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Recycling the old, with one difference

February 08, 2014 12:15 AM By Rami G. Khouri The Daily Star The widespread anticipation among what seems like just 27 people in the United States who follow the ongoing…

Gazans endure power blackouts with dark humour

  inShAFP / JORDAN TIMES   GAZA CITY — Hemmed in by Israeli and Egyptian blockades, Gaza is plagued by long and frequent power blackouts, prompting some residents to try…

Iran’s President donates $400,000 to Jewish hospital

Source: The Huffington Post President Hassan Rouhani of Iran surprised Tehran’s only Jewish hospital with a generous donation on Thursday, reports the New York Times. His brother personally delivered $400,00…

Humility and its virtues

Humility and its virtues       HUMBLE POSTURE: True worship comes through humility of the soul.   Abu Usama Ath-Thahabi Published — Friday 7 February 2014 Humility is when…

Makkah transport system gathers steam

Makkah transport system gathers steam         MAKKAH: Irfan Mohammed The prestigious Makkah Integrated Transport System is gaining momentum in the holy city as authorities gear up to…

400 gather at Chino Mosque to celebrate life and teachings of Prophet Muhammad

More than 400 men, women and children of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Southern California gathered at the Baitul Hameed Mosque on Ramona Ave. in Chino on January 26th to celebrate their…

Are Pakistan’s talks with the Taliban bound to fail?

    On Thursday, February 6, representatives of the Pakistani government and the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) met in the Pakistani capital Islamabad to discuss a road map aimed at ending…

Israel troops attack al-Aqsa Mosque, clashes ensue

Fri Feb 7, 2014 6:10PM Clashes have erupted between Palestinian worshippers and Israeli soldiers at the al-Aqsa Mosque in the West Bank city of East al-Quds (Jerusalem). The clashes broke…

NICK HAYEK : Swatch head ticked off about NSA spy scandal

swissinfo.ch and agencies February 7, 2014 – 09:07 Hayek’s comments came in response to a letter from New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, who administers the state’s $161 billion (CHF145…

Sowing Fear: World War I and the Seeds of Hyperinflation

By Alexander Jung DPA Inflation in action: This photo shows a German mark note from 1923 with a printed value of 20 million. During hyperinflation, it was stamped to become…

Hamburg : Deadly fire in refugee center – fire appears to have been intentionally set (Ahmadi family killed)

  As previously reported on Short News , in a Hamburg apartment building  in a devastating fire  a 33 -year-old Pakistani woman , and her two sons, aged six and…

Job growth remains weak

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) After a chilly month for job growth in December, hiring warmed up a bit in January. But not by much. The U.S. economy added 113,000 jobs last…

India: Members of Jama’at-e-Ahmadiyya Bangalore take part in “Clothes to the Needy” Drive in Karnataka

Courtesy: Shahid Parvez, Bangalore “Clothes to the Needy” Drive in Karnataka: A Joint Effort by Dubai and Bangalore !!! Inspired from the reports of cloth distribution programs conducted earlier in the…

India: Members of Jama’at-e-Ahmadiyya Bangalore take part in Nirankari Peace Program

Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Representatives take part in Program of Peace organized by Sant Nirankari Mission at Bangalore Courtesy: Shahid Parvez, Bangalore Representatives of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Bangalore took part in the…

eDigest: Bangladesh: Ahmadi Muslims hold 90th Annual Convention in Dhaka

Epigraph: He (Allah) it is Who has sent His Messenger (Muhammad), with guidance and the Religion of truth, that He may make it prevail over all other religions. And sufficient is Allah as…

Earliest footprints outside Africa discovered in Norfolk, UK

By Pallab Ghosh: Science correspondent, BBC News Dr Nick Ashton shows Pallab Ghosh where the footprints were found Related Stories Earliest stone tools to go on show Remains are ‘earliest Europeans’ Humans’…

Can We Believe in God and Science?

Source: Huffington Post By Rabbi Evan Moffic: Congregation Solel Rabbi and Writer The great debate between Ken Ham and Bill Nye attracted huge attention. It also presented a false dichotomy. By…

Archaeologists Discover Major Discrepancy In Bible Story

Huff Post —  Researchers Lidar Sapir-Hen and Erez Ben-Yosef from Tel Aviv University have discovered what may be a discrepancy in the history laid out in the Bible. Using carbon-dating to determine…