eDigest: Maulana Maudoodi’s Son: ‘Religion based Politics is the Biggest Threat’

 

Maulana Maudoodi (1903-1979)

Farooq Maudoodi

 

Maulana Maudoodi’s Son: ‘Religion based Politics is the Biggest Threat’

Source: Dhaka Tribune Julfikar Ali Manik , Muktasree Chakma Sathi ‘If a state holds any religion, then it is practicing something else, not democracy’ Syed Haider Farooq Maudoodi, son of…

Muslims for Life, Blood Drive at Massachusetts State House

Courtesy: Hisham Qureshi Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is holding first ever blood drive at Massachusetts State house to honor the victims of 9/11 and Boston Marathon Bombings. It is fifth in a…

Two Hundred Verses about Compassionate Living in the Quran

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD As only the Islamophobes, who hate Islam or the Islamomaniacs, who want to enforce Shariah Law, of their imagination, by hook or…

FPI Forces Ahmadiyah Mosque to Close in West Java

By Camelia Pasandaran on The Jakarta Globe: Hard-line Islamists shuttered an Ahmadiyah mosque after reportedly threatening to burn it down on Sunday in the latest example of religious intolerance to…

eDigest: Pope Francis: ‘I Believe in God, Not in a Catholic God’

Epigraph: Say, ‘O People of the Book! come to a word equal between us and you — that we worship none but Allah, and that we associate no partner with…

Treasury Chief Warns of Severe Debt-Limit Fallout

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew implored Congress on Thursday to raise the debt ceiling, warning of potentially severe market and economic repercussions if it did not. In testimony…

Fortress Europe: How the EU Turns Its Back on Refugees

They come seeking refuge, but when asylum seekers cross into the European Union, they often find little compassion. In Greece, they are held in squalid detention camps, while in Italy…

Alice Munro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Source: NY Times: Alice Munro, the renowned Canadian short-story writer whose visceral work explores the tangled relationships between men and women, small-town existence and the fallibility of memory, won the…

Pope Francis’ Controversial Remarks Prompt Vatican ‘Damage Control’

Source: Huffington Post VATICAN CITY — VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has grabbed headlines with his off-the-cuff homilies, crowd-pleasing one-liners and lengthy interviews during which he has pontificated on everything…

Russian court bans Qur’an translation

Guardian: While Geert Wilders and assorted online provocateurs may like to talk about banning the Qur’an as an extremist text, few take the idea seriously. Except in Russia, perhaps, where on…

Ahmadiyya Supreme Head conducts media interviews in Sydney

By A. Abdul Aziz, Press Secretary, Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at – Sri Lanka. During the first week of his second tour of Australia, the World Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community…

British farmers missing a Muslim opportunity

By Nicholas Robinson British farmers could be losing out on a major revenue boost from the Muslim celebration of Qurbani next week. A halal operator has told MeatInfo.co.uk that much…

Pakistan Tightens Internet Controls, Civil Surveillance

Source: voanews.com ISLAMABAD — In recent years, Pakistani authorities have been blocking some websites accused of blasphemy or threatening internal security.  But critics say those efforts are expanding, and the government is…

Book Review : Remembering Dr Abdus Salam — By Fahad Ali Khan

Source: dailytimes.com.pk The Inspiring life of Abdus Salam Author: Dr Mujahid Kamran Publisher : University of the Punjab, Lahore; 2013 Pages: 329 Strange as it may sound, many a times nations…

‘We are zero’: Immigrant says she can’t escape sting of India’s caste system, even in Canada

Source: National Post VANCOUVER — For most of her life, Kamlesh Ahir has been trying to escape the caste system that’s defined her from birth. She went to university, abandoned…

This day in history: October 10

Source: niticentral.com 680 – Battle of Karbala: Hussain bin Ali, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, is decapitated by forces under Caliph Yazid I. This is commemorated by Muslims as Aashurah. 1580 –…

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Germany marches Forward!

Source: Hafiz Fareed Khalid, National Secretary Tabligh AMJ Germany By Zubair Khan Almost for a decade now the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Germany, on a specific date,  invites visitors to its Mosques and Salat centres. The event coincides with the German Unification Day…

The danger of forgetting Pakistan

Source: The Hawk via Wasim Sr. The United States government shutdown, possible diplomatic engagement with Iran, and al-Shabaab terror attacks in Africa have dominated the news lately, leading many people…

100 percent record of driving Nobel Laureates out of the country.

Source: The News via Wasim Sr: But this Friday may also be our day of shame, for then we will also have maintained our 100 percent record of driving Nobel…

Lahore High Court vacated after bomb threat

Source: ET LAHORE: An anonymous caller on Thursday warned of a bomb planted in the Lahore High Court building, Express News reported. The entire building has been vacated as a security measure. Police…

One dead in blast outside Lahore hotel

The Express Tribune: by Rana Tanveer – LAHORE: A high-intensity blast occurred outside the Sindhi Biryani hotel in old Anarkali, Lahore — also known as ‘food street’ — on Thursday, Express News reported. At least one person died,…

India visa on Arrival for UAE and 40 Countries

Source: The Gulf News Travel agents expect big jump in tourist traffic from region By Sharmila Dhal Chief Reporter Published: 22:17 October 9, 2013 India will grant visas on arrival…

We Need our Old Pakistan

Source: Daily Jang via Nasim Malik An extremely inspiring article written from the deepest core of the heart. (only in Urdu) To read click HERE…

Comment on Facebook costs woman her marriage

Palestinian couple part ways after a ‘Like’ and congratulatory comment Ramallah: A casual and apparently inoffensive post on a Facebook page seems to have cost a Palestinian woman her marriage.…

Tommy Robinson has left the EDL. But this is a change of key, not a change of message He has not denounced the principles that the EDL still stands for

MICHAEL SEGALOV Wednesday 9 October 2013 The announcement yesterday morning that Tommy Robinson and Kev Carroll, co-founders of the English Defence League, were to leave the group took many by…

Ancient Sidon: Sifting through the city’s deadly history

Among its ruins, Robert Fisk joins an archaeological dig that could transform our understanding of Lebanon’s bloody past ROBERT FISK WEDNESDAY 09 OCTOBER 2013 Across the ruins of ancient Sidon,…

Muslims for Life – A Cogent Rebuttal to Terrorism

examiner.com: On October 16, Muslims will be celebrating Eid ul Adha, Islam’s most important holiday, commemorating the sacrifice and obedience of the great patriarch, Prophet Abraham. It is observed at the heels…

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