Category Archives: JIHAD

WHAT IS JIZYA ?

According to traditional Muslims Jizya means yearly taxation on non-Muslims living in Islamic state. The Jizya tax has been rationalized by traditional Muslims as a fee for protection provided by the Muslim ruler to non-Muslims, for the permission to practice … Continue reading

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DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE CARAVAN RAIDS BY EARLY MUSLIMS VS MODERN DAY TERRORIST ATTACKS

The caravan raids that took place during the early Migration period can never be used [and abused] to justify modern terrorist attacks on civilians, or cowardly assaults on one’s own countrymen Muslim or non-Muslim, or rebellion against one’s own governments … Continue reading

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JIHAD THE QURANIC DEFINITION

One of the most manipulated concepts in Islam today is the concept of jihad. The concept of jihad is indeed a Quranic one, but sadly, a false and twisted version of this Quranic concept has been used by terrorists acting … Continue reading

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JIHAD ACCORDING TO QURAN

Jihad is NOT Fighting for Political Reasons Jihad is NOT Blowing up one’s self (Suicide is a sin in Islam) Jihad is NOT Killing innocent people Jihad is NOT Flying a plane into a building packed with civilians Jihad is … Continue reading

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THE TRUE MEANING OF SHAHEED

Many often wonder what drives one to become a martyr. There are actually many reasons. However, in light of a special type of “martyr,” we need to make a distinction between “martyr” and “Shaheed” (an Islamic term). When translators relay … Continue reading

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