Buddhism not blamed for Shooting by Aaron Alexis, but what if he was a Muslim?

 

 

Aaron Alexis: The Washington DC shooter, who killed at least 12 and injured 8

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Buddhism not blamed for Shooting by Aaron Alexis, but what if he was a Muslim?

The Title has been modified by the Muslim Times, from the original: Friends Say Aaron Alexis Was Into Buddhism for the Thai Women Source: The Daily Beast by Pete Freedman Sep 18, 2013…

 

The Face of Buddhist Terror

Source: Time magazine By Hannah Beech / Meikhtila, Burma, And Pattani, Thailand Monday, July 01, 2013 It’s a faith famous for its pacifism and tolerance. But in several of Asia’s Buddhist-majority…

The Ahmadiyya Movement: Its Reintroduction of the Prophet’s Path in Today’s Age

By Muzaffar K. Awan, MD; Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA Just half a century ago, my parents gave me permission to transfer from a close-by government college (near my native Pakistani…

Parents Outraged at a Field Trip to Mosque

Source: Fox Nation Author: Todd Starnes A Tennessee high school has decided to revise its field trip policy after a group of freshmen were taken to an Islamic mosque where…

Wretched Practice of Halalaa

www.jang.com.pk Jang London September 15, 2013 Asif Dar reporter Following report was published in Jang London on the wretched practice of Halalaa. A women whose husband had uttered divorce 3…

Nigerian Obabiyi Aishah Ajibola wins Muslim beauty pageant rival to Miss World

The Times of India: JAKARTA: A Nigerian woman tearfully prayed and recited Koranic verses as she won a beauty pageant exclusively for Muslim women in the Indonesian capital on Wednesday,…

Bangladesh: Abdul Kader Mullah gets death penalty for war crimes

 Epigraph: And there is life for you in the law of retaliation, O men of understanding, that you may enjoy security. (Al Quran 2:180)   Bangladesh: Abdul Kader Mullah gets death…

Muslims in America – New Wave of Anti-Islamic Sentiment

Source: Qantara.de By: Joseph Mayton America’s anti-Islam sentiment is unfounded and dishonest. For one, it discounts the violence and school shootings perpetrated by non-Muslims. And it ignores the fact that…

The Syrian Conflict and World War III: The Tale of a Tame Wolf

AMSA: by Tahir Nasser “He’s mad that trusts in the tameness of a wolf…” (King Lear III, vi, 19) I cannot speak for others, but only for myself. Perhaps it…

Legal Limbo: Lawyers Seek Clarity on Headscarves in Court

Source: Spiegel International By Joachim Wagner The German court system has a patchwork of rules and regulations about whether female lawyers should be permitted to wear the hijab, or Muslim…

Multifamily homes restrain U.S. housing starts, permits in August

Reuters) – U.S. housing starts rose less than expected in August as multi-family activity slowed sharply, but a surge in permits to build single-family homes pointed to a sustained strengthening…

Respect for the dead – Islamic perspective

“Relate of your dead only that which is good, and refrain from speaking ill of them.” (Holy Prophet Muhammad, sa) Death is an integral part of life and death is as…

Islam rapidly grows as Christianity declines in UK

Published on Sep 18, 2013 Source: RT.com Christianity’s central place in British culture could be increasingly under threat, with church attendance numbers in severe decline. Meanwhile, the nation’s second largest religion,…

Russia: Syria has ‘material evidence’ that rebels used chemical weapons

Global Post: Syria’s government has provided “material evidence” that rebels have used chemical weapons in their battle to overthrow it, a senior Russian diplomat said Tuesday. Speaking after a meeting…

Pakistan: 4th victim in 4 weeks, another Ahmadi murdered in Karachi today

Ahmadiyya Times: Fourth in four weeks, another Ahamdi man is murdered earlier today in Pakistan, it is reported. 27 years old Ijaz Ahmad Keyani, killed solely because of his faith, was a…

Syria gives Russia ‘proof’ rebels behind chemical attack

Source: TOI MOSCOW: Syria has turned over materials to Russia which aim to show that a chemical weapons attack last month was carried out by the rebels, a top Russian…

Pakistan’s intellectual deficit

Source: ET In the modern world, progress is measured predominantly through economic might, which brings with it powerful reward systems of global influence that often mask human rights violations or…

Indonesia affirms freedom of religion

The government refuses to kowtow to hardliners who have been calling for a ban on the Ahmadiyah sect. By Yenny Herawati for Khabar Southeast Asia in Jakarta: Vowing to uphold…

Poll finds 50% of separatists believe Jews and Muslims have too much influence in Quebec

