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‘Why Islam’ Heading to Brazil

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CAIRO – A leading American Muslim group has announced plans for a special da`wah mission to Sao Paulo, Brazil, during the FIFA World Cup from June 12 through July 9, to provide accurate information about Islam to hundreds of thousands of football fans. Heading to Sao Paulo, WhyIslam, the largest grassroots da`wah project in North America, had many goals in ... Read More »

Muslim Prayer, Adhan Enter Vatican

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ROME – For the first time in history, Muslim prayer and adhan would be heard in the Vatican city after Pope Frances invited Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas and Israel’s Shimon Perez for a peace prayer. "This is a moment to invoke God for the gift of peace. This is a pause in politics," Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa, a Church official in ... Read More »

Mother’s Day from an Islamic Perspective

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Question and answer details Name of Questioner:Dalia Reply date:     2014/05/11 Question:     Dear scholars, as-Salamu `alaykum. What is the Islamic stance on celebrating Mother’s Day; is there anything wrong in it according to Shari`ah? consultant:     Faysal Mawlawi consultant:     Yusuf Al-Qaradawi consultant:     `Abdul-Fattah `Ashoor Answer Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, ... Read More »

The Mosque in Washington – The Untold Story of American Foreign Policy Unraveling at Home By Waleed Shahid

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On June 28th, 1957, President Dwight Eisenhower addressed a crowd of American and Muslim diplomats gathered at the Islamic Center of Washington’s inauguration. Speaking from under marble columns and turquoise floral tiles he declared that the United States held a “strong bond of friendship with the Islamic nations” and called for the “peaceful progress of all men under one God.” ... Read More »

DECODING THE PAST: SECRETS OF THE KORAN – Documentary

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The Koran is one of the most important works ever written. For almost one billion people worldwide, it is the Holy Scripture, the word of God and his prophet. For others, it is a historical artifact that has left an indelible imprint on the world. DECODING THE PAST: SECRETS OF THE KORAN probes the heart of the work that many ... Read More »

‘Follow the Islamic way to save the world,’ Prince Charles urges environmentalists By REBECCA ENGLISH

Prince Charles yesterday urged the world to follow Islamic 'spiritual principles' in order to protect the environment. In an hour-long speech, the heir to the throne argued that man's destruction of the world was contrary to the scriptures of all religions – but particularly those of Islam. He said the current 'division' between man and nature had been caused not ... Read More »

The Islamic Universe By Dr. Spahic Omer

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Islam is a religion that inevitably leads to the creation of a virtuous comprehensive culture and civilization which benefits not only Muslims, but also non-Muslims and all the other worldly creatures as well. Islam also creates individuals who through a complex hierarchy of institutions and establishments are organized in a community (ummah) which is well equipped to meet the challenges ... Read More »