AMuslima Inspiring Action: Shared Prayer Clothes and Hijab

Last year aMuslima sucessfully distributed staple foods and school supplies in the villages of Kedungsari, Yogyakarta and Mangunsoko, in slopes of Mount Merapi Magelang Central Java Indonesia. In Ramadan 2017, aMuslima distributed prayer clothes and hijab to the same villages. ...

Visiting the KAUST Museum in Saudi Arabia

Some time ago I visited the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in the Thuwal area, approximately 1 hour from Jeddah. Not everyone gets the opportunity to visit the KAUST due to capacity constraints but there is a devoted KAUST community ...

Syrians in Saudi Arabia

It was like heaven: the annual vacation to Syria is a ritual that almost every Syrian family follows. The first deep breath I take each time I exit the airplane when we arrive on Syrian lands instantly charges my body with maximum happiness, energy ...

You Don’t Need to Be Rich to Thank Allah

  “And (remember) when your Lord proclaimed: “If you give thanks (by accepting Faith and worshiping none but Allah), I will give you more (of My Blessings), but if you are thankless (i.e. disbelievers), verily! My Punishment is indeed severe.” (Holy Quran, ...

Ramadhan Spirit in Leukerbad …

During Ramadhan, Muslims all around the world will fast in accordance with the 5 pilars of Islam. Ramadhan is also the month when the Holy Qur’an was first sent down to the Prophet Muhammad, Salallahi Alayhi wasallam. It is commonly known ...

Plant A Tree In Heaven

I come from Indonesia and the truth is, I hadn’t fully appreciated the beauty of greenery until I relocated to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The barren view of the desert and the surrounding city was a wake up call that caused me to ...

Moslim Expo 2015

Within the last 2 months I visited an exhibition in Antwerp, Belgium, called Moslim Expo and was most interested because it was the first Islamic exhibition that I had heard of being held on a regional scale within the country, and for the ...

Iftar on a Military Ship: KRI Banjarmasin 592 in Jeddah

A Special Invitation to have Iftar on an Indonesian Military Ship called: KRI Banjarmasin 592 which had docked in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. KRI Banjarmasin-592 is a ship type of Landing Platform Dock (LPD) made in PT PAL Indonesia and the Minister ...