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I understand male circumcision but why women?

I understand male circumcision but why women? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.   Four types of female circumcisions are performed in the modern era.  The World Health Organisation has...

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I feel suicidal?

I feel suicidal? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.   As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.  Suicide is gaining ground amongst the masses.  In fact, stats show that suicide is the third leading cause of death for those aged...

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How should a dying person be positioned?

How should a dying person be positioned? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is sunnah to make a dying person face the Qiblah whilst being positioned on his right side.  However, it is...