February 2017

Editorial

Evolution and Its Adversaries (Part 12)

Differentiation is a process in development of a multicellular organism by which cells become specialized for particular functions.

Letters

Letters to the Editor

On Politics, kin, daughter-in-law, loan, fall of israel and more…

The Qur’an

Verses from Surah Al-Noor [35 – 38]

Tafsir and Commentary from Ishraq Al Ma’ani

The Hadith

Revelation by Angel into the Heart

Authentic Ahadith with Commentary

News Flashes

Flashes from the Muslim World

USD550 million humanitarian appeal for Afghanistan, OIC Meeting on Rohingya Crisis, Haramain Train to be Fully Operational by End of 2017, and more…

Children’s Column

Children’s Column

The Qur’an for Young Hearts, The Tree that was happy to be cut

Reflection

‘Narratives of Conversion to Islam: Female Perspectives’ (Part 1)

While some converts made the decision of adopting the traditional mode of Islamic dressing completely and had to a face serious identity crisis,… more »

Perspective

Twelve Signs America is on the Decline

America is declining, in large and important measures, yet policymakers aren’t paying attention.

Human Rights

‘Burmese Military Killed Seven of My Children,’ Says Rohingya Refugee

According to the UN, an estimated 30,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled their homes in the Rakhine region of northwestern Myanmar in recent months.

Miscellany

Mirrored Reflections

Things seem to be despicable for us when we see other people doing it. But when it comes to us, we forget every bit of it and do as we like.

Jurisprudence

Ijtihad as a Legislative Function: Role of Ijtihad, Ifta’ and Taqleed in Legislative Process (Part-1)

In Islamic legislation, Ijtihad plays an important role and has central position in the whole process. Demands of life change day by day; thus,… more »

Science

Earthworms

The next time you pick up an earthworm and toss it onto a compost heap, remember this. You may be wrenching it away from its friends.

Contemporary Issue

‘Barbarism in Words and Deeds:Barbarism of Imperial Wars is Unmatched’

In ancient Greece, the barbarians were those outside of the empire who did not speak the language of civilization. Today, the barbarians emerge from…