Category: understand Islam

UK imam honoured OBE for response to London mosque attack

A London-based Imam has been given an Office of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) award for jumping to the defence of an attacker at a north London mosque in June 2017, seconds after he drove his van into worshippers. Imam Mohammed Mahmoud, who is now based in the East London Mosque in Whitechapel, was awarded for his bravery during the Finsbury Park terror attack by Prince William at Buckingham Palace on Thursday. ….MORE:  thenational.ae

‘Zurnal’ publishes interviews with victims of alleged Croatian intelligence plot

'Zurnal' publishes interviews with victims of alleged Croatian intelligence plotZurnal published an interview with an alleged member of the Salafi movement with the initials H.C., who said he cooperated with Croatian intelligence officers for four months. He said they threatened to ban him from entering Croatia and even with prison time for posing a threat to Croatia’s national security.He was allegedly told to create a fake social media account which he would use to embrace ISIS and connect with certain persons. He also alleged they threatened they would cause difficulties for his family. H.C. told Zurnal he refused to continue to cooperate when he was told to transport a backpack with firearms from Doboj in Republika Srpska, Bosnia’s Serb-majority semi-autonomous entity, to masjids in central Bosnia….more: ba.n1info.com

What is Islam?

Cover of the book.  Click here to enlargeThis Islamic guide is for non-Muslims who would like to understand Islam, Muslims (Mouslems), and the Holy Quran (Koran).  It is rich in information, references, bibliography, and illustrations.  It has been reviewed and edited by many professors and well-educated people.  It is brief and simple to read, yet contains much scientific knowledge.  It contains the whole book, A Brief Illustrated Guide to Understanding Islam, and more.  The contents of this guide follow.

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New Zealand Marks One Week Since Mosque Attack With Prayers, Scarves

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will lead thousands of mourners expected to gather at a park in front of the Al Noor mosque, where most of the victims died, for a prayer followed by two minutes of silence. Ardern, who has labeled the attack as terrorism, announced a ban on military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun laws on Thursday. The prime minister is expected to be accompanied in the Christchurch prayers with community leaders and other foreign dignitaries. The Muslim call to prayer will be broadcast nationally across all free-to-air TV and radio stations…MORE: REUTERS  –  elevenmyanmar

What is Islam?

This short 5 min video provides brief answers to what is Islam,what it stands for and what has been its contribution to civilization. . .

Meaning of the Call to Prayer (Athaan)

In Arabic, the word ‘Athan’ is to call or to inform. Religionsly, it is a call made to inform people that the time of the prayer has begun. It is obligatory for the congregation in the mosque while for individuals…