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Did Hitler use a verse from the Quran in one of his speeches?

The original Arabic seems to be from Surah 54,1 Al-Qamar: The Hour has come near, and the moon has split [in two]. __Translation into English from Quran.com What that sentence alone might mean ...
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Are Muslims allowed to deceive non-Muslims through a practice called Taqiyya?

Are Muslims allowed to deceive non-muslims through a practice called Taqiyya? Wikipedia says, In Islam, taqiyya تقية (alternative spellings taqiyeh, taqiya, taqiyah, tuqyah) is a form of religious ...
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Is there a place in the world where two oceans meet and they don't mix?

To answer your question, "Is there a place in the world where two oceans meet and they don't mix?" No, the water mixes it just isn't instantaneous. Saline, temperature differences, and pollutants can ...
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Do Qur'an verse counts correspond to the moon landing date and take-off time from the surface of moon?

Indeed, one can verify that the number of verses counted excluding the first one are exactly 1389. You can verify this using any online quran. Also, the year 1389 in islamic calendar happens to be ...
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Did the Quran predict the speed of light?

The most straight-up reading of the passage suggests nothing about a speed of travel through space. If anything, it seems to be another rendition of the common idea that "divine time" is ...
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Does the Quran advise men to beat their wives if they disobey them?

According to Wife Battery in Islam: Comprehensive Understanding of Interpretations Violence Against Women Volume 13 Number 5 May 2007 pages 516-526. It is possible to classify the understanding of ...
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Did the Qur'an predict the defeat of the Persians at the Battle of Issus?

The challenge was that the victory will be 3 to 9 years later. The word in English "soon" doesn't have this meaning but in Arabic it does بِضْعِ سِنِينَ This is a fact that is approved by Arabic ...
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Does the Quran say in its verse 4:89 that "Those who reject Islam must be killed"?

The are many translations of the verse, but that is not a reasonable one. Instead: They wish you would disbelieve as they disbelieved so you would be alike. So do not take from among them allies ...
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Did the Quran predict the speed of light?

The question explicitly stated "geocentric frame", so all answers using "sidereal" measurements of months, days, and years for this question are pointless. Using synodic ...
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