• What is a Madhhab? Why is it necessary to follow one?

    Published on : 26 10 2010

    The word madhhab is derived from an Arabic word meaning “to go” or “to take as a way”, and refers to a mujtahid’s choice in regard to a number of interpretive possibilities in deriving the rule of Allah from the primary texts of the Qur’an and hadith on a particular question. In a larger sense, […]


  • Muslims need to counter growing Israeli Nazism, West won’t do the job for them

    Published on : 17 10 2010

    There should be very little doubt as to the direction toward which Israel is moving. Some Israeli cabinet ministers have already declared openly and in broad daylight that Israel is becoming a fascist state. Well since when was Israel not a fascist state? Hasn’t Israel been always a state based on ethnic cleansing, land theft […]


  • The philosophy of Zionism and Israel

    Published on : 13 10 2010

    Terror… War, slaughtering and displacement… For decades and still going, Al Quds has been showered in blood, tears and sufferings… “By way of deception, thou shalt do war” is the Motto of the Mossad, the Israeli government’s intelligence agency.


  • She’s my sister :: Inspiring Story

    Published on : 12 10 2010

    Her cheeks were worn and sunken, and her skin hugged her bones. That didn’t stop her because you could never catch her not reciting Qur’an. She was always vigil in her personal prayer room that our father had set up for her. Bowing, prostrating, raising her hands in prayer, was the way she was from […]


  • Remembering the second intifada

    Published on : 04 10 2010

    Ten years ago, Ariel Sharon marched on the symbolic heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, flanked by a 1,000-strong security force, and invoked one of the most famous phrases in Israeli history.


  • It’s Time for a Ceasefire & Negotiations

    Published on : 25 09 2010

    One of the smartest people in Washington, when it comes to Afghanistan, is Gilles Dorronsoro, a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment, an establishment thinktank. For a while now, Dorronsoro has been writing about the increasingly hopeless war, and he’s proposed a plan for negotiating with the Taliban and other insurgents as a way out […]


  • Calling to the Path of Repentance

    Published on : 24 09 2010

    One of the best ways to win people’s hearts to righteousness is to highlight the path of repentance: the path of asking Allah’s forgiveness, making atonement, and compensating for sins by performing good deeds for the benefit of other people.


  • The virtue of fasting six days of Shawwaal

    Published on : 21 09 2010

    Question : What is the ruling on fasting six days of Shawwaal? Is it waajib (obligatory)?


  • How tos of Eid Day

    Published on : 09 09 2010

    The first day of the Islamic lunar month Shawwaal is the Eid ul-Fitr day marking a day of celebaration and thanks for Allah, our Creator and Cherishor. Ramadan ends here. Most Muslim celebarate Eid for at least 3 days.


  • Muslims between labels and identity

    Published on : 05 09 2010

    A myriad of affiliations abound in the life of a Muslim. Some people identify with their country, some with their favorite sports club. Others identify with their ethnicity or tribal loyalties, still others with their career or preferred musical genre.