Tag: SADAQA

Who are the truly needy?

We are always told to "feed the needy", but Charity Right's Azim Kidwai asks this Ramadān: who is really in need?

“Charity Begins at Home”

Yusuf Patel takes a critical look at Muslim discourse surrounding charitable spending in the UK and abroad. Does charity really begin "at home"?

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“The world is facing the largest humanitarian crisis since 1945”

The world is facing the largest humanitarian crisis since 1945, the United Nations has warned. The UN undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs, Stephen O’Brien, told the Security Council on Friday that more than 20 million people in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Ngeria face the threat of starvation and famine, calling

The Beauty of Iron: Al-Hadīd pt1

Introduction “…And We sent down iron, wherein is mighty power and benefits for mankind, and so that Allāh may test those who support Him and His messengers though unseen. Indeed, Allāh is Powerful, Almighty.” Sūrat al-Hadīd is known only by one name: “Iron.” The 57th chapter of the Qur’ān is

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Now it’s Syria’s turn for help

{وَالسَّابِقُونَ السَّابِقُونَ {10 {أُولَٰئِكَ الْمُقَرَّبُونَ {11 {فِي جَنَّاتِ النَّعِيمِ {12 {ثُلَّةٌ مِنَ الْأَوَّلِينَ {13 {وَقَلِيلٌ مِنَ الْآخِرِينَ {14 And those foremost will be the foremost . These will be those nearest to Allāh. In the Gardens of delight (Paradise). A multitude of those will be from the first generations . And a few of those

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Relearning the Gift of Guidance

In helping to found a charity startup, I found myself wrestling with new spiritual questions I was unprepared for. I was pulled to relearn the gift of ‘Islām’. The five of us launched our product with explosive success. It felt awesome at first, the crowds were cheering us on; we

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Have we turned our backs on Syria?

In the wake of the attacks on Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France, the western world has united on a mass scale in solidarity for the twelve lives taken relentlessly by two gunmen ‘branded’ Muslim terrorists by the media. I use the word ‘branded’ because the inconsistencies of these attacks and

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The Princess of the Islamic World: Bosnia

Only with Tawfīq from Allāh was I blessed to with the opportunity to travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina recently. I was fortunate to travel with Dr Abdul Bari who possesses a wealth of experience and insight, and Rofikul Islam who was on his 5th trip to Bosnia, māshāAllāh. I benefitted