Day: August 6, 2015

Making home a peaceful abode

ARAB NEWS Published — Friday 7 August 2015 Strong family ties built on the teachings of Qur’an and Sunnah provide the necessary foundation for a happy and joyous household and in turn contribute to the overall health of a society. On the other hand, members of troubled families struggle to […]

The pleasures of learning

IBRAHIM B. SYED Published — Friday 7 August 2015   The rise of Muslims to the zenith of civilization in a period of four decades was based on Islam’s emphasis on learning. This is obvious when one takes a look at the Qur’an and the traditions of Prophet Muhammad (peace […]

Colonisation not occupation

Aug 06,2015 – JORDAN TIMES – Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh For decades we have been referring to Israel’s presence in the Palestinian territories, which it conquered by brute force, as “occupation”. At this point in time, it is becoming crystal clear that Israel’s unwanted presence in the said territories is colonisation. There […]

Religion in Indonesia: With God on whose side?

Indonesia’s guarantee of religious freedom looks hollow Aug 8th 2015 | JAKARTA | From the print edition image: http://cdn.static-economist.com/sites/all/modules/custom/ec_bookmark/assets/timekeeper-btn.png http://platform.twitter.com/widgets/tweet_button.b4a367eaaf8727457b2c58a20f015188.en.html#_=1438887827427&count=horizontal&counturl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.economist.com%2Fnews%2Fasia%2F21660573-indonesias-guarantee-religious-freedom-looks-hollow-god-whose-side&dnt=true&id=twitter-widget-0&lang=en&original_referer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.economist.com%2Fnews%2Fasia%2F21660573-indonesias-guarantee-religious-freedom-looks-hollow-god-whose-side&related=theeconomist&size=m&text=Religion%20in%20Indonesia%3A%20With%20God%20on%20whose%20side%3F&url=http%3A%2F%2Fecon.st%2F1IPVfQT&via=TheEconomist image: http://cdn.static-economist.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/290-width/images/print-edition/20150808_ASP004_0.jpg Ahmadis: always under threat LAST month, just days before Idul Fitri, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, worshippers at the An-Nur mosque in southern Jakarta, […]