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Women’s rights in Turkey

In Europe it is generally thought that Islam is repressive to women and any rights Muslim women have are due to Western influence. The writer of this article, a Turkish female political analyst, explodes this myth. First, she gives the source of the Women’s rights: Turkish women have enjoyed equality in the law of marriage since Ottoman [...]

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Muslim Rulers and the British Empire

Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, the Promised Messiah and Mehdi, said that Jihad of the sword against the British rule in India was not required because; Jihad of the sword was meant to protect freedom of religion and belief and that existed under British rule. Jihad was only to be conducted when Muslims had the resources to carry out such warfare [...]

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Who was the agent of the British?

Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad is accused of being a British agent because he declared that fighting the British rule in India was not Jihad, as defined by Islam. The reason he gave for this was that the British allowed every religion freedom of worship and preaching and Jihad is only allowed where these are prohibited by a ruler. One further reason [...]

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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 [...]

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