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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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Islam, the modern alternative

Humans lack perfect knowledge as well as perfect wisdom. No matter how hard we try, we will never attain the perfect way of life by our own thinking and interpretation. This is the reason why Allaah being the Most Wise, sent us the Qur’an and the Prophet Muhammad peace be …

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Islam is the religion I have been seeking for

Views of Reverts About Islam Moderation and temperance are keynote of Islam The simplicity of Islam, the powerful appeal and compelling atmosphere of its mosques, the earnestness of its faithful adherents, the confidence inspiring realization of the millions throughout the world who answer the five daily calls to prayer – …

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Faulted for malicious spin doctoring

Last updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 10:37 AM Tariq A. Al-Maeena SOME 160 million Indian Muslims live in that country. It is a significant number, one that boasts of being the third largest Muslim population in the world. They remain a minority though, making up 13.5 percent of the total …

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What Drives People to Convert to Islam

    The nature of religious faith is quite mysterious. As part of their religious faiths, people believe in a variety of deities. There are people who have religious faith in the unseen supreme transcendental power and then there are others who believe in some humans as Gods, animals (e.g. …

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Be mindful in your treatment of women!

Abu Muhammed The recent violent rape and mutilation of a 17 year old girl in the ‘sleepy’ town of Bredasdorp in the Cape Province of South Africa sparked country wide outrage and anger. While this incident has placed South Africa squarely in the international limelight as being the ‘Rape Capital’ …

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