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Five Spiritual Mysteries: #2 Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen?

Huff Post: by Deepak Chopra — In every spiritual tradition, different as they are, God is taken to be the moral compass for human beings. He may or may not…

Indonesia: Ahmadis, Shiites cast votes in hope for change

Source: thejakartapost.com In Sidoarjo, East Java, the Sampang Shiites also cast their votes near their displacement camp. A number of police and military personnel were deployed to the location for security…

Indonesia: Displaced Ahmadiyah in Mataram cast votes

Source: thejakartapost.com We hope the elected people’s representatives will embrace all people without differentiating them based on ethnic, religious or racial background. Seventy-one displaced Ahmadiyah at Wisma Transito in Mataram, West…

Ahmadiyya Muslim Association to hold a ‘Holy Founder’s Day’ in Burton

Source: burtonmail.co.uk A MUSLIM group will hold a day of outreach activities to create a ‘bond of brotherhood’ in Burton. The town’s branch of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association will hold a…

Qasmi, “The Ahmadis and the Politics of Religious Exclusion in Pakistan”

Source: clrforum.org Next month, Anthem Press will publish The Ahmadis and the Politics of Religious Exclusion in Pakistan by Ali Usman Qasmi (Lahore University of Management Sciences). The publisher’s description follows. ‘The Ahmadis…

Bill Clinton on Snowden: An ‘imperfect messenger’

Posted by CNN’s Leigh Ann Caldwell (CNN) – Former President Bill Clinton weighed in on Edward Snowden, calling the controversial National Security Agency leaker an “imperfect messenger.” Clinton said Snowden’s…

Up to 20 people stabbed at Pennsylvania high school

(CNN) — A male sophomore went on a stabbing spree at his Pittsburgh-area high school early Wednesday, an emergency management agency spokesman said. At least 20 students at Franklin Regional…

Holy sites in Saudi sacrificed for skyscrapers

  Nick Ames , April 9th, 2014     Development in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, is coming at the cost of the loss of some of the most important sites of…

The First Muslim-American Scholar: Bilali Muhammad

An unfortunate misconception among today’s American Muslim community is that Islam has only been present in America for less than 100 years. Many American Muslims are children of immigrants who…

Indonesia’s Islamic parties surprise with strong showing in election

by kanupriya kapoor AND randy fabi Indonesia’s Islamic parties surprise with strong showing in election  il JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s Islamic political parties are poised to grab a larger-than-expected share…

eDigest: World War I — Drawing parallels from a century ago

Epigraph Permission to fight is given to those against whom war is made, because they have been wronged — and Allah indeed has power to help them — Those who have…

Missing Malaysia plane: Search ‘regains recorder signal’

Source: BBC Teams searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane have reacquired signals that could be consistent with “black box” flight recorders. An Australian vessel heard the signals again on…

Oslo may get its first Islamic school

norwaypost.no: This fall, Oslo may get its first Islamic primary school. The AssociationMothers for Muslim Primary School has fought for several years to have their application approved to open up a school…

France says it backs the evacuation of Muslims in Central African Republic ‘as last resort’

Global Post: France said on Tuesday it supported the evacuation of Muslims under threat of reprisals in Central African Republic “as a last resort,” saying that the priority was to save lives despite concerns…

Pakistan: History at the altar of dogma

Source: The Daily Times In Social Studies textbooks it is mentioned that Hindus are extremists and eternal enemies of Islam, whose culture and society is based on injustice and cruelty,…

One-a-Day Commandments of the Holy Quran – 90. Wheresoever you may be, death will overtake you‏

90. Wheresoever you may be, death will overtake you   [4:79] Wheresoever you may be, death will overtake you, even if you be in strongly built towers. And if some good…

Ukraine crisis: Is Russia ready to move into eastern Ukraine?

Source: BBC Ukraine’s interior minister has warned pro-Russian activists who have taken over state buildings in eastern cities to enter talks to find a political solution or face “force”. Arsen…

Italy rescues 4,000 immigrants in the past 48 hours

AFP , Wednesday 9 Apr 2014       AHRAMONLINE Migrants stand on a boat as two Italian navy dinghies and a ship approach to give assistance, in the waters off Capo Passero,…

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