Day: June 2, 2013

Who will stand for Ahmadis in Pakistan?

The Daily Times: Husain Nadim: The use of anti-Ahmadi rhetoric by political parties raises a serious question: Is there anyone who will ever stand up for their rights? “It’s almost laughable. You first forcefully declare us a minority, then you promise to protect minority rights, and when you fail, you […]

Thousands gather in London to mark Closer to Israel celebration

  Thousands of Israel supporters filled London’s Trafalgar Square today to celebrate the country’s 65th birthday. Sun-drenched revellers heard speakers including Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, Israeli Ambassador to Britain Daniel Taub and Education Secretary Michael Gove praise Israel’s achievements.  news/uk-news/108218/thousands-gather-london-mark-closer-israel-celebration

The hawk and the dove

Source: The Economist. WHO knows what Pakistan’s two most powerful men spent three hours talking about when the army chief travelled to Lahore to pay a visit to Nawaz Sharif, the country’s incoming prime minister? But if they discussed schemes for taking on the group known as Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), […]

Qaida chief warns attacks on US

Source:TOI DUBAI: Al-Qaida’s military chief in Yemen warned Americans in an audio message posted online on Sunday that the Boston bombings revealed fragile security as he urged Muslims to defend their religion.Qassim al-Rimi, the military chief of Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, said making bombs such as the ones used […]

Religion is losing influence in US

Source: TOI WASHINGTON: While most Americans say religion is losing influence in the country, 75 per cent say American society would be better off if more Americans were devout.According to a new Gallup survey, over three-quarters of Americans (77 per cent) say religion is losing its influence on American life, […]