• A Humorous Australian Atheist Finds Islam

    Published on : 06 12 2012

    My story basically begins in my first year at university.I had a year where a lot of problems happened to me.My parents separated that year, my dog died – that was a particularly tough day – I had two car accidents in the space of one week. And also sadly, I had a friend pass […]


  • Can I Be Muslim?

    Published on : 29 11 2012

    Question: I’ve gradually become aware of, and interested in Islam, for almost 5 years now. I found a few lady friends on the internet who were born into Islamic families, who helped me learn even more. The problem is that I’ve been married 17 years to a Christian gentleman and we live in our home […]


  • Job Bias Worsens Uighur Muslim Life

    Published on : 27 11 2012

    While employers are favoring the dominant ethnic Hans, China’s Uighur Muslims are facing discrimination in the job market, allowed only in low-status and low-paying jobs, a new study has found.


  • Race, Ethnicity and Nationalism

    Published on : 22 11 2012

    People are naturally comfortable with others who share their cultural norms. The tendency to identify with one’s people or nation is something Allah has placed in human nature and He has made it a reason for people to get to know each other. Allah has also told us that the superiority one person might have […]


  • Between the Prophet’s Hijrah and Today’s Migration

    Published on : 17 11 2012

    As Muslims all over the world celebrate the Hijrah occasion at a time when many challenges still hinder development and prosperity in many parts of the Muslim world, one cannot help but asking, what have Muslims learnt from the concept of Hijrah, which forced the early Muslims, led by the Prophet (peace and blessings be […]


  • Strive for Allah’s Special Patronage

    Published on : 06 11 2012

    The concept of patronage in Arabic (wilāyah) is related to the idea of closeness and loyalty as well as to that of authority.


  • The water cycle and the seas in the Quran

    Published on : 22 10 2012

    When the verses of the Quran concerning the role of water in man’s existence are read in succession today, they appear to express ideas that are obvious. The reason for this is simple: in our day and age, we all know about the water cycle in nature to a greater or lesser extent.


  • Ten Blessed Days: Don’t Miss

    Published on : 17 10 2012

    By His wisdom, God gave preference to some places and times over others. For Muslims, Friday is the best day of the week, Ramadan is the best month of the year, “Laylat al-Qadr” is the best night in Ramadan, the day of “Arafah” is the best day of the year. Likewise the first ten days […]


  • Tolerance in Islam

    Published on : 04 10 2012

    When defining one of its important aspects, Islam, it means complete submission to Allah by choice and conviction, not through seduction or compulsion. Islam accommodates and welcomes all people as brothers and sisters regardless of their distinctive/particular affiliations or backgrounds.


  • Basic Dictates of Love, Mercy & Compassion

    Published on : 01 10 2012

    Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: “The believers, in their love, mercy and compassion for each other, are like a single body; if one part of it feels pain, the whole body responds to it with wakefulness and fever.” [Sahīh al-Bukhārī (6011) and Sahīh Muslim (2586)]