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25. Makkah imam calls for wisdom in fight against terrorism

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25. Makkah imam calls for wisdom in fight against terrorism
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September 29, 2001
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The imam of the Grand Mosque in Maaka called upon world leaders not to resort to violence in response to the terror attacks against the United States on Sept. 11. He also urged Muslims to differentiate between terrorism and legitimate holy struggle. He rejected terrorism as totally un-Islamic.

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22. Hijackers’ last words revealed

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22. Hijackers’ last words revealed
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September 29, 2001
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Muhammad Sadiq
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Terrorists involved in the attacks in America left behind copies of a document in Arabic giving them instructions for their suicide mission and preparing them spiritually for death. A copy of the document was found in luggage left behind by Muhammad Atta, suspected of organizing the attacks and flying into one of the World Trade Center towers, said the official.

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22. What do Muslims believe about Jesus?

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22. What do Muslims believe about Jesus?
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October 1, 1999
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Muslims respect and revere Jesus (peace be upon Him). They consider Him one of the greatest of God’s messengers to mankind. The Qur`an confirms His virgin birth, and a chapter of the Qur`an is entitled Maryam (Mary).

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8. Islam in Perspective: What does Islam say about terrorism?

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8. Islam in Perspective: What does Islam say about terrorism?
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October 8, 1999
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Islam, a religion of mercy, does not permit terrorism. In the Qur`an, God has said: God does not forbid you from showing kindness and dealing justly with those who have not fought you about religion and have not driven you out of your homes. God loves just dealers. (Qur`an, 60:8)

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6. Straight Talk: Islam on the Internet

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6. Straight Talk: Islam on the Internet
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October 9, 1999
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Dr. ‘Abd al-Qadir al-Tash
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In early October, a new site appeared on the Internet - "Islam Online". It is a cultural project of tremendous importance to the needs and opportunities of our times. It is the first worldwide service attempting to use Internet to introduce Islam comprehensively in a way that would combine credibility of content with attractiveness of presentation.

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4. S. African blacks find hope in Islamic college

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4. S. African blacks find hope in Islamic college
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October 3, 1999
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‘Abd al-Wahhab Bashir
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For decades black children in South Africa have been denied the right to education under apartheid. With the removal of the racial segregation system, an Islamic organization is now helping poor students to attend university free of charge.

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3. What do Muslims believe about Jesus?

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3. What do Muslims believe about Jesus?
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October 1, 1999
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Muslims respect and revere Jesus (peace be upon Him). They consider Him one of the greatest of God’s messengers to mankind. The Qur`an confirms His virgin birth, and a chapter of the Qur`an is entitled Maryam (Mary).

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2. S. African blacks find hope in Islamic college

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2. S. African blacks find hope in Islamic college
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October 3, 1999
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‘Abd al-Wahhab Bashir
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An Islamic organization is helping poor South African students to attend university free of charge. It is expected most of them will convert to Islam. The ratio of blacks coming to Islam compared to whites with the same effort is one to 200.

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18. The promise to the Israelites

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18. The promise to the Israelites
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September 17, 1999
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Sayyid Qutb
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In this article Sayyid Qutb, the late ideologue of the Muslim Brothers, comments on The Night Journey in the Qur’an, al-Isra 17: 2-4. The Prophet was taken overnight from Makkah to Jerusalem where he met past Prophets. He then led them all in prayer in an act that symbolizes the unity of the divine faith based on the central issue of the oneness of God. Jews lost their state because of corruption and loose morality.

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17. In Focus: Terrorism as a way of life

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17. In Focus: Terrorism as a way of life
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September 16, 1999
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Dr. ‘Asim Hamdan
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Before Israel released the first group of Palestinian prisoners in accordance with the revised Wye River accord, the Israeli Supreme Court’s ruled that the interrogation methods employed Israel’s Shin Bet security agency constituted torture and were thus illegal. The article concludes that the Jewish mind is characterized by hatred and deception.

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