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The Blessed Tree located in Jordan

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info-pictogram1 “The Blessed Tree” is located in Jordan. It is fondly known as the last remaining Sahaba. It is a tree near Safawi where the young Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) met with Bahira the monk while travelling with his uncle, Abu Talib, to Syria. This was to prove a critical historical event. Bahira would be the first holy man to identify Muhammad (SAW) as a prophet.

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Top 50 Muslim Countries

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Source: religionfacts.com

The following table shows the 50 countries with the highest percentage of Muslims.

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10 Things Everyone Should Know About the Middle East

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Source: danielmiessler.com

Most people–especially in the West–know very little about the Middle East and the people that live there. This lack of knowledge hurts our ability to understand, and engage in intelligent discussion about, current events.

For example, frighteningly few know the difference between Sunni and Shia Muslims, and most think the words “Arab” and“Muslim” are pretty much interchangeable. They aren’t. So here’s a very brief primer aimed at raising the level of knowledge about the region to an absolute minimum.

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The Historic Scale of Syria’s Refugee Crisis

 Source: nytimes.com

Photographs by: Lynsey Addario

The Syrian refugee crisis has exploded from about 270,000 people a year ago to today’s tally of more than two million who have fled the country. The pace of the diaspora has been characterized by the United Nations as the worst since the Rwandan genocide in 1994. In addition, an estimated 4.25 million Syrians have been displaced within their country, bringing the total number forced into flight to more than six million.

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Jordan to buy $15bn of Israeli gas

The Jordanian cabinet approved, last month, the recommendation of the Committee on Economic Development, calling for supplying Jordan with natural gas from the gas field discovered in the Palestinian water of the Gaza Marine

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Source: middleeastmonitor.com

A memorandum of understanding is due to be signed between Israel and Jordan in the reservoir of Leviathan to export Israeli natural gas to Jordan during the next 15 years with a total value of $15 billion, an Israeli newspaper reported yesterday.

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Jordan’s Azraq camp receives Syria’s new refugees (Video)

info-pictogram1 A total of 6.5 million Syrians have been displaced from their homes, representing about 30 percent of Syria’s pre-war population of 23 million.Jordan’s Azraq camp is four months old and houses 11,000 refugees.Refugees staying at the Azraq camp live with no electricity or flooring to their prefabricated homes.Al Jazeera’s Nisreen El-Shamayleh reports from Azraq camp, Jordan.

From Jordan to Morocco, the pro-Gaza Rubble Bucket challenge goes viral

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Source: http://www.jpost.com

A new trend in support of Gaza is going viral across Arab social media, after a Palestinian journalist filmed himself  dumping a bucket of sand and rubble over his head, in an activity he dubbed the “Remains Bucket” challenge.

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The Blessed Tree (The Only Living Sahabi of Rasulullah Muhammad SAW) (Video)

info-pictogram1 This incident was when our Beloved Prophet of Allah SAW was 12 years old (1459 hijri years ago). The tree which shaded Rasoolullahi SAW is miraculously preserved by Allah for all this long period. It is the lonely tree available for around hundred square kilometers in that inhospitable desert north of Jordan.
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