Islamic Archive

Veena Malik welcomes Rosie Gabrielle to Islam

Pakistani actress Veena Malik has warmly welcomed Canadian traveler Rosie Gabrielle, who had announced earlier her conversion to Islam. Veena Malik shared the photo of Rosie on Twitter and wrote, “lucky are those guided towards the True path … Welcome to the …

Pakistan for Ummah unity: FM

ISLAMABAD – Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi yesterday said that Pakistan wanted unity among the Muslim-majority countries. Speaking to renowned Islamic scholar Syed Sadaqat Ali here, the FM said the government supported the religious scholars who were preaching Islam across the world. …

Muslim world can forge renaissance: Turkish leader

ISTANBUL  Following on its rich history of science and culture, now the Islamic world can forge a new renaissance, said Turkey’s president on Monday.  “The Islamic world, which made Istanbul, Cairo, Damascus, and Baghdad centers of science and culture for centuries, can …

Increase of students in Islamic primary schools

The number of students in Islamic primary schools has grown within the last 10 years. This is clear from numbers from the Education Executive Agency (DUO). The figures had been required because of the Volkskrant. Quality enhancement is the biggest reason for this …

Erdoğan rejects reference to ‘Islamic terror’

A Muslim cannot be a terrorist and Islam does not produce terrorists, the Turkish president said on Dec. 5, once again rejecting the term “Islamic terrorism”. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said racism, discrimination and Islamophobia have spread like poison ivy in countries once seen …

Islam vs official Islam: myth in Pakistan

“Muslim means a person who believes in the unity and oneness of Almighty Allah, in the absolute and unqualified finality of the Prophet of Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), the last of the prophets, and does not believe in, or recognize as …

The Strong Believer: Building a Positive Mindset

In a well-known hadith: وَعَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ ‏- رضى الله عنه ‏- قَالَ: قَالَ رَسُولُ اَللَّهِ ‏- صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏-{ اَلْمُؤْمِنُ اَلْقَوِيُّ خَيْرٌ وَأَحَبُّ إِلَى اَللَّهِ مِنْ اَلْمُؤْمِنِ اَلضَّعِيفِ, وَفِي كُلٍّ خَيْرٌ, اِحْرِصْ عَلَى مَا يَنْفَعُكَ, وَاسْتَعِنْ بِاَللَّهِ, وَلَا تَعْجَزْ, …
Championing Islam as a religion of peace, compassion

Championing Islam as a religion of peace, compassion

I HAVE been assigned by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to share with you a positive universal concept which currently stands as Malaysia’s fundamental principle of governance and administration. Multiethnic, multilingual and multi-religious Malaysia is a rapidly developing country in Southeast …

JUSTICE FOR ALL IN MUSLIM SOCIETIES: IMRAN KHAN

PAKISTAN’S PRIME MINISTER MARKS EID MILADUN NABI BY REITERATING VOW TO TRANSFORM COUNTRY INTO ISLAMIC WELFARE STATE Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday said it was the responsibility of the state to ensure equal treatment for all citizens in an Islamic society. …

Saudi-Russian Agreement in Islamic Cooperation

Saudi Arabia and Russia signed on Sunday a memorandum of understanding on Islamic cooperation aimed at “introducing Islam and its noble values” and exchanging researches, books and scientific publications in various languages. The MoU includes holding scientific symposia and joint training courses, …