Friday, September 25, 2020
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Be the Best

The divine criteria of what really is the best as mentioned by the very best himself, Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). “The best of the Muslims is he from whose hand and tongue the Muslims are safe.” [Muslim] “The best … Continued

The Quranic Meaning of Iman

BY: MANSOOR ALAM The root of the word “Iman” is a-m-n which means: to be calm and quiet (in one’s heart); to be protected from fear; trustworthiness, and truthfulness [Taj-al-Urus]. Iman means to accept truthfully, to be convinced, and to verify … Continued

FASTING THE DAY OF ‘ASHURA’

BY: AELFWINE MISCHLER Ashura’ commemorates the day that Allah saved the Children of Israel from Pharaoh. Fasting on Muharram 10, known as the Day of ‘Ashura’, expiates for the sins of the past year. When the Prophet (peace and blessings be … Continued

Muharram and Sectarian Politics

BY: ASLAM ABDULLAH On August 20, 2020, the 1442 of the Hijra will begin in the Muslim world. People will congratulate each other and celebrate with little concern about the plight of Muslims in different parts of the world. Those who … Continued

10 women given senior positions at Two Holy Mosques

TAREQ AL-THAQAFI MAKKAH: The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques has appointed 10 women to senior leadership positions in the authority. Announcing the appointments, the presidency said that “empowering women to assume leadership positions is an … Continued

Malcolm X: The Pilgrimage to Makkah

BY: MALCOLM X Letter from Mecca – Malcolm XApril, 1964 Mecca 1964 – Never have I witnessed such sincere hospitality and overwhelming spirit of true brotherhood as is practiced by people of all colors and races here in this Ancient Holy … Continued

Pilgrims to quarantine for 14 days after Hajj

RAWAN RADWAN JEDDAH: Pilgrims who took part in this year’s Hajj must continue wearing electronic tags so authorities can track their 14-day quarantine once they return home. The bracelet is designed to monitor pilgrims’ adherence to quarantine, as well as … Continued

Hajj season nears end with no COVID-19 at holy sites

RUBA OBAID MAKKAH: Pilgrims returned to the Jamarat Bridge for the stoning ritual on Saturday, the fourth day of Hajj, as the season neared an end with no cases of COVID-19 at the holy sites. The Saudi Health Ministry said … Continued

The Well of Zamzam is a lasting miracle Previous

NADA HAMEED EDDAH: It is one of the most enduring miracles of Islam, representing God’s mercy. The Well of Zamzam first sprang 5,000 years ago under the feet of the Prophet Ismael after his mother Hagar, the second wife of Ibrahim, … Continued