OIC Declares “Decade of Action”

Kazakhstan is the site of an OIC meeting. The Organization of Islamic Countries was renamed Organization of Islamic Cooperation. Members of many Islamic countries met in Astana, Kazakhstan to strengthen the bonds among the denizens of the Muslim World. The Secretary General of the enterprise called for a decade of action in countries such as […]

The West and the Rest

Why blame Western Civilization for everything? There is a tendency, especially in Muslim countries, nowadays to blame the West for everything from the backwardness of the Third World to the moral decay that is a sign of the postmodern condition. While there is some truth to this post-colonial thinking, one must also remember that we […]

Hillary Lauds Islam’s Proud History

Hillary Clinton has commended Muslim scientific innovators. The 1001 Inventions Exhibition kicked off in Los Angeles. The event was launched by Hillary Clinton who especially paid tribute to the Muslim inventors and discoverers who made such valuable contributions to the way the world runs today. Mentioned in particular were Fatima Al-Fahiri, who laid the basis […]

Earthquakes in Islam

Earthquakes according to Islam. Earthquakes are one of the great signs of Allah in this universe, with which He tests His slaves as a reminder or to instil fear of Him or as a punishment. Man must remember, when the signs occur, his weakness, incapability, humble status before Allah and his need of Him, so […]

Astrology, horoscopes and fortune-telling in Islam

Astrology, horoscopes, superstition and fortune-telling are all actions of jaahiliyyah (ignorance) which Islam came to show as false and to explain that they are shirk, because they involve depending on something other than Allah and believing that benefit and harm come from something other than Him, and believing the words of fortune-tellers and soothsayers who […]