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How I Wrestled My Way to Islam

(22:46) It is not eyes that are blinded but blinded are the hearts which are within the breasts”…. the hearts …. blind” have been used in the metaphorical and not in the literal sense. Since the heart is regarded as the centre of mental and moral qualities, these words have been used to imply that their obduracy has inhibited them from feeling and acting rationally.

Srebrenica massacre: Netherlands apologizes after 27 years

A Bosnian muslim woman prays at a grave of one of the victims of the Srebrenica massacreOn the 27th anniversary of the atrocity that killed 8,000 Muslim men and boys, the Netherlands apologized to the relatives of victims and survivors for Dutch peacekeepers’ failure to prevent the slaughter.

The Netherlands on Monday offered its “deepest apologies” for the role played by Dutch peacekeepers in the Srebrenica genocide….MORE:dw

These Are The Blessed Days

These are the blessed days  by Allah (Dhul-Hijjah) and good deeds are more rewarded as Allah gave them highest ranks over the rest of the days of the year. And the Prophet ( Alayihis-Salaat was-Salaam: peace and blessings of Allah…

Baby boys and girls receive different nutrients in breast milk

Baby drinking milk from a bottleBaby formula should be tailored for boys and girls to reflect the differences in milk that mothers produce depending on their baby’s sex, researchers say.

Tests on mothers’ milk in both monkeys and humans have showed that levels of fat, protein, vitamins, sugars, minerals and hormones vary enormously, but there is evidence that milk made for female and male babies is consistently different…more:THE GUARDIAN   /    Allah says which means: “And, Biologically, the male is not like the female…” more:Ali Imran/Family of Mary

Ramadan: A centuries-old American tradition

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Many forget that the first Muslims to celebrate Ramadan in America were African slaves.

his weekend marks the beginning of Ramadan. Nearly one-fourth of the world will observe the annual fast and eight million Muslims in the United States will abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset during the holy month. A gruelling task at any time of the year, Ramadan this year will be especially daunting during the long and hot summer days. ..more:aljazeera.