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Stop selling arms to help Saudi Arabia wage war and reveal its links to extremists, British public urges May

Exclusive: Poll reveals deep unease about Britain’s close relationship with an autocracy embroiled in a devastating war Rob Merrick Deputy Political Editor @Rob_Merrick 34 comments Britain must end arms sales to Saudi Arabia while the country is accused of the large-scale slaughter of civilians in Yemen’s civil war, Theresa May […]

How Pakistani-Americans are entering interfaith and interracial marriages — and making them work

“I rebelled. I said ‘I’m going to marry whomever I want.’” FAHAD NAVEED | HUFSA CHAUDHRY Saks and Suzie’s Pakistani-Palestinian-American-Muslim family Saks Afridi and Suzie Afridi. — Photo courtesy Saks Afridi Fifteen years ago, at a crowded picnic in Redwood City, California, young college student Saks (short of Sakib) Afridi […]

Marriage in Islam

Ata Ullah Kaleem, The Review of Religions, November 1992 In the beginning I am presenting below the English translation of the Arabic sermon which is delivered on the occasion of the solemnization of a Muslim marriage: All praise is due to God! We laud Him, we beseech help from Him […]

Paradise on Earth

by Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (as) The Review of Religions, January 1997 Translated by Amatul-Hadi Ahmad On the evening of 16 August 1902, after the evening prayer, the Promised Messiah (as), as was his practice, sat down with his companions, for general conversation and discussion. Someone presented him with a […]

Government doesn’t investigate human rights claims against Saudi Arabia before selling arms

Exclusive: Officials only come to an ‘overall judgement’ on whether weapons sold will be used to breach laws Joe Watts Political Editor @JoeWatts_ The Government does not make judgments over whether countries like Saudi Arabia have violated international humanitarian laws in specific cases before granting arms exports to them. Ministers have admitted they […]

The Qur’an on War and Peace

Hazrat Mirza Bashir-ud-Din Mahmood Ahmad – Khalifatul Masih II(ra) One of the criticisms levelled at the Holy Qur’an is that its verses promote violence. But in the following excerpt from Life of Muhammadsa, the biography of the Holy Prophetsa by Hazrat Mirza Bashir-ud-din Mahmood Ahmadra, second successor of the Promised […]