eDigest: Obama responds to alleged racist comments by Clippers’ Don Sterling

Epigraph:

O mankind, We have created you from a male and a female; and We have made you into tribes and sub-tribes that you may recognize one another. Verily, the most honorable among you, in the sight of Allah, is he who is the most righteous among you. Surely, Allah is All-knowing, All-Aware. (Al Quran 49:14)

President Barack Obama 

President Barack Husain Obama

Lead post collected by Chief Editor of  the Muslim Times

 

Obama responds to alleged racist comments by Clippers’ Don Sterling

Epigraph: O mankind, We have created you from a male and a female; and We have made you into tribes and sub-tribes that you may recognize one another. Verily, the…

Circumcision Can Prevent Prostate Cancer If Performed After The Age Of 35

The Huffington Post: There’s good news and bad news, chaps. The good news is that researchers at the University of Montreal and the INRS-Institut-Armand-Frappier have shown that circumcision can hep…

Halal in Havana: Turkey May Be Building Cuba’s First Mosque

loonwatch.com: For years, Cuba’s Muslims—estimated at just a few thousand—have been a bit, well, unorthodox. Most have favored a flexible version of Islam that’s adjusted to years of living in…

For Bangui’s last Muslims, to stray outside the safe haven is to court death

Global Post: BANGUI, Central African Republic — For the Muslims living in the Central African Republic’s besieged PK12 neighborhood, the boundaries are clear. Don’t go past the French troops guarding the road…

Reign of radicalism in Pakistan

Daily Times: The recent discourse regarding terrorism and terrorists has taken a turn from combatant to non-combatant stakeholders and it has left the citizens of Pakistan bewildered about whether they…

Spain: Endangered Java mouse-deer born in zoo

Source: BBC A baby Java mouse-deer – one of the smallest hoofed animals in the world – has been born at a zoo in southern Spain. The newborn deer is…

Human Soul: The Final Frontier?

Written and Collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times This article demonstrates the truth of the prophecy of the Holy Quran that the humans have…

‘Terrorist name’ bars Swiss passenger from US

A French woman was left stunned this week when she was barred from boarding a Swiss airlines flight to New York from Geneva airport after being told she was blacklisted.…

Picture of the Day: Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (as) of Qadian & His Companions

Source: flickr.com From left to right: Back row: 1. Master Ghulam Muhammad of Sialkot 2. Sayyid Hamid Shah 3. Mir Nasir Nawab 4. Munshi Taj Din 5. Hakim Fazl Ilahi of…

Business as usual for Ahmadis in W. Java, despite threat

Source: thejakartapost.com Ahmadis in Ciamis, West Java, are observing their religious activities as usual at the Nur Khilafat Mosque, despite a call from the local Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) for them…

Video: Biologist Kenneth Miller on Free Will and Quantum Physics

Our physics has to allow for free will and even though nineteenth century physics only suggested determinism, Quantum physics has provided, at least possible avenue, for both free will and…

Indonesian Ahmadis defy prayer ban call

Source: ucanews.com Muslim council demands sect adheres to mainstream teachings. Followers of a minority Muslim sect in Indonesia are continuing daily prayers in their West Java mosque despite a call for…

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Miami Talks to Jewish Congregation

Report by Khalid Minhas | Public Affairs and Outreach Director – Miami I was invited by Rabbi Barry Silver to deliver a talk to his congregation- L’Dor Va Dor in Lake…

Egypt: Vow of Freedeom of Religion Is unkept

Sherif Gaber, detained  since last fall on allegations that he started a Facebook page for atheists By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICKAPRIL 25, 2014   NYtimes 04/26/2014 Photo Student supporters of the Muslim…

eDigest: Pope John Paul II was no saint but man who covered up sin

Epigraph: Then We caused Our Messengers to follow in their footsteps; and We caused Jesus, son of Mary, to follow them, and We gave him the Gospel. And We placed in…

Hotel of Death

Source: CNN Varanasi, India A10-hour journey on Indian roads can be difficult and this one, fueled by faith, was more so. Dinesh Chandra Mishra packed moth-eaten woolen blankets for the…

Briton jailed in Pakistan for ‘posing as Muslim’ tells of ordeal

  Masud Ahmad is now living with his family in Glasgow. A British man jailed for “posing as a Muslim”, has spoken for the first time since returning to the…

Jon Kabat-Zinn: ‘The Real Meditation Practice Is How We Live Our Lives From Moment To Moment’

Think meditation is hard, or requires hours and hours of silence and stillness? Think again, mindfulness expert Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D. said at Thrive, The Huffington Post’s second Third Metric conference…

The Fascinating World Of Kumari, Nepal’s Living Goddesses

Huff Post: by Yasmine Hafiz — Though in some traditions goddesses exist only in the spiritual realm, in Nepal they live and breathe. These kumari, or “living goddesses,” are pre-pubescent girls considered to…

New York: Film at 9/11 Museum Sets Off Clash Over Reference to Islam

Film at 9/11 Museum Sets Off Clash Over Reference to Islam By SHARON OTTERMANAPRIL 23, 2014 Photo A film at the soon-to-open National September 11 Memorial Museum on the roots…

Vice President Amissah-Arthur Asks Religious Leaders To Lead Moral Crusade Against Corruption

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has stressed the need for moral uprightness to contribute to the growth of the country’s economy. He said the nation will progress if the structures put…

 

 

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