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Baqee Organization Condemns Restrictions to Worship at Masjid Al Aqsa in Jerusalem

Baqee Organization Condemns Restrictions to Worship at Masjid Al Aqsa in Jerusalem In the Name of Allah, The Beneficent, The Merciful The Baqee Organization strongly condemns the restrictions to worship at Majid Al Aqsa, a sacred site. We understand the sensitivity of that sacred complex and the geopolitical issues connected with it. We call on all parties to exercise caution and refrain from further escalating the issue. Human life, the sanctity of holy site and harmony amongst community should be top considerations.The Masjid Al Aqsa and adjacent facilities that together form the sacred complex for Muslims, Christians, Judaism and other religions. The...

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A Tribute to the First Lady of the Holy Prophet – By Jerrmein Abu Shahba

In the holy city of Mecca situated in the Jannat-ul-Mualla cemetery, there lies a lonely grave of an esteemed woman.  A grave which belongs to a noble lady from the tribe of Banu Asad.  She is a lady like none other.  Her status is celebrated in the heavens before the earth. And she was buried by the bare hands of Prophet Muhammad (AS).  Her burial cloth was brought down from the heavens along with that of the Prophet, Fatima, Ali, and Hasan (peace be upon them).  She is the ‘Princess of Quraish’ and the ‘Mother of the Orphans’.  Buried in Jannat-ul-Mualla lies the grave of the First Lady of the Last Messenger – she is none other than Lady Khadija the daughter of Khuwaylid! Who is this esteemed lady whom Islam did not rise except through Ali’s sword and her wealth? Lady Khadija (as) was a great and exceptional lady in the history of Islam, but unfortunately little spotlight is shed on her and her virtues and role in supporting Islam.  We take this opportunity as an attempt to give her some of the attention she deserves and the praise she earned. Lady Khadija (as) was born in 565 A.D. and died eleven years after the Hijra on the 10th of the holy month of Ramadan in the year 623 A.D. Although the society in which Khadija was born...

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