Day: August 20, 2012

Obama threatens to attack Syria

RT: US President Barack Obama has a stern warning for the country of Syria. In an address made early Monday, the commander-in-chief confirmed that he has not ruled out an offensive strike on Bashar al-Assad and his regime. Speaking from the White House, President Obama said that if Syria is […]

Idul Fitri, trust and diversity

The Jakarta Post: The spirit of Idul Fitri encourages Muslims to renew their relationships with relatives. They are enthusiastic about visiting parents, siblings, friends and neighbors. Idul Fitri is believed to be a day when God Allah will erase all sins, as long as Muslims express repentance and ask for […]

Eid promotes the spirit of sacrifice

Source: Jagran Qadian, Gurdaspur Today, the holy festival of eid is being celebrated across India with great fervor and religiosity. Literal meaning of Eid stands for ‘Happiniess’. Muslims celebrate Eid twice every year. One to which we refer as ‘Sewaiya wali Eid’ and the second one is known as Eid […]

Eid celebrated with great fervor in Haryana

Rohtak, Haryana The festival of Eid was celebrated in the city with great enthusiasm. Muslim brothers and members of other social organizations greeted each other by rubbing shoulders with each other. The process of distribution of eidi ensued. Muslim brothers offered their prayers at Lal Mosque, Noorani Mosque and Sheesha […]

Wanted: better bridges between science and aid efforts

Imogen Mathers 17 August 2012 | EN Science and new technologies underpin many humanitarian products SunFire Solutions Aid innovators are calling for more interaction with research and development communities, ahead of World Humanitarian Day, reports Imogen Mathers. [LONDON] In the aftermath of the devastating bomb attack on the UN’s Baghdad […]