Tag: Religion

The Easy Way

One of the terms used by the Qur’an during the early Makkan period to describe Islam was Al-Yusraa, or ‘The Easy Way’. This is simply because Islam was, and is the natural way of life. Indeed, whatever is natural for…

Sincerity of Intention

From ‘Umar ibn al-Khattaab (radiyallaahu ‘anhu) who said that Allah’s Messenger (salallaahu ‘alaihi wa’sallam) said: Actions are but by intentions and there is for every person only that which he intended. So he whose migration was for Allaah and His…

Since 9/11, interest in Islam increases locally

Since 9/11, interest in Islam increases locally BY ASMAA ELKEURTI | SEPTEMBER 09, 2011 7:20 AM University of Iowa student Gewiria Fadl entered a Best Buy store in Massachusetts one day in 2002 wearing a traditional Muslim headdress. “Make sure she doesn’t have…

Anti-Islam Protest Shows Lack of Tolerance

Members of the Say No To Hate Coalition hold a counterprotest Tuesday in Tulsa. MIKE SIMONS / Tulsa World By World’s Editorial Writers   The line between tolerance and intolerance was never clearer than it was last week when opposing…

Jewish Women Wearing Burqa: A Disturbing Trend

Newly-religious women walking around covered head-to-toe in black clothes are growing in numbers. Even six-year-old girls are made to hide their faces. Haredi rabbis finally condemn growing trend They arrive there every morning, girls aged six to 10 covered head…