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UN Human Rights Council Regarding Israel

Paul Salahuddin Armstrong Watching recent events, in light of history, has been key to me taking the stance I now have regarding Israel. Before embracing Islam ten years ago, I neither understood the situation in Israel, nor was particularly interested. … Continue reading

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The Swastika and the Crescent

In the wake of Sept. 11, new light is thrown on the international ties increasingly linking Muslim and neo-Nazi extremists By Martin A. Lee (Spring 2002) As Germany’s defeat loomed during the final months of World War II, Adolf Hitler … Continue reading

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Israel or Palestine?

I was just asked by a friend to vote on on a CNN pole, whether I supported Israel or Palestine. I didn’t vote, because I support neither side in this ridiculous, ongoing inhumane conflict that has caused so many people … Continue reading

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Jihad an-nafs, the Spiritual Struggle

In the name of God, the Lord of Mercy, the Giver of Mercy. “Those believers who stay at home, apart from those with an incapacity, are not equal to those who commit themselves and their possessions to striving in God’s … Continue reading

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Hamas and Israel

Salaam, Shalom, Peace! My sympathies are with ordinary Palestinians and Israelis who are caught up in the present mess. In the past I have disagreed with many actions taken by the Israeli government regarding the Palestinian people. However, I have … Continue reading

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