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Many people in Europe and the United States do not know the extraordinary good morals of Prophet Muhammad and that he treated people compassionately, regardless of their religion and social strata. Many Muslims are not aware of this either. The use of violent discourses against Christians and Jews by certain Muslim countries has led to misconception. However, verses in the Quran and historical facts show that Prophet Muhammad was fair and compassionate to Christians and Jews, and that he tried to create an atmosphere of love and reconciliation between Muslims and members of these religions........................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)


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Tuesday, 29 March 2016 16:02

Islam a religion of peace

I will start by posing a question: is Islam a religion of peace? The answer to this question is in the affirmative, for the following reasons. In the Muslim historical narrative, Islam is understood to have been a progressive, tolerant and civilising force with binding rules constraining injustice and wanton violence. Islam's self-identity as a "religion of peace" is based on the premise that Islam challanges root causes of the human.................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

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In the early 1630’s, right around the time the Puritans were beginning to build Boston, Mumtaz Mahal died in childbirth. In those days, tragically, many women died in similar circumstances. But Mahal was a queen. Her husband was ruler of what may have been the wealthiest empire in the world. His power and riches were immense. But he could not save the love of his life. In one night, the legends went, all the emperor’s hair turned grey. Grief-stricken and inconsolable, the man whose very name meant....................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)
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Thursday, 20 August 2015 12:03

It’s love that will save the world

HAVE a look at the people you see on a busy street one day. Who knows what is going on inside their heads, what is hidden behind their smiling faces or what troubles and difficulties they are contending with? There is no doubt that everyone has different problems, worries and concerns. And the simple fact is that most people are not happy............. Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)



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Friday, 22 May 2015 16:41

Why is IS eyeing SE Asia?

Why, for that matter, have dozens of young Somali men, comfortably settled among fellow Somalis in one of America's richest states, gone to "ISIS"? Last week a conference was held on this very subject at Manila's Shangri-La hotel. Pity that most of the hundred.................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

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Monday, 22 December 2014 14:56

Taking on the Taliban

ON Dec 16, the Taliban attacked an army school in Peshawar and killed 132 children and nine adults. Eight terrorists dressed in military uniform penetrated the school’s well-guarded perimeter and opened fire on the students and school personnel. Pakistani army commandos fought the intruders for several hours before killing the last attacker. The assault on the military school was the single deadliest attack in the Taliban’s history.................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)




Thursday, 13 June 2013 00:00

Sokong wadah keamanan (in Bahasa Malaysia)

Keamanan membawa kepada keadaan harmoni, integriti, kesederhanaan dan kebahagiaan. Perkataan Islam membawa maksud aman dan selamat. Maksud keamanan sangat luas. Ia bukan hanya meliputi keadaan tanpa konflik. Keamanan membawa kepada sebarang usaha untuk mengelak konflik dan keganasan. Ia meliputi usaha ke arah keseimbangan, kesederhanaan, ketenangan dan tindakan adil ke atas individu serta masyarakat..............Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

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Tuesday, 30 April 2013 00:00

The nuclear illusion

AS delegates from 189 countries gather to prepare for the next Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference, due in 2015, I am reminded of my first official briefing, as a young Australian minister back in the early 1980s, on United States nuclear strategy -- in the bowels of the Pentagon, by a man with a white dust jacket and a pointer who looked uncannily like Woody Allen................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

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Thursday, 23 May 2013 00:00

Dalai Lama Decries Attacks on Muslims

Tibetan spiritual leader The Dalai Lama has decried Buddhist attacks against Muslims in Burma and Sri Lanka, appealing to monks to end hostile campaigns against Muslim minorities. Killing people in the name of religion is really very sad, unthinkable, very sad," the Dalai Lama told an audience at the University of Maryland at the start of a US tour on Tuesday, May 7, Reuters reported................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

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Tuesday, 25 June 2013 00:00

International Buddhist-Muslim Joint Statement

Buddhist and Muslim leaders from South and South East Asian countries including India, Indonesia,Malaysia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and Thailand, have gathered in Bangkok, Thailand to address escalating tensions between two communities and potential spread of hatred across the region. The consultation was co-organized by the International Network of Engaged Buddhists (INEB), the International Movement for a Just World (JUST), and Religions for Peace (RfP)................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

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