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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.

A Christian Plot for Domination?

Courtesy: The Daily Beast Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry aren’t just devout—both have deep ties to a fringe fundamentalist movement known as Dominionism, which says Christians should rule the world. by Michelle Goldberg | August 14, 2011 10:51 PM EDT With Tim Pawlenty out of the presidential race, it is […]

Islamic version of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” – “Wenn der Mufti als Joker einspringt”

Source: Spiegel Online News only in German …  You can translate by using Google translator! Ratespiele im Ramadan: Von “Wer wird Millionär?”, dem weltweit erfolgreichen Showkonzept, gibt es jetzt eine islamische Version. In Pakistan beantworten die Kandidaten ausschließlich Fragen rund um die Religion. Der Hauptpreis lässt allerdings nur wahrhaft Gläubige in Verzückung geraten. Man stelle sich vor: Bei “Wer wird Millionär?” würde kein einziges Mal geklatscht. Wenn der Kandidat eine Frage von Günther Jauch richtig beantwortete, priese das Publikum lautstark Gott. Die Wiedererkennungsmelodie der Sendung wäre ein religiöser Männergesang. […]