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Islamic Behavioral Etiquette according to the Prophet (s)

November 30, 2006

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A short excerpt from Hamza Yusuf’s excellent speech on the Prophet’s (s) character and on how he showed us how to manage anger in our interaction with others. Excellent advice again both for workplace and other types of situations.

Islamic Behavioral Etiquette according to the Qur’an

November 30, 2006

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In this beautiful Qur’anic recitation (with English translation), Allah outlines the parameters of an Islamic code of conduct (especially from verse 6 onwards).  This etiquette of Islamic behavior applies not only in the mosque or at home, but also at work both with respect to Muslim and non-Muslim colleagues. This video is several minutes long, […]

Islamophobia 101–Episode 2

November 29, 2006

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Keith Ellison, first US Muslim Congressman, to take his oath of office on the Qur’an In the article below by columnist Dennis Prager, the latter decries the fact that Congressman Ellison is refusing to take his oath of office on the Bible, and is determined to do so on the Qur’an. It is amazing that […]

Ethics and Corruption in Muslim Countries: Fact versus Fiction?

November 28, 2006

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Muslims always pride themselves in their emphasis on akhlaq (ethics) and always seem to think that Muslim countries are much more ethical that non-Muslim countries. Is this fact or is it fiction? The 2006 survey from Transparency International was released very recently. The 2006 Corruption Perceptions Index is a composite index that is based on […]

Denial of Guest Worker Rights in Dubai

November 27, 2006

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Dubai may be the boomtown of the Middle East, but is it violating the rights of foreign workers?  Islam is very clear on the rights of workers–whether foreign or domestic. On the Day of Judgment, the Prophet (sa) will be a witness against “one who employs a laborer and gets the full work done by him but […]

Medical and Media Professional Women Asked to Leave Seminar

November 25, 2006

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Source: Raid Qusti for Arab News RIYADH, 22 November 2006 — A presenter from King Saud University at an international medical seminar at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center caused a stir yesterday when he insisted that all women — including medical and media professionals — leave the room before he would enter […]

Policewomen in Hijab: No Problem!

November 24, 2006

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During these times when European countries (including Turkey), Tunisia and other Muslim countries are condemning or banning the hijab, this video shows women police trainees performing very dangerous tasks with ease while wearing the hijab. Please click here to view the video clip directly from the YouTube website.