Monday, April 23, 2018
Wardheer News

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

Masjid Al-Aqsa in Islamic history

BY: ZAFAR BANGASH Panoramic view to Jerusalem Old city and the Temple Mount, Dome of the Rock and Al Aqsa Mosque from the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem (photo: iStock by Getty Images). Masjid al-Aqsa has a rich history. It is … Continued

Veiling is compulsory in Islam, debate unacceptable: Al-Azhar

Egypt’s Al-Azhar, the Sunni Muslim world’s main religious institution, asserted on Monday in a fatwa, or religious decree, that it is compulsory for women in Islam to wear the veil, while those who deny this are “extremist” and “abnormal”. Through a … Continued

Prophet Muhammad: A Mercy For All Creation

– إِنَّ فِي هَذَا لَبَلَاغًا لِّقَوْمٍ عَابِدِينَ  – وَمَا أَرْسَلْنَاكَ إِلَّا رَحْمَةً لِّلْعَالَمِينَ “Indeed, in this [Quran] is notification for a worshiping people. And We have not sent you, [O Muhammad], except as a mercy to the worlds.” (Quran: 21:106-107) God’s … Continued

What ‘Allahu Akbar’ Really Means

BY: OMAR SULEIMAN Interior of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey. The mural reads “Allah” – the name of God in Arabic (photo: iStock by Getty Images). I’ll never forget the day a US army veteran who had fought in Iraq embraced … Continued