• Arabic through the Qur’an – Now for brothers!

    6th January 2014

    al-Salaamu 'alaykum wa rahmatullaah,     For the first time ever, the same unique and highly established online Qur'anic...

  • Let 2014 be the year you learn to understand the words of your Lord

    21st November 2013

    Due to popular demand we have relaunched our amazing Arabic through the Qur'an course for a new batch of students...

  • Ask ArabicGems: The night and the day, the sun and the moon

    11th July 2013

    In surah Anbiya Allah says:   " It is He who created night and day,  the sun and the...

  • Lord, have mercy.

    27th June 2011

    This post is dedicated to my baby Rahma,  the joy of my heart,  light of my life,  and queen...

  • We’re back – almost!

    24th June 2011

    Arabic Gems is in the process of relaunching with all new content - watch this space!

  • A runaway slave

    11th April 2008

    al-Salāmu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullāh, The Story of Prophet Yunus in the Qur’an is told only briefly in Surah al-Anbiya...

  • The secret of happiness

    16th March 2008

    al-Salāmu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullāh, So important is the concept of 'happiness' in our lives that many people – even...

  • He’s my brother.

    19th November 2007

    This post is dedicated to my brother. May Allaah protect you and have mercy upon you always habibee…ameen. al-Salaamu...

  • How the horse got his name.

    29th July 2007

    al-Salāmu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullāh, The verb خالَ khaala has two different forms that also differ in pattern and meaning....

  • Swallow more than your pride.

    7th July 2007

    *Post edited and corrected on 28-10-08   al-Salāmu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullāh, It has been narrated that a major scholar...