Day: July 6, 2011

Hindus protest Muslim prayers at public schools

TORONTO – Hindus from across Toronto plan to protest outside a North York middle school until a controversial Friday prayer session for 400 Muslim students is stopped. The Canadian Hindu Advocacy is one of a number of Toronto-area groups who are opposed to the 30- to 40-minute services that occurred in the cafeteria […]

Indonesia gets taste of Chinese culture

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Chinese art, dance, movies and music are expected to charm Indonesians in an event called “Experience China”, which kicked off on Tuesday in the capital of the Southeast Asian nation. Organized by China’s State Council Information Office, the event will be held throughout July in the cities […]

Amazing Israel

In 2007, New York City-based David Kaufman named Tel Aviv, your disembarkation point in Israel by air, the “Mediterranean’s New Capital of Cool”, testament to its growing popularity in a country with an amazing number of attractions considering it’s only the size of Wales. The city has nine districts, the […]

The true understanding of Islam: A keynote address of His Holiness, the worldwide leader of the Ahmadiyya Community

His Holiness, Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, the worldwide Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community delivered his keynote address to the German and Foreign guests, at the Annual Convention on Saturday 25th June, 2011. His Holiness elaborated different subjects such as, loyalty to the country, separation of religion and state, terrorism, […]

Cameron: Future role possible for Taliban

British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that Afghanistan’s Taliban – currently fighting against British troops and other international coalition forces – could play a future role in the government of the country. Western leaders have previously said they are negotiating with the Taliban in an attempt to forge a […]

‘Osama and Obama bad, Qadri good’: Murderer has been rewarded by clerics and titled as ‘Hero’

Barelvi scholars have condemned both Osama bin Laden and the United States as “killers of thousands of Muslims”, while demanding the release of the “heroic” Mumtaz Hussan Qadri, the self-confessed killer of Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer. Speaking at the annual degree awarding ceremony at Aiwan-i-Iqbal for 40 religious scholars on Saturday night, Idara Sirat-i-Mustaqeem head Dr […]

Saudi efforts for good Iran relations continue

By SULTAN AL-TAMIMI | ARAB NEWS JEDDAH: The Kingdom’s bilateral dialogue with Iran will continue, Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal said at a joint press conference with his British counterpart William Hague in Jeddah on Tuesday. “I met with Iran’s former Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki in Tehran and the next […]