Accomplished Women in 500 Most Influential Muslims 2012

Aquila Style’s Fabulous and Mighty Muslimahs are among the names in this year’s list. Afia R Fitriati reports. Famous and familiar names decorate this year’s list of the world’s 500 Most Influential Muslims. The fourth annual publication was recently released by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre (RISSC), an independent research entity headquartered in Amman, Jordan. Abdallah … Read more

10 Must Have Books for Muslim Children

Isra Hashmi recommends these books to get children to love reading. Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) reportedly said, ‘The seeking of knowledge is a duty upon every Muslim.’[i] Knowledge is a cornerstone of Islam. As we should keep learning from the cradle to the grave, my duty as a parent is to instil a love … Read more

GhalamDAR: Persian calligraffiti sensation

GhalamDAR Profile: Please Visit his official website HERE and Facebook page HERE. GhalamDAR – ‘the writer’ in Farsi – is an emerging artist, working primarily in graffiti since 2006. Born in 1994 in Tehran, Iran and in the beginning as a youngster, he wanted to add colour to his gray colored hometown and to break the habit and … Read more

Iran demonstrators call for attention to hijab

TEHRAN, May 7, 2014 (AFP) – Thousands of religious hardliners protested in Tehran yesterday against what they said was the flouting of Iran’s conservative female dress code, media reports said. Under Islamic law in practice since the 1979 revolution, the hijab is obligatory. “Some 4,000 demonstrators urged the authorities and people to take heed of the situation … Read more