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Donating Blood, Syrian Refugees Give Thanks for New Life in Canada

CALGARY – Dozens of Syrian Muslim refugees have raced to donate blood at the Canadian Blood Services clinic in Eau Claire to express their gratitude for the new life in Canada. “We really wanted to come together across the country as a Syrian community and say in one loud voice that we are here to …

Ibn Alnafis, Discoverer of Pulmonary Circulation

Ibn Alnafis, Discoverer of Pulmonary Circulation

Ala-al-Din Abu al-Hasan Ali Ibn Abi al-Hazm al-Qarshi al-Dimashqi (known as Ibn Al-Nafis) was born in 1213 A.D. in Damascus. He was educated at the Medical College Hospital (Bimaristan Al-Noori) founded by Noor al-Din Al-Zanki. Apart from medicine, Ibn al-Nafis learned jurisprudence, literature and theology. He thus became a renowned expert on the Shafi’i School …

Precious Blood

Safety & Donation of Our Precious Blood

The chance of receiving a safe transfusion varies from one country to another. This depends on whether there is a good, safe blood donor program in place. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), some 60% of the global blood supply goes to 18% of the world’s population. There is a serious disparity between countries …

Windsor Muslims Embark on Blood Drive

Recognizing Canadian Blood Services’ severe shortage of blood, Canadian Muslims in Windsor have decided to arrange their celebrations of Canada’s 150 anniversary with an ambitious blood drive that aims to deliver 150 pints of blood.

Does Swallowing Blood Invalidate Fasting

Does Swallowing Blood Invalidate Fasting?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: It is not permissible for the Muslim to swallow blood, whether it is a little or a lot, in Ramadan or at other times. Answering …

Does Pus Nullify Ablution?

Does Pus Nullify Ablution?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Thanks for your question, and we implore Allah to help you overcome your health problem soon. Before dealing with the juristic aspect of your question, we advise you to see …

Mensuration

Does Blood after Mensuration Nullify Fasting?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear sister, thank you for your question and for your interest in performing Prayers and fasting, two of the pillars of Islam. As …



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