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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

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 […]

Muslim populace to? grow by 35% in 20 yrs

The Muslim population in the Middle East and North Africa region is expected to grow by 37 per cent in the next 20 years, while the world’s Muslim population is expected to increase by about 35 per cent in the same period. Meanwhile, among the Muslim majority countries of the world, the […]

Eight soldiers killed in North Waziristan clash

MIRAMSHAH: Around 150 militants armed with rockets attacked a security checkpost in Pakistan’s Waziristan on Thursday, killing eight soldiers, intelligence officials said, as tensions rise in the border region. Twelve militants were killed in retaliatory firing by security forces. The attack came on the heels of stepped-up missile strikes by […]

Al-Asheikh rewards endowment finder

By YOUSUF MUHAMMAD | ARAB NEWS JEDDAH: Islamic Affairs Minister Saleh Al-Asheikh rewarded Muhammad Al-Rashoud, a Saudi, for informing the ministry about an endowment property valued at SR1.74 million in Makkah. The minister thanked Al-Rashoud for his cooperation in uncovering the unknown endowment property, spread on an area of 858.42 […]

Amman hospitals treat wounded Libyans

AMMAN – Lying in a hospital bed flanked by two compatriots who were injured during the ongoing violence in Libya, Hani Mustafa said he hopes his injury will improve after receiving treatment in Jordan. “I had shrapnel and bullets in my leg. I received primary treatment in Libya, but still […]