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Freedom of Expression?

  By: Khalid Baig   Islamophobia in the media: Should Muslims react? How should they react? Where do they stand on the philosophical issue underlying all this?   In the media the issue has been framed as a clash between two camps. One camp stands for freedom of expression. The …

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Explanation of the following Hadith on Ali & Muawiya RA

Question I would like an explanation of this narration: It was narrated that Saeed bin Jubair said: “I was with Ibn Abbas in Arafat and he said: ‘Why do I not hear the people reciting Talbiyah?’ I said: They are afraid of Muawiyah.’ So Ibn Abbas went out of his tent …

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Who Killed Al-Husayn radiAllahu ‘anhu?

www.mahajjah.com Unmasking the other villains of Karbala’ Retelling the tragedy of Karbala’ has traditionally been an important feature of Shi’i spirituality. The passion plays of Iran and the Indian subcontinent, the literature, both prose and poetry, composed upon the subject of the martyrdom of Sayyiduna Husayn radiyallahu ‘anhu and the …

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Triumph of the Truth – Book on Shia Cult

  This book provides an informative and educated read  on a historic debate that occurred between the Ahlus-Sunnah and the Shias. The style of the book makes for easy reading and easily grips the reader’s attention.   It is at the same time an excellent resource to understand the divide …

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Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah’s (radiyallahu’anhu) Hadith Tally

Question Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu’anhu) stayed only two years with Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam). But the number of Hadith referenced through him are more than any one else. Can you shed some light on this please?   Answer 1. Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu’anhu) stayed with Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) for four years, and not two. (Irshadus …

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Can homosexual behaviour be justified in Islam?

  Nasihah (Advice): The evil act of homosexuality Sayyiduna Jaabir Radhiyallahu Anhu who reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “There is nothing I fear more for my Ummah than the deed of the people of Lut (Alayhi salaam).” (Tirmidhi) ________________________________________   Question and Answer: Q. I am a …

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China’s Concentration Camps: What Can We Do?

It was just a week ago when news outlets, including Islam21C, [1] reported on a joint letter signed by 22 UN ambassadors condemning China for their abhorrent treatment of Uyghur Muslims. They collectively stated: “We call also on China to refrain from the arbitrary detention and restrictions on freedom of movement …

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