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  • the original principle (right from the days of the founding prophet abraham) was the complete rooting....
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  • Interesting reading on this issue: Gabrielle Marranci in “Jihad Beyond Islam” attempted to shift the discourse pertaining to the jihad away...
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  • In an earlier piece published last year at New Age Islam, I have attempted to answer the most intriguing....
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  • "The Quran contains mainly general principles, but the....
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  • No wrong ...It's purely mentality of people.... Government give....
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  • if a government delivers things rightly without any sort of discrimination....
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  • True.Religion has nothing to do with terrorism-terrorists are thirsty...
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  • No your mentality when you people realize your mistake and come....
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  • Hussain Rabi Gandhi What was the role of USA and Israel in Pandits...
    ( By Sanjay Shukla )
  • Apparently though indirectly u r supporting terrorism in J& k and...
    ( By Vijay Jaichand )
  • S. Srivastava A K , Ur comment reflects Ur rotten mindset.
    ( By Akhtar Imam )
  • Why they only Highlight ISLAM......what about RSS in India...... Israel....... American Wing..... These are all terrorists.
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  • These decres expired justafter a few hours after their proclamations.tThis terrorist ideology has become....
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  • USA & Israel r the real producers of TERRORISM in the name of Muslims.As long as Israel exists....
    ( By Hussain Rabi Gandhi )
  • Long narrative! But no mention of any Saudi based cleric fatwa or doctrine. Saudi Arabia is the puppet ....
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  • How can fatwas make impact on people who in reality are politically motivated and are backed ....
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  • @M NurulAin Abidi youtu.be/Iwn-xgpdqno kashmiri pandits what happened??' '
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  • @M NurulAin Abidi lier kashmiri pandits were killed and thrown out by loud shouting from mosques....
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  • @Sheikh Shaheen No body born as terrorist, one desert book tells them to become terrorist.' ....
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  • mr ghulam, I like reading mr naseer’s articles very much. There...
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  • basically no body is born as a terrorist, it is the political system....
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  • @Dinesh Patel you are correct. There is nowhere in Quran that you are ...
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  • @Sharafudin Muhammed True.I HAVE FRIENDS WHO HAPPEN TO BE MUSLIMS.DECENT AND GOD FEARING....
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  • @Sheikh Shaheen self-defense is justifiable but what is happening around....
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  • Is Hats Off trying to deny that he has been lying unashamedly in his unmitigated hate propaganda against Muslims.
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    Do Not Repeat the Mistakes of 1989 in Allowing the Return of Taliban, New Age Islam Editor Sultan Shahin Asks International Community at UNHRC in Geneva

    Mr. President,

    The US is withdrawing from Afghanistan as well as from Iraq and Syria. Inspired by the Taliban declaration of victory, a radicalised terrorist in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, backed by a Pakistan-based Islamist terrorist organisation, attacked an Indian military convoy, killing 40 soldiers. Similar suicide attack killed 27 elite revolutionary guards in Sistan, Iran. Emboldened Jihadists will surely carry out more such attacks in future. The gloating in Islamist circles for having “defeated” both the superpowers, the Soviet Union and the United States, has reached its peak.

    Mr. President,

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    Mr. President,

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