21 January 2015 17:19
A new survey suggests that a relative majority of Americans believe it is acceptable to ridicule Islam, highlighting the depth of anti-Islamic sentiment and widespread Islamophobia in the United States.
According to the HuffPost/YouGov survey, 46 percent of Americans thought it was acceptable to mock Islam, while 44 percent said it was unacceptable to mock Christianity, a consequence of the “Islamophobia...
9 January 2015 15:54
Why Prophet Mohammad chose Medina as destination
Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) didn't choose to migrate to neighboring cities of Mecca, such as Taif or Abyssinia, but rather he preferred to respond to the call of Medina and to establish the base of Islam over their territory due to several reasons:
First: Mecca was the most preferable place for early Muslims because of the...
8 January 2015 15:36
The Prophet (as) spent thirteen years after his mission in Mecca calling for worshipping Almighty Allah and facing the challenges of the infidels. He decided in this year to migrate to Medina. The Muslims who were in Mecca also migrated to Medina after most Muslims preceded them to there.
The question that arises here is why the Prophet decided to migrate...
3 January 2015 13:16
Immigration (Hijra) to Madina al-Munawara
Prophet MImmigration ohammad (PBUH) prepared for the Immigration to al-Madina al-Munawara by the two pledges: First Pledge of al-Aqaba and Second Pledge of al-Aqaba. It seems that the Prophet after concluding those two pledges allowed the Muslims, especially those who used to suffer Quraish's torture and persecution and to immigrate to al-Madina.
2 January 2015 17:09
On the thirteenth year of the Islamic Mission, and before the Prophet's emigration to Al-Median, Isra' and Mi'raj miraculous night journey occurred.
Historic texts narrate that while Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) was sleeping in his aunt's house, Om Hani, daughter of Abu Talib (as), Gabriel the Angel came accompanied with a white animal called Al-Buraq.
"While I was at the House in a...
1 January 2015 13:04
Muslim’s Pledge of Allegiance to the Prophet (pbuh)
It is known historically that Islam entered Medina (Yathrib) with the help of some individuals and groups who had met the Prophet (pbuh) while they were in Mecca for trade and pilgrimage, especially those who pledged allegiance to the Prophet (pbuh) of the tribes of Aws and Khazraj in the first and second...
26 December 2014 23:47
The Islam of Abu Talib
The previous article tackled the sacrifices of Abu Talib (as), and here we stress that Abu Talib died and his heart filled with faith. There’s no doubt that the man had embraced Islam with all what it means, since the first months of the Prophet’s mission, but he hid his Islam for considerations relating to the...
23 December 2014 23:21
'Year of Grief'
The year in which Prophet Mohammad came out of Abu Talib Valley, after a three-year siege, was the hardest of the years since the start of the Mission. It was a year of grief during which he lost his uncle Abu Talib and his wife Sayyeda Khadijah (as), who both didn't spare any effort to support him in...
22 December 2014 23:22
'At Your Service O' Prophet Mohammad (21)'
Prophet Mohammad (pbuh)'Year of Grief'
The year in which Prophet Mohammad came out of Abu Talib Valley, after a three-year siege, was the hardest of the years since the start of the Mission. It was a year of grief during which he lost his uncle Abu Talib (as) and his wife Sayyeda Khadijah (as), who...
6 October 2014 15:35
Two million Muslim pilgrims began leaving the holy city of Mecca on Monday, concluding the annual hajj.
The pilgrimage passed off without any cases of Ebola or Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) after Saudi authorities engaged thousands of health workers to make sure pilgrims were protected from two deadly viruses, the acting health minister said.
This year's hajj attracted just over two...
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