Month: January 2015

An open letter to the West from a Muslim

Source: ET Dear Rt Hon Pickles and Lord Ahmad, Peace be upon you too, or, Waalaykum Asalam. Thank you for your letter to Muslims living in Britain. In this difficult climate, where violence and extremism has been testing bonds of inter-communal harmony and tolerance, your letter reaching out to us […]

IS-linked militants say countdown for Japan’s hostages began

Source:msn.com // IS-linked militants say countdown for Japan’s hostages began// < ![CDATA[ (function(n,t){function e(n,i,r){typeof n!="string"&&(r=i,i=n,n=t);i&&i.splice||(r=i,i=[]);n=="c.dom"&&(h=!0);o(n,i,r)}function o(n,t,i,f){var e,o,s,l;n&&r[n]||(e=p(n,t),e?(s=typeof i=="function",l=h&&s&&n!="dap"&&n!="adLoad"&&t&&(t.length!=1||t[0]!="dap"&&t[0]!="c.dom"),l?setTimeout(function(){o=i.apply(null,e);c(n,o)},1):(o=s?i.apply(null,e):i,c(n,o))):u.push(f||{i:n,d:t,f:i}))}function c(t,i){t&&(i?(r[t]=i,l()):n.console&&console.error("Dependencies resolved, but object still not defined. ID: "+t+"ttypeof factory: "+typeof factory))}function l(){var r,f,n,t;if(u.length&&!i){do for(r=u,f=r.length,u=[],i=1,t=0;t1);i=0}else i&&(i=2)}function p(i,u){for(var h,c,p,l,e=[],a=u?u.length:0,o,s=0;s<a ;s++){if(h=u[s],o=r[h],t===o){if(c=y.exec(h),c)if(p=c[1],l=n[p],l!==t){e.push(l);continue}else f||(f=setTimeout(w,v));break}e.push(o)}return a==e.length?e:0}function w(){f=0;l()}function b(n,i,r){(typeof n!="object"||n&&n.splice)&&(r=i,i=n,n={});i&&i.splice||(r=i,i=[]);k(n.js);r&&o(t,i,r)}function k(n){if(typeof n=="string")a(n);else if(n)for(var t=0;t//ads1.msads.net/library/8.3/dapmsn.js//static-hp-neu.s-msn.com/_h/d6ea042c/webcore/externalscripts/jquery/jquery-2.1.1.min.js//static-news-neu.s-msn.com/en-us/news/_sc/js/9b610404-911a3bb0/direction=ltr.locales=en-us.themes=gray.dpi=resolution1x/48-b0c994-7573d369/36-a79eb6-dc19049b/65-728941-68ddb2ab/e5-fcb0b0-68ddb2ab/metrosdk-js-6e-7a6434b8fb4513b3bfed57ee2fbf5a-71a2afc2/d9-c4a0fd-5ea04365?ver=2.0.5499.31052&fdhead=spartansimplified&ocid=iehp// < ![CDATA[ define("headData",["evaluate"],function(n){var i=document.getElementsByTagName("head")[0],t,r,u;return […]

Yemeni president quits, throwing nation deeper into chaos

Source: msn.com // Yemeni president quits, throwing nation deeper into chaos// < ![CDATA[ (function(n,t){function e(n,i,r){typeof n!="string"&&(r=i,i=n,n=t);i&&i.splice||(r=i,i=[]);n=="c.dom"&&(h=!0);o(n,i,r)}function o(n,t,i,f){var e,o,s,l;n&&r[n]||(e=p(n,t),e?(s=typeof i=="function",l=h&&s&&n!="dap"&&n!="adLoad"&&t&&(t.length!=1||t[0]!="dap"&&t[0]!="c.dom"),l?setTimeout(function(){o=i.apply(null,e);c(n,o)},1):(o=s?i.apply(null,e):i,c(n,o))):u.push(f||{i:n,d:t,f:i}))}function c(t,i){t&&(i?(r[t]=i,l()):n.console&&console.error("Dependencies resolved, but object still not defined. ID: "+t+"ttypeof factory: "+typeof factory))}function l(){var r,f,n,t;if(u.length&&!i){do for(r=u,f=r.length,u=[],i=1,t=0;t1);i=0}else i&&(i=2)}function p(i,u){for(var h,c,p,l,e=[],a=u?u.length:0,o,s=0;s<a ;s++){if(h=u[s],o=r[h],t===o){if(c=y.exec(h),c)if(p=c[1],l=n[p],l!==t){e.push(l);continue}else f||(f=setTimeout(w,v));break}e.push(o)}return a==e.length?e:0}function w(){f=0;l()}function b(n,i,r){(typeof n!="object"||n&&n.splice)&&(r=i,i=n,n={});i&&i.splice||(r=i,i=[]);k(n.js);r&&o(t,i,r)}function k(n){if(typeof n=="string")a(n);else if(n)for(var t=0;t//ads1.msads.net/library/8.3/dapmsn.js//static-hp-neu.s-msn.com/_h/d6ea042c/webcore/externalscripts/jquery/jquery-2.1.1.min.js//static-news-neu.s-msn.com/en-us/news/_sc/js/9b610404-911a3bb0/direction=ltr.locales=en-us.themes=gray.dpi=resolution1x/48-b0c994-7573d369/36-a79eb6-dc19049b/65-728941-68ddb2ab/e5-fcb0b0-68ddb2ab/metrosdk-js-6e-7a6434b8fb4513b3bfed57ee2fbf5a-71a2afc2/d9-c4a0fd-5ea04365?ver=2.0.5499.31052&fdhead=spartansimplified&ocid=iehp// < ![CDATA[ define("headData",["evaluate"],function(n){var […]

Exacerbation of Islamophobia

Source:ET While the deadly attack on the French magazine, Charlie Hebdo, was widely condemned, the magazine’s subsequent decision to carry yet another illustration of the Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) on its front cover has sparked controversy within the Western world, alongside triggering indignation across much of the Muslim […]

Should Freedom of Expression Have Limits?

Source: Huffington Post By Farooq Aftab, Spokesperson Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Worldwide & AMYA UK, Lawyer, Human Rights Advocate, News Commentator, Writer & Public Speaker/Trainer on Islam In light of the recent attacks on Charlie Hebdo, the debate on freedom of expression has once again come to the fore. It is claimed that […]