Day: February 17, 2016

A prayer for true dreams

Dr. Annemarie Schimmel,  a German ‘Orientalist’, wrote in her book ‘Die Traeume der Kalifen’: It is reported that Hadhrat Aisha, may Allah be pleased with her, prayed as follows: ” O Allah, let me sleep well tonight and grant me true dreams,    dreams that are beneficial to me    and […]

Islam in Switzerland

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Ahmadiyya mosque in Zurich(built in 1963). Islam in Switzerland has mostly arrived via immigration since the late 20th century. Numbering below 1% of total population in 1980, the fraction of Muslims in the population of permanent residents in Switzerland has quintupled in thirty years, […]

Shaikha Moza: Technology is killing Arabic language

Qatar Foundation for Education chairperson calls for strong measures to preserve language Image Credit: QNA Shaikha Moza addressing the forum. Published: 09:34 January 21, 2016 By Habib Toumi, Bureau Chief Manama: Shaikha Moza Bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), has lamented the inability of the Arabs […]