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The recent attack on Christian worshippers exiting Coptic Christmas Eve mass in Nag Hamadi, January 6, 2010, has focused Egyptian attention on Muslim-Christian violence which has also been witn
Following a response from Dr. Hans Jansen which outlined the books that state that Sūrah 2:256 is abrogated, Hulsman and Dukhān investigated the issue further and researched the viewpoints of number of prominent Islamic websites as well as the opinion of Dr. ‘Abd Al-Mu‘ti Bayyūmī.
Islam is the target of Western and Zionists’ attacks. Muslims need to unite to defend their religion and any inter-religious dialogue is bound to avowing Islam as a heavenly religion.
An article presenting clarification on a number of Qur’ānic verses referenced by Geert Wilders in his film ’Fitna.’
Murād reviews Ṭanṭāwī’s book ‘Hadhā Huwa al- Islām; Ḥiwār Hādi’ ma‘ Bābā al-Fātikān’ [This is Islām; a Calm Dialogue with the Pope of the Vatican] Islām is a religion of peace and freedom and the Prophet Muhammad is the prophet of merci and noble morals who was mentioned in the Torah and the Bible.
The writer, Minister of Endowments, clarifies the real meaning of terrorism and Islam’s innocence from it, using parts of the Qur’ān to prove his words.
In a series of articles published by al-Ahrām newspaper, Dr. Ahmad al- Tayyib, the president of the Azhar University, analyses Pope Benedict XVI’s speech of September 12, 2006.
Explaining the broad meaning of the concept of jihād in Islām, Muslim thinker Rajab al-Bannā quoted famous British writer Karen Armstrong’s definition of it as "struggle and effort, not a synonym for holy war as Westerners define it." Ahmad ‘Izz al-Dīn al-‘Arab wrote in a short article in al-...
A few days ago Muslim dā‘īyah, Dr. Safwat Hijāzī, issued a fatwá urging Muslims to declare war against Israeli civilians worldwide. The fatwá was severely condemned by the Azhar, the highest religious institution in the Muslim world, as incorrect and terrorist in nature.
A few days ago, the Doha Fourth Interfaith Conference opened amidst increasing calls to stress the role of religions in saving humankind from evil.
The author pointed out the many moral principles of Islam, stressing that what is said in the Western media about Islam being a religion that encourages aggression, extremism, fanaticism, killing and terrorism is a baseless calumny. He added that the recent attacks in America are a hateful crime...
The article is an interview with the Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Ali Goma´a. He comments on many subjects, such as, the concept of legitimate war in Islam, martyrdom operations, the Iraqi Ruling Council, the Iraqi resistance against American occupation, emergency laws and the relationship between...
The author comments on the events of 11th meeting of the European Council for Fatwa and Research held in Stockholm, Sweden. He believes that the council gives courageous fatwas and ijtihads to handle problems of Muslims. He criticized the council´s perception of jihad.
The author argues that the concept of jihad does exist in Christianity and Judaism as it exists in Islam. She even tries to give the impression that jihad in the sense of killing and violence is not the basic form of Jihad in Islam while it is as such in Christianity and Judaism.
Several interpreters of the Qur’ān have distorted its meanings and sometimes went too far as to twist facts and change words from their contexts.
The Qur´an and the true sunna are the only reference points that Muslims should abide by. Each of them must be treated as a whole unit. When discussing the opinion of the Qur´an concerning a certain issue, all verses dealing with that issue should be taken into account. Partial...
It is clear from the comments on Bat Ye´or´s article, that not all the points she discussed have been responded to. For example, what she says concerning the fact that jihad belongs to the religious domain and cannot be discussed and the feeling of superiority in Islam.
The Jewish American writer Bat Ye´or published on July 1, 2002, an article on jihad in Islam on the Internet. The article is full of mistakes. It misperceives and distorts the concept of jihad. Dr. Abdel-Mo´ti Bayoumi refutes these mistakes.
In this article Dr. Youssef Al-Qaradawi speaks about the importance of the Islamic-Christian dialogue. He speaks about the things that spoil the relationship between Muslims and Christians, how to fight terrorism, the difference between terrorism and the legal right of defending one´s country...


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