Hiba's Commentary


Giving Zakat: To Whom It May Concern

Giving Zakat purifies the heart from greed for wealth, selfishness and creates a sense of empathy for the needy. Umm Amal enumerates the eligible recipients of Zakat in the light of Quran & Sunnah. Let's take a look.


Assuming he Understands!

Children are complete humans like us, regardless of age, they feel, sense, perceive. How many of us would appreciate constant nagging and feel motivated by it. Nida Jamal shares some parenting reforms every parent needs to formulate.


Evacuating Hypocrisy: A Road to Exit Deception

Are we prepared to get this experience called life, and move on to the next stage of speculating meetings with our Lord? Do we have the courage to lie alone in the dark graves? Anoshia Riaz contemplates on various aspects of this worldly life.

Personality Development


A well-prepared welcome to Ramadan

Haven't prepared for Ramadan yet? Rabia Ijaz presents easy tips for the 'Rush- Hour' personalities to welcome Ramadan and make the most of it.

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Path to Jannah; Path of Knowledge!

Sarah Shaukat explains how we need to tread the path of knowledge in this world in order to tread on the path of paradise in the hereafter.

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Justice for All: Who Will Be Bankrupt In Allah’s (swt) Court?

Is it possible for someone who prays, fasts, and gives charity to be bankrupt on the Day of Judgement? Mufti Ismail Menk explains in this short lecture.

Life with the Ahmad Family

Ramadan Timings - Ahmad Family Comics

Ramadan Timings - Ahmad Family Comics

Ramadan can be a challenging time at the workplace, especially if your boss and colleagues don't know what Ramadan and 'Eid are all about. Let's see how Abdullah explains Ramadan to his boss!

Something Better - Ahmad Family Comic!

Something Better - Ahmad Family Comic

In this comic, we learn that all things happen for a reason. If we don't get what we want, it is often times because Allah wants to give us something even better!

Sportsmen - Ahmad Family Comic

Sportsmen! (Ahmad Family Comics)

What makes a great sportsman? Trophies? No way! In this comic, Omar tells us what quality all great sportsmen must have...

Lessons in Love


Living in a Joint Family – More Pros than Cons

Saneya Qadir shares her reflections and experiences on living in a joint family. "Living with in-laws helps create a bond between you and them; and it increases understanding between both the parties," she writes.

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Marriage is Love: What it takes to be in love and be loved?

"Love doesn’t end with marriage, it rather begins with it; marriage sows the seed of love!" Nageen Parvaiz shares some real love stories.


Are the new couple in double the trouble?

"Walking into the holy matrimony at the age of nineteen, I had my fair share of doubts and misunderstandings." Kulsoom Hussain shares tips for the newly weds.

Positive Parenting


Synchronize Yourself - I See My Parents To Be A Parent!

Who do we end up emulating the most when we become parents? Our own parents, of course. Hira Zubair shares a heartwarming piece.


Raising confident Muslim kids

"It is our duty as parents to imbue confidence in our children in order to make them productive human beings." Read this article to find simple and practical tips on how to raise confident children.


Make a wish list!

How should we handle the ever increasing demands of our children? Ayesha Shahzad presents some handy tips.

Literary Lane

[Poem] Good mood, good life!

Life is a journey of ups and downs, key is to pave your path towards betterment. Click here to read on thoughts & feelings about different phases of life.

[Poem] Glory of Islam

'When it is difficult to stand up, then the Pillars of Islam are always there to help us', writes Marriam Iftikhar to portray 'Glory of Islam'.

A new day, a new beginning, a new life!

Successful people take every day as a chance to pursue their ambitions and work tirelessly to please Allah, narrates Hira Naqi

Fasiha - Enduring Islamic Values

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"Why Do I Exist?" A Webinar on Self-Discovery

What's your path to self-discovery? Do you wonder WHY you were created? Do you want Jannah & not sure how to get there? Hiba Magazine and Fasiha present: "Why Do I Exist?" A FREE Webinar on Self-Discovery. Register for FREE at this link.


Parental Pressure – Tips for Teenaged Boys

Do you feel you are being pressured by your parents? Fasiha brings forth some simple yet effective ways of dealing with parental pressure for teen aged boys.


Parental Pressure – Tips for Teenaged Girls

Teenagehood is mostly about life choices - and parental pressure kicks in too soon. Fasiha presents some handy tips for girls on how to tackle parental pressures regarding marriage, education and work in an effective manner.


13 parenting tips from Surah Luqman

[Infograph] Parenting Tips From Surah Luqman

Allah swt loved Hakim Luqman’s tactful advises to his son so much that He named the surah after him and added them in the Qur’an for parents to take guidance from. Let’s take those advises as best parenting tips to raise better Individuals.

As- Salaam

[Printable Poster] As - Salaam - The Giver of Peace & Blessings

Hiba Magazine's poster series is based on the beautiful names of Allah (swt) to foster a strong bond between our children and Allah from a very young age. In this poster of the series, we look at As - Salaam – The Giver of Peace & Blessings.


[Printable Poster] Ash Shakoor - The Appreciative

Hiba Magazine's poster series is based on the beautiful names of Allah (swt) to foster a strong bond between our children and Allah from a very young age. In this poster of the series, we look at Ash Shakoor – The Appreciative.

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Don’t Facebook your Marriage Problems

Listen to an earnest advice by Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan to keep marriage problems confidential and the way to seek counsel in this regard.


[Video] 7 Tips to Apply What You Learn

Knowledge shines when practiced! Confused on how to apply it diligently? Here are 'Seven Practical Tips to apply what you Learn' by Brother Mohammad Arshad


[Video] Handling Criticism

What is the best way to respond to those who criticise you? Sh. Omar Suleiman gives a beautiful answer in this short clip.

Thursday Recipe

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Root Vegetable Stew

What do you do when you plan to eat seasonably, but do not want the same century old taste over and over again? You look for new recipes! Uzma Awan presents a delicious vegetable stew recipe.

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Steak and onions with fried tomatoes

Craving for a juicy home-made steak? Try out this easy to make recipe of steak with tomatoes and onions by Zeenat Iqbal Hakimjee.


Cooking Fish

Fish and winters go hand in hand. Zeenat Iqbal Hakimjee, culinary expert from Islamabad, shares some tips for cooking and frying fish in our Thursday Recipe segment.



Review: Shades of Oblivion

Shades of Oblivion is a character driven contemporary novel by Ibn Adam, set in the inner boroughs of London. It follows three youths and the choices they make that lead them to 'Oblivion'; the name given to a post 9/11 detention centre. Anoshia Riaz reviews the novel.


[Book Review] Quran Par Amal

Quran was not sent down for mere recitation. It was sent for us to implement it in our lives. Tuba Faizan reviews 'Quran Par Amal' by Samia Ramzan, a book that offers solutions to real life problems through the verses of Quran.


Review: Get Fluent in Arabic

"Being multilingual in today’s world is not only an asset but a necessity." Tasneem Vali reviews a self-help motivational book on learning Arabic; 'Get Fluent in Arabic' by Moniur S Rehman.