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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 …

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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; …

Scottish Fans Fly Palestinian Flag Vs Israeli Team

Fans of Scottish Celtic club turned the stadium in to a sea of Palestinian flags during a Champions League playoff match against Israel’s Hapoel Be’er Sheva, defying Union of European Football Associations’ rules to show support to the Palestinian people against Israeli occupation.

France's Le Bourget Highlights Syria, Palestine Miseries

Gathering from across Europe to attend France’s largest Islamic conference, many Islamic charities have occupied a prominent place at the Muslim event in Le Bourget city, north of Paris, encouraging donors to offer help before Ramadan.

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