Thursday, August 17, 2017
Wardheer News

Somali Clerics Face Off

By Hassan M. Abukar From time to time, Somali clerics engage in a vitriolic war of words against each other. They denounce one another and even engage in Takfir (excommunication) from the realm of Islam. Recently, a vicious war of … Continued

Back in Times: The coming of Islam

By Angelo Bissessarsingh The contribution of our Muslim brothers and sisters in the field of art, music, education, medicine, business and politics cannot be overstated. Their contribution to the ever changing landscape of Trinidad &Tobago is immeasurable. From the 1800s … Continued

5 ways to extend the benefits of Ramadan beyond Ramadan

BY: MAJD ARBIL 1. Fasting the six days of Shawwal is an excellent way to continue the good habits of Ramadan. Abu Ayyub al-Ansari relates that Allah’s Messenger (peace be upon him) says: “Whoever fasts the month of Ramadan and then … Continued

Ethiopian Muslims celebrate Eid-al Fitr

Millions of Muslims gathered to share the joy of Eid Muslims gather to perform Eid al-Fitr prayer at areas surrounding the Addis Ababa Stadium on June 25, 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Eid al-Fitr is a religious holiday celebrated by … Continued

Terror plot aimed at Makkah’s Grand Mosque foiled

MAKKAH: Security forces on Friday succeeded in thwarting an imminent terrorist act targeting the security of the Grand Mosque and worshippers by a group stationed in three locations, said the Interior Ministry. The security spokesman explained that one of the … Continued

The Night of Eid

Allah says that He wants you to finish the prescribed period and to glorify Him for the fact that He has guided you, perhaps you shall be grateful (2:185). “Finishing the prescribed period” means completing the fast of Ramadan. One … Continued

Ramadan: It’s time to say goodbye

All praises be to Allah Almighty that we are in the last days of Ramadan. We are indeed left with only a few days when over a billion Muslims worldwide will be celebrating Eid Al-Fitr to mark the end of … Continued

The Secret of the Night of Power

BY: MUHAMMAD ZUHRI Earth from space at night and the Milky Way (photo: iStock by Getty Images). As creatures aware of our own existence, we human beings have a direct responsibility for our survival on earth. For this reason, each … Continued