Author: Omolewa Nafeesat bint Yakub

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A FORGOTTEN HEALING – AL HIJAMAH/ CUPPING

A Forgotten Healing – al Hijamah\Cupping Hijaamah comes from the root al-hajm, which means “sucking”, and is used of the action of draining the breast when an infant is suckled. Al-hajjaam is the name given to the cupper, and hijaamah is the name given to this profession. Al-mihjam is the name given to the tool…
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July 5, 2017 0

SLANGS AMONG MUSLIMS, PERMISSABLE OR NOT???

SLANG AMONG MUSLIMS, PERMISSIBLE OR NOT? “He does not utter a statement except that there is an observer by him ready to record it.” [Sûrah Qâf: 18] SubhanALlah… Dwelling on the topic of discussion, putting the above verse as a ‘companion’ will greatly assist our discourse.   Slangs are what? What do they stand for?…
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July 5, 2017 8

Yemen: At least 1,500 dead in cholera outbreak

Yemen: At least 1,500 dead in cholera outbreak The UN says at least 1,500 people have died in a cholera outbreak in Yemen which is the worst ever. The World Health Organization says more than a quarter of a million suspected cases have been registered in the country. But with treatment centres concentrated in cities,…
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July 5, 2017 0

HORLADEY FINS AND GILLS FARM

HORLADEY FINS AND GILLS FARM Fish is a high-protein, low-fat food that provides a range of health benefits. Since the human body can’t make significant amounts of these essential nutrients, fish are an important part of the diet. Also, fish are low in the “bad” fats commonly found in red meat, called omega-6 fatty acids.…
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July 4, 2017 0

‘Isreal, UAE, Egypt plan to install Dahlan Gaza leader’

‘Israel, UAE, Egypt plan to install Dahlan Gaza leader’ Israel’s Haaretz newspaper says the plan aims to “neutralise” the role of Qatar and Turkey in Gaza. Mohammed Dahlan, a former Fatah security chief, lives in UAE [Stringer/Reuters] An editorial board member of Israel’s Haaretz newspaper has said Israel, Egypt and the UAE are planning to…
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June 29, 2017 0

BEING A PIOUS MUSLIMAH

BEING A PIOUS MUSLIMAH As- Salam alaykum waramatullahi wabarakatuh Dear sisters in Islam, I love you for the sake of Allah! What do we understand by being a pious Muslimah? Ma shaa Allah!!! Allah (SWT) asked us to conceal ourselves. Some of us know that and we’ve heard so many lectures from scholars but still…
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June 29, 2017 1

Opinion : SAUDI IS A HOLY LAND – WHAT’S MY OWN WITH QATAR?

SAUDI IS A HOLY LAND – WHAT’S MY OWN WITH QATAR? I have been questioned privately by friends, colleagues and associates about my concern on the imbroglio between the state of Qatar and the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Someone even claimed that my sympathy for the state of Qatar is informed by my loyalty to…
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June 27, 2017 1

Feuding Fatwas Creating Problems For Russia’s Muslims

Feuding Fatwas Creating Problems For Russia’s Muslims And Russian State – OpEd In many federal subjects of the Russian Federation, there are now multiple Muslim Spiritual Directorates each headed by a more or less independent mufti who has the authority to issue fatwas , the Arabic term for “legal opinions,” that are intended to guide…
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June 27, 2017 0

Sitta Shawwal

Sitta Shawwal : ﺷﻮّﺍﻝ Fasting six days of Shawwal after the obligatory fast of Ramadhan is Sunnah Mustahabbah, not wajib . It is recommended for the Muslim to fast six days of Shawwal, and in this there is great virtue and an immense reward. Whoever fasts these six days will have recorded for him a…
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June 26, 2017 0

EID-UL-FITR

‘Eid-ul-Fitr’ It had been the practice of the Holy Prophet that he did not sleep in the night preceding the day of ‘Eid ul –fitr. This night has been named in a Hadith as, ‘THE NIGHT OF REWARD’. It means that Allah Almighty bestows his rewards to those who have spent the month of Ramadhan…
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June 25, 2017 0