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Restaurant run by Muslim refugee chosen ‘The Nicest Place in America’ in 2018

What a restaurant run by a Muslim refugee and chosen ‘The Nicest Place in America’ for 2018 by ‘Reader’s Digest’ can teach us about how to promote interfaith harmonyDid you know that the immensely popular international magazine ‘Reader’s Digest’ chose an eatery run by Yassin Terou, a Muslim refugee from war-torn Syria, as ‘The Nicest Place in America’ for the …

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Democracy has never been stated ‘haram’ by the Qur’an, neither choosing a leader by vote system is haram in Hadith

I wish to present three perspectives of Islam concerning the concept of choosing a “leader” in Malaysia. This article is inspired by Abdul Hadi Awang’s clarion call to Muslims to choose his narrow-minded brand of Islam, perhaps for the upcoming Cameron Highland by-election. I will describe the views of Hadi, Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin, and Muslim scholar Dr …

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E-MODESTY: UNVEILING FACEBOOK & WHATSAPP

To maintain the focus on the subject at hand, let us seclude this discussion to one aspect of the internet, a social networking site: Facebook. It is a well known fact that facebook is not very secure but despite these risks, facebook has its social benefits which most of us prioritise. But the focus of this discussion is to use …

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OBEDIENCE TO THE HOLY PROPHET: Mercy of Allah (SWT)

(Based on lectures by Shaykh-ul-Islam, Dr, Muhammad Tahir­ul-Qadri). Prophet (SAW) turned his face towards the Ka’abah and the direction of prayer was fixed according to the wish of the Prophet (SAW), which makes it evident that the pleasure of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) is certainly the pleasure of Allah (SWT). This concept is further elaborated when in the Quran it …

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Madrasa Curriculumn-Dars-e-Nizami Indian madrasas of course, Drs-e-Nizami: Controversy rich content and beautiful spiritual why free Islamic teachings?

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KADER KHAN MARHUM: A LITTLE-KNOWN ASPECT OF HIS LIFE

Early Tuesday morning, the veteran actor-writer-comedian Kader Khan passed away in Canada. Some years earlier in March 2009, Kader Khan made contact with Jamia Al-Karam and spoke with the Vice-Principal Bakhtyar Pirzada al-Azhari as he was seeking the written works of Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada, in particular the books on Arabic Grammar and Qur’an commentary – Imdad al-Sarf, Imdad …

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