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Noted Muslim personalities who played important positive roles in Sikh history

WordForPeace.com By Iqbal R. Sama   Sikh Mazhab Se Mutalliq Motabar Muslim Shaksiyat (Urdu) (“Respected Muslim Personalities Related to the Sikh Religion”) Author: Mohammad Habib Compiled by: Jaspal Kaur & Abid Ali Khan Pages: 224 Publisher: Farid Book Depot, New Delhi (email: faridexport@gmail.com) Year: 2016 Price: Rs. 200   This remarkable book in Urdu by a Muslim scholar highlights some …

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Sincere Advice to the Takfiri extremist Part-5

WordForPeace.com THE FIFTH PRINCIPLE That a Muslim is not pronounced a disbeliever (kaafir) by what he says or does or believes until the evidence is established against him, and his doubts disappear and all the conditions that negate takfeer are negated. So this principle dictates that we submit to the withholding of pronouncing takfeer upon the one who rejects, denies, …

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(India) On the healing wounds of communal conflict

WordForPeace.com MUZAFFARNAGAR: For years after the Muzaffarnagar riots of 2013 that left 63 dead and more than 50,000 homeless, Hindus on one side and Muslims on the other bayed for each other’s blood. Hundreds of cases were lodged against members of both communities and the social strain was apparent, with the two sides wary, apprehensive and angry. Of late, though, …

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Islam’s Tolerance for other Religions: by Shaikh Al-Tayeb (Shaykh al-Azhar)

WordForPeace.com Islam and the Other Religions Professor Dr. Ahmad Mohamed El Tayeb President of Al-Azhar University Islam is the last link in the chain of “divine religion” revealed to all the prophets and messengers, beginning with Adam and ending with Muhammad—may God’s peace and blessing be upon them all. Pondering the verses of the noble Qur’an, would immediately realize how …

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Noted Muslim personalities who played important positive roles in Sikh history

WordForPeace.com By Iqbal R. Sama   Sikh Mazhab Se Mutalliq Motabar Muslim Shaksiyat (Urdu) (“Respected Muslim Personalities Related to the Sikh Religion”)   This remarkable book in Urdu by a Muslim scholar highlights some noted Muslim personalities who played important positive roles in Sikh history. In doing so, it also highlights the great contribution of the Sikh Gurus in spreading …

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De-Romanticizing the Islamic State’s Vision of the Caliphate

WordForPeace.com CSC has released a new white paper entitled De-Romanticizing the Islamic State’s Vision of the Caliphate. Calls for restoration of the Caliphate are a regular feature of Islamist extremist communication, most recently and notably that of the Islamic State (IS) who in mid-2014 declared a new Caliphate and named their leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, as Caliph. This paper analyzes the …

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These 16 Quranic Verses Directly Counter Violent-Extremism and Fanaticism

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi The rulings of classical Islamic Sharia are based on four main sources; the Quran, the Sunnah, Ijma (Consensus) and Qiyas (analogy).All the last three sources of Islamic rulings must be in essential accord with the holy Quran, the most basic source of Islamic knowledge. When the holy Quran itself does not talk directly, or in …

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क़ुरआन को याद करने वाले बच्चे क्यों आईएएस नहीं बन सकते? सुधार की जरूरत 

WordForPeace.com 16 फरवरी/ नई दिल्ली, क़ुरआन को याद कर लेने वाले बच्चे क्यों आईएएस नहीं बन सकते ? सुधार की जरूरत ” यह बात जुमा में लाल मस्जिद से खिताब करते हुए मौलाना मुख्तार अशरफ ने कहीं, उन्होंने कहा कि  हमारे छोटे छोटे बच्चे मदरसों में बहुत कम सहूलियतों के दरमियान मेहनत और अल्लाह के फजल से क़ुरान याद कर …

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At Mecca Masjid in India, Rouhani calls upon Muslims around the world to shed differences and unite against the “common enemy of Islam”

WordForPeace.com HYDERABAD: Iranian president Hassan Rouhani announced on Friday that Tehran was ready to share its oil and natural gas with India, and ease visa norms, to further strengthen cultural and diplomatic ties between the two countries. Addressing a gathering at the historic Mecca Masjid here after the Friday prayers, Rouhani said the opening of Iran’s Chabahar port to India …

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