Asia

Islam in China

January 2009 Fazal Ahmad – UK A lot of global political attention in recent years has been on China as it emerges as a heavyweight in the global economy. Mention is often made of its Muslim minorities in the West of China and their push for independence, but not many […]

Knesset suspends three Arab lawmakers

Knesset suspends three Arab lawmakers PNN/ Jerusalem/ Reuters said that three Arab lawmakers were suspended on Monday from speaking in parliament as punishment for supporting families of Palestinian assailants killed by Israeli forces after “attacks.” The Knesset “Ethics Committee” ruled that Balad party members Hanin Zoabi and Basel Ghattas would be barred […]

Silencing critics of Israel

Feb 08,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – James J. Zogby Israel does not accept criticism. In fact, whether from friend or foe, even mild criticism is viewed as an existential threat that prompts Israeli officials to unleash a torrent of abuse in an effort to silence and/or punish critics. And given the […]

Jordan’s welfare benefits the world

Feb 07,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – EDITORIAL His Majesty King Abdullah’s address at the recently held “Supporting Syria and the Region Conference” in London underscored the urgent need to adopt a new approach in dealing with the protracted Syrian crisis, as “we are confronted with what is arguably the worst, […]

Bangladesh: Ahmadiyya convention ends

City Desk      The Daily Star The three-day 92nd annual convention of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, Bangladesh ended peacefully at its National Headquarters in the capital’s Bakshibazar yesterday with a message of serving people irrespective of religion, race or creed. The concluding address was delivered by Mirza Masroor Ahmad, the […]

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