Day: May 6, 2015

Rule of lawlessness makes Arabs rise up

Summary by Rami G. Khouri, The Daily Star, Lebanon It is tempting but difficult to identify a single dynamic at the level of state and society that explains the many different conflicts across the Arab world. Shiite-Sunni and Iranian-Saudi confrontations? These are all elements of the many complex political, social […]

Who is killing the good ones?

Dawn: RECENTLY, civil society activists gathered in several towns to shed their tears for their brutally cut down heroes — Perween Rahman, Rashid Rehman and Sabeen Mahmud prominent among them. Was their wail heard in the halls of power? For years and years, the people of Pakistan have been treated […]

456. Commandment – Keep on exhorting; for verily, exhortation benefits those who would believe

  Commandment – Keep on exhorting; for verily, exhortation benefits those who would believe [51:56] And keep on exhorting; for verily, exhortation benefits those who would believe. [88:22] Admonish, therefore, for thou art but an admonisher; [88:23] Thou hast no authority to compel them. [87:10] So go on reminding; surely, reminding is profitable. [87:11] He who fears […]

455. Commandment – Divines and those learned in the Law prohibit them from uttering falsehood and eating things forbidden

  Commandment – Divines and those learned in the Law prohibit them from uttering falsehood and eating things forbidden [5:64] Why do not the divines and those learned in the Law prohibit them from uttering falsehood and eating things forbidden? Evil indeed is that which they do. [21:74] And We made them […]