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Oct20

Locals affected with collapse of Turkey-Syria cease-fire

By: Heather Murdock Source: VOA News QAMSESHLI, SYRIA – A smattering of celebratory bullets lit up the sky like fireworks in towns in northeastern Syria on Thursday night, but by Friday afternoon the mood was more somber. The terms of the five-day cease-fire were becoming more clear. The Turkish pause in hostilities was contingent upon Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces moving farther back from the border, which SDF forces have said they will not do. On Friday evening, the SDF released a statement declaring the cease-fire had failed. “Attacks with artillery fire, tanks, heavy weapons and airstrikes continued nonstop,” reads the statement. “As legitimate...

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Oct01

Human Appeal Australia and partners raise funds for Bankstown Lidcombe Hospital Birthing Unit

Sydney Muslim Cyclists Charity ride By: Alsu Kurlow Source: MuslimVillage On Sunday the 29th of September 2019, Human Appeal Australia & Sydney Muslim Cyclists held a community event including a charity ride followed by a free sausage sizzle at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital. The event aimed at raising funds for the Birthing unit at the hospital as a part of a designated campaign organised by Human Appeal Australia to raise the required funds. The charity ride started at 6.00 am from the Hospital with approximately 80 cyclists joined by Mr Jihad Dib, MP; Clr. Bilal El-Hayek, Deputy Mayor of the City of Canterbury Bankstown. The event was attended by the hospital’s management and...

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Sep08

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 9th of September 2019. 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 specifically on...

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