by Taylor Luck, The Jordan Times AMMAN — The Awqaf Ministry has banned four clerics for encouraging citizens to support the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group during Friday sermons earlier this month, the minister, Hayel Dawood, said Wednesday. Eyewitnesses say the four imams urged citizens to “come to the aid” […]
by Hana Namrouqa | Oct 22, 2014 | JORDAN TIMES AMMAN — Jordan now ranks as the world’s second water-poorest country, where water per capita is 88 per cent below […]
JEDDAH: FOUZIA KHAN Published — Thursday 23 October 2014 Several Haj pilgrims who have just concluded their lifetime spiritual experience appeared sad while leaving the holy land and many of […]
NEIL BERRY ARABNEWS.COM Published — Thursday 23 October 2014 The “recognition” of a Palestinian state by the UK Parliament on Oct .13 has been scorned as gesture politics. The criticism is not without substance, but this was a gesture with no small symbolic significance, underlining as it did the moral […]
Qur’an lesson for today: 271. Commandment to turn not thy cheek away from men in pride nor walk in the earth haughtily.
271. Commandment to turn not thy cheek away from men in pride nor walk in the earth haughtily [31:19] ‘And turn not thy cheek away from men in pride nor walk in the earth haughtily; Surely, Allah loves not any arrogant boaster.
272. Commandment to be moderate in laugh and weep [9:82] They must laugh little and weep much as a reward for that which they used to earn.
| By TIA GOLDENBERG JERUSALEM (AP) — Dozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews hurled stones and slashed the tires of buses bearing ads promoting female worship at a key Jerusalem holy site, Israeli […]
Salon: This week stateside, the edge may be off the Ebola story for the U.S. news media, as those people in Dallas who were close to the late Thomas Eric Duncan emerge from their 21-day quarantine. The Obama administration has appointed an Ebola czar and the military is pulling together a kind […]
Epigraph: We (Allah) prescribed for the children of Israel that whosoever killed a person — unless it be for killing a person or for creating disorder in the land — […]
By the grace of Allah HUMANITY FIRST’s consignment of blankets for Syrian refugees reached Jordan just in time for the coming cold season. Distribution will start in the next few […]
Soldier dies in chaotic Parliament Hill attack, Jason Kenney says A Canadian soldier and a security guard were shot in Ottawa Parliament, many institutions in lock down A Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa was shot. By: Les Whittington Ottawa Bureau reporter, Joanna Smith Ottawa […]
Source: CNN Turkish-Syrian border (CNN) — In the besieged Syrian city of Kobani, precious medicine rains from the sky. Antibiotics, anesthetics, sanitary supplies and bandages — all desperately needed to treat local fighters and civilians wounded during the siege of this crucial town near the Turkish border. U.S. airplanes are […]
theguardian.com: Terrorist ideology inspired a recent convert to Islam to drive his car into two Canadian soldiers, killing one, before he was shot dead by police, authorities said on Tuesday. Quebec police spokesman Guy Lapointe said the act was deliberate and that one of the two soldiers was in uniform. […]
Australian jihadist Abdullah Elmir vows Isis will fight ‘until black flag is on the top of Buckingham Palace’
independent.co.uk: A 17-year-old Australian boy has appeared in an Isis propaganda video, where he warns the UK and US that militants will keep fighting until “the black flag” is flying over Buckingham Palace. The video is believed to show Abdullah Elmir, who went missing from his home in Sydney at […]
The World Health Organization’s emergency committee is holding talks to discuss the Ebola epidemic. The meeting in Geneva will examine screening measures at borders and consider whether stricter travel regulations should be put in place. New rules in the US require travellers from the worst affected countries to arrive at […]
An Islamic court has stoned a teenager to death in southern Somalia after convicting him of raping a woman, a pro-Islamist news site reports. READ MORE…
The Qur’an on display Posted on October 21, 2014 in News This month, in our Atrium, we feature a large display of copies of the Qur’an (also spelled Qur’an or […]
THIS post and National Geography and several news releases including a FEMA effort to solicit cost and delivery of dried food from its supplies in unprecedented manner are clear alarms of world food crisis. Keep in mind: 1. The huge amount of pig farming and pork consumption. 2. Huge unnecessary […]
theguardian: by Mary O’Hara — Young readers in Florida enjoy the freedom to choose their library books, but campaigners are attempting to restrict content that deals with the challenges of low income. Late last month, for the 32nd year in a row, Banned Books Week was marked across the US. Spearheaded by the […]