Picture of the Day

Source: The Telegragh Ants link themselves together between a gap in a wall to create a bridge for other ants to walk over. The insects were forced to improvise after the route back to their nest was obstructed. Photographer Ciju Cherian had left his garden gate open when he went […]

12 Surprising Causes of Depression

There are many well-known depression triggers: Trauma, grief, financial troubles, and unemployment are just a few. But if you are depressed and none of these apply to you, it can be hard to pinpoint a specific cause. In truth, there may not be a concrete reason for your depression. But […]

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 […]

Hafiz Saeed calls for jihad against America

The Muslim Times Editor for Pakistan Credit: Xpress Tribune By AFP / Rana Tanveer Published: April 6, 2012 MUZAFFARABAD / LAHORE: In a fiery Friday sermon, Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed called on the people to wage jihad against America in order to save Pakistan and Islam. “Come […]

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 […]

Why We Need an Open Debate on Israel

Credit: Spiegel-Germany dapd German Nobel laureate Günter Grass has stirred up a debate on Israel with a new poem. Is Israel a threat to world peace? German writer Günter Grass has been blasted as an anti-Semite this week for making just such a claim in a new poem. But while […]

Hijab Asserts Women: Rowan Williams

Source: onislam CAIRO – The outgoing Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams believes that hijab is a personal choice for Muslim women that can help them “assert themselves” in communities with different cultures, The Week reported. “She told me how she would wear her veil and yet take part, too, in […]

Christian Lobby fears polygamist weddings

The Australian Christian Lobby fears legalising gay marriage could lead to polygamists also venturing down the aisle. In its submission to a Senate inquiry on marriage equality lobby spokesman Jim Wallace says married, biological parents provide the ideal environment in which to raise children. He fears allowing same-sex marriage would […]