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ISLAM AND INTER-FAITH ENGAGEMENT

Islam is being projected as intolerant of other faiths. This perception of Islam is based on certain selected events, not…

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THE CARTOON’S CARTOON

O you who have faith! If a profligate (person) should bring you some news, verify it, lest you should visit…

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SOME HERMENEUTICAL REFLECTIONS ON INTERACTIONS OF ISLAMIC SHARIA[I] AND CYBERSPACE IN IRAN

From the moment the Ottoman Empire, the last Muslim Empire, adopted the Mecelle-i Ahkam-ý Adliye[ii] under the influence of the Code Napoleon of…

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MARTYRDOM: A DRAMA OF FOUNDATION AND TRANSITION

The current popularity of Islamic martyrdom practices in the Middle East, particularly in Palestine and Israel, urgently requires scholarly investigation…

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THE QUR’AN AND NATURAL CALAMITIES

Introduction Earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, tsunamis, etc., may cause terribly disastrous consequences for life- human, animal and plant.  They may also…

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SHOULDN’T THERE BE A WAR ON POVERTY?

Lining up patiently together with old ladies, foul mouthed youths and people reeking of alcohol, a highly qualified engineer waits…

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THE QUR’RANIC VIEW OF MOSES AS A MESSENGER OF GOD FROM THE CHILDREN OF ISRAEL TO PHARAOH

The Qur’an makes more than one hundred references[1] to “Moses” and in different contexts discusses various aspects of Moses’ prophetic mission[2].…

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IRAQIS PAY? THE ARROGANCE OF THE U.S.

The war ended with the toppling of Saddam’s statue, the Iraqis want them out, and now the occupiers, having destroyed…

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IT WAS OIL, ALL ALONG

Oh, no, they told us, Iraq isn’t a war about oil. That’s cynical and simplistic, they said. It’s about terror…

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RE-LAUNCHING OF BARCELONA PROCESS

It is a great pleasure for me to be with you here today at this important Plenary Session of the Crans…

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