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The Salah effect

More and more footballers, many from Africa, are openly displaying their religious beliefs on the field. An increasingly secular Europe is baffled, but not untouched. Sadio Mané at Liverpool vs. Chelsea, UEFA Super Cup. Image via Wikimedia Commons. For many p…
bubmag
January 31, 2020
Mecca

Rabbi Pirzada Performed Umrah

Rabbi Pirzada, who said goodbye to the singing, performed Umrah and recieved umrah blessing. Rabbi Pirzada had recently reaffirmed his commitment to practice and spread the teachings of religion by leaving the showbiz, and now she has performed Umrah. Rabbi Pirzada posted pictures of the Kaaba during her Umrah on…
bubmag
January 28, 2020
Mecca

Need art to hang in your tent? Get thee to Cairo.

On a dusty Cairo street at Souk Al Khayamiyya run seams and stitches holding together Egypts rich cultural tapestry. Luxurious fabrics are delicately laid and interwoven to depict bright blue sparrows, a vase of flowers, geometric maze-like marvels, Quranic …
bubmag
January 28, 2020
Mecca

Ruling Amid Ruins: The Plot to Break Up Iraq

Any reader of these columns is familiar with the landscape – an intergalactic Star Wars struggle between three blocks of regional powers, as the US retreats in disarray. The struggle for power is played out in one sandbox after another – first Yemen, to Liby…
bubmag
January 27, 2020