Month: April 2014

Obama: US will defend the Philippines

CBS-ABN News: by RG Cruz — MANILA (UPDATE) – US President Barack Obama steered clear of China on Monday night as he said that the United States’ commitment to defend the Philippines is iron-clad. This, after the US leader failed to categorically say during an earlier joint press conference with President Benigno […]

The Convenient Omissions From Islamic History

Courtesy: Ansar Raza: Missionary Vaughan Jama`at Source: Pak Tea House July 26th, 2013 | 149 Comments This is an insightful and intelligently argued article sent to us by Miss Mahnoor Khan. She makes a very pertinent point that the present Muslim mindset and for that matter to some extent even extremism, are outcomes […]

Allama Iqbal Day celebration in Toronto

Allama Iqbal Day celebration in Toronto First International Poetry Recitation to Commemorate Allama Iqbal Day,Poet of the East First international Mushaira to commemorate the birthday of Allama Dr Muhammad Iqbal was held in Toronto on April 27, 2014 at Toronto Plaza Hotel. It was organized by Mr Nafees Zakaria, Consul […]

Ukraine crisis: Britain to host talks over looted assets

Telegraph: The two-day London meeting will be attended by senior government officials, prosecutors and representatives from financial centres and international organisations. Britain will on Tuesday host international talks aimed at recovering Ukrainian assets believed to have been looted under the regime of deposed president Viktor Yanukovych. The international Ukraine Forum […]

Brutal sectarian warfare has returned to Iraq

STORY SUMMARY by David Ignatius Iraq appears to be slipping back into civil war, and Sheikh Zaydan al-Jabiri, one of the political leaders of the Sunni insurgent group known as the Tribal Revolutionaries, seems confident that his side is winning. Make no mistake: Brutal sectarian war has come again to […]

Indonesian Ahmadis defy prayer ban call 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 mosque despite a call for a ban from the district’s Indonesian Ulema Council. Syaiful Uyun, an Ahmadiya cleric at the […]