Call for Papers – The Journal of Rotterdam Islamic and Social Sciences

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The Islamic University of Rotterdam (IUR) has a heavy and important task in the West; first of all Islam will be taught by Muslim and non-Muslim scholars. This institution should also fulfill a responsible task as a bridge between Islamic World and Western countries, especially by influencing the public opinion and dealing with the public debates. Also the problems of ...

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Unislamic and barbarous ISIS

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US equipped, Mossad trained and Saudi funded conspiracy to discredit Islam and divide war battered Middle East into smaller states to ensure Israel’s supremacy. By Latheef Farook Muslims worldwide condemn the ISIS which serves the Israeli, US and European design to   divide the war battered Middle East into smaller states.  The question is who are these well trained, well ...

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London aims to be one of the largest capitals of Islamic finance stand alongside Dubai and Kuala Lumpur

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London, (IINA) – London is bidding to become a leading centre for sharia-compliant finance, according to the UK's foreign minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood. Speaking at The Telegraph's Middle East Congress on Wednesday, Ellwood, undersecretary of state at the Foreign Office, said the capital had ambitions to stand alongside Dubai and Kuala Lumpur as a global hub for ...

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Western Cultural Boycott of Israel grows stronger day by By :- By Jonathan Cook

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It was another difficult week for Israel. In Britain, 700 artists, including many household names, pledged a cultural boycott of Israel, and a leader of the Board of Deputies, the representative body of UK Jews, quit, saying he could no longer abide by its ban on criticising Israel. Across the Atlantic, the student body of one of the most prestigious ...

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Accha House & Umma House A mixed childhood in Sri Lanka By :- Asiff Hussein

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In this delightful book, well known writer Asiff Hussein shares with his readers some happy pen pictures of his mixed breed childhood lived in the Sri Lanka of the 1970s and 1980s. The Author who grew up in Colpetty had a most fascinating childhood with his siblings, enjoying the best of both worlds of their mixed Muslim Sinhalese parentage. Their ...

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Seeking Good Companions By :- Aisha Stacey

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Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) often spoke to his companions about the value of good companionship.  He emphasized the need to surround ourselves with good people. People, who hold the same values and beliefs that we do, make the best friends and companions. Differences of opinion, different lifestyles and interests may make our friendships interesting and sometimes challenging but ...

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The historicity of the Mount Sinai covenant

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MV Editor’s Note: We remind readers that this document and its historicity is an academic discussion that concerns both Muslims and non-Muslims. It is in the realm of general knowledge and perhaps general spirituality. It is not a Fiqh (Law) or Aqida (Doctrine) matter. The spirit of the document is what makes it important today and not the details. It ...

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A Woman of Perfection Lady Fatimah: The Youngest Daughter of the Prophet

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A woman in today's society is not free from scrutiny about how she meant to dress, behave, or appear in public. The public eye falls on every woman who strolls within its purview and its perception is often one that is rigid and judgmental. Physical beauty essentially becomes the talk of the season, every season, as the definition of physical ...

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Female French Director Embraces Islam

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CAIRO – French director Isabelle Matic has announced her decision to revert to Islam on her FaceBook account, making the unexpected announcement only a few days after Charlie Hebdo Paris attacks. “Today, I passed through the first pillar of Islam. There is no god but Allah and Muhammad is His Prophet,” Matic said in a message posted on her Facebook ...

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