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Country of Kings

By S.M.H.Akbar /Haj and Umra magazine/Jeddah/June 2009 

Ancient Ghana derived power and wealth from gold and the introduction of the camel as the Trans-Saharan trade increased the quantity of goods that wre transported. 

ISLAM in Ghana is said to have been brought by traders. Much of the information about Ghana comes from the Arab writers. Al-Hamdani, for example, describes Ghana as having the richest gold mines on earth. These mines were situated at Bambuk, on the upper Senegal River.


Son of Syria’s grand mufti, professor killed in ambush near Ibla University

By Al Arabiya And Agencies /DUBAI

A son of Syria’s Grand Mufti, Shiekh Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun, has been shot dead near Ibla University on the Idleb-Aleppo highway, Syria's official news agency, SANA reported.



Sufism and Reform

By Essam Harrira /

A galaxy of 300 renowned Muslim scholars, mostly Sufis, intellectuals, and community leaders from more than 35 countries from around the world gathered in Cairo in September 24 to 26 in order to discuss the Sufi contributions to reform. The 3-day conference, which entitled “Sufism: An Authentic Way of Reform”, was held under the auspices of Dr. Ahmad At-Tayyeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and organized by Al-`Ashirah Al-Muhammadeyah, one of the Egypt’s leading Sufi bodies.


France Muslims Plead for Mosques

PARIS - Facing a rarity of mosques and an official ban on street prayers, France's Muslims are pleading for more worship places to accommodate their religious needs.

“We don't want to bother people,” a worshipper told Press TV.

“Friday prayer is vital to Islam and every group deserves to properly practice religion. Here we're still praying on pavement.”

Last month, a ban on street prayers came into effect in the capital Paris.


Debating Post-Revolution Islamic State

CAIRO - As election season approaches in Tunisia and Egypt, many debates are going in the Arab region on the nature of an expected Islamic state that will succeed decades of despotism and suppression of authoritarian and ostensibly secular governments.

“That's the struggle of the future,” Azzam Tamimi, a scholar and the author of a biography of a Tunisian Islamist, Rachid Ghannouchi, told The New York Times on Friday, September 30.


In Yemen, One Islamist Is Dead, but the Battle Goes On


SANA, Yemen — Despite the death of Anwar al-Awlaki, the infamous Yemeni-American cleric who was a propagandist for aspiring jihadists around the globe, Yemen’s battle against Al Qaeda is far from complete, as security forces fought over the weekend against Islamic militants who control large areas of territory in the country’s restive south.


Branches of Tariqah

Sermon by Shaykh Said Afandi al-Chirkawi in the village of Lower Kazanische, Dagestan

Some people think we do not recognize Abdurahman Sughuri. But who really wants to know the truth, he knows; and who does not, will never do. How can we reject him? Take for example a tree trunk. The trunk has branches. All branches grow on the same tree, and there is no difference between them. Some people collect the fruit on this branch, and the others collect on the different branch. They keep to their branches and do not swap them.


Consumer behavior for Islamic credit cards

Consumer behavior for Islamic credit card is outstanding. People are eager to adopt this new form of E-banking because they knew the advantages of such great services. These credit cards has different criteria’s these credit cards are not only available for rich person but for the middle man as well. So everybody have access and these Islamic credit cards are for all. 


Report: U.S. blocks $200 million in aid to Palestine

By Haaretz | Washington / 01 Oct 2011

The United States Congress has blocked nearly $200m in aid to the Palestinians, the U.K’s Independent newspaper reported on Saturday.

The aid, which was destined for projects related to food aid, health care, and state building efforts, was to have been transferred to the Palestinian Authority during the U.S. fiscal year that ends today, according to the report.


US Congress urged to reject Bahraini arms sale

By Jim Lobe : Inter Press Service | Washington / 29 Sept 2011

More than a dozen U.S. and international human rights and arms control groups are urging Congress to block a proposed 53- million-dollar arms sale to Bahrain, which hosts the U.S. Fifth Fleet, until it ends its crackdown against the opposition and adopts serious reforms.


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