Day: July 4, 2016

Seeking God

Source: The Express Tribune By Dr. Asad Zaman; who is vice-chancellor of the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics. He holds a PhD in Economics from Stanford University  For thousands of years, the […]

Why do BBC love to interview the view of Ahmadiyya sect about Islam when majority Sunni or Shia followers consider them as deviants and hate them?

Source. BBC The Ahmadiyya community tend to emphasize a certain openness and acceptance to their adopted countries traditions and customs as opposed to the mainstream Islamic sects. In fact, in the United States, an Ahmadiyya mosque is hosting an open July 4th barbecue close to the nation’s capital. In addition, they […]

Is this the dark age of the Muslim world?

Is this the dark age of the Muslim world? ATHAR OSAMA | NIDHAL GUESSOUM  UPDATED about 2 hours ago   DAWN.com Muslims’ institutes of higher learning are lagging behind in providing quality science and technology education. ATHAR OSAMA | NIDHAL GUESSOUM  UPDATED about 2 hours ago It is a well-known fact that 1.6 billion Muslims contribute a disproportionately smaller […]

Strategy for Saudi-Iran War to Come?

REUTERS James B.T. Dickey 06.23.16 A 30-year-old prince disillusioned with the U.S. is running the show in Saudi Arabia—fighting Iran directly and through proxies all over the map. Is there a strategy? Saudi Arabia’s Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the 30-year-old son of the king and ever more obviously the heir […]

Is this the dark age of the Muslim world?

Dawn.com: It is a well-known fact that 1.6 billion Muslims contribute a disproportionately smaller share to the world’s knowledge. This global community – forming the majority population of 57 countries and spanning virtually every single country of the world – has had only three Nobel laureates in science in the […]

Zakat

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Ever-Merciful   Zakat (Obligatory Alms with prescribed rate) Charity towards man, in the widest sense of the word, is the cornerstone of the Islamic society and a constant theme in the Quranic teachings. There are two kinds of charities in Islam: the obligatory […]