Islamophobia

ISIS kicked out of Euphrates River Valley after big Syrian Army attack

WordForPeace.com By Leith Fadel BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:35 A.M.) – The so-called Islamic State (ISIS) has once again been expelled from the Euphrates River Valley after the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a massive counter-offensive in southeast Deir Ezzor. Led by elements of the Tiger Forces and Liwaa Al-Quds (Palestinian paramilitary), the Syrian Arab Army launched a big assault on Friday …

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Why this attempted attack was inspired by the writings and online sermons of a Bangladeshi cleric and the leader of Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT)?

WordForPeace.com By Vidhi Doshi Bangladesh counterterrorism chief Monirul Islam says that the attempted attack was inspired by the writings and online sermons of a Bangladeshi cleric named Jasimuddin Rahmani, the spiritual leader of Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT), a banned Bangladeshi terrorist organization. Rahmani is serving a five-year prison term after his conviction on charges of inciting the murder of a …

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Killing: The Gravest Sin In Islam:  A Muslim cannot take any innocent life of a human being of any Faith, in any circumstance

By Maulana Asrarul Haque Qasmi (Translated from Urdu by Ghulam Rasool Dehlavi) Holy Quran: “Do not take life which God has made inviolate” (Al-Isra) Ulema (Islamic scholars) interpreted this verse that “the blood of a peace-loving non-Muslim is equal to that of Muslims. A Muslim cannot take life of any human being of any Faith, in any circumstances…… Today human …

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Countering extremism of ISIS and al-Qaeda is not against Islam, but against a perversion of the religion

WordForPeace.com Milo ComerfordAnalyst and Research Innovation Officer Rachel BrysonResearcher Struggle Over Scripture: Charting the Rift Between Islamist Extremism and Mainstream Islam CO-EXISTENCE There must be greater consensus among policymakers and thought leaders that the battle against the extremism of groups like ISIS and al-Qaeda is not against Islam, but against a perversion of the religion. SUMMARY  Concerns about Islamist extremism …

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Shaikh al-Akbar Ibn al-Arabi defied the religious narrative of fanaticism and hatred towards other faiths with Wahdatul Wajud (unity of the being)

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi In fact, the soul of Islam has been protected by mystics like Ibn Arabi, who harboured the inclusivist and pluralistic spirit of Sufism. Ibn Arabi, Spain’s brightest Muslim mystic also known as “Shaikh-e-Akbar” (the greatest Sufi master) wrote in his sacred book in Arabic Tarjuman al-ashwaq (Translation of Desires): “My heart is capable of every …

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Decoding the ‘Dar-ul-Harb’ And ‘Darul Islam’: Extremists are underfoot to exploit the Medieval Islamic Terminologies on their online feeds

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi The entire extremist jihadist rhetoric in India is based on―and justified by―what happened in Ayodhya decades ago. One of the largest mosques in the Uttar Pradesh which was built in 1528–29 by Mir Baqi on orders of the Mughal emperor Babur was pulled down with pick-axes, shovels and hammers. India went up in flames on …

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राजस्थान में लव जिहाद के नाम पर मुस्लिम श्रमिक को ज़िंदा जलाने वाला आरोपी गिरफ्तार

WordForPeace.com राजस्थान के राजसमंद ज़िले में पश्चिम बंगाल निवासी इफराज़ुल की हत्या कर उन्हें ज़िंदा जलाने और उनका वीडियो वायरल करने के आरोप में शंभू लाल रैगर को गिरफ्तार कर लिया गया है. (फोटो साभार: गूगल मैप्स) जयपुर: राजस्थान की राजसमंद जिला पुलिस ने राजनगर थाना इलाके में बुधवार को एक श्रमिक को जिंदा जला कर उसका वीडियो वायरल करने …

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Milad-un-Nabi: How poets and lyricists celebrate the birth of Prophet Muhammad

WordForPeace.com The use of the language of conventional love poetry makes some people uncomfortable, however. By  Rakhshanda Jalil Gathering of people to celebrate the birth of Prophet Muhammad | Minhaj-ul-Quran International / CC BY-SA 4.0 Maulid, the day of birth of the Prophet Muhammad, on 12th Rabi’ ul-awwal, the third month of the Muslim lunar calendar (corresponding with December 2 …

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Something About the Procession on the Birth Anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) کچھ جلوس محمدی ﷺ کے بارے میں

WordForPeace.com Suhail Arshad پیغمبراسلام حضرت محمد ﷺ کے روزِ پیدائش پر جلوس محمدیﷺ نکالنے کی روایت بنگال میں زیادہ پرانی نہیں ہے ۔ بنگال میں غالباً کلکتہ کے مسلم اکثریتی علاقے مٹیابرج سے جلوس محمدی ﷺ نکالنے کا سلسلہ تقریباً دس سال پہلے شروع ہواتھا اور دیکھتے دیکھتے یہ سلسلہ بنگال کے دوسرے شہروں اور قصبوں میں بھی شروع ہوا۔ …

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Turkey Rejects ‘Moderate Islam’

WordForPeace.com By Uzay Bulut At a conference on women’s entrepreneurship, held in Ankara on November 9 and hosted by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan rejected the concept of “moderate Islam”. Referring to the vow by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman — during the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh on Oct. 25 — …

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