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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

25$ computer is a reality

David Braben, a game developer from UK has developed the world’s cheapest computer. The USB stick PC developed by David Braben has two ports namely USB port on one side and HDMI port on the other side. Some of the facts about this tiny PC is as follows: CPU powering […]

Brainwave helps stroke victims

Treatment for stroke survivors is being revolutionised by neuro-scientists at Auckland University. They have developed a way to fast-track recovery using electro-magnetic equipment to activate dormant brain cells. Lead researcher Dr Cathy Stinear said the technique prepared the brain when used immediately before a physiotherapy session. “We can excite the […]

My Take: How technology could bring down the church

This year marks the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, and Bible publishers are ostentatiously commemorating the landmark by producing an abundance of gorgeous doorstops. Leather bound Bibles. Two-volume sets. Replicas of the 1611 version complete with “original” illustrations. The hoopla is entirely justified, since the King James Bible […]

Muslim World League eyes better India ties

By P.K. ABDUL GHAFOUR | ARAB NEWS JEDDAH: Abdullah Al-Turki, secretary-general of Muslim World League, has reiterated his organization’s desire to hold an interfaith dialogue conference in the south Indian state of Kerala and hoped the Indian government would soon endorse the program aimed at improving relations among the country’s […]

Palestine Papers: Why I blew the whistle

The mislabeled “peace talks” were instrumental in creating divisions amongst Palestinians, compelling me to speak out. In Palestine, the time for national reconciliation has come. On the eve of the 63rd commemoration of the Nakba, this is a long-awaited and hopeful moment. Earlier this year, the release by Al Jazeera […]

Professor upsets Saudi students

By ARAB NEWS JEDDAH: An inappropriate choice of a photo to clarify a point by a visiting US academic led to the abrupt end of his lecture following the protest of the audience at Taif University on Tuesday. The audience was deeply upset by the photo of a dog wearing […]

“We want to return to Palestine” …

By Mohammad Ben Hussein AMMAN – Chanting: “We want to return to Palestine” thousands gathered in the Jordan Valley town of Karameh on Friday to mark the anniversary of the Nakbeh (catastrophe) in 1948 when the state of Israel was created. Around 5,000 people from across the Kingdom, including refugee […]