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Friday, 09 June 2017 / 14 Ramadhan 1438H


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The Special Characteristics of the Month of Ramadan

By Sheikh Osama ibn Abdullah Khayyat - 12 Ramadan 1437

His Eminence Sheikh Osama ibn Abdullah Khayyat –May Allah protect him– delivered this Friday Khutbah entitled “The Specific characteristics of the Month of Ramadan” in which he talked about the month of Ramadan and the special qualities with which Allah has distinguished it from the rest of the lunar months. The Sheikh also mentioned one of the Prophet’s traditions which every Muslim should endeavour to follow in this month. It is namely reading as well as reflecting on the Holy Qur’an and the great reward which results therefrom. read more

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Sehri Ends 5:24am 5:17am 5:45am 6:13am
Fajr begins 5:29am 5:22am 5:50am 6:18am
Sunrise 6:51am 6:47am 7:18am 7:47am
Zawaal 12:07pm 11:55am 12:17pm 12:45pm
Asr Shaafi 3:04pm 2:44pm 2:57pm 3:26pm
Asr Hanafi 3:47pm 3:26pm 3:37pm 4:06pm
Maghrib 5:26pm 5:06pm 5:15pm 5:47pm
Esha 6:45pm 6:28pm 6:40pm 6:58pm
DUA (prayer)

YAA RABBI IGHFIRLY “O My Lord! Forgive me.”

BENEFIT: Whoever while keeping his fore-head in Sajdah reads this Dua before lifting his head he is forgiven.


Al-Imdaad Foundation

* China strongly rejects Pentagon report - China has firmly rejected the “irresponsible” claims made in a report by the US Defense Department, which accused Beijing of seeking to expand its military footprint globally.

* Trump falls short of condemning terrorist attacks in Iran, points finger at victim - US President Donald Trump repeats baseless allegations that Iran sponsors terrorism just as it falls victim to terrorism itself.

* GCC nations issue more threats against Qatar - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) threatened to impose an economic embargo against Qatar while Bahrain said "any options" were on the table as the crisis in the Gulf showed no signs of abating.

* Helen Zille officially suspended by DA - The DA has officially suspended Helen Zille from all party-related activities.

* Western Cape battles fires‚ strong winds and massive waves - Up to 10,000 residents were forced to flee their homes in Knysna overnight as fires fuelled by storm winds ripped through the Western Cape coastal town.


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* 09 carat gold: R201.84/g

Hanafi: R22.00
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Hanafi: R22.00
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As at (08/06/2017)



500g chicken fillet cut into small pieces green chilleis to taste
1 tsp crushed garlic
1 tsp salt or to taste
½ cup lemon juice
1 tsp ground jeero
1 tsp chicken spice
2 tblsp mayyonnaise
2 beaten eggs
1 cup sesame seeds
1 cup crushed crackers – you could use crushed cream crackers or salticrax

Marinate cut up chicken fillets with chillies, garlic, salt, lemon. juice jeero, chicken spice and mayyonnaise. mix well. Refridgerate for a few hours or overnight. Combine sesame seeds and crackers together in a bowl. Dip fillets in the beaten egg then roll in the mixed sesame seed and till mixture. It is now freezer suitable.

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