Islamic world is in need of Risale-i Nur

Twelve Iraqi Islamic scholars from The Union of Sunni Scholars of Iraq were welcomed in Hayrat Foundation for a Risale-i Nur study from January 26th to January 31st 2015.   Participant scholars told that they got great benefit from the whole program which included an intensive Risale-i Nur group study and visiting historical places of Istanbul. After the program, we asked them about Bediuzzaman Said Nursi and Risale-i Nur. We share with you the answers we got. Interview by Rıdvan Abut  “This is the greatest pleasure that I can get.” Yunus…

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A Risale-i Nur course in Sudan

The Sudan Turkish Students Association organized a course under the title of “A Personal Development Course with the perspective of Risale-i Nur” in Khartoum University between June 9, 2012 and July 14, 2012. There was considerable popular interest for the course, which was designed to show participants ways of increasing awareness about their weak and strong points, and thus giving them an increased ability to do good things. The closure of the course, which lasted for over a month, was crowned with a ceremony on July 14, 2012. Many teaching…

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Turkey may pose a good model for its region

Interview with Dr Mohammad Siddik* TP: Africa has been subject of colonization and exploitation so far. Do you think the engagement of Turkey in Africa will bring prosperity to both parties and in what ways? Turkey has already played a very important and crucial role in the development of Africa by virtue of the scholarship program it has with the cooperation of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) for the last more than a quarter of century (since 1985). As you know, the IDB-Govt of Turkey scholarship program is mainly for…

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Interview: Dr Mohammad Siddik

INTERVIEW: Dr Mohammad Siddik* Africa has been subject of colonization and exploitation so far. Do you think engagement of Turkey in Africa will bring prosperity to both parties and in what ways? Turkey has already played a very important and crucial role in the development of Africa by virtue of the scholarship program it has with the cooperation of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) for the last more than a quarter of century (since 1985). As you know IDB-Govt of Turkey scholarship program is mainly for study in certain professional subjects i.e.…

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INTERVIEW: Unity is Possible notwithstanding the Obstacles!

We conducted an interview with Salahuddin Ahmad Mazhary who participated in a forum in Istanbul from the UK. He lives in London. He is a student of History at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London. We talked with him about the problems that Muslims, particularly young Muslims, are experiencing in the UK. *** TP: What kind of difficulties do you have in UK as young Muslims? Mazhary: First of all, at the heart of all the problems of the young Muslims in the UK is fundamentally…

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President Gormez: There is potential for a better TRAD in the future

The President of Turkish Religious Affairs Directorate (TRAD) Prof. Dr. Mehmet Gormez gave an interview to Irfan Mektebi, a Turkish monthly periodical. Prof. Gormez was appointed as President in November 2010; and after a short period of time an active process in directorate drew attention of public opinion. News reports were heard intensely about reforms in structure and functioning of Religious Affairs Directorate. “The Directorate has received a widespread favour from public, yet it has got some shortcomings and we will complete these failings in the course of time,” Mr.…

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Islamophobia and Women Rights

WOMEN IN ISLAM HAS GREAT RANK, AND HONORABLE POSITION, she is the first teacher in generations school, she is the basic factor in building society, she is firm strong hold for this religion, she is the righteous wife, advised sister, sympathetic mother, kind daughter, the springs or sympathetic, the security strong holds, lights of houses and she is the support of family.

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BRIDGING WITH CAPE OF GOOD HOPE

Muslim Judicial Council (S.A.) is one of the most representative and influential non-profit organizations (NPO) or faith-based organizations (FBO).  MJC strives to promote and protect the value systems of Islam and to give guidance to the community, based on the Shari’ah of Islam in accordance with the Holy Quran, Sunnah, Ijmaa’ and Qiyaas, and with due reference to the Four Schools of Jurisprudence which are recognized by the Ahli Sunnah Wal Jama’ah. Striving for the unity of all Muslims being one of its aims, The Muslim Judicial Council (S.A.) [MJC]…

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“I Have Grown in a Christian Family, Yet We Were Atheists Indeed”

Could you introduce yourself to our readers? My name formally is Boris Schlerling. I adopted the name ‘Abdulkarim’ after I became Muslim. I am 17. I study in high school, department of Economics. I live in Mönchengladbach city of Germany. I have a sister and a brother who are older than me. My sister is 19, brother is 22. My father works in a film company and my mother is a pedagogue. Under what kind of circumstances have you grown? I have grown in a Christian family. My siblings became…

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Science Vs Islam ?

Interviews from 1001 Inventions Exhibition Swan, 56, Engineer, English It’s nice to be here in such an informative exhibition. I’m impressed by it. I’m an engineer and knew many things about Muslim scientists already, however, I didn’t see some of the interesting ones before. Of course all of the items exhibited here are attractive, but, to me, the most attractive one is the elephant clock of Al-Jazari. Here I have seen that the period that people of Europe call the dark ages were only dark for us. We were poor.…

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