Americas

Global Muslim Leader (Khalifa) Contacts President Obama

On April 5th, 2012, Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA’s National Spokesperson, Harris Zafar, is interviewed on the Jordan Sekulow radio show (www.JordanSekulow.com) to speak about the letter that the worldwide supreme leader (Khalifa) of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, has sent to US President Barack Obama, alerting him […]

The Faces of Christian Politics

Credit: Newsweek: Leaders of a changing movement Win McNamee / Getty Images Who speaks for the religious right? That used to be an easy question to answer. On matters of faith and politics, Jerry Falwell, Pat Robertson, and James Dobson were towering figures, opinionated, controversial, and vastly influential. But much […]

US playing cat and mouse with Pakistan

Credit: Asia Time: The United States has placed a bounty of US$10 million on the head of Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, accused by Delhi of masterminding the militant mayhem in the Indian city of Mumbai in 2008. The action has surprised Pakistan, where Saeed lives openly, and casts a shadow over moves for […]

MLK, Trayvon and Jesus

Huff Post April 4 is the 44th anniversary of the martyrdom of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This week is Holy Week. So what do Trayvon Martin, Dr. King and Jesus have in common? No, this question isn’t the beginning of a bad joke — the answer is […]

From Pakistan, answers needed about Osama bin Laden

Credit: Washington Post: By David Ignatius, Wednesday, April 4, 2:14 AM Let’s see if we’ve got the numbers straight: Osama bin Laden lived in five houses in Pakistan, fathered four children there, kept three wives who took dictation for his rambling directives to his terror network, had two children born in public […]

Beauty contest may allow transgender

Credit: TOI The Miss Universe Organization announced on Monday that it might reverse an earlier decision and allow a transgender woman to enter the Miss Universe Canada pageant. Jenna Talackova, 23, was born male, leading organizers to disqualify her last month as a finalist in the 61st Miss Universe Canada […]

Shari’a Law Open House

Source: Tillsonburg News – The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association of Canada (AMYA) is hosting a Shari’a Law open house this Saturday (April 7) at the Tillsonburg Public Library from 12 noon until 4 p.m. The event is titled “Shari’a, The misunderstood Islamic Law” and designed as an information session to […]

Truck Trailers Tossed like Toys in Texas

http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_416x234_embed.swf?context=embed&videoId=bestoftv/2012/04/03/vo-nr-texas-tornado-trailers-wfaa.cnn Lancaster, Texas (CNN) — Cleanup efforts began in Texas on Tuesday after tornadoes ripped through the Dallas-Fort Worth area, tossing tractor-trailers like toys, forcing airlines to cancel flights and causing widespread damage. In Lancaster, Texas, south of Dallas, roofs were stripped to bare plywood and houses were speared by […]