Researchers in Sweden have found Arabic characters woven into burial costumes from Viking boat graves, raises new questions about the influence of Islam in Scandinavia. The researchers at Uppsala University behind the study also show that both Allah and Ali are invoked in the patterns of the bands. The Arabic characters appear on woven bands of silk in burial costumes found in Viking Age boat-graves, as well as in the chamber graves clothing of central Viking Age sites such as Birka in Swedish Mälardalen. They were…
As the world welcomes the new Islamic year with the start of Muharram, Muslims around the world mark Yaum-e-Umar (R.A). in respect of the second Righteous Caliph of Islam, Hazrat Umar (R.A).
Apparently, in Egypt, Hijab-free zones have become so common that Egyptian women say they are being 'turned away' at resorts.
Roughly fourteen hundred years ago, in a state of confusion and panic, a prophet-to-be descended down from a desolate cave that he chose as his meditating spot. Something miraculous had just occurred to him. Sweating profusely and feeling feverish with fright, he found solace solely in his wife's words of gentle wisdom.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's highest court on Wednesday rejected a final bid by the country's Catholic newspaper for the right to use the word "Allah" to refer to the Christian God, in a case that has aggravated religious tensions.