Author: Aaminah Qasim

Know Islam, Know Paradise

SMALL BUT BIG BY SANNI KAY YUSUF

  There are several grievous sins in the sight of Allah that are deeply, routinely rooted in people’s daily attitudes. One of such is tale bearing – talking ill of someone behind him. If a neighbour or a friend had a baby last year and she is carrying another pregnancy this year, of what disadvantage…
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January 22, 2018 0

If they but Know!

THEY DO NO GOOD AND SEE NO GOOD. Many people who do no good are incapable of appreciating good. The nuisance caused by those who go about tongue lashing those who use one or two religious scriptures to invite others to their own way has gotten to its climax, I’m a Muslim and I’ll address…
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January 18, 2018 0

Shouldn’t Carnivals Be Banned??

Introduction Carnival typically involves a public celebration or parade combining some elements of a circus, masks, and a public street party. People wear masks and costumes during many such celebrations, allowing them to lose their everyday individuality and experience a heightened sense of social unity. Excessive consumption of alcohol, meat, and other foods proscribed during…
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January 13, 2018 0

Toronto Muslim girl ‘scared’ after attacker cuts hijab

‘What you’re doing is really wrong, you should not act like this, and especially, I’m a kid,’ Khawlah Noman said, addressing her attacker [Chris Helgren/Reuters]   Police in the Canadian city of Toronto are investigating a possible hate crime after an 11-year-old Muslim girl was attacked by a man who allegedly tried to cut off…
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January 13, 2018 0

Nigerians displaced by Boko Haram barter to survive

Aisha Umaru (L) holds a basin of milk as Umaru Usman Kaski holds firewood at the Bakasi IDP camp, Maiduguri, Nigeria. AFOLABI SOTUNDE/REUTERS Maiduguri, Nigeria –  Cash is not king at Bakasi’s internally displaced persons (IDP) camp. With little money to hand at the best of times, and the food aid often not what they want, bartering has become an…
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January 12, 2018 0

THE MUSLIM WOMAN AND THE NURSING PROFESSION.

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January 12, 2018 0

Ahlu-sorrow, not Ahlus-Sunnah

  Who are those impious, deranged muslims that, as rumoured, do present packs of tin milk to their mothers, supposedly and in their figment, as a commensurate reward for the many-month breast-milk they were nurtured with? Unveil their identities! Let’s find them wherever they are, even if it requires journeying for decades barefooted! Let’s pay…
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January 9, 2018 0

Jordan allows one-off aid drop to Rukban border camp

The makeshift Rukban camp is home to at least 55,000 refugees [File: AP] Authorities in Jordan have allowed a one-off delivery of UN humanitarian aid to tens of thousands of displaced persons from Syria along the two countries’ border, according to Jordanian state media. The remote Rukban refugee camp, which is home to at least 55,000 refugees, received food and other…
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January 9, 2018 0

Israel bans entry for 20 groups over BDS support

Israel bans entry for 20 groups over BDS support A BDS supporter demonstrates in the South African city of Cape Town [Getty Images] Bethlehem, occupied West Bank – Israel has published a list of 20 international groups whose members will be barred from entering the country due to their support for the Boycott, Divestment and…
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January 9, 2018 0

Egypt hosts ‘told to convince viewers’ over Jerusalem

Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital sparked protests throughout the Middle East, Asia and elsewhere [Getty Images] A report by the New York Times has said that while Egypt’s government was publicly condemning a US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a state intelligence officer was asking influential TV hosts in the country to persuade…
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January 8, 2018 0