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    love and marriage

    "What is more stable in Islam, a love marriage or an arranged marriage?" Praise be to Allaah. The issue of this marriage depends on the ruling on what came before it. If the love between the two parties did not transgress the limits set by Allaah or make them commit sin, then there is...
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    Dua - The Weapon of the Believer

    Bismillahi ir-rahman ir-rahim 1. The Meaning of Dua Dua is a Noble spiritual form of worship in which a persons calls out to Allah (swt) of any and every type of help both for this world and the next. Linguistically the Dua means to call out, or cry, or to say something out loud. Qur’an uses...
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    Syrian military may oust President Assad

    February 24, 2012|By Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times Reporting from Beirut — With deep divisions preventing forceful international action, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton suggested security forces long loyal to Bashar Assad and his family could oust the Syrian president...
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    Matrimonial Assistance through ISBCC

    :salam2: Perhaps the following may help those who live in the Northeastern US who are looking to marry:
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    Be a True Believer

    :bismillah: [8.2] Those only are believers whose hearts become full of fear when Allah is mentioned, and when His communications are recited to them they increase them in faith, and in their Lord do they trust. [8.3] Those who keep up prayer and spend (benevolently) out of what We have...
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    Religion may become extinct in nine nations

    Religion may become extinct in nine nations, study says By Jason Palmer Science and technology reporter, BBC News, Dallas A study using census data from nine countries shows that religion there is set for extinction, say researchers. The study found a steady rise in those claiming no...
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    Gain Allah's Love

    Among the qualities that Allah loves: • those who do good deeds • those who are humble with kind manners • those who ask Him for forgiveness • those who purify themselves • those who are Allah-fearing • those who are steadfast • those who trust Him • those who are grateful • those who...
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    Al-Istighfaar (Seeking Forgiveness)

    Islam teaches us to ask Allah’s forgiveness for our sins. It enlightens us to know that Allah is the Only One Who can forgive our sins, grant mercy, and therefore save us from any sort of punishment in the life Hereafter. And Allah's is the kingdom of the heavens and the earth; He forgives...
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    Introduction to History of Islam in China

    Islam, one of the world's three most important religions, was transmitted from Arabia to China in the mid-7th century A.D. Over many centuries, diplomats and traders built a bridge of economic and cultural exchanges connecting the two major areas, China and Arabia. It was they who brought this...
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    Humility is when a person does not see himself as being better or above other people because of frivolous reasons like social standing, education, citizenship, or even color. Being humble and having humility is opposite of being arrogant and having arrogance (kibr). Humility leads one to the...
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    Good Manners and Noble Qualities

    Good manners and noble qualities of mind and character enjoy a place of crucial importance in the structure of Islamic teaching. Moral evolution and uplift was one of the main objects for which the sacred Prophet was raised up. The Prophet himself has said: “I have been sent down by God to...
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    Social Impact of Islam on Neighborhoods

    It is narrated by Abu Shurayh (R.A.) that the Prophet (S.A.W.) said "Whoever believes in Allah and the final day (Day of Judgment) it is essential that he does not harm his neighbors and whoever believes in Allah and the final Day it is essential for him to entertain his guest with kindness...
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    Working Women: early Muslim examples

    :bismillah: The Prophet :saw: always listened to women with consideration and compassion as he valued their views and opinions not only about affairs that specifically concerned them, but also about matters of wider significance. It was because the Prophet :saw: gave such encouragement to...
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    China's skyscraper boom buoys global industry

    :salam2: There will be no Judgment—until very tall buildings are constructed. (Reported by Abu Hurairah) The Hour will not be established—till the people compete with one another in constructing high buildings. (Bukhari) signs of the times . . . :wasalam:
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    Any West African members?

    Assalamu alekium everyone, MashaAllah the forum is well represented with many members from all over the world, it is really great to see. I am curious to know if there are any members from the West Africa region? Specifically, I am also wondering if there is anyone who speaks Hausa? Wasalaam
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    A disbeliever who pays the jizyah is called a dhimmi. Dhimmi are those citizens of the Khilafah that hold different beliefs and values to the ideology of the state i.e. Islam. The word dhimmi is derived from the Arabic word dhimmah, which means pledge or covenant (‘ahd). The state makes a...
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    Assalamu aleikum

    :salam2: I just wanted to say Salaam to everyone on the site. Some may remember me as I used to be a more regularly posting member of the site, but have been unable to contribute in the past year or so for a variety of reasons. Insha Allah I may be able to start contributing again. I...
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    Assalamu Aleikum, may Peace be upon the Believers

    Assalamu aleikim my brothers and sisters, I just wanted to send my greetings and best wishes, hope you are having a blessed and safe Ramadan this year. Hold on tight, there is just one week left until the end of Ramadan. Never forget, most surely Allah is faithful in his promise to his...
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    Quran by Mail

    :salam2: brothers and sisters, I receive 3 ayat of "Quran by Mail" daily by email, written in the original Arabic (but when I copy and pasted here the original arabic does not show), with Arabic recorded audio (again it does not copy over), followed by English translation. I have been...
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    Nana Asma'u, Maryam bint Sh Uthman dan Fodio

    And also his daughter was very active in the reform, some of her inspirational story can be learned here: