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Backbiting/Slandering

Backbiting/Slandering

Definition and ruling on Backbiting What is the definition of gheebah and what is the ruling on it? Praise be to Allah. Gheebah (backbiting, gossip) means that a person mentions the faults of his Muslim brother in his absence, which he would not like if he heard about...

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Free mixing Between the Sexes

Free mixing Between the Sexes

  Free mixing Between the Sexes الشيخ / محمد بن إبراهيم آل الشيخ رحمه الله تعالى Translated by Abu Maryam Bilal   Shaykh Muhammad Bin Ibrahim Aal-Al Sheikh [1311-1389 H (1893-1969 AD)], the former Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, said:   Introduction: Free...

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Islam & the Concept of Friendship

Islam & the Concept of Friendship

Islam & the Concept of Friendship By Eesa Al-Bosnee Humans have always been social creatures and in need of friends and companions. Much of our lives is spent in interaction with others. For us Muslims who are living in a society where we are clearly a minority,...

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Marriage Bandits

Marriage Bandits

Marriage Bandits Originally written for SISTERS Magazine, September 2012 Umm Khadijah exposes the hidden abuse of marriage fraud that occurs within the Muslim community and warns vulnerable sisters how to avoid it. Muslim communities around the world face many...

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