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Is Islam a Terrorist Religion?

Is Islam a Terrorist Religion?   Not in the least. Islam strictly condemns the use of violence against innocent lives. There is no justification in Islam for terrorism. Targeting the lives of innocent civilians and their property through suicide bombings or any other means of attack is haram (impermissible), and ...

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Why did the Shi’a Separate From the Sunni?

Why did the Shi’a Separate From the Sunni?   The Shia-Sunni split is not a recent phenomenon. The root of this division can be traced to just a few days after the death of our Prophet (pbuh&hp). Shi’as believe that the Prophet within his lifetime unambiguously appointed Imam Ali bin ...

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By Sadiq Al mussawi

3. FATIMEH “peace be up on her” Her agnomen: Az- Zahra. Her title: The pure imams’ mother “Ummul- Aemmel- Athaar”, Al- Hassan’s Mother “Ummul- Hassan”, Al- Hossein’s mother “Ummul- Hossein”, the believer’s mother “Ummul- Moemineen”, the virtues own “Ummul- Fadaael”, the worlds women lady “Sayeedatu Nissael- Aalameen”, the best of ...

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What Does Haram or Halal Mean?

What Does Haram or Halal Mean?   “Haram” is derived from the Arabic word “Hurum” which means “impermissible”. Thus “haram” means that the thing under discussion is Islamically impermissible. (For example, pork is haram for consumption.) Conversely, “halal”, being the opposite of haram, means “permissible”.

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Why do so many Muslim Women Cover their Heads with a Scarf?

Why do so many Muslim women cover their heads with a scarf?   The act of covering one’s hair by Muslim females is an integral part of the larger concept of Hijab. Hijab, in essence, is the notion of displaying a sense of modesty in dress and demeanour. Modesty and ...

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What Does Tayammum Mean?

What Does Tayammum Mean?   Tayammum is the Islamic term for “dry ablution”. This is the type of ablution performed when clean water is not readily available, or it is not feasible for a person to perform regular ghusl or wudhu because of medical reasons or similar issues. In such ...

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By Sadiq Al mussawi

2. ALI “peace be up on him” His agnomen: The believers’iýý prince His title’s: Abul- Hassan “Al- Hassan’s father” Abul- Hassanain “Al- Hassanain’s father” Abus- sibtain “As-sibtain’s father” Abu- turaab. His father’s name: Abu talib “the prophet’s uncle”, Abd Munaf the son of abdilmuttalib. His mother’s name: Fatima, the daughter ...

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What does Wudu Mean?

What does Wudu Mean?   Wudhu is the ritual ablution in Islam. It is the act of washing or wiping specific parts of the body with clean water, which Muslims perform prior to certain acts of worship (primarily Salah).

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The book of Intelligence and ignorance

H 2, Ch. 1, h 2 Ali ibn Muhammad has narrated from Sahl ibn Ziyad, from ‘Amr ibn ‘Uthman, from Mufaddal ibn Salih from Sa‘d ibn Tarif from Asbagh ibn Nabatah, from Ali (a.s) who has said the following. “Once Jibril came to Adam (a.s) and said, ‘I am ordered ...

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Do All Muslims Pray the Same Way?

Do all Muslims pray the same way?   No. There are many different denominations within Islam, and the mothod of offering prayers by certain denominations may differ from that of others. For example, the Ja’fery Shia method of offering prayers is different from that of Hanafi Sunnis. These differences arise ...

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