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“Malala is working against Islam and Pakistan, and she has no right to come to Pakistan when she is only working against us,” said Taiba Ikhlas, ... Pakistan's first Nobel laureate, physicist Abdus Salam, a member of the minority Ahmadiyya Muslim sect, was never acknowledged in his lifetime or after his ...
“Europe must do more to assimilate Muslim immigrant populations and criminalise religious hate speech, said the head of a global Muslim missionary society ... the mosques and Islamic centres around the world controlled by the MWL promote intolerance and hatred of some religions and Muslim sects — a ...

In AD 827, he declared the Qur'an to be a created book, which ignited a firestorm of controversy among Muslim scholars. ... The Islamic inquisition came to an end, but the debate rages on. According to ... Sunnis, Shi'ites, Sufis and other sects of Islam have distinctive doctrines and ceremonies. Even so ...
Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has put an end to the over the four-decade feud between two Islamic sects over who lead as the Chief Imam of ... state Islamic body, Jamatul Nasiru Islam (JNI), equally agreed to continue to ensure peace and also work towards maintaining peace amongst Muslim ...
Jihad Turk, president of the Bayan Claremont graduate school, argued that conflicts between Muslim sects, particularly Sunni and Shia, are often misunderstood as divisions based on religious differences. He said it really comes down to tribalism and fights over national identity throughout the Middle East, ...
Islamist rebel fighters, who are allied to Turkey and have occupied Yazidi villages in the area, have destroyed the temples and places of worship the Kurdish-speaking non-Islamic sect according to local people. Shekh Qamber, a 63-year-old Syrian Kurdish Yazidi farmer who fled his town of Qastel Jindo in ...

Though they represent just 1 percent of Muslims worldwide, members of the minority sect have felt uneasy here for years, and in the past decade, what was ... 'Hey, they're not even Muslim, so you're not allowed to put "True Islam" as your campaign,' " said Imam Mahmood Kauser, of the Ahmadiyya Muslim ...
FADEL: Lynn is a 30-year-old transgender woman. She converted to Islam and is one of the founders of Masjid al-Rabia. The mosque's namesake is a female, Sufi, Muslim, mystic and saint. It opened its doors a year and a half ago, and it's a place where all Islamic sects, all sexualities, all gender identities, ...
The residents of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja laments at the challenges faced on Friday and Saturday as members of the Tijjaniya Islamic sect locked ... The Muslim faithful were said to have celebrated the Maulud at the National Mosque on Friday, but motorists and residents had to contend with ...
The Muslim faithful were said to have celebrated the Maulud at the National Mosque on Friday, but motorists and residents had to contend with serious discomfort as the visitors shut down the major roads and streets around the mosque. Our correspondent observed that the Independence Avenue and other ...
Mohammed bin Salman, said he wants to turn the Kingdom in the direction of a “moderate Islam” that is “open to the world, open to all the religions. ... We will have to see if the prince's spirit of tolerance prevails against the well-entrenched Wahhabists, the ultraconservative Islamic sect that originated in ...
We will have to see if the prince's spirit of tolerance prevails against the well-entrenched Wahhabists, the ultraconservative Islamic sect that originated in .... Also, the head of Egypt's Al-Azhar University -- sometimes called "Sunni Islam's most prestigious university" -- responded to a 2017 Christmas terrorist ...
A Muslim group, the Jama'atu Izalatil Bid'ah Wa'iqamatis Sunnah (JIBWIS), yesterday criticised a former minister of defence Lt. Gen. T.Y. Danjuma (rtd) over his comment against the military and for asking Nigerians to defend themselves. DAILY POST recalls that Danjuma, at the maiden convocation ...
Muslim scholar Ahmad Rashid Salim speaks to a full classroom of students who gave up their lunch hour to learn about the different sects within Islam on Tuesday, March 19 ... He grew up in the Bay Area, and is currently earning a PhD at UC Berkeley studying Persian mystical literature and Islamic studies.
And he hailed the highest levels of coexistence, national integration and harmony pervasive across all religions, sects, and races, away from extremism, ... He also praised the role the League is playing in raising the awareness of Muslim communities in Japan and in the Islamic world, and promoting their ...
Quite importantly, talaq-e-biddat is prohibited in many Muslim-majority countries as well, and most of the Muslim sects disapprove of it. Yet, this regressive practice is ... Something they inflicted in 1986 as well, with a cry of Islam being in danger, and the secular parties were complicit in it. A closer look at the ...
Dr Akbar S Ahmed, the Ibn-e-Khuldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University Washington and Pakistan's former High Commissioner to the UK, has to be the loudest voice of reason, moderation ... No distinction is made between any sect or sub-sect of Islam, including Sunnis, Shias and Ismailis.

