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The Essence of Hajj

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by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Abu Uthman al-Sabani al-Shafii (d 449) in his book Kitab ul Maitain narrates Prophet Muhammad as saying, "towards the end of the time, four main groups of pe

Rise and fall of Muslim civilization: The causes and cures

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by Basheer Ahmed M.D. The Qur’an started with the word “IQRA” which means “Read” and Allah (SWT) reminds us that every Muslim man's and woman's prayer should be: “Ra

Muslim Travel Ban: America under the dark Cloud of Bigotry

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by Dr. Aslam Abdullah A divided Supreme court on partisan lines upheld Muslim travel ban by a margin of 5 to 4. No different than the 1944 Supreme Court decision that upheld the i

Seeking God

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by Azher Quader “Tujhe aadam nahin miltha Khuda ki justajoo kaisi Thu hai begaana apna, Aashna ki justaju kaisi” Iqbal “You have trouble seeking humans to connec

MAC’s Suhoor Tutorial Can Teach More About Poor Marketing Than About Makeup

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by Tania Dawood I knew there was a piece of the puzzle missing when I saw MAC’s suhoor makeup tutorial. My friends on social media had already began roasting the video’s conc

Dystopias Abound

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by Haroon Imtiaz Our obsession is real. Dystopian futures abound in our cultural universe. They have done so for many years and will most certainly preoccupy us heading into the f

An Islamophobe appointed new National Security Adviser

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by Dr. Aslam Abdullah John Bolton is the new National Security Adviser. He is the chairman of the Gatestone Institute, an international policy think tank that has spread false and

Statistics Support Polyandry and not polygyny

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by Dr. Aslam Abdullah In our world there are 50.4 percent men and 49.6 percent women. In countries where Muslims are in majority out of 1.5 billion billion (China and India and Ru

Look at November 2016 Elections: Voting is Indeed Crucial

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Beyond Photoops: APPAC Look at November 2016 Elections: Voting is Indeed Crucial by Ilyas Choudry “Photos with US and International Political & Other Leaders have be

Elections Have Consequences

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by Azher Quader  How often are we told that elections have consequences? Yet how often do we ignore that statement  not realizing the many ways they can impact us. Sadly that re