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  • Differences Between Al-Qaeda And ISIS

    Al-Qaeda and ISIS are two Islamist multi-national organizations which aims to spread all over the region in order to unify the Muslim world, they believe they represent religion, and use the later to justify their actions. These two Islamic groups have fought war against what they called the non-Islamic population and the west. As much as the two organizations have big similarities from how they both share the Wahhabi ideology, loathe the religious establishment of al-Azhar, involved in…

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  • The Historical Significance Of The Justinian Code In The Byzantine Empire

    • The historical importance of the word Justinian is that he was high ranking Byzantine nobleman that restored Rome’s fading glory. For example, he sent his general Belisarius to conquest North Africa from the Germanic tribes. Also, they seized Rome from the Ostrogoths. In addition to that, they seized most of Italy and some parts of Spain. • The historical significance of the term Justinian Code is that it is a set of uniform code that served the Byzantine Empire. The Code contained Rome’s…

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  • Sacred Space

    Quranic inscriptions in green and white marble on the precinct side. The columns in the gallery were carved of granite, greenstone, and white marble, as well. Also, on the corners of the domes, one can see the names of the Prophet Mohammed PBUH, four Caliphs and the apostles to remind the people of their good deeds and to encourage them to do their best to be in the paradise with those men. Underneath those domes, the floor is covered with red carpets with organic shapes to emphasis the warmth,…

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  • Harbinger Of A Fatal Flaw Analysis

    Harbinger of a Fatal Flaw Sheikh Salman al Oudah, a Saudi cleric whom bin Laden had once lauded as his “ideal personality,” wrote an open letter to bin Laden repudiating the actions of al Qaeda (Wright, 2011, p. 67). Further disseminating the letter on the internet and to the media, Sheikh Salman scathingly rebuked al Qaeda’s indiscriminate murder of innocent people, arguing the “regime has stopped ruling people according to what God revealed” (Wright, 2011, p. 66). He condemend bin Laden’s…

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  • How Did Venice Develop

    Venice, initially populated by traders and refugees of war, began on a long and arduous journey to one of the most prosperous cities in the Elizabethan period. One reason that Venice became such a robust city is the city’s use as a multicultural center of trade, that expanded over Venice’s vast sea empire.Venice also attracted zealous families and common workers looking to find solace in a new home. Unique location and topography, Venice was considered an architectural and political feat among…

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  • Armed Group Research Paper

    Who is the armed group, which massacres, genocide and spreading fear around the globe through racism, sexism, anarchism, enslavement, kidnappings, stoning, terrorizing and even mass beheadings their opposition? A faction, which stands against contemporary shared values and morals, and they advocate for violence and barbarism under the name of virtue and ideology. They are known as Daesh, but there are many disinformation, misinformation and lack of information about them. Who are they and what…

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  • Great Mosque Of Cordoba Essay

    Introduction The Andalusian region in southern Spain has a long, complicated history rooted in the relations between Christians and Muslims. The Great Mosque of Cordoba is one example of these interactions, serving as a visual representation of the political and societal history of the region. The mosque also symbolizes the long cultural dialogue between Islam and Christianity during the medieval period. Construction of the site was “forged out of the interaction of two at the time ideologically…

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  • Saud Dynasty Research Paper

    As far back as 1500, the Saud dynasty established its hegemony over a small area surrounding the settlement of Diriyah close to what is now Riyadh. By the mid-sixteenth century, almost all Arab lands had come under the rule of the Turkish Ottoman Empire, which reached its zenith under the reign of Suleiman the Magnificent (1520-66). Arab countries formed a principal part of the empire, and many prominent Ottoman administrators were themselves Arab. But the interior (though not the coasts) of…

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  • Summary Of Mustafa Akyol's Islam Without Extremes

    Though after Muhammad’s death, the differing viewpoints of the four Caliphs brought the rise of the idea of Traditionalists and Rationalists, the Traditionalists favoring a conservative lifestyle, the Rationalists a more liberal. According to Akyol, “These two opposing camps of Islamdom engaged in their war of ideas for at…

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  • Essay On Islam Legal Practices

    In the 19 century, the Ottoman Empire, whose leader was claiming him for leading the Islamic world as caliph adopted some set of rules as legislative codes. This was against Islamic tradition and the way it was being practiced, Islamic tradition was always unwritten and codifying it was somehow against fiqh or sharia because they were never meant to be codified…

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