eDigest: The Khalifah of Islam, A Man of Peace, His Holiness Mirza Masroor Ahmad

Epigraph:

Whoso saves one life, it shall be as if he had given life to all mankind.  (Al Quran 5:33)

  

Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad: the Worldwide Leader of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community  

Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad: the Worldwide Leader of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

The lead article is courtesy of Tayyab Mansoor Ph.D.

The Khalifah of Islam, A Man of Peace

Source: Peace Symposium Website His Holiness Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad is the worldwide leader of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Elected to  office in April 2003, His Holiness is the fifth Khalifah (Caliph)…

Two Hundred Verses about Compassionate Living in the Quran

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times As only the Islamophobes, who hate Islam or those Muslims, who want to enforce Shariah Law, of their…

Provident God of the Abrahamic Faiths: Plain Water will Tell you the Story

Epigraph: Do not the disbelievers see that the heavens and the earth were a closed-up mass, then We opened them out? And We made from water every living thing. Will they not then…

What is the most blatant lie taught through Pakistan textbooks? By Herald Exclusive

Herald Dawn: Nationalism and patriotism in Pakistan are contested subjects. What makes us Pakistanis and what is it that makes us love our land and nation? The answers to these…

(Ebola?) The US Is Suffering From An STD Epidemic

businessinsider.com: Infectious diseases seem to come and go, sometimes causing scary outbreaks, while other times seeming to disappear. But some infectious pathogens are always with us, lurking just below the…

Saudi Arabia sentences reformist Shiite cleric to ‘crucifixion’

thestar.com: Raising fears of renewed sectarian tensions in the region, Saudi Arabia’s top court has sentenced a charismatic opposition leader to death for speaking out against the kingdom’s ruling family.…

CIMEL Yearbook Vol.1: Islam and Fundamental Rights in Pakistan

soas.ac.uk: The case of Zaheer-ud-din v. The State and its impact on the fundamental right to freedom of religion by Martin Lau I. Introduction The decision of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in the…

Japanese cuisine under attack from Western food; chefs fight back with school programs

abc.net.au: by Mathew Carney — Japan has already seen steep increases in diet-related diseases such as diabetes. “People take in too much fat with Western foods and get diseases,” Dr Eguchi…

Most Muslim Americans See No Justification for Violence

Gallup.com: by Nicole Naurath — Muslims Americans more likely than other faith groups to reject attacks on civilians ABU DHABI — Muslim Americans are the staunchest opponents of military attacks on…

Muslim women say the ‘ban the burqa’ debate is inspiring positive conversation in Adelaide

Adelaidenow.com: by Amy Moran — Kathryn Jones, of Park Holme, with son Bilal, 4, says the recent controversy over the proposed burqa ban in Parliament House has made Muslim women…

Toronto: CO2 Detectors Mandatory Effective Oct. 15

Carbon monoxide detectors mandatory in Ontario homes starting Wednesday 680 News Charlene Close and Toronto staff Oct 15, 2014 05:08:37 AM 13 Share A new law making carbon monoxide detectors…

Toronto Man gets first ‘Bionic Eye’ Implant

Toronto hospital implants Canada’s first “bionic eye” New retinal surgery gives gift of sight to previously blind patients. Thestar.com Keith Beaty / Toronto Star Order this photo A Toronto hospital…

Top Japanese General on ISIS: ‘Terrorism Is Never Tolerated’

FP.com: by John Hudson — SHARE + Japan isn’t the first country that comes to mind when discussing the growing phenomenon of foreign fighters flocking to Syria to join the…

SBS reporter Patrick Abboud meets the new Aussie face of Islam

SARAH is a proud Anglo blue-eyed Australian woman. She’s also a proud Aboriginal and a Muslim. But while her journey to Islam took three years, her message for those who…

Africa: Worsening Climate Change Could Affect the Economy

allAfrica.com: The devastating effects of climate change are already being felt across the planet, including in Africa. The 2011 drought-induced famine in the Horn of Africa affected more than 10…

Africa: China Slump to Be Bigger Than Expected, Threatening Millions in Africa

allafrica.com: China’s economy faces a slowdown in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to between 2.4% and 5% next year, well below the current 7% IMF estimate, unless the government takes more…

Libya turmoil: Benghazi hit by air strikes and clashes

Gunfire and air strikes have been reported in Libya’s second city, Benghazi, amid an offensive to drive out Islamist militias. The offensive is said to involve forces loyal to ex-general…

UK: NHS ‘cracking’ as admissions due to alcohol hit 10million

Metro UK: The National Health Service of UK is under ‘intolerable strain’ as almost 10 million admissions in England last year were related to alcohol. Treatment costs the taxpayer £2.8billion,…

Despite Nobel win, Pakistan’s Malala hated by many at home

Source: MSN News Courtesy: Dr. Hameed A. Mirza, Canada Malala Yousafzai may have won the Nobel Peace Prize, but she remains an object of hate for many Pakistanis who view her…

What President Thomas Jefferson Can Teach Us, Other Than Separation of Church and State

Epigraph: And if Allah did not repel some men by means of others, there would surely have been pulled down cloisters and churches and synagogues and mosques, wherein the name…

 

 

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