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Zia H Shah

He is a physician practicing in Upstate New York. He is the Chief Editor of the Muslim Times, which has more than 43,000 followers in Twitter. He is also Chair of Religion and Science for the Muslim Sunrise, the oldest Muslim publication in North America. He has authored more than 400 articles on Islam, Christianity, Secularism and Religion & Science. Follow in Twitter: @The_MuslimTimes

Saudis call Obama speech meaningless drivel

By SIRAJ WAHAB, MAHER ABBAS & GHAZANFAR ALI KHAN | ARAB NEWS RIYADH/DAMMAM: Saudis dismissed US President Barrack Obama’s much-anticipated “Arab Spring address” as meaningless, predictable drivel while Egyptians and other Arabs, to whom Obama offered some sops, also did not find anything new in the speech, which according to […]

Norway Business in Brazil Grows

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Norwegian business ties with Brazil are rapidly expanding, especially in the areas of shipping, and the booming oil and gas industry. Norway ranks number seven on Brazil’s list of most important trading partners, and in 2010 the total trade between the two countries increased 47 […]

Run For Peace at Zona Norte Favelas

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Just six months ago the running trail was the stage of sweeping violence that gripped Rio in November last year. Now, the same dirt road drug traffickers used to escape from the police during the massive police and military operation was part of the 4,850 meter […]

Stress leads to forgetfulness

Many of us know it: We feel frazzled, harried and forgetful. Sometimes we can’t remember where we put our glasses or car keys. This modern affliction has the medical name “subjective cognitive impairment” or “busy life syndrome,” as the CPS researchers call it. Sufferers describe feeling chronically stressed and having […]

Obama announces ‘new chapter in American diplomacy

Washington (CNN) — The United States will support efforts for reform across the Middle East and North Africa, including “transitions toward democracy,” President Barack Obama said Thursday. In a speech at the U.S. State Department laying out his policies toward the region, the president said he is marking “a new […]

Arabic Graffiti Exhibition in Berlin

Common ground gallery Berlin, Germany The Common Ground Gallery is located in the Hip Hop Stützpunkt along with From Here To Fame Publishing. The gallery hosts a variety of urban culture, graffiti and Hip Hop related exhibitions, workshops and book releases. The opening hours are linked to the event, so […]

‘Somebody’ knew of Osama hideout: Gates

WASHINGTON – ‘SOMEBODY’ knew about Osama bin Laden’s Pakistani hideout but there is no proof that Pakistan’s political and military leaders were aware of it, US Defence Secretary Robert Gates said on Wednesday. Mr Gates and the US military’s top officer, Admiral Mike Mullen, warned against cutting off aid to […]