Author Archives: Mahmoud Jallow
Renowned Muslim preacher Sheikh Abdullah al-Faisal was arrested on Friday August 25th, 2017 in Kingston by officials of the Jamaican Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime (C-TOC) branch of the Island’s police force following an extradition warrant from the United States. In
More than 2 million pilgrims are expected to visit the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for this year’s annual Hajj that brings together Muslims from across the globe. Hajj is one of the five Islamic pillars. Unlike the compulsory five daily
Four years ago, the Emerald Group Publishing Limited sanctioned a research paper on the demand and supply of Islamic insurance (takaful) in the UK. Leading the research project was Tahani Coolen-Maturi of the Durham University Business School in the UK.
Last year alone, it is estimated that more than 698 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) containers were shipped around the world representing a 6% jump in container shipments from the preceding decade according to World Bank data available on the
It is that exciting time of the year again when Muslims from all over the globe await the arrival of the biggest Eid celebrations of the Islamic calendar, this year slated to begin on September 1st, 2017. Eid-ul-Adha celebrations are
When the Muslims migrated from Mecca to Medina in 622 AD, they were lodged by the Ansar who were so generous and kind to them. Among the migrants was Abul Rahman Ibn Auf (RA) whose host Sa’ad Ibn Ar-Rabi’ah (RA)
Thanks to famous personalities in sports and showbiz, the Islamic practice of Hijama (Cupping) is catching on as a trendy idea and therefore a good business venture. The large and circular purple marks that show on the body after undergoing