Archive | February 13, 2014

UNICEF Ambassador Beckham gives cheer in Philippines typhoon zone

TACLOBAN: Football superstar David Beckhamvisited the Philippines on Thursday to give comfort to survivors of the Asian country’s deadliest ever typhoon — although not everyone was sure of his identity. Hundreds of survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan rushed out of their tent shelters to welcome the global celebrity, who is nevertheless unfamiliar to many citizens of the Philippines, […]

EU Parliament president Martin Schulz, left, meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah in this Feb. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

European Parliament president’s water remarks irks Israel

  JERUSALEM: Israeli newspapers bristled Thursday after the European Parliament president criticized the Gaza Strip blockade and suggested that Israelis received four times more water than Palestinians. The spat erupted Wednesday after the far-right Jewish Home party stormed out of Parliament in protest during a speech by Martin Schulz, and it made the front pages […]

How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From Each Other

Business Insider: by Walter Hickey —   Everyone knows that Americans don’t exactly agree on pronunciations.  Regional accents are a major part of what makes American English so interesting as a dialect. Joshua Katz, a Ph. D student in statistics at North Carolina State University, just published a group of awesome visualizations of Professor Bert Vaux and Scott […]

The Bloody History Of Saint Valentine: The Martyred Roman Priest Who Officiated Marriages

The real history of Valentine’s Day is not comprised of roses, chocolates and pretty cards. Instead, crime, imprisonment and execution are at the genesis of our modern day love fest, dating back to the man whose martyrdom may have inspired the holiday. There were reportedly three early Christian saints named Valentine, but the one the […]

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community starts Tabligh Activity in Croatia

By Zubair Khan Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Germany has also been entrusted almost two dozen neighbouring countries to spread the message of real Islam. All the activities in these countries are administered and monitored by Amir of Germany through national shoba tabligh. In Balkan area Croatia is also included in the entrusted countries. By the blessings of Allah, Ahmadiyya […]


Will Saudi Arabia Destroy Islam’s Greatest Heritage?

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Crawley: Ahmadiyya Muslim leader says suspected British suicide bomber Abdul Waheed Majid was a “role model” to younger Muslims

Source: THE man suspected of carrying out a suicide bombing in Syria last week “attempted to disrupt” a Crawley Muslim group’s peace initiatives and was a “role model” to younger Muslims. Counter terrorism officers have today (Wednesday) been searching the home of Abdul Waheed Majid in Martyrs Avenue, Langley Green, in connection with the suicide […]

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Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, UK, hosts “Conference of World Religions”

Source: | Shahina Bashir As unrest and violence cover much of the world today, it is a welcome gesture shown by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of bringing together faith leaders to address the issue of how to garner peace in the world. On February 11, 2014, the Conference of World Religionswas held at the Guildhall, London, UK. The conference which was […]

eDigest: Is There Coercion in Islam and Christianity?

Epigraph: There should be no compulsion in religion. Surely, right has become distinct from wrong; so whosoever refuses to be led by those who transgress, and believes in Allah, has surely grasped a strong handle which knows no breaking. And Allah is All-Hearing, All-Knowing. (Al Quran 2:257) Lead post written and collected by Zia Shah MD, Chief Editor of the […]


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