Day: October 2, 2011

House Is Gone but Debt Lives On

Source / Courtesy: Wall Street Journal LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.—Joseph Reilly lost his vacation home here last year when he was out of work and stopped paying his mortgage. The bank took the house and sold it. Mr. Reilly thought that was the end of it. In June, he learned otherwise. […]

Switzerland sends election supplies to Tunisia

Switzerland has donated 12,000 ballot boxes to Tunisia to help the North African country conduct constituent assembly elections later this month. The Tunisian elections will coincide with Switzerland’s parliamentary elections on October 23. These will be Tunisia’s first free elections since the fall of ousted president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali […]

Martial Arts And The Journey To Islam

A close friend introduced me to the idea that practicing martial arts has the potential to assist a Muslim in achieving a higher spiritual connection with God. Since I had always associated martial arts with Asian culture and Eastern religions such as Zen Buddhism, the connection with Islam did not […]

Global Islamic group rising in Asia

(AP) JAKARTA, Indonesia — The chanting crowd at the radical Muslim protest in Indonesia stood out for its normalcy: smartly dressed businessmen, engineers, lawyers, smiling mothers, scampering children. At a time when al-Qaida seems to be faltering, the recruitment of such an educated, somewhat mainstream following is raising fears that […]

Rabbani killer was Pakistani: Karzai’s office

Source/Credit: Dawn KABUL: The killer of Afghan peace envoy Burhanuddin Rabbani was Pakistani, a statement from Afghanistan’s presidential palace said Sunday, quoting investigators. Evidence shows that Rabbani’s death last month “was plotted in Quetta and the person who carried out the suicide attack against Rabbani was a citizen of Pakistan,” the […]

“I Will Cause Thy Message to Reach the Corners of the Earth”: Scandinavia’s largest mosque opened by Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

Source / Courtesy: Press Release by Ahmadiyya Muslim Community: The world Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat, Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad officially inaugurated the Baitul Nasr mosque in Oslo on Friday, 30 September 2011. The mosque is Scandinavia’s largest and has a capacity of 4,500 worshippers. Visible from a great distance, the mosque has already […]

Karzai trapped in no-man’s land

source: asisa times on line Afghan President Hamid Karzai has come out fighting after Burhanuddin Rabbani’s assassination, painting the Taliban as a Pakistani proxy. However, the death of the Afghan High Peace Council’s chief has stranded Karzai in isolation as the insurgents, the United States and erstwhile Northern Alliance allies […]

Sunni Tehreek rejects capital punishment to Mumtaz Qadri

source: dawn .com Karachi: Representative Sunni Tehreek Muhammad Shahid Ghuori has strongly criticised verdict of capital punishment to Mumtaz Hussain Qadri and termed it as un-Islamic. He was addressing to a large gathering protesting in front of Karachi Press Club on Saturday. He said that if the government does not implement the laws of blasphemy then […]

“I Will Cause Thy Message to Reach the Corners of the Earth”: Ahmadiyya Bait-un-Nasr Mosque Opens in Norway

Source/Credit:  / 29 September 2011 / By: Inger Anne Olsen – Commentator in Aftenposten / Translation by Google Bait-un-Nasr mosque in Furuset to be the seat of the Norwegian 1500 ahmadiyyaer – probably the country’s most oppressed Muslim community. Photo: Erlend Aas / SCANPIX Tomorrow opens the largest mosque in Furuset in Oslo. It is an example of how easy […]