Poison Envy

SHAFAQNA- The vice of jealousy is one of the fatal illnesses of ethics that can be destructive to its beholder in both his life and the after-life.  The difference between jealousy and envy is that jealousy involves a man desiring that a blessing…

How to Gain the Love of Allah

SHAFAQNA- It has been narrated from Abu Sa’id al-Khudri that he said, “I heard the Messenger of Allah (PBUH) say the following to a person whom he was advising: 'Actively seek that which is in the presence of Allah so that Allah will love…

Is there any problem in sweeping and cleaning one”s house at night?

SHAFAQNA- I have heard mostly from old people that one should not dust, sweep or broom their house after sunset? Is it true? Concise answer 1.  Having conducted a research into Hadith (scriptural) sources, we found out that the…

11 Proven Ways to Get Rid of Oily Skin Fast

SHAFAQNA- Oily skin can be a pain to deal. The accumulation of excess oil on the outer skin layer often leads to whiteheads, blackheads, blind pimples and other skin irritations. But there is one big advantage. Oily skin tends to age better…

Protect Yourself and Your Family from the Fire of Hell

SHAFAQNA- A verse in chapter Tahrim places an extremely heavy responsibility on the head of household. If all the people, especially those responsible for their wife and children, paid close attention to this verse, then a large portion of…

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The Family of Abraham (as): A Social, Economic, Political and Religious Model

SHAFAQNA - 1. Definitions and Goals. The study to follow is based on the story of the family of Abraham (as) as described in the Biblical passage of Genesis 12-22. It is an uncritical contemplation of the Massoretic text of the Genesis story…

Imam Mahdi, the awaited one

SHAFAQNA  - Thisarticle has been broken into four sections due to its length. You can either click on the part you wish to go to or simply scroll down to view the whole document Introduction Birth Miscellaneous Information on Imam Mahdi…

The rise of al-Qaeda in South Yemen

SHAFAQNA - A suicide car bombing killed four people Monday when it hit a gathering of loyalist forces in Aden, the southern Yemen city serving as a government base, AFP reported. Five others were wounded in the attack in the residential Sheikh…

Syria’s truce and the race for Syria’s war – Decoding political talks in the Levant

SHAFAQNA - Syria entered a truce Friday set to last a whole two weeks, allowing for a much needed humanitarian reprieve. The question on everyone’s lips: will it hold, and more importantly – what kind of resolution will it achieve for the…

Muslims are the new appointed enemies - but whose agenda is it really serving?

SHAFAQNA -  America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization CAIR posted a photo of racist epithets spray painted on the brick wall of the Islamic Society of North America headquarters in Plainfield, Indiana this weekend. The…

Three effects of neglecting the remembrance of God

SHAFAQNA - Allah (SWT) in Ayah 28 of Surah Al-Kahf describes three negative effects of neglecting remembrance of God. Unable to be with the Prophet (PBUH) Following own desires; if God’s remembrance is non-existent in a heart, that heart…

When men's of God preach hate ... EDITORIAL

SHAFAQNA - I came across a rather upsetting piece of journalism this Monday as I read through developments in the Islamic world. As I skimmed through the headlines my eyes caught something I would have hoped never saw the light of day as it…

What is a pure heart?

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from Imam Ali (AS) who said: Allah (SWT) looks kindly to the pure (clean) hearts of the servants of God [1]. What is a pure heart? At the time of creation of the heart, God made it the place of Divine Kindness. Anything…

Bahrainis call for their prisoners release - end of tyranny

SHAFAQNA - People in Bahrain have taken to the streets to show their growing frustration with the ruling Al Khalifah regime, calling for the release of political prisoners. Protesters rallied in the village of Sanabis, on the outskirts of…

"ISIS is a Zionist plan" says Dutch government official

SHAFAQNA - Yasmina Haifi, who works for the Dutch Justice Ministry's National Cyber Security Centre, made the controversial statement on Twitter yesterday, Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf reported. Referring to Daesh by their former name,…

Pope Francis speaks words of peace for Syria

SHAFAQNA -  Pope Francis expressed hope that cessation of fighting actions in Syria would lead to ending the five year-long crisis. Cessation of fighting actions started last Friday midnight in an implementation of the Russian-US agreement…

Grave concerns for Nigeria after Zaria massacre

SHAFAQNA - The Islamic Movement of Nigeria held a press conference earlier on Monday, 29 February, outlining their frustration with the commission of inquiry and the continued illegal detentions of members of the movement including its leader…

The sign of certainty

SHAFAQNA - Zayd ibn Harithah was not feeling well and was seating and  leaning to one of the pillars of the Mosque. The Prophet of Islam (PBUH) asked Zayd: How did you wake up this morning? Zayd replied: In the state of certainty. The Prophet…

What is the consequence of steadfastness in religion?

SHAFAQNA - Asbaq ibn Nabateh one of the closest companions of Imam Ali (AS) narrated: I was reciting a Dua in Imam Ali's house, Imam (AS) saw me and asked: What are you doing? I replied: I am reciting a Dua. Imam Ali (AS) said: Whenever you…

The highest level of belief according to the Prophet (PBUH)

SHAFAQNA - It is narrated from the Prophet of Islam (PBHU) who said: The highest level of belief for the human being is to realise that wherever he/she is, Allah (SWT) is with him/her [1] [1] Jame'ul Akhbaar, Page 36.