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Category: 2014 Ramadan Prayer


Western Jihadists

It is not a new phenomenon for Muslims in the West to travel to areas around the world to engage in jihad, however with the ongoing war in Syria and the recent announcement of the formation of a new caliphate…

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Women, The West, and Sharia Law

The Law Society represents solicitors in England and Wales. In the United Kingdom, a solicitor is a lawyer who generally advises clients and prepares legal documents. The Society has written a guide on Sharia inheritance laws for use in the…

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Islamic Casualties

Terrorism is once again in the headlines as news spread after a missile downed a Malaysian Airlines jet, killing all of the 298 people on board. In this particular case experts believe those responsible are most likely Pro-Russian separatists. However,…

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Arab Support for Hamas in the Israeli-Hamas Conflict Waning

The current conflict between the nation of Israel and the terrorist group, Hamas in the Gaza Strip has sparked criticism of Hamas in Arab media. The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) reports, “Arab media voiced sharp and extensive criticism…

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The Blessing of Having a Voice

Most of you who are participating in the Ramadan prayer series this year receive the articles each day either through email or through a social media site such as Facebook. In Western nations, social media is considered an effective way…

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Pausing for Perspective

Our prayer series this year is called, “Contending for the Captives.” Contend in modern English means “to struggle in opposition, to strive in debate, dispute earnestly.” Captive simply means “a prisoner or slave.” Yet when we look at the meanings…

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Stoning to Protect Honor

In May, Farzana Parveen and her husband, Mohammad Iqbal walked toward the court in Lahore, Pakistan to contest a court case filed by her family against her husband. As she and her husband walked up to the court, they were…

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