A masjid is the center of any Muslim community. It provides much more than a place of worship as many offer education and is a base from which essential community services are delivered. The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: 'Whosoever builds a house (masjid) for the pleasure of Allah, whether it be small or large, Allah builds [...]
Seven years of brutal conflict in Syria has left many thousands of people displaced, homeless and deeply traumatised. The scarcity of food and limited healthcare pose a threat even greater than that of the bombs and bullets. Children die of starvation whilst others are reduced to eating grass in order to survive. With such malnourishment and the limited healthcare available, the [...]
Syrian conflict, now in its 7th year, has torn countless families apart. Entire communities have been uprooted, scattering 6.2 million people within Syria, over 5.6 million are refugees in surrounding countries. Children have been particularly affected, many of them orphaned, a large number separated from one or both parents, some without an adult to look after them. [...]