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Was prophet Muhammad illiterate?

The verse 7:158 states that Muhammad was a gentile: “So you shall believe in God and His messenger, the gentile (ummy) prophet.” DEFINITION OF ILLITERATE 1: having little or no education; especially: unable to read or write <an illiterate population> 2 a : showing or marked by a lack of familiarity with language and literature <an illiterate magazine> b : …

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Saudi Arabia’s history of hypocrisy we choose to ignore

Sir William Hunter was a senior British civil servant and in 1871 published a book which warned of “fanatic swarms” of Sunni Muslims who had “murdered our subjects”, financed by “men of ample fortune”, while a majority of Muslims were being forced to decide “once and for all, whether [they] should play the part of a devoted follower of Islam” …

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Sikhs reach out to Muslims with iftars across Dubai

Dubai-based Welfare of Mankind, which also does charity for Muslims in India, says it is a goodwill gesture Image Credit: Pankaj Sharma/Xpress Bonding: S. P. Singh Oberoi, third from left, and other members Welfare of Mankind during an iftar at a mosque in Bur Dubai Dubai A Dubai-based Sikh welfare group is going all out to foster a sense of …

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The Elephant Cried When He Was Rescued After 50 Years In Chains

This is Raju. Raju lived on tourist handouts in India, sometimes eating garbage just to keep his belly full. After 50 years of chains, abuse, and slavery, Raju was freed in a daring nighttime raid. The English charity Wildlife SOS moved in at midnight to free Raju. Raju cried when he was rescued. This is just one of the chains …

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Some Traditional Rituals – Attributed to Islam

The below “call to prayer” is what Muslims all over the world say/hear but it is in fact “shirk” to say the below since the Quran tells us not to make distinction between GODs messengers and not to put someone on the same level as GOD. The Traditional Muslim call to prayer or adhaan (“God is great, there is no …

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Doctor, I want to fast this Ramadhan! But I have a question?

PROF. MOHAMMAD SULTAN KHUROO SmallerDefaultLarger  Ramadan is the blessed month in the Muslim calendar. It is obligatory on Muslims to fast in this month. Fasting is not meant to create excessive hardships to the Muslims. The Quran specifically exempts the sick individual from fasting; especially if fasting can lead to harmful consequences. Fasting for extended periods for one month can …

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How Islamic inventors changed the world

From coffee to cheques and the three-course meal, the Muslim world has given us many innovations that we take for granted in daily life. As a new exhibition opens, Paul Vallely nominates 20 of the most influential- and identifies the men of genius behind them 1 The story goes that an Arab named Khalid was tending his goats in the …

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Fasting activates your body’s ‘survival’ mode, boosting your immune system

(NaturalNews) Scientific research is finally validating the ancient health and healing practice of fasting. The Telegraph recently reported that scientists at the University of Southern California (USC) have discovered that fasting “for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as ‘remarkable.’” Researchers suggest that the mechanism behind this …

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