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Former Assistant Professor of Pediatrics with special interest in Integrative Medicine

Danish health director: No reason to ban circumcision

Haaretz: Denmark’s national health authority does not think non-medical circumcision is risky enough to justify a ban on it, the body’s director said in parliament. The Danish Health and Medicines…

Islam, Bigotry, And The Shootings In Canada

So, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, formerly Joseph Michael Hall, has been identified as the person who committed the shooting in Canada that killed Cpl. Nathan Cirillo. And it turns out that he…

Multilingual Quran Display at Bradford West Gwillimbury to dispel myths about Islam

The Qur’an on display Posted on October 21, 2014 in News This month, in our Atrium, we feature a large display of copies of the Qur’an (also spelled Qur’an or…

Toronto Celebrates Islamic History Month

In 2007, Parliament designated October as Islamic History Month Canada, to celebrate Muslims’ and Islamic civilizations’ intellectual, scientific, and cultural contributions to human flourishing. Showcasing the rich Islamic cultural contributions…

Israel to vote on partitioning Al-Aqsa Mosque between Muslims and Jews

Middle East Monitor: An Arab Knesset member has revealed that there will be a vote in the next month on a law drafted by an Israeli committee regarding the partition…

The Debate: Why Israel wants to Judaize al-Aqsa Mosque?

Israeli officials have imposed limitations on Palestinians’ access to the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the occupied West Bank for the third consecutive week. Part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9q2kUi0cWY   Part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjC0zAb4PDY…

Concluding Family synod: Pope calls for middle path

Full text of the bishops’ closing message We, Synod Fathers, gathered in Rome together with Pope Francis in the Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, greet all families…

A mount of troubles

The Economist: The status of Jerusalem- Jewish radicals are upsetting the fragile religious balance in the holy city BEFORE the gates of the Dome of the Rock, a resplendent golden…

CIC minister Jason Kenney defends niqab ban at citizenship ceremonies on Twitter

CBC: Jason Kenney took to Twitter on Friday to publicly promote his directives while immigration minister to forbid Muslim women from wearing niqabs while taking the oath of citizenship. “I…

Ahmadi Muslims dispelling myths about Islam in wake of ISIS terror acts

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is returning to Kincardine on Oct. 11 to canvas the area, with hopes of educating residents about the misconceptions of Islam in wake of the recent…

The first veiled Muslim woman in the White House

“We can thrive even when we are a minority.” Dalia Mogahed was propelled into the international spotlight when she became President Barack Obama’s advisor on Muslim affairs. Born in Egypt,…

Non-Muslim women offer flowers in show of solidarity with Canberra’s Islamic community

Ten non-Muslim women, wearing hijabs and carrying flowers, have touched Canberra’s Islamic community with their simple message of love and solidarity. After a week of heightened anti-Islamic rhetoric in Canberra,…

Dear North America, You’re Not As Great As You Think

Last week, Iranian-American scholar Reza Aslan taught all North Americans a lesson: don’t generalize when it comes to regions of the world you know nothing about. In an interview with…

If great architecture belongