Tag: Children

When Children are Sold in the Iraqi Markets

Several popular Swedish newspapers published about two weeks ago what they called an investigative report by Tracey Christensen and her colleague Thor Bjorn Andersen. The report, clearly highly credible as it was reported from the center of the Iraqi capital…

Child Hajj

As-Sai’b bin Yazid (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: I was seven years old when I was taken to perform Hajj (pilgrimage). This was during the time the Messenger of Allah (PBUH) performed the Hajjat-ul-Wada` (Farewell Pilgrimage). [Al-Bukhari]. Commentary:…

Since 9/11: A light on Islam

By Jeff Brumley If there are any silver linings to the tragedy of 9-11, First Coast Muslims say one of them may be that Northeast Florida’s Islamic community has grown in its outward focus and accessibility, area religious leaders say.…

Poverty Rate Rises in America

Poverty rate rises in America By Annalyn Censky @CNNMoney September 13, 2011: 12:53 PM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Amid a still struggling economy, more people in America fell below the poverty line last year, according to new census data released Tuesday.…