eDigest: Another victory for Erdogan

  

Elections in Turkey

Elections in Turkey

Lead post collected by Dr. Abdul Alim, the Muslim Times’ Editor for Islam 

Another victory for Erdogan

Global Post: ISTANBUL, Turkey — By the early hours of Monday morning, it appeared clear that the party of Turkey’s prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, won an extraordinary victory in countrywide municipal…

Muslim-American Demographics Reveal A Diverse Group That Rejects Categorization

Epigraph: “Love of your country or patriotism is part and parcel of your faith.”  The Holy Prophet Muhammad Huff Post: The recently formed U.S. Council for Muslim Organizations is intended to represent…

Saudi Arabia: Foreign agencies ‘using drugs to destabilize KSA’

Foreign agencies ‘using drugs to destabilize KSA’ THINKING OUT OF THE BOX: Smugglers have been increasingly using new methods to bring drugs into the Kingdom. DAMMAM: SULTAN AL-SUGHAIR Published —…

Arab Israelis, Palestinians rally to mark Land Day

Arab Israelis, Palestinians rally to mark Land Day AFP | Mar 30, 2014 | 23:19 A protester waves a Palestinian flag towards the Israeli border during a protest marking Land…

Umrah season drives up businesses in Madinah

TRIP OF A LIFETIME: Egyptian pilgrims get a warm reception in Madinah. (AN photo) MADINAH: YUSUF MOHAMMED   Madinah is witnessing a flourishing trade in various items as pilgrims flock…

Saudi Arabia: Women ‘ready for top Cabinet roles’

JEDDAH: P.K. ABDUL GHAFOUR | ARAB NEWS STAFF Saudi women are capable of holding top positions like ministers of education, health, information and social affairs, said Hanan Al-Ahmadi, a member…

Islam the opera: curtain up on Clusters of Light about life of prophet Muhammad

theguardian: by Peter Walker and Susan Schulman — Shepperd said his involvement changed his view about the religion’s take on several subjects, for example the position of women. He said:…

At the Supreme Court, a potential catastrophe for women’s rights

Washington Post: by Sandra Fluke — A pair of potentially catastrophic cases will be argued before the Supreme Court on Tuesday. These cases are brought by privately held, for-profit corporations that are…

Obama Ends Overseas Trip With International Women of Courage Award for Saudi

The NewYork Times: by Michael D. Shear — RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — President Obama ended his weeklong trip to Europe and Saudi Arabia on Saturday morning with a brief private…

Understanding the Nature of Jesus is Always a Heresy

Epigraph The Originator of the heavens and the earth! How can He have a son when He has no consort, and when He has created everything and has knowledge of…

eDigest: Should we stop telling the truth?

Epigraph And if you are in doubt as to what We have sent down to Our servant, then produce a Chapter like it, and call upon your helpers beside Allah,…

[Video] Urdu Rahe Huda 29th March 2014 – Ask Questions about Islam Ahmadiyya

Source: vimeo.com Urdu Rahe Huda 29th March 2014 – Ask Questions about Islam Ahmadiyya from Ahmadiyya Muslim Community on Vimeo.  …

Ghana: Three-day international course for doctors opens with Ahmadiyya Muslim sponsorship

Source: ghananewsagency.org | ahmadiyyatimes.blogspot.in Daboase (W/R), March 29, GNA – Maulvi (Dr) Abdul Wahab Bin Adam, Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission in Ghana, on Friday said the mission would continue to partner…

Christopher Cooksey: Ahmadiyya Muslim Caucus will fight religious persecution

Source: host.madison.com Dear Editor: Progress is marvelous, especially when it is in regard to extending basic human rights such as religious freedom and tolerance for all. On Feb. 28 the Ahmadiyya Muslim…

New Canadian magazine-CanPak Voice – committed to harmony

http://www.canpakvoice.net/ A new monthly magazine CanPak Voice is now available online for readers of The Muslim Times. Click on www.canpakvoice.net and then click in the center on the down arrow.…

Quebec leaders avoided divisions unleashed by Quebec charter:

The Star: Quebec party leaders sidestepped opportunity to have an adult conversation with Quebecers about the charter of Quebec values. An important question went unanswered Thursday night in the Quebec…

Spainâ??s Apology: Jews are Not the Only Ones Who Suffered; Muslims Also Owed Corrections for Historical Wrongs

By Faisal Kutty (about the author) The Spanish government’s offer of the “right of return” to the descendants of Jews expelled in 1492 is a “bit late, but nevertheless worthy…

One-a-Day Commandments of the Holy Quran –  ‘And seek, in that which Allah has given thee, the Home of the Hereafter?

81.    ‘And seek, in that which Allah has given thee, the Home of the Hereafter [28:78] ‘And seek, in that which Allah has given thee, the Home of the Hereafter; and…

Ibrahim says kidnapped bishops’ case ‘complicated’

Story Summary   The case of the bishops kidnapped in Syria for almost a year is complicated, Maj. Ibrahim, who helped secure the release of the Maaloula nuns earlier this…

Marriage is healthy for the heart — study

AFP | Mar 29, 2014 | 23:03 inShare WASHINGTON – Being married makes for a healthy heart, while being divorced or widowed is linked to higher rates of cardiovascular disease,…

China and Germany to build Yuan Center

Source: China Daily By WU JIAO, ZHANG CHUNYAN in Berlin, and ZHANG YUNBI in Beijing Frankfurt offshore trading hub first of its kind in the eurozone Beijing and Berlin agreed…

Who are the ‘media activists’ covering the war?

March 29, 2014 12:08 AMBy Olivia Alabaster, Diana Saad The Daily Star STORY SUMMARY While many inside and out of Syria bemoan the lack of attention that the conflict is getting internationally,…

Germany agrees to expand dual citizenship

Source: The Local. Justice Minister Heiko Maas, said in a statement that he and Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière had struck a deal on a draft law which would create a…

French is No Longer Valid, English is the Solution

Source: Morocco World News: After the Secretary General of the Independence Party Hamid Chabat called for the adoption of English instead of French as the second official language in Morocco,…

My name is not Azzi

Source: Morocco World News: The anti-racism campaign, “My name is not Azzi,” sparked numerous reactions, but some of which are particularly alarming as they become the vehicle for misleading and…

Call for non politicization of UNHRC

Source: Moroco World News: We hope the UNHRC will steer a steady course and rely on means to remain loyal to its founding principles as well as to its mission…

 

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