Latest Islam Stories

2013-12-05 23:31:09

The Sajda Company brings new products to the Muslim community. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 During this past Ramadan, parents would bring their children to the Shirley Gate Mosque in Fairfax, Virginia to observe "Taraweeh" night-prayers. A group of children would gather around the Sajda Salah Mats which were selling at the mosque. The children were enamored by the colorful Sajda Salah Mats and how cushy it felt touching it. They would call their parents over...

2013-10-11 23:21:29

Beautiful digital expressions consisting of religious blessings, spirit of Eid and greetings for friends, family and business contacts, offered by 123Greetings.com enables sharing the spirit of Eid ul-Adha 2013. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Eid ul-Adha, celebrated by Muslims across the world, is signified by submission to the will of Allah and sharing of sacrificial meat with family, friends and the poor. The festival involves offering prayers, a feast with family and...

Additional MERS Cases Raise Concerns Over Saudi Arabian Pilgrimage
2013-10-06 07:35:44

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the hajj season in Saudi Arabia quickly approaches, the country’s Ministry of Health (MOH) is ramping up efforts to keep millions of pilgrims safe from falling ill to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). The annual pilgrimage occurs from October 13-18 with millions expected to be flocking to Mecca and Medina for prayer and worship. While the MOH had not reported any known cases of MERS-CoV stemming...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.