The Prophet's Toothbrush: Miswak — the wonder twig

If you thought it might sound old-fashioned to suggest you start using tree twigs to clean your teeth, you are wrong. The World Health Organisation for oral hygiene has recognised the multiple benefits of miswak.

read more 22.08.2011, Monday

Largest book on Prophet planned

Plans are under way to publish literally the largest book on the Prophet Muhammad, which is expected to weigh 1,600 kg and contain 420 pages, each page with dimensions of four by five meters.

read more 22.08.2011, Monday

The Prophet as a social activist

SOCIAL activism by citizens is often looked upon as a modern-day phenomenon. What is not commonly known is that the Prophet of Islam started his social activism in his youth, much before his declaration of prophethood.

read more 18.08.2011, Thursday

Historic 'Dar ul-Hadith Mosque' snaps up nine awards

Edirne’s historical Dar-ül Hadis (Dar ul-Hadith) Mosque, which is famous for being an environmentalist house of worship, has proven it with nine awards presented from various institutions. The mosque, cleaned by volunteers every week, is also home to many different types of trees, flowers and domestic animals in its green garden.

read more 18.08.2011, Thursday

Prophet Muhammad's cloak on display for visitors

The hırka-i şerif, the cloak of the Prophet Muhammad, is now on display at the Hırka-ı Şerif Mosque in İstanbul's Fatih district.

read more 08.08.2011, Monday

Relics of Prophet Muhammad to be displayed during Ramadan

The sacred relics of Prophet Muhammad will be displayed in Istanbul during the holy month of Ramadan.

read more 05.08.2011, Friday

YouTube broadcasts live first Evening prayer of Ramadan from Makka

YouTube began broadcasting the Evening prayer live from Makka Monday night to celebrate the first day of Ramadan. 

read more 03.08.2011, Wednesday