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May15

Getting life in order around the 5 daily prayers

By: Musa Sach Adam Source: HDMS Blog Many of us, if not all of us only have 24 hours in a day to get everything done, before the wheels are in motion once again. In our day the most important task is to pray the 5 daily obligatory prayers within their prescribed time and fit all else that we have to do around these 5 times. Here are some tips in order to make it easy by the permission and grace of Allah (subhana’wata’ala) * Have a set routine of getting one’s night sleep regularly and try and get an amount of sleep as prescribed in this article (if not a night shift worker of course – and if this is the case you have to come up with a plan that suits your individual circumstances) * Know...

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May14

Senegal: Saudi and Iran clash for religious influence

By: Tim Cocks and Bozorgmehr Sharafedin Source: Reuters via MuslimVillage DAKAR (Reuters) – In an upmarket suburb of Senegal’s seaside capital, a branch of Iran’s Al-Mustafa University teaches Senegalese students Shi’ite Muslim theology, among other subjects. The branch director is Iranian and a portrait of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei hangs on his office wall. The teaching includes Iranian culture and history, Islamic science and Iran’s mother tongue, Farsi; students receive free food and financial help. The university is a Shi’ite outpost in a country where Sufism, a more relaxed, mystical and apolitical form of Sunni Islam, is the...

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May14

US and EU in talks about expanding laptop travel ban

By: Alan Levin, Mary Schlangenstein, and Christopher Jasper Source: Bloomberg News U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly will meet with European Commission officials in Brussels next week to discuss prohibiting passengers bound for America from carrying laptops and other electronic devices in airliner cabins. Kelly on Friday talked with European commissioners Dimitris Avramopoulos and Violeta Bulc. Even though European airports and airlines are preparing for a ban, no action has been announced as officials continue their talks. Avramopoulos told Kelly that the threat affects the EU and the U.S. in the same way and so the response should be made in common, according to a summary of...

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