Intimacy has become a serious problem in many Muslim marriages and guilt and shame-based misconceptions create problems between spouses, often leading to divorce. Conversations around these taboo issues are not commonplace and this has sparked the Wives of Paradise seminar series, expected to be launched at the end of October.[…]
This forms part of a series by written by South African hajj doctor, Salim Parker. More articles can be found at www.hajjdoctor.co.za ‘Where is your husband?’ someone asked her. We were all in the restaurant of our hotel in Makkah about two weeks before Hajj was to start. Breakfast was[…]
Sustained and continuous expansion of the Two Holy Mosques and other holy sites and consummate services provided by the government have played a major role in increasing the number of pilgrims arriving here perform Haj in recent years. Upgradation and improvement of services and infrastructure including communications, roads, airports, hotels[…]
Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims and visitors from in and outside the country are arriving at the Grand Mosque in Makkah to spend the last 10 days of the holy month within the vicinity of the Haram. As Makkah witnesses a huge increase in its population at this time each[…]
BREAKING: At least 62 people have died after a crane collapsed on the Grand Mosque of Mecca on Friday, Saudi authorities say. According to Saudi Interior Ministry, at least 30 more people were injured in the incident. Strong winds and floods may have caused the crane to collapse. At this stage,[…]
Cape Town has again proven that it produces world class huffath, with 11 year old Igsaan Bassadien taking the gold in the annual Abdul Aziz International Quran Memorization competition in Makkah. The youngster won first prize in the five juz category on Wednesday afternoon, after wowing judges with his confidence[…]
The esteemed imam of the Haram in Makkah, Sheikh Khalid bin Ali Al-Ghamdi, will be the main guest of honour at the finals of the South African National Quran Competition (SANQC) set to be held this coming weekend in Midrand. Born in Makkah in 1968, Al-Ghamdi was officially appointed as[…]
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