Day: January 6, 2012

God’s more than a watchmaker

By Christopher Howse How a misapprehension of the New Atheists has been exploded. I’ve just read a book only because it was reviewed enthusiastically by Sir   Anthony Kenny, the philosopher and former Master of Balliol. What might have   stopped me otherwise was the facetious abuse that often seeps out of […]

Persecution of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community – New website launched

source:   Introduction  Introduction to Section PERSECUTION ARCHIVES and Index This section contains a Chronology of important events that involved persecution, a sub-section of facts and figures in a tabulated form, a file of official documents relevant to persecution, a repository of other important documents and another one of […]

Discussion on blasphemy stifled in Punjab Assembly

Source: Express Tribune: Women chant slogans in favour of late Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer’s assassin, Mumtaz Qadri during a Sunni Tehrik rally in Islamabad on January 4. PHOTO: ZAFAR ASLAM/EXPRESS LAHORE: Days after religious groups protested in Lahore against the death sentence awarded to former Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer’s murder Mumtaz […]

U.S. Economy Gains Steam as 200,000 Jobs Are Added United States added 200,000 new jobs last month, the Labor Department said Friday, a robust figure indicating that the economic recovery may finally be building up a head of steam. The nation’s unemployment rate fell to 8.5 percent in December, from a revised 8.7 percent in November, the government […]

Violent clash in Karachi: Live updates

The Muslim Times’ Editor for Pakistan Credit: Xpress Tribune Published: January 6, 2012   Video URL v below KARACHI: A rally of protestors led by the People’s Aman Committee has been stopped near Shaheen Complex, to proceed further on Friday, Express News reported. A heavy contingent of law enforcers has been deployed to […]

Israeli court upholds contentious ‘Naqba’ law

JERUSALEM — Israeli human rights groups said Thursday that the country’s Supreme Court had rejected their petition to overturn a contentious law penalising Arab mourning of the Jewish state’s founding. The Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) and Israeli Arab rights organisation Adalah said in a statement that the […]

Jimmy Carter: the Role Played by Faith

Jimmy Carter Interview:  Real Story behind Egypt Israeli Peace Deal Jimmy Carter is the 39th president of the United States, founder of the Carter Center and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. He has authored many books, the most recent being “Through the Year with Jimmy Carter: 366 Daily Meditations […]