NTC officials claim Gaddafi dead

Deposed Libyan leader Moamar Gaddafi died of wounds suffered in his capture near his home town of Sirte on Thursday, a senior National Transitional Council official said. NTC official Abdel Majid Mlegta said earlier Gaddafi was captured and wounded in both legs as he tried to flee Sirte in a […]

US immigration for sale‏

Source: Wall Street Journal By NICK TIMIRAOS The reeling housing market has come to this: To shore it up, two Senators are preparing to introduce a bipartisan bill Thursday that would give residence visas to foreigners who spend at least $500,000 to buy houses in the U.S. The provision is […]

Top diplomat to head ICRC

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has appointed Peter Maurer, secretary of state at the Swiss foreign ministry, as its new president. He will take over from July 2012 and replace Jakob Kellenberger who asked to retire after 12 years at the helm of the Swiss-run organisation, the […]

Haj without permits unlawful: Mufti

By P.K. ABDUL GHAFOUR | ARAB NEW JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia sought to discourage Saudis and expatriates from performing pilgrimage this year without valid Haj permits with an intensified public awareness campaign through the media.The country’s grand mufti also said it was unlawful to do Haj without permits. “Helping pilgrims to […]

Letter to a Christian Nation

Book Review – Letter to a Christian Nation   Introduction: Why Sam Harris Wrote Letter to a Christian Nation? In Letter to a Christian nation, Sam Harris makes a sneering, feeble and condescending attempt to demonstrate that religion is an imagination of human mind and the sooner humanity discards it, […]

Age of the Promised Messiah(as)

Age of the Promised Messiah(as)   One example of an attempt by the opponents of the Ahmadiyya Jama’ah to discredit Hadhrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad Al-Qadiani(as) is to purport that he received false, or fabricated, revelations regarding the age of his death. Here the opponents say that whilst the Promised Messiah(as) […]

Muslims face negative perception in Canada.

Source: Nanaimo Daily News. A new national survey that tapped the level of “positiveness” that Canadians feel toward selected groups suggests that Muslims – significantly more than 10 other subsets of society – remain a magnet for negativity a decade after the 9/11 attacks on the U.S. Just 43 per […]

Saudi mufti bans soccer for Muslims

SOURCE: IRANIAN PRESS TV A Saudi Arabian mufti has issued a religious degree (fatwa) prohibiting soccer for Muslim youth because it has been invented by Jews, Christians, infidels, the US, Russia, France and their lackeys. Abdullah al-Najdi advised Muslim youth to avoid playing soccer unless under specific conditions, IRNA reported. […]

A Saudi-Iranian cold war takes shape

By Rami G. Khouri The Daily Star Lebanon The Middle East continues to experience one of its most tumultuous moments of structural change in several generations, and countries are reconfiguring both their domestic power structures as well as their intra-regional relations. In this context, we can expect much of the […]