Day: September 8, 2013

Al-Ahsa’s good Samaritan

AL-AHSA: ARAB NEWS Published — Sunday 8 September 2013 A number of poor families in Al-Ahsa received a welcome surprise recently when they discovered that an anonymous do-gooder had paid their grocery debts at their local stores. “I could not believe it when the owner of the baqala where I […]

Muslims have ‘victim mentality’

British Muslims are guilty of a “victim mentality” and should take greater responsibility for their lives, a Muslim Labour MP has argued. Sadiq Khan also said more British Muslims must tackle sexism, learn English and condemn forced marriages. The representative for Tooting, south London, made his comments in a report […]

The Big Questions

Huff Post: Jaweed Kaleem. Twenty years ago, Evgenia Cherkasova and Elena Kornilov were doctoral students in their mid-20s, living in the same housing complex at Penn State University. As they pursued their degrees — Cherkasova in philosophy, Kornilov in physics — both started families, and to take a break from […]