Merkel calls for joint efforts with Russia to battle Islamist terrorism

   Reuters International FEB 18, 2017 –  German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers her speech during the 53rd Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, February 18, 2017. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (reuters_tickers) MUNICH (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said Europe’s ties with Russia remained challenging, but it was important to […]

What We’re Fighting For

Our acts of moral courage defend America as surely as any act of violence. By PHIL KLAY FEB. 10, 2017  When his convoy was ambushed during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, First Lt. Brian Chontosh ordered his Humvee driver to head straight into the oncoming machine gun fire. They punched through, landing […]

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 […]

World in Crisis – How do cope?

Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad – Khalifatul Masih V(aba) Refugees from Syria and beyond are flooding countries in Europe, trying to escape the devastation and death in their homelands. How can the world help them while also maintaining peace in their own countries? On 17th May 2016, the Worldwide Head of the […]

Defeating Daesh is not impossible

İBRAHIM KALIN@ikalin1 A displaced woman, who fled from Daesh terrorists in Mosul, holding her baby at Deepaka camp in the northwest of Irbil, during an operation against Daesh in Mosul, Iraq, Oct. 20, 2016. Daesh rose to prominence because of a series of mistakes committed in the name of political […]