Sunday, March 25, 2018
Wardheer News


By Abdi I. Dalal This poem has been written not because the Poet has ill feelings for Fahad Yasin who is a journalist by profession and who is the current Chief-of-Staff of Villa Somalia (Presidential Palace), but to exhort him … Continued

Saudi women need not wear abaya robes: senior cleric

Saudi women should not have to wear the loose-fitting abaya robe to shroud their bodies in public, a senior cleric said, in the latest sign of a far-reaching liberalisation drive. “More than 90 percent of pious Muslim women in the … Continued

On the Importance of Understanding the Qur’an

BY: MANSOOR ALAM Millions of Muslims around the globe recite the verses of the Qur’an daily in their prayers. In Ramadan, recitation of the entire Qur’an is completed in thousands of mosques around the world.  In some cases, the recitation of … Continued

Somaliland issues fatwa banning female genital mutilation

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Somaliland has issued a fatwa, or religious edict, banning female genital mutilation (FGM) – and paving the way for the breakaway region to pass legislation against the internationally condemned practice, a senior official said … Continued

Imam inaugurates move back to the Prophet’s Mihrab

MADINAH: The imam of the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah, Sheikh Abdullah bin Abdulrahman Al-Baijan, today led worshippers in Salat Al Zuhr inside Prophet Muhammad’s Mihrab in the sacred chamber (Al-Rawda Al-Sharifa). This step came after announcing the decision to perform … Continued

Tolerance in Islam allows for fighting corruption: Al-Sudais

Sheikh Abdurahman Al-Sudais MAKKAH — Sheikh Abdurahman Al-Sudais, head of the Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, emphasized that tolerance in Islam does not stop one from taking firm and decisive steps in fighting corruption and combating extremism … Continued

Jesus in Islam and Christmas

Many Christians are unaware that the true spirit of reverence which Muslims display towards Jesus  and his mother Mary spring from the fountainhead of their faith as prescribed in the Holy Quran. Most do not know that a Muslim does not … Continued