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Day of the Dogs, Part 21: The Eternal Life

See the Story Index for Wael Abdelgawad’s other stories. This is a multi-chapter novel.  Chapters:  Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Chapter 4 | Chapter 5 | Chapter 6 | Chapter 7 | Chapter 8 | Chapter 9 | Chapter 10 | Chapter 11 | Chapt [Read story...]

How To Respond To Suicide In Muslim Communities

By Rania Awaad, MD, Taimur Kouser, Osama El-Gabalawy, MS Trigger Warning: This article discusses suicide which some might find disturbing. If you or someone you know is having serious thoughts of suicide, please call 911 or the National Suicide Preve [Read story...]

Rituals performed by Haj pilgrims

Author: Agence France PresseID: 1412268246821016300Thu, 2014-10-02 22:47MAKKAH: Close to 1.4 million foreign pilgrims have arrived in Makkah for the annual Haj, which all physically and financially able Muslims are required to perform once in their l [Read story...]

Haj exemplifies equality before God

Author: Ahmad Al-AkhrasID: 1412281888582882700Fri, 2014-10-03 03:00Every year, Muslims from all over the world take part in the largest gathering on Earth, the Haj, or pilgrimage to Makkah. The Haj is a religious obligation that every Muslim must ful [Read story...]

Arafat: Merits of the day

Author: Arab NewsID: 1412281888602883400Fri, 2014-10-03 03:00Allah the Almighty preferred some months to others, some days to others and some nights to others and selected specific times in the year to be seasons of worship and righteous deeds, and i [Read story...]

Standing in prayer valid anywhere in Arafat

Author: JEDDAH: ARAB NEWSID: 1412289023443580600Fri, 2014-10-03 03:00A large number of pilgrims climb Jabal Al-Rahma in Arafat to pray standing on the mount, following in the footsteps of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). It is the most famou [Read story...]

The Arranged Marriage (a short story)

The following is an excerpt from UZ Short Story Collection by Umm Zakiyyah: To anyone else, today was an ordinary day, even if a bit dreary. The ground was wet from a fresh rain. The brown-green blades of grass glistened despite their imminent death. [Read story...]

A beginner’s guide to Ramadan

Author: Associated PressID: 1465222627981187300Mon, 2016-06-06 (All day)Millions of Muslims around the world on Monday marked the start of Ramadan, a month of intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and nightly feasts. Others will begin fasting a day la [Read story...]

Poly Frequently Asked Questions: Part 1

Polygamy is that hot topic that no one can get enough of, yet for all the debate surrounding it, it is rare to hear from Muslim men and women who are actually living it in their everyday lives. How can one truly form an educated opinion or understand [Read story...]

Day of the Dogs, Part 20: The Soul of a King

See the Story Index for Wael Abdelgawad’s other stories. This is a multi-chapter novel.  Chapters:  Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Chapter 4 | Chapter 5 | Chapter 6 | Chapter 7 | Chapter 8 | Chapter 9 | Chapter 10 | Chapter 11 | Chapt [Read story...]

Human Appeal Australia Honors Muslim High Achievers

MV Media https://muslimvillage.com/wp-content/uploads/mv-logo-tight-news.png HAA Year 12 Muslim Achievement Award Recipients 2021 along with Human Appeal’s team and VIP guests in Sydney Human Appeal Australia conducted its 14th Annual Year 12 Musli [Read story...]

Celebrity Politicians vs. Servant Leadership

Over the past few years, many politicians have attained pop culture status. From sarcastically quote tweeting to posting memes, from citing their love for Tupac to making known their experiences smoking weed, politicians on every side are earne [Read story...]

Day of the Dogs, Part 19: Ximena’s Tale

See the Story Index for Wael Abdelgawad’s other stories. This is a multi-chapter novel.  Chapters:  Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Chapter 4 | Chapter 5 | Chapter 6 | Chapter 7 | Chapter 8 | Chapter 9 | Chapter 10 | Chapter 11 | Chapt [Read story...]

On the Passing of Murabit Ahmad Fal

On February 3, 2021, the great scholar Murabit Ahmad Fal passed away in Mauritania. He was from the Massuma clan which is known for producing ulema. He had a profound impact on the lives of his students and visitors. He began his studies with his fat [Read story...]

Palestine in the Islamic Consciousness 

“Glory be to the One Who took His servant Muhammad by night from the Sacred Mosque to the Farthest Mosque whose surroundings We have blessed, so that We may show him some of Our signs. Indeed, He alone is the All-Hearing, All-Seeing.” (The Qur’ [Read story...]