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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.
Mufti Hassoun once said, “I follow all sects of Islam. ... Dr. Ahmad Bader Eddin Hassoun studied at the University of Islamic Studies, ... Syria, issues facing the Muslim world and need for Ijma of Muslim clergy on extremism and sectarianism. .... so why confine his message to Muslims that too a particular sect.
SINCE the dawn of Islam, Shias have been trying to penetrate Egypt. ... “Egypt is Sunni by sect, but Shia by temperament,” is an oft-cited saying. ... After the Muslim Brotherhood won elections in 2012, many Shia scuttled back ...
Malaysia's prominent female Islamic scholar and former member of the Cabinet Dr. ... a peaceful minority Islamic sect considered heretic by mainstream Muslims. ... where freedom of Islam including misguided teachings are permissible”. ... Ahmadiyya (Qadiani) are a minority Muslim sect known for their ...
BH is a product of politicization of Islam and Christianity. ... as a religion-less nation, while Islamic and Christian purveyors insist that Nigeria is ... abused his presidency to attack a Muslim sect, BH, living its own community life, ...
KUALA LUMPUR: US-based Turkish Muslim scholar Mustafa Akyol ... Akyol also criticised Muslim countries who impose laws based on a particular interpretation of Islam. “There are many different interpretations of the Islamic tradition and ... of Muslim governments persecuting Muslims from minority sects.
Iran, Israel, Hamas and Hezbollah: How the Islamic Republic is Shoring Up ... group, an affiliate of the Muslim Brotherhood, break with the Alawite president (a sect of Shia Islam) and back Sunni rebels attempting to oust the ...
Hajj - a pilgrimage every Muslim must do at least once in his/her life, if he ... The pilgrimage begins on the seventh or eighth day of the last month of the Islamic lunar calendar, ... Kharijites - Members of the earliest sect in Islam that left the ... There are other sects of both Sunni and Shiite in African and Arab ...
Like most stories out of Burma, the recent spate of ethnic cleansing of a Muslim minority sect would be unlikely to receive much Western ...
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation - of which Algeria is a member - declared in 1973 that the movement was not linked to the Muslim faith ...
The Nation of Islam began as a black nationalist and Islamic ... as the top sects offering urban African Americans an alternative to Christianity.
Barelvi sect will not only formulate a curriculum but it will also issue a ... sect of Islam has decided to include Triple Talaq (talaq-e-sunnat) in its curriculum. ... “To remove these doubts prevailing in the minds of Muslim students, ...
Muslim pilgrims perform the final walk (Tawaf al-Wadaa) around the Kaaba ..... Women who are members of the minority Shia sect of Islam (the ...
A leader of a religious cult that embraces anti-Muslim, anti-Semitic and homophobic teachings has been transferred ... The sect is listed as a hate group by SPLC because of its anti-gay, anti-Semitic and anti-Islam teachings.
First Lady urges Muslims to embrace all sects ... 28, GNA - Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the First Lady, has advised the Ghana Muslim Mission to continue to observe ... Muhammed (S.A.W) and the first woman to accept Islam served as a ... force that defended the Islamic faith whilst harnessing the potentials of ...
Muslim Scholar Calls Defenders of the Burqa 'Naive' ... and austere sect of Sunni Islam based on the Hanbali school of jurisprudence. ... profiliteration of the face veil as a natural consequence of the spread of this Islamic sect.
(AP) Virginia's prison system must recognize an offshoot of the Nation of Islam as a religion and allow inmates who are followers to congregate ...
Women from a small Muslim sect called the Dawoodi Bohras have .... in the Da'aim al-Islam, a sacred Islamic text that informs the tenets and ...


 

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