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Hold fast to the Covenant of Allah

In these verses Allah tells Muslims how important it is to be united and points to their condition before Allah sent the Holy Prophet Muhammad (s) with His revelation. But this unity is not to be for political advantage or economic convenience. The unity has to be based on principles and that is what the reference to the “covenant of [...]


Ramadan fast ‘lasts longer high up’

Muslims living in the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, should fast longer during the Ramadan holy month, Dubai’s leading clerics have said. During Ramadan, Muslims are supposed to not eat or drink between dawn and dusk. “Burj Khalifa is almost one km (0.6 miles) high, which means people in higher floors can still [...]