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Muslim Body to Supply Halal Meals for Japan and 2020 Games

TOKYO – Muslim athletes participating in 2020 Tokyo Olympic games will be offered halal food thanks to the agreement reached on Saturday to regulate that in Japan, Asharq Al-Awsat reported March 18. “There’s an important cooperation between MWL and Japan,” said Dr. Mohammed Al-Issa, the Secretary-General of the Muslim World League (MWL), as he signed …

Halal Is Clear & Haram Is Clear: Roadmap for Pure Heart

Let’s think about how important this concept is. Imagine you are a student; you are walking into the classroom and the teacher is just glaring at you. You are sitting at your desk; you are waiting for her to start talking yet she is just glaring at you.

Is Playing in a Rock Band Permissible?

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- The ruling concerning playing in a rock band really varies according to the kind of messages delivered. If the …

Coffee Is Haram? How to Deal with a Strange Fatwa

Coffee Is Haram? How to Deal with a Strange Fatwa

Did you know that 5 centuries ago, drinking coffee in Makkah or in Cairo was illegal, punishable by jail and lashing? Why? Because it was the prevalent fatwa and fiqhi opinion that coffee was prohibited as a type of intoxicants.

Exclusive: Meet Creators of muzmatch–UK’s Leading Halal Dating App

LONDON – Technology is increasingly having an impact on the lives of people around the world. The Muslim space is no different. With many websites in various forms—along with a diverse range of in-person introduction services—competing with the traditional “marriage aunty,” there is a new kid on the block. Launched in 2015, muzmatch has taken …

Taiwan Goes Halal to Attract Muslim Tourists

TAIPEI – Halal dishes and hotels with prayer signs in worshipping rooms are becoming a new trend in East Asia. including in Taiwan, amid hopes to attract more Muslim tourists after the recent decline of Chinese visitors. “We hope to be able to serve tourists, exchange students, or Muslims living in Taiwan. As Taiwanese we …

Non-halal Meat Served as Halal in Canadian University

SASKATCHEWAN – Muslim students at the University of Regina have voiced concerns after the discovery that the food service company at their campus has advertised non-halal food as halal, violating business ethics and student trust. “We can’t trust this organization ever again,” Muhammad Abdul Rehman, the President of the Muslim Students’ Association at the University …


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There is more to a Muslim lifestyle, though, than glossy photographs in a magazine, no matter how attractive they appear. A Muslim lifestyle is altogether different from the ways of life of many of the people we live with.

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