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Islam, America and July 4th

Epigraph: “Indeed, Islam rests on the foundation of Tauheed, the oneness of God, oneness of universe and oneness of mankind with liberty and justice. If Quran, the holy book of Muslims can be summed up in one word, it would be justice.” Quote from this article Source: The Huffington Post, July 1, 2011 By Mike Ghouse; […]


Pakistan Court Gives Life Sentences To Men Who Attacked Malala Yousafzai

Epigraph: And there is life for you in the law of retaliation, O men of understanding, that you may enjoy security. (Al Quran 2:180) The Huffington Post  |  By Jade Walker Posted: 04/30/2015 An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan sentenced 10 men to life in prison on Thursday for the 2012 attack on teenage education activist Malala Yousafzai, the BBC […]

A vigil in the University after the brutal murder of the three Muslims

Possible Death Penalty For North Carolina Shooter Craig Hicks Gets Mixed Reaction From Muslims

Religion News Service  |  By Yonat Shimron DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) News that prosecutors plan to seek the death sentence for a man accused of killing three Muslim students in Chapel Hill last month drew a mixed reaction from the local Muslim community. While many activists welcomed the move, the family of Deah Barakat, the University […]

Two sentenced to death for Ahmadi mosque attack in Pakistan, in 2010

Source: LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) today awarded death sentence to two militants for their role in 2010 bomb and gun attack on an Ahmadi worship place in Lahore. The two convicts, Maawia and Abdullah, were handed the sentence on seven counts. Both the militants are members of proscribed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). The horrific attack was […]

Ireland’s lack of action on blasphemy law disappoints atheists and secularists

theguardian: by Henry McDonald  — Atheists have called the Irish government’s failure to put the controversial blasphemy laws up for a vote a betrayal. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images Irish atheists and secularists have accused their government of breaking a promise to call a referendum over the Republic’s controversial blasphemy laws in the lifetime of the […]

human rights

The only constitution the world needs is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Epigraph: All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood. Article 1 of Universal Declaration of Human Rights Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times If the secularists, agnostics, atheists […]


What is Shariah?

Written by Dr. Lutf ur Rehman, Nashville, TN (USA) Allah says in the Holy Quran, “We have set you on a clear path (Shariah) in the matter of religion, so follow it.” (45:19) Indeed Quran provides guiding principles for all aspects of human life. This is the moral code of Islam and this is called […]

Jefferson Memorial in Washington DC.  He was the first US President accused of being a Muslim

Amazon Book Review: Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders

Courtesy of Hanif Koya, California Author: Denise Spellberg Introduction In this original and illuminating book, Denise A. Spellberg reveals a little-known but crucial dimension of the story of American religious freedom—a drama in which Islam played a surprising role. In 1765, eleven years before composing the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson bought a Qur’an. This marked […]


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