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Guilty until proven innocent if you travel to Syria-Iraq urges UK Met Chief

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August 27, 2014 • Current Affairs, Featured

The Guardian Britain’s most senior police chief has called for wide-ranging new powers to tackle homegrown terrorism, including a “rebuttable presumption” that anyone who visits Syria without prior notice should be treated as a terror suspect. Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, chief constable of the Metropolitan police, also called for a return of control orders and said Britons who wage… Read More ›

Current Affairs »

The 536 children killed during Israeli offensive on Gaza

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The Telegraph During a 50-day offensive, Israeli ground forces and strike aircraft have bombarded targets across the Gaza Strip. As well as Hamas bunkers and rocket launching facilities, civilian homes, schools and hospitals have all been hit. About half of Gaza’s 1.8 million people are children under the age of 18. In a territory that measures only… Read More ›

Videos »

The Case Against Contemporary Atheism [Lecture]

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For some time Muslims have been conned into believing that Islam is the fastest growing religion on the planet, but in fact there is an ideology (or lack thereof) that is growing at a much faster rate, not only in the Western world, but within Muslim majorty countries as well. Atheism, or the lack of… Read More ›

MDI News »

Turkey’s top Muslim cleric condemns ISIS as un-Islamic

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Hurriyet Daily News The jihadist militants who have been committing atrocities in the name of Islam cannot belong to the faith, Turkey’s top cleric has declared, while also voicing his desire to visit the Gaza Strip together with religious scholars when conditions permit. “When pronouncing the name of these kinds of formations, please abbreviate. Use… Read More ›

Islam »

God is not absent

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It’s often said by atheists, ‘where is God’, and with all the problems we see facing our world today, such calls become more and more common. So where is God in all of this? Why is he letting bad things happen? Why isn’t he getting involved to sort things out? One thing we can say… Read More ›

Responses to anti-Islamic Polemics »

Is Jesus (pbuh) superior to Muhammad (pbuh) because he didn’t lift a sword?

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There are many Christian apologists that often like to say that Jesus, unlike Muhammad (peace be upon them both) never raised the sword, that Jesus unlike Muhammad (pbub) never went into battle, and never participated in wars. And without really elaborating more, they conclude that due to this, this makes Jesus more superior than Muhammad… Read More ›

Christianity »

Former Vatican ambassador convicted of sexual abuse

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AOL News The Vatican’s former ambassador to the Dominican Republic has been convicted by a church tribunal of sex abuse and has been defrocked, the first such sentence handed down against a top papal representative. The Vatican said Friday that Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski was found guilty by the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the… Read More ›

Liberalism & Secular Democracy »

Hamza Yusuf ‘Secularism: The Greatest Danger Facing Islam’

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A brilliant lecture by Hamza Yusuf (recorded pre-2000), on the Secularism, as Sh. Yusuf puts it ‘the greatest danger [sic] facing Islam’. Although the video quality (taken from VHS) is limited, the audio quality is still excellent. Many important and valid points were raised during the lecture that still resonate now as they did back… Read More ›

Atheism »

The ‘No one kills in the name of Atheism’ Argument

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In many debates between Theists and Atheists, a common strategy is employed by Atheists to silence their opponents. Commonly, they like to argue that in history and currently, no Atheists have ever killed people in the ‘name of Atheism’, yet it is claimed that many people who follow a religion, have killed in its name…. Read More ›

Feminism »

The Muslim “Feminist” (who isn’t really a “Feminist”)

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“Feminism” has been stalking Muslim women. It has been quietly was-wasa-whispering that it deeply and fully understands the liberation that Muslim women seek – that it understands Muslim women better than Muslim women do (and definitely better than their Creator does!). “Feminism” has been vowing, nay threatening, that it alone is the answer to injustices… Read More ›

History »

The Covenant of the Prophet Muhammad with the Christian Monks of Mount Sinai by Dr John Andrew Morrow

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A fascinating presentation by Dr John Andrew Morrow  on the historical evidence for Prophet Muahmmed (saaw) policy of tolerance to Christians. He considers all the evidence from an objective view, and deals with many of the claims presented by Islamophobic pseudo-historians. He has published a book entitled The Covenants of the Prophet Muhammad with the… Read More ›

Zionism »

IDF showed pictures of Gaza destruction to motivate soldiers Print Email Edit

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RT The IDF, which has engaged in relentless efforts to dominate social media information flows during the Gaza assault, now stands embarrassed after distributing before and after photos of the destroyed Gazan neighborhood to motivate soldiers fighting there. Scenes of destruction from tank and missile shelling of Gaza City’s Shejaia neighborhood – home to around… Read More ›

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