Day: March 15, 2012

Youth group hosts Islam info session

Source: Essex Free Press – Members of the Windsor branch of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association hosted an open house at the Essex Public Library on Saturday afternoon to inform interested area residents about Islam through a Holy Quran exhibition. Ayoun Basharat, one of the youth association members, said that […]

Celebrating peace and togetherness

Source: Times Herald – On Saturday, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association of Canada’s Holy Qur’an open house stopped at Moose Jaw Public Library to spread a message of peace and togetherness. Organizers of the travelling event — which is currently venturing across the Prairies with the modus operandi of dispelling […]

A first–Islamic fashion staged in Manila

Islamic fashion is no oxymoron. As the recent Islamic Fashion Festival (IFF) staged in Manila showed, there’s more to Muslim dressing than the traditional abaya, chador and even burka. The collections of seven designers, including the Philippines’ JC Buendia, Jun Escario and Veejay Floresca, were noteworthy for their wearability, craftsmanship, […]

5 Insights From the World’s Religions

Too often we see media reports about the violence and intolerance that religious fundamentalism engenders. Religion is used to justify terrorism, to discriminate against those who are different and to resist scientific advancement inherent in our modern lives. Religion can reinforce tribal mentalities. Some identify with their faiths as if […]

Salamworld wants to be Muslim Facebook

In the Islamic world, rumours have been circulating for some time: a Muslim version of Facebook is coming. It is called Salamworld.com and is due to be launched during the Ramadan at the end of June. Its makers say, the site will uphold ‘family values’. Nevertheless, Salamworld will make money, […]

A Young German Ahmadi Honoured!

Credit: Wasim Ahmad Butt. By Zubair Khan   Mamdouh Ahmed Butt with German Chancellor Chancellor Angela Merkel. When ever any Ahmadi achieves any distinction it gives immense pleasure to whole of the Jamaat. Mention of such achievements by Ahamdies pave the ways for others to follow the same path.  By […]

Germany Trying to Cut Publishers In on Web Profits

  Source: NY Times.   PARIS — In a move aimed at helping newspapers generate new revenue from struggling online operations, the German government intends to require search engines and other Internet companies to pay publishers whose content they highlight. The German governing coalition, led by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic […]

Muslim group touring to promote peace

Source: The News Review – The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association of Canada (AMYA) knows that many people have misconceptions about their people and their religion. In response, they hope to reach people and educate them, promoting peace, condemning terrorism and dispelling myths. The group recently held an open house at […]