June 2018


Missing All

No one, Muslim or otherwise, should excuse themselves for missing the spiritual pleasure that Islam alone affords in the form of the Ramadan fasts.


Letters to the Editor

On Surah al’-Asr, Shaking Hands, Owls, Sama`at-e-Qur’an and more…

The Qur’an

Translation and Commentary of Verses from Surah 26: Al-Shu`ara’ (The Poets) [ 34 – 59 ]

Tafsir and Commentary from Ishraq Al Ma’ani

The Hadith

Kitab al-Iman

Authentic Ahadith with Commentary

News Flashes

Flashes from the Muslim World

UPSC Civil Service Exam, OIC Appoints New Officials, Six Best Apps for Learning Arabic, Makkah and Madinah Train by September …

Children’s Column

Children’s Column

Your Ramadan: Accepted or Rejected? , Notable Quotes, The Water Melon Hunter

Human Rights

‘It Feels Like Being on Death Row!’

To be Black and male in white America, with its white state violence, and its history of white supremacy is like being on death row.


Mus`ab b. `Umayr

Today, in the 21st century, how far are you ready to go for what you believe in?


Urban Youth Unemployment

The workplace is changing before our eyes, with the gig economy growing while full-time, long-term employment with benefits is stagnant or shrinking.


US College Degrees Lose Mystique among Asian Students

Trump, guns and access to quality education in the US has been affecting enrolment patterns in that country.


World’s Longest Cannon in Bahmani Fort

Made by Turkish artisans, the cannon was installed during the reign of the Bahmani Empire in the 14th century.