Day: February 12, 2012

Veil and its Unfair Opposition!

By Anisa Tahira Masood, Toronto Recently I went through a news in a local Urdu newspaper in Toronto that certain people, who declare themselves the flag bearer of so called “Free Thinking” group, and  consider them selves to be liberators of the oppressed, will serve the Muslim ladies by proposing […]

Two Ahmadis shot dead in Umerkot

HYDERABAD: Two men identified as Ahmadis were shot dead outside their place of worship in Kunri taluka of Umerkot district on Saturday by a security guard belonging to their own community. According to the first information report (FIR), Fakhruddin, 45, and Maqsood Ahmed, 28, died on the spot while Rafique […]

The Very Poor in USA

By Fareed Zakaria, CNN Remember Mitt Romney’s infamous “poor” comment? If not, here it is again: “I’m not concerned about the very poor. We have a safety net there. If it needs repair, I’ll fix it. I’m not concerned about the very rich; they’re doing just fine. I’m concerned about the […]

Palestinian Textbooks debate: Do they Teach Hatred

If words like ‘kill a jew’, ‘Israel hamas’, ‘electronic intifada’, ‘counter terrorism’, ‘Palestinian terrorism’, pictures of gunmen in  and all sorts of misinformation about either Palestinians or Israelis are coming to mind then here is an article worth reading. Apologists for Israel’s continued occupation and control over Palestinian lives have […]

Govt should break away from Pak-US partnership, says Hafiz Saeed

The Muslim Times’ Editor for Pakistan Credit: Xpress Tribune By Web Desk / Saba Imtiaz Published: February 12, 2012  KARACHI: Difa-e-Pakistan Council (DPC)’s Karachi rally, being organised with the support of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), began today (Sunday) at the Quaid’s mausoleum where several religious and political leaders are giving speeches, reported Express News.JI chief Munnawar Hassan, […]

The Telephone Call To Hell

In order to develop friendly relationship between the two countries, Atal Behari Vajpayee and Pervez Musharraf decided to visit each other’s country regularly. The first visit was by Vajpayee to Pakistan. There Musharraf showed him Pakistan’s modern telecommunication systems. It was so good that Vajpayee made a call to the […]

Romney, in comeback, has narrow Maine caucus win – Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney grabbed back some momentum after midweek losses in three states, scoring a narrow win in Maine’s caucuses on Saturday, hours after winning a straw poll of Republican conservative activists. Results of Maine’s non-binding straw poll showed the former Massachusetts governor with 39 percent […]

The Syrian opposition’s great mistake

By GWYNNE DYER ARABNEWS Published: Feb 12, 2012 AS THE Syrian opposition abandons non-violent protest for armed resistance, many people think this means that President Bashar Assad and his Baathist regime are in even deeper trouble than before. On the contrary, it means that Assad and the Baathists are winning. […]