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1440 Harvest: Here Are Top 10 News Articles You Might Have Missed

After a year full of developments on various levels, curtains have been drawn on the Hijri 1440. During this year, many articles caught attention of our readers and performed extremely well. As we move on to the year 1441, it is our pleasure to share with you the top 10 Muslim News articles in the …

Muslims Worldwide Celebrate New Hijri Year 1441 - About Islam

Muslims Worldwide Celebrate New Hijri Year 1441

Muslims around the world are celebrating the Islamic New Year as August 31, 2019, was officially declared the first day (1st Muharram) of the year 1441 Hijri. According to Khaleej Times, the Muharram 1 crescent, which marks the beginning of the Hijri (Islamic) New Year, was spotted in Saudi Arabia on Friday. Another tweet by …

A New Year.. All Ways Lead to Forgiveness

A New Year... 3 Ways Lead to Forgiveness

Anew hijri year is about to start; and here is a great chance to start afresh and to turn over a new leaf. You may have missed some of the blessed seasons last year; perhaps you did not do well during the past Ramadan or Dhul-Hijjah 10 days. Many of us certainly feel sad about …

When Will Jumada Al Thani 1440 Start? - About Islam

When Will Jumada Al Thani 1440 Start?

MAKKAH – The Islamic World is about to celebrate the beginning of the new Hijri month Jumada Al Thani, the sixth month of the Hijri calendar 1440. According to the National Research Institute of Astronomy & Geophysics (NRIAG) in Helwan, Egypt, the Waning (old) Crescent Moon which marks the end of Jumada Al Awwal 1440 …

When is Rabi’ Al-Awwal 1440 in Your Location? - About Islam

When is Rabi’ Al-Awwal 1440 in Your Location?

When will Rabi’ Al-Awwal 1440 start in your location? Rabi’ Al-Awwal is the third month in the Hijri Calendar. The most important Islamic events during this month is the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Although the exact date is unknown, the majority of Muslims believe the birth date of the Prophet (SAW) occurs on the …

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

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 …

The Profitable Sale (Hijrah Story)

This Companion Abandoned Everything for Hijrah

{Of the believers are men who are true to that which they covenanted with Allah. Some of them have paid their vow by death (in battle), and some of them still are waiting; and they have not altered in the least.} (Al-Ahzab 33:23) In these modern times of sophisticated technology, people have a real need …

How Hijrah Can Inspire Your New Year Resolution

How Hijrah Can Inspire Your New Year Resolutions

A new hijri year is around. As usual I am busying myself with a slew of to dos. Reflecting on the past year I wrote a long list of goals for the year ahead. These include spending more time with the family and managing money more wisely. This also included the continued promise to lose …

Unified Hijri Calendar

Towards Unified Hijri Calendar

It’s over a 40-year old initiative towards a unified Islamic calendar. This global effort aims at bringing good science close to Shari’ah and practicality through making progress on convergence of Islamic observance for the start of Islamic months.

Hijri Year

When Will Be New Hijri Year 1439?

The Hijri New Year is the day that marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year. This first day of the year is the first day of Muharram. The Hijri calendarstartsin the year 622 AD with the emigration of Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Medina, known as the Hijra. In fact, Muslim use this …

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