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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

Horseback Archery

A participant (left) showcases her archery skills at Jordan’s first International Horseback Archery Competition ‘Al Faris’ on Thursday. His Majesty King Abdullah and members of the Royal family attended the competition’s opening ceremony. Organised by the Public Security Department to mark the 12th anniversary of the King’s accession to the […]

French burka ban challenged by Muslim Couple

They claim the ruling breaches their human rights and restricts their free movement across countries in the European Union. The pair, who wish to remain anonymous, now live in the West Midlands with their two children, claiming the new law forced them out of their home country. They are seeking […]

SCO presidency passed to Kazakhstan

Astana. June 11. Kazakhstan Today – The head of state, Nursultan Nazarbayev, took part in the sessions of the Council of heads of SCO member states in the narrow and extended structures and made a speech today in Tashkent, the agency reports citing the president’s press service. According to the […]

Russia to block UN Syria resolution

By RFI Russia said Thursday it was against a Franco-British resolution on Syria due to be put to the UN Security Council resolution later in the day. And it was joined by China in opposing a US-backed move to get the UN’s nuclear watchdog to condemn Bashar al-Assad’s regime. “The situation […]

Uzbek-German cooperation developing

UzA, Iroda Umarova, 9 June 2011, 21:24 The intergovernmental negotiations on financial and technical cooperation between Uzbekistan and the Federal Republic of Germany were held in Tashkent on 9 June. The event was attended by the heads of ministries and departments related to foreign economic relations, trade, investment, economy, banking and […]