Day: April 1, 2014

Orientalists ‘spreading false views on Islam’

A leading Islamic scholar, and a winner of the King Faisal International Prize for Islamic Studies, has slammed orientalists in the West for spreading false information about the religion. Muhammad Mustafa Azmi, who specializes in Hadith studies, said: “Their false and misleading works are now called research but have no […]

Extremists have hijacked Islam, says Madani

Extremist voices and groups have hijacked Islam and misappropriated the right to speak on its behalf, according to Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary General Iyad Ameen Madani. In his address at the inaugural session of the 25th Session of the Arab Summit held in Kuwait recently, he stressed that […]

The Doubt Essential to Faith

Source: Ted Talks When Lesley Hazleton was writing a biography of Muhammad, she was struck by something: The night he received the revelation of the Koran, according to early accounts, his first reaction was doubt, awe, even fear. And yet this experience became the bedrock of his belief. Hazleton calls […]

Secret US Senate report details CIA abuse

Source: BBC Related Stories CIA interrogation techniques exposedWatch CIA ‘searched US Senate computers’ CIA probes Senate staff monitoring The CIA repeatedly misled the US government over the severity and effectiveness of its interrogation methods, the Washington Post reports. A long-awaited US Senate report said that the CIA used secret “black sites” […]

Pakistan: Love withers in land of love

Source: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 – Recent attacks on Hindu temples and killings of Ahmadis in interior Sindh must ring bells for Sindhi nationalists. The Province which has so far been a peaceful part of Pakistan for minorities, is now slowly falling into the hands exclusivists. Sindh has been known for its […]