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Concept of Jihad

Unfortunately, jihad has attracted a negative label due to the misuse of this concept whether by terrorists and extremists who are thirsty for bloodshed or by media observers who do not have adequate knowledge about the right Islamic implications of jihad. In Arabic, jihad is a...

Imamate

The Shiite Muslims, Twelvers, believe in Imamate after the passing away of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him and His Family), and hence they believe that Imam Ali ben Abi-Talib (Peace Be Upon Him), who is followed by eleven Imams (Peace Be Upon Them), is...

Imam Musa Al-Kazim(Pbuh)

Imam Musa Al-Kazim(transliterated also into Musa al-Kadhim) is the seventhImam for Shiite Muslims. He was born on 7 Safar 128 AH (≈8November745) in the holy city of Medina. His father is Imam J‘afar ben Muhammad (Imam J‘afar As-Sadiq) and his mother is Hamida (Humayda)Al-Barbariyyah(known also...

Imam Muhammad Al-Mahdi (Pbuh)

Imam Muhammad Al-Mahdi (transliterated also in Al-Mehdi)is the twelfthImam for the Shiite Muslims (Twelvers). He was born on 15 Sha‘ban 255 AH (≈29July869) in the city of Samarra. His father is ImamAl-Hasan ben Ali ben Muhammad(Imam Al-Hasan Al-Askari) and his mother isNarjis (who was originally...