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5 Tips to Benefit from Your Halaqah

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 By Christal Williams Birmingham, UK Gaining knowledge is an obligation on every Muslim according to the hadith in Tirmidhi (74) and there are so many ways you can benefit. In the story of Musa (عليه السلام) and Khidr narrated in Surah Al Kahf, Musa (عليه السلام) travels extensively to gain knowledge from Khidr on whom Allah had bestowed mercy. Allah ... Read More »

Why limit beauty to what you see in the mirror?

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By Hira Zubair Karachi, Pakistan Wherever you look, exaggerated ideals of beauty are being promoted. Women on the billboards are a constant reminder for us to be in shape, models shown on television advertisements seem to be giving us a message that to stay happy we need to be beautiful. Observing this mania in society is deeply upsetting, because our ... Read More »

A well of a problem – Islamic education in today’s age

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Islamic  education is the key to giving the confidence every child deserves in today’s  world By Aisha Vicky Koolen Manchester, UK “… do not kill Yusuf but throw him into the bottom of the well; some travellers will pick him up – if you would do [something].” (Qur’an 12:10) The words of the Qur’an describing the situation of Prophet Yusuf (عليه ... Read More »

Hayaa’ under attack

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Shyness in these times is considered a weakness. Why is hayaa’ no longer treasured by us? By Fathima, Ajman, UAE For a girl, I think the most prized possession she owns after Islam is her hayaa, her dignity, and her repute. I’ll say this again and again – if a girl is in the right frame of mind, the most ... Read More »

A day in GEMS Our Own English High School, Dubai

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The Muslimah Network’s first ever girls’ workshop in Dubai helps young Muslimahs reconnect with Islam By Aysha Abrar Sharjah, UAE   Every success in life is by the will of Allah, provided that we work hard in achieving our goals in the right way. Alhamdulillah, we are proud to announce that The Muslimah Network conducted its first students’ workshop at ... Read More »

Peer pressure and how to deal with it

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If you want to stand out, stand among those who let you. By Neda Shams Dammam, Saudi Arabia The first thing we look for when we enter any school or college or an organisation is a group of people who are acceptable to our liking and ideas. Even children can be found grouping together in such a fashion. We are ... Read More »

Rid yourself of jealousy

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It is a dangerous disease that will ruin all your good deeds. Here is how you can save yourself. By Salma Ameen Colombo, Sri Lanka   Yusuf (عليه السلام) being so young and innocent followed his brothers, oblivious to their plots. His heart overjoyed at the thought of playing with them. He walked along with them embraced in a blanket ... Read More »

The keepers of tomorrow

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The life of a Muslim is driven by purpose and resolution. Are we ready to be the Keepers of tomorrow? By Neda Shams Dammam, Saudi Arabia We cannot eliminate wrong until we propagate right. “And let there be [arising] from you a nation inviting to [all that is] good, enjoining what is right and forbidding what is wrong, and those ... Read More »

Rediscover yourself, in the light of Islam

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Giving up is easy. Wake up to the NEW YOU now. By Nourin Ibrahim Abu Dhabi, UAE   Life is too short and the world too fast-paced. In trying to keep up with the demands of the world, we women tend to forget ourselves. But the fact is that we have a big role to play in the upbringing of ... Read More »

My journey with sign 94:5-6

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Hold on to the Quran; for with hardship comes ease By Shama F. Jeddah, KSA   She had forgotten herself. The person who took care of everyone so thoughtfully now did not know her routine activities like taking a bath or wearing her clothes! She was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. It was deeply painful to see her in that state ... Read More »