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A Trip to Egypt - My First Step to Islam

A Trip to Egypt - My First Step to Islam

I really can’t tell why I was attracted to faith and religion especially more than ever before, and why I didn’t try to fill the hole I felt inside me with finding a new hobby or a new group of friends; my heart pulled me towards God…

Egyptian Company Rolls Out Smart Solar Power Bank

Egyptian Company Rolls Out Smart Solar Power Bank

A day after its launch, the Egyptian SunBank was described by the famous online reviewing website TechNIBLogic as the “world’s smartest solar portable charger”. Newcomers to any market must focus on gaining a competitive advantage over their contenders. SunBank’s Egyptian inventor and CEO of Happiana, Mahmoud Saied, informed Aboutislam.net that SunBank is the first solar …

Mediterranean Sea

Mediterranean Diet (Infograph)

The Mediterranean Countries are Albania, Algeria, Bosnia, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Monaco, Montenegro, Palestine, Slovenia, Spain, Syria, Turkey, and Tunisia.

After migration to Madinah and the Truce of Hudaybiyah, the Prophet took it as an opportunity to spread Islam outside Arabia

Glimpses of Wisdom from the Prophet's Life

The Prophet appointed some companions to deliver his message to other sovereign states. He sent letters to the Emperor of Rome, the king of Persia, the ruler of Egypt and to the chiefs of Arab tribes, inviting them to a common call. A detailed analysis of his letters would show…

Holy Land

Signs of Mount Sinai's Qur'anic Surah

Surat At-Tur is the 52nd surah of the Holy Qur’an with 49 verses (ayat). This Meccan surah opens with the oath of the Divine One swearing by the Mount of Sinai which is located in Egypt, where the Torah was revealed to Prophet Moses.

Jabir Ibn Hayyan and Islamic Golden Era Alchemists

Jabir Ibn Hayyan and Islamic Golden Era Alchemists

The word “alchemy” brings to mind images of pseudo-scientists huddling over bowls of liquids, mixing strange potions and dabbling in the occult. However, the true goal of alchemy was nothing less than the transmutation of the “base” (i.e., more reactive) metals into gold. Alchemists also sought a single cure for all diseases and a way …

Mount Elba, Egypt

Egypt’s Largest Natural Woodland

Have you ever heard of Egypt’s largest natural woodland? It’s Elba Protectorate. This is the largest natural protected area in Egypt, out of her officially declared 29 protectorates so far; it encompasses an area of 35,600 km2 (3,560,000 hectares) at the farthest south east of Egypt.

Angry Birds Come from Ancient Egypt

Do you enjoy playing online games? Have you been fingering away on your smartphone playing Angry Birds, Cut the Rope, Fruit Ninja, PES, and Samurai Vegean? Do you compete with friends for high scores on Facebook games? If so, you have ancient Egyptian scientists to thank for that. Flash games and online entertainment applications like …

Prophet Musa and Opposite Sex Interactions

Prophet Musa and Opposite Sex Interactions

In Surat Al-Qasas, Allah Almighty recounts the journey of Prophet Musa (peace be upon him) when he ran away from Egypt after having accidentally killed a person by punching him. The journey took Prophet Musa to the water of Midian where he found a bunch of people giving water to their sheep and, beside them, …



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