Photos: Hilaal (Crescent Moon) of Sha’ban 1438 AH

The photo of the crescent moon (hilaal) of 1 Sha'ban 1438 AH taken from Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia on 27 April 2017.

The first crescent moon (hilaal) of Sha’ban 1438 AH has been sighted in several places from Australia and Indonesia. I myself, saw the thin crescent of 1 Sha’ban 1438 AH from Perth, Australia on the evening of 27 April 2017. Below are collection of the hilaal photos of Sha’ban 1438 AH taken from other places. … Read morePhotos: Hilaal (Crescent Moon) of Sha’ban 1438 AH

When Rajab 1438 AH (2017 CE) Starts?

Crescent visibility map on Tuesday, 28 March 2017. Only those in North and South America could see the crescent moon of Rajab 1438 AH easily.

The month of Rajab 1438 AH will be in the islamic lunation number 17,251 with moon conjunction time on Tuesday, 28 March 2017 at 2:57 UTC. The crescent moon of Rajab 1438 AH should be easily visible by naked eye for people in the American continent. Those in Africa may need optical aids to see … Read moreWhen Rajab 1438 AH (2017 CE) Starts?

The Life Span of Muslim Ummah is 1500 Years. Is it True?

Several people have expressed the same question regarding the life-span of Muslim Ummah. They wanted to know whether it is true that the muslim ummah will only reach 1500 years of age. Below is an answer to such question that I took from islamqa.info site. It address the authenticity of the hadith that mention about … Read moreThe Life Span of Muslim Ummah is 1500 Years. Is it True?

Yearly Prayer Timetable Generator Available at Alhabib

Alhamdulillah, today we have published a new service at our main website that enables visitors to create their own Prayer Timetable. Currently, it is available for yearly basis. The service will calculate salat times for a given location or cities in the world. It tries to determine the exact geographical coordinates using Google Map service … Read moreYearly Prayer Timetable Generator Available at Alhabib

Islamic Calendar for 2017 CE Available for Download

As the year 2017 closes in, Alhabib Web Service has prepared Islamic (Hijri) Calendar for the coming year. The calendar covers the years 1438 – 1439 AH in the islamic era. As before, we have put up important dates for muslims along side the islamic calendar. The beginnings of each islamic month are highlighted as … Read moreIslamic Calendar for 2017 CE Available for Download

A Muslim Woman Lose Her Headcarf during Islamophobic Action in Western Australia

Recently BBC Australia reported a report by a islamophobic watching group (Islamophobia Register Australia) that a muslim woman wearing a headscarf was assaulted and had her scarf removed. The assault was carried out by un-identified man in the Beeliar Village Shopping Centre in the city of Perth, Western Australia on Friday, 16 December 2016. Police … Read moreA Muslim Woman Lose Her Headcarf during Islamophobic Action in Western Australia

Saudi Arabia Abandons Islamic Calendar for Civil Servant Paydays

The beginning of Islamic New Year 1438 AH (anno hegira, after hijra) sees Saudi Arabia, the land of islam, abandons the islamic calendar for base of their civil servant salary payments. Islamic calendar was used since the founding of the Kingdom in 1932. As per 2 October 2016 the civil servant will have their salaries … Read moreSaudi Arabia Abandons Islamic Calendar for Civil Servant Paydays

Video: Racism Kills

Below I share a video from Ahmed al Bukhatir that teaches us about prejudice and racism. Even as muslims, we may find ourselves in such situation as pictured in the following video.

The Prophet Muhammad, Allah’s Blessings and Peace be upon him,in his final sermon said:

“There is no superiority for an Arab over a non-Arab, nor for a non-Arab over an Arab. Neither is the white superior over the black, nor is the black superior over the white — except by piety (taqwa).”