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Isrā’ and Me’raj: Myth or Miracle?

Very often Atheists use the events of Isrā’ and Me’raj or the night journey of the prophet Muhammad,  peace be upon him, from Mecca to Jerusalem, to mock Islam and try to discredit it. They even make fun of the Buraq, saying that Muslim believe in winged horses. The Arabic word Mo’jeza, means, a miracle which happens […]

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Is Islam against civilization?

Is Islam Against Civilization? When we look at the history of the Arabs, we find that the Arab mind experienced a paradigm shift. Up to a certain point long ago, the utmost aspiration of an Arab was to have a few sheep, a few palm trees or a few camels, but we suddenly find him […]

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How and Why The Daily Mail Attacked Me? Part 1

How and Why The Daily Mail Attacked Me? Part 1

If you read in a newspaper that a cleric is touring British universities, telling students to beat up women, defending sex slavery, and promoting polygamy, and you don’t get angered by that or feel threatened, then you must book an appointment with a psychologist immediately. Astonishingly, I have been accused by The Daily Mail of […]

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HOW TO DE-RADICALISE AN EXTREMIST (one day workshop in Leeds)

HOW TO DE-RADICALISE AN EXTREMIST A one day workshop by Fadel Soliman Learn: – How to differentiate between an extremist and a devout Muslim – How to dialogue with an extremist – How to de-radicalise a young radical – The main differences between ISIS fiqh & mainstream fiqh – How Terrorist organizations manipulate the Quran […]

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Does Islam discriminate against women? Part 4

In Islam, when a woman marries, she retains her family name; her identity, and her possessions. However, the taking of a husbands surname, which is widely practiced today by those of other faiths and cultures, is rooted in the fact that historically, when a woman married a man, she became his property; just as a […]

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Does Islam discriminate against women? Part 3

Due to some recent events that we have heard about in the media, regarding girls being attacked by fanatics for going to school, some people have begun to think that Islam does not allow females the right to education.  Actually, that couldn’t be further from the truth. In Islam, seeking knowledge is an obligation  on […]

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Does Islam discriminate against women? Part 2

There was a very significant event which took place in the lifetime of the prophet (pbuh) in which he received information that an army of 4000 were heading towards Medina to attack the Muslims. The prophet gathered his companions; male and female alike, and asked for their opinion whether they should fight the army outside […]

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Does Islam discriminate women? Part 1

I often have many people quiz me and ask the question: does Islam discriminate women. That then leads to a long conversation and in the end their misconception of women and Islam is addressed. A Scottish woman who had recently embraced Islam told me that a non-Muslim friend of hers had invited her for dinner […]

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