A Story By Sheikh Muhammad Al Arifi – My girlfriend! Two years ago, I had been to Canada and stayed there sometime. I met an Arab brother there, And he was a doctor who had post-graduate studies there, But he was an Arab Muslim. So, I asked him how his work was going on. He… Continue reading My Girlfriend by Sheikh Muhammad Al Arifi
Early marriages are originally recommended for Muslims; it is healthy and helps for chastity. Delay of marriages is very helpful for the Shaytan. When a girl reaches the level of maturity (physically and psychologically), it is recommended to marry them off as soon as possible. One of the main aim of encouraging early marriage is… Continue reading Islam and Early Marriage
» Be truthful in everything, don’t lie. »Be sincere and straightforward, don’t be hypocritical. »Be honest, don’t be corrupt. »Be humble, don’t be boastful. »Be moderate, don’t be excessive. »Be reserved, don’t be garrulous. »Be soft-spoken, don’t be loud. »Be refined and gentle in speech, don’t curse and use foul language. »Be loving and solicitous… Continue reading Be… A Better Person
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Terry Holdbrooks Jr., 29, wears the beard of a bald Amish guy, the tattoos of a punk kid, and the twitchy alertness of a military policeman. Take him to a restaurant, and he’ll choose the chair with its back against the wall. Take his photo, and he’ll prefer to look away from… Continue reading Guantanamo Bay prison guard converts to Islam because of the living faith of Muslim detainees
All great civilizations, such as the Greeks, Romans, Persians and today in the form of West, have arisen mainly by advancing human rights and the rule of law. The rise of the Islamic civilization between the 7th and 13th centuries also owes itself to this principle. Few individuals in any civilization have been able to… Continue reading Prophet Muhammad: The Social Reformer
The early photographs of Katherine Russell Tsarnaev, wife of Boston marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, are unsettling. They are unsettling not only because she looks frightened, but because she looks kind of like me. Though our lives are different, we are both young, white women, and we are American converts to Islam. The media’s coverage… Continue reading Can Muslims Be ‘All-American’?
Egypt has witnessed deadly violence, insecurity and price hikes, fuelling the political turmoil gripping the country. (Reuters) Shawqi Ibrahim Abdel Karim was elected on Monday to take over as Egypt’s next mufti, the government’s top interpreter of Islamic law, the highest Sunni Muslim institute in Islam announced. President Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood is… Continue reading New Grand Mufti elected in Egypt
Sheikh Mohammad Bn AbdurRahman Al-Arefe (Arefe.com) The Middle East Broadcasting Center’s children entertainment channel MBC3 hit back on Tuesday at a prominent Saudi preacher who urged parents to prevent their kids from watching the channel because its content promotes “atheism and corruption” according to him. Sheikh Mohammad al-Arifi, known for his controversial statements, wrote in… Continue reading Sheikh Al-Arefe needs psychiatric help, MBC statement suggests
Your Choice ☑ In our daily lives, we come across people of different tribe and culture, different ethnicity, race and colour, people of different philosophy and ideology, people of different religious backgrounds and those that even have no religion. With all these differences, we try to get along because one way or the other, we… Continue reading Mind Your Business!
One of the most important aspects of the Human Rights issue is the respect and tolerance which society must show towards the religions of other people; this, of course, includes the issue of freedom of religion. I would like to talk about the Islamic point of view on religious tolerance. The Quranic Point of View… Continue reading The Place of Tolerance in Islam