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Shaykh Hamza Yusuf: Overcoming the Challenges of Extremism (Video)

This video was part of a larger event with other presentations and discussion, hosted in June 2015 Abu Dhabi by the Salama Bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation.

Q&A at the end. [Admin]

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Tips for a Healthy Winter

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Source: onislam.net

By: Anisa Abeytia

Winter is upon us and it is officially flu season. So, how do you plan to stay healthy this winter?  Most of us do not think about flues and colds until we already have one. Thinking about your strategy now will help you and your family stay well all winter.  So how are you going to start and what are you going to do?

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Documentary: Witness – Dust in the lung (Video)

info-pictogram1 One journalist is determined to help China’s millions of migrant workers suffering from the deadly black lung disease.
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Arrogance: a spiritual poison

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Source: muslimvillage.com

By: Maryam Hedayat

“I am proud of my achievement”, “I feel proud being myself”, “Proud to be a father”,” and so on…we usually hear people expressing their accomplishments with pride.

Being proud or feeling of pride has become so common that it is no more seen as immodest and improper.

Pride or (takabbur) in Arabic is, in fact, a negative feeling. Pride, arrogance, egotism, self-importance are among the most malicious inner diseases of the heart and mind.

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Syrian refugees at risk from floods (Video)

info-pictogram1 Syria’s winter season is usually very cold and includes heavy rainfall, putting displaced families living in refugee camps at risk.There is also a threat of disease spreading among these camps, but the international community can not keep up with the needs and methods of prevention.One of the camps has been flooded and more than 400 tents were destroyed.Al Jazeera’s Stefanie Dekker reports from Beirut.

Muhammad Ali can barely speak or leave home, brother says

Heavyweight boxing legend, 72, too ill to attend premiere of new documentary about his life

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Source: theguardian.com

By: Rory Carroll

Muhammad Ali’s Parkinson’s disease has advanced to the point he can barely speak or leave his Arizona home, according to a member of his family.

According to his younger brother, Rahman Ali, the 72-year-old former heavyweight world champion was too incapacitated to attend this week’s Hollywood premiere of a documentary about his life, I Am Ali.

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Black History Did NOT Start With Slavery

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Source: islam21c.com

By: Dawuud Loka

When it comes to the history of the black peoples, the discussion often centres around slavery and then the subsequent artificial narrative of emancipation. However, what we fail to do is to ask the question: what was their history before slavery?

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The Simpsons predicted Ebola outbreak in 1997: Conspiracy theorists

Conspiracy theorists claim that an episode of the Simpsons mentioned Ebola in 1997 and that means the American cartoon predicted the Ebola outbreak in the United States

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Source: presstv.ir

According to Internet conspiracy theorists, a clip from the show’s “Lisa’s Sax” episode in season nine is the proof.

Marge Simpson in one scene is trying to persuade Bart to get out of bed by offering him a book that is called, “Curious George and the Ebola Virus.”

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The Trews: Russell Brand – Is Ebola The New AIDS? (Video)

info-pictogram1 As flights are cancelled, communities stigmatised & mildly sick people fear for their lives, is it worth questioning what the biggest threat to our collective wellbeing is: rare tropical diseases, or the media coverage of them?