SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore named a former speaker of parliament as the multicultural city-state’s first woman president on Wednesday while critics expressed dismay that other candidates were disqualified and the election went uncontested…more: www.reuters.com
The Prophet Muhammad and Constitution of Medina In comparison with the British Magna Carta By Fulla al-Ahmar* I- Introduction Though Arab communities comprised a majority of the population among the people of Medina yet their resources were depleted and their…
The Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wa-sallam) said (which means): “He who relieves a hardship of this Dunya (this earthly life) for a believer, Allah will relieve a hardship of the Day of Resurrection for him;He who makes it easy for an…
Islam: “O Prophet, enjoin your wives and your daughters and the believing women, to draw a part of their outer coverings around them. It is likelier that they will be recognised and not molested. Allah is Most Forgiving, Most Merciful.” (The Holy Quran;33:59)
Before Islam: “So if a woman does not cover her head, she should cut off her hair. If it is a disgrace for a woman to cut off her hair or shave her head, let her cover her own head” (1 Corinthians 11:6 – International Standard Version)
The stories of the British aristocrats who converted to Islam.
In 1913, the Daily Mirror newspaper responded to Lord Headley’s conversion in a story headlined “Irish peer turns to Islam”.
“That the lure of Eastern religions is affecting an increasing number of Europeans, is again shown by the announcement that Lord Headley, an Irish peer, who spent many years in India, has become a convert to Islam,” the article stated…more: .aljazeera.com
“This is the happiness of my life, to see the smiles on people’s faces,” she told CTV News. “Never mind religion or race, I’m there for them.”
Her Montreal apartment is filled with the aroma of rich spices. Curries, chicken patties and stews are cooked fresh every day.
Hussein says her acts of culinary compassion originate from her mother, who she says would cook for up to 1,000 people free of charge…MORE: ctvnews.ca/canada
The imam of a Muslim center in London has been praised for his “bravery and courage” in stopping an angry crowd turning on the driver involved in a van attack. One person died and eight people were wounded, two seriously, after the vehicle rammed into people leaving Ramadan prayers in Finsbury Park, north London, in the early hours of Monday morning. Imam Mohammed Mahmoud, of the Muslim Welfare House, has been hailed a hero for stepping in to protect the suspected attacker, a 48-year-old man, telling the furious mob: “Do not touch him.”…more: http://ktla.com/