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Female Genital Mutilation – Part of Religion or Tradition?

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Good Evening Ladies and Gentlemen.

I greet you all with the universal greeting of peace. Assalaamu 'alaykum.

I am indeed honoured to be afforded the opportunity to be part of this gathering and I thank Ifrah Ahmed, who happens to be one of the most admirable young feminists in Islaam,for inviting me. I know that it may come as a surprise to you to hear me talk about Islaam and feminism in the same sentence. That is because the prophet of Islaam not only

Burkha Debate

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Respected Ladies and Gentlemen, honoured guests,
I wish to thank you for your kind invitation to address the Phil on this debate.

Giving without reserve

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It is with reticence that I write this. I do not wish to place myself on the moral high ground, or to sermonise anyone. This chapter tries to show the truth and importance of dreaming of our Holy Prophet Muhammad   . These words seek to confirm that ours is a Prophet of Mercy, a Witness, and a Bearer of Good Tidings. It also aims to portray the consequence of da’wāt in the Masjid al- Harām. It is moreover meant as a method of encouragement for our children to some day continue with the Prophetic Tradition of raising an orphan for the sake of Allāh, The One of Unbounded Grace. So that they may by this means know that there is more to life than just prayer and fasting. And that they should give of themselves unreservedly. That they might through it also, temper their adhkār with compassion.

We were asleep at the Mashrabiyya Hotel in Khalid bin Walīd Street in Shubayka, Makkah al- Mukarramah when, by the Mercy of Allāh, I had the most beautiful dream. I saw myself standing in  the  holy  presence  of  our  Truthful  Prophet  Muhammad    .  The  appearance  of  the  Holy Messenger of Allāh matched scriptural records.

Cape Muslims history at a glance

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21st Century

2000 - HIV/AIDS give rise to the establishment of Positive Muslims.

2002 - Sheikh Nazeem Mohammed passed away. He served the Muslims with distinction in many capacities including being President of the MJC and the United Ulema Council of South Africa. He also delivered the Muslim prayer at the inauguration of Nelson Mandela as President of South Africa in 1994.

2002 - The Boorhaanol Ramadaan Cup-a-Soup programme kicks off by providing 200 families daily with something to eat during  Ramadaan.

A little mosque’s big journey, from Winnipeg to Inuvik

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Winnipeg — From Thursday's Globe and MailPublished on Thursday, Sep. 02, 2010 12:39AM EDTLast updated on Thursday, Sep. 02, 2010 7:30PM EDT

By the time it reaches Inuvik, the prefab mosque strapped to Kevin Anderson’s truck will have earned a place in the record books – even before the first worshippers pass through its door.

The stout structure will become the most northerly mosque in North America – and possibly the world – as well as the focus of what’s believed to be the world’s longest building move.

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