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How Colours Affect The Way You Think

A few years ago, a strange trend started to sweep through prisons in Europe and North America. They began painting some of their cells pink. It became so common that in 2014, one in every five prisons and police stations in Switzerland had at least one detention cell that was...

When Your Storage Drive is About to Fail

It could be your gaming pride and joy, or it could be your essential kit for school. It might just be a mundane tool for your job. Whatever it’s used for, computers are expected to work without problems: fire them up and away you go. Hah, not so fast… like...

How to Discipline Our Lower Self?

Some of our friends – especially younger ones – often ask the question “How do we discipline our nafs (lower self)?” Let us dwell on some points here, both in order to educate my own self and to be useful to those who ask the question. Our Prophet describes the jihad against the enemy...

Ways to Find Fitness Motivation

If you are struggling to find the motivation to stick to a workout routine, be assured, you’re not alone. No matter who you are – a student, a service holder or a young mother, the truth is motivation is easily lost when life gets tough or you don’t work at...

Bangladeshi Youths who received award from the Queen

In 2014, an initiative to discover, celebrate and support exceptional young people from every Commonwealth nation was taken. The goal of the program, established by The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, was to identify and support those youngsters who are leading the way in transforming their own lives as well...

William Cullen Bryant Consumption

Ay, thou art for the grave; thy glances shine Too brightly to shine long; another Spring Shall deck her for men’s eyes—but not for thine— Sealed in a sleep which knows no wakening. The fields for thee have no medicinal leaf, And the vexed ore no mineral of power; And...

Allama Muhammad Iqbal The Story Of Man

Allama Muhammad Iqbal The Story Of Man

Someone should hear the tale of my emigration I ignored the story of the primeval covenant I did not feel attachment to the garden of Paradise When I drank the fiery cup of Intellection I remained in pursuit of the Truth of the universe I exhibited the excellence of elegant...

Editorial

Dear readers Assalamu alaikum. Hope you are keeping well in this time of conflicts like Russia-Ukraine, Syria wars which are affecting the whole world. In 1996 Samuel P Huntington predicted future possible wars would be clashes of civilizations but on the ground they are not. Rather these two ongoing clashes...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

In the light of the Holy Hadith

Addiction Is a Trap “The clever person is the one who subjugates his soul and works for what is after death. And the incapable is the one who follows his desires and merely hopes in Allah.” (Tirmidhi, Sifat al-Qiyamah, 25) Dear brothers and sisters, Humans are the noblest of all...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Neglecting Prayer Is a Great Loss There came after them successors who neglected prayer and pursued desires, so they are going to meet evil. (Surah 19. Maryam, Verse -59) Dear Brothers and Sisters! One of the most significant losses for a believer on the earth is to lose prayer, to...

How to Take Action Every Day

“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” – Leonardo Da Vinci One of the biggest and most common problems with improving your life or the success you want out of...

The Global Internet is Disintegrating

In 1648, the Treaty of Westphalia was signed, ending 30 years of war across Europe and bringing about the sovereignty of states. The rights of states to control and defend their own territory became the core foundation of our global political order, and it has remained unchallenged since. In 2010,...

How to Discipline Our Lower Self?

Some of our friends – especially younger ones – often ask the question “How do we discipline our nafs (lower self)?” Let us dwell on some points here, both in order to educate my own self and to be useful to those who ask the question. Our Prophet describes the jihad against the enemy...

Xposure 2022

The sixth edition of Xposure International Photography Festival, a premier global event dedicated to celebrating the art of photography, hosted 57 of the world’s leading photographers. Their unique works demonstrated the breadth of contemporary image-making and storytelling and reflect their exceptional experiences and adventures. The Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB)...

Yousef al Khattab

Yousef al Khattab

I was born to a Secular Jewish family, and at the age of 18 years old decided to look “deeper” into the belief in God. Like most people, I looked at religion from a viewpoint that was closer to me. Being that my family was Jewish and I was raised...

China Is Creating New Foods In Space

At first glance they are identical to any other ears of wheat swaying in the wind all over the world. But the vast fields of crops in north-eastern China are no ordinary plants – they were created in outer space. They are a variety known as Luyuan 502 and are China’s...

The Library With Unreadable Books

One recent Sunday morning, in a forest north of Oslo in Norway, more than 200 people gathered to watch a ceremony. They had walked in a procession – some with their dogs, others their children – along gravel trails, directed by arrows on the ground made from sprinkled wood shavings....