eDigest: Alcohol kills one person every 10 seconds worldwide: WHO

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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 their advantage.’ And they ask thee what they should spend. Say: ‘What you can spare.’ Thus does Allah make His commandments clear to you that you may reflect. (Al Quran 2:220)

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Alcohol kills one person every 10 seconds worldwide: WHO

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…

Protecting youth from alcohol abuse

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 their advantage.’…

Switzerland: Alcohol abuse linked to domestic violence

Epigraph: O ye who believe! wine and the game of hazard and idols and divining arrows are only an abomination of Satan’s handiwork. So shun each one of them that you may…

How to be Free from Addiction and Sin?

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD … Destroyed City: Ruins of the ancient Roman city Bet Shean, Israel Prologue There are only 100 Senators in USA Senate, two…

Johanna Neumann, Holocaust Survivor, Tells Story Of Being Saved By A Muslim Family In Albania

Huff Post: by Antonia Blumberg — Johanna Neumann was nine years old when her family escaped from Nazi Germany to seek refuge in Albania. They spent six years there and survived…

Madam Noor Jehan, Zille Huma and Saqib Zeervi Sahib

Courtesy: Shahid Pervaiz, Canada The following are excerpts from pages 352 to 354 of “Tajrebaat jo hein Amanat Hayat ki; the auto-biography of (late) Saqib Zeervi Sahib; a famous Pakistani, Ahmadi, Poet, an…

Canada Speaks on Murder in Police Custody

Press Release from Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Canada Another member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Murdered in Pakistan- This time while in Police Custody Mr Khalil Ahmad (65), an Ahmadi Muslim,…

Police commissioner in N.H. town resigns over Obama slur

(CNN) – A small-town police commissioner in New Hampshire, who originally said he wouldn’t apologize for calling President Barack Obama the n-word, resigned on Monday. Joseph Balboni, Police Commission chairman…

Letter of the Day

Dear Editor, Ever since the May 2010 attacks on two Ahmadiyya Muslim mosques in Lahore, death without dignity has become a bitter reality for Ahmadi Muslims in Pakistan. Along with…

UK: Muslims from Huddersfield joined to raise hundreds of thousands of pounds for charities

Sources: examiner.co.uk Young Muslims from Huddersfield joined thousands from across the country at London’s Battersea Park to raise hundreds of thousands of pounds for several UK charities. Volunteers from the Ahmadiyya…

New Addington could provide Muslim sect with base for new mosque

Source: croydonadvertiser.co.uk NEW ADDINGTON could be on course to get its first mosque, with local leaders of a minority Muslim sect considering the area for a new base. The Shirley branch…

Debunking the Extremist Myth That Islam is Anti-Jewish

Source: Time By Qasim Rashid: He is an attorney, author, and national spokesperson for Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA. His upcoming book,EXTREMIST: A Response to Geert Wilders & Terrorists Everywhere, is due…

US justice department charges Chinese with hacking

Attorney General Eric Holder: “This case should serve as a wake-up call to the seriousness of the ongoing cyber threat” Continue reading the main story Related Stories Arrests in computer…

View From Abroad: Islam in a post-religious Britain

Dawn: IF you were to read only the tabloid press in the UK, you could be excused for thinking that an Islamic takeover was imminent. From Sharia courts to the…

eDigest: India versus Hinduphobia: What Narendra Modi’s Election as Prime Minister Really Means

Epigraph: And revile not those whom they call upon beside Allah, lest they, out of spite, revile Allah in their ignorance. Thus unto every people have We caused their doing…

Blasphemy: Islamic ideals of justice and fair play

Daily Times: Only a court can decide on the basis of evidence, not emotion, as to whether a certain act amounts to blasphemy or not. Is the concept of reward…

Iran’s secret drug addicts

Toronto Star, 2014/05/18 A growing number of Iranian women have habit so taboo in this traditional Islamic society that some believe they deserve death. View 2 photos zoom MARYAM RAHMANIAN…

 

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