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1 DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TERRORISM AND JIHAD. JIHAD:- The word Jihad derived from the Arabic word Jahada which means to strive or struggle. In a religious context it means to strive spiritually and physically. Jihad can also be defined as a struggle for improvement. Jihad is an Islamic term used to describe one’s duty towards Islam. Jihad is a pillar of Islam and it tells how to fight against those who intrude your country or who annoy you in one way or the other. There is discrimination between Jihad and terrorism which need to be clarified to save the true picture of Islam. Jihad is one of teaching of Islam. Jihad orders Muslims to fight for right things, to fight for the sake of Islam, don't harm others until and unless they harm your religion, Jihad orders Muslims to fight only for the sake of your religion, or to save your other Muslim brother's life. Jihad doesn't mean to hurt someone, to hurt someone or take revenge without any reason.
2 TERRORISM:- The word terrorism derived from the word terror. Terror is a great fear which is created by cruel person or circumstances. Terrorism can be defined as a criminal act that influences the people beyond the immediate victim. Terrorism is to spread threat and terror in somebody's own or somebody else's land. It is to scare and kill people. It is to damage their property. It is all about destruction and depletion. Terrorism is the act of trying

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