Tag: violence

Muslim Man Gets Attacked In Supermarket (VIDEO)

DTT: Mr. Zubair was out on Saturday to do some shopping. While he was going there, he recognized one old ‘Uncle’ whom he recognized before. They both exchanged Salaams (Islamic greetings). As Mr. Zubair was on his way in to do his shopping an old man behind him suddenly started shouting, he stopped and turned… Read More ›

Islam: “Regulation Of Warfare And The Promotion Of Peace”

DTT: A non-Muslim scholar’s perspective on how Islam regulated warfare and the promotion of peace in its historical context. Dr. Anicee van Engeland, should be commended for the balanced approach in understanding Islam and to give a perspective of how Islam originally was understood in relation to the topic of war and peace. A brief… Read More ›

Most Misinterpreted Verses Of The Quran?

Kaleef K. Karim, Aliyu Musa Misau & Bachir Guediri The religion of Islam has been degraded and vilified by those who seem to believe that they have a better understanding of the religion, compared to the consensus of scholars for the past 1400 years. These misguided individuals cite a verse here and a verse there which they… Read More ›

“When Tyranny Strikes Them, They Defend Themselves…” – Quran 42:39-43

Background These verse were revealed in Makkah (Mecca). Dr. Muhammad Asad: “The Forty-Second Surah Ash-Shura (Consultation) Mecca Period: THE BEGINNING and the end of this surah stress the reality of divine revelation, and the fact that all prophets, at all times, preached one and the same essential truth – namely, the existence and oneness of… Read More ›

The Hypocrites: Quran 63:1-4

Background These verses speak about the hypocrites who resided in Madinah, in the life-time of Prophet Muhammed (p). These people would outwardly look like they’re part of the Muslim community. But in reality they were the real enemies who wanted to destroy Islam and the Muslims. And would do anything in their path to side… Read More ›

Jihad: “Strive Against The Disbelievers And The Hypocrites…” – Surah 66:9

Background This verse was revealed in Madinah (Mawdudi). Analysing Verse “O Prophet, strive against the disbelievers and the hypocrites and be harsh upon them. And their refuge is Hell, and wretched is the destination.” – Quran 66:9 Related Article: ‘Strive’ Quran 66:9 These similar words are used in Surah Tawbah (9), verse 73 (see here:… Read More ›

“When We Intend To Destroy A City…” – Surah 17:16

Background This verse was revealed in Makkah, Scholar Mawdudi comments: “The very first verse indicates that this Surah was revealed on the occasion of Mi`raj (Ascension). According to the Traditions and books on the life of the Holy Prophet, this event happened one year before Hijrah. Thus, this Surah is one of those which were… Read More ›

“They Give Food To The Needy, Orphan, And The Captive” – Surah 76:8

Background Majority of scholars say that this verse was revealed in Makkah (Zamakhshari, Imam Razi, Qadi, Baidawi, Nizam ad-Din Nisaburi and Ibn Kathir). However, later scholars say that the verse was revealed in Madinah (Mawdudi). [1] Analysing Verse “And they give food in spite of love for it to the needy, the orphan, and the… Read More ›

“Prophet, Fight Against The Hypocrites…” – Surah 9:73

Background It is agreed among scholars that these verses were revealed in the year 9 Hijri to Tabuk, to face Byzantine (Roman) empire’s army. However, there is a slight disagreement among the scholars whether this incident took place during the expedition of Tabuk (Asbab Al-Nuzul by Al-Wahidi and Tafsir Ibn Kathir) or just after Tabuk… Read More ›

Quran 9:38 – 52 The Battle Of Tabuk

Background The background for these verses (below) is related to the expedition of Tabuk (Tafsir Ibn Kathir, Tafsir al-Jalalayn, Tanwr al-Miqbas min Tafsir Ibn Abbas, and Ibn Juzayy), which we have written about in detail here: ‘Answering Jihad: “Fight Against Those Who Do Not Believe’ – Quran 9:29“. This expedition took place as a result… Read More ›