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Abdul-Munim Jitmoud forgives and hugs the man condemned for the murder of his son, Salahuddin Jitmoud, Rahimullah

We would like to share this news, for the tremendous mercy and compassion shown by Sidi Abdul-Munim Jitmoud and his family, in the name of Islam. For being an example for all humanity of the reality of what Islam really is, and being an example for all of us. Also for being a news that afflicted us very closely, since …

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Du’a Násiri – The Du’a in the difficulty and in search of refuge in Allah against oppression (Arabic AUDIO and English Translation)

Du’a Násiri Shaykh Muhammad – Fatha – ibn Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn al-Husayn ibn Nasir ibn ‘Amr ad-Dar’i al-Aghlabi (d 1085 AH) “… It has been shown that this plea alleviates punishment and helps to overcome difficult situations, especially when they have to do with society and are related to issues that concern all Muslims. The people of …

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Muslims of Seville: A community in search of its place. Article by ´más+menos´magazine

The oldest Muslim community in Seville still in existence was founded by an ex-Catholic in 1985. The group, made up of converts and their descendants, talks today about life as a Muslim in what was, until 1284, one of the largest capitals of the Islamic world. In the heart of the old town of Seville, the mix of cultures for …

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“To inspire people to take positive action.”, Fréderic Oumar Kanoute

Fredi Kanouté jokes that he has joined a rock band but none of the motley crew he is touring with claims to be a professional musician. Instead the former West Ham United, Tottenham Hotspur and Sevilla striker shares stages around the world with extraordinary characters such as Emi Mahmoud, a former Darfur refugee and Poetry Slam world champion, and Dr Rouba Mhaissen, …

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A Tile for Seville, Reviving Islam in Andalusia

ACTNews, JAKARTA – The world history obviously exposes how Islam in Andalusia, Spain, began to enter its golden age under the Umayyad Caliphate in the eighth century. Economic development, cultural works and science flourished, while renowned philosophers and scientists of Islam such as Ibn Sina and al-Khwarizmi also came into existence. For about three centuries, Andalusia emerged as a region with the …

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AUDIO – Talk about Ihsan, the path of excellence, by Abdel Ghani Melara

Talk by Hajj Abdel Ghani Melara, Imam of the Seville Mosque Foundation, on Ihsan (excellence), at the headquarters of the Andalusian Muslim Community, in a series of talks on Spirituality, Islam and Andalusia, which are celebrated all Friday at 9pm at its center at C/ Valle, 24 (Puerta Osario).  

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Learning and teaching the Quran is a communal obligation (fardu-l-kifayah)

Imam al-Nawawi says in his book ‘Etiquette with the Quran’ that teaching is a communal obligation. The term for it in Islamic jurisprudence is fardu-l-kifayah. Teaching, in the context of this book, is to be understood as teaching the Quran; this is not to say that teaching other kinds of knowledge might not be part of this category as well. A communal …

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