eDigest: EU leaders have few options at Ukraine crisis meeting as Crimean parliament votes to secede

The Genoese fortress, in Sudak in Crimea

The Genoese fortress, in Sudak in Crimea

Lead article written by Dr. Abdul Alim, the Muslim Times’ Editor for Islam 

 

EU leaders have few options at Ukraine crisis meeting as Crimean parliament votes to secede

Crimean parliament wants to secede from Ukraine, join Russia From the BBC: The Crimean parliament votes to hold a referendum on 16 March in which voters will be asked on…

Who is the grand father of ‘Polo’? Answer: Buzkashi (Afghanistan’s National Game)

Buzkashi   The game of Buzkashi, literally translated as ‘goat grabbing’ has its roots in Afghan antiquity. The game is very exciting and the Afghans take pride in playing it.…

Modi’s rise does not bode well for Indian press freedom

CPJ: As India is set to hold elections next month, journalists covering Narendra Modi, India’s right-wing prime ministerial candidate, are reportedly coming under increased pressure online and in the newsroom…

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community launches nationwide “Muhammad Messenger of Peace” campaign

http://starlocalmedia.com/The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is hosting a conference to respond to allegations against history’s most peace-loving person — Prophet Muhammad. This event is an opportunity for people of all backgrounds…

Qur’an quotation for today: So ask not of Me that of which thou hast no knowledge

59.    So ask not of Me that of which thou hast no knowledge   [11:46] And Noah cried unto his Lord and said: ‘My Lord, verily, my son is of…

U.S. restricts movements of Syria’s U.N. envoy Ja’afari

March 5, 2014 – 22:06 UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department announced on Wednesday that it has ordered Syria’s U.N. Ambassador Bashar Ja’afari to remain within a 25-mile…

Central African Republic President Samba-Panza: ‘There Is Still Hope’

Interview Conducted by Jan Puhl and Petra Truckendanner AFP The Central African Republic has been torn apart by violence, with only the engagement of troops from France and the African…

Little left to be lost

Story Summary As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was due to arrive in the U.S. to meet with President Barack Obama Monday, a report from the Israeli government announced that…

Switzerland: Questions raised: Deportation costs soared in 2013

swissinfo.ch March 6, 2014 – 11:00 The cost of returning asylum-seekers to their home countries climbed to more than CHF4 million ($4.5 million) in 2013, almost CHF1 million more than…

Five US Cities, Five Conferences about Muhammad Messenger of Peace, Today

Epigraph: And We (Allah) have sent thee (Muhammad) not but as a mercy for all peoples. (Al Quran 21:108) Binghamton University, Binghamton NY St. Andrew’s at Wayne State, Detroit, Michigan…

WHO-proposed sugar recommendation comes to less than a soda per day

By Jacque Wilson (CNN) – The World Health Organization wants you to stop eating so much sugar. Seriously. In draft guidelines proposed this week, WHO is encouraging people to consume less than 5%…

Working Against the Oppression of Women Around the World

Women’s Rights Worldwide —   “Thank Heaven for Little Girls” – The lyrics to Maurice Chevalier’s most enduring song describe an idyllic view of little girls and the women they become.…

Tatar Sunni Muslims pose a threat to Russia’s occupation of Crimea

theguardian: by Andrew Wilson — Russia may be tightening its grip on Crimea, with little resistance to date, but they have yet to face the Crimean Tatar factor. There are…

eDigest: Five US Cities, Five Conferences about Muhammad Messenger of Peace, Today

Mosque of Madinah, first built in 1 AH Lead post collected by Zia H Shah MD , Chief Editor of the Muslim Times   Five US Cities, Five Conferences about Muhammad Messenger…

The One Thing Christians Should Stop Saying

Huff Post: by Scott Dannemiller — My blessing is this. I know a God who gives hope to the hopeless. I know a God who loves the unlovable. I know…

Abdul Malik gets life sentence for murdering wife while wearing burka

Abdul Malik Rustam covered his face with the Muslim women’s garment to gain access to Shaher Bano Shahdady’s apartment after she sought a divorce. By: Alyshah Hasham Staff Reporter, Published…

The Famous Prophecies of Maulana Azad About Pakistan were all Fabricated

pakteahouse: The Man Who Forged An Interview: Shorish Kashmiri’s Maulana Azad Hoax By Yasser Latif Hamdani Some people believe that if you repeat a lie enough times it becomes the truth.…

Ahmadiyya Malta Organised Peace Symposium 2014

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Malta organised annual “Peace Symposium” on 28th February, at the Grand Hotel Excelsior, Floriana. In this gathering Hon. Justyne Caruana MP, Hon. Mario De Marco,…

Holland: Muslim convert politician to launch new Islamic party

World Bulletin / News Desk Arnoud van Doorn, a former far-right Dutch politician who later accepted Islam and became a Muslim, has announced his plans to launch a new Islamic…

New Family Code to protect traditional family, religious values –key lawmaker

RT: The head of the lower house committee for family issues has described a new set of legislative amendments protecting the values shared by basic religions, and inspiring young people…

Germany’s New Islamophobia Boom

Right-Wing Extremism: Germany’s New Islamophobia Boom By SPIEGEL Staff March 05, 2014 – 05:02 PM Getty Images Across Germany, right-wing organizations are using anti-Islam rhetoric to further their ideas —…

Fire department was called to the property of the Muslim Ahmadiyya congregation, Germany’s New Islamophobia

Source: Spiegel In mid-November, the Leipzig fire department was called to the property of the Muslim Ahmadiyya congregation, where a garbage can was on fire. Next to it, emergency responders…

Switzerland: Headscarf ban in school : Muslim parents acquitted

(sda) In the dispute over whether a Muslim girl in St.Margrethen in the canton of St. Gallen with a headscarf should attend primary school, the single judge of the district…

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