ISLAM

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, […]

British Islamic groups are undermining fight against terror

Source: Daily Mail The former chief crown prosecutor and the country’s most prominent Muslim lawyer has said British Islamic groups are undermining fight against terror by peddling ‘myths’ about the Prevent campaign. Nazir Afzal has claimed an ‘industry’, of Muslim groups was spreading misinformation about the Prevent strategy, according to The Times.The scheme […]

Europe Looks to Indonesia as Model of Peaceful Islam (while it fails Ahmadiyya and Shia Muslims)

Jakarta Globe: Jakarta. Indonesia’s long tradition of peaceful coexistence among diverse religious and ethnic groups is starting to serve as a model for other countries struggling with the challenges of multiculturalism. Nearly 85 percent of Indonesia’s population of 250 million people are Muslims, but the country is notably tolerant of other […]

Hospitals and Health Care in Medieval Islam

Special to The Muslim Times.    By Zakaria Virk, Toronto, Ontario   Hospitals and Health Care in Medieval Islam        https://www.academia.edu/32015924/Hospitals_and_Health_Care_in_Medieval_Islam Medieval Muslims adopted every institution of public service they found in the ountries they conquered (Syria, Iraq, Iran, and Byzantium) during the medieval times. In Iran they found houses for the sick called […]

Should we blame Islam for terrorism?

Source: Guardian By David Shariatmadari It’s a question even liberals can find themselves asking after attacks such as the one in Westminster. But the answer can’t be yes – and here’s why Since the Westminster attacks, many people seem to have been getting stuck on the following question, as they do […]