Source : Presstv / 29 Sep 2014
Afghanistan prepares to inaugurate its new president, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, who takes power following a three-month dispute over final results of the country’s presidential election.
Source : Saudi Gazette / 29 Sep 2014
The 39th annual Haj symposium will be held this year under the theme: "Honoring of the Haj rites", Haj Minister Bandar Al-Hajjar announced.
He said prominent Islamic scholars, Fiqh (jurisprudence) experts, researchers, academicians and men of letters from Kingdom and abroad will participate in the annual gathering which will be held soon.
Source : The National / 29 Sep 2014
Almost two thirds of women take no exercise and are overweight, a new health-screening survey suggests.
Nearly a third of women screened were obese, more than a third had a family history of heart disease and half had family members who were diabetic.
Source : IslamReligion / 29 Sep 2014
Haj is one of the five pillars of Islam. Muslims declare that there is no god worthy of worship but Allah and that Muhammad is His messenger; they pray, they fast, they pay obligatory charity, and they go for Haj. Haj is a pilgrimage to the city of Makah in Saudi Arabia. At the mosque and in the surrounding area, Muslims perform prayers and rituals. Haj is an obligatory act performed once in a lifetime by all mentally, physically and financially able Muslims.
Source : Reuters / 29 Sep 2014
Water found in Earth’s oceans, in meteorites and frozen in lunar craters predates the birth of the solar system, a study published on Thursday shows, a finding with implications for the search for life on other planets.
Source : OnIslam and news Agencies / 29 Sep 2014
A ruling by a Kenyan court to ban hijab in a church-sponsored school has outraged Muslim parents and scholars, who deemed the ruling a setback for the freedom of worship in the Eastern African country.
Source : Ilmgate / 27 Sep 2014
Hadhrat Jaabir (R) narrates that Rasulullah sallallahu `alayhi wa sallam said, “You can never be a Mu’min as long as you do not believe in Taqdeer — in its good and its bad — to such an extent that whatever is to happen will not be warded off and whatever is not to happen will not occur.” (Tirmidhi)
Source : Central-mosque.com / 27 Sep 2014
Allah (SWT) takes an Oath by the Ten Nights of Dhul-Hijja1h:
I swear by the dawn, [89:1] and by the Ten Nights, [89:2]
Source : Itar-Tass / 27 Sep 2014
The prices of products affected by the Russia's retaliatory sanctions grew almost three times faster than those of other staples, the Ministry of Economic Development said on Friday.
Source : Presstv / 27 Sep 2014
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says a no-fly zone should be established over Syria, claiming that such a zone is required to protect part of the country from attacks by Syria's air force.