USA: Islamic group launches hijab billboard campaign in Illinois

Islamic group launches hijab billboard campaign,” by Marcella Raymond, WGN, February 19, 2018:http://wgntv.com/2018/02/19/islamic-group-launches-hijab-billboard-campaign/ OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. —  A local Islamic group launched a billboard campaign Monday to educate people about the hijab, the headscarf that’s often worn by Muslim women. The billboards are the first of their kind in the country, designed […]

Fifteen years later

Feb 19,2018 – JORDAN TIMES – James J. Zogby Over the next few weeks, I want to take a look back to February and March of 2003, to those fateful days leading up to the Bush administration’s disastrous invasion and occupation of Iraq. I remember all too well the lies […]

Günter Blobel, Nobel Laureate Who Found Cell ‘ZIP Codes,’ Dies at 81

Günter Blobel, a molecular biologist who was awarded the 1999 Nobel Prize in Medicine for discovering that proteins in any living cell have virtual ZIP codes that guide them to where they can help regulate body tissues, organs and chemistry, died on Sunday in Manhattan. He was 81. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/19/obituaries/gunter-blobel-nobel-laureate-who-found-cell-zip-codes-dies-laureate-who-found-cell-zip-codes-dies-at-81.html&eventName= A spokeswoman for […]

Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat in Japan

Source: Dr M A Tahir Japanese religious representatives belonging to various factions visited the Ahmadiyya Mosque Baitul Ahad Japan on 19th February 2018.                                      Participants being briefed about Ahmadiyya Islam   Founder of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Hazrat Masih Moud A.S. once said japanese are in search of a better religion. […]

India: 70,000 Muslim women protest against Triple Talaq Bill

MUMBAI: A large throng of approximately 70,000 women, mostly clad in hijab, stepped out of their houses in Malegaon to join a silent march protesting against the Centre’s Triple Talaq Bill. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/70000-muslim-women-protest-against-triple-Talaq-bill-in-malegaon/articleshow/62950639.cms Holding placards, they stated they did not want any interference in Sharia (Islamic law) by the government. This […]

Swiss museum dedicated to ‘last witch in Europe’ handed one million-franc donation

  The Local news@thelocal.ch @thelocalswitzer 14 February 2018 witchcrafthistoryanna goeldi Burning of three witches in Baden, Switzerland (1585), by Johann Jakob Wick. A recently-opened museum dedicated to Swiss woman Anna Göldi, often referred to as Europe’s last witch, has received an anonymous donation of one million francs from someone described […]