Terrorism in Egypt and the Muslim Times’ collection on Islam’s Condemnation of Terrorism


We (Allah) prescribed for the children of Israel that whosoever killed a person — unless it be for killing a person or for creating disorder in the land — it shall be as if he had killed all mankind; and whoso gave life to one, it shall be as if he had given life to all mankind. And Our Messengers came to them with clear Signs, yet even after that, many of them commit excesses in the land. (Al Quran 5:32/33)

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Mosque in Sinai

The militants targeted a mosque near al-Arish

Egypt hunts for killers after mosque attack leaves at least 235 dead

Source: CNN

At least 235 people were killed and another 125 injured in an attack on a mosque in Egypt’s North Sinai region on Friday, Egyptian state media reported, making it one of the deadliest attacks ever carried out against civilians in the province.

After at least two explosions, gunmen who were waiting outside the mosque opened fire at worshipers as they fled Friday prayers, state-owned Ahram Online said. …

Did Prophet Muhammad teach Muslims to use terrorism and Jihad to spread Islam?

Source: Muhammad Fact Check Critics claim that “the crux of Islam is an ideology of global war” and that Prophet Muhammad allegedly supported this global war through terrorism and Jihad.…

Two Hundred Verses about Compassionate Living in the Quran

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times As only the Islamophobes, who hate Islam or those Muslims, who want to enforce Shariah Law, of […]

Challenging Wilders: The Pen indeed and not the Axe!

Written by Zia H Shah MD The title of the first chapter of Geert Wilders’ recent book against Islam, Marked for Death: Islam’s War Against the West and Me, is provocative enough…

Book Review: EXTREMIST: A Response to Geert Wilders & Terrorists Everywhere

Book by Qasim Rashid B.Sc. JD Reviewed by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times The book has been released on May 28, 2014 and is available…

Debunking the Extremist Myth That Islam is Anti-Jewish

Source: Time By Qasim Rashid: He is an attorney, author, and national spokesperson for Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA. His upcoming book,EXTREMIST: A Response to Geert Wilders & Terrorists Everywhere, is due…

Is Human Life Sacred: The Body and the Spirit?

Epigraph: On account of this, We prescribed for the children of Israel that whosoever killed a person — unless it be for killing a person or for creating disorder in…

Every Child is Precious and Every Human Life is Sacred

Epigraph: The Holy Quran equates killing of any innocent human to a genocide, to a holocaust, “We (Allah) prescribed for the children of Israel that whosoever killed a person —…

Is every human life sacred and When are drone killings illegal?

Editor’s note: I have modified the title of CNN news a little and chosen the picture above.  Let us remember our Old Testament: Thou shall not kill!  To examine the…

Every human life is sacred, otherwise none is!

Did Osama bin Laden get a chance to prove his innocence in front of a jury of well meaning peers, who showed inclination to deliver justice? With the election of a son…

USA: “Muslims for Life” Blood Drives marks 13th anniversary of 9/11

Source: rabwah.net Ahmadi Muslims in the Washington, DC. are holding “Muslims for Life” campaign on Thursday, Sept. 11, from 8am until 2pm  at the Rayburn House Office Building It’s the third year…

Hajj sermon: No place for terrorism in Islam, says Grand Mufti

Source / Courtesy: Express Tribune Muslim Hajj pilgrims perform the noon prayers at the Nimra mosque near Mount Arafat. PHOTO: AFP By Agencies Published: November 6, 2011 MOUNT ARAFAT / SAUDI ARABIA: Addressing millions…

9/11 and Islam: Islam unreservedly condemns every form of terrorism

By: Laiq Ahmed Atif, President Ahmadiyya Community Malta: http://www.ahmadiyyamalta.org Today the world is facing great threats of terrorism. Thousands of innocent people have been killed and still there seems to be no end…

Terrorism, suicide bombing and Islam

A little glance at the recent history shows that hardly a day passes in which an Islamic event does not make headlines. Very unfortunately, in the world today, Islam is…

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Islam!

This article by Zia H Shah MD was originally published in Winter, 2009 volume of Muslim Sunrise: This examines the philosophical and historical basis of human rights. With the election of a son…

The Holy Prophet Muhammad Recognized, as a Great Law-Giver, by US Supreme Court in 1935

Epigraph: “And We (Allah) have sent thee (Muhammad) not but as a mercy for the whole mankind.” (Al Quran 21:108) Collected by Dr. Abdul Alim There is a frieze in the Supreme Court…

It’s not the religion that creates terrorists, it’s the politics

By Giles Fraser, The Guardian The word “radical” has always been an overly capacious term, easily filled with whatever meaning the speaker wants to pour into it. There is the…

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