Russian TV: Moscow city authorities are about to announce the allocation of plots of land for three new mosques in the city, but ethnic Russian nationalists have voiced their protests […]
Safeguarding the will of the people: Denying Pakistani Ahmadi Muslims Right to Vote: A Real Test for Fakhruddin Ibrahim?
Daily Times: by Mohammad Ahmad: If there are Muslims elected to the US Congress or the UK House of Commons, why cannot a Christian or a Hindu be elected to a general seat in our assemblies? Elections are a representation of the will of the people and form the basis […]
Dawn: WASHINGTON: One of the major tasks of Jonathan Pollard, an Israeli spy in the United States, was to collect information about Pakistan’s nuclear programme, shows a document released this week. Between 1984 and 1985, Mr Pollard passed on to his Israeli handlers several sets of official US documents about […]
Source: TOI WASHINGTON: Christians are the world’s biggest religious group, numbering some 2.2 billion people, according to a study released on Tuesday by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. Pew assembled data on the size and geographic distribution of eight major religious groups, including non-believers. It found that […]
Source: ET LAHORE: Just this year, nine places of worship have been damaged, destroyed or vandalised in Pakistan. This includes five churches and three Hindu temples. Part of a disturbing trend in violence against minorities in the country, at least 27 places of worship of religious minorities have been vandalised in […]
Tuesday, 18 December 2012 Muslim Council of Britain said the gay marriage law should provide the same exemptions to all religions The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB), with more than 500 affiliated mosques, charities and schools, said it was “appalled” by “utterly discriminatory” legislation on gay marriage set out by […]
Source: Leister Mercury Ahmadiyya Muslim Community wishes all the people of Leicestershire and Rutland a merry Christmas and happy new year. Although we may not put up stockings and Christmas lights in our houses during the holiday season, make no mistake, as members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, we celebrate […]
Aljazeera: Our online community requested that we cover the largely underreported struggles of the Ahmaddiya community. Discussion on Ahmadiyya starts at 11:40 minutes into the programme. Controversy surrounds the Ahmadiyya community […]
“Did We Just Kill a Kid?”: Drone Operator Who Killed Afghan Child Can’t Sleep After Waging War Miles Away
The German publication Der Spiegel shines light on how drones are having an effect on the soldiers back home controlling them. December 17, 2012 | The human costs of the […]
STORY SUMMARY Iran has detailed a plan to put an end to the crisis in its ally Syria, calling for an immediate ceasefire and the start of national dialogue between Damascus and rebels, media reported on Monday. Iran has long advocated a political solution and dialogue between the government and […]
Finucane, Sami al-Saadi and Khaled el-Musri: will we once again just ‘move on’ from the murky conduct of MI6 and the CIA?
Torture, rendition, sodomy: with ‘protectors’ like these, who needs ex-friends? by Robert Fisk, The Independent Last week was a bad week for our Protectors. It kicked off with the shameful details of the De Silva report, which concluded that the Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane had been murdered with British state […]
Epigraph: “And already have We (Allah) written in the Book of David, after the exhortation, that My righteous servants shall inherit the land.” (Al Quran 21:106) Reuters | Dec 17, […]
ZEINA KARAM | ASSOCIATED PRESS Monday 17 December 2012 BEIRUT: Syria’s vice president has acknowledged that the army cannot defeat the rebel forces trying to topple the regime and called […]
Source: Toronto Star Author: Kate Allen Depending on the doomsday theory, the world will end on Dec. 21 because the Mayan calendar is expiring, or because the planet Nibiru is about to hit Earth, or because galactic alignment will cause the gravitational release of hidden asteroids (whatever that is). For most, the […]
The ten worst ways your children are being poisoned right now: vaccines, food, video games and more.
Source: Natural News Modern children are being poisoned like never before in the history of human civilization. No wonder the rate of autism in America has skyrocketed to 1 in 88 children over the last few decades, putting autism squarely in the “epidemic” category. But don’t expect any CDC action on this […]
Introduction by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times In this post, I intend to introduce a part of the popular book by Dr. Maurice Bucaille, The Bible, […]
Epress Tribune: Arsala Jawaid. The names and ages of the victims of the horrific Newtown tragedy in the US state of Connecticut have been released. According to the official list, all 20 children, mostly girls, were between the ages of six and seven. Unfortunately, Pakistanis endure and witness such atrocities every day […]
Daily Times: Fawad Aslam. I stood by the statue of Ibn Rushd in Cordoba erected to honour this great Islamic polymath. Then I remembered the grave of our very own Dr Abdus Salam The year is 1492, the year of the discovery of America, the year when Granada, the last […]