Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Wardheer News

Meaning and Essence of Prayer

 BY: MANSOOR ALAM Human beings have been praying for as long as humanity has existed.  Rich or poor, literate or illiterate, the urge to pray is equally present in all.  A well-known author has best described this as follows: “In wandering … Continued

Muhammad Ali’s 1972 journey to Islam and Hajj

Fifty years ago the former heavyweight boxing champion made the pilgrimage to Makkah James Langton There was an unmistakable face among the hundreds of thousands of pilgrims who made the journey to Makkah for Hajj in 1972. Wearing the simple white cotton … Continued

Saudi authorities unveil operational plan for Hajj

TAREQ AL-THAQAFI MAKKAH: Saudi Arabia’s General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques on Sunday launched its operational plan for this year’s Hajj season. The presidency confirmed its readiness to receive 1 million pilgrims, saying that it has … Continued

The First Hajj

BY: BARNABY ROGERSON Essential to Muslim belief are Abraham and his son Ishmael. In the Qur’an they are the ancestors of the Arabs who together established Mecca’s unique spiritual Status. Every ritual action of the Hajj pilgrimage can be seen to … Continued

Court backs hijab-wearing in Lagos schools

Chris Ewokor Nigeria’s Supreme Court has agreed that Muslim girls can wear a headscarf in government schools in Lagos sate. It upholds a 2016 ruling by an appeal court that lifted a ban on the hijab. Girls had previously been barred … Continued

The Uyghurs in China now live in a giant, open air prison camp

By Steven W. Mosher There’s a cultural genocide taking place in China right now against the nation’s Uyghur minority. Aggressively monitored by Chinese authorities and faced with the constant threat of arrest or torture, this Turkish-speaking people in China’s Far West … Continued

60 Rohingya found abandoned on Thai island: police

Bangkok (AFP) – Fifty-nine Rohingya people have been discovered on a Thai island, saying they were abandoned by traffickers en route to Malaysia, a senior police officer said Sunday. The group — among them five children — were found on Koh … Continued