The National Post: About half of Bloc Quebecois and Parti Quebecois supporters think that Muslims and Jews have too much influence in their province, while nearly a third of British…

10 things you probably don’t know about Sukkot- the Jewish Holiday

Source: Haaretz: The Jewish holiday of Sukkot arose from a Canaanite agricultural festival, developing over the years into the holiday we know today, tabernacles and all. Some of the traditions…

France to ban beauty pageants for under-16s

By RFI France’s Senate has backed a proposal to ban on beauty pageants for girls under 16 years old. Organisers of the contests would face up to two years in prison…

Ahmadiyya Muslim leader warns on Syrian Crisis

Source: examiner.com The current global situation is fast moving towards devastation. In particular the Syrian crisis could plunge the Arab world in great devastation and if foreign powers join in, the…

Sierra Leone: Ahmadiyya Teacher concerned over Black Flies that pose threat of blindness in 4 Chiefdoms in Kenema District

Source: awoko.org A local teacher of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Secondary School in Boajibu town in the Simbaru Chiefdom in Kenema District has raised serious concern over huge amount of black flies…

Germany defends chemical sales to Syria

Source: The Local Germany sold tonnes of chemicals to Syria which were capable of being put to military use.   A question from the Left Party to the government showed…

Attacks on US soil where non-Muslim natives were found involved

The latest shooting spree at the US Navy Yard Complex in Washington DC is one of the many terror attacks witnessed on the soil of the world superpower during the…

Dalai Lama Urges Monks To Stop Attacks On Muslims

Huff Post. As the violence in Myanmar continues, the Dalai Lama urged monks to act according to the peaceful principles of their religion and told them to ”remember the Buddhist faith.” The…

Pope Francis Sends Personal Message To Grand Imam of Al-Azhar

Huff Post. Cairo’s Al-Azhar University, considered one of the most important centers of learning in Sunni Islam, announced yesterday that Pope Francis has sent a personal messageto the Grand Imam of…

Nigerian wins Muslim beauty pageant rival to Miss World ?

JAKARTA: A Nigerian woman tearfully prayed and recited Qur’anic verses as she won a beauty pageant exclusively for Muslim women in the Indonesian capital Wednesday, a riposte to the Miss…

Robert Fisk in Damascus: In Syria’s capital, Assad’s troops may be winning this war – untouched by Obama’s threats

Dispatch from Damascus: The killing fields remain, and truth is as rare as hope by Robert Fisk, The Independent And so the war goes on. Missile alerts may be over…

Syria crisis: Rebels turn on each other in border city of Azaz

RICHARD HALL Author Biography WEDNESDAY 18 SEPTEMBER 2013 THE INDEPENDENT Syrian rebels have turned their guns on each other in the border city of Azaz, where fault lines between moderate…

TW0-STATE ILLUSION

By IAN S. LUSTICK OPINION THE NEW YORK TIMES September 14, 2013 THE last three decades are littered with the carcasses of failed negotiating projects billed as the last chance…

Pakistan: Clerics suggest amendment to blasphemy laws – Another Smoke Screen?

Daily Times: Clerics suggest amendment to blasphemy laws ISLAMABAD: Top religious clerics Wednesday suggested amendments to the country’s blasphemy laws, proposing the death penalty for people convicted of making false…

Taliban Have Already Won: The Pakistani state on its knees

daily times: COMMENT : The Pakistani state on its knees — Dr Mohammad Taqi Without setting the parameters for what exactly is the state willing to concede to the TTP in…

In public shift, Israel calls for Assad’s fall

yahoonews: JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel wants to see Syrian President Bashar al-Assad toppled, its ambassador to the United States said on Tuesday, in a shift from its non-committal public stance…

Atheists and humanists launch Freethought Equality Fund PAC

Washington Post: WASHINGTON — Atheists and humanists hope to increase their influence in politics with the launch of the Freethought Equality Fund, a new political action committee for nonbelievers. “When people…

Wayne Stilwell jailed for ten months for mosque bacon attack

BBC: A man who threw bacon into an Edinburgh mosque has been jailed for 10 months. Wayne Stilwell, 25, was caught on security cameras attaching the bacon to the handles…

Punjab University: Hostels are sanctuaries of militants, says VC

Source: ET LAHORE: Islami Jamiat Talba, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, is harbouring militants in the Punjab University hostels, Dr Mujahid Kamran, the university’s vice chancellor, said on Tuesday. “Illegal occupants…

Dutch Budget for 2014 Brings Prospect of Sustainable Economic Recovery

The Dutch government is taking another important step toward sustainable economic growth. Efforts to bring about robust public finances and a fair distribution of income are an inseparable part of…

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