Tag: Years

The Prophet Muhammad  has urged people to fast this day. Abu Qataadah narrated that the Prophet Muhammad  was asked about observing the fast on the day of ‘Arafah, he replied: “’Arafah’s fasting removes the sins of two years: the last and thecoming year.”(Muslim)- NOTE: MAJOR SINS REQUIRES TAWBAH

Couple Married for 70 Years Dies Within Minutes of Each Other

A few minutes that formed the time difference between the death of a 90-year-old Turkish couple, who lived with each other for 70 years, in the southern state of Antalya.

The pair “satisfied Yilmaz” and “Abdul Rahman Yilmaz” and passed away at the age of 92 years, on Friday, on the hours of 07:30 and 07: 56 Tualia (Greenwich +2), a difference of 26 minutes between them….MORE: Beirutobserver./google-translate

Don McCullin: The Interview

Homeless men sleeping while standing, Whitechapel, London, c1970Homeless men sleeping while standing, Whitechapel, London, c1970
DON McCULLIN Just because I’m 83 doesn’t mean to say I have to sit here waiting to die. I’m still open to discovery. I was recently in Yemen where I spent a day with a general and his troops, photographing a lot of people whose limbs had been blown off by landmines. That evening I flew back in a Black Hawk helicopter escorted by an Apache gunship. I thought, how bloody weird – normally people like me are in a nursing home, but here I am travelling back from a war zone,….  ….more: Tate

Arsonist in Texas mosque fire sentenced to 24 years in prison

Arsonist gets 24 years in jail for Texas mosque fireA man convicted of burning down a Texas mosque because he feared Muslims will spend more than 24 years in a federal prison. Marq Vincent Perez learned his fate on Wednesday, three months after he was found guilty of a hate crime and for using a fire to commit a felony in the Jan. 28, 2017 burning of the Victoria Islamic Center….more:  /abc13.com

Typhoon Jebi: Japan hit by strongest storm of 25 years

Do you feel secure that He Who is in the heaven *25 will not cause the earth to cave in with you, and then suddenly it will begin to rock violently? Or do you feel secure that He who [holds authority] in the heaven would not send against you a storm of stones? Then you would know how [severe] was My warning. (The Holy Qur’an)

Old/New: Ikaria Man,102(?) Dies 36 Years After Cancer Diagnosis

moraitis stStamatis Moraitis, the dear “grandpa” of international media, who did not remember his exact age – 98 or 102- passed away, 36 years after doctors had diagnosed him with lung cancer. At the time, nine other doctors confirmed the diagnosis, and had given him nine months to live…..he returned to America to visit his doctors, as his health gradually improved, he found out that they had all died….more:  greekreporter