Which direction Muslim astronauts should face when praying in space

Which direction Muslim astronauts should face when praying in space

In 2006 a conference was convened to determine which exact direction Muslim astronauts should face when praying in space. The issue remains unresolved “The Qibla (Arabic: قبلة‎, “”direction””), also transliterated as Qiblah, Kiblah, Kıble or Kibla, is the direction that should be faced when a Muslim prays during salah. It is fixed as the direction of the Kaaba in Mecca. Most mosques contain a wall niche, known as mihrab, that indicates the Qiblah. Most multifaith […]

Polio could be eradicated but certain Muslim clerics discourage it

The disease polio could be eradicated but certain Muslim clerics discourage it

The disease polio could be eradicated, but isn’t currently because certain Muslim clerics encourage their patrons not to get vaccinated “Since the development of the vaccine, perhaps the most effective public health measure we have yet devised, only one human disease has been completely eradicated from the world – smallpox. The last case was reported […]

Jews fought side-by-side with Muslim soldiers to defend Jerusalem

Jews fought side-by-side with Muslim soldiers to defend Jerusalem

Jews fought side-by-side with Muslim soldiers to defend Jerusalem against the Crusaders.   Massacre of Jerusalem Jews fought side-by-side with Muslim soldiers to defend Jerusalem against the Crusaders. Saint Louis University Professor Thomas Madden, author of A Concise History of the Crusades, claims the “Jewish Defenders” of the city knew the rules of warfare and […]