Month: January 2016

Falling on deaf ears

Jan 30,2016 – JORDAN TIMES EDITORIAL UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon used strong words against Israel’s latest plan to build yet 153 more housing units in the West Bank during a recent UN Security Council meeting on the Middle East. The UN head criticised Israel’s settlement activities, calling them “provocative […]

ISLAM’S LEGACY OF PLURALISM

. ISLAM’S LEGACY OF PLURALISM By Moin Qazi, India Jalaluddin Rumi, in his epic Masnavi 4: 415-18: states I speak of plural souls in name alone –  One soul becomes one hundred in their frames;  Just as God’s single sun in heaven  Shines on earth and lights a hundred walls  […]