Read your Quran and Hadith more closely, Mr. Salim.
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Submitted by Steven Buckley (United Kingdom), Jan 31, 2013 17:25
Mr. Salim describes Muhammad as "the greatest of His prophets." I suggest Mr. Salim read his Quran a little more closely, and he may have to change his mind:
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