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Small issue on "Allahu akbar"

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Submitted by Johari Lanng (Australia), Jul 17, 2002 at 04:14

"They pronounce the militant Islamic war-cry, Allahu akbar ("God is great.") They must even adopt Muslim mannerisms: "Try a typical Muslim gesture where the right hand moves solemnly... across the heart to express sincerity."

Just a small issue here: Allahu akbar is not simply a militant Islamic war cry. It is a basic principle in Islam to announce that God is great. It is used in many non-combat situations also.
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