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Young Muslims urged to give blood during Muharram

Young British Muslims are being urged to mark the holy month of Muharram by giving blood in Manchester. Muharram is a period of mourning to commemorate the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of the prophet Muhammad. In an extreme demonstration of their faith, devout Shi’a Muslims makes themselves bleed on …

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Polygamy on the Rise in UK Muslim Community

Multiple marriages are on the rise in the U.K.’s Muslim communities—and the women are the ones seeking out second-wife status. Jamie Dettmer reports from London. Aisha laughs out loud at the thought of how her colleagues and clients would react if they knew she shares a husband. The laughter makes …

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Muslims Are Britain’s Top Charity Givers

Muslims are among Britain’s most generous givers, topping a poll of religious groups that donate to charity, according to new research. Muslims who donated to charity last year gave an average of almost £371 each, with Jewish givers averaging just over £270 per person. (£1=247.826 NGN) Nearly one in ten …

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Ayatollah Abdul Hadi Al-Fadhli returns to His Lord

According to reliable reports, the prominent Saudi Islamic thinker Ayatollah Shaykh Abdul Hadi al-Fadhli, has passed away in the early hours of this morning, the 8th of April 2013, after suffering from illness for several years. The late Ayatollah Al-Fadhli was admitted to hospital two days ago in the Islamic …

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