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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". The largest denomination of Islam are Sunni Muslims who constitute 85-90% of the total Muslim population, followed by the Shia who make up most of remaining Muslims.

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This year's annual pilgrimage to the Ghriba synagogue on the island of Djerba off the coast of Tunisia, where Jews ask a saint to grant wishes, coincides with..
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A thumping election win for India's Hindu nationalist party on Thursday has instilled a sense of resignation among Muslims, some of whom are now willing to..
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A Sri Lankan hardline Buddhist monk who is accused of inciting violence against ethnic minority Muslims and was convicted of contempt of court walked free from..
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Parents are accused of sending or trying to send money to Jack Letts after he went to Syria The parents of a Muslim convert suspected of joining Islamic State..
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A Hindu ascetic accused of plotting a bomb attack on Muslims in India defeated an opposition strongman by a big margin on Thursday as her ruling Hindu..
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Across the country, hate speech and religious-based bullying are on the rise in K-12 schools. In this episode, CBS Religion & Culture explores the ways in which..
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Across the country, hate speech and religious-based bullying are on the rise in K-12 schools. In this episode, CBS Religion & Culture explores the ways in which..
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HDFC faced a backlash on social media on Wednesday after it said it would take “appropriate” action against one of its employees for posting “divisive and..
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The Trump administration could put restrictions on Hikvision to address trade and human rights issues linked to China’s technology exports and repression of..
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Muslims in Nayabans, an unremarkable village in northern India, say they remember a time when their children played with Hindu youths, and people from either..
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“Five minutes. Do nothing. Let things happen.” This is what Bheru Lal believes Narendra Modi said after a train was burnt down in Godhra in 2002, allowing..
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Representatives André Carson, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, all Muslims, hosted an iftar meal on Monday night at the Capitol Visitor Center.
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A Hindu temple on a disputed site, life in jail for killing cows and ending the autonomy of India's only Muslim-majority state are some demands Hindu groups plan..
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MP tells leader of campaign against Anderton Park Primary that protesters are damaging reputation of Birmingham's 'peaceful and loving' Muslim community.
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Australian lawmaker Fraser Anning, who blamed Muslims after a white supremacist did the New Zealand mosque shootings, has been voted out of office.
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The stories of three pioneers who defied societal norms by converting to Islam.
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Voting for seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi was held on May 12 with the capital recording a voter turnout of 60%.
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CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi pardoned 560 prisoners, including a prominent journalist and several women. The pardons, announced in the..
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For nearly a decade, Pragya Thakur was known mostly as the saffron-clad Hindu ascetic shuttling in and out of Indian courts, flanked by police, facing charges..
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BHOPAL, India (Reuters) - For nearly a decade, Pragya Thakur was known mostly as the saffron-clad Hindu ascetic shuttling in and out of Indian courts, flanked by..
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Ahmadiyya Muslims across the country will open their mosques to neighbors of all backgrounds Saturday, featuring Ramadan traditions and conversations.
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China has called on Turkey to support its fight against militants operating in China's restive far western region of Xinjiang, following criticism from Turkey..
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As the election campaign wraps up, Australia’s Muslim community is marking the holy month of Ramadan - fasting during the day and feasting at night.
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The organization representing Austria's Muslims said on Thursday it would ask the Constitutional Court to reverse a ban on headscarves in primary schools a day..
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The government has rejected a proposed definition of Islamophobia, prompting accusations that it "not serious about the safety and security of British Muslims".
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Increasing crimes against Muslims in India has led to fears that the country is becoming intolerant.
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The Eurovision Song Contest has found few fans in a famous mosque in the Israeli host city, where worshippers have complained that the gaudy festivities are..
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Bangladesh police have clashed with suspected people smugglers sending Rohingya Muslim refugees to Malaysia, killing two of the traffickers, a police official..
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