October 2012


Letters to the Editor

On ‘Shaikh Google’, working in banks, Islam and Hinduism, share-trading, Feminism, and more.

The Hadith

The Excellence of Hajj and Umrah

1. Ibn `Umar (May Allah be pleased with them) reported: "The Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, ‘(The super-structure of) Islam is based on… more »
The Qur’an

Verses from Surah Taha (128-135)

[128] Are they not guided (by the fact that) how many generations We have destroyed before them in whose (past) inhabitations they walk… more »

Expired Brains

Those who will not respond to the Messenger’s call, as contained in his Sunan, will remain spiritually dead.


Wars in Last 150 Years

Presented hereunder is a chronological timeline for the occurrence, and casualties, of war and violence perpetrated during the past 150 years. The results… more »
Human Rights

Visiting Myanmar’s Threatened Rohingyas

Despite official obstacles barring most observers and aid workers from western Myanmar, two months after dozens were killed in sectarian clashes and tens… more »
Children’s Column

YMD Children’s Column

The Qur’an for Young Hearts – 36 Important Notes 1:The translation of the Qur’an being presented here is interpretative. It is meant for… more »
News Flashes

Flashes from the Muslim World

BURMA Burmese in big demand to lead Taraweeh More than 500 Burmese expatriates who have memorized the Holy Qur’an and can recite it… more »

The Unlearning Evolutionists

For a long time, the concept of ‘vestigial organs’ appeared frequently in evolutionist literature as ‘evidence’ of evolution.


Islamophobia or 9/ 11: Which Came First?

The framing of narratives and views about the Islamic world serves to present Islam as a threat to the West’s security, supremacy, and values, and it persists despite the secular transformation (to various extents)


God Particle: What Was Left Unsaid*

Everybody was wowed by the recent discovery of a Higgs-like particle, but how many people really understand what was discovered, asks QUENTIN COOPER. The reality is that science is often complex, collaborative and continuous. But with stories,


My Journey to Islam (Part-1)

A Canadian Catholic’s account of his search for the Truth, and his discovery of Islam.


Modern Lifestyles Fuel Higher than Average Cancer Rate for Women

More than one in five British women is classified as obese, with research showing they are almost 50 per cent more likely to die from breast cancer than women carrying fewer pounds.