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A Brief Note on Fasting

By: Sheikh Mohammad bin Saleh Al-Othaimeen

Fasting: is a form of worship by abstaining from things, which nullify it, from dawn till sunset.

Combating Terrorism

By:

Dr. Ali S. Awadh Asseri

(Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon)

Terrorism in Practice

PURPOSE AND GOALS OF Terrorism

(Continued)

Prequisites and Requirements of Salah

By: Dr. Mubarak Ali

Summary: How to Perform Two Rak'at of Prayer

1 Have the intention (Neyyah).

2 Perform ablution  (Wudu).

3 Declare the Iqamah.

4 Pronounce the Takbir al-Ihram.

5 Place hands between the naval and the chest; right on left.

6 Recite from Surah Al-An'am, 6:80 and 163; and the Sana.

7 Say the At-Ta-'awuz.

8 Recite Surah Al-Fatihah.

9 Recite additional portions of the Quraan.

Controversial Questions About Islam & Comments

Prepared by: Dr. Saeed Ismaeel Sini

 

Why Islam Imposes Punishment for Fornication?

     First of all, Allah says: {The woman and the man guilty of illegal sexual intercourse flog each of them with a hundred lashes. Let not pity withhold you in their case, in a punishment prescribed by Allah; and let a party of the believers witness their punishment.}[1] Therefore, if an Islamic government implements this law, it is only doing its duty as a representative of the majority.

Muhammad (pbuh): A Mercy to the Universe

MUHAMMAD (pbuh):

A Mercy to the Universe

By

Professor Mahmoud Ismail Saleh

“We have not sent you (O Muhammad) except as a mercy to the universes.” (The Qur'an, 21: 107) This verse comes near the end of the Chapter of the Prophets which tells us the stories of the different prophets and messengers of God.

 

Prequisites and Requirements of Salah

By: Dr. Mubarak Ali

5. Recite Ayat Al-kursee[1] (Verse of the Throne)

Transliteration:

Allahu laa ilaah ilaahu, wal hai-yul qai-yum, laa ta' khuzuhu sinatum wa laa naum, lahu ma fis-samawati, wa ma fil ardman zal-lazi yash fa 'u 'indahu ilaa bi iznihi, ya' lamu maa baina aydihim, wa maa khalfahum, wa laa yuhituna bi shai-in-min 'ilmihi il-laa bi ma shaa a', wa si'a kursi-yuhus-samawati, wal ard, wa laa ya u' duhu hifzuhuma, wa huwal 'ali-yul 'azim.

Controversial Questions About Islam & Comments

Prepared by: Dr. Saeed Ismaeel Sini

What is the Punishment of Stealing a Valuable Thing?

     First of all, Allah says: {As for a male thief or a female thief cut off (from the wrist joint) their hands in recompense for what they committed, as a punishment from Allah.}([1]) Therefore, if an Islamic government implements this law, it is only doing its duty.

     Secondly, no government can afford not to enforce the laws chosen by the majority.

Real & Wonderful Stories

Compiled by: Abdurahim bin Mizhir Almalki

A Brother

     With a non-practicing Jewish mother and a non-practicing African-American Baptist father, both Socialists, religion obviously didn't play a role in my upbringing. Briefly exploring both Judaism and Christianity, which I felt inside me that there was a Creator, I agreed with my parents about the unworthiness, inconsistency and exploitation of organized religion.