Corruption afflicts the Muslim world

A 2010 Transparency International Survey does not make pleasant reading for Muslims around the world. The independent international body uses an Index Scale of 1 to 10 to rate the ‘level of corruption’ in various countries, with 1 representing ‘highly corrupt’ and 10 as ‘least corrupt.’ Faheem Younus, an Adjunct Faculty Member for Religion and History at the Community Colleges…

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Ramadan Diet Guide

Since eating is forbidden during the day, Ramadan meals are taken early in the morning (Suhoor) and again at night (Iftar). The first meal of the day is Suhoor, which should be eaten as close to dawn as possible. Traditionally, the Suhoor might include porridge, bread or fruit. It is said that the Prophet Mohammad himself recommended including dates as…

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