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Reciting Quran & Tawaf: Women in Menses Excluded?

Reciting Quran & Tawaf: Women in Menses Excluded?

In the previous part, Dr. Jasser Auda discussed the scholars’ opinions regarding the permissibly of visiting mosques for menstruating women. In this part, he investigates whether a woman in period is allowed to recite the Quran and to do Tawaf. As for reciting the Quran by a menstruating woman or a junub person, the best …

US Muslims Mark First Ramadan in Keene New Mosque

KEENE – Muslims in Monadnock Region, New Hampshire northeast US state, are marking their first Ramadan in the newly built mosque of Keene city. “It’s a time when we try to hold ourselves to a higher character. We try to be more charitable. You’re supposed to control your anger, control all of your urges,” Will …

What Do You Know About Tarawih Prayer?

Tarawih Prayer is a special Prayer Muslims perform only in the month of Ramadan. It is a sunnah of the Prophet, which means that it was his practice to perform Tarawih and Muslims are encouraged to do likewise, but it is not obligatory…

Outer Hebrides' First Mosque Opens in Time for Ramadan

LONDON – The first mosque to be built in the Western Isles has opened on Friday, May 11, ahead of the beginning of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. “I’m overwhelmed and very, very emotional,” Aihtsham Rashid, a builder from Leeds who spearheaded a crowdfunding appeal and organized contractors and tradesmen to build the mosque, …

Rochester Mosque Hosts Ramadan Food Drive

ROCHESTER – A local mosque in Rochester, southern Minnesota, is hosting a food drive during the holy month of Ramadan. “The drive is one of my dreams I should say,” Nabeela Zubair with the Masjid AbuBakr Al-Seddiq mosque told KIMT3 News. “Especially during Ramadan, I know that there are families that are hand to mouth …

Scotland's Local Mosque Gets Support After Attack

DUNFERMLINE – In a swift reaction to the vicious attack on the Dunfermline Central Mosque, the local community in Fife, Scotland, has organized a race against racism event to show support and love. The shocking incident happened last Saturday when an unknown person covered the door and doorstep of the mosque with bacon. “We had …

What Happened When Victoria Mosques Opened Their Doors?

VICTORIA – Representing a minority in the Australian population, Victoria Muslims opened their doors this month to welcome neighbors, offering them a chance to counter their fear of their neighbors. “Muslims are only 2.6 percent of the Australian population, which means the average Australian will not get to meet the average Australian Muslim,” Saara Sabbagh, …

Meet UK Army Veteran Turned Pro-Mosque Campaigner

LINCOLN – Though as a British army veteran, he has a Union flag and the cross of St George flags hoisted in his front garden, Ian Durrant is not an anti-Muslim nationalist. The former soldier, who served for 25 years in the army, is actually a pro-mosque activist who campaigned for the first mosque in …

Scotland Western Isles Races to Get First Mosque Before Ramadan

STORNOWAY – The Muslim community in the Western Isles on Scotland western coast are racing against time to get their first mosque before Ramadan. This came after successfully setting up a crowdfunding campaigns to support the construction of the city’s first Muslim worshipping house. “It’s a big challenge to get it done in time for …



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