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Strong youth support for Shariah in Pakistan

By AFP / 3 Apr 2013

More than half of young Pakistanis believe democracy has not been good for their country and nearly 40 percent are in favor of having Islamic sharia rule, according to a survey published Wednesday.

Pakistan goes to the polls in a historic general election on May 11, but the report by the British Council found deep pessimism about the political system among voters aged 18 to 29.

 

Medical Benefits of Prostration

Source : Islamweb.net / 2 Apr 2013

Sajdah (prostration) is a unique position or stance in the regular prayers, which a Muslim is supposed to offer at least five times a day. Although the basic purpose of obligatory prayers is not to provide exercise, yet it is being increasingly recognized that it has plenty of medical advantages for the human body.

 

Did Islam Spread by the Sword?

Source : Lostislamichistory.com / 4 Apr 2013

It’s a common accusation made against Muslims and Islam in general: “The only reason Islam is a world religion is because it spread by the sword.” It’s a favorite remark of Islamophobes who parade as analysts and historians fear-mongering about the threat Islam supposedly poses to the Western World. With it being such a hot topic that causes so much debate, it is appropriate to analyze and study this topic to better understand whether it is valid or not.

 

Tourism sector to employ 462,000

By Abdul Hannan Tago / 2 Apr 2013

The number of jobs in the tourism sector will be boosted to more than 462,000, said Economy and Planning Minister of Saudi Arabia - Mohammed bin Suleiman Al-Jasser.

The plan focuses on increasing employment opportunities for Saudis in the tourism sector.

 

374 people embrace Islam in a month

By Ali Fayyaz / 30 Mar 2013

New converts — 154 men and 220 women — from various nationalities embraced Islam last month, according to a report of the Islamic Education Foundation (IEF) in Riyadh.

The IEF used various means to take the message of Islam to non-Muslims, like lectures, seminars and the distribution of books, tapes and fliers. It also sends its preachers to residential areas and work places where non-Muslims are found in large numbers.

 

Salahuddeen - the vanquisher of the Crusaders

Source : Islamweb.net / 30 Mar 2013

He was one of the Muslim heroes who lived in the sixth Hijri century (the twelfth Gregorian century).

He managed to unite the Islamic nation and put Egypt, Levant, and Iraq under his reign in one of the greatest Islamic eras.

 

The Seven Earths

 

By IslamReligion.com / 29 Mar 2013

The Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) is the second revealed source of Islam.  Like the Quran, it contains scientific information unavailable 1400 years ago. From these miracles is the “seven” earths, mentioned by the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) in several of his sayings.  From them are the following two:

 

Taiwan aiming to attract more Muslim tourists

By Elaine Hou / 27 Mar 2013

Taiwan is working to attract more Muslim tourists as part of its efforts to expand its tourism, the Tourism Bureau said Monday at a briefing by Muslim travel market experts.

Last year, the number of foreign tourist arrivals to Taiwan reached a record high of 7.3 million, but the percentage of Muslim tourists remained small, said Eric Lin, director of the bureau’s international affairs division.

 

French Want Tougher Anti-Hijab Laws

Source : OnIslam & News Agencies / 27 Mar 2013

The majority of French support imposing tougher laws on the wearing of hijab in the southern European country, a new survey has revealed, putting the Muslim headscarf in the heart of a new controversy, France 24 reported.

The poll by the French marketing and opinion center BVA found that 86 percent of French support introducing legislation that would ban “all signs of religious and political affiliation” in private schools and nurseries.

 

How the actions of a Muslim and the clarity of the message of the Quran led James to Islam.

Source : Islamweb / 26 Mar 2013

It all began back in the late 90’s. I was a San Diego police officer and I had found myself at the desk. I had found myself in the middle of an internal affairs investigation. Of course these types of investigations seem to take forever; I had the fortune of working with another officer. After being around this for a few weeks, we had the opportunity to talk about various subjects. Never once speaking about Islam, although I knew this officer was Muslim. I knew this because we met during the month of Ramadan.So I saw firsthand the sacrifice’s he would make during the day. I often thought to myself, “how could he do this and why”.

 
 

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