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25th Conference on Islamic Banking opens in Tehran

The 25th Conference on Islamic Banking has opened in Tehran on Monday to review Iran 3-decade banking. The conference will focus on three decades of strategies on usury-free banking in Iran and the whole world; on ways to improve strategies on usury-free banking and planning Islamic banks for the future. They will also study Resistance Economy – which was first …

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The rewards for making a believer happy

The following narrations have been selected from the book of “Thawabul Aamaal wa Eqabul Aamaal” by “Sheikh Sadooq”. Abu Hamzah narrated from Imam Sadiq: Whoever makes a believer happy, God will make that person happy on the Day of Judgment and he/she will be told: Request whatever you like because you liked to make happy the friends of Allah (SWT) …

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Islamic instructions are for all occasions and all times

Islamic instructions are designed to direct a human being during all the months of the year. The fact is that our enemy is trying to deceive us at all the times of the day and the night, neither our inner desires nor the outside enemy will leave us alone. It is possible to befriend with any of our enemies but …

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Friends of Satan

Some devils have abodes and as mentioned in Ayah 36 of Surah Al-Zokhruf, Allah (SWT) said: Has infiltrated the soul of the human being, somehow that person is not bothered anymore, Satan is a soulmate at all the times and this is because that person is not righteous. Some other Satans cannot infiltrate but they weaken a believer as mentioned …

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Iranian pop singers to sing for Gaza

A number of Iranian pop singers are going to hold concerts in Tehran in support of the people and children of Gaza. The Monitoring and Evaluation Unit of the Office of Music in the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance has authorized 11 pop singers to have live performances in Tehran for the festival of “Singing of Love and Hope …

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Pray for those who misbehave out of ignorance

It is narrated that when in the War of Ohud, the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) lost 4 of his teeth as well as injuring his face, the companions told him: Why don’t you curse those who caused your injuries? The Prophet replied: I have not come for cursing and damning, I have been sent to pray and ask for mercy; …

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Characteristics of a wise person

Imam Ali (AS) said: A wise person will concentrate all of his/her worldly as well as hereafter affairs into 3 categories. Firstly to organise and plan the issues relating to daily living and earnings, secondly try to prepare for the life of hereafter and the Day of Judgment, and thirdly enjoy all the Halal things of this life [1]. [1] …

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The enemies of Islam

The Prophet of Islam (PBUH) said: As long as my Ummah are kind to each other, they are on the blessed path; this kindness will nullify the conspiracies of the enemies [1]. Ayah 123 of Surah Al-Tawbah said: Muslims must stand against the enemies of Islam and not be frightened of them. Therefore the Muslims must unite against the enemies …

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Never stop fighting wrong doing and immorality

Imam Ali (AS) said: “I swear to my life, I will not stop fighting for a single second against wrong doers and those who are adrift in immorality. Then O the servants of God! Only fear the Almighty and seek refuge in God, take the path opened for you by God and obey the rules and duties ordained for you …

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An Exemplary human being

In Ayah 63 of Surah Al-Forqan, Allah (SWT) said: Exemplary human beings are those whose behaviours are balanced; meaning when they walk on the earth they are not arrogant and when meet ignorant people, they treat them peacefully. Ayah 64 of Surah Al-Forqan introduces them as those who pray to God during the night and Ayah 65 of the same …

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