Trump just ended a long tradition of celebrating Ramadan at the White House

In the early days of December 1805, a handful of prominent politicians received formal invitations to join President Thomas Jefferson for a White House dinner. Such entreaties were not uncommon: Jefferson frequently hosted lawmakers for political working dinners at the White House, almost always commencing them about 3:30 in the afternoon, shortly…

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ON GIVING ZAKAT AL-FIṬR AS MONEY INSTEAD OF FOOD

  ZAKATU_L_FITR IT IS SUNNAH   Synopsis: This article seeks to discuss, in moderate detail, the fiqh ruling on giving zakāt al-fiṭr in the form of money instead of staple food item. In this author’s opinion, although it is best to give zakāt al-fītr in staple food, there is no…

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How the war changed Ramadan in Baghdad

How the war changed Ramadan in Baghdad Mohamed al-Azawi and his wife describe how Ramadan traditions have been affected by the ongoing conflict in Iraq. After the US invasion, many families could no longer afford to invite guests to iftar, because many of their breadwinners were either in jail or…

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"Lowering your gaze" by Ameen Olorunnimbe  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

It is a command from your Lord, To the believers, Ramadan a month of mercy, Refrain from eating and drinking, Refrain from looking at which is forbidden, Lower your gaze, Don’t look at anything except that is permitted to you, Refrain from talking about others, Every corner in London, Are…

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Al-hikmah University's Islamic studies lecturer, Sirnucy Lafiagi launches YouTube show  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

It is no longer a news that the Holy month of Ramadan is upon us and it is enjoined on all believers of Allah (S. W. T) to fast in the holy month. The Islamic studies lecturer of Al-hikmah University, Ilorin, kwara state just launched a YouTube show, “Muslim pep…

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