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Articles & Editorials About the Zionist Empire, World Conflict, US Foreign Policy, & Palestinian-Israeli Conflict


By Dr. Hassan Ali El-Najjar


Editor of Al-Jazeerah: Cross-Cultural Understanding



August 2009

Health Care Crisis in the US An Islamic Perspective

July 2009

8 Members of US Congress Visit Gaza Strip, No Criticism of the Brutal Israeli Siege, No Attempt to End it

Cynthia McKinney Still in Israeli Captivity, US Government Capitulates to Israeli Pirates

Dennis Ross, Barack Obama, and the Israel Lobby Tight Grip Over the US Government

June 2009

Netanyahu's Speech in Response to Obama's Cairo Speech Corrections of his Distortions

Obama's Cairo Speech, Well-Said, Well-Received, Arabs and Muslims Are Waiting for Implementation

May 2009

After Rejecting Two-State Solution, Netanyahu Rejects Withdrawal from the Golan Heights, a Commentary

Using Al-Qaeda Myth From Bush to Obama An Excuse for Permanent War

April 2009

Palestinians Perplexed by the Contradiction Between Obama's Openness for Change and Clinton's Zionist Hard Line

US, EU Boycott of Geneva Conference Shields Israeli Zionist Racism

March 2009

While Arming Israeli War Criminals to Teeth, NATO Nations Pledge to Keep Gaza Armless

February 2009

Islam and Domestic Violence

Israeli Elections, Dictatorship of the Zionist Terroristic Political Parties to Subjugate the Palestinian Majority

Palestine, Property Rights, Identity, and People

Spain Zigzags Between Probing Israeli War Crimes and Amending Law to Avoid Such Trials

Zionists in US Congress introduce bill to punish UNRWA for daring to speak out against the Israeli war crimes in Gaza

January 2009

Air Strikes Continue Killing Afghani Civilians Despite NATO Denials, Even Karzai Cannot Take it Anymore

Fourth Gaza Summit Held in Sharm El-Shaikh, as a Zionist Damage Control for Insulting Hosni Mubarak

Gaza Civilians Attacked With White Phosphorus & DIME

Initial Assessment of the Israeli Terrorist War on Gaza

Palestinian Resistance Continues Despite Israeli Crimes Against Humanity & US-EU Support

Putting the Zionist Israeli War on Gaza in Perspective

US, UK, and Other NATO Forces, Commit to Help Israeli Terrorists to Maintain their Occupation of Palestine, Blockading Gaza Strip



Islam: God's Message of Guidance to Humanity


By Hassan Ali El-Najjar


Table of Contents


I. Introduction: Basic Information


1. Islam: A Brief Introduction  


2. Three Levels of Faith: Islam, Iman, and I'hsan 


3. The Scientific Evidence That God Exists and the Holy Qur'an Is His Message to Humanity 


4. Creation and Evolution in the Holy Qur'an


5. Humans, As God's Caliphs on Earth


6. Adam's Contest With the Angels, and Getting Out of Paradise

7. Worshippers By Choice Or Forced Slaves?  


8. The Relationship Between the Spiritual and the Physical Aspects of Islamic Teachings  


9. Mind, Self, Soul, Spirit, and Happiness from an Islamic Perspective 


10. Heart-Mind Relationship in the Holy Qur'an  


II. Islam: The Five Pillars of the Faith Structure


1. Islamic Proclamation of Faith


2. Performing Islamic Prayers


3. Giving Zakat, Charity, The Third Islamic Duty


4. Fasting and Ramadhan, Great Gifts from Allah to Muslims


5. Haj, Pilgrimage, the Fifth Pillar of Islam


III. Iman: Allah, His Angels, Messengers, Messages, Last Day, Qada and Qadar


1. Allah, As He Described Himself in the Holy Quran 


2. Angels


3. Noo'h, Noah, in the Holy Quran  


4. Ibrahim, Abraham, in the Holy Quran


5. Moussa, Moses, In the Holy Quran


6. 'Eissa, Jesus Christ, in the Holy Quran  


7. Muhammed in the Holy Quran


8. Prophet Muhammed's Night Journey and Ascent to Heavens, Al-Issra Wal Mi'raj


9. The Last Day: The Hour, Resurrection, Reckoning, and Judgment


10. God's Precise Measurement and His Just Decree, Al-Qadar Wal Qadha


IV. I'hsan: Watching Allah in Speech and Deeds


1. Introduction to Islamic Law, Shari'a: Part I, Prohibition and Don't Do Commands in the Holy Quran


2. The No (La) Commands


3. The Imperative Commands 




Articles with Islamic Perspective:


Suicide and Mass Shooting: An Islamic Perspective


Health Care Crisis in the US: An Islamic Perspective


"Terrorism" & "Islamo-Fascism" Propaganda Campaigns: An Interactive Lecture  


Six Questions About Islam, Muslims and Jews


Five Islamic Issues: Predestination and choice, position toward other religions, angels, and the End of Days

Food Islamic Rules and Teachings  


Are Muslim women second-class citizens  


The French Ban on Islamic Headscarf









Opinions expressed in various sections are the sole responsibility of their authors and they may not represent