Tag Archives: Muslims

Madrasatul Zahra: Regaining centre for the lost Muslim antique and prosperity

Shammas Aboobacker, WordForPeace Madrasatul Zahra Madrasathu Zahra of Said Nursi in modern context has a crucial role in shaping the lost dignity of Islam. Particularly, in offering both revealed and rational knowledge, it has acted as a centre marking return to the medieval splendor of Islam. Similarly and most notably, Da’awa colleges in south India especially Kerala, as a synonymous …

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United Nations and the Question of Quran’s Interpretation

United Nations and the Question of Quran’s Interpretation

By Mashari Althayadi Translated from Arabic by Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi During the recent Arab Summit, which was held in Jordan, one of the scenes that caught everyone’s attention was the speech delivered by the Secretary General of the United Nations, the Portuguese politician Antonio Gutierrez, in front of Arab leaders. During the speech, Gutierrez talked about the devastations of war, …

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Muslim poet who writes on the life of Guru Nanak Dev & spreads communal harmony

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By Ghulam Qadir Hajam Spreading the message of communal harmony, a veteran Muslim writer in north Kashmir’s Baramulla District is being extolled by the Sikh community for his poems on the life of GURU NANAK DEV, the founder of Sikhism. Ghulam Qadir Hajam who hails from Kreeri’s Dardpora village has been writing poetry, comedy scripts and plays since 1970’s. He is …

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(Itlay) Showing common touch, Pope visits Muslim, elderly families in Milan

Showing common touch, Pope visits Muslim, elderly families in Milan

MILAN: Pope Francis showed the common touch during a trip to Italy’s business capital on Saturday, visiting the homes of working-class families, including a Muslim one, and using an outdoor portable toilet. Instead of making his entry into the northern city via its grand centre, site of a Gothic cathedral, top fashion labels and the famed La Scala opera house, …

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(USA) Jews, Muslims, Indian Americans join hands against hate crimes

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Washington, (IANS): People from the Jewish, Muslim, and Indian American communities gathered on the steps of Tifereth Israel Synagogue in northwest Washington and stood in solidarity against rising hate crimes in the US. “This is about having peace throughout all communities and religions and races,” said Rochelle Berman, who was present at the event on Friday night. The slogan “We …

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‘Westophobia’ is Dangerous for Muslims

‘Westophobia’ is Dangerous for Muslims

By Waris Mazhari In recent years, what is called ‘Islamophobia’ has become a major issue globally, including and especially in the West. Many non-Muslim political leaders, scholars, journalists and ‘ordinary’ people in the West have come to think of Islam as a grave threat to their culture and values. At the same time, the ‘Muslim world’ has witnessed the emergence of …

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Radical Clerics Misusing Hadiths to Further Nefarious Ends: Exposition and Refutation

Radical Clerics Misusing Hadiths to Further Nefarious Ends Exposition and Refutation

By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, Editor, WordForPeace.com  Deplorable Ongoings Regrettably, we find some sayings attributed to our beloved Prophet of peace, Muhammad (peace be upon him) being brazenly misused by the radical clerics and Jihadist scholars creating confusion, peddling hatred, provoking mayhem, intolerance, xenophobia, violence and justifying the killing of innocent civilians including children and women. We could have simply dismissed …

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Four Indian Hindu-Muslim Couples Across Four Generations

Four Indian Hindu-Muslim Couples Across Four Generations

Lovers versus a world full of hate. By Sonali Kokra Lifestyle Editor Across the world, being suspicious of a religion that isn’t ours has become a norm of sorts. Actually, that was always the norm but some of these bias-keepers would still balk at owning up to ugly prejudices in public. However, with the ascent of the Donald Trumps of the world …

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The Forgotten Stories of Muslims Who Saved Jewish People During the Holocaust

ByMelissa Chan Even in the darkest times, there are heroesthough sometimes they may be the people we least expect. Thats the message a global nonprofit group hopes to spread Friday on Holocaust Remembrance Day, when it displays a small exhibit in a New York synagogue highlighting the little-known stories of Muslims who risked their lives to rescue Jewish people from …

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We stand in support of our Muslim neighbors

(AhlulBayt News Agency) – Men, women and children of all faiths stood in support of their Muslim neighbors who are hurting. “We need to share the load. And the load of sorrow that the folks from the Islamic center are feeling,” said Deardra, a participant of the gathering. Less than a week ago, a woman was seen on surveillance video …

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