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Q37: Why did the Prophet PBUH go on so many battles and did he commit “war crimes”?

At first glance, when reading about the life of the Prophet PBUH (Peace Be Upon Him), it looks like after migrating to Medina from Makkah, he spent most of his time fighting battles. Some people might think that such actions were done as the Prophet PBUH was weaker in Makkah and that when he went… Continue reading Q37: Why did the Prophet PBUH go on so many battles and did he commit “war crimes”?

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Q25: Why do Muslims depend on Western countries for refuge and to solve their problems rather than helping each other?

Many people seem to think that only Western countries are doing anything about refugee crises around the world while Arab and Muslim countries do little or nothing to resolve the problems and /or take up any responsibility for them. However, here are some things to think about: Firstly, people do not like to be driven… Continue reading Q25: Why do Muslims depend on Western countries for refuge and to solve their problems rather than helping each other?

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Q22: Why is Jerusalem important to Muslims and why is there conflict there today?

This question requires a very long and detailed explanation. I will try to mention a few points here but as always please feel free to do your own background reading and double check things rather than simply taking my word for everything. Firstly, Jerusalem is important to people of the Abrahamic Faiths (Muslims, Christians and… Continue reading Q22: Why is Jerusalem important to Muslims and why is there conflict there today?

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Q7: Muslims and Jews

The relationship between Arabs and Jews is very long and complicated. Both of them branch out from the same origin as they are both Semitic people who speak Semitic languages, Arabic and Hebrew. In fact, Jews, along with Christians, are known to Muslims as “Ahl Al Kitab” (People of the Book) due to their closeness… Continue reading Q7: Muslims and Jews