Mother of Hazrat Khalifatul Masih V (aba) has passed away in Pakistan; Inna Lillahe wa inna ilaiHe Rajeoon

It is very sad to announce that the beloved mother of Hadhrat Khalifatul Massih V (aba) passed away on 29th July 2011. Inna Lillahe wa inna ilaiHe Rajeoon. May Allah the Almighty rest her soul in peace and may He grant her His everlasting paradise. Ameen The Editorial team of the Muslim Times expresses heartfelt condolences to […]

Editorial: Should we fear the far right?

Source/Credit: The Times of Malta / Sunday 31 July 2011 Since that fateful day in September 2001, the definition of the word ‘terrorism’ has been somewhat revised by the popular press to refer almost exclusively to Islamic fundamentalism. Western governments’ intelligence work, and the media spotlight, has focused almost exclusively on […]

Ramadan begins Monday

By Mohammad Ghazal, The Jordan Times. AMMAN – The holy month of Ramadan begins Monday in Jordan, Chief Islamic Justice Ahmad Hilayel announced Saturday. “Monday will be the first day of the holy month of Ramadan,” Hilayel said yesterday at a routine ceremony held by the Ministry of Awqaf and […]

Xbox addict ‘dies from blood clot’

Source: Yahoo! The family of a budding computer programmer have on Saturday launched a campaign to raise awareness about the health risks of playing online computer games after their son died following a marathon session on his Xbox. A post-mortem revealed that 20-year-old Chris Staniforth — who was offered a […]

Turkey’s military in turmoil as top brass quit

By SIMON CAMERON-MOORE | REUTERS, Arab News ISTANBUL: Turkey faced turmoil within its military on Saturday after the country’s four most senior commanders quit in protest over the detention of 250 officers on charges of conspiring against Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan’s government. Chief of General Staff General Isik Kosaner stepped […]

San Cristobal de las Casas

Source: Mexico Today San Cristobal de las Casas is a scenic, well-restored colonial town in the mountains of Chiapas. Hippies from the US, Argentina, and all points in between line the streets selling jewelry and exchanging greetings with traditionally dressed Mayan women selling fruit and their own handicrafts. Its center […]

UK: Islamic extremists set up Sharia law controlled zones in British cities; posters are being posted in the streets and bus stops

Strict: The posters warn passers-by that theyare entering a zone where Islamic rules, such as ‘no alcohol’, are ‘enforced’. ‘We want to run the area as a Sharia-controlled zone and really to put the seeds down for an Islamic Emirate in the long term.’ Source/Credit: Daily Mail UK – Online; 29th July 2011. Photo […]

Envoy contrasts terror in Israel, Norway

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Norway’s ambassador to Israel drew distinctions between the Oslo and Utoya massacres and Palestinian terrorism. Svein Sevje said in an Israeli newspaper interview Tuesday that while the Norwergian bomb and gun rampages that killed 76 people and Palestinian attacks should both be considered morally unacceptable, he wanted […]