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The Barber and the Client

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The Story of Prophet Lut 'alayhis-salaam

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Prophet Abraham peace be upon him left Egypt accompanied by his nephew Lut peace be upon him, who then went to the city of Sodom (Sadum), which was on the western shore of the Dead Sea.

This city was filled with evil. Its residents waylaid, r...
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The Story of Prophet Yaqub 'alayhis-salaam

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The Qur'ân does not give details of Isaac's life peace be upon him, but reliable Qur'ânic commentators mentioned that when Abraham felt that his life was drawing to a close, he wished to see Isaac married. He did not want Isaac to marry one of the...
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The story of Prophet Suleman (A.S) {Solomon}

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Maid of Pharaoh’s Daughter

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Prophet Ismail and his Father

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Prophet Ismail (A.S)

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Prophet Ismail and his Mother

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Prophet Ibrahim (1)

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Prophet Ibrahim (2)

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Isabella – A Girl of Muslim Spain

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A rewritten and expanded telling of M. Saeed Dehlvi's classic tale of a young girl who finds Islam- and danger - amidst the harrowing religious conflicts of medieval Muslim Spain.

Experience first time what life was like in the splendid...
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Prophet Musa - The Early Years

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The ruler of Egypt, the pharoah, discriminated against the people of Israel. He oppressed them and killed all their sons. When Musa (alayhis Salam) was born, his mother feared that he too would be killed. Allah sent a message to her to nurse him as ...
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Prophet Musa – 2

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The story continues, some time after Prophet Musa had completed his contract with his father-in-law. He was traveling somewhere with his family when he saw a fire in the distance. He went to explore in the hope that he might get information or be ab...
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Prophet Musa and Fir’awn

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Prophet Musa and his brother Harun had been called upon by Allah to deliver a message to the leader of the Egyptians, Fir'awn (Pharaoh), who considered himself a god and insisted that his subjects worship him.

Prophet Musa told Fir'awn ...
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Prophet Musa and the Bani Israel

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When Prophet Musa (alayhis salam) and his people fled from the Egyptians, their trials were far from over. After they had safely crossed the sea, they came upon some people who were worshiping idols. The children of Israel asked Prophet Musa (alayhi...
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Prophet Yusuf - 1

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He was the son of Ya'qub (Alayhis salam) and the grandson of Ishaaq (Alayhis salam). He was the next to youngest of twelve sons and a favorite of his father.

One day he had a dream in which eleven planets, the sun, and the moon were bow...
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Prophet Yusuf - 2

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The Egyptian who bought Yusuf (Alayhis salam) from the caravan gave him a position of responsibility in his household. As Yusuf (Alayhis salam) grew to full manhood he became extremely handsome and the wife of his master fell hopelessly in love with...
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Prophet Yusuf - 3

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Prophet Yusuf meets his brothers
As Prophet Yusuf (alayhis salam) had predicted, seven years of famine followed seven years of good harvest, but the storehouses of Egypt were full because of Prophet Yusuf's skillful management. People from all...
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Sarah: Ibraheem's First Wife (AS)

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Sarah was the only woman of Ibrahim's people to believe in Allah. She afterwards became his wife. She stood by her husband all the time when calling his people to Allah. When Ibrahim realized that no other than his wife and his nephew, Lut, was goin...
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Imam Abu Hanifah and the Atheist

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Long ago in the city of Baghdad, there was a Muslim empire. On one side of the River Tigris were the royal palaces and on the other side was the city. The Muslims were gathered in the Royal Palace when an athiest approached them. He said to them, 'I...
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Salaahuddeen Ayyoobi

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Salahuddin Ayyubi

Although he loved peace, Salahuddin Ayyubi became one of the world's greatest warriors. He was born in Tekrit in 1138 CE when his father Ameer Najmudin was the ruler of Tekrit. He was brought up by his noble father and...
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HISTORY - Palestine

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The History of Palestine

The Holy Land saw peace and justice during 1300 years of Muslim rule and persecution of Jews, Christians, and Muslims at other times.

Posted: 28 Safar 1423, 11 May 2002

Palestine is the...
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HISTORY - Africa

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Timeline - Islam in Africa

615 CE Muslims migrate to Abyssinia to escape persecution from the Makkans. The king of Abyssinia, Negus, treats them well and later accepts Islam, himself.

670 CE,50 A.H Qairowan (in present-day ...
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HISTORY - The Rise of Islam During its First 50 Years

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The Rise of Islam During its First 50 Years

"Read! In the Name of your Lord Who Created. He Created man out of a leech- like clot. Read! And your Lord is the Most Benevolent -- He Who taught by the pen, taught man that which he knew not...
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Maryam - Mother of 'Eesaa

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Introduction:
Christmas activities dominate the last part of the month of December. We feel it is important at this stage, to present the readers with a life-sketch of Hazrat Maryam who is Hazrat Isa's mother, especially as many false accusa...
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Hajra: Ibraaheem's Second Wife

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Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, narrated,

'Prophet Ibrahim brought Isma'eel's mother (his wife, Hajar) and Isma'eel, while she was still nursing him, and then camped with them next to (the area where) the House (the Kaa'bah) ...
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The Story of Daawood 'alayhis salaam

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Dawood and his son, Sulaiman were not only prophets, but also kings of the people of Israel. They were both known for their strength, wisdom, judgement, and devotion to Allah.

Before Dawood became king, Talut (Saul) was the king of I...
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The Story of Hood 'alayhis salaam

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Since their purpose was often the same, the stories of many of the prophets are very similar. They were all raised up among their own people, to warn their people against their sinful ways and warn of Allah's pending punishment. Their message was th...
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The Story of Nooh 'alayhis salaam

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The prophets of Allah often had a tough time getting their people to listen to them, and Nuh () was no exception. His people had been going very far astray, they worshipped idols, and many of them were so involved with their material well being that...
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