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Quran 9:123 - 'Fight Those Of The Unbelievers Who Are Near To You...'

Quran 9:123 – “O you who believe! fight those of the unbelievers who are near to you and let them find in you hardness.”

Commentary on the Quran, Tanwîr al-Miqbâs min Tafsîr Ibn ‘Abbâs mentions (below) that the above verse was revealed in order to fight the enemy, Banu Qurayza, a Jewish tribe who lived in Medina. 346 more words

Islam

Dictionary Project, Volume X: Arabia

The Dictionary Project is a post-a-day exploration of The Century Dictionary and Cylopedia, a twelve-volume set printed in New York in 1901. The Project runs from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015, and matches volume numbers to calendar months. 244 more words

Dictionary Project

''Nothing can save it'' (The Arkadian Prince Ep. 1)

‘’F
ather, is there anything we can do now?’’, prince Rakesh asked his father, as the once majestic kingdon of Arkadia was being conquered by the legion of cyclops soldiers commanded by emperor Zanror. 888 more words

Fiction

U.S., Saudi Arabia Conduct Airstrikes Against ISIL In Syria

By US Department of Defense on Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

U.S. and Saudi Arabian military forces conducted eight airstrikes on Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant targets in Syria yesterday and today, U.S. 118 more words

Defence Talk