Exclusive Interview with Dr. Ali Linstad after Withdrawing his Medal|
I was awarded the King’s Service Medal, as stated in the approval documents from the King’ Place, because of my life-long work for immigrants in Oslo, Norway. / This should be very clear that there is no really “freedom of expression”, not even in democratic countries. / Any (shia-) Muslim being conscious about his or her Islamic values, will be in the outskirts of the prevailing system, and may be sought, pushed out, or of course, be attacked...
Speach of Sayyed Nasrallah: Our Responsibility is to Inform World about Prophet Mohammad|
Hezbollah held Friday night a ceremony on the occasion of Prophet Mohammad's (PBUH) birthday and the week of Islamic Unity which Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini originated.
When a Muslim woman raped twice|
The gruesome gang rape that happened recently in the capital city New Delhi of India has knocked off the imagination of Indian Nation.
Ashoura’s Procession: Woe unto the Wretched|
Ashoura, the tenth of Muharram, is the day of Imam Hussein's martyrdom, a day of sorrow, empathy, pride, and bravery, and a day of ultimate sacrifice despite the doomful dire sacrifices that loom.
Alcohol in Islam|
Everyone knows, Muslim and non-Muslim alike, that drinking alcohol is considered a sin in Islam. Consuming alcohol is listed as one of the major sins; one of greater sins for which eternal punishment is promised. There are traditions by Imam Musa Kazim (a), Imam Rida (a), and Imam Muhammad Taqi (a) proving this.
Take one step towards Allah, and He would take two towards you|
A temple and a mosque: Worship in America|
On August 5, a Sikh temple in Southern Wisconsin was attacked. Six worshippers lost their lives before the gunman was killed.
Let’s talk about marriage… again! No?|
I promise, this time it is different. We have all read/heard various Islamic articles and lectures many times in our lives on this topic and should continue to do so, as it is always good to remind. We are also aware of the criterion of selecting a suitable spouse from an Islamic view point. This article will attempt to raise awareness for those individuals who are embarking on this special journey and indeed who are already in the “engagement period”.
Introducing Islam to Our Children|
As the holy month of Ramadan is upon us again, we welcome it with anticipation and perhaps apprehension, as we wonder if we will succeed in fulfilling our duties.
Bias against Islam is deeply rooted in Western minds: journalist|
After many years of a negative portrayal, bias Against Islam and Muslims is deeply rooted in Western minds and it will be very difficult to eliminate it, Spanish journalist Yusuf Fernandez says.
The Ramadan Sermon of the Prophet Muhammed [saww]|
The following incident has been narrated by Shaykh Saduq on pp. 84-85 of his Al-Amali:
Ramadan: A Training Ground for the Soul|
Trends are what shape and guide the lives of the civilized world. Chances are that if you don’t have to worry about food, shelter, education, security or other necessities of life, then you are at leisure to contemplate luxuries.
6000 Al-Qaida Fighters in Syria to Establish Emirate of Levant|
Based on the Arab proverb " a family member confesses", "al-Sharq" Saudi newspaper published a report Friday revealing that "al-Qaida" is directly present in the Syrian crisis.
Muslims in South Florida include growing number of Hispanics|
When South Florida’s approximately 100,000 Muslims on Friday begin observing Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic faith, one of those who will be celebrating is Aisha Kanar.
Special Ramadan for Georgia Muslims|
Haji Tahamais is busy giving final touches to Ramadan calendar to distribute among Muslims across Georgia ahead of the beginning of the holy fasting month.
A model Converted to Islam: Its Because of Islam's Respect for Women|
I modeled for about five years, and during that time I did a lot of drugs. And I thought oh, I can do math, and I won’t get addicted because I’m just using it as a weight loss helper. I will just use it every once and a while to just keep myself from eating too much. once i found out about respect for Women in Islam and that was the beginning.
The tense situation of Egypt’s forgotten Shia minority|
Even after the historic election, this marginalised minority risk daily persecution and victimisation because of their beliefs.
Diary of Hizbullah Resistance Operations -- July 1997|
The following are the Islamic-Resistance operations that took place during the month of July in 1997...
Diary of Hizbullah Resistance Operations -- August 1997|
The following are the Islamic-Resistance operations that took place during the month of August in 1997.
Keep Britain Clean - no Muslims Please
According to the organisation ‘Hope not Hate’ there are 22 organisations within the UK that have an anti - Islam agenda. They hate Islam and Muslims and will do anything to spread their hate. These people will use terms such as ‘Islamist’ and ‘Jihadist’ and hide behind the banner of being 'anti-extremist'; but let’s get this straight, it's nothing to do with 'extremism' or any genuine concern.
When is a terrorist not a terrorist? When he's a white non-Muslim|
This matters. "Terrorist," after all, is the mother of all damning labels in this post-9/11 age. And beyond politics and public relations, ideas about what constitutes terrorism and who commits it can have a significant effect on law enforcement and court outcomes. It's a term that needs to be used with care — and consistency.
The 1967-war revisited|
When Israel occupied the West Bank in 1967, I was ten years old. Then, I didn't fully grasp what was happening to us. Arab radio stations transmitting from Cairo, Damascus and Baghdad had been galvanizing us into believing that Israel's days were numbered and that Arab nationalism, which nearly replaced Islam as our de facto religion, would soon tear up the Zionist entity into smithereens. We virtually worshipped Gamal Abdul Nasser, the legendary Egyptian president, who became a God-like figure. It was far more abominable to curse the ultimate leader of Arab nationalism, than to curse the Almighty.
Imam Khomeini through the Eyes of a Non-Muslim|
Although there has been talk about seeing the leader of the Islamic Republic, the much hated, much revered Ayatollah Khomeini, I had learned that it was better - with something a portentously important as such a visit - to make the effort and then accept what happened.
Imam Khomeini, pioneer of Islamic revival|
Muslims in Iran and around the globe are preparing to honor the memory of a great leader who united the people and led them through one of the greatest revolutions of the 20th century.
Conservatives Challenge UK Halal Slaughter
Conservative backbencher Greg Knight has sparked a controversy in Britain by calling for banning halal slaughter, pitting religious sensitivities against the conviction of animal welfare campaigners.