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Professor Taj Hargey – Scholar or Blasphemer?

  Durban’s University of Technology is set to host a public lecture by Professor Taj Hargey. Professor Hargey presents himself as a well-educated and academically distinguished individual who lectures on aspects of Islam. However, a cursory glance at his views on important teachings of Islam would reveal insight into the …

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US anti-Islam ad causes outrage

  Sparking US Muslims’ outrage, a new ad campaign has hit Washington DC with a strong anti-Muslim message that falsely links Islam to Nazism.   Such “inflammatory” ads were clearly intended “to promote hatred of Islam and Muslims,” Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) spokesman Ibrahim Hooper told Agence France Presse …

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Boko Haram, AFRICOM and Nigeria: The Bigger Picture

Shoks Mnisi Mzolo – Cii News | 22 May 2014/22 Rajab 1435 Until now, the names Bill Gates and Boko Haram meant entirely different things. Scratching the surface, Atheling P Reginald Mavangira finds a web of scheme that links Gates and Monsanto, a GM crops firm, white supremacy, US foreign policy, …

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The Extent of Shi’ism in South Africa

   An open letter to all the muslims of south africa     The Extent of Shi’ism in South Africa         A report by:   Islamic Awakening, South Africa             =========================================================================== this is A Call to action and a request to circulate to as …

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Death by Hijab

 The media’s obsession with Muslim women’s clothing by Azeezah Kanji Source: http://rabble.ca mvmedia   “A woman dies strangled by her hijab,” proclaimed the Journal de Montreal. “Hazardous hijab,” “death by hijab” and “oppressed to death,” announced Sun News.   The story behind these crassly sensationalistic headlines is heart-rending: 47-year-old Naima Rharouity, wife and mother of …

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Insults against Islam: A Muslim’s Response

Insults and propaganda against Islam and the Muslims are nothing new. It is rather inevitable. From the very inception of Islam, Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam had to deal with the insults of the disbelievers and hypocrites. He was mocked, ridiculed, sworn at, and attacked verbally and physically. This is …

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Don’t ask “What”? Ask “Why?

 By Maulana Khalid Dhorat For what is happening in the world, locally and abroad, we turn to SABC, CNN and BBC. For why its happening, we turn to QSC – Qur’an and Sunnah Channel. In fact, QSC has an additional feature that no other satellite station has: it has a …

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American Muslims 12 Years After 9/11

  By Abdus Sattar Ghazali 07 September, 2013 Countercurrents.org * The New York Police Department has secretly labeled entire mosques as terrorist enterprises, a designation that allows police to use informants to record sermons and spy on imams, often without specific evidence of criminal wrongdoing. * A covert national security …

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The Infamous Gap between Islam and Modernity

  By: Sohaib Baig It is time for Muslims to stop playing catch-up. ~~~~~ Egypt in 1826. It was about a quarter of a century since Napoleon ’s invasion. Egypt was under the control of Muhammad Pasha, an ambitious, power-hungry Albanian who sought to establish his own empire in these …

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More than one in 10 under 25s in the UK now describe themselves as Muslim

Census figures show Christianity in sharp decline whilst belief in Islam dramatically increases Heather Saul Friday 17 May 2013 inShare http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/census-figures-show-christianity-in-sharp-decline-whilst-belief-in-islam-dramatically-increases-8621271.html A fresh analysis of the 2011 census has shown that Christian faith in the UK is declining rapidly amongst the British-born population, whilst belief in Islam has dramatically increased. …

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