Tag: SECULARISATION

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Egypt bans schoolgirls from wearing niqab

Cairo’s niqab ban models French government’s recent decision to ban schoolgirls from wearing the abaya.

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Scholars of the Ummah call for re-election of Erdoğan

Ahead of the Turkish general election on 14 May, fifty scholars from across the Muslim world urge voters and non-voters to support President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his AK party.

Fasting: a Revolt Against the Modern Condition

In 1960 Tunisia's secularist president Bourguiba asked the esteemed scholar Ibn ʿĀshūr to issue a fatwa to abandon fasting for its impact on the economy. Ibn ʿĀshūr went on public radio and responded…

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The Playboy Hijab

Playboy: /ˈplāˌboi/ noun noun: playboy; plural noun: playboys A wealthy man who spends his time enjoying himself, especially one who behaves irresponsibly or is sexually promiscuous. Playboy Magazine: Founded by Hugh Hefner, Chicago 1953. Known primarily for its centerfolds of nude and semi nude models. First issue featured actress Marilyn