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‘Reject extremism, defeat terrorism’ – Eid message of H.M. King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah congratulated Muslims on the successful completion of Ramadan on Sunday. On the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr, the king said: “Eid brings joy…

Makkah hotel room rates break records 

. RIYADH: ARAB NEWS Published — Monday 28 July 2014 Several tourism and commercial firms are taking advantage of high demand by leasing hotel rooms with views overlooking the Grand…

Henna business gets an Eid boost

Eid is not only a time for happy celebrations, but also the chance for enterprising women to boost their henna businesses. These enterprises have evolved to such an extent that…

Mecca: Fire at Grand Mosque in Mecca leaves 14 injured

Fire at Grand Mosque in Mecca leaves 14 injured Three were hospitalized after a fire broke out in scaffolding. World Bulletin / News Desk        muslimworld/141273 A fire broke out on…

Envoy: 21m Chinese Muslims fast in Ramadan

An estimated 21 million Chinese Muslims fast during the holy month of Ramadan and are allowed under the country’s constitution to freely practice other Islamic rituals, according to the Chinese…

Saudi Arabia: Accidents: 508 die in 1 month 

Traffic accidents Kingdom-wide have caused 508 deaths and 2,890 injuries in a single month, local media said quoting data released by municipality and traffic agencies. There were 39,246 accidents registered…

[Movie] The Message: Mohammed: Messenger of God (1976) in English

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[Video] Prophet Muhammad’s Biography – A History Channel Presentation

Source: youtube.com Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)’s biography by history channel. A great source of information for those who do not know the history of Islam.…

Navigation app boon for Haj pilgrims from India

A new state-of-the-art navigation system is being introduced to help Indian pilgrims to find their way to their places of accommodation in Makkah during Haj, Indian Consul General B. S.…

Miswak: Sticking with tradition…

RIYADH: GHAZANFAR ALI KHAN Published — Saturday 12 July 2014 Millions of Muslims across the world, especially in Arab countries, swear by the miswak as the ideal tooth cleanser, with…

Myths & Facts: Israel-Palestine conflict and the Ahmadiyya

Source: rabwah.net In 1948, the issue of the division of Palestine was under discussion in the Security Council. At the wishes of Arabs, The 2nd Khalifa of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Mirza…

Sound System covers Grand Mosque Prayers up to 9 Km

Epigraph: And remember the time when We assigned to Abraham the site of the House and said, ‘Associate not anything with Me, and keep My House clean for those who…

Iraq crisis: How Saudi Arabia helped ISIS take over the north of the country

World View: A speech by an ex-MI6 boss hints at a plan going back over a decade. In some areas, being Shia is akin to being a Jew in Nazi…

Quba — the first mosque in the history of Islam

MADINAH: YUSUF MOHAMMAD ARABNEWS Published — Sunday 13 July 2014 Quba Mosque to the south of Madinah is the second largest and prestigious mosque in the city after the Prophet’s…

Go for Ramadan Umrah once ‘to make it easy for others’

A high-ranking official at the Haj Ministry has advised Saudis and expats to perform Umrah only once during Ramadan to give others a chance to do it with ease. Civil…

Pictures of the Day: Opening of Fast in the Holy Mosque of Madinah

By Rohail Khan, Senior Banker, Media Adviser, Philanthropist Jeddah, Saudi Arabia…

Religious freedom in peril

Written by Nicholas Kristof | sacbee.com This is a sensitive area I’m wading into here, I realize. A Sudanese court in May sentences a Christian woman married to an American to be hanged,…

10-year-old girl converts Filipino maid to Islam

The gentle persuasion of a 10-year-old girl here has resulted in the conversion of a Filipino maid to Islam, a local newspaper reported recently. The maid became a Muslim in…

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