They believe in God and the Last Day, and enjoin the doing of what is right and forbid the doing of what is wrong, and vie with one another in doing good works: and these are among the righteous. al-Qur'an 3:114 (Click for Arabic)
Following the Qur'an, Sunnah, Ahl al-Bayt and Sahabah Surely, if that blueprint worked before, it could still work today for both Sunnis and Shi'is. Today, more than ever, Sunni-Shi'ah relations stand at a crossroads whereby the worth and prestige of the whole Ummah are at stake. More
Ashura - Fasting to honor Moses We also remember this day as one of the most tragic events in Islamic history when Prophet Muhammad's beloved grandson Imam Hussein was martyred while standing up against injustice.
Hijra: Start of Islamic history The two histories had begun in the same place, between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers of ancient Iraq, and they had come to the same place, this global struggle in which the West and the Islamic world seemed to be the major players. More
Start of Islamic Calendar The year 1436 AH has arrived. The Islamic lunar calendar years are counted since the Hijra, that is, Prophet Muhammad's (pbuh) emigration to Medina, which took place in 622 CE. More
Death of an intellectual giant - Ali Mazrui He opposed Western interventions in the developing nations, such as the Iraq War. He was not afraid to speak out about the degrading conditions of the occupation of Palestine and wrote and spoke out against the conditions of the Palestinian Peoples. More
God as the Only Creator One of the most compelling messages of the Qur'an concerning architecture is that God is the only Creator; the rest is His creation unable to match His power, competence and creativity. More