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In the UK, USA, KSA etc., a newborn is named before the mother is discharged from the hospital. This I reliably gathered from friends scattered all over diaspora. They said for every child born, the country's demographic data is...
On a Saturday morning she was delivered of a bouncing baby girl, and indelible indeed was the nine-month rigour of pregnancy and the one-day labour ordeal. A few days later, the husband announced Sunday (the 7th day) as the...
The amīrah (Muslim prefect), her deputy (who doubled as the assistant headgirl of the school) and a concerned Muslim colleague of theirs paid the principal a rare visit to request the use of hijāb on their uniform. Rather than...
I knew a man. Anything under skirt, irrespective of the age, was succulent to feast on. That, to him, was one of the things that defined worldly enjoyments. This he would shamelessly do not minding that those women had...
"If what a prophet proclaims in the name of the Lord does not take place, or come true, that is a message that the Lord has not spoken." Deuteronomy 18:22. The night of December 31st is usually greeted with prophecies...
It was Salāh time. The boy nearest to the mic - as habitual of me - was charged with the iqāmah. His corresponding countenance depicted rejection but I rather looked away. So he could not but do it as...
When the prophet got to Madīnah as ordered his Lord, he met the natives therein on certain festivities. Rather than join in their commemoration, he called them to the divinely prescribed ones – 'īdul Fitr and Adhā – as...
People talk of the ember-months as though they were originated by the Lucifer. They are scared of them, and consequently have others scared with unpleasant tales of auto-crash that had happened in them. For this reason, some do away...
A man ran to the imām very shortly after Salātul Jumu'ah. He requested his arbitration into the skirmish between his two wives whom he had tactically brought to the masjid. The said man just got a thāniyah and his...
The reward for doing Salah in congregation is twenty-seven, or twenty-five, at least, as evident in the tradition of the holy Prophet. Lailatul Qadr which has a chapter dedicated to it in the Qur'ān is better than one thousand...

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