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THE SOILED IMAGE OF ‘ALFAS’

THE SOILED IMAGE OF ‘ALFAS’ By Sanni K. Yusuf I once had something to do with one of the bigwigs in southwestern Nigeria. To perfect what bonded us, we needed to have a face-to-face encounter, which made him give me an invite to his residential mansion. Don’t be bored. Keep reading. I want to make…
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Cartoon for Our Kids About Solat!

By Funsho Animashaun Assalam alaekum everyone. My 2 year old boy surprises me every time he goes with me to Masjids. He is always curious to do whatever I do. He is indeed a copy-cat. Surprisingly, Most of our kids do same. Many of us don’t even know that we all started observing solats right…
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ANGER

  Anger ﺍﻟﻐَﻀَﺐ Anger is one of the evil whispers of Shaytaan, which leads to so many evils and tragedies, of which only Allaah knows their full extent. For this reason Islam has a great deal to say about this bad characteristic, and the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) described cures…
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MY IRREPLACEABLE MOTHER

She took patience to get hooked up by a fatherly husband, from whose exemplary responsibleness I was nurtured to be great. When she conceived of me in that elastically tiny abode, I unavoidably troubled her well-being for not less than 270 days. My mother vomited numberlessly as I was enjoyably growing in her womb. She…
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BENEATH THE VEIL & A FEAST FOR THE BEASTS

Beneath the veil   Dressed with the clothes of dignity,   A veil drawn over a gaze of impurity,   A giver of impunity   A messiah against friability,   Beneath the veil   Under the opaque garment,   Like a subterranean serpent,   Her religion she holds with fervent,   Beneath the veil, very…
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At-Tauhid reading continued

  Click here for previous session. Important issues of the Chapter 1) It is the way of the followers of Prophet Muhammad (May the peace and blessing of Allah be upon him) to call people to Islam. 2) Stress upon sincerity of intention, for many who supposedly call to the truth merely call to themselves.…
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Misgoded reading continued

Click here for previous session Just as Arab Christians identify God as “Allah,” and just as the Bible employs ther royalplural both in pronouns and in the proper name Elohim, Western Christians can  adopt the same practice without compromising their creed. But faith need not depend on such issues, when there remains a more relevant point to ponder: Regardless of His name, how does God command mankind to understand Him? Understanding of God Those who agree with us may not be right, but we admire their astuteness. —Cullen Hightower   The Jewish understanding of God is relatively concrete, despite the vast differences between Orthodox, Conservative, Reform and Hasidic Judaism in other matters. Throughout Judaism, the One­ness of God remains the primary attribute of the Creator, followed by many others, including justice, love, mercy, omniscience, omnipresence, omnipotence, sovereignty, truth, wisdom, self­existence, goodness,…
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President Kenyatta takes early lead against Odinga

President Kenyatta leads partial results but the opposition say the counting process was flawed and dispute the tally. Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has taken an early lead as results from national polls rolled in on Wednesday, the election board said, but the opposition dismissed the numbers as “fake” and said their own tally showed they were…
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Reciting Sūrah Al-Fātihah behind the Imām in Prayer

Shaikh Al-Fawzan (may Allah preserve him) stated:   The Majority of the scholars hold the position that the recital of Surah Al-Fātihah is obligatory, and that the one who does not recite it, then his prayer is invalid, due to the saying of the Prophet (ﷺ): “There is no prayer for the one who does…
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More than $84,000 raised after Minnesota mosque bombing

Director of Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center says ‘good people outnumber one bad guy’ after attack during morning prayers . FBI agents were called to investigate the Minnesota mosque bombing [File: David Joles/AP Photo] The director of the Minnesota mosque that was bombed earlier this week has thanked the community for an outpouring of support the centre…
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