Mubeen tried to explain that she had been joking, but eventually she felt compelled to build Ishqr, a website to help Muslims find each other.
“If Instagram and dating apps had a baby, it would be Ishqr,” says Mubeen.
As for the non-Muslim girls, talk to them, but don’t ever bring one home.", "As a fragmented diaspora that is racialized, [young Muslims] are both viewed as oppressed but also hyper-sexualized.
It creates a taboo, almost a shame, about sex — even if it’s sex that is entirely halal between a married couple.
Hamas inherited from its predecessor a tripartite structure that consisted in the provision of social services, of religious training and military operations under a Shura Council.
Traditionally it had four distinct functions: (a) a charitable social welfare division (dawah); (b) a military division for procuring weapons and undertaking operations (al-Mujahideen al Filastinun); (c) a security service (Jehaz Aman); and (d) a media branch (A’alam).
It advocated a return to the traditions of the "forefathers'" (the salaf).
is an Arabic word for love, and the “r” was added at the end, Mubeen says, to make it sound more hip.
More than 6,000 people have signed up on the Ishqr website since it went up just over a year ago. Mubeen explains that when you sign up, Ishqr asks you for some basic information: a username, your religious preference (Shia, Sunni and “Just Muslim, yo” are all options) and why you’ve decided to join.
To contribute in the effort of liberating Palestine and restoring the rights of the Palestinian people under the sacred Islamic teachings of the Holy Quran, the Sunnah (traditions) of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) and the traditions of Muslims rulers and scholars noted for their piety and dedication.
Al-Qassam Brigades aims to liberate all of Palestine from what they describe as Zionist occupation, and to achieve the rights of the Palestinian people that were robbed by the occupation, and it consider itself part of the movement of a project of national liberation.