eDigest: BBC coverage of a Mosque

Epigraph:

He (Allah) it is Who has sent His Messenger (Muhammad), with guidance and the Religion of truth, that He may make it prevail over all other religions. And sufficient is Allah as a Witness. (Al Quran 48:29) 

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Revamped Gillingham Ahmadiyya mosque Inaugurated by the worldwide leader of the Ahmadi Muslims

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Revamped Gillingham Ahmadiyya mosque Inaugurated by worldwide leader of the Ahmadi Muslims

Source: BBC The refurbishment has been funded by donations from local mosque members Continue reading the main story Related Stories Thousands of Ahmadis in Hampshire Thousands celebrate Eid at mosque Muslims…

Ukraine and the ‘Little Cold War’

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Ukraine Crisis will not Stop Oil Flow

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The parrot and the turkey …

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Jerusalem Program Limits Muslim Prayer Call

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Canada: A former public school now an Ahmadiyya mosque opened in Cumberland, Ontario

Source: ahmadiyyatimes.blogspot.in | ottawacitizen.com Imtiaz Ahmed is the Imam at the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mosque, which recently opened in a former public school to serve the growing Muslim population in Cumberland, Ont. The mosque…

Muslim Tatars Of Crimea Lie Low Following Russia’s Seizure Of Ukrainian Peninsula

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Saudi female activists demand expanded women’s rights in new petition

Fox News.com —  A group of female activists has sent a petition to the Saudi Arabian Shura Council, demanding the end of male guardianship and the expansion of women’s rights.…

Ukraine crisis: UN Security Council meets

(CNN) — [Breaking news update at 4:18 p.m. ET, 11:18 p.m. in Kiev] By Marie-Louise Gumuchian and Susanna Capelouto The United Nations Security Council held a meeting Monday to discuss the crisis in…

If judged by the numbers, Ukraine’s military loses war with Russia

Source: CNN (CNN) — If a full-fledged war erupts, Ukraine’s military would be dwarfed by its neighbor to the north. In 2012, Russian active armed forces numbered 845,000 versus 130,000…

British PM David Cameron to Speak at Knesset

Arutz Sheva: British Prime Minister David Cameron will visit Israel and speak in the Knesset on Wednesday. His visit was rescheduled from several weeks ago due to flooding in London.…

Approaching conflict the Ahmadiyya way

The role and incidence of the Ahmadiya community in Israeli society, with its around 2,000 members, is not related to the dimension of the community, its religious activities or its…

China Kunming knife attack: Three suspects captured

As shocked relatives come to terms with the killings, Beijing is certain to argue that the scale and shocking brutality of this attack shows that the threat is real and…

How spies stole your Yahoo webcam stills

Latest Edward Snowden revelation is that Yahoo webcam videos have been scooped up. program codenamed Optic Nerve gathered millions of stills Dreamstime image By: Heather Mallick Columnist, Published on Mon…

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Peter Oliver, Politics, Protest, Rory Suchet, Ukraine Source:  RT.com    http://rt.com/news/ukraine-oligarch-rule-governors-512/   The self-proclaimed government in Kiev has appointed two of Ukraine’s richest men to govern large industrial regions in the…

Judge, 10 others killed in Islamabad blasts, firing

Credit: Dawn.com AFP ISLAMABAD: At least 11 people, including additional sessions judge Rafaqat Awan, were killed and 29 others wounded on Monday during a gun and bomb attack in a…

eDigest: His Highness Aga Khan, P.M. Harper announce $100M joint aid venture

Epigraph: They ask thee (Muhammad) what they shall spend. Say: ‘Whatever of good and abundant wealth you spend should be for parents and near relatives and orphans and the needy…

Sharia versus secularism?

Daily Times: Sharia to these two extremes is what the Taliban propose: beheadings, harsh punishments, closing up of women behind closed doors and a rebellion against reason and rationality. Secularism…

Pakistan blasphemy case: ‘Muslims could take law into their own hands’

Guardian: A lawyer representing the man who accused a Pakistani Christian girl of blasphemy has said that if she is not convicted, Muslims could “take the law into their own…

Religion and the Academy Awards, 2014

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