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Marriage, and Matters of the ‘Islamic’ Heart

A two-part series – part II of which explores the matters of the ‘Islamic’ heart. Part I can be read here.  “Your Lord has not forsaken you, nor has He become displeased,”

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Visiting Imam Ridha (as)

Growing up, my summers were filled with annual trips to Iran to visit my family and experience this culture I was born into, but for as long as I could

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Marriage, and the Fault in Our Intention

A two-part series – part I of which explores the desire to gain nearness to Allah. Even those that hold but a fleeting interest in renewing their allegiance to the holy

Martyrdom is Our Honor

Sadly, Shia genocide continues as we hear of horrifying news reports of the killing of innocent Muslims, specifically Shias. Their place of murders are not any place. These believers are

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Ramadan: A Social Equalizer

The world is full of miseries and pains. One of the greatest pains is the feeling of hunger. There are millions on the global level who suffer starvation and who

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What We Have Become

In a world that tends to become more materialistic with each passing day, poverty is often defined and understood as an economic and financial state in which a person or

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The Man That Saved Iraq

In 2014, the world was taken by surprise when a group of men claiming to be the ruling government of Islam, under the guise of ISIS, otherwise known as Islamic

Access to Education and the Muslim World

Education is one of the most indispensable issues for all social reformers and policy makers. No breakthrough is possible without educating man and making him capable of acquiring basic cognitive

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Is Freedom of Speech Absolute?

One of the rights which civilized communities and societies agree that every individual must be able to enjoy is the right for freedom of speech. What exactly is freedom of

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Nepal: Understanding Tragedy and Lending a Helping Hand

On April 25th, 2015, an earthquake struck Nepal just before noon local time followed by nearly two dozen aftershocks, including a magnitude-6.6 aftershock an hour afterwards. Hospitals were overflowing with