Monthly Archives: November 2018

Tips to improve cyber security in the health sector

Although security is not the subject of a specific recommendation, it is fundamental to the success of such transformation and building trust with patients and professionals. However, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) 2016 report on data breaches across sectors identified the health sector as twice as bad as the next sector for reported data breaches. Although there are factors that …

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Divorce as Viewed by Quran

It is better if the couple can resolve their problems themselves. If not, they should each chose a religious, wise, patient and smart representative to discuss their problems. Perhaps this way they can avoid a divorce.If ye fear a breach between them twain, appoint (two) arbiters, one from his family, and the other from hers; If they wish for peace, …

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Mourning and lamentation for Imam Hussein

The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered some questions regarding  Mourning. According to Shafaqna the question and answer are as follows: Question: What is the philosophy of Azadari (mourning and lamentation) for Imam Husain? Answer: There is no doubt that the tragedy of Kerbala, when ascribed to the killers, is a criminal and terrible act. However when ascribed to Husain (A) himself, …

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Mosque

The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered some questions regarding mosques. According to Shafaqna the question and answer are as follows: Question1 : Is it permissible for the people of Ahlul Kitãb and other non-Muslims to enter the mosques (masjid) and other Islamic places of worship [like husayniyya or imambargah which are not masjid]? And is it necessarily for us to enforce …

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Mourning for Imam Hussein

The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered some questions regarding mourning. According to Shafaqna the question and answer are as follows: Question 1: Is mourning for Imam Hussain and other Infallibles (a.s.) recommended? Answer: Yes, it is recommended and God will reward those who sincerely revive their memories and commemorate their martyrdom? Question 2: I have a question about matam (Azadari) and …

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How Did Prophet Muhammad Treat Christians?

“This is a message from [Prophet] Muhammad ibn Abdullah, as a covenant to those who adopt Christianity, near and far, we are with them. Verily I, the servants, the helpers, and my followers defend them, because Christians are my citizens; and by Allah! I hold out against anything that displeases them. No compulsion [in religion] is to be on them…” …

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29th edition of the state’s Quran recitation competition in Nigeria

The competition is to feature 224 participants who will be contesting in six categories. The Executive Secretary of the state Islamic Education Bureau, Yakub Abbas Yakub, who disclosed this to the Nigerian Tribune, in Dutse, said the participants were drawn from the 27 local government areas of the state. Abbas Yakub explained that arrangements were in top gear for feeding, …

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Is it wrong to have doubts about the Imamate of some of the Imams?

Islamic beliefs are like a connected chain, such that if one part is missing, then the whole chain will be useless and have no benefit. In other words, believing in Allah has its entailments; belief in these entailments is what makes the difference and brings about Allah’s satisfaction. If you examine the story of Satan being expelled from heaven, you …

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The Tenth Imam, ‘Ali Ibn Muhammad (Al-Naqi, Al-Hadi) (as)

Name: Ali bin Muhammad (a.s.) Mother: Samana al-Maghribiya Kunniyat (Patronymic): Abu al-Hasan al Askari Laqab (Title): Al Hadi Birth: He was born at Madina in the 5th Rajab year 212 A.H. Martyrdom: He died at age 40 of poison in Iraq 3rd Rajab 254 Hijri at Samarrah (Sarmanra) in Iraq and is buried there.

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