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    Top 10 Things You Should Know About Islam

    You may be surprised by some of these basic facts about Muslims and Islam. Check out our list to test your knowledge.

    1. 15% of Muslims are Arabs. (1.6 billion Muslims in the world)

    2. The largest percentage of Muslims live in Asia.

    3. Most Muslim women actually prefer the hijab. (provide status and discourage people to view them as sex objects)

    4. There are five "Pillars of Islam" that Muslims follow

    5. Most Muslims are just as worried about Islamic extremism as the Western World.

    6. More than 50% of Muslims said that the 9/11 attacks were unjustified.

    7. Being Transgender is not looked down upon by most Muslim countries

    8. Islam has something equivalent to the Golden Rule

    9. In the five daily prayers, Muslims face the Kaaba in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

    10. The word "jihad" does not mean "holy war"