Category: Teen matters

Men and Women Can’t Be “Just Friends” – Scientific American

New research suggests that there may be some truth to this possibility—that we may think we’re capable
of being “just friends” with members of the opposite sex, but the opportunity (or perceived opportunity) for “romance” is often lurking just around the corner, waiting to pounce at the most inopportune moment…more:  scientificamerican.com/

Islam says:”The Believers, men and women, are protectors one of another: they enjoin what is just, and forbid what is evil: they observe regular prayers, practise regular charity, and obey Allah and His Messenger. On them will Allah pour His mercy: for Allah is Exalted in power, Wise” (9-71)

THIS IS WHAT IT FEELS LIKE TO BE A TEEN MUSLIM GROWING UP IN AMERICA

“There are Muslim families out there who experience hatred every day because of who they are. The most tragic thing is that these hate crimes often go unexplained or overlooked by others.”

 “I’m not asking for sympathy or pity. I’m not asking for a simple hashtag on social media. I’m asking for more than that..MORE: MTV.COM

FBI Recommended ‘Complete Idiot’s Guide,’ Anti-Muslim Books To New Agents

That’s the type of information included in a 62-page slideshow (PDF) produced by the FBI’s Law Enforcement Communications Unit,  …more talkingpointsmemo

 

I was forced to accept Islam!

By Danielle LoDuca OnIslam.net
I never aspired to be a Muslim. I didn’t even want to be a Christian. The whole concept of ‘organized religion’ was distasteful. I sought to use my mind, not resort to some ancient book for assistance in living my life. If…MORE:

Artists pay tribute to the Muslim Syrian Boy, whose tiny body washed up on a Turkish beach

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Twelve Syrian migrants drowned Wednesday when two boats sank in (  ) Turkish waters as they were heading towards the Greek island of Kos, in the latest tragedy to hit migrants in the Aegean.

But attention has focused on three-year-old Aylan, whose tiny body was photographed washed up on a beach in the resort of Bodrum in an image that quickly became a viral symbol of the tragedy of refugees….

more:  .i24news.tv

Forget French and Mandarin – Arabic is the language to learn, says the British Council

With more than 300 million people speaking it, no wonder the British Council is promoting its teaching in schools.The 10-year-old was looking at the card in front of him which showed an image of a fish. “Samak,” he said decisively..He and his classmates at Horton Park primary school, in Bradford, have been learning Arabic for three years now, courtesy of a drive by the British Council to boost the take-up of the language in state schools.His teacher, Saleh Patel – one of the few Arabic teachers working full-time in a British primary school – had told the class to link the pictures on the cards with the correct word in Arabic to describe them…more: independent.co.uk