Author: Johnson Ayomide

Know Islam, Know Paradise

Inter-Religious Marriage

Marriage is the legally or formally recognized union of two people as partners in a personal relationship (historically and in some jurisdictions specifically a union between a man and a woman). In Islam, marriage is very important aspect of the religion, an highly rewarding act which abandoning it without any genuine reason is totally forbidden.…
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August 23, 2017 0

HIJAB WEARERS ARE UNAVOIDABLY RICH

It never occurred to me. I never thought of it. I never realised it until I accidentally, briefly heard a conversation between some two muslim women – one in an all-covering hijab, the other in a head-to-bosom hijab. I really did not know the genesis of the dialogue. But I was doubly sure that one…
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August 23, 2017 0

HEAR OUR CRY (Syrians plea to Muslims).

They plunder us to our shirts; shackled in flatirons,   Pinned helpless to the floor,   Satiators of their lustful orgies,   Sonorous cries in vain,   Outroared by missiles from clouldless skies,   Maternal wails of anguish,   Of a mother in painfull loss,   Of a just son,   Unjustly slained,   Burned…
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August 23, 2017 0

Sultan declares Sept. 1, as Sallah day

      The Sultan of Sokoto and Chairman Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared Sept. 1, 2017 as Eid-el-Kabir  day. This is contained in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, the Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs to the Sokoto Sultanate Council. The statement, made available to the…
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August 23, 2017 0

Misgoded reading continued

Click here for previous session   Word of God   It was then that I began to look into the seams of your doctrine. I wanted only to pick at a single knot; but when I had got that undone, the whole thing raveled out. And then I understood that it was all machine­sewn. —Henrik Ibsen, Ghosts, Act II Jesus is identified in the Holy Qur’an as a “Word” from Allah. Surah 3:45 reads, “Behold! the angels said: “O Mary! Allah gives you glad tidings of a Word from Him: his name will be the Messiah, the son of Mary, held in honor in this world and the Hereafter and of (the company of) those nearest to Allah” (TMQ 3:45). In biblical contrast, John 1:1…
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August 22, 2017 0

At-Tauhid reading continued

Click here for previous session     To vow to other than Allah is an act of Shirk   Allah the Most Exalted said: “They (are those who) fulfill (their) vows, and they fear a Day whose evil will be wide- spreading.” (76:7)   Allah the Most Exalted also said: “And whatever you spend for…
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August 22, 2017 0

Raqqa: US-led attacks ‘kill 100 civilians’ in 48 hours

Women and children among the dead as a barrage of US-led coalition raids hit ISIL-held city. Smoke rises after an air attack during fighting between SDF members and ISIL fighters in Raqqa on Sunday [Zohra Bensemra/Reuters] At least 100 civilians have been killed over the past 48 hours by US-led air attacks targeting fighters in…
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August 22, 2017 0

Iraqi forces make gains against ISIL in Tal Afar push

As battle for ISIL-held city of Tal Afar intensifies, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis makes unannounced visit to Iraq. Military forces are reportedly moving from the western and northeastern front of Tal Afar [AFP] US-backed Iraqi forces say they are making gains in their ongoing push to dislodge ISIL fighters from the northern city of Tal…
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August 22, 2017 0

Hajj riders finally made it to Hajj

Eight British Muslims have reached Medina in Saudi Arabia, after cycling for more than 2,000 miles to perform the Hajj pilgrimage.  The men completed the challenge in under six weeks after riding through parts of Britain, France, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Italy, Greece and Egypt. Known as the Hajj riders, the eight cyclists come from across…
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August 22, 2017 0

Saudi Arabia declares Eid al-Adha on September 1

Saudi Arabia officially declares Friday, September 1 the first day of Eid al-Adha 2017. “Eid Mubarak” in Arabic means “blessed celebration” and is a common greeting for Eid [Al Jazeera] Saudi Arabia’s High Judicial Court has announced that, based on confirmed sightings of the new moon crescent on Tuesday, the first day of Eid al-Adha 1438 will be Friday,…
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