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Why I Wear Hijab

Why I Wear Hijab

I often wonder whether people see me as a radical fundamentalist and terrorist Muslim who hides an AK-47 assault rifle underneath her jean jacket. Perhaps, they see me as the poster girl for oppressed womanhood everywhere. I am not sure which of the two it is. I get the whole gamut of strange looks, stares, …

Austria Bans Muslim Women Face-Veil

In decision protested as discriminatory, Austria’s parliament has approved on Thursday, May 17, a new law banning burqa in public places, and imposing a €150 fine on Muslim women who challenge the decision.

Amsterdam Police Considers Allowing Hijab

Police chiefs in the Dutch capital Amsterdam are considering allowing the Islamic hijab as part of police uniform, hoping to engage more officers with migrant background.

Hijab Wedding

How to Observe Hijab During Our Wedding?

Salam Brother, Thank you for sending in your question to our website. There are two practical aspects to any Muslim wedding: the nikah (contract) at the masjid, and the dinner banquet or walimah (reception) afterwards. In Islam, it is not considered wrong to celebrate and enjoy the happy occasion of a wedding, in moderation. In fact, …

Helping My Non-Muslim Mom Understand Hijab

Helping My Non-Muslim Mom Understand Hijab

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you so much for this question and for contacting Ask About Islam. It is very thoughtful of you to explain these issues adequately to your Mom. May Allah help you articulate matters clearly, and may He help her see the wisdom, beauty and peace that is in all the teachings of …

Meet This Inspirational Hijabi Engineer

Fatema Karim Khaku, an inspirational young civil engineer, who has achieved great things in her role and not once feeling like Hijab has limited her in any way.

Women Are The Flag Bearers For Islam

Women Are The Flag Bearers For Islam

Here is the story of Sister Susan Carland from Australia. She talks about how she found Islam and what she thought of it. She sees Islam as a spiritual religion but also an intellectual religion where the women have been chosen as the flag bearers of Islam by wearing hijab!

Quick, Easy Summer Hijab Styles

Quick, Easy Summer Hijab Styles

Sisters, when the weather gets hotter, the last thing you need is a complicated, heavy hijab. Here are two very easy, very quick styles that you can use during the summer months!

US Muslims: Assault on Muslim Student by Teacher a Travesty

School officials fired substitute teacher Oghenetega Edah for threatening to and then ripping off the hijab of 8-year-old student Safa Alzockary. Edah, 31, commanded Alzockary to remove her hijab. When the student refused, the teacher ripped the religious head covering from her head, causing injury to her right eye.

What if I Take off My Hijab?

What if I Take off My Hijab?

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Aleikom, May Allah (swt) Most High bless you and strengthen you on this illuminated path to which He has guided you. As you sacrifice in His way, remember that to keep your intentions pure and you will be blessed both in this life and the next. At each step along your path, especially …



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