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The Last Great Caliph: Abdülhamid II

The Last Great Caliph: Abdülhamid II

Throughout Islamic history, one of the uniting aspects of the Muslim world was the caliphate. After the death of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, his close companion, Abu Bakr, was elected as the first khalifah, or caliph, of the Muslim community. His job as leader combined political power over the Muslim state as well as spiritual guidance for Muslims. It became a hereditary position, occupied at first by the Umayyad family, and later by the Abbasids. In...

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The Great Women of Islam

The Great Women of Islam

All praise is due to Allâh, the Rabb of the worlds and may His choicest blessing shower upon our Master who emancipated both men and women from the yoke of repression. Anâs Radhi-Allâhu ‘anhu reports that Nabî Sallallâhu ‘alayhi wasallam has said: “From among the women of the world who have reached perfection and who are worthy of following are (the following four):Miryam the daughter of Imrân; Khadija daughter of Khuwailid;...

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What is Islam?

What is Islam?

Islam is a religion followed by many people around the world. People who follow Islam are called Muslims. Islam began in the Middle East. The Language of Muslim worship is Arabic. Islam is a Semitic religion, which has over 1.7 billion adherents all over the world with every inhabited country having a muslim. Islam comes from two root words, first is istaslama (استسلاما); which means ‘to submit’ or ‘give in’, and the second is Salam (مسلا)...

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Who are Muslims?

Who are Muslims?

Over the centuries, Islam spread from the Middle East to different parts of the world, Including Asia and Europe. Many Muslims live in these countries.   Fast Fact: The worldwide community of Muslims is called the Ummah.

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What do Muslims Believe?

What do Muslims Believe?

Muslims believe in one God (Allah SWT). They believe that Allah created the universe, the world and everything in it. Muslims only worship Allah. Muslims believe it is their duty to worship Allah because of everything he has provided.         The fundamental belief of a muslim: I Believe in Allah, and in Allah’s angels, and in the Holy Books, and in Allah’s Messengers, and in the Day of Resurrection, and in...

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