Day: July 15, 2013


Source: Daily Star MIXING RELIGION WITH POLITICS An otherwise little known group Hefazat-e-Islam has become instrumental in winning election, especially at a time when everyone has thought that secularism in Bangladesh taking a strong foothold. Political use of religion–especially Islam–is back, and it seems to have all the ingredients to […]

War trial: 90 years for Ghulam Azam

Source: Daily Star Former Jamaat-e-Islami chief Ghulam Azam has been handed 90-year jail for his role in the murder and genocide of the independence-seeking people of the land who were fighting occupation Pakistani army in 1971. All the five charges, which include murder and torture of unarmed people, conspiracy, planning, […]

Muslim group excluded from July 4 parade By Brad Stutzman Austin Community Newspapers Staff Spectators who lined the July 4 route through downtown were treated to a wide variety of sights and sounds, among the approximately 110 entrants in Round Rock Sertoma Club’s annual Independence Day parade. They saw soldiers in uniform, combat veterans on motorcycles and […]

Temple Mount

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Temple Mount הַר הַבַּיִת, Har haBáyith الحرم الشريف, al-Haram ash-Sharīf, Elevation 740 m (2,428 ft) Location Temple Mount Jerusalem Range Judean Coordinates 31°46′40.7″N 35°14′8.9″ECoordinates: 31°46′40.7″N 35°14′8.9″E Geology Type […]