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New Story on BBC Travel: The Discovery of Fatimid Gold Coins in Israel

Here are links to 2 amazing stories about the discovery off the coast of Israel of 2580  dinars minted during the reigns of Fatimid Ismaili Imams Al-Hakim and Al-Zahir. 393 more words

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83. THOSE WHO GIVE SHORT MEASURE (Al-Mutaffifin, Sura 83, 36 Verses, Makkan)

In the Name of God, the Lord of Mercy, the Giver of Mercy.

Woe to those who give short measure, who demand of other people full measure for themselves, but give less than they should when it is they who weigh or measure for others! 281 more words

Chapters 78-114

84. RIPPED APART (Al-Inshiqaq, Sura 84, 25 Verses, Makkan)

In the Name of God, the Lord of Mercy, the Giver of Mercy.

When the sky is ripped apart, obeying its Lord as it rightly must, when the earth is levelled out, casts out its contents, and becomes empty, obeying its Lord as it rightly must, you humans toiling laboriously towards your Lord, will meet Him: whoever is given his record in his right hand will have an easy reckoning and return to his people well pleased, but whoever is given his record from behind his back will cry out for destruction – he will burn in the blazing Fire. 107 more words

Chapters 78-114

85. THE TOWERING CONSTELLATIONS (Al-Buruj, Sura 85, 22 Verses, Makkan)

In the Name of God, the Lord of Mercy, the Giver of Mercy.

By the sky with its towering constellations, by the promised Day, by the Witness and that which is witnessed, damned were the makers of the trench, makers of the fuel-stoked fire! 163 more words

Chapters 78-114

86. THE NIGHT-COMER (Al-Tariq, Sura 86, 17 Verses, Makkan)

In the Name of God, the Lord of Mercy, the Giver of Mercy.

By the sky and the night-comer – What will explain to you what the night comer is? 110 more words

Chapters 78-114