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Commercializing Hajj: A Trade Boost or Trade-off?

Step outside in any cosmopolitan city in the world today, and take a good look around in the sky. You will probably soon spot at least one high-rise building in the distant skyline, cutting through the lofty cloud-dotted horizon like an upright sword. The increasing construction of tall hotels, towers, malls, and business/convention centers, has …

Changing Qibla

Changing Qibla: What Happened in Madinah?

Short Answer:18 months after the Prophet’s migration to Madinah, new Quranic revelations instructed the Prophet and the Muslims to turn towards the Kabah in Makkah when they prayed. Changing Qibla was a major milestone and Allah revealed a long passage in the Quran, which runs from verse 106 to verse 150 of Chapter 2.This process …


Expel Jews and Christians from Arabia?

Salam Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. We are sad to read that you left Islam for things that seem to be contradictory. First let’s agree that Islam is different from what Muslims do. Islam does not need beautification. And Islam has a solution for all problems. The problem …

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