Stay safe and cautious this Eid

Image Credit: Gulf News From the time when most countries were firmly in the grip of pandemic in April, Coronavirus has disrupted important events of the Muslim world’s religious and social calendar, keeping people indoors, preventing the faithful from...

Story of a tiny beautiful thing

Image Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto In Mississippi, power was out for days. In Alabama, schools opened late because of torrential rains. In Tennessee, houses slid from their foundations and tumbled into the Tennessee River. In Kentucky, heavy rains triggered...

COVID-19: We cannot drop our guard

Five months ago Chinese authorities took extensive lockdown measures to try and contain coronavirus, putting public health officials and government officials on alert on the potential widespread dangers of this virus. And now, as the days of July draw to a...

Haj 2020 underway during the pandemic

To pull off the annual Haj pilgrimage in such a challenging situation is both commendable and uplifting Image Credit: Supplied The annual Haj has got underway in Saudi Arabia, albeit in a downsized format. Owing to the restrictions brought about by the...

Our hearts and prayers for Lebanon

A massive blast ripped through Beirut on Tuesday, killing at least 100 people, injuring 4,000 and sending a shock wave across the nation Image Credit: AFP Lebanon’s crises never end. In the midst of an unprecedented financial crisis that plunged the Lebanese...

Are kids happier with our slower life?

Image Credit: Gulf News Archives Are kids happier with our slower life. Should we be worried? A couple of weeks ago, I posted on my Facebook page about how many parents have been whispering to me, guiltily, that their families have never been happier. Their...

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