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10-25-2016Yemen

Yemeni Kids Starve to Death - What Are You Doing?

With nearly two-thirds of war-torn Yemen – about 19 million people – in need of emergency support, the international community yesterday raised $1.1 billion at a pledging event in Geneva to aid what the United Nations chief calls “the world’s largest hunger crisis.” The aim was to bridge a funding gap in the 2017 humanitarian …

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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. In this fatwa: 1- If you can identify anyone of those people, you can restore him what you have taken from him. 2- …

According to information revealed by the charity, 2,000 of the 70,000 children in care in 2015 were of Muslim heritage.

UK Charity Encourages Muslims to Foster Kids

A British humanitarian charity has launched a new campaign to encourage British Muslims to foster Muslim kids, amid hopes of tackling the shortage of Muslim applicants for adoption.

UK Muslims Mark Successful Charity Day

UK Muslims Mark Successful Charity Day

Hundreds of Muslims throughout the UK carried out community activities, from litter picking to visiting hospitals and making food packages, to mark Sadaqa Day, or charity day, on Sunday, March 26, which was first organized in 2015.

Being a Muslim Volunteer: Why & How

Being a Muslim Volunteer: Why & How

Done with the right intention and the appropriate manner, volunteerism and altruism brings about tremendous pleasure from our Creator. As Muslims we should see ourselves as world citizens. Our compassion and help are not limited to Muslims or even humans only; we should care about all God’s creation. What does Islam say about volunteering? And why it is …

Help Famine Victims in Yemen & Somalia

Help Famine Victims in Yemen & Somalia

More than 23 million people are facing the risk of famine in Yemen and Somalia, according to figures by the United Nations. Aid agencies estimate that a total of 6.8 million people in Yemen are deemed to be in a state of emergency – one step from famine on the five-point integrated food security phase classification (IPC), …

Why Muslims Should Take Pride in Islamic Greetings

Why Muslims Should Take Pride in Islamic Greetings

In a June 1999 interview, British writer and Nobel laureate Doris Lessing (1919–2013) reminisces about a Shanghai visit during which she had this experience: One evening I heard a Chinese family singing “Happy Birthday.” It was weird. You would have thought that they would have their own happy birthday song. Every dominant society in the …

Part 3: How Islam Fights Hunger (30 Verses and Hadiths)

Part 3: How Islam Fights Hunger (30 Verses and Hadiths)

In Part One of this series, we have read Qur’anic verses and hadiths that encourage work and production, prohibit wasting of resources, and maintain food security. Part Two has featured the Qur’anic verses and hadiths that appreciate plantation and explore the duties of the states in fighting hunger. This part will focus on social solidarity …



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