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Blackmarket Hujjaj: Live Google Hangout

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Increasingly as of late, we've heard horror stories from Muslims around the US and Canada, who have poured their hard-earned savings into Hajj packages only to be duped at the end. The pattern is similar: there is a 'delay' of some sort by the Saudi government, then phone calls are ignored, a mysterious fee for expediting the visa appears out ... Read More »

US Religious Freedom Rep Funded By Anti-Muslim Group

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The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the US's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, repeated its request to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) to investigate one of its own members, this time for being funded by the same group that backs a notorious Islamophobe. Earlier this year, CAIR asked for an investigation of USCIRF Vice Chair Zuhdi ... Read More »

Muslim Vignettes on Female Sexuality | NewlyWeds

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The beauty of being newlyweds is that you have no baggage, barriers, or walls. You are bare-naked in terms of emotions. Bring that into the bedroom. A principle that we hoped would ground our relationship is being open, communicating with each other about everything, so there is no room for misinterpretation. Read More »

10 Things You Didn’t Know About President Mursi

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By Yavus Selim At times of great tribulation and turmoil, the first casualty is always the truth. Why? Because the greatest weapon in the hands of the oppressors and tyrants is their ability to manipulate the  facts  to suit their agenda. Because without the truth, we cannot see what is right and what is wrong. Without the truth, there is ... Read More »

MuslimMatters’ Top 13 Most-Read Articles of 2013

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Checkout our top 13 most-read articles of year 2013. Read More »

Qurbani Udhiyah | What is it? Why Should You Offer It?

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alḥamdulillāh, the blessed Hajj season and 'Īd al-Aḍḥa are quickly approaching. Remember the story of Prophet Ibrahim ? His willingness to sacrifice something so dear to him—his son—for Allāh is a great example all of us: Even though he loved his son more than anything in the world, Prophet Ibrahim knew he must obey the command of Allāh—and his righteous son ... Read More »

Chaplain Chats | The Different Recitations of the Quran

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By Chaplain Marc Manley who writes on www.marcmanley.com The following are some loose notes from a talk I delivered at the University of Pennsylvania on March 12th, 2012, on the topic of qira'at al-Qur'an or the Recitations of the Qur'an. I will try to provide some succinct information on some of the terminology, also known as istilahat [اصطلاحات] as well as the various qurra' [قراء] ... Read More »

The Misri Bunch

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Calling all Muslim parents….all conscientious Muslim parents! Are you always on the lookout for creative and educational media to instill Islamic beliefs into your child? Well, look no further! “The Misri Bunch” fit the bill right to a T! Launched in 2011 by a group of friends and funded largely by them “The Misri Bunch” or “Egyptian Bunch” since they ... Read More »

The Spirit of Eid | MM Eid Photo Contest: The Winners!

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Announcing the Winners of the MM Photo/Instagram 'Īd contest! It's about time, right?! :) We know you have been anxiously waiting, so let's get straight to it! *duff roll* … … … First Place – $500 Prize Second Place – $300 Prize Third Place – $200 Prize Runners Up – $25 Amazon Gift Card — Congratulations to those who won, ... Read More »

Losing Her Heart in Egypt: Amr Kassem 1987-2013

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By Asma Hussein Teaching myself how not to lose hope   “Think not of those who are killed in the Way of Allāh as dead. Nay, they are alive, with their Lord, and they have provision. They rejoice in what Allāh has bestowed upon them of His Bounty and rejoice for the sake of those who have not yet joined ... Read More »

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