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Zubair Khan

" Holder of three bachelor (honours) degrees in administration, management and strategic studies. Possess more than 40 years of experience on various managerial and adminstrative posts of private and public organizations. Contributes to Urdu and English periodicals regularly. Currently engaged as in charge Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission in Croatia

Christians find God in US national parks

Source: RNS BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Utah (Deseret News) The short, black cross is almost an afterthought, wheeled out of a supply closet moments before introductions begin. Its arrival wraps up 20 minutes of guitar practice and nervous chatter, all part of prepping for a weekly worship service. “You have […]

ISIS blew up famous Mosul mosque

Source:CNN The United States and Iraq said ISIS blew up a historic mosque in Mosul that was the ideological heart of the terror group and the birthplace of its self-declared caliphate. ISIS, through its news agency, said US warplanes were responsible for the loss late Wednesday of the Great Mosque […]

Why Do Muslims Fast?

Source:/www.academia.edu Certain truths are by nature evident and need not be discussed in normal circumstances. But,in a day and age when the most evident truths are shrouded by the clouds of doubts and questioned, one is forced to discuss even the most obvious of them. One such truth is the necessity for […]

The Tunisian women who want to be virgins again

Source:BBC In Tunisia, young women are expected to be virgins when they marry, leading to a growing trade in hymen reconstruction surgery. Yasmine (not her real name) looks nervous. She’s biting her nails and checks her mobile phone constantly.”I consider this to be deception and I’m really worried,” she says. We’re on […]

With an eye on China, Australia-India warily embrace

Source: AT When India recently decided against allowing Australia to join the upcoming Malabar joint naval exercises it holds annually with the United States and Japan, the move immediately sparked speculation that New Delhi’s exclusion aimed to appease China. China had recently warned against expanding the annual Malabar Exercises naval exercises, […]

One of the greatest rivalries in any sport

Source: CNN It’s described as one of the greatest rivalries in any sport, a match that stops the nations, but few expected the latest clash to end like this. Hot favorite India was supposed to trounce underdog Pakistan in the Champions Trophy cricket final in London. Defending champion India had already beaten […]

Taboo-breaking liberal mosque opens in Berlin

Source:The Local With a mission to spread a liberal form of Islam, a mosque where men and women pray side by side has opened its doors in Berlin, complete with female imams. The Arabic phrase “Allahu Akbar” (‘God is greatest’) resonated through the crowded Ibn-Rushd-Goethe-Mosque Friday as US-Malaysian Ani Zonneveld, […]