The Eid-ul-Adha Gift of Hagia Sophia

As Muslims will be celebrating Eid-ul-Adha this coming Friday on the 31st of July 2020, I would like to wish all my readers Eid Mubarak. May all of you have a blessed Eid and may Allah accept our sacrifices and good deeds in these first 10 days of Dzulhijjah. Alhamdulillah, Muslims all over the world …

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Revising The Islamic Education Syllabus. It’s High Time.

Recently my Facebook newsfeed exploded with a piece of controversial news involving Ministry of Education (again. Hahha). Some keyboard warriors among netizens have lambasted Teo Nie Ching, our Deputy Minister of Education, for allegedly sticking her nose into the Islamic Syllabus of Muslim students in Malaysia. Racial slurs could be read in every other comments …

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Heartbreaking News In New Zealand

When I first found out that there was an ACT OF TERRORISM being committed at two mosques in Christchurch New Zealand on Friday resulting in 49 Muslims killed and many others injured, I was devastated. I had  to stop my studying for awhile and just devoured the news that were spreading like bushfire in my …

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#PaluSulawesi Reflection: A Spiritual Journey

There are times when I sit back, to wonder and reflect on what I have done to deserve so much blessings in my life. Whenever I feel like life has become a little too mundane, a little too predictable or a little too comfortable (until I could feel my soul withering away in the midst …

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My GE 14 Saga With Invoke (Illustrated By My Facebook Status)

"Kak Ngah, careful what you write on facebook. Kak Ngah tu penjawat awam." My mom admonished me one day when I went back to my parents' house for a visit. "Kenapa pula, mak? Kerajaan dah bubar. La ni mana ada kerajaan. Time ni lah nak berkempen, nak cakap apa pun." As usual, I was being …

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Inductive Learning Vs Deductive Learning

Whenever people ask me “how to be good in English?” I am really at a loss for how to answer the question. Because, I actually am not that good. And this is not false modesty. There are so many other brilliant English writers and speakers out there. Trust me, I still make grammatical mistakes. I …

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The Chronicles of Jerusalem

When I was just a young, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, 1st year medical student, in the University of Newcastle, I got into a heated argument with another medical student regarding the issue of Palestine. Jerusalem belongs to whom, was the matter of contention between the two of us in the Auchmuty Library that morning. It ended …

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