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Terrorism has no religion

WORLDPOST Muslims Are Not Terrorists: A Factual Look at Terrorism and Islam by Omar Albatour 
Every  time an act of terror or shooting occurs, Muslims closely watch the news with extreme trepidation praying that the suspect is not Muslim. This is not because these terrorists are likely to be Muslim but rather because in the instances where they happen to be, we see amplified mass media coverage and extreme unjustified hatred towards Muslims.  As a Muslim, I am tired of condemning terrorist attacks being carried out by inherently violent people who hijack my religion. I am tired of condemning these attacks to people who are calm and apathetic when Muslims are killed by these same radicalized terrorists. I am tired of hearing the word “terrorist” not being used when the suspect in a terrorist attack is a non-Muslim. I am tired of the “mentally disabled” excuse being recycled when the suspect in a terrorist attack is a Caucasian. I am tired of seeing hundreds of terrorist attacks carried …

Choosing Islam

What's Islam? Islam in Brief - Yusuf Estes




Now that we watched Sceich Yusuf Estes define for us what' s Islam ? Let us now watch the following collection of interviews with Americans of different racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds who explain why they have chosen to become Muslim, embracing the faith of over 1 billion humans worldwide.

Some of these people are:

Rafael Narbaez a former pastor with the Jehovah's Witnesses. Narbaez was born and raised in Texas and he is from a Hispanic family. While he grew up as a Catholic he later became a Jehovah's Witness. Initially, he started reading the Quran to get a better understanding of the Bible, but instead, it helped him understand Islam. He later embraced the faith.

Dr. Muhammad Eckhaus was born in New York to a Jewish family. He was impressed by the generosity and humility of Muslims, which brought him closer to Islam and finally he accepted the faith.

Yusuf Islam, the former Cat Stevens was a world famous rock star in t…