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Thursday 23 October 2014

 

Helping your Companions

Source : Hadith a day / Aug 2014

Abu Sa’id Al-Khudri (radi Allahu anhu) reported: While we were travelling with the Prophet (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam), a rider came and began to stare on the right and on the left. The Prophet (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam), said, “He who has an extra mount should hand it over to one who has none, and he who possesses surplus provision, should give it to him who is without provision.” He named various kinds of possessions until we began to think (realise) that none of us had any right to anything surplus.

[Sahih Muslim]

 

Egypt mufti: Extremists no ‘Islamic State’

Source : AP / 25 Aug 2014

The top Islamic authority in Egypt, revered by many Muslims worldwide, launched an Internet-based campaign Sunday challenging an extremist group in Syria and Iraq by saying it should not be called an “Islamic State.”

 

OIC, GCC condemn Iraq mosque massacre

Source : Arab news / 25 Aug 2014

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have condemned the heinous crime perpetrated by armed militiamen who stormed Mos’ab ibn Omayr Mosque in Diyala Province, Iraq on Friday. The attack caused the death of 73 innocent worshippers; scores of others were severely injured.

 

Russian nationals bought up all hajj quota ahead of schedule

Source : Itar-Tass / 25 Aug 2014

16,400 hajj tickets for Russia's Muslims provided by Saudi Arabia were bought up ahead of schedule, according to RMC deputy chairman Rushan hazrat Abbyasov.

The application submission was officially to end on September 1, but the quota has already been taken up. First groups of pilgrims will depart to Mecca in September and celebrate Eid al-Adha, the culmination point of hajj, in Saudi capital on October 4. "Prior to that, pilgrims will spend one afternoon on Mount Arafat, and then, in the course of the next three days, throw pebbles into the pillars that symbolize devil", said Mr Abbyasov.

 

Muslim engineer banned from French nuclear sites

Source : Frane24 / 25 Aug 2014

A Muslim engineer working for a firm subcontracted by French energy giant EDF has been banned from accessing French nuclear sites where he normally works, a move his lawyer says is “pure Islamophobia”.

 

Allah loves gentleness in all things

Source : Faith in Allah.org / 23 Aug 2014

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

One of the most beloved qualities of good character to Allah is kindness and gentleness. Allah has reserved a special reward for those who are kind and gentle.

 

Everyone Will Be Resurrected in The Same State When They Die

Death is a very painful and emotional time, yet one that may be filled with hope and mercy. Muslims believe that death is a departure from the life of this world, but not the end of a person's existence. Rather, eternal life is to come, and we pray for God's mercy to be with the departed, in hopes that they may find peace and happiness in the life to come.

 

Abortion Before 120 Days

Source : ShafiiFiqh / 22 Aug 2014

Question:

As salamu alaikum, would you mind answering about an abortion? Is it permissible before 120 days of pregnancy? Can you give information about the mu’tamad position of the Shafi school and what Ibn Hajar said about it in his “Tuhfah” about it?

Answer:

As salamu alaykum wa rahmatuLlah wa barakatuHu,

 

Fearing Allah as Described in the Qur’an

Source : SuhaibWebb / 22 Aug 2014

“O you who have believed, seek help through patience and prayer. Indeed, Allah is with the patient.” (Qur’an, 2:153)

 

Racist vandals target Muslim graves in Chadderton Cemetery

Source : ManchesterEveningNews / 21 Aug 2014

Racist vandals have carried out a sickening attack on Muslim graves in a cemetery.

The yobs uprooted headstones, trampled on flowers and kicked over memorials in what police branded a ‘heinous and senseless’ crime in Chadderton Cemetery.

 
 

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