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Prayer is better than sleep

IDRIS TAWFIQ Published — Friday 18 April 2014 When young Muslims meet others for the first time and find out that they are Muslim, often one of the very first…

Nobody is winning in Syria

 RASHEED ABOU-ALSAMH Published — Sunday 20 April 2014 A series of recent interviews given by Syrian authorities to foreign journalists visiting Damascus at the invitation of the government, have…

Religion helps heal Cyprus’ ethnic division as Muslim, Christian leaders wage quiet diplomacy

FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus – An unexpected moment during the Good Friday service in a long-abandoned church in Cyprus’ breakaway north illustrated how religion is helping to bring together Christian Greek Cypriots…

Christopher Cooksey: Muslim group hopes for safe Boston Marathon

Source: host.madison.com Dear Editor: The bombing of the Boston Marathon last year was a tragedy. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev stated that the bombings were done to protect Islam from the United States. However,…

US Government promoting Islam in Europe

muslimvillage.com: by Soeren Kern — The Czech government has approved a new project aimed at promoting Islam in public elementary and secondary schools across the country. The project–Muslims in the…

Gunmen target prominent Pakistani news anchor Hamid Mir

By Pierre Meilhan and Greg Botelho (CNN) – Gunmen wounded a prominent Pakistani TV news anchor on Saturday in an attack his brother linked to the nation’s government, despite its firm denial. Hamid Mir…

The Terasem Faith is a new-age religion designed to allow God and technology co-exist

Mail Online — ‘Life is purposeful, death is optional, God is technological and love is essential’: The new tech-inspired religion that uses ‘mindfiles’ and robots to store your soul for…

Michael Servetus: A Unitarian Martyr in Trinitarian, Medieval Europe

Book Review: Out of the Flames - The Remarkable Story of a Fearless Scholar Book by Lawrence & Nancy Goldstone Review by BiblioHistoria This is a very interesting book – but…

A holiday for Senegal’s begging students: Porter

Patricia Gomis, once one of these child slaves herself, recruits acrobats, stilt walkers, magicians and knife jugglers for a one-day festival for the kids. Share on Facebook View 2 photos…

The End of Surveillance for New York Muslims — For Now

Source: muslimwriters.org | Salaam Bhatti Earlier this week, the NYPD disbanded its Muslim surveillance program. Good riddance. Through all the pain, suffering, and headlines this operation caused over the course of a decade,…

Marathon bombings contradict teachings of Islam

Source: muslimwriters.org | Duluth News Tribune One year removed from the Boston Marathon bombings, people raise eyebrows about Muslims’ loyalty to the United States or Islam’s viewpoint on terrorism. The bombings had no…

Indonesia: AHMADIYYA DESTINY, STRANDED IN OWNED COUNTRY

Tens of Ahmadiyya Muslim family live in assembled rooms segregated by tarpaulin or old clothes.  About 30 Ahmadiyya families have been living in shelter in Wisma Transito, Mataram, West Nusa…

Saudi Arabia to build world’s tallest tower, reaching 1 kilometer into the sky

  By Daisy Carrington, for CNN (CNN) — Dubai, long champion of all things biggest, longest and most expensive, will soon have some competition from neighboring Saudi Arabia. Dubai’s iconic…

eDigest: BBC Documentary: Did Jesus Die On the Cross?

Epigraph: And their saying, ‘We did kill the Messiah, Jesus, son of Mary, the Messenger of Allah;’ whereas they slew him not, nor crucified him, but he was made to…

BBC Documentary: Did Jesus Die On the Cross?

Epigraph: And their saying, ‘We did kill the Messiah, Jesus, son of Mary, the Messenger of Allah;’ whereas they slew him not, nor crucified him, but he was made to…