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Harry Potter author JK Rowling supports Muslims

J.K. Rowling had a few words for Rupert Murdoch. The "Harry Potter" author responded sharply to Murdoch's tweet that while "Maybe most Moslems peaceful," all were responsible for "growing jihadist cancer" until they worked to destroy it. Rupert Murdoch said: Maybe most Moslems peaceful, but until they recognize and destroy their growing jihadist cancer they must be held responsible. Murdoch's …

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‘Why Islam’ Heading to Brazil

CAIRO – A leading American Muslim group has announced plans for a special da`wah mission to Sao Paulo, Brazil, during the FIFA World Cup from June 12 through July 9, to provide accurate information about Islam to hundreds of thousands of football fans. Heading to Sao Paulo, WhyIslam, the largest grassroots da`wah project in North America, had many goals in …

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Some Great Inventions by Muslims

Coffee The story goes that an Arab named Khalid was tending his goats in the Kaffa region of southern Ethiopia, when he noticed hi s animals became livelier after eating a certain berry. He boiled the berries to make the first coffee. Certainly the first record of the drink is of beans exported from Ethiopia to Yemen where Sufis drank …

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Are Shari’ah Laws really harsh? By Asiff Hussein

We in the modern world often tend to look at the punishments prescribed in the Shari’ah as something really harsh. Beheading for murder, stoning to death for adultery and amputating hands for theft sometimes strike us as punishments that belong to another age and unsuited for the times we live in. However little do we stop to think that Islam …

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VIEWS OF REVERTS ABOUT ISLAM

Moderation and temperance are keynote of Islam The simplicity of Islam, the powerful appeal and compelling atmosphere of its mosques, the earnestness of its faithful adherents, the confidence inspiring realization of the millions throughout the world who answer the five daily calls to prayer – these factors attracted me from the first. The broad-minded tolerance of Islam for other religions …

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WAS ISLAM SPREAD BY THE SWORD? By Zakir Naik

It is a common complaint among some non-Muslims that Islam would not have millions of adherents all over the world, if it had not been spread by the use of force. The following makes it clear, that far from being spread by the sword, it was the inherent force of truth, reason and logic that was responsible for the rapid …

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The Holy Quran – A Linguistic Miracle By Michael Ahmed

It was a night of tranquility where peace reigned in the vicinity of mount 'Hira'. The unlettered Arab was seated in solitude in contemplation of the atrocities committed by his people. Suddenly an astounding figure appears before him from nowhere and commands the Arab in his mother tongue:  "Read!" The Arab, terrified by the situation replies in bewilderment: "I am …

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Interview with American author Dr. Laurence Brown

A graduate of Cornell University, Brown University Medical School and George Washington University Hospital residency program, Laurence B. Brown is an ophthalmic surgeon, a retired Air Force officer, the medical director and chief ophthalmologist of a major eye center in the Middle East. The author of four books of comparative religion, he is also an ordained interfaith minister with a …

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