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Documentary: The Mosque of West Amsterdam (Video)

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BUILDING STRONG FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS DESPITE THE CULTURE GAP – ART OF CONNECTION WITH BELAL KHAN

Source: muslimmatters.org

By: Belal Khan

To understanding culture properly, see it as a combination of what we deem important coupled with how we implement it.

For example, respect to parents is something that’s seen as important in both cultures. But, the way that respect is applied is different.

In American society, you’re develop bonds of friendship with respect. However, overseas respect comes with treating them with authority, almost like a formal relationship. But, that won’t necessarily breed respect in an American setting.

So, how do we bridge the cultural gap between parents and kids, especially when they grew up in two different worlds?

Looking back at my childhood, I’m greatful for the fact that I have a close relationship with my parents. I believe the age difference between my parents and I had something to do with it, considering that most of my friends’ parents were much older.

A lot of my friends also lacked the experience of being told stories about their childhood, their families, and their siblings.

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Mufti Menk – Tomorrows Leaders (Audio)

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info-pictogram1 Building Tomorrow’s Leaders by Mufti Ismail Menk, Sri Lanka.
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Islam’s influence in the creation of America (Video)

info-pictogram1 Hidden and buried away from the American public is the truth about America’s History. Housed in the Library of Congress (Thomas Jefferson Building) is Thomas Jefferson’s own copy of the Quran signed by him. Carved into the marble frieze of the US Supreme Court Building, is the picture of the Quran itself. This video shows all this and how Islam had influenced our founding fathers in the creation of America, its government, and its laws. The roots of Islam’s laws and teachings are unmistakably present in America’s Constitution and Laws.

Metropolis: A Time Lapse Perspective (Video)

info-pictogram1 A creative exploration of architecture and human relationships with modern cities.Richard Bentley has a love for buildings and believes they are a living part of our cities and cultures. But he wonders how much we really see the great structures surrounding us as we move through our modern spaces.For three years, he has been a time lapse photographer, patiently turning his camera on some special buildings and encouraging us to consider what they reveal of our past, present and future.In Metropolis, Richard uses his photography to explore our relationships with the cities and structures that surround us.
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The world’s tallest buildings (Sign of the hour)

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By: Omar Suleiman

Forget about the poverty, corruption, and institutional racism in the Middle East, they’re clearly making progress. I mean check out these buildings and the price tags on them:

Mile High Tower, Jeddah: 13.6 billion USD
Burj khalifa, Dubai: 1.5 billion USD
Burj al Arab, Dubai: 2 billion USD
Abraj al bayt, Makkah: 2 billion USD
Rose Tower, Dubai: 180 million USD
Aspire Tower: 173 million USD
Kingdom Center, Riyadh: 453 million USD

“Of the signs of the hour is that you will see barefoot bedouins competing with the construction of tall buildings.” – Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him)

The Netherlands: Heavy thunderstorm above Zeist (Video)

info-pictogram1 Heavy thunderstorm above Zeist, the Netherlands. From tenth floor flat GERO. Camera: Marcus Kingma.

28-06-2011

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Samuel L Jackson Gives 9/11 Truth Message in “The Long Kiss Goodnight” Exposing False Flag Terrorism (Video)

info-pictogram1 Samuel L. Jackson Gives 9/11 Truth Message in “The Long Kiss Goodnight” Exposing False Flag Terrorism

The United Arab Emirates ranks number one in the world for treating women with respect

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Source: khaleejtimes.com

The United Arab Emirates ranks number one in the world for treating women with respect, according to a major scientific study comparing development and well-being among 132 nations of the world.

His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, said the evidence on respect for women reflected fundamental truths about Emirati culture and traditions.

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