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UNESCO Declares Palestine's Hebron a World Heritage Site

Earlier this month, UNESCO has chosen the Palestinian city of Hebron (Al-Khalil) in Israel-occupied West Bank as a world heritage site. The selection by UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee of the Old City of Hebron was supported by representatives of 12 countries during a secret ballot held in Poland on Friday, July 7, 2017. Three countries …

Al-Aqsa

The Al-Aqsa Mosque Through the Ages

When Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) received the command from God to lead the Muslim community in five daily prayers, their prayers were directed towards the holy city of Jerusalem. For Muslims, the city of Jerusalem is an important site. As the home of numerous prophets of Islam such as Dawud (David), Sulayman (Solomon), and …

Christian Shares Muslims’ Prayer in Al-Quds

AL-QUDS – Amid series of escalations and religious tensions in Al-Quds, following the Israeli new restricctions, barring men under 50 from entering the mosque, the city’s Muslim and Christian population remarkably demonstrated heartwarming moment of unity when a Christian man stood to pray among his Muslim brothers last Friday. “I had a dream since I …

Mediterranean Diet

Mediterranean Diet (Infograph)

The Mediterranean Countries are Albania, Algeria, Bosnia, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Monaco, Montenegro, Palestine, Slovenia, Spain, Syria, Turkey, and Tunisia.

My Soul Mate Died but Left Islam Alive in My Heart

Two weeks after Yasmin returned to her country, she was killed by Israeli soldiers outside of her home. My soul mate was gone and I felt like a part of me had died. With Yasmin I had made friends with Muslims from all over the Middle East and I came to love the sound of Arabic. It was so beautiful…

Who Are God's Chosen People?

Asalamu Alaikum Muslimah, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. It is very important because of the current situation in the Middle East where Arabs and Israelis fight each other. Indeed, many people believe that Muslims and Jews cannot get along together at all, which is untrue. Muslims read in the noble Quran: …

Was Islam Created By The Vatican?

Asalamu Alaikum Brendan, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. We would like to extend to you a warm welcome to Islam. Yours is really one of the most unusual questions I have ever been asked. To be honest, I have never come across such an accusation about Islam. The idea that Islam …

The Biblical Roots of the Palestinian Problem

Until the beginning of the 20th century, most Jews living in Palestine observed traditional, orthodox religious practices, spending their time studying religious texts. Their attachment to the land was ‘religious’ rather than ‘national’, and they were not involved in the Zionist movement…

Are Jews Entitled by God to Have Israel?

Are Jews Entitled by God to Have Israel?

Salam Dear Questioner, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. In fact, the Bible and the Quran agree very much on this question you ask. First of all, from the Christian perspective, it is the view of the mainstream Christian Churches that the Covenant made with the people of Israel was, …

Arab-Israeli Conflict: Religious or Political?

Arab-Israeli Conflict: Religious or Political?

Salam Dear Annie, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. In the Bible, in the Book of Genesis there is a verse which reads: “And I will give unto thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land wherein thou art a stranger, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; …



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