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9 ways to cope with job loss Islamically

9 ways to cope with job loss Islamically The news has been dire lately, with millions jobs lost in the United States every year. If we aren’t among the newly unemployed, then we most certainly know at least one person who is. There is excellent advice available about how to handle job loss financially, psychologically and emotionally. However, coping at ... Read More »

Hadith-76

HADITH OF THE DAY Hadith-76   The Prophet said in this regard: “The first thing that will be judged among a person’s deeds on the Day of Resurrection is the prayer. If that is in good order, he will pass the test and prosper, and if that is defective, he will fail the test and will be a loser. (Trimidhi) Read More »

Key Tunisian party renounces political Islam

Key Tunisian party renounces political Islam Read More »

The Arab Spring and Islam: Politics, Religion, Culture and the Struggle for Identity

The Arab Spring and Islam: Politics, Religion, Culture and the Struggle for Identity With the popularity of Islamic-based political parties in Tunisia and Egypt, and the announce of the continuation of a sharia law-based Libya, political Islam in some of the Arab Spring countries is it seems regaining momentum, re-launching the debate between democracy and Islam. After 9/11 and Osama ... Read More »

Political Islam and Muslim Democracy

Political Islam and Muslim Democracy Muslim countries cannot be considered secular and liberal in the way we in the U.S. understand these qualifications, says Jocelyne Cesari, Lecturer in Islamic Studies at HDS. Cesari, who is director of Harvard’s Islam in the West Program, will talk about Muslim democracy and about her latest book, The Awakening of Muslim Democracy, during an ... Read More »

Presidential Politics Polarizing Attitudes Towards Muslims and Islam

Presidential Politics Polarizing Attitudes Towards Muslims and Islam WASHINGTON—After the June 12 shooting in Orlando, Florida, in a gay nightclub killing 49 people and wounding 53, one would expect that attitudes towards Muslims and the Islamic religion would harden or, at best, not improve any. The attack by 29-year-old Omar Mateen, was the deadliest attack in the United States since ... Read More »

Islam and Islamism in the Arab Spring

Islam and Islamism in the Arab Spring A year since the popular uprisings known as the Arab Spring led to the overthrow of several long standing dictators, Middle East expert Asef Bayat discussed the role of Islamism during and since the revolutions in a recent lecture at the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict. Bayat, who coined the ... Read More »

Malek Fahd Islamic School again facing closure

Malek Fahd Islamic School again facing closure The nation’s largest Muslim school is again in financial crisis and facing closure after the ­federal Department of Education refused to continue funding it following years of mismanagement. In February federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham ­ordered that $20 million in commonwealth funding for Malek Fahd Islamic School in Sydney’s southwest be withdrawn in ... Read More »

Islam, Politics and the Arab Uprisings

Islam, Politics and the Arab Uprisings The history of Islam and politics encompasses a wide variety of thinkers and political ideas. It is pivotal to understand the historical context in order to comprehend the rise of Islamist movements in the Middle East and North Africa. Modern Islamist political thought was in part rooted in the rejection of European encroachment into ... Read More »

Dutch Anti-Islam Politician Geert Wilders Convicted Of Insulting, Inciting Discrimination Against Moroccans

Dutch Anti-Islam Politician Geert Wilders Convicted Of Insulting, Inciting Discrimination Against Moroccans A Dutch court convicted politician Geert Wilders of insulting and incting discrimination against Maroccans, but it imposed no penalty on him while clearing him of inciting hatred. Wilders was charged regarding a 2014 incident in which he urged his supporters to chant they wanted “Fewer! Fewer! Fewer!” Moroccans ... Read More »