The Believing Sisters-Part 2: Maymoonah bint Al Harith Friday Series

There were six sisters that the Prophet ﷺ called the ‘believing sisters.’ They were Um alFadl, Maymoonah (RA), Asma bint Umays, and Salama bint Umays, Zainab bint Khuzaymah, and Izzah. These are their stories. ……………………………………………….. Maymoonah (RA) was born six years before...

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Tasnim Nazeer, Journalist- London, England, UK Now

Tasnim Nazeer is a freelance journalist and financial reporter for Business Media Group’s Global Islamic Finance Magazine. She has written for a variety of print and online publications including CNN International, The Huffington Post and The Muslim News, amongst many others...

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Fatima of Cordoba Then

A few weeks ago, I discussed the ancient Islamic libraries and how grand they were. I was reading an article that said that many of the scribes who copied the books and library clerks were women. One of these women was...

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Mariam bint Al Shams Then

Mariam bint Al Shams was a Yemeni woman who lived about 700 years after hijra. Not much is known about her background except that she built many schools and mosques. She had great intellect and a sound opinion. One of the...

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The believing sisters-Part 1: Um Al Fadl Friday Series

There were six sisters that the Prophet ﷺ called the ‘believing sisters.’ They were Um alFadl, Maymoonah (RA), Asma bint Umays, and Salama bint Umays, Zainab bint Khuzaymah, and Izzah. These are their stories.  ……………………………………………….. Lubabah bint Al Harith al Hilaliyah, or...

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Sayyida Nafisa Al Tahira Then

Sayyida Nafisa is the granddaughter of Al Hasan ibn Ali and the great granddaughter of the Prophet ﷺ. She was born in Mecca on the 11th of Rabi Al Awwal and moved to Madinah at the age of five when her...

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