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Cairo: the inconsiderate friend that you can’t help but love him, by Hafiz Luqman Nieto

Written by Hafith Luqman Nieto, communication & media manager of the Seville Mosque Foundation, from Cairo, where he has been perfectioning his arabic and tajwid for the past few months. This story is taken from his blog www.luqmannieto.com Originally published in English. Cairo: the inconsiderate friend that you can’t help but love him. Hafiz Luqman Nieto Cairo is a big, big city. It’s …

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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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Ash-Shifa de Qadi ´Iyad, traducción de Abdelgani Melara

En el mes de Rabi 1, mes de nacimiento del Profeta Muhammad, la paz y las bendiciones sean con el, queríamos recomendar la lectura de este texto clásico, Ash-Shifá de Qadi´Iyad, con traducción de Abdelgani Melara. La importancia de Ash-Shifá, que es una de las obras que más ha sido comentada en la historia del Islam, radica esencialmente en que …

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La luz del Mensajero Muhammad, saws

Llevo unos días de mucho ajetreo, días gestiones y de papeleos inagotables en los que no he tenido tiempo de sentarme con calma y escribir algo, pero, a pesar de ello, en estos días, los primeros días del mes del nacimiento del mejor de la creación, el Mensajero Muhammad, salla allahu alaihi wa sallam, no he parado ni un instante …

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Musulmanes contrarrestando la islamofobia, un posicionamiento proactivo. Luqman Nieto.

Decir que los medios de comunicación son una poderosa herramienta a la hora de conformar la opinión pública no es un argumento nuevo y de sobra contrastado. Los medios de comunicación -periódicos, radio, televisión, internet, redes sociales- han evolucionado a medida que lo ha hecho la tecnología que los soporta hasta volverse prácticamente omnipresentes. Qué constituye un medio de comunicación …

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