Day: January 2, 2013

US drone strike kills Mullah Nazir: Sources

Source: ET Taliban commander’s deputy Ratta Khan also killed in South Waziristan. PHOTO: AFP/FILE ISLAMABAD: A US drone strike killed Taliban commander Maulvi Nazir Wazir, also known as Mullah Nazir, his deputy and eight others in Wana, intelligence sources and tribal leaders said Thursday. Nazir from the Wazir tribe, was killed on Wednesday […]

The Islam women were promised

The Washington Post: Musa Furber. The earliest generation of Muslims took pride in their compliance to the Koran’s injunction to abandon female infanticide, an act that was often done to prevent shame to the family. Thus for centuries, Muslims have taken pride in their contributions to the rising status of […]