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Better Turkey Than Saudi Arabia

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Submitted by GWK (United States), May 21, 2008 at 21:50

Turkey is the better interpreter of Islam than Saudi Arabia. But in any case, the risks are still great.

In all honesty, I doubt that the receiver of surah was entirely holy. Here is one of his wives' note:

`A´isha Bint Abu Bakr was Prophet Muhammad's third wife. `A´isha herself narrated, "The Messenger of God married me in Shawwal in the tenth year after of his prophet hood, three years before the Migration as I was six years old. I was nine years old when he consummated the marriage with me."

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