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Jihad, in the news, is often translated to mean “Holy War”. But “Holy” and “war” are both English words with Latin origins, so it probably doesn’t mean exactly that. According to Google Translate, the individual words exist separately in Arabic. So, what is Jihad? Does it refer to a set of conflicts, like how the

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There is a common misconception among many Muslims and non-Muslims that the Islamic concept of jihad somehow accommodates ideas such as terrorism or aggression against innocents. The word “jihad” is an Arabic word used in the Qur’an and used in the Sunnah. And to understand the concept of jihad, it is critical to look at

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