Uncategorized

The Entire Qur’an During Ramadan!?

Ramadan is the month that the Holy Qur’an was revealed to Prophet Muhammad (SAW); to commemorate this month, Muslims not only fast from sunrise to sunset, but also take advantage of the rewards of this month by attempting to take great strides in their faith. Among the many different personal goals that Muslims may create…

Uncategorized

A Poem for Falasteen by Hadiya

I heard that it was generations through the family that taught us how to hold our fist to the sky and to hear the wind attempt to howl through our fingers. Baba told me that his baba taught him that this fist that we hold high is Falasteen and every bit of air that seeps…

Uncategorized

How I’m Observing the 4th of July

The way I choose to observe the 4th of July is by remembering the timeless statement that Tarek Mehanna delivered to the court for his sentencing in April 2012. Because Mehanna resisted the coercion of a federal officer to be a spy against the Muslim community, he was accused and tried for conspiring to help…

Uncategorized

Letter from the Editor: July 2012

It’s been a long and rewarding journey, and we are very excited to say that MuslimGirl.net is finally back and better than ever. Our readers have supported us and made this a mutually fulfilling effort for us all, and now we can proudly say that we’ve come a long way from our launch in 2009…

Uncategorized

The Effects of Al-Ghiba (Backbiting)

The Holy Quran says: O ye who believe! Avoid suspicion as much (as possible): for suspicion in some cases is a sin: And spy not on each other behind their backs. Would any of you like to eat the flesh of his dead brother? Nay, ye would abhor it… But fear Allah: For Allah is…

Uncategorized

A Visit to Germany

I spent my day in Germany, where I had the opportunity to enthrall myself in a new country, culture, and people. We had 8 hours until our connecting flight, so we decided to go downtown where all the hustle and bustle of everyday life was. We took the train from the airport, which is when…

Uncategorized

Still Bleeding

Two years later and nothing has been done to bring justice for the 1,300+ innocent civilians that were murdered in Israel’s siege on Gaza two years ago, nor the nearly 6,000 injured in the massacre. Nothing has been done to alleviate the plight of the remaining population that has been forced to live in the…

Uncategorized

MuslimGirl.net on the Radio!

Salamu alaikum everyone! MuslimGirl.net recently got a segment on Shine Time Radio on 90.3 The Core! We discussed the idea behind MuslimGirl.net and what our goals are insha’Allah. And since the radio show is run by a couple of college guys, of course they had to ask about wanting to date a Muslim Girl…

Uncategorized

The Final Sermon

The year 10 A.H. was one of the most significant years of the Islamic calendar. Leaders and tribes that one could have never imagined would show the least bit of acceptance towards Prophet Muhammad (SAW) began to embrace Islam as their faith, and multitudes of people were turning to the religion of Allah (SWT) ….

Uncategorized

The Battle of Khandaq

At this time, there was growing peace and security in Medina. However, a Jewish tribe called Banu Nadir attempted to invoke a string of indecencies upon Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and the Muslims, leading them to become exiled from the city. This exile angered them and they wanted to find a way to kick the Muslims…

Uncategorized

Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) Before Prophethood

It’s important to know the history of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) even prior to his prophethood because those were the years that shaped the Prophet Muhammad’s (SAW) reputation and image to the people of Mecca. His early years of virtue would soon precede a lifetime of nobleness and greatness. After his grandfather passed away when the…

Uncategorized

The World Before Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

At the time that Allah (SWT) had sent Prophet Muhammad (SAW) to humanity, the world was sleeping in a dark period of impulse and ignorance. Disunited and rotting in their own lack of education, people remained steadfast in their own ways and showed no hope of progressing towards a brighter future. It was then that…

Uncategorized

Trendy Hijabi Wallpapers

The cool kids over at StyleIslam have put together a package of gorgeous desktop backgrounds featuring vectors of young muslim women wearing the hijab. There are seven different wallpapers, and each one displays a Muslimah with a unique style or appearance. Personally, when I saw these wallpapers, I felt so inspired by them and reminded…