Dialogue between Religions in Indonesia – On the Interdenominational Construction Site of Humanity

Source: Qantara For the past 20 years, the Indonesian NGO DIAN/Interfidei has been engaged in interdenominational dialogue. The organization has also tried to include atheists, Confucians, and even fundamentalists in its activities – with various degrees of success. Anett Keller reports from Yogyakarta “Everything began with anger,” recalls Daniel Dhakidae, […]

Indian leader makes a case for Muslim unity

By SIRAJ WAHAB | ARAB NEWS JEDDAH: A prominent Indian leader from Hyderabad who performed this year’s Haj said his party has created the right template for the success of Indian Muslims in democratic India. Speaking at a packed Al-Hayat Continental Hotel on Wednesday, Akbaruddin Owaisi, whose Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen party […]

“Sir me three”

Zubair Khan Ex President USA, Mr Bush invited honorable guests in White House for a function. Guest list included PM UK, PM Australia and Chancellor Germnay who happened to be Mr Köhl.  These three by chance were travelling together in a car.  Due to traffic jam they got late. When car carrying these […]

Coffee: an enduring Jordanian tradition

By Muath Freij JORDAN TIMES AMMAN – Since pre-modern times, coffee has been a symbol of Jordan’s heritage and a centrepiece of traditional Jordanian hospitality, according to Ahmad Abu Rumman. The tribal leader, who identified himself as a sheikh of the Ramamna tribe in the Muqablein neighbourhood, noted that serving […]

Pakistan-India cooperation win-win for region: US

By APP Published: November 11, 2011 WASHINGTON: Applauding the constructive approach shown by Pakistan and India at a meeting between their prime ministers in Maldives on Thursday, the United States has said cooperation between the two regional powers would be a win-win for the entire region. State Department Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner said Washington backs constructive dialogue between the […]

Ahmadis fear another attack after intimidation

Source/Credit: The Express Tribune: By Mudassir Raja | November 11, 2011: PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE The residents of F block, Satellite Town fear for their safety after a number of banners cropped up, demanding that Ahmadis leave the area and terming the community’s activities “unconstitutional”. The banners are anonymous, though their demands are clear: for […]