- Written by Reading Islam Team
Professor Arthur Alison is the head of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the University of London. For several years he had been the president of the British Society for Psychological and Spiritual Studies. In the course of his study of religions, he got acquainted with Islam.
When he compared Islam with the religions and creeds he had studied, he found it suited his inborn nature and satisfied his requirements.
- Written by Al Jazeera
Both Merkel and US Vice President Mike Pence attend key security conference in Munich with Russia high on the agenda. Merkel also stressed the need to preserve and strengthen multilateral structures such as the EU and NATO during her address [Thomas Kienzle/AFP]Merkel also stressed the need to preserve and strengthen multilateral structures such as the EU and NATO during her address.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said Islam is not the source of "terrorism" and that cooperating with predominantly Muslim states in the fight against it is vital.
- Written by Latheef Farook
by The Ugly Truth
Islam is not an ‘Arabic’ religion nor is it the religion of the Arabs. It is a universal religion, open to whoever wants it. And while Muhammad is the Arab Prophet of God, God is not an Arab. And so we must stop ‘introducing’ God in an Arabic setting, Arabic clothing etc. Doing so will have no effect but to repulse people from it, and particularly those in the west who have been infected with Judaism.
Strangely Muslims in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have developed a fetish with Arab Culture which is causing grave problems for Muslims living as minority in a country like Sri Lanka.
- Written by Ryan Rifai, Al Jazeera
More than $200m was spent towards promoting "fear and hatred" of Muslims in the United States by various organisations between 2008 and 2013, according to a fresh joint report by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the University of California, Berkeley.
Released on Monday, the report identifies 74 groups, including feminist, Christian, Zionist and prominent news organisations, which either funded or fostered Islamophobia.