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Helping Refugees, Turkish Muslims Embrace their Role as Modern Ansar

Nizip was not the first time I had been rendered speechless by conditions in a refugee camp. In 2005, I experienced the atrocious conditions endured by internally displaced Palestinians living in slum cities, from Ramallah to Gaza. Two years later, I had the misfortune of visiting Sabra and Shatilla. These the twin hell holes today house 22,000 human beings.

Who Are the Prophet's Companions

Who are the Companions of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him)? What did it take to be included among this highly esteemed category? In this video we learn about the definition of Sahaba or Companions of the Prophet Muhammad, their categories and qualifications and their merits. Not all the Sahabah are of the …

Hijrah: Living for a Mission

One may wonder, “Why would the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) and the Muslims leave their hometown to some far place like this?” The straight forward answer is because he and the Muslims were not able to worship Allah in Makkah and they have been tortured by the Makkans. While that was absolutely …

Defusing Civil War in Madinah (Story)

Defusing Civil War in Madinah (Story)

After the immigration of Muslims from Makkah to Madinah, one may imagine that Makkah can live now in peace, away from Muslims. However, the people of Makkah have another opinion; for many reasons, they see a great danger in the fact that Muslims and Islam have found a new home in Madinah: – Madinah is on …

Al-Bara' ibn Malik: Allah and Paradise (Story)

He was thin and wiry with so little flesh on his bones that it was painful to look at him. Yet, he was so courageous and daring that `Umar once wrote to his governors throughout the Islamic state that they should not appoint him to lead any army out of fear that he would have …

Winning Hearts

Overwhelmed, Abu Sufyan said to the Prophet: “You are indeed very generous. May my parents be sacrificed for your sake. I fought you and you were the most honorable of foes, and I have made peace with you and you have proved to be the best of friends.”



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