Day: July 21, 2014

Gaza doctor to Obama: Do you have a heart?

World Bulletin — Mads Gilbert Mads Gilbert, a Norwegian doctor who volunteers at the overburdened Shifa hospital in the Gaza Strip, has written a letter addressing US president Barack Obama. Dearest friends, The last night was extreme. The “ground invasion” of Gaza resulted in scores and carloads with maimed, torn apart, […]

Flight 17 Burial Delays Frustrate Families

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—As the bodies of those killed on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 decompose, some stricken families of those on board look set to suffer more frustration if religious burial rites are passed over. Islam typically has strict requirements for burial of the deceased. Rites include bathing corpses, dressing them in white […]

Why I Attended The White House Iftar

Muhammed Chaudhry National Spokesperson, Ahmadiyya Muslim Community This Ramadan I had the opportunity to attend the White House Iftar. And yes, it was an opportunity — one I embraced. Meanwhile, many Muslim leaders nationwide protested the Iftar, openly calling for a boycott. Some actively rejected Iftar invitations, citing the unjust […]