Category - Opinions

Is Palmistry Accurate?

One of the questions we keep asking is if whether palmistry is accurate. Whether it is merely made up or there is scientific truth to it. Palmistry is accurate if you want to believe it is accurate...

And what do you know about Laylatul Qadr?

Allah asks you, 'And what will make you comprehend what the grand night is.' This is in the rhetorical, signifying already its greatness. Then Allah gives us something to compare it with, 'The grand...

Why do we love Junk Food

We all love a bit of cake but why ever wondered why? Junk foods are foods that are high in fat and sugar providing no real nutritional value. They just fill the stomach and stop hunger temporarily...

Habib Ali al-Jifri on Christmas

Islamic stance on Christmas I remind my brothers from among the students of sacred knowledge that the scholars who forbid congratulating non-Muslims on their religious celebrations tied their...

Post-Brexit Scenarios

Post-Brexit Scenarios Only one day left to the vote on the Brexit deal, let’s have a look at some of the possible scenarios. If Parliament agrees with the proposal, then the withdrawal...

4 Facial Features

They say first impressions are everything. In those first moments of meeting someone new, psychologists say you’ll both be scoping out the same four facial features. For example, you’ll...

25 Parenting tips backed by Science

25 Parenting tips backed by Science With the help of many sources online, here are some tips to get your started. Don’t be fooled by their height No matter how tall they get or how grown-up...

The Perfect Soft-Boiled Egg

Eggs, eggs, eggs! You can have them scrambled, fried or even raw. I think the way you like them says something about you! Scrambled? Very untrustworthy—pray that the eggs are soft-scrambled at the...

Common Mistakes in Ramadan

Common Mistakes in Ramadan For many of us Ramadan has lost its spirituality and has become more of a robotic exercise than a form of Ibaadah (worship); we fast from morning to night like zombies...

Eu Referendum

EU Referendum UK This is the one of the most difficult questions this country has faced in the last decade, do we stay or do we leave the EU? To begin with the only reason we are having the EU...

Muslim Moon Wars

Muslim Moon Wars How moonsighting is established islamically Using Modern equipment Local vs Global Problem with Saudi Necessary to follow local mosque Solutions Misc Intro Muslim moon wars –...

Is it arrogance?

‘I’m intelligent’ This simple statement can be perceived in many ways. How often are we quick to assume. Pride This is a feeling of deep pleasure in one’s own achievements or qualities or...

What is Hijab

What is Hijab To some this may be yet another Hijab post but this one is different, I want to look at the Hijab in the modern world. I also want to explore the emphasis of the word Hijab, how it’s...

Lord of the Rings and Islam

Islam and the Tolkien’s Narrative Lord of the Rings and Islam – Many of you have seen the Tolkien series of films, there’s Lords of the Rings and The Hobbit. I’ve seen each of the...

Islamic Haircuts

Haircuts in Islam An unusual topic for me to discuss, but one Muslims generally overlook. Although not the strictest of rulings, there are hadith that stress keeping an adequate hair style. You can...

Political Parties

British Politics Political parties in the UK are more level-headed than ever and with the rise of the UKIP party, the two-party system is ceasing to exist. I’ve decided to explore the parties...

Oppressed or in Serenity?

Oppressed or in Serenity? So who are these women covered from head to toe, are they oppressed and burdened as depicted in the morning paper or are they women who embody serenity? Are they enslaved...

Cartoon of the beloved

Guidelines for the Muslim Community regarding new cartoons to be published Tomorrow – Wednesday 14 January 2015 The following points are general guidelines for Muslims on how to initially deal...

Academic Writing

Writing can always be improved. This post goes through several errors you can avoid to improve your academic writing. They are minor errors that we all make and they will enhance your writing ability...

What do you make of love?

Love is a special and complicated emotion which can be difficult to understand. Most people believe that love revolves around the heart but more modernists are starting to believe it actually occurs...

Act now for Palestine!

Whether you will be watching the world cup final or not, go onto your social networking sites and put it on your status' that you will be watching the game on ITV followed by #BoycottBBC. If you...

The Palestinian Crisis

Palestine: Land of Lions Not many international disputes have generated as much emotion, anguish and diplomatic gridlock as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Rooted in decades of clashes over...