eDigest: President Vladimir Putin nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Epigraph:

Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,
for they will be filled.
Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. (Matthew 5:5-9) 

 

 President Obama and President Putin

Lead post collected by Dr. Abdul Alim, Philippines

 

Vladimir Putin nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Epigraph: Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Blessed are the merciful, for…

Gul warns of dark Middle Ages in Muslim world

President Abdullah Gul warned the Muslim world on Friday of the possibility of facing the darkness of the Middle Ages as Europe once did if interest-based beliefs are combined with…

Gazan student shows that necessity is the mother of all inventions

As electricity and gas shortages continue to cripple the Gaza Strip one student has developed an ingenious method to combat the problem. 18 year old Ibrahim Saad has designed and…

Prophecies related to the coming of The Promised Messiah & The Mahdi of Muslims… lets put the facts together.

Messiah & Mahdi for Muslims World was in dire need of revelations from God for spiritual guidance at the time when our Holy Prophet (saw) had appeared inArabia. All the…

Tunisia deal to bring end to Islamist rule – Political rivals agree on timetable for ruling coalition to quit and be replaced by government of independents.

Tunisia’s political rivals have agreed on a timetable for the Islamist-led ruling coalition to quit and be replaced by a government of independents. The Islamist Ennahda party and opposition groups…

Following in the footsteps of the UAE, Saudi Arabia prepares for a crack down on the Muslim Brotherhood

Saudi Arabia appears to be determined to crack down on the Muslim Brotherhood in a manner similar to the UAE, where security services have already arrested over 90 members of…

Jack Sparrow: A portrait of English Muslim captain

John Ward, whose dreams would one day come true, though perhaps not in the way he had wanted; he would become Jack Birdy, the most fearsome pirate in the world,…

A job to die for

RT: by Kim Kyung Hoon – In Japan, karoshi – meaning “death from overwork” – claims around 200 lives annually, according to the Ministry of Labor. Karoshi victims literally work themselves…

Religious ‘Nominals’ Drifting Away From Mainstream Judaism And Christianity

Huff Post: by Cathy Lynn Grossman – In a 2011 LifeWay survey of pastors and people who attend Protestant churches, one in four churchgoers (26 percent) agreed that “If a…

eDigest: Turkey Ends Ban on Islamic Veil

The Blue Mosque in Turkey The Lead Post today collected by Rafiq A. Tschannen, a Swiss Muslim, now a global citizen   Turkey ends ban on Islamic veil Source: MSN…

Faith, politics clash over Muslim-run women’s gym in France

Oct 4, 2013, 10.47PM IST Reuters LE RAINCY, France: A pink and orange all-women’s gym has become an unlikely focus of a very French row over Muslim integration, secularism and…

All-women Sharia Court in Pune to redress grievances of Muslim women

Pune: A Sharia Court conducted solely by women with an aim to redress grievances of Muslim women has started functioning in the city. Set up by Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan…

Homeless man who returned $42,000 now has a home

By Brian MacQuarrie | GLOBE STAFF OCTOBER 05, 2013 The homeless Boston man who found and returned a backpack containing more than $42,000 in cash and traveler’s checks is about…

Islamic Influence on European Science

Islamic Influence on European Science By Zakaria Virk, Toronto According to traditional western writers, all science and civilization is derived from Greek heritage i.e. 6th centry BC to 2nd century…

Indonesia’s last synagogue razed

Currently, about 20 Jews are estimated to be living in Indonesia. Haaretz: Indonesia’s last remaining synagogue has been destroyed, a Dutch news site reported last week. ……….. Situated in in…

Chief justice arrested for bribery charges

The Jakarta Post: The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has announced the arrest of Constitutional Court (MK) Chief Justice Akil Mochtar, a Golkar Party politician named Chairunissa, Gunung Mas Regent Hambit…

The third state of consciousness under the knife

Are we really unconscious under general anaesthetic? BBC: Having a general anaesthetic is a routine part of many operations. But what happens if you are still conscious after you close…

Trials in Bangladesh

“Nixon and Kissinger’s Forgotten Shame,” by Gary J. Bass (Op-Ed, Sept. 30), about genocide in Bangladesh, is a searing reminder that evil was perpetrated four decades ago and that justice…

Hindu idols vandalised in Bangladesh

At least eight idols of Hindu gods and goddesses were vandalised by unidentified miscreants in Bangladesh, a media report said Friday. A group of people broke into the community puja…

India’s booming rent-a-womb industry

Dawn.com Most pregnant mothers are kept in Shelter Homes during their days of confinement; critics have dubbed these homes as “baby factories”. Why do women take such a step? A…

A European tragedy: Over 300 Africans Drown near Lampedusa

global post: BRUSSELS, Belgium — More than 15,000 people have died in the waters of the Mediterranean Sea since the late 1990s after fleeing poverty, war and oppression in Africa, Asia and…

Pakistan’s deconstruct

the nation.com: Terrorism in Pakistan cannot be brought to an abrupt end through violent means. Most explanations about the strains and motivations of militancy though true are not universally applicable.…

Olmsted Falls school district pulls video on Islam after conservative group raises possible legal challenge

cleveland.com: OLMSTED FALLS, Ohio – Faced with the threat of a federal lawsuit, the Olmsted Falls schools have pulled a video about Muslims in America from its seventh-grade social studies curriculum. School…

High-level dialogue Minister calls for more migration co-operation

October 4, 2013 – 10:42 Swiss Justice Minister Simonetta Sommaruga has told a high-level United Nations meeting that migrants worldwide should be better protected. “For a long time, Switzerland was…

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