• Israeli Defence Minister discusses next steps in Rafah
    by Indo-Asian News Service on April 16, 2024 at 7:24 am

    Tel Aviv: Israel’s Defence Minister Yoav Gallant has discussed further action in Rafah with representatives of his ministry and the Israeli COGAT authority which oversees contacts with the Palestinians and aid. They focused on the evacuation of civilians from Rafah, in the south of the Gaza Strip and the […]

  • Malaysia’s top court strikes out a dozen Islamic laws; conservatives aghast
    by News Desk on February 9, 2024 at 9:37 am

    Malaysia’s top court on Friday, February 9, declared over a dozen Islamic laws enacted by the state of Kelantan as unconstitutional, in a landmark case, Reuters reported. The decision by the nine-member Federal Court bench could have significant implications for similar sharia laws across the […]

  • Maher Zain’s heartfelt Naat takes internet by storm in Ramzan
    by Mumtaz Hussain Bhat on April 8, 2023 at 10:41 am

    Stockholm: The holy month of Ramzan is going on and Muslims across the world offer prayers, listen and recite Quran, Naats and Hamd more than they do in other months. During this holy month, people also listen Naat-e-sharief (Poem with praise of Prophet Muhammad S.A.W) and Hamd (Poem with praise of Almighty […]

  • Muslims observe Shab-e-Me’raj—The night of ascent today
    by Guest Contributor on February 18, 2023 at 2:49 pm

    By Liyaqat Ali Khan The history of Islam is rich with miracles that took place during the life of Prophet Muhammad. Among the various miracles of Prophet Muhammad, one of the most renowned incidents is of Isra and Me’raj. It is an incident where Prophet Muhammad ascended heaven at night and met Allah, the […]

  • Dubai: Islamic scholar Mufti Menk to deliver lecture on Prophet Muhammad’s life
    by Sakina Fatima on October 6, 2022 at 9:38 am

    Abu Dhabi: A renowned Islamic scholar from Zimbabwe, Dr Ismail Ibn Musa Menk, also known as Mufti Menk, is all set to deliver lecture on the life of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) on the occasion of Milad un Nabi (birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH))in Dubai. The lecture will take place at Al Mamzar Park […]

  • Empowerment of Women in Islamic Societies Past, Present and Future
    by Mohammed Yousuf on April 7, 2024 at 6:46 pm

    By. Dr. M.I.H. Farooqi (Dr. Mohammed Iqtedar Husain Farooqi)Deputy Director (Retired), National Botanical Research Institute, LucknowEmail:  ; Mobile: 9839901066 Educate a man, you educate a person. Educate a woman and you educate a family. Educate a family and you educate the Ummah. Islam gave women legal status, probably for the first time in human …

  • Dates – Wholesome Food for Ramadan
    by M.A.Azmi on March 19, 2024 at 5:20 pm

    By Dr. Mohammed Iqtedar Husain Farooqi) The Date Palm is said to have originated in the Middle East and has proven to be such a successful plant and source (fruit) of nourishment that it has become a popular wholesome food across the planet. In many ways, dates may be considered as an almost ideal food, …

  • Bottle Gourd: Religious and Scientific Review
    by M.A.Azmi on March 6, 2024 at 1:35 pm

    By Dr. M.I.H. Farooqi (Dr. Mohammed Iqtedar Hussain Farooqi) Quranic Name:  Yaqtin Common Names: Yaqtin, Dabba, Qarat (Arab.), Calebasse, Gourde (Fr.), Cucurbita (Lat.), Kadu (Pers.), Flaschen-kurbis  (Ger.), Lauki (Hindi, Urdu), Alabu, Tumbi (Sans.), Dudhi (Guj.), Bhopla (Mar.), Lau (Beng.), Surekai (Tam.), Aanpakai (Mal., Tel.), Aal  (Kash.), Sukabaji (Turk.), Kundur (Indon) Hu lu gua (Chin.)  Kalabas …

  • Henna Cosmetics and Fragrance in Muslim Culture; A Scientific Review
    by Muttabi Ali Khan on February 9, 2024 at 10:12 am

    By Dr. M.I.H. Farooqi (Dr. Mohammed Iqtedar Husain Farooqi), Henna: Botanical Name, Lawsonia inermis L. Family: Lythraceae Other Names; Arabic, الْحِنَّاءُ al hina; Persian, Hina; Greek, Kínna: French, Henné ; German, Henna; Spanish, Alheña: Sanskrit, Chandrika: Urdu/Hindi, Mehndi. The ancient Semites and Hebrews names of Henna were Kuffirs and Kufras. These names occur many times …

  • Islam Zinda Hota Hai Har Karbala Kay Baad: Why Young Americans Are Picking Up Quran Of Late?
    by Rasia Hashmi on November 21, 2023 at 5:01 pm

    Megan B Rice, a devoted reader from Chicago, recently found herself at the center of a unique trend on TikTok, where young individuals are turning to the Qur’an to gain a better understanding of Islam. Known for starting a romance novel club on Discord and sharing book reviews on TikTok, Rice used her social media …