Rafiq Ebrahim

  • It was in Medina that the Holy Prophet (PBUH) migrated from Mecca to establish Islam. It was here that the Prophet (PBUH) built the first mosque. It was here that the major battles were fought for the triumph of Islam. It was from this city that Islam began spreading its divine influence throughout ...

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  • We had already entered Haram Sharif, and it was minutes before the grand Kabah would be in front of us, showering the Glory of Allah and binding us with its sheer grandeur. I was prepared for it, but when the actual moment came, I was dumb-founded and felt as if all the strength had gone out of my ...

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  • There have been moments that have changed the way we think, that have stunned humanity, that have changed the very civilization in history. Late twentieth century and the beginning of twenty first century have brought to life the realization of fantastic dreams of scientists, researchers and ...

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  • Turkish Airlines jet, coming from Istanbul, landed at Jeddah International Airport at midnight in May last year. After a dragging forty minutes in an oppressive hot and humid weather at the customs where officials talked to us in Arabic or in energetic gestures and throwing away my shaving cream ...

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  • The first person I was anxious to see was my good friend Raees when I visited my homeland Pakistan after more than a decade. With a bundle of gifts I went to his home, only to find him extremely depressed. There was a halo of gloom all around; the reason was that his seven-year old son was ...

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  • In these days when hatred – expressed or unexpressed – between Muslim and Jew communities persists, The Grand Mosque of Paris comes as a breath of fresh air, with the potential to heal the hearts of this disease of hatred. It is this feeling and subsequent actions that are responsible ...

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  • The recent massive terrorist attack at seven places in Paris has left the world shocked. ISIS has claimed the responsibility of this barbarous act. These terrorists call themselves Muslims, and so under the garb of Islam they go on performing such inhuman killings and destruction. Whenever they ...

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