Day: August 13, 2011

Excerpts from the writings of the Promised Messiah: About the Holy Quran

  Hadhrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad Qadiani (1835-1908) Founder of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community The Promised Messiah and Imam Mahdi INFINITE TREASURES OF THE HOLY QURAN AND SCIENCE قُل لَّوْ كَانَ الْبَحْرُ مِدَاداً لِّكَلِمَاتِ رَبِّي لَنَفِدَ الْبَحْرُ قَبْلَ أَن تَنفَدَ كَلِمَاتُ رَبِّي وَلَوْ جِئْنَا بِمِثْلِهِ مَدَداً Say, ‘If every ocean becomes ink for […]

Ramadan Mesaharati

By RIMA AL-MUKHTAR, RIMA.ALMUKHTAR@ARABNEWS.COM Mesaharati is a 30-day job created especially for Ramadan that requires a man with a special drum to go around his neighborhood early in the morning to wake up people to eat suhoor (starting of the fast meal) before Fajr prayer, signifying the start of the […]

Naked speculation

Editorial: ARABNEWS How in the real world can anyone sell something that they do not already own? The decision by France, Italy, Spain and Belgium to impose a ban on the short selling of shares will be approved by many well beyond the confines of those particular four countries. Indeed, […]

Blogging in Ramazan

Source: Excerpt from Dawn By Asif Akhtar …All I have set out to do today is simply point out a blatant contradiction that seems to go unnoticed in our exceedingly self-righteous society: Why does blogging go reprimanded in Ramazan? Here we have a practice that is completely unacceptable and goes against every […]