The Virtual Mosque

Just War Part 5

Was World War One a just war? We have been looking at this question from the Islamic perspective. Cause, conduct and conclusion, the three C’s. In this final speech on World War One we come to the conclusion that based on the three C’s it is impossible to declare that World War One was a just war.


Just War Part 4

Was World War One a just war? For a war to be classed as a just war it has to meet certain criteria – the three Cs – cause, conduct and conclusion and this khutba shows that WWI did not satisfy the criteria under any head. Although the ordinary people made great sacrifices and they should be remembered, the War itself cannot be [...]


Vatican Requests 1,500-Year-Old Bible Held In Turkey

The Vatican has allegedly issued an official request to examine a 1,500-year-old Bible that has been held in Turkey for the past 12 years, the Hurriyet Daily News reports. The Bible reportedly contains early teachings of Jesus Christ and is written in gold lettering on animal hide in Syriac, a dialect of Aramaic, which was the native tongue [...]