Hooded flagellants worship during holy week in Pampanga province, Philippines. It looks mighty painful, but for these religious worshipers flagellation is a necessary act of mortification in which they scourge themselves by whipping their own flesh. Although the bloody practice is condemned by the Catholic church and frowned upon in […]
Dr. Abdul Alim
Dr. Abdul Alim is a national of Pakistan and is a physician with specialization in Public Health from University of Texas at Houston USA. He is a member of the reformist, democratic and moderate Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam which inspires his deep commitment to Human Rights, Social Justice, Peace and Secularism. He is an author and Editor on Islam, for The Muslim Times (www.themuslimtimes.Info), a global blog highlighting the positive and true character of Islam as a basis for peace building.
Professionally he is a member of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and UN Development Policy Network. He has more than 20 years of work experience in development management related to governance in social sectors, more specifically in public policy, programme planning, and monitoring and evaluation. For the last 15 years he has worked with the United Nations in the developing world covering countries in South Asia, South East Asia, CEE/CIS, and the Middle East.
Huff Post: By: Alayna Ahmad: The Christian world celebrates the resurrection of Jesus in the festival of Easter. For almost all Christians, Jesus is the Son of God who died to save mankind. Islam rejects this belief and views Jesus, also known as Isa, as a Prophet and the Messiah of […]
theguardian:by Lizzy Davies. Cloth seen by Catholics as burial shroud of Jesus, and medieval forgery by scientists, to be shown on TV for first time in 30 years The shroud of Turin is to be shown on television for the first time in 40 years on Easter Saturday as a […]
A Muslim Times Original By Abdul Alim I grew up reading a lot of interesting fiction. Some of it was interesting stories with good moral lessons and some was just […]
Washington Post: By Michael Gerson: At the Normandy American Cemetery on the cliff above Omaha Beach, there are rows and rows of crosses and Stars of David. Certainly, many buried there were not religious. But the overwhelming majority of Americans in the mid-20th century identified themselves culturally as Protestants, Catholics or Jews, no matter […]
MKA videos: Published on Mar 28, 2013 How Britain’s Largest Mosque is a Shining example of Integration into British Society . On the 24th of March the writer David Goodhart, published an […]
Global Post: DURBAN, South Africa — Donkey, water buffalo and goat are just some of the animals found in mislabeled beef in SouthAfrica. A study by South Africa’s University of Stellenbosch said that a shocking amount of the country’s ground beef and sausages contain various other animals. Perhaps the most horrifying revelation for […]
Berkeley Daily Planet: By Khalida Jamilah: March 8th is a celebration for a worldwide Women’s History Month. It is an appreciation for women’s contribution to society’s progress. For instance, American women were struggling to pursue a higher education as society believed that they were incompatible in developing their intellectual skills. It was […]
In the Islamic tradition, we are reminded, “The best actions are those which are small and consistent.” Those words from the Prophet Muhammad remind us the importance that even the smallest of deeds can have with the right intention. Each of us can pray. Each of us can give. Each of […]
Ahmadiyya Times |By Imran Jattala : The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Spain sees the opening of their second mosque in few days. The newly built Baitur Rahman Mosque, located in […]
Prezi: Based on an article “The Myth of Free and Fair Elections in Pakistan” by Amjad Mahmood Khan. (Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, March 14th, 2013 Prezi transcript Non-Christians? 5% Ahmadi Muslims could only vote by disavowing their Muslim identity. They sat out National, State and local elections. The myth of […]
Russian TV: The BRICS Development Bank is the beginning of the end of the existing monetary management system, Asia Times correspondent Pepe Escobar told RT. RT: There’s no doubt about it, […]
Source: Dissertation Reviews, by Sadia Saeed. A review of Politics of Exclusion: Muslim Nationalism, State Formation and Legal Representations of the Ahmadiyya Community in Pakistan. Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (1835-1908) founded Ahmadiyya Islam in the Indian sub-continent in the second half of the nineteenth century and found himself embroiled in controversy for […]
Express Tribune: LAHORE: The police in Kasur is yet to make an arrest in connection with the attack on a local Ahmadi leader’s house and are instead requesting the Ahmadi community in the area to withdraw their complaint, The Express Tribune has learnt. A mob in Shamasabad village of Kasur district attacked the […]
David Goodhart in the Daily Mail On 24th March 2013 David Goodhart wrote a piece in the Daily Mail titled, “A mega mosque in a suburb that was 90 per cent white 30 years ago and the polite apartheid dividing Britain.”  In the article he stated that “for many of the white […]
Global Post: BELFAST, Northern Ireland — Malachi O’Doherty says his nieces and nephews are helpless at funerals. Raised without religion, they are flummoxed by the practices and customs that accompany a Catholic ritual. Though he himself left the church as a teenager in the 1960s, he’s ambivalent about the loss […]
Source: Huff Post, by Jahnabi Barooah. Holi (also known as Dol Jatra, Basantotsav) is the Hindu festival of colors. It is celebrated at the end of the winter season, on the last full moon day of the lunar month Phalguna. In 2013, Holi will be celebrated on March 27. Holi is observed with great fanfare by Hindus […]
Washington Post: VATICAN CITY — A high-profile Italian Muslim who converted to Catholicism and was baptized by Pope Benedict XVI announced on Monday (March 25) that he will leave the church to protest its soft stance against Islam. Egyptian-born Magdi Cristiano Allam, 61, a prominent journalist and outspoken critic of […]
Scoop: Press Release: Bashir Khan: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Applauded for Message of Peace at the Silver Jubilee Conference in Auckland. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of New Zealand’s Silver Jubilee […]
Pakistani Media Reports: Leading physicists of the world highlighted the achievements of Dr. Abdus Salam at a symposium in London.
Radio Pakistan: Tributes paid to Nobel laureate Prof. Abdus Salam Rich tributes were paid to Pakistan’s first and only Nobel laureate Professor Abdus Salam at a symposium held at Imperial College London today (Tuesday‚ March 26). Leading physicists of the world‚ including Professor Tom kibble‚ Professor Michael Duff‚ Professor Chris […]