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How To Prepare For Ramadan – Are You Ready?

Source : Quranreading.com / 3 June 2013

(In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful, all praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger)

“O you who believe! Observing al-sawm (the fasting) is prescribed for you as it was prescribed for those before you, that you may become al-muttaqoon (the pious).”(Quran al-Baqarah 2:183)

 

An-Nawawi on the Virtue of Kindness to Women

By Abu Amina Elias / 1 June 2013

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

An-Nawawi records in his book, Riyad us-Saliheen:

Allah said:

وَعَاشِرُوهُنَّبِالْمَعْرُوفِ

“Live with them in kindness.” Surah An-Nisa 4:19

 

Does Islam give a father the right to force his daughter to marry?

By Ali-Gomaa.com / 30 May 2013

Question:

 Does Islam give a father the right to force his daughter to marry someone that she doesn’t want to marry? Can a woman end a marriage in Islam or is that solely the right of the man?

Answer:

 

Is it prohibited to remove the hair between the two eyebrows?

Source : Ali-Gomaa.com / 29 May 2013

Question:

I am a teacher and my husband passed away; is it permissible for me to return to my work before the mourning period for my husband ends? Please note that it is the beginning of the school year and I am not eligible for any kind of leave.

 

U.N. to unveil maternal healthcare drive, targets Muslim countries

Source : Al Arabiya / 23 May 2013

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), will launch two new initiatives to improve maternal health in some of the most-hard-to-reach areas around the world, according to a statement on Wednesday.

 

Education in Islamic History

Source : LostIslamichistory.com / 22 May 2013

From the very earliest days of Islam, the issue of education has been at the forefront at the minds of the Muslims. The very first word of the Quran that was revealed to Prophet Muhammad ﷺwas, in fact, “Read”. Prophet Muhammad ﷺonce stated that “Seeking knowledge is mandatory for all Muslims.” With such a direct command to go out and seek knowledge, Muslims have placed huge emphasis on the educational system in order to fulfill this obligation placed on them by the Prophet ﷺ.

 

International museum of Women art exhibit works to dispel Muslim stereotyping

By Faiza Elmasry / 13 May 2013

The online Muslima exhibition, by the International Museum of Women, highlights the individuality of Muslim women and the rich diversity of their thoughts and contributions. The exhibit’s curator says one of the goals is to dispel negative stereotypes.

 

Lawyer wears headscarf in court for first time

Source : Doğan News / 3 Apr 2013

A female lawyer has for the first time entered a Turkish court wearing a headscarf, following the revoking of a regulation banning the headscarf in judicial institutions by the Council of State.

Attorney Şule Dağlı Gökkılıç wore her headscarf during a hearing in a libel suit in the Istanbul district of Kadıköy’s criminal court. As the new regulation had yet to be officially put into force, the judge noted in the court’s records that Gökkılıç was wearing her headscarf on duty.

 

Al-Qubaisi becomes first woman to chair UAE house session

By Al Arabiya / 25 Jan 2013

Dr. Amal Abdullah al-Qubaisi chaired the UAE’s sixth House session, becoming the first ever woman to do so.

She is currently the first deputy speaker of the Federal National Council (FNC) and represents the success of Emirati women in achieving participation in the country’s decision-making process.

 

Islam and sensuality: Muslim fashion designer covers up

By Sebastian Smith | AFP | 05 Sep 2012

Designers love to push boundaries in the search for that sexy catwalk look, but Nzinga Knight, an American Muslim, takes an even more daring tack: covering her models up.

At New York Fashion Week, which starts Thursday, impossibly tall, slinky creatures will sashay down the runways at Lincoln Center in clothes that can leave little to the imagination.

 
 

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