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Not Living a Muslim Lifestyle?

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.

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.

Three-Day Halal Fair Kicks off in Bosnia

SARAJEVO – The Bosnian capital city Sarajevo hosts today, September 27, an international halal industry exhibition with the participation of 100 exhibitors from 36 countries, Anadolu Agency reports. “90 firms have halal food certificates in Bosnia, while more than 130 producers and over 7,000 products have halal food certificates in the region,” Damir Alihodzic, the …

Muslim Restaurateur Feeds Thousands of Homeless

WASHINGTON, DC – The owner of a halal restaurant in Washington DC has been offering free meals to homeless on a daily basis to honor his mother’s traditions. “I prayed to God that if I ever have a restaurant, I will announce on the first day that I will bring in the homeless people,” Kazi …

Muslim Groups Spat over Halal Certification

LILONGWE – The issuance of halal certification has become a battleground for Malawi biggest two Islamic groups, with each saying it has the sole right to give halal food certification in the southern African country, Malawi 24 reported on Sunday. “The Halaal Department of the Muslim Association of Malawi (MAM) is the only mandated Halaal …

Dolls Inspire Young Muslim Girls to Dream Big

DUBAI – Hoping to inspire young Muslim girls to take pride in their faith, a Dubai-based company has created a set of hijabi dolls that represent a wide range of interests and aspirations. “We want young girls who don’t often see their cultural identities and faith represented in a relatable way to know that they …

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Islam Awareness Week to Explore Deeper Meaning of Halal

WAIKATO – The Waikato Muslim Association in New Zealand plans to organize an Islam Awareness Week to shed light on the deeper meaning of the halal concept in Islamic Shari’ah. “The purpose of our Islam Awareness Week is to get people’s perception of Islam correct,” Waikato Muslim Association president, Asad Mohsin, told Stuff.co.NZ on August 31. The awareness week which …

Halal Was Made Before The Haram

Allah made the creation permissible for us. He made the Halal before the Haram. However, there are some exceptions to the rule.

Saudi Plans World’s Largest Halal Center

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia’s Food and Drugs Authority (SFDA) has announced plans to launch what is claimed to be the world’s largest center for halal food and products. “The vision of the center is to be an Islamic leader in halal products [and] to strengthen the Islamic dimension of the Kingdom through a supervisory system …

Food Delivery App Attracts Singapore Muslims with Halal Bags

SINGAPORE – Catering to the need of the Muslim customers in Singapore, a famous food delivery app has offered to keep ’ halal orders’ separate from ‘non-halal foods’ by using designated satchels during delivery “The move is both in response to feedback from customers and restaurant partners, as well as a strategic one to tap into …



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