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Origins of Gregorian New Year

I have heard many Muslims saying “Merry Christmas” and “Happy New Year!” of which I don’t mean Muharram. Many of them wish each other, some even count down to it and celebrate the “New Year” …

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Syria: Welcome to Hell

19 December 2012 Darkoush, Idlib Region. It’s 8pm. We inspect the building being refurbished into an emergency hospital. Syrian teenagers can’t wait for Dr Ahmed to arrive and brief us. He is operating in a …

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7 Things your wife won’t tell you.

Most men have a hard time understanding women. Even a woman they’ve been married to for years. One minute she’s perfectly fine, the next, she’s crying like a baby. She complains about something but when …

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Cyber Relationships in Islam

Social networking… the scourge of modern technology, if abused, especially for the youth of today. I know that the “Blackberry” or “BB” addictions are rife, adults and youth falling victim to it alike but what …

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