eDigest: A challenge for Dawkins: Where did carbon come from?

Lead article written by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times

 

A challenge for Dawkins: Where did carbon come from?

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD This popular article in Google-knol was first written by me in December of 2009. Atheists are right in exposing the irrationality of…

Extremism is Ignorance, Interfaith Dialogue, France

Editor The Muslim Times, France.  Jama’at Ahmadiyya Val d’oise France organized an inter religious conference on 29th of September 2013. The topic was, “Extremism is the Result of Ignorance and…

Turkish Parliament Speaker Çiçek accuses weapon providers for turmoil

Parliament Speaker Cemil Çiçek has placed the blame for the turmoil in the Middle East on those who provided weapons exacerbating the conflict, during a meeting with his Kuwaiti counterpart…

Ten-year-old enrols in Zurich university course

A ten-year-old boy who passed a Swiss final high school maths exam for fun is taking a special course in the subject at prestigious Zurich University, the institution said on…

ETH Zurich remains in top 20 universities list

Switzerland’s Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH) slipped in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) world university rankings but it remained the only institution in the top 20 from continental…

KSA cancels UN address in protest over Syria inaction

In an unprecedented move, Saudi Arabia has not delivered its annual address at the UN General Assembly in protest at the international organization’s failure to solve major Muslims issues such…

Syria war toll hits 115,200

Agence France Presse ARABNEWS BEIRUT: At least 115,206 people have been killed in Syria’s devastating 30-month conflict, most of them fighters from both sides, a monitoring group said on Tuesday.…

Gulf between perception and reality of Muslims

Aijaz Zaka Syed Published — Thursday 3 October 2013 ARABNEWS Ali ibn Abi Talib, the fourth rightly guided Caliph of Islam, is noted for both his courage and timeless wisdom.…

Young (Ahmadi) Muslim Girls Use Art to Promote the Message of Peace

suwanee.patch.com: More than a dozen young Muslim girls from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (GA Chapter) came together in Norcross to paint doors for the city of Norcross sponsored project “Doors…

Quote of the Day, by Lesley Hazleton

“As is the way in politics, everyone was convinced that the collective interest and their personal interest were one and the same.”  Lesley Hazleton in the last chapter of The…

Cryptodidymus: Chinese boy gives birth to brother

In what may be a first time medical event a two year old boy in China was found to be “pregnant” with his twin. Xiao Feng, from Huaxi, China was…

Understanding the $38 Trillion Bond Market in 5 Easy Steps

When it comes to the holy trinity of investing, (stocks, bonds and cash) it seems the rules and nuances of investing in the bond market often are the most baffling…

London Conference Highlights Destruction of Islamic Heritage Sites

Source: abna.ir (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) – Takfiri militants fighting President Bashar al Assad have repeatedly threatened to destroy the Damascus Shrine of Sayedah Zaynab, the granddaughter of Prophet Muhammad. And earlier this year…

Did Prophet Muhammad teach death for apostasy and blasphemy?

Source: amjcanada.com Let alone that Islam does not prescribe death for apostates, the Qur’an was the first religious scripture to categorically declare, “There shall be no compulsion in religion” [1]. Likewise,…

Replica of Prophet Muhammad [saw]‘s House

Source: tools.tourwrist.com The spherical panorama shows a replication of The the prophet Mohammad’s (peace be upon him) Hujrah (House). The studio model of the house was built to give a glimpse…

World population to shoot up to 9.7 billon in 2050

Pentagon Post: Amid the countries like China inventing new methods for tackling the population rise, a new study predicts rise in the world’s population to 9.7 billion in 2050 from…

5 Good News Stories From the Muslim World

…… Here are 5 good news stories from the Muslim world: Muslims in the UK Are Most Charitable A recent survey of the different faith groups in the UK revealed…

Chinese President Visits Indonesia

ABC News: The leaders of China and Indonesia agreed Wednesday to improve cooperation in several areas, as Chinese President Xi Jinping began his first visit to Southeast Asia since taking…

eDigest: 40 quotes of President Barack Obama about Islam and Christianity

President Obama and family (Official picture)  Lead Post collected by Zubair Khan, Germany   40 quotes of President Barack Obama about Islam and Christianity The Muslim Times’ Editor’s comment: The original…

USA: Ahmadiyya’s ‘Muslims for Life’ blood drive honors 9/11 & Boston Bombing victims

Source: kokomoperspective.com Annual nationwide interfaith campaign commemorates the lives lost on 9/11 by collecting over 12,000 units of blood to save 36,000 lives Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA has been holding the…

Kenya: Al-Shabaab’s Murder Spree At Westgate Flouts Teachings of Prophet Mohammed

Source: allafrica.com Nairobi — As victims and eyewitnesses of last week’s Westgate mall siege recount the terrifying, bloody ordeal, Muslim clerics and scholars denounced al-Shabaab’s attack, saying the rampage goes against…

Pakistani passport among worst for travel: Visa Restriction Index 2013

ET: Henley & Partners ranked Pakistan as 91st in its Visa Restriction Index 2013. The index ranks countries according to the travel freedom their citizens benefit from. It was created by…

Pakistan: Wifaqul Madaris asks govt & Taliban to announce ceasefire on the name of Allah & Prophet (PBUH)

Source: sananews.net ISLAMABAD, (SANA): Wifaqul Madaris Arabia Pakistan demanded of the government and Taliban to announce ceasefire on the name of Allah and Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). The noted Ulema of the country…

Muslim faith school closes on first day of Ofsted inspection

Guardian: Al-Madinah school in Derby had been accused of imposing strict Islamic regulations, including segregation by gender Education secretary Michael Gove, who introduced free schools. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images A…

Muslims Do not Have a Monopoly Over the Use of the Word Allah: Khalifa of Islam

In his Friday Sermon on 27th September  2013, the Khalifa of Islam said: “Muslim organisations have put up signboards all over the place (in Malaysia) which say that ‘Qadianis’ are…

Prophet of Love for Humanity

goodmenproject.com: 100 Words on Love, by Qasim Rashid – The old man was handicapped, blind, and even unable to feed himself. Fulfilling a promise to a dear friend, Abu Bakr…

Switzerland: INTEGRATION QUESTION: Should schools teach all mother tongues?

by Abdelhafidh Abdeleli, swissinfo.ch October 2, 2013 – 11:00 Although Swiss public schools are required to teach in national languages, about 60 per cent of children born in Switzerland to…

A Christian Journey to the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community and Jalsa Salana

By Nick Patler: Second year student, enrolled in Masters in Divinity program, with emphasis in Peace Studies, in Bethany Theological Seminary I will never forget the first time I heard of the…

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