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Pogba says becoming Muslim made him ‘better person’

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba says being Muslim has helped him find inner peace and become a better person.

The French footballer hasn't always been religious. In an interview with British daily The Times' Life Times, Pogba said his mother practiced Islam but didn't raise her three sons as Muslims.

Pogba became interested in Islam as an adult through his friends, and after going through hard times, he decided to commit himself to practicing Islam. Last month he was pictured performing umrah pilgrimage to Mecca.

 

Demba Ba “Feels Free” as Muslim in Turkey

Moving from France, Belgium, Germany, and the UK teams before landing in Istanbul Başakşehir, Senegalese devout Muslim footballer Demba Ba says he is very happy to play in a Muslim-majority country where he has freedom to fulfill his religious obligations, Daily Sabah reported on July 17.

“I am a Muslim and work in a Muslim country. I’m very happy to fulfill my religious obligations. Turkey provides religious freedom. I can go to the mosque to pray whenever I want,” the Senegalese Muslim player expressed.

 

The inventor of clocks

The elephant clock was a medieval invention by al-Jazari (1136–1206), consisting of a weight powered water clock in the form of an Asian elephant.

An ingenious man called al-Jazari from Diyarbakir in South-East Turkey was a pious Muslim and a highly skilled engineer who gave birth to the concept of automatic machines. By 1206, al-Jazari had made numerous clocks of all shapes and sizes.

 

Muslim Scientist’s New Tool Can ‘Listen to Bacterial Communicate’ to Curb Infections

A female Muslim nanotechnologist has revolutionized a new tool that can ‘listen to bacterial communication’ in a way that could help curb antibiotic resistance and accurately diagnose a group of diseases in a matter of seconds, Daily Mail reported.

“The new technology used within my test is able to pick up bacteria and make a diagnosis within 30 seconds. I hope it will allow doctors to prescribe specific drugs straight away, reducing the use of blanket treatments or guesswork,” explained Dr. Fatima Al-Zahraa Al-Atraktchi.

 

Muslim Tacko Fall Conquers NBA Fans’ Hearts

It’s not just because of his towering stature which goes up to 2.31m and allows him to dunk while standing on his tiptoes.

But basketball experts consider him to be the NBA’s brightest new star in 2019 due to his unique style of playing as well, Religion News reported.

Elhadji Tacko Sereigne Diop Fall, the 23-year-old Senegalese Muslim, who was born in Dakar, went from an undrafted rookie to the most beloved basketballer in America’s premier NBA league.

 

7 Qualities loved by Allah

Source : Waytoislam.tumblr.com / 24 Jan 2013

Allāh reveals in the Qur’ān:

1. Tawbāh (Repentance)

“For Allāh loves those who turn to Him constantly (in repentance).” (Sūra Al Baqārah | 2:222)

 

Muslim “Schindler” risked life to save Jews in wartime Paris

By Henry Samuel |Telegraph UK| 22 Dec 2011

A Muslim “Oskar Schindler” saved the lives of thousands of Iranian Jews in wartime Paris, risking all to help compatriots escape the Nazis, a new book claims.

 

Praying five times a day with a busy work schedule

by Daliah Merzaban
Source: Huffington Post

Before I genuinely began to cultivate and nurture my relationship with God, I regarded the five daily prayers that Islam enjoins on believers as laborious. It seemed impractical to expect that I would be able to stop what I was doing during my busy work schedule to take time out and pray.

 
 

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