eDigest: Circumcision Can Prevent Prostate Cancer, If Performed After the Age of 35

Epigraph:

Then God said to Abraham, “As for you, you must keep my covenant, you and your descendants after you for the generations to come. This is my covenant with you and your descendants after you, the covenant you are to keep: Every male among you shall be circumcised. You are to undergo circumcision, and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and you.  (Genesis 17:9-11)

 

A painting of Abraham’s departure by József Molnár

Lead post collected by  the Muslim Times’ Editor for Canada

 

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…

 

Science of Circumcision: Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac or St. Paul?

Written and Collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times According to the Islamic understanding, Abraham, Ishmael and Isaac, may peace of God be on all…

Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Study Reports

NY Times: A review of studies has found that the health benefits of infant male circumcision vastly outweigh the risks involved in the procedure. But the study, published online in Mayo Clinic Proceedings,…

Denmark & Sweden may Ban Non-Medical Circumcision of Boys and the Muslim Times’ Response

Epigraph: On that very day Abraham took his son Ishmael and all those born in his household or bought with his money, every male in his household, and circumcised them,…

Circumcisions to Help Prevent AIDS Are on the Rise

A painting of Abraham’s departure by József Molnár. It was with Prophet Abraham that male circumcision started The NewYork Times: by Donald G. McNeil Jr. – Circumcision for AIDS prevention is increasing rapidly…

Male Circumcision, From St. Paul to Hillary Clinton

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD In a recent CNN video clip, in the context of the World AIDS Day, it was documented that the Secretary of State,…

Islam versus Christianity: Utilitarian purpose of the Islamic teachings

It is said that a teaching of the Bible is that if a person is smitten on the right cheek he should present the left one to the one who smites. This…

Alcohol blamed for thousands of new cancer cases annually in Ontario

Epigraph: They ask thee concerning wine and the game of hazard. Say: ‘In both there is great sin and also some advantages for men; but their sin is greater than…

‘Chaos’ reigns as deadly tornadoes slam several states

By Ed Payne, Joe Sutton and Devon Sayers Mayflower, Arkansas (CNN) – A brutal band of severe weather battered the central Plains and mid-South late Sunday, killing at least 16 people in Arkansas and…

Indian cricket: far beyond the boundaries of fairness

Source:UCANEWS.com Author:Ivan Fernades The United Nations General Assembly named April 6 as the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace because it says sport is an embodiment of humanity’s most valiant…

Indonesian Ahmadis defy prayer ban call

UCAnews.com: by Katharina R. Lestari — Muslim council demands sect adheres to mainstream teachings Followers of a minority Muslim sect in Indonesia are continuing daily prayers in their West Java…

Iran President Rouhani urges equal rights for women

BBC News — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has urged equal opportunities and rights for men and women, and condemned sexual discrimination. In a speech marking Women’s Day, Mr Rouhani criticised…

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…

Muhammad the Messenger of Peace: A Successful Conference, In Dayton, Ohio

By Mirza Mahmood Ahmad The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Dayton recently took a bold step in organizing a conference in the University of Dayton this year on April 8th.  The theme…

France: Conference at Europe Business School: Geopolitics and Religions in Pakistan

Mahrukh Arif | Secrétaire Générale – Responsable Communication Cultures & Croyances | Education – Religions – Laïcité A large part of the audience was composed by judges and lawyers who…

letter to Times via @aboosalik – 30 years ago today Pakistan made it illegal for Ahmadis to call themselves Muslims

Source: twitter.com Kindly click on the image to zoom it…

Ghana: Pray for the stability and progress of Ghana – Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur

Source: ahmadiyyatimes.blogspot.in Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has urged religious organizations to encourage their members to enhance their morality so that they can be entrusted with positions of trust for good national…

Early Islam in Madurai: Times of India

READ MORE Kazimar Big Mosque MADURAI: The wide Kazimar Street, which branches off from the busy TPK Road near Periyar Bus stand, is one of the oldest settlements of Muslims…

Abbas: Holocaust ‘Most Heinous’ Crime of Modern Era

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has called the mass killing of Jews in the Holocaust “the most heinous crime” against humanity in the modern era. Mr. Abbas’ statement was published Sunday by…

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…

Demented Tony Blair recites the Saudis’ creed in his latest speech

Source: The Independent By Patrick Cockburn World View: The former prime minister’s intervention on radical Islam was aimed at all the wrong targets Ayman al-Zawahiri, the leader of the core…

Robert Fisk: Yet another betrayal of the Palestinians ‘Barack Obama becomes the latest US President effectively to give up on the peace process’

Dead in the water. Just as the entire world predicted – with the exception of Messrs Barack Obama and John Kerry and, I suppose, our favourite “peace” envoy Tony Blair…

Iraq’s sham elections

Story Summary At the last elections, in 2010, it was clear that what the people of Iraq wanted did not really matter, and that with Iran’s backing, Nouri al-Maliki was…

US, PH reach new defense deal

ABS.CBN news — MANILA — The signing of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation (EDC) between the United States and the Philippines has been scheduled on Monday morning, ahead of the arrival…

Jackfruit heralded as ‘miracle’ food crop

theguardian: by Suzanne Goldenberg — It’s big and bumpy with a gooey interior and a powerful smell of decay – but it could help keep millions of people from hunger.…

 

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