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Rafiq A. Tschannen

Rafiq A. Tschannen is a Swiss national. He converted to Islam and joined the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community at the age of 16 after reading the German translation of the Holy Qur'an. He worked in 15 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Caribbean, first as Finance Director in the private industry and later as Chief Executive Officer of NGOs and International Governmental Organizations. He is now devoting his time to The Muslim Times as Editor for Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Palestine and Switzerland and as Associate Chief Editor.


Source> The Economist. AFTER 11 years spent waging war on terror in Afghanistan and Iraq, almost $1.5 trillion in direct costs and hundreds of thousands of lives lost, the Western public feels it has learned a hard lesson. It is more convinced than ever that even the best-intentioned foreign intervention […]

Khutaba Jumah English Translation: MTA

Assalamualaikum Below please find the synopsis of Friday Sermon delivered by Hadrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah be his support) on 25 January 2013. Wassalam, Rafi Malik Qa’id Publication Majlis Ansarullah, USA Please note: Department of Publication, Majlis Ansarullah, USA takes full responsibility of any miscommunication in this synopsis. Synopsis of […]

Criticism grows of France war on Mali

Criticism has grown of France’s rush to war in Mali without clear international approval, Press TV reports. On January 11, France launched a war under the pretext of halting the advance of fighters in Mali. Some political analysts believe that Mali’s abandoned natural resources, including gold and uranium reserves, could […]