Islam: A Religion Misunderstood by Others

     A well-established fact in Islam is that Prophet Muhammad, like all the Prophets and Messengers before him, calls for the same monotheistic message that clearly declares Allah, the Almighty, as the only True God deserved...

Does Western Media Affect Hate Speech and Acceptance of the Other?

     All forms of media, whether audio-visual or written, are keen on attracting a large sector of audience. Therefore, they pay greater attention to the tragic and unusual events and incidents which attract large numbers of...

Why Do Terrorist Groups Insist on Targeting Houses of Worship?

     Only one month after the terrorist attacks that targeted mosques in Christchurch and killed more than 50 and injured about 50 others, a new series of terrorist attacks targeted churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter...

Islamic Teachings and Muslims’ Practice

     Islam was revealed by Allah in order to guide people and to secure their interests throughout their life. For achieving this purpose, the Islamic teachings should be put into practice in the day-to-day activities of...

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Hate in the Age of Corona
As we are about to bid farewell to 2020, we need to reflect on a dilemma that has swept through the whole world, Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. Starting at the beginning of this year, the COVID-19 pandemic –if we may say- revealed the true...
Monday, 28 September, 2020
The Antidote to Islamophobia
            Islamophobia is one of the worst problems that beset Muslims in the West. This phenomenon, which has many negative impacts on communal integrity, must be countered and rejected,...
Wednesday, 16 September, 2020
Evils of the Tongue (3): True Threats (Al-Tarwi̅‘)
    Under the Sharia, threats, regardless of whether they are made seriously, in jest or in gesture receive emphatic prohibition. The term "threatening" (Ar. tahdi̅d) can rarely be found in the classical juristic manuals, yet...
Wednesday, 9 September, 2020
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A Reply to the Allegation that Killing Policemen and the Armed Forces Men is Jihad!!!
     The concept of Jihad in Islam has nothing to do with such allegation posed by those criminal terrorists. Jihad, in essence, communicates a true, spiritual meaning that cannot be understood by those criminal killers. It...
Sunday, 22 October, 2017
Dar al-Harb (Abode of War)
Their Allowance of Killing Non-Muslims in Non-Muslim Countries and Leaving Their Homelands as Abodes of War (Dar al-Harb) to join ISIS (To them) this is the Islamic homeland. This is similar to what is going on in European countries because of...
Friday, 11 August, 2017
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