Monday, August 21, 2017
Wardheer News

Hajj – Not a two-week vacation

BY: SACHIKO MURATA, WILLIAM C. CHITTIC The hajj is a set of rituals that take place in and around Mecca every year, beginning on the eight and ending on the thirteenth day of the last lunar month, Dhu’l-Hijja (The Month of the … Continued

Intention of Hajj

BY: AYUB A. HAMID The significance of Hajj as a pillar of Islam is quite evident from the reward this act of worship brings to its performer. As has been reported from the Messenger of Allah , the person performing the Hajj … Continued

Kaaba kiswa raised indicating beginning of Hajj season

MAKKAH: Following the annual custom, the lower part of Kaaba garment (kiswa) was raised and tailors covered the exposed part with a white cotton cloth of about two meters across the four sides. This procedure is carried out every year … Continued

Last Somaliland Church closes

The church in Hargeisa  By Premier Journalist The only Catholic Church in Somaliland has closed again due to “public pressures”, just one week after being officially re-opened. The restored church, St Anthony of Padua, in the Shaab area of Hargeisa … Continued

Patience in Islam: The Story of Zainab bint Muhammad

This is a must read story of Zainab bint Muhammad, the eldest daughter of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) and Khadijah (may Allah be pleased with her). The story shows the importance of having a great Patience in Islam. Abu … Continued

Advice of the Prophet

Companion of Prophet Muhammad , Khalid ibn El Waleed narrated the following: A Bedouin came one day to the Prophet  and said to him, “O, Messenger of God! I’ve come to ask you a few questions about the affairs of this life … Continued

Harar – the Ethiopian city known as ‘Africa’s Mecca’

As the Unesco-recognised Ethiopian city of Harar marks its 1,010th anniversary, the BBC’s Emmanuel Igunza explores its unique heritage. Night falls in the ancient city of Harar, and I’m witnessing a breathtaking, if not bizarre, exercise. A young man skewers … Continued