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The Epic Beginnings of Mawlid 

With the arrival of Mawlid, with the streets hustling and bustling with sweets and other fanciful items, one looks and wonders at the gloss gory spent of money and is therefore forced to think about the epic beginnings of this ‘celebration.’Well, now delving into the origins of Mawlid, it was first heard of and initiated by the Fatimid dynasty. 2,107 more words


Iraq's Shi'ite militias could prove bigger test than Mosul

In early June, two Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias under the nominal control of the Iraqi government stormed into an Iraqi military airbase north of Baghdad. Driving armored vehicles and wielding rocket launchers, they took over a building on the base. 1,467 more words

Middle East

Triple talaq debate in India

Islam has two sects – Shia and Sunni. These sects emerged owing to differences in opinions following the death of Prophet Muhammad in 632 AD as to who would lead Islam, which was then a new and a rapidly growing faith. 952 more words

National Affairs

All bogus efforts to register false cases against the Official Mutwalli Syed Akbar Abbas has been failed.

All the bogus applications of Syeda Anjuman Ara and Syed Hassan Abbas have been failed and refused to register a false case against official Mutwalli Syed Akbar Abbas. 285 more words


Iraq suicide bomb: Shia pilgrims among nearly 80 dead

Source: BBC

Nearly 80 people, many of them Shia pilgrims, have been killed in a truck bomb attack at a road stop in Iraq, a security official says. 156 more words

The Muslim Times

Dubai, London

Dubai, London. That’s where I live. Fucking Dubai, man. Women dressed as ninjas. I can’t even get in an elevator if Muslim women are in there because I’m a man. 1,660 more words

Societal Ills