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Are We Really Inspired by Prophet Muhammad?

Are We Really Inspired by Prophet Muhammad?

By Tarek M. T. Ezzat In June 2010, Muslims in the UK produced an excellent series of short videos titled “Inspired by Muhammad” to improve public understanding of Islam and Muslims. This campaign gave an overview of many aspects of the manners, teachings and...
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  • Remembering 9/11 Today
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    Remembering 9/11 Today
    Saulat Pervez September 11, 2001, changed everything. We who had led carefree lives centering on our individual routines, blissfully uninformed about international...
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  • Moment of Clarity
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    Moment of Clarity
    By Daliah Merzaban When endeavouring to explain to someone how I uncovered my spirituality, I usually say it happened quite suddenly, in a moment of clarity. Throughout...
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  • Tariq Amanullah: A Tribute
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    Tariq Amanullah: A Tribute
    Tariq Amanullah went to work at the World Trade Center on 9/11 and simply never returned. He is often identified as an assistant vice president of Fiduciary...
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Muslim Heritage»

The History of Islam in Africa

The History of Islam in Africa

By Amadou Shakur The Prophet Muhammad reminded the Muslim world, “We are a single community, distinct from others.” The distinction shapes the Muslim’s religious identity and underlines the nature of the Islamic ideal, whether the purity of the monotheistic concept,...
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  • A Time to Unite and Heal as a Nation
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    A Time to Unite and Heal as a Nation
    Talat G. Hamdani, Mother of Mohammad Salman Hamdani NYPD Cadet, EMT, WTC II Supporter of 9/11 Families for Peaceful Tomorrows Muslim Americans have carried...
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  • Ibn Battuta
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    Ibn Battuta
      Ibn Battuta, a celebrated traveler, was born in Tangier, Morocco. He lived from 1304 to 1368/1369 and is renowned for his travelogue, Rihla, which...
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  • Umar the Great
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    Umar the Great
    By Salman Yazdani Whenever we talk of great generals or kings of the world one name usually comes to our mind, i.e., Alexander the Great. For obvious reasons...
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Social Ties»

Morality & Ethics in Islam

Morality & Ethics in Islam

Self Development The word “morality” comes from the Latin word moralitas meaning “manner, character, and proper behavior”. Morality generally refers to a code of conduct, that an individual, group or society hold as authoritative, in distinguishing right...
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Hijab - Unveiling the Mystery

American Muslim women today are rediscovering the pristine Islam as revealed by Allah, (God), to the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh1), more than 1400 years ago, but without any of the contradictions of ancestral culture.

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Hijab
From darkness to light

Born in poverty and obscurity on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska, Malcolm Little, the fourth child of Earl and Louise Little, rose to become one of the most dynamic Black Nationalist leaders of his time.

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Who was Jesus (pbuh)?

There are many questions that come to mind when the name Jesus is mentioned. Some people say he was a prophet, others call him a god, while others say he was a very wise man.

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Jesus in Islam
Concept of God in Islam

Every language has one or more terms that are used in reference to God and sometimes to lesser deities. This is not the case with the word Allah.

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God in Islam
What does Islam say about Terrorism?

Whether it is a bomb going off in a market place, or the hijacking of an aircraft where innocent people are held at ransom to achieve political ends, we live in an age, where the manipulation and loss of innocent lives has become commonplace.

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Islam on Terrorism
Life After Death

In Islam, an individuals life after death or their Hereafter, is very closely shaped by their present life.

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Life after Death
What they say about Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

During the centuries of the crusades, all sorts of slanders were invented against the Prophet Muhammad (p)2. However, with the birth of the modern age, marked with religious tolerance and freedom of thought, there has been a great change in the approach of Western authors...

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Prophet Muhammad
Islam Explained

Islam, the religion of over 1.2 billion in the world, provides humankind with a unified view about the purpose of our creation and existence, our ultimate destiny and our place among other creatures.

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Islam Explained
The Origin of the Quran

The Quran is the holy book which Muslims recite and turn to for guidance in all aspects of their life.

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Origin of Quran

Common Ground»

Lifting the veil on Ireland’s fastest-growing religion

Lifting the veil on Ireland’s fastest-growing religion

By John Meagher Lorraine O’Connor has had to get used to the “go back to where you come from” taunts. They occur more frequently than she cares to think about – on the street, in the park, at the supermarket. But the Dubliner who proudly wears the...
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