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6 Facts Will Challenge Your Views on Women in Islam

6 Facts Will Challenge Your Views on Women in Islam

As I got to know this mysterious woman, who I thought had defied all the traditions of her religion and culture, I came to realize this idea of her was a part of my own misconceptions, and all the myths I had held to be true about Islam’s view and treatment of women began to fall away one by one.

First-Ever Muslim American Solicitor General Sworn In

MICHIGAN – Fadwa Hammoud, who was appointed by Attorney General Dana Nessel in January, has been sworn in as the first ever Muslim Solicitor General in the history of the US, State News reported Tuesday. Hammoud made history as she was sworn-in on the Qur’an held in the hands of her young son. “Yes, it’s true that …

Palestinian Woman Finds New Life in Volunteering

MONTREAL – Fleeing conflict in Gaza, Palestinian mother-of-four Hend Elhouseny hopes her volunteering work will help the needy and immigrant women find a new life in Canada. “I’m out of three wars, and a siege, and a lot of difficulties and conflict, but [I’m] still alive, and here in Canada,” Elhouseny told CBC. “I have …

UK Pregnant Muslim Woman Killed with Crossbow, Baby Survives

ILFORD – The death of an eight-month pregnant Muslim woman, who was shot with a crossbow on Wednesday, has shocked the entire British Muslim community. But her baby survived and was delivered by an emergency cesarean section. “The entire Muslim community and the entire Redbridge community is in absolute shock as to what has happened,” …

How Can Muslim Women Face Modern Challenges?

How Can Muslim Women Face Modern Challenges?

The necessities of modern life have laid more burdens on women’s shoulders. Still a Muslim woman needs to abide by the teachings of her religion while going through these burdens. Yet, Islamic history is full of shining examples who can inspire contemporary Muslim women. Need to know more about them? Join Sheikh Navaid Aziz as he addresses concerns …

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How to Get My Girls to Understand and Enjoy Covering?

In this counseling answer: “Hijabs come in so many different shapes and sizes, let them try on different styles and select which one they prefer. Ensure that they pick one that will find comfortable and easy to put on. As you probably know yourself, some styles of hijab are easier to put on than others, …

Iram Habib

Defying Odds, This Muslim Girl Now Kashmir's First Female Pilot

SRINAGAR – “A Kashmiri girl can’t don the role of a pilot”, she was told. But Iram Habib’s dream to become a commercial pilot was too  strong to brush aside, so she shared it with her parents after cracking Class 12th exams. Although she managed to persuade her parents, it took her six years to convince …

Elderly Muslim Woman Preserves Armenian Church

MARDIN– An elderly Turkish Muslim woman has devoted herself to taking care of an ancient Armenian church, and she has been doing this for years, seeking God’s blessings. “I do it for Allah’s blessing. It is a good deed after all. I am here every day,” Hatun Çaçur told Daily Sabah on April 10. The …

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Must a Muslim Woman Be Dressed in Black?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi 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: In the first place, it should be noted that there are certain requirements for a Muslim woman’s dress. These are: 1- …

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