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If Prophet Mohammad(S) Visited You

“I wonder…………………… If Prophet Muhammad visited you Just for a day or two, If he came unexpectedly, I wonder what you would do? Oh I know you would give your nicest room, To such an honored guest, And you would serve him your very best. You would be the very best, Cause you’re glad to […]

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The “I RoxXxX Atittude”- Arrogance and Its Many Off-Shoots

                                                    For this article I thought I would talk small and quote big. Throughout my life I was a care-free work-little-have-fun-all-year-round kinda student who somehow managed to score 80-90% regardless of […]

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Abottabad

“As I lie on my bed, staring up at the ceiling fan, making apologetic sounds in the absence of electricity, I think about what probably every Pakistani is thinking about these days, Osama Bin Laden. I wonder at times what could have induced this diabolical man to leave the luxurious lifestyle of the typical Arab, […]

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…And They Call Us Barbaric!

According to Amnesty International: rape is greatly under reported because of the stigma attached to it, and even more rarely punished. Even so, their stats say: One in five women will be a victim of rape or attempted rape in her lifetime (WHO 1997). In the USA a woman is raped every 90 seconds (US […]

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Conservation of Resources and Islam

Our dwindling resources: Chaos appears in the land and the sea because of the evil deeds which people’s hands have earned, in order to make them taste the flavor of some of their misdeeds – in order that they may come back -Surah Ruum [30:41] As Pakis we can feel acutely, the pain of dwindling […]

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Mohammad(S)

“Mohammad was twenty-five years old. He was of medium stature; inclined to slimness, with a large head and broad shoulders, and the rest of his body perfectly proportioned. His hair and beard were thick and black, not altogether straight but slightly curled. His hair reached midway between the lobes of his ears and his shoulders, […]

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Let the Heart Speak-Madressah Life

The moment we outgrow our frocks and piggy-tails period we start talking big. Our ideas and our thoughts may be as silly-sounding as “! L!kE 2 [email protected] iN tHe [email protected]!N so nObOdY [email protected] see my [email protected]” or they may emerge as senselessly passionate rhetoric like “Why b0tHer to F!T in wHeN you [email protected] [email protected] oUt”. […]

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The Royal Fiasco

As I woke up today & dragged myself half asleep to our living room , I found my mother watching the royal wedding on TV. I was already looking down my nose on  this royal nonsense, partially owing to my coworkers bubbly (read:sickly) excitement about it for the last week and primarily because of the […]

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Privacy and Islam

“O ye who believe! Enter not houses other than your own until you have asked leave and saluted the inmates thereof. That is better for you, that you may be heedful. And if you find no one therein, do not enter them until you are given permission. And if it be said to you, ‘Go […]