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Is destiny predestined or changeable?

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The issue of destiny seems to me a quite simple matter to understand. We usually have two questions about this: 1. If ‘destiny’ has been predetermined by Allah Ta’ala, then what is the use of us trying to change our destiny? Or, 2. If we can change our own destiny, [ Continue reading…]


Terrorism and Jihad in the light of Islam

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Jihad is one of the most important basic teachings of Islam and is considered as a medium to achieve greatness, glory, and sovereignty. On that basis, Jihad is compulsory on every Muslim and enforced until the day of Judgment. The term Jihad etymologically derived from the Arabic word Jahada which [ Continue reading…]



One of the earliest mosques has been discovered and indicates Muslims, Jews, and Christians lived in harmony

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The foundations of an ancient mosque have been discovered in Israel. It was built around a generation after the Prophet Mohammed(pbuh), making it one of the oldest. Archaeologists say its building phases indicate peaceful coexistence between religions at the time. The remains of an ancient mosque have been unearthed in [ Continue reading…]


Militancy is a huge problem but no death penalty

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Militancy is a huge problem. There are some militants or religious extremists among the followers of almost all religions in the world. In our neighboring country India, the Hindu militants (BJP-Shiv Sena) are now in power. They are destroying India’s long-held secular tradition. Everyone knows what the Buddhist militants in [ Continue reading…]


Reaction to Blasphemy: Who is Right?

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We are perfectly okay with extremely hurtful acts or speech, as long as those that are hurt have been successfully demonized in our minds. Thousands of people have been calling for a boycott of France in response to the remarks by French President Emmanuel Macron due to recent Paris attacks. [ Continue reading…]



Muslim Brotherhood is a terrorist group, does not represent Islam: Saudi Senior scholars

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The Saudi Council of Senior Scholars (CSS) said that the Muslim Brotherhood is a terrorist group that does not represent the approach of Islam. In a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the council added that “the group (blindly) follows its partisan objectives that are running contrary [ Continue reading…]


Islam, freedom of religion and the recent jihadist attacks in Europe

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It is generally believed that Islam is a backward religion, reinforcing the beliefs of the medieval period, if not of the ancient period, it is conservative and even fundamentalist in its outlook, and it motivates its followers to be intolerant and violent. Islam, it is further believed, is incompatible with [ Continue reading…]


A slum in Agartala where Hindus and Muslims celebrated Durga Puja together

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The Durga Puja committee at Mollapara is headed by a Muslim – Ruhiz Miah. The Puja committee consists of 31 members — 18 are Muslims and the 13 others are Hindus Most of the time Hindus and Muslims are not able to see eye to eye. But Hindus and Muslims [ Continue reading…]


Muslim forum condemns beheading in Paris

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Intellectuals and activists from the Muslim community condemned the beheading of a French schoolteacher, at a webinar organised by Indian Muslims for Secular Democracy (IMSD) on Sunday. The webinar began by observing a two-minute silence to pay homage to history teacher Samuel Paty who was murdered by a Chechen extremist [ Continue reading…]


The Quran, requires “holy war” against the Jews

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JD: I understand the Palestinian Authority Mufti which would be the highest ranking Islamic cleric there with the Palestinian Authority has said that the Sharia obligates every Muslim to make holy war, Jihad against the Jews, give us the latest on that.  DD: Yes well that is a very widely held belief [ Continue reading…]