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    • Muslim Baby Names Created: Friday, March 27, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Giving your child a meaningful name is one of the first duties of parenthood. Find out how to choose a Muslim baby name for your newborn.
    • Steps to an Islamic Divorce Created: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Divorce is permitted in Islam as a last resort if it is not possible to continue a marriage. Certain steps need to be taken to ensure that all options have been exhausted and both parties are treat...
    • What does the Quran say about Jesus? Created: Saturday, November 29, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Quotations about Jesus from Islam's holy text, the Quran.
    • Can missed prayers be performed at a later time? Created: Monday, August 25, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Muslims pray five formal prayers daily. What is one to do if a prayer is missed due to lack of time or place to pray? Can the prayers be made up at a later time, or does it automatically count as...
    • Islamic Birth Rites Created: Friday, May 06, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Upon the birth of a child, certain rites are common among Muslims such as reciting the call to prayer, circumcision, and breastfeeding the child.
    • The Ka'aba Created: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Description and history of the Ka'aba, the cube structure in Makkah that is the center of the Muslim world.
    • At what age are Muslim girls expected to start wearing the hijab? Created: Thursday, June 03, 2004 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      At what age are Muslim girls expected to start wearing the hijab, or Islamic headcovering?
    • Top Myths About Islam Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Islam is a widely-misundertood religion. Those who are unfamiliar with the faith often have misunderstandings about its teachings and practices. Common misconceptions include that Muslims worship...
    • What is Jihad? Created: Friday, December 08, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      What is the meaning of "jihad" from an Islamic point of view?
    • How is Eid al-Fitr Celebrated? Created: Monday, October 31, 2005 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      At the end of Ramadan, Muslims throughout the world have a joyous three-day celebration called Eid al-Fitr (the Festival of Fast-Breaking).
    • Islamic Funeral Rites Created: Thursday, March 25, 2004 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Description of Islamic funeral rites, including care for the dying, funeral prayers, burial, and mourning." itemprop="description"> Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Eid Al-Fitr is a holiday marking the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting which is one of the greatest religious observances in Islam. What is the date for Eid Al-Fitr in 2013?
    • Juz' 30 of the Quran Created: Thursday, February 28, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Details and description of the last or 30th juz' (section) of the Quran, which is often called Juz' Amma.
    • Islamic Clothing Glossary Created: Tuesday, November 25, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Muslims generally observe modest dress, but the variety of styles and colors have various names depending on the country. Here is a glossary of the most common names of Islamic clothing for both m...
    • Makkah Visitors Guide Created: Sunday, September 13, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Visitor guide to Makkah (Mecca), Saudi Arabia, with a list of religious and historical sites to visit
    • When is Eid Al-Adha 2013? Created: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Eid Al-Adha is a holiday marking the end of the Hajj, the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca which is one of the greatest religious observances in Islam. What is the date for Eid Al-Adha in 2013?
    • Eid al-Adha Created: Friday, December 08, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Description of the meaning and practice of the Muslim holiday "Eid al-Adha" (the Festival of Sacrifice), which follows the annual Islamic pilgrimage (Hajj)." itemprop="desczTP='t3'" --> itemprop="d...
    • Salat-l-Istikhara Created: Sunday, July 06, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Information about salat-l-istikhara, the Islamic prayer to help in decision-making. This prayer should be done whenever a Muslim faces an important decision and needs guidance."
    • What holidays do Muslims celebrate? Created: Thursday, September 23, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      What holidays do Muslims celebrate? What is the significance of Ramadan, Hajj, and the other Islamic observances?
    • Introduction to Islam Created: Sunday, November 12, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Basic information about the faith of Islam -- what Muslims believe, where Muslims live, how they perceive God, and the main practices and holidays of the faith.
    • How do I make up for missed fasting days during Ramadan? Created: Monday, July 18, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The Quran stipulates that a person who is unable to fast during Ramadan may make up the days later, or expiate in other ways. Here are the religious requirements for making up for missed fasting da...
    • Umrah Created: Thursday, June 27, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Learn the definition/meaning of umrah, including how it is different from traveling for Hajj.
    • The Ajiza’ (Sections) of the Qur’an - Index Created: Thursday, October 06, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      To ease the reading process, especially during the month of Ramadan, the Qur’an is divided into 30 sections, called a “juz” (plural: “ajiza”). Find an index of all of them here, with links to further information about the chapters, verses, and themes of each section.
    • Tattoos in Islam Created: Saturday, December 31, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      What does Islam say about tattoos? Is it allowed for a Muslim to get a tattoo?
    • Muslim Baby Boy Names Created: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      When choosing a Muslim name for your baby boy, consult this list of Muslim baby boy names that start with the letter M, including the meaning of each name." itemprop="descrTP='t3'" --> itemprop="de...
    • Islamic Prayer Timings Created: Sunday, May 16, 2004 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Muslims pray five times each day. At what times do these prayers occur, and how do Muslims determine when to pray?" itemprop="description">> Sunday, July 06, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Definition of the Islamic greeting phrase, "Assalamu alaikum."
    • Prophets of Islam Created: Monday, February 12, 2007 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      According to Islamic teaching, Allah (God) has sent many prophets throughout time to teaching the message of monotheism, Islam.
    • Islamic Calendar for 2013 (1434 H.) Created: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      A calendar of Islamic holidays, observances, and special events for 2013 (corresponding to Islamic year 1434 H.)" itemprop="description">> Friday, April 13, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      What is the history behind the crescent moon symbol? What does it symbolize or mean? How and when did it become to be known as a symbol of Islam?" itemprop="description" itemprop="description"...
    • How To Perform the Muslim Prayers Created: Wednesday, March 18, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      How to perform the daily Muslim prayers, including the words and movements.
    • When is Hajj 2013? Created: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca, is one of the greatest religious observances in Islam. What are the dates for Hajj in 2013?

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