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BBC site gives an overview of Islam, its history, customs, beliefs, worship and holy days, ethics, rites and rituals, with some comparisons between countries.
Islam guide: A brief illustrated guide to understanding Islam, Muslims, and the Quran
This Islamic guide is for non-Muslims who would like to understand Islam, Muslims (Moslems), and the Holy Quran (Koran). Chapter 3 has general information on Islam and its basic beliefs.
Islam facts for kids
Islam (Arabic: الإسلام, Al-Islam) is a religion that believes in one god. In Islam, Allah is always Allah, which is the Arabic word for 'the god' or 'the deity'. Therefore the Qur'an is named The Criterion, the criterion between right and wrong, good and evil.
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