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Islam
Millions of Muslims make the pilgrimage to Mecca each year.
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Islam is a religion based on the belief in one God that began in the 7th century after Christ. An Arab, called Muhammed founded it. It quickly spread throughout the Middle East and Northern Africa through the conquest of Muslim armies. Today there are millions of Muslims around the world.

Muhammad

Quran

History of Islam

Islamic beliefs

Islamic view of God

The Islamic creed (known as the shahādah) is the declaration of belief in the unity of God and the prophethood of Muhammad. Its recitation is considered one of the Five Pillars of Islam. When sincerely stated aloud, one is considered to have officially declared oneself a convert to Islam.

Prayer in Islam

In Islam, there are five daily obligatory prayers for all Muslims. Many Muslims find salat the most important part of their faith.

Fasting in Islam

The Haaj

Islamic view of Jesus

Women in Islam

Jihad

Divisions in Islam

Sunni

Shi'a

Islamic Law

Islam Today

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