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January 2008

In Pursuit of Happiness

”Who is he that will lend to Allah a goodly loan so that He may multiply it to him many times? And it is Allah that decreases or increases (your provisions), and unto Him you shall return.” Quran 2:245 For many, the pursuit of happiness is a central criterion for the choices they make in […]

Looking for Solutions While Living Under Kufr

“And this (He commands): judge thou between them by what Allah hath revealed, and follow not their vain desires, but beware of them lest they beguile thee from any of that (teaching) which Allah hath sent down to thee. And if they turn away, be assured that for some of their crime it is Allah’s […]

Love of Allah and His Messenger

“Say: If your father, your sons, your brothers, your wives, your kindred, the wealth that you have gained, the commerce in which you fear a decline, and the dwellings in which you have delight in are dearer to you than Allah and His Messenger, and striving hard and fighting in His Cause, then wait until […]

World News

European charity charged with kidnapping of 100 Chadian Children Parents told children were being sent to schools A total of 17 Europeans have now been charged with child kidnapping. The charity at the center of the scandal, Zoe’s Ark, had claimed the children they were trying to fly to France were orphans from Darfur. But […]

National News

Gap Widens Between Rich and Poor in the U.S. NEW YORK: The increase in incomes of the top 1 percent of Americans from 2003 to 2005 exceeded the total income of the poorest 20 percent of Americans, data in a new report by the Congressional Budget Office show. The poorest fifth of households had total […]