Month: September 2013

‘Help fight moral decadence’

GhanaWeb. The acting Ameer and Missionary-in-charge of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission Ghana, Alhaji Maulvi Mohammed Bin Salih, has called on Muslim women leaders to help in fighting moral decadence in the country. He particularly entreated religious bodies in the country, particularly the Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association (Lajna Imailah), to rise […]

The Public Editor’s Journal Blog: Guardian Story on Israel and N.S.A. Is Not ‘Surprising’ Enough to Cover

By MARGARET SULLIVAN THE NEW YORK TIMES September 16, 2013 Many Times readers have been writing to me for several days about a story The Guardian broke last week, describing how the United States routinely shares with Israel intelligence information that the National Security Agency gathers on American citizens. The […]

Makkah house prices up 100%

Arab news: House prices in Makkah have risen 100 percent as a result of high demand. Residents whose houses were demolished to make way for expansion projects around the Grand Mosque have also called for new houses. Citizens are now eyeing the suburbs of the holy city, including Al-Nawaryeh, Al-Sharaie and […]

My Veil Epiphany

theguardian: by Victoria Coren Mitchell. But I know this much: I will never again think that a veiled woman is strange or unknowable. Whether we’re both right or both wrong, I will recognise her as very familiar – only, perhaps, having made her choices more decisively than I make mine. […]