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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

Pakistan protests after Nato helicopters wound troops

The Pakistan army protested after two of its soldiers were injured in a clash with Nato helicopters in the Pakistani region of North Waziristan. An army spokesman said Nato “violated Pakistan airspace” and demanded a meeting with Nato officials. Western sources say the helicopters came under attack twice in Afghanistan […]

A Common Word between Us and You

Muslims and Christians together make up well over half of the world’s population. Without peace and justice between these two religious communities, there can be no meaningful peace in the world. The future of the world depends on peace between Muslims and Christians. The basis for this peace and understanding […]

Intelligent Design? PRESIDENT George W. Bush favours teaching both evolution and “Intelligent Design” in schools, “so people can know what the debate is about.” To proponents, Intelligent Design is the notion that the universe is too complex to have developed without a nudge from a higher power than evolution or natural […]

Two drone strikes kill 12 in North Waziristan

  MIRANSHAH: Two US drone strikes targeting a militant compound and a vehicle in the North Waziristan tribal agency killed at least a dozen militants on Monday, officials said. The attacks came days after a warning from Parliament that Islamabad would withdraw transit facility for Nato supplies if the US […]

Data Recovered From Air France Recorders

PARIS — French accident investigators said Monday that they had succeeded in downloading all of the flight data and cockpit conversations from the so-called black boxes of an Air France jet that crashed two years ago in the Atlantic Ocean — a critical breakthrough that could finally resolve the mystery behind […]

Human Rights, Education and Islam

Since times immemorial, man has, at the hand of man, been suffering all kinds of miseries and cruelties; his rights have been violated; he has become alienated from his own species. Today, most of the evils humanity is confronted with are rooted in the violation and deprivation of human rights. […]

King highlights US’ pivotal role in peace process

AMMAN (JT) – His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday underlined America’s pivotal role in the peace process and the region, stressing that despite the current regional developments, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict will remain the region’s core issue. Speaking to the press in Washington, DC, ahead of his meeting with US Secretary […]