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Ashura & Yom Kippur: Muslims & Jews Will Fast Together This Year

JEDDAH – Wednesday, September 19 was a very special day this year, seeing both world Muslims and Jews fasting together to mark religious occasions, a rare coincidence that occurs a few times each generation. “This coming year may become a very good year because this year both Jews and Muslims worldwide are fasting together on …

How Many Consecutive Days to Fast in Muharram

How Many Consecutive Days to Fast in Muharram?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi 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: It is recommendable to fast as much of the month of Muharram as one can; particularly the 9th, the 10th and the 11th days of it. Added …

Tips for Righteous New Hijri Year (Scholars Posts)

Tips for Righteous New Hijri Year (Scholars Posts)

It’s the beginning of the New Islamic Hijri Year. Naturally it is time for many of us to create new resolutions. These can be great if we get our priorities right. 1440 New Hijri Year In 1440 AH, we must put Allah first and keep Him there all year-long. We collected here some useful tips …

1439 Harvest: Top 10 Articles in Shariah

1439 Harvest: Top 10 Articles in Shariah

The hijri year 1439 is just over, and a new year is here. It’s the best time to look back and review our work in the past year. Let’s check which articles were most attractive to our visitors. What were the most popular items in the Shari`ah page throughout 1439? It is our pleasure to share …

Alberta Premier Congratulates Muslims on New Hijri Year

ALBERTA – The Premier of Alberta, Western Canada, Rachel Notley has issued a statement, wishing the Muslim communities a happy new Hijri year. “Tonight, Muslims in Alberta join the world’s Islamic communities in celebrating Hijri New Year, which marks the beginning of 1440 on the Islamic calendar,” she said in a statement published online. “Hijri …

Muslims Worldwide Celebrate New Hijri Year

MAKKAH – Muslims around the world are celebrating the Islamic New Year as September 11, 2018 was officially declared the first day (1st Muharram) of the year 1440 Hijri. The Saudi Press Agency, SPA, and the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) all declared September 11 as the official date for the start of the …

Hijrah

Who Are the 3 Female Figures of Hijrah?

The new year marks the hijra of the first Muslim community. That first community struggled and strove to keep the flame of faith alive so that Islam could be passed on to us today. This time of year is a great time to pause and reflect on the past and those who struggled to make …



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