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Repentance: Often as an act of worship

Repentance:  Often as an act of worship

HARUN YAHYA : One of the most important characteristics that distinguishes unbelievers from believers is that believers repent often as an act of worship. As unbelievers consider themselves faultless and sinless,…

Tolerance toward other religions

Tolerance toward other religions

M. ABDULSALAM :  MANY mistakenly believe that Islam does not tolerate the existence of other religions present in the world. This article discusses some of the foundations Prophet Muhammad (peace…

Gunmen kill four policemen in Egypt’s Giza

Gunmen kill four policemen in Egypt’s Giza

Unknown gunmen shot dead four policemen in an attack on Saturday near Cairo, the Interior Ministry said. Masked assailants opened fire on police in an area between the famed Giza…

Erdogan expresses ‘sadness’ over Russian jet shot down

Erdogan expresses ‘sadness’ over Russian jet shot down

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan voiced “sadness” on Saturday over the downing of a Russian fighter jet by Turkish forces, saying he wished it had not happened. Addressing supporters, Erdogan…

Musa Caplan USA describes how he accept Islam

Musa Caplan USA describes how he accept Islam

Prior to my conversion to Islam, I lived my life as a Jew. Although my family was not traditional, I learned Judaism from traditional Jews. I went to an Orthodox…

Suicide attack hits Shia procession in Nigeria

Suicide attack hits Shia procession in Nigeria

At least 10 people have been killed in a suicide attack on a Shia procession near Kano city in northwest Nigeria, witnesses told Reporters. Followers of The Islamic Movement of…

Israel to open office for renewable energy in Abu Dhabi

Israel to open office for renewable energy in Abu Dhabi

Ali Younes  : Israel is to open its first ever official and visible presence in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), even though the two countries have…

Ten priests receive death threats in Bangladesh

Ten priests receive death threats in Bangladesh

Mahmud Hossain Opu : At least 10 priests from different churches have received death threats in the northern Bangladeshi city of Rangpur, officials have said. Abdullah Al Faroque, the superintendent of Rangpur…

Ex-Afghan PM Hekmatyar calls for ‘real and fair peace’

Ex-Afghan PM Hekmatyar calls for ‘real and fair peace’

After more than 40 years at war, a former Afghan prime minister, who has been labelled as a “global terrorist” by the US and blacklisted by the UN, appears to…

Persian carpet: A traditional trade resurgences

Persian carpet: A traditional trade resurgences

US-led sanctions against Iran dealt a major blow to the international trade in Persian carpets. Since 2009, exports shrank by as much as 33 percent, according to the Iranian state…