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What American Muslim Voters Think of the U.S. Presidential Elections

May 19, 2008


CNN Please click here to watch this video clip from CNN.

Live Webcam of the Kaaba in Makkah and Masjid an Nabawi in Madinah (Updated September 12, 2016)

April 28, 2008


Updated and verified on September 12, 2016 by your brother in Islam Rafik Beekun Here are the current weather conditions in Makkah and Madinah. For more information about current weather, current time in either city and 5-day weather forecast, please click any of the two blue icons below, and then use your browser’s back arrow to […]

Entrapment of Muslims by the Law

April 8, 2008


Is Big Brother at your mosque? By ABDUSSALAM MOHAMED, Senior Staff Writer LOS ANGELES – On the first Friday of each month, Mohammed Elsisy, an Egyptian-born software engineer, usually drives from his home in Irvine, Calif., to the King Fahad mosque in Culver City, Calif., to deliver the khutba, or sermon. Elsisy thought the first […]

How to Pack for a Business Trip

April 1, 2008


CNN While traveling for business, you have, Insha Allah, to look and perform at your peak.   I travel a lot both domestically and internationally, and find that I  cannot take all the comforts of home with me, and I have to maximize my use of limited luggage space.   Please click here to read a great article from CNN […]

Must-see Video Clip: 5 Ways To Save Your Life

March 30, 2008


You are at a business lunch, and you start choking. What do you do? Or else someone at the table thinks he/she is having a heart attack. Or you hear someone’s voice starting to slur. How can you tell whether that person is having a stroke and needs immediate medical help? How do you help someone […]

Deja Vu: Clinton’s Tears for the Camera

January 9, 2008


First, Bill cried Now, Hillary did it Bill Clinton: Tears won Hillary New Hampshire By Toby Harnden in Manchester, New Hampshire Last Updated: 5:53pm GMT 09/01/2008 Bill Clinton, the former US president, said that his wife Hillary won the New Hampshire primary because “people saw who she was” when she came close to tears after being […]

Advice to workaholics who do not go out in the sun enough

January 9, 2008


Workaholics who stay inside too much may have Vitamin D deficiency.  A major new study indicates that people with Vitamin D deficiency could be at a higher risk of  a heart attack or stroke.  Please watch the following clip from ABC News.