuters Source: Reuters DUBAI: Abu Dhabi’s Al Hilal Bank has executed the world’s first sukuk transaction using blockchain technology, it said on Monday. The Islamic bank used the distributed ledger technology, best known as the underpinning of crypto-currency Bitcoin, to sell and settle in the secondary market a small portion of its $500 million five-year sukuk, issued in September. “Al Hilal Bank is aiming to transform the sukuk market through embracing blockchain and integrating it into their infrastructure, paving the way for innovative digitized Islamic sukuk,” it said. A bank spokeswoman said the size of the deal was $1 million, sold by Al Hilal to a private investor. Applied to...

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Nov09

Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ): His birth and reality

By: Shaykh Gibril Haddad Source: Alsunnah Foundation of America On how Allah bestowed honor upon Muhammad (ﷺ), by giving precedence to his Prophethood. Also, on the purity of his lineage, the signs that accompanied his conception, birth, and upbringing. The Creation of His Blessed Soul When Allah made the Divine decree to bring Creation into existence, He brought forth the Muhammadan Reality from His Lights. He then pulled away from this Reality all the worlds, upper and lower. Allah then informed Muhammad of his Prophethood, while Adam was nothing but soul and body. Then from him gushed forth the springs of the souls, making him superior to all created things, and the greater father to...

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