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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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Saudi Arabia on Thursday defended signing a letter along with 36 other countries in support of China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, where the..
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Allowing the mediation panel to continue negotiations till July 31 to resolve the dispute over ownership of the 2.77-acre Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land, the..
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Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough, U.N...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday called China's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority the "stain of the century" and accused Beijing of..
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Naqvi said the minorities meant six centrally notified minority communities-- Jain, Buddhist, Sikh, Parsi, Muslim and Christian and not Muslims alone.
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Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough, U.N...
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India will identify and deport illegal immigrants from across the country, the interior minister said on Wednesday, stepping up a campaign that critics say could..
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Just four months after the Christchurch massacre, an Australian Jewish delegation has joined others in visiting the mosques where 51 Muslim worshippers lost..
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It has been eight years since Baroness Warsi declared that Islamophobia had “passed the dinner table test” in Britain. Sadly, anti-Muslim prejudice remains a..
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Two Rohingyas have been arrested from near the India-Bangladesh international border in Tripura, police said Tuesday. Acting on a tip-off, the police arrested..
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Leaders of New Zealand’s Muslim and Jewish communities will be present at a ceremony on Wednesday in Christchurch.
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Victoria's County Court will decide whether extremist Blair Cottrell can appeal his conviction for inciting hatred, contempt and ridicule of Muslims.
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"I feel minority communities have not received the representation in proportion to their population. There is only one person in the party's Strategic..
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The cleric had said that he was forced to say Jai Shri Ram and the attackers even threatened to kill him.
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"In the Muslim religion, you know that people keep 50 wives and give birth to 1050 children. This is not a tradition but an animalistic tendency. In society,..
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Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne has committed to pursuing China over its arbitrary mass detention of more than one million Muslim Uighurs.
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A minister in the UK's Shadow Cabinet has slammed India over the violent attacks on Muslims and called on the British government to look into and respond to the..
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The Buddhist abbot is sitting cross-legged in his monastery, fulminating against the evils of Islam, when a petrol bomb explodes within earshot. But the abbot,..
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Pair reportedly tried to have three men removed from plane
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As the woman herself has explained, the decision to marry her cousin was forced upon her by her family when they all were on vacation in Pakistan back when she..
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A Muslim man was allegedly attacked by a group of people at a village near here for uploading a picture of himself consuming beef soup, police said Friday.
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Young Muslim women are turning to social media to challenge stereotypes of oppression.
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A new study has found migrants from Muslim backgrounds in Australia are still facing significant barriers to employment, despite having good English language..
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Sri Lankan prosecutors said on Thursday tests would be needed to establish whether a Muslim doctor had sterilized Buddhist patients, while there was no evidence..
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Diplomatic fallout over journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder appears to be slowing the flow of high-rolling Saudis to Turkey, as calls grow within the oil-rich..
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China said on Thursday its treatment of ethnic Muslims in "happy" and "secure" Xinjiang region was a model for other nations to follow despite a bombardment of..
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A new study has found migrants from Muslim backgrounds in Australia are still facing significant barriers to employment, despite having good English language..
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Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern that monsoon floods could threaten the lives of Rohingya refugees in sprawling camps in..
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Singapore authorities said Wednesday they had arrested a group of Myanmar nationals accused of rallying support for armed violence against the Myanmar..
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China has been urged to stop its mass detention of Uighur Muslims by 22 members of the United Nations Human Rights Council in the first such joint move on the..
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Activists accuse China of holding one million people - mostly Uighur Muslims - in detention camps.
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Ambassadors voice concerns over unlawful detention in 'large-scale places of detention, as well as widespread surveillance and restrictions'
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Pakistan came for heavy criticism from Al Qaeda chief.
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