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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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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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Messengers From Allah

Messengers From Allah

Muslims believe that Allah sent special people called prophets, to Earth.             THE KA’BAH The Ka’bah is the monument to the One God. It is a cube-shaped structure in the centre of the grand mosque in Makkah. First build by the prophet Adam , then was build by Prophet Ibrahim and Isma’il . These prophets and their follewers belived in the One True God. However after their died, people forgot...

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