Why Muslims Declined?

April 23, 2015

How Shia Muslims Perceive Islamic Brotherhood? Arab tribes overran each other. The mighty wolfed the weak, big ones had no mercy on little ones, and youths no respect for the elderly, until Islam was born. It drew people together under its banner and guided them into brotherhood and solidarity. The Holy Quran says: “believers are […]

What is Mission Mars One … And What Does it Mean to Humanity?

April 22, 2015

For decades we have been sending both humans and technology into space. This has helped researchers and scientists to better understand the universe, the world we live in, and what is out there. Many missions are unmanned and used for exploratory purposes, but we have sent both men and women into space and several men […]

Facts about Education in America

April 21, 2015

There are estimated to be more than 50 million students in grades kindergarten through 12 (K-12) in the United States. There are many more who are enrolled in higher education and seeking college degrees or certifications. While K-12 schooling is compulsory for all children, college is not. The typical child is enrolled in school from […]

How a Bill Becomes a Law in America

April 21, 2015

By Amanda C Edited by Ali Reza The United States is governed by a multitude of laws that outline how its citizens should act. These laws state what is and is not legal on a wide range of topics. Before a bill becomes a law, it starts as an idea. This idea could come from […]

A Hard Conversation: Talking to Your Child About Death

April 21, 2015

By Amanda (Contributor) Edited by Ali Reza Talking about death can be difficult no matter your age. People tend to avoid subjects that make them or others upset. But death is a part of life and is inevitable. When a family member or friend dies, it can be a challenging situation to deal with, especially when […]

The Holy City of Mashhad

April 20, 2015

By: Hussein Al-Rumaithi The name of this city is derived from the Arabic word ‘Al-Mashhad’, which means the position of the place, where something happened. Therefore, it is the ‘Mashhad Al-Ridha’, which is the place where Imam Al-Ridha was martyred and buried around 818 during the era of the Abbasid Caliph Al-Mamun. The city of […]

The Holy City of Kadhimiya

April 19, 2015

Gate of Requisites and wishes By: Hussein Al-Rumaithi The city of Baghdad is known for its famous bridges, Tigris River, Al-Mutannabi St. which is the intellectual center of Baghdad and some of the oldest modern neighborhoods in the world. The adventures of Sinbad, Ali Baba and the forty thieves are some of the fictional characters […]

Teaching your Child about Other Religions

April 17, 2015

By Maryam A (Contributor) Edited by Ali Reza The world is a melting pot of different religions and as people move, they take their beliefs with them. Children today are often exposed to people from many different backgrounds who may or may not share their same religious beliefs. It is important to instill in them […]

Tips for Helping Friends in Need

April 16, 2015

Friendship is one of the great joys in life. Finding others with whom you share similar interests and enjoy spending time with. People who push you to become the best version of yourself and live a life you love. But part of friendship is sticking together through the good and the bad. When a friend […]

How American Foreign Policy Works

April 16, 2015

By Maryam A. (Contributor) Edited by Ali Reza How does American foreign policy work? The question practically begs for a joke answer, though the punch line will vary according to political disposition. “Pretty well!” some might say. “It doesn’t,” others would suggest. Jokes aside, it is a fair question. It is not unreasonable nor ethnocentric […]

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