Day: August 9, 2016

Many Americans Hear Politics From the Pulpit

Source: Pew Research Center More say their clergy have spoken out about issues than about specific presidential candidates As the calendar turned from spring to summer and the political season transitioned from the primaries to the general election campaign, many American churchgoers were hearing at least some discussion of social […]

Ibtihaj Muhammad Makes History in Rio

Source: Time By Sean Gregory / Rio de Janeiro Were you hoping Donald Trump was watching? “Who?” Ibtihaj Muhammad, the American fencer who had just lost to Cecilia Berder, of France, in the round of 16 at the women’s individual saber event in Rio, coyly replied with a smile. Her dream […]

UK: Supreme Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the Fifth Khalifa, His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad does an inspection of arrangements for the 50th Annual Convention (Jalsa Salana)

Source: pressahmadiyya.com Inspection of Jalsa Salana 2016 takes place 3-DAY ANNUAL CONVENTION BEGINS ON FRIDAY AT HADEEQATUL MAHDI IN HAMPSHIRE The World Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the Fifth Khalifa, His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad conducted an inspection for the arrangements of the 50th Annual Convention (Jalsa Salana) of the Ahmadiyya […]

Who Made the World a Mess?

Zubair K Khan According to Spengler, who always lambasted current US policies, American General Michael Hayden, who ran the National Security Agency and later the Central Intelligence Agency in the George W. Bush administration was perhaps the most prominent signatory of a letter from fifty former US national security officials  who served in […]

Canada: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community’s nationwide campaign #MobileMuslims stops in Saskatchewan to end Islamophobia

Mobile exhibition in Regina on Tuesday, then on to Moose Jaw and Saskatoon Source: cbc.ca This van and trailer departed from Halifax on July 10 and arrives in Regina on Tuesday. (Antoni Nerestant/CBC) A mobile exhibition that aims to stop Islamophobia has arrived in Saskatchewan. The travelling display is a campaign […]

UK: Leaders of the Ahmadiyya mosque in Glasgow have vowed not to “let hate prevail”

Source: m.eveningtimes.co.uk Leaders of the Ahmadiyya mosque in Glasgow have vowed not to “let hate prevail” following the sentencing of Tanveer Ahmed, who murdered popular Shawlands shopkeeper Asad Shah. However they warned of possible “copycats” taking inspiration from the killer and carrying out further extremist attacks. Taxi driver Tanveer Ahmed, 32, travelled from […]

UK: Western Europe’s biggest mosque ‘The Bait-ul-futuh’ will be redesigned

Source: qz.comqz.comqz.com Western Europe’s biggest mosque complex will be redesigned to counter anti-Muslim stereotypes The Baitul Futuh, in the south London neighborhood of Morden, with a capacity of 10,000. Like many European mosques, it was not purpose-built. The original structure, purchased in 1996, was a disused bottling plant in a narrow […]

UK: Dewsbury Minster teamed up with the Spen Valley branch of The Ahmadiyya Muslim Association to hold the tea party

Source: examiner.co.ukexaminer.co.uk Food, drinks, a raffle, henna tattoos and nail art were also on offer. Dewsbury Minster teamed up with the Spen Valley branch of The Ahmadiyya Muslim Association to hold the tea party. But it was tinged with sadness as organisers were aware that the Forget Me Not hospice was […]

Australia: Ahmadiyya Muslim community participates in the “National Tree Day” at more than 20 sites all around Australia

Source: communitynews.com.au Trees are a blessing in Islam Written by Anjum H Qaisrani, South Lake Fremantle Gazette OPINION IN Islam, planting trees is a continued charity for the one who plants them. This means that every time anyone receives any benefit from a tree such as eating its fruit or sitting under […]

UK: Thirty Thousand Converge to attend the Golden Jubilee of Britain’s Biggest Annual Islamic Gathering Organised by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

Source: benzinga.combenzinga.com London, UK (PRWEB UK) 8 August 2016 – 50th annual Convention celebrates Golden Jubilee in Britain Interview and Photo Opportunities: 5-14 August Convention Dates: 12-14 August Worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim leader Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad to renew calls for freedom, peace and justice – and for Muslims to redouble efforts […]