All Muslim sects and factions deemed the Caliph a particularly prestigious position that had complex doctrinal requirements, with origins regarded as one of the most important eligibility rules. Over the course of the Caliphate's history, however, principles and practice often diverged. According to Ali ibn ...
Despite the relative popularity of poets like Rumi, Dickson said the approach is often confused in the West for a sect of Islam, or used as a way to distance Muslim artists from the faith. "I think too often in the West we separate Sufism and Islam, and what it allows us to do is say, 'well, all these things we like in ...
This is the first time that a prominent religiously conservative group closely identified with Salafists will rule against the Islamic State. ... Ahle Hadith, a large Sunni Muslim sect that emulates the ultra-orthodox Salafist brand of Islam, is set to declare “terror tactics” and the Islamic State (IS) as “un-Islamic” ...
Violence has continued in all of at least four conflicts raging concurrently in Syria, inflating the death toll of a seven-year war that showed little signs of calming down anytime soon. The state-run Syrian Arab News Agency reported Friday that military helicopters dropped leaflets with instructions on how ...
The majority of these attacks were carried out by Islamic extremists. Most of the victims of Islamic terrorism are, of course, Muslims living in Muslim countries. But terrorism is only a small part of Islamism. The main issue it presents is religious coercion. Islamism seeks to impose it's vision of Islam over ...
Boko Haram was an Islamic sect founded in 2002 by Mallam Mohammed Yusuf in Maiduguri, the capital of the North-eastern state of Borno. Its tenets were built on the "Khawarij sect" ideology, an Islamic group which emerged in the first century of Islam due to the leadership tussle that ensued between Ali ...
On Saturday, February 24, 2018 — nearly 24 years after the founding of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) by activists associated with ... dedicated to inciting violence and hatred against Ahmadiyya Muslims, a peaceful Muslim sect that has suffered persecution at the hands of Islamists.
During his special address at a conference on "Islamic Heritage: Promoting Understanding and Moderation", the Jordanian king spread the message of 'moderate Islam' and the beauty of 'tolerance'. "Today's global war on terror is not between religions, it is the fight of moderates against extremism and ...
On Monday, Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui, of the Islamabad High Court (IHC), ordered Pakistan's Citizen Authority (NADRA) provide information on residents who reportedly changed their religion from Islam to Qadianism. Qadiani, or Ahmadi Muslims are believers of a minority Islamic sect considered ...
Kharrazi, who was also Iran's foreign minister until 2005, reaffirmed the need to hold forums for scholars of “different Islamic sects”. According to Tasnim, Abdul Sattar praised Iran's role in Syria, and their support of the Syrian regime, announcing the date of the opening of the college in the Syrian capital in ...
Qadianis, formally known as Ahmadis are followers of the Ahmadiyya sect of Islam which is considered heretic by mainstream Muslims. In 1974 the Pakistani constitution was amended to declare the followers of the minority faith “nonMuslims”. The Islamic Republic has continued to persecute the Ahmadis ...
For generations, women of a secretive Muslim sect have removed what they call "forbidden flesh" from their girls. They were told they had an ... The Bohras are an offshoot of Shiite Islam that is headquartered in Mumbai, with prosperous communities scattered across the globe. They number several ...
The families present a dilemma for the Shiite Muslim-led government, which has called for reconciliation between the country's warring sects, ... Complicating matters further are the many different security forces — including tribal and sect-based militias — now deployed in former Islamic State areas, each ...
Residents of the Federal Capital Territory went through a tough time on Friday and Saturday as members of the Tijjaniya Islamic sect locked down major parts of ... The Muslim faithful were said to have celebrated the Maulud at the National Mosque on Friday, but motorists and residents had to contend with ...
The Muslim World League (MWL) and the kingdom itself have been accused for decades of spreading the strict Wahhabi strain of Islam, often criticised ... the mosques and Islamic centres around the world controlled by the MWL promote intolerance and hatred of some religions and Muslim sects -- a charge ...
A MUSLIM sect leader has claimed his group deliberately blew up the Challenger space shuttle in 1986 and killed seven astronauts on live television. In a video that has now gone viral, Ahmet Yasin Bursevi says the aircraft exploded after members of the Naqshbandi spiritual order loosened its cap screws.


 

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