Zaid Alsalami, Shaykh Dr Zaid Alsalami is an Iraqi born scholar, raised in Australia. He obtained a BA from Al-Mustafa University, Qom, and an MA from the Islamic College in London. He also obtained a PhD from... Answered 1 year ago

Bismihi ta'ala

This particular verse and other verses have always been targeted for the purpose of accusing Islam as being violent and ordering Muslims to kill disbelievers. 

I have an online lecture I delivered a few years ago, addressing this verse, and in shaa Allah it will benefit you in giving a comprehensive answer to this question: