By S. Arshad, New Age Islam
11 May 2019
Sikhs distributed copies of holy Quran and prayer mats among Muslim refugees in Mosul in Iraq, a town once the seat of the notorious ISIS ‘caliphate’ and receiving blessings from them.
Guru Nanak Darbar Gurudwara in Dubai has been hosting interfaith Iftar for the last six years. This year they decided to go one step further. They will arrange a separate Iftar for Muslims apart from the interfaith Iftar on the 15th of May. The Gurudwara committee has allowed them to offer collective prayer of Maghrib in a hall of the Gurudwara. The experience moved some of the Muslims from India and Pakistan to tears.
Saji Cherian, a Christian Businessman from Kerala, India has been hosting Iftar for 800 Muslim labourers from different countries living in a rented complex in Dubai. Last year, he built a mosque named Marium Umm Issa for these labourers because he saw them hiring cabs to go to the nearest mosque to offer prayer. The Iftar is hosted in an air-conditioned hall and is attended by both labourers and senior officers of different companies.
And Now A Look At What Muslims Are Doing In Ramazan
A Sunni ‘brave heart’ of ISIS carried out a suicide bomb blast in a Shi’ite locality of Baghdad yesterday killing at least 8 innocent people.
A Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up at the Data Darbar shrine in Pakistan killing atleast 11 innocent Muslims in the holy month of Ramazan.
In Afghanistan, the Taliban rejected a truce proposal by the Afghan government during the Ramazan meaning they will kill each other during the holy month. They killed at least 9 people on 2nd day of Ramazan. Taliban assaulted offices of aid groups (non-combatants) in Kabul.
And we claim that Islam is a religion of peace and that we are the best of the nations.
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