Taboo-breaking liberal mosque opens in Berlin

Source:The Local With a mission to spread a liberal form of Islam, a mosque where men and women pray side by side has opened its doors in Berlin, complete with female imams. The Arabic phrase “Allahu Akbar” (‘God is greatest’) resonated through the crowded Ibn-Rushd-Goethe-Mosque Friday as US-Malaysian Ani Zonneveld, […]

Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl dies

Source:CNN German statesman Helmut Kohl, the architect of German reunification after the end of the Cold War, has died, his Christian Democratic Union party announced Friday. He was 87. Kohl served as chancellor for 16 years — from 1982 to 1998 — and was Germany’s longest-serving leader since 1945. He […]

Arab world’s coming challenges

Jun 16,2017 – JORDAN TIMES Fifty years after the Six-Day War, which marked the beginning of Israel’s occupation of East Jerusalem and the West Bank, the Middle East remains a region in seemingly perpetual crisis. So it is no surprise that, when addressing the region, politicians, diplomats, and the donor […]

Rules of Fasting

Beginning the month of Ramadhan Abu Huraira relates that the Holy Prophet, may peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, said: start the month after sighting the new moon and end it at the next sighting. If you are unable to observe it by reason of the sky being […]