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Muslims: Adherents of the religion of Islam
Muslims are people who follow or practice Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion. Muslims consider the Quran, their holy book, to be the verbatim word of God as revealed to the Islamic prophet and messenger Muhammad. The majority of Muslims also follow the teachings and practices of Muhammad (sunnah) as recorded in traditional accounts (hadith). "Muslim" is an Arabic word meaning "submitter".

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Thousands of Indonesians journey home, despite virus warnings [Video]

Thousands of Indonesians journey home, despite virus warnings

Nearly 90 percent of Indonesians are Muslim and usually return to their home villages at the end of Ramadan to celebrate Eid with their families.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:15Published
Iraqis struggle to balance tradition and sanitation [Video]

Iraqis struggle to balance tradition and sanitation

Families in Iraq are being left traumatised, as restrictions mean burials cannot be carried out in line with Muslim tradition.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:04Published
Accused NZ mosque shooter pleads guilty [Video]

Accused NZ mosque shooter pleads guilty

The Australian man accused of carrying out New Zealand's worst mass shooting in history pleaded guilty to 51 charges of murder on Thursday (March 26) after having previously pleaded not guilty. Libby..

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Indonesians refusing to stay home for prayers [Video]

Indonesians refusing to stay home for prayers

Thousands of Muslims travel to South Sulawesi for mass gathering, despite cancellation of event.

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Flowers and messages of support adorn NZ mosque for shooting anniversary [Video]

Flowers and messages of support adorn NZ mosque for shooting anniversary

Hundreds of people gathered in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday (March 13) to honor the 51 lives lost in the attack on two mosques in the city last year. Gloria Tso reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:53Published
Corbyn and Johnson clash over offensive comments [Video]

Corbyn and Johnson clash over offensive comments

Boris Johnson has hit back at Jeremy Corbyn over anti-Semitism in the Labour Party after being challenged about his own comments on women and Muslims. Report by Chinnianl. Like us on Facebook at..

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India death toll rises after worst violence in decades [Video]

India death toll rises after worst violence in decades

At least 47 people have died and more than 350 have been injured during riots over a new citizenship bill seen as discriminatory towards Muslims.

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India unrest: 'We can't just blame Hindus or Muslims' [Video]

India unrest: 'We can't just blame Hindus or Muslims'

People in India's capital are slowly returning to areas hardest hit by the recent violence.

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Cars burned as Muslim-Hindu violence leaves 20 dead in New Delhi [Video]

Cars burned as Muslim-Hindu violence leaves 20 dead in New Delhi

The violence is over a controversial new citizenship law that excludes Muslims from fast track naturalisation.View on euronews

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A mob out for blood: India's protests pit Hindus against Muslims [Video]

A mob out for blood: India's protests pit Hindus against Muslims

Mohammad Zubair was on his way home from a local mosque in northeast New Delhi when he came across a large crowd. He turned towards an underpass to avoid the commotion; it proved to be a mistake...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:58Published
Death toll rises to 20 from riots in Indian capital [Video]

Death toll rises to 20 from riots in Indian capital

At least 20 people have been killed in the Indian capital during violent clashes between Hindu and Muslim groups over a new citizenship law, a hospital official told Reuters, even as an eerie calm..

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7 killed, 150 injured: Indian riots overshadow Trump visit [Video]

7 killed, 150 injured: Indian riots overshadow Trump visit

At least seven people have been killed and around 150 injured in clashes, according to authorities, in riots sparked by a controversial Indian immigration law. The violence comes during U.S. President..

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Before Trump's Delhi visit, clashes over citizenship law intensify [Video]

Before Trump's Delhi visit, clashes over citizenship law intensify

A policeman was killed and dozens of people injured amid clashes in New Delhi on Monday as thousands demonstrating for and against a new citizenship law rioted for several hours before U.S. President..

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London mosque stabbing victim says he forgives his attacker [Video]

London mosque stabbing victim says he forgives his attacker

A Muslim prayer leader, Raafat Maglad, has said he forgives his attacker after returning to the mosque where he was stabbed. Report by Czubalam. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and..

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Mosque attack victim recalls moment he was stabbed [Video]

Mosque attack victim recalls moment he was stabbed

Muslim prayer leader Raafat Maglad recalls the moment he was stabbed at London Central Mosque. Raafat Maglad, who is in his 70s, told how he was left with a "very deep cut" to his neck after he was..

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Prayer leader returns to mosque after knife attack [Video]

Prayer leader returns to mosque after knife attack

A Muslim prayer leader has returned to the mosque where he was stabbed just hours after the incident. Raafat Maglad, who is in his 70s, was attacked inside London Central Mosque in Regent’s Park on..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:41Published
Merkel reacts to Hanau attack: Racism and hatred are poison [Video]

Merkel reacts to Hanau attack: Racism and hatred are poison

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has condemned the deadly shootings in Hanau and pledged to fight against those who try to divide the country along ethnic lines. Speaking Thursday in Berlin, Mrs Merkel..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:21Published

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Racing to stop coronavirus, India scours mosques to trace contacts with Delhi gathering

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Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia asks Muslims to delay Hajj bookings

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