August 2015

Editorial

Can be Suicidal

In political matters ambiguity cannot be allowed any room. Ambiguities carry a value for the Fuqaha,’ but in politics, to ignore them can be suicidal.

Letters

Letters to the Editor | August 2015

On Sheikh Imran Hussein, Lawyers and Liars, and more…

The Qur’an

Verses from Surah al-Mu’minun (5 -11)

Tafsir and Commentary from Ishraq Al Ma’ani

The Hadith

Hypocrisy in the Name of Faith

Authentic Ahadith with Commentary

News Flashes

Flashes from the Muslim World

136,020 Indian pilgrims to arrive for Hajj, Nepal seeks bigger Hajj quota, High school girl shatters stereotypes about hijab, and more…

Opinion

Islam and Democracy: Malaysia in Comparative Perspective

Talk delivered at Stanford University, hosted by Center for Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) and Muslim Student Association.

Children’s Column

Children’s Column – Aug 2015

The Qur’an for Young Hearts – Surah Al Baqarah

Interview

Madrasah Nooraniyyah: Leading the Way

UMM UMAR, one of the founding members of the institute shares her inputs on the mission, programme and development of the Institution.

History

The First of the Four: Caliph Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq (d. 13H) – Part 5

The concluding account of the life and times of the first successor of the Prophet (saws) Caliph Abu Bakr.

Miscellany

Oldest Fragments of the Qur’an

Two parchment leaves of a Qur’anic text dating back to within two decades of Prophet Muhammad’s death, indicate that the Qur’an has remained unchanged.

Society

An Open Letter to Islamophobe Dutch MP, Geert Wilders

A letter from a Reverend of the Anglican Church to Geert Wilders, the Dutch MP and anti-Islam campaigner from the Netherlands, in the… more »
Travel

Nepal – A Shock Greater than the Earthquake

The author chronicles his journey through Nepal after the devastating April 2015 earthquake.