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Friday 6th of May 2016
Family and Its System in Islam

Updated list of missing person during the Nigerian Army pogrom in Zaria

pdated list of missing person during the Nigerian Army pogrom in Zaria 12-16 December, 2015.1. Sumayya Isa Hassan Samaru Zaria 2. Mahmmad Bello Lukman Zaria 3. Idris Usman Sabongari Zaria 4. Muhammad Sani 5. Muntaka Sani Haruna Samaru-Zaria 6. Muhammad Auwal Tandari Potiskum 7. Babawuro Baffa 39 Nafada Gombe 8. Babawuro Baffa Abubakar Nafada Gombe 9. Tijjani Muhammad Jigawa Gagiya Guri 10. Tijjani Muhammad Gagiya Malam Madori 11. Shuaibu Kofar ...

Blast in S. Baghdad, 5 members of al-Hashed al-Shaabi martyred, injured

- A source in the Iraqi Ministry of Interior announced on Thursday, that five members of al-Hashed al-Shaabi were either martyred or wounded in a bomb blast in southern Baghdad.The source said “A bomb exploded, at noon today, targeting a civilian car carrying five members of al-Hashed al-Shaabi while passing in Hor Rajab village in southern Baghdad, killing two of them and wounding three others including the driver, as well as causing ...

In defending her son, Bahraini mother sentenced to 3 months in prison

Member of Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Hussain Radhi, said a court sentenced Laila Mansour Marzooq, from Bani Jamra, to 3 months in prison for standing outside a police station demanding the release of her son.The court sentenced the mother of detainee Mohammad Jaafar Fateel  to 3 months in prison. It is to note that a court had already sentenced Fateel to 10 years in prison with a 200 BD bail to stop the execution of the sentence over ...

Sheikh Zakzaky Still Remains in Jail, His Health Improving: Nigerian Cleric

Top Shiite cleric and leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky still remains in custody following his arrest in a December raid against Shiite Muslims, but his health is improving, a Nigerian cleric in Iran said. Mohammad al-Shuaib, who studies in Iran’s Al-Mustafa International University, said a number of Sheikh Zakzaky’s supporters have visited him in prison over the past two weeks, noting that ...

Veiled Muslim Women to attend 27th Asian Weightlifting Champs in Tashkent

- Several Muslim women who are wearing hijab are attending the 27th Asian Weightlifting Championship, it was reported on Tuesday.Before the beginning of the competitions, the International Weightlifting Federation agreed the Muslim women to wear special sporty hijab during the championship in Tashkent.Some 101 women power lifters from 21 countries including Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, South ...

Ayatollah Makarem: Proximity of religions eliminates terrorist thoughts

Senior cleric Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi underlined the need for unity and proximity of religions as a means to eliminate terrorist thoughts. Ayatollah Makarem made the remarks in a meeting with the Chancellor of France Catholic University here on Monday . He added that two conferences were held this year and past year o attract attentions of woorld nations to the danger of terrorism. The ayatollah said that clergymen everywhere in the ...

Bahrain: 66 Torture Cases & 39 Arrests during April's Third Week

- The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) stated that the Bahraini security authorities arbitrarily arrested 39 citizens, adding that 66 others were subjected to torture and ill-treatment during the third week of April, 2016.In a statement on the human rights situation in Bahrain during the period between April 15 and 22, the forum noted that the authorities made 46 illegal house raids and cracked down on 15 peaceful protests. BFHR said that ...

Brussels Conference Launches Book Revealing Shocking Facts about Discrimination against Shia in Bahrain

- The organizing committee of the international two-day conference on "Persecution of Shia in Bahrain", organized by Salam for Democracy and Human Rights and No Peace without Justice, launched a book revealing human rights violations practiced against the Shia in Bahrain. The conference kicked off on Saturday (April 22, 2016). Parliamentary institutions and bodies, organizations, law experts and think tanks took part in this conference held in ...

UNESCO decides to use Arabic term 'Al-Aqsa Mosque', rejecting 'Temple Mount'

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has decided to use the Arabic term, the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and rejected the Israeli term "Temple Mount". The resolution, adopted by a vote of 33 in favor, six against, and 17 abstaining, calls the third holiest site in Islam only by its Arabic name, Al-Aqsa Mosque/Al Haram Al Sharif. Secretary-General of Palestinian National Commission for Education, Culture and Science ...

Ayatollah Makarem: Interest-free loans must be promoted in society

It has been repeated several times throughout Quran that interest-free loans are favored by God. Therefore, this excellent tradition must be promoted in the society,” Ayatollah Makarem-Shirazi said.During a meeting with the management of ‘Interest-Free Loan Fund of the Islamic Propagation Office,’ Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem-Shirazi reiterated the importance of interest-free loans in Islam, saying: “It has been repeated ...

Report: Panama Papers on Azerbaijan’s Aliyev Family

Following Panama Papers leaking, the speculations grew about publishing names of some countries’ politicians. From Britain to Azerbaijan, there were names released in the confidential documents. The leaked documents contained names of family members of the Azeri President Ilham Aliyev.So far, Aliyev’s family members have not reacted considerably to the leaking but the remarks of the Azeri government’s spokesman have added to ...

Thousands Converge in Brussels to Honor ISIS Terrorist Attack Victims

At least 3,000 people are taking part in the march against terror and hatred in Brussels on Sunday to commemorate victims of recent ...

Bahraini Regime Detains Top Shia Cleric 'Mohammed al-Mansi'

The Bahraini regime, in another move to silence voices of dissent, detained Mohammed al-Mansi, a leader of the Islamic Clerics Council, local reports said. Bahraini security forces arrested the prominent cleric under the pretext of holding prayers without legal permission from the Al Khalifa regime. Sheikh Mansi is known for his efforts to pursue the issue of destruction of 43 Shiite mosques by the Manama regime. According to the report, the ...

The Battle of Uhud

Reasons for the battle of UhudThe Qureshites came out from the Battle of Badr with an astonishing result which they did not expect. They were confident of their capability to annihilate the Muslims easily. Because of they were more numerous and with a bigger reserve and more logistics. Yet, they suddenly found themselves losing seventy of their warriors and leaders, along with seventy captives, in a one-day battle. And above all, the ...

7-year old Indonesian boy wins 3rd Egypt Quran memorization contest

An Indonesian young Quran memorizer, Musa La Ode Abu Hanafi, has won the third prize at the international Quran memorization competition, the International Musabaqah Hifzil Quran (MHQ), in Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt. "Musa made other nations love Indonesia," the Coordinator of Educational, Social and Cultural Functions, the Indonesian Embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Cairo Lauti Nia Sutedja said in a press release on Friday. Musa participated in the ...

The Companion of the Holy Prophet - Hamza b. Abdul Muttalib

The Companion of the Holy Prophet - Hamza b. Abdul MuttalibWith Abu JahalAl-Hamza set off for the hills overlooking Makkah. His strong horse was going up the sand hills. It was galloping along the valleys. Al-Hamza was looking carefully at the lovely scenery.The sky was blue and clear. The hills were covered with sunshine. So the grains of sand were glittering in the sun.Al-Hamza was thinking about our Master Muhammad's mission. His heart was ...

Hamzah the Brave, Uncle of the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H)

There have been a number of brave and self-sacrificing officers and strong and powerful champions in the army of Islam but the bravery of Hamzah bin Abdul Muttalib is recorded in the pages of history and in fact constitutes the golden leaves of the history of the battles of Islam.Muhammed Mustafa, the Messenger of Allah (may Allah bless him and his Ahlel-Bayt), though safe under the protection of his uncle, Abu Talib, was not immune from ...

Marriage

Nikāḥ (Arabic: "نکاح", English: "marriage") is a union of a male and a female under sharia conditions. When a male and a female get married, they become "Halal" (Halal here means that they can have sexual relationship) and morally and legally responsible to each other.There are two kinds of Nikah: 1- Permanent Nikah which is the common and known marriage in almost all cultures and religions, and remains to the end of their lives or a ...

Mutahhirat

Mutahhirat (cleaners) is a jurisprudential term means the eleven things that make Mutanajjis Tahir (clean a thing that was in contact with Najis). Taharat (purification) from Nijasat is condition for validity of some ‘Ibabat (acts of worship), such as Salat and Tawaf. Also, eating Najis and Mutanajjis is Haram (forbidden).TerminologyTaharat means cleaning the inside and the outside from dirt and vices. The term is used in Fiqh ...

What did Bahrain opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman says in his defense in court?

In his oral defense in court on Monday, Sheikh Ali Salman, Al Wefaq Secretary General reiterated the opposition’s call for a national dialogue to build “A Modern Bahrain”. He called on all Bahrainis to work for a political solution that must replace the current repressive security handling of the political crisis. He said the repression that has continued over the past five years has left Bahrain in economic and political ...