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Muslim Social Enterprise Launches Waqf Airlines

“Social enterprise” is a new term and concept gaining momentum in today’s modern world of commercial business. Running a for-profit business, today’s social enterprises specifically seek to earn their profit so that the earnings may be used for providing a social benefit to fulfill specific needs. However, social enterprise is in fact a concept that […]

January 20th

An Islamic Ice Angels Festival

Ice sculptures are great for evoking the nippy, crispy air of snow-blown days, and what better choice for the transient statues than ethereal angels? Captured for just a moment in time, the fascinating play of light and shadow, water and ice is exquisite, capturing our imaginations together with the angels. As the weather warms and […]

January 19th

Spotlighting Islam’s “Hima” System of Nature Conservation

Like a drunk driver on a riding lawnmower recklessly careening over his father’s vegetable garden, humankind is recklessly mowing down the earth – destroying the very support system needed to fuel the mower. All across the globe, the massive population of man is like an unstoppable machine. Requiring fuel to sustain the machine, consumption is […]

December 9th

Camel Evolution to Climate Change

Hoping to reduce the negative effects of a warming environment on humans and animals, scientists are studying Arabian and Asian camels. The Arabian camel is the first mammal genome to be sequenced and analyzed in the Middle East, but the Quran has been asking humans to study the camel for over 1,400 years: Do they […]

November 24th

Animal Rights In Islam — Part I: Care and Sustainability

Animals, humans, and plants all live together in an interrelated ecosystem, dependent on one another for care and survival. Humans and plants provide food for animals. Animals in turn provide food for humans and fertilizer for plants. Animals also provide commercial products for humans, such as wool, hair, fur, leather, tallow, meat, eggs, milk, cream, […]

August 14th

Divine Dates and a Beetle from Hell

An evil red beetle is threatening to destroy the most beloved fruit in Islam. The Arabic word for “date” is mentioned in the Holy Quran more than 20 times, more than any other fruit mentioned in Scripture. The Prophet Muhammad (God’s peace and blessings be upon him) especially loved the date palm and its fruit, […]

July 9th