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Halal MRE’s Offer Comfort Food to Syrian Refugees

This will be the third winter for about 2.8 million registered Syrian refugees, including over 1.4 million children. These refugee families live in lightweight tents in subzero temperatures, and nutritional food is among their highest priorities. Zahra Mahmood, Director of Saahtain Foods, spoke recently about the urgent need refugees face regarding food. “Food gives the […]

February 2nd

UAE Energy Conservation Grows at “Green Mosques”

A “green mosque” project underway in the United Arab Emirates has the potential to revolutionize energy conservation efforts all over the world. Although Dubai’s newly constructed premier eco-mosque is rightfully commanding huge media coverage, a modest-sized mosque in Madinat Zayed, UAE, is the first retrofit energy conservation project to appear on the horizon. The Sultan […]

November 20th

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