brave father died with his two young children when he rushed back into a burning apartment for them after first getting his pregnant wife and toddler out, while other residents dropped a baby to safety out a window, authorities and witnesses said.
“He died for them,” Imam Wissam Abdul Baki of the Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts said of the Somalian father, who died with two of his young children on the second floor of a four-story, 20-unit brick residence at 49 Belmont Ave. in the early morning blaze today…more: bostonherald
The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: “I am like a person who lit a fire and when the surrounding area became bright with light, the moths and insects began to drop in the fire. The person…
Abu Hurairah narrated that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ was asked about that for which people are admitted into Paradise the most, so he ﷺ said: “Taqwa (Fear) of Allah, and good character.” And he ﷺ was asked about that for which people are admitted into the Fire the most, and he ﷺ said: “The mouth and the private parts” Sound Hadith
حضرت ابو ہریرہ سے روایت ہے کہ ایک دفعہ رسول اللہ صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم سے پوچھا گیا کہ کون سی چیز لوگوں کو جنت میں لے جائے گی۔ آپ نے فرمایا: وہ دو چیزیں ہیں خوف الٰہی اور حسن اخلاق۔ پھر آپ سے پوچھا گیا کہ سب سے زیادہ کون سی چیز لوگوں کو جہنم میں لے جائے گی؟ تو آپ نے فرمایا : وہ دو چیزیں ہیں زبان اور شرمگاہ
“Indeed, those for whom the best [reward] has preceded from Us – they are from it far removed.They will not hear its sound, while they are, in that which their souls desire, abiding eternally…” more: quran.com
Joseph Schreiber, dressed in a burnt orange jumpsuit, his wrists and ankles shackled, pleaded no contest during Monday’s hearing before Circuit Judge Steven Levin. A no contest plea is treated the same as a guilty plea. Schreiber answered Levin’s questions in a clear, unwavering voice before sentencing. He was also ordered to pay $10,000 in restitution although damages exceeded $100,000. Because he was declared a habitual offender, he could have received a life sentence…more: usnews
Rebel media in Yemen said the missile targeted an international airport in Jiddah, though Saudi Arabia said it was “intercepted and destroyed” 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Mecca, which is home to the cube-shaped Kaaba that the world’s Muslims pray toward five times a day. The missile launch shows the capability of Yemen’s Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, and their allies to continue to strike Saudi Arabia. It also drew the immediate anger of Saudi citizens, as the protection of Mecca is a key pillar of the Saudi royal family’s prestige and the country’s national identity. .nytimes
A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of committing a hate crime and arson in connection with a Southern California mosque fire.
Carl James Dial Jr., of Palm Desert, was arrested late Friday and faces charges of committing arson, a hate crime and burglary, Riverside County sheriff’s Capt. Andrew Shouse Saturday said in a statement. On Friday night, authorities said they had detained a person of interest, but declined to give details…more: cbsnews.
Just a half hour before their mosque was set ablaze on Saturday, members of the Kawartha Muslim Association were in the building celebrating the birth of a baby, said the president of the association, Kenzu Abdellah.
Shortly after the party left, a neighbour noticed smoke and called 911.
The fire was set deliberately around 11 p.m., police confirmed Sunday. Abdellah said the group left at 10:30 p.m….more: Huffingtonpost.