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Feb10

Exercise is part of a halal lifestyle

By: Jamie Amina Teal Source: LivingHalal Is it correct to equate a healthy lifestyle with a halal lifestyle? Most Muslims probably rarely think of healthy life choices in this way and yet both the Qur’an and the Sunnah of our beloved Prophet (ﷺ) point in this direction. The Muslim is not left to wonder about which ways of cleanliness, eating, or sleeping are best for him. Islam gives thorough instructions for cleaning the body throughout the day for times of prayer and before and after eating. The hadith relate instructions about how much food and drink to consume at any given meal, how often it is appropriate to eat meat, and the best way to eat while fasting. Even sleeping comes with a...

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Feb10

Turkey blasts China’s treatment of Uyghur Muslims

By: AFP Source: AFP Turkey has condemned China’s treatment of its Muslim ethnic Uighur people as “a great embarrassment for humanity”, adding to rights groups’ recent criticism over mass detentions of the Turkic-speaking minority. “The systematic assimilation policy of Chinese authorities towards Uighur Turks is a great embarrassment for humanity,” Turkish foreign ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said in a statement. Aksoy also said Turkey had learned of the “tragic” death in custody on Saturday of Uighur poet and musician Abdurehim Heyit. “We’ve learned with great sorrow that dignified poet Abdurehim Heyit, who was sentenced to eight years in prison for his compositions, died in the...

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Feb07

Morality and everyday living

By: Osman Nuri Topbaş Source: Osman Nuri Topbaş Islam is not a life comprised only of belief and acts of worship. In addition to belief and worship, it is the system of exceedingly delicate balances minutely regulating every field of life, such as social relations, morality and especially rights and justice. For Islam is the religion of truth that Allah Almighty, Who created human beings and Who therefore knows them better than they know themselves, revealed in order to teach them how to live in this world. Every discerning believer must deepen in pondering upon the following questions: What is this world? Why did we come here? In which direction are our fleeting days flowing? How must I...

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