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Hajj 2021 COVID-19 Restrictions, Limited to 60,000 Pilgrims

July 12, 2021

In 2019 there were around 2.5 million pilgrims who performed Hajj. However, last year 1,000 pilgrims based in Saudi Arabia were permitted to pilgrimage. But are there COVID-19 restrictions this year? Maybe you remember the pictures of the Hajj in 2020. It featured in news outlets around the world, a symbol of the changes the pandemic brought. This year, there are also…

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20 Best Islamic Apps to Download in 2021

July 10, 2021

Islam and the Internet go hand in hand. According to the Tabah Foundation, 37 percent of Muslim Internet users visit the websites of scholars and Islamic institutes every week. The Internet, and everything digital is becoming a great resource for Islamic apps. Aussie Muslims can download several apps on a wide range of topics. But the…

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7 Halal Ethical Investment Ideas for FY2021-FY2022

July 10, 2021

Are you interested in upping your investments? Perhaps you’re a beginner Muslim investor who’s looking to diversify their portfolio with some wise assets. But have you considered that the very stocks, bonds, and industries you’re investing in can be regarded as haram? It is essential to ensure that all your investment and wealth creation opportunities are compliant…

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Are Afterpay, Zippay and Klarna Halal or Haram to Invest In?

July 10, 2021

Are you worried about having a secure future? Does setting up a halal super seem impossible? Fortunately, you can find investments that comply with Islam, but are apps like Afterpay a good fit? Before you put your money into any investment fund, make sure it’s not haram. Buy now pay later apps may be growing…

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10 Super Tips and Strategies if You Are in Your 30s or 40s

July 10, 2021

In your 30s and 40s, you have a lot going for you. You might be starting a family or a first-time homeowner, and you’re in one of the most unique financial positions of your lifetime. You’re likely starting to see salary increases or promotions, and you still have plenty of time left before retirement. This…

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Are Pfizer, AstraZeneca, and Other Covid-19 Vaccines Halal or Haram?

July 9, 2021

As COVID-19 vaccines become more readily available, Muslims should know, are COVID-19 vaccines halal? While the specifics vary between vaccines, they’re generally halal. Unlike some vaccines, the ones for COVID-19 don’t contain gelatin from pigs or other haram substances. So don’t believe the rumours or theories going around about the vaccine ingredients. Instead, read on to…

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What Is NAIDOC Week? Celebrating the History, Culture and Achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

July 1, 2021

Aboriginal Australians are here to stay. Nearly 800,000 Australians identify themselves as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. That’s more than three percent of the population. Indigenous Australians have a rich array of histories, cultures, and beliefs. To celebrate their diversity and ingenuity, the nation commemorates NAIDOC Week. What occurs during NAIDOC Week, and where did…

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How you can make a tangible impact and save lives with your investment decisions: Stop the money flow, divest in weapons industry

June 24, 2021

The situation in Sheikh Jarrah is secret to none. Civilians murdered in cold blood, families evicted from their life-long homes, and airstrikes on Media and medical centres that would make the hardest of hearts shiver.  The World has seen an onslaught like none other in recent times. And it’s important we begin speaking about it…

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1 July Coming of the Light: Everything You Need to Know on the Day of Significance

June 24, 2021

Australia is a country of diverse cultures. There are many celebrations and holidays recognised in this vast land that have come from different cultural backgrounds 1 July is Coming of the Light Day in Australia. It’s a day to celebrate living on the continent as well as sharing a sense of nationhood. The “Coming Of The Light”…

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Cryptocurrency: Is It Halal or Haram to Invest In?

June 24, 2021

Is cryptocurrency haram in Islam? You might be surprised to know that there is no ruling yet from jurists or faith leaders in Islam on whether it is halal to invest in cryptocurrencies. Being new, there are many questions about the legitimacy of this type of investment. Many Muslim scholars are against cryptocurrencies because they…

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