islam islam  /ɪs ˈlɑm/


  1. (n) the civilization of Muslims collectively which is governed by the Muslim religion
  2. (n) the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran

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  1. Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan to join Voting Rights Act rally

    Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam, will take part in a rally in advance of the ruling on Shelby County v. Holder
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Alabama's 13

  2. In Mecca, Saudi cleric urges followers to back Syria rebels

    By Sami Aboudi DUBAI (Reuters) - A senior cleric in Islam's holy city Mecca exhorted followers on Friday to support Syrian rebels by "all means", the latest in a series of rhetorical attacks on President Bashar al-Assad reflecting rising sectarian tension across the Middle East. His appeal came at a time when momentum on the battlefield has been shifting in Assad's favor, just a few months after ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Understanding Political Islam And Joining Israel in the Fight Against It

    Political Islam is the major force shaping the Middle East region today, and a dangerous one at that. The real question is if it can be tamed, and what the West can do to bring about positive change during this pivotal time in history.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Christian Post

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  1. Obama said he came to Cairo "to seek a new beginning between the United States and Muslims around the world; one based upon mutual interest and mutual respect; and one based upon the truth that America and Islam are not exclusive, and need not be in...
    on Jun 4, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  2. "I tell every young man among the youth of Islam: it is your duty to join the caravan until the sufficiency is complete and the march to aid the High and Omnipotent continues," said Mr. bin Laden.
    on Sep 12, 2007 By: Osama bin Laden Source: Ottawa Citizen

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