Source : QHA / 23 Sep 2014
An Amnesty International report has criticized the failure of the United States in the investigation into the killing of civilians as a result of operations carried out by its troops in Afghanistan.
Source : AP / 23 Sep 2014
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas said on Monday that he will demand an international resolution that would set a timetable for ending Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories when he speaks to the UN General Assembly this week.
Source : Arab news / 23 Sep 2014
The $22.5 billion metro project — called King Abdulaziz Project for Riyadh Public Transport — is a linchpin of the Saudi capital’s modernization program. It will be the backbone of the Saudi capital’s public transport system and a key component of growth.
Source : Reuters / 23 Sep 2014
Myanmar gave citizenship on Monday to 209 Muslims displaced by sectarian violence, after the first phase of a project aimed at determining the status of about a million Rohingya whose claims to nationality have been rejected in the past.
Source : IslamWeb / 22 Sep 2014
Hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam and it was enjoined by Allaah on the Muslims to be performed once during one's lifetime. This pillar is observed during the month of Thul-Hijjah.
Building and Purifying the Ka`bah:
Source : 22 Sep 2014
Israeli occupation authorities demolished 20 Palestinian tombs on Sunday in Al-Yousefiyeh Cemetery near Al-Asbat Gate of Al-Aqsa Mosque, Al-Resalah news agency reported.
The cemetery is adjacent to the Eastern Wall of Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem. The Israeli authorities demolished the tombs, belonging to Palestinian families from Jerusalem, claiming that they were built on lands appropriated by the state.
Source : OnIslam / 22 Sep 2014
The first ever international halal tourism conference opens on Monday, September 22, in Granada, Spain, bringing in key players in the global industry to share the latest outbreaks achieved in the lucrative Muslim industry.
Source : MuslimVillage / 22 Sep 2014
BISMILLĀHIR RAHMĀNIR RAHĪM
Glory to Allāh and Salutations on Rasulullāh Sallallāhu ‘alayhi wasallam
This Dunyā, with all its glitter and glamour, is a very enticing place. At times we get so carried away by it that we become its slave and forget our Rabb. We start living a life that is totally against the commands of Allāh Ta’ala and the Sunnāh of Rasulullāh (Sall-Allāhu ‘alayhi wasallam).
Source : FaithinAllah / 22 Sep 2014
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful
An-Nawawi records in his book Riyad us-Saliheen:
Source : TheNational / 22 Sep 2014
Residents believe police will treat them with respect regardless of their nationality and social standing.
About 8 in 10 (79 per cent) residents surveyed in a poll believe the police in their emirate would treat them fairly if they had dealings with them, while 66 per cent believed police treated all people equally.