Why a Gratitude Practice Should Be Part of Your Worship

‘If you give thanks, I will give you more.’ Surah Ibrahim, Verse 7. Gratitude and giving thanks to Allah SWT is the essence of Islam. It is the key to success and abundance in this Dunya and being grateful to Allah SWT is something we should be doing every single day. It’s an act of…


4 Powerful Duas For Grief

Everyone processes grief differently. The loss of a loved one or the loss of anything cherished is difficult, and the grief that follows takes shape in different forms. It’s a natural reaction; something that is part of life in this dunya. Death and loss is inevitable. There are stages of grief, and many different ways…


Ilhan Omar Faces Islamophobia From Her Own Political Party

United States Representative, Ilhan Omar, was caught in a crossfire with Jewish Representatives from the Democratic party over her recent question where she supposedly piled the U.S., Israel, Hamas, and the Taliban in the same category. During a video conference with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Omar called for justice for “all victims of crimes…

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How Gaza’s Children Are Affected by Israeli Apartheid

Imagine a world where hearing missiles launch and watching buildings crumble is a norm. Where seeing your parents gently wipe away your tears and steel their nerves to face another day of terror is something as normal as waking up and brushing your teeth. Imagine living on the streets beside your broken homes and receiving…

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7 Answers to Questions You May Have About Eid Prayers

Alhamdulillah, by the grace and mercy of Allah SWT, we’ve almost finished another blessed month of Ramadan. And now, it’s time for us to prepare for Eid-ul-Fitr. Before we get into answering some common questions regarding Eid prayer and what exactly we do during the prayer, let’s go over what we should have done before…

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These 5 Afghan Girls Made the Forbes Asia “30 Under 30” List

It’s time to celebrate another incredible feat for the Muslim community! This one comes in the form of five young Afghan girls being chosen for the Forbes Asia “30 Under 30” list! The five young girls, aged between 15 and 19, developed a lightweight, low-cost ventilator last year to help decrease the shortage of ventilators…


6 Things You Should Do in the Month of Sha’Ban

The month of Sha’ban is here and that means Ramadhan is just around the corner! SubhanAllah. Sha’ban is a month many people overlook as it falls right in between Rajjab and Ramadhan. However, Sha’ban is the month where some of the most notable miracles happened, like the splitting of the moon and the changing of…


Important Women in Islam: Sumayyah bint Khayyat

How often do we doubt our own courage and strength when it comes to proudly showcasing our faith, our trust and belief in Allah ﷻ? It’s only natural that we do – we are humans after all. But the story we’re about to delve into now is one of courage, strength and sacrifice that goes…


This Is What Joe Biden Said About the Genocide of Uyghur Muslims

During a recent town hall, President Joe Biden made some very dismissive claims about the mass genocide of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang, China’s western region. President Biden shared his recent phone conversation with Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, General Secretary for the Chinese Communist Party, during the town hall. President Biden informed the public of their…


7 Black Muslim Influencers To Follow on Instagram

Black History Month is here! While we should celebrate the many achievements and honours of the Black community — and Black Muslims specifically — throughout the entire year, this specific month gives us a chance to cast a spotlight specifically on them. In a world where Instagram has taken over and our lives revolve around…


Biden Names the First Ever Muslim Woman U.S. Attorney

In a historic move, the new federal prosecutor of the Eastern District of Michigan from next month will be Saima Mohsin, a Pakistani-Muslim. Mohsin, 52, is the first ever Muslim woman and Pakistani to be acting United States attorney. According to the Department of Justice, the Joe Biden administration appointed Mohsin as the acting United…


5 Contemporary Novels by Muslim Authors You Must Read

A good contemporary novel has a way of making you feel at home. The characters, the plot, the storyline, and even the themes are all ways for you to connect and see yourself in them. For the last two decades, several Muslim authors have published outstanding contemporary novels that deal with family, love, hatred, drama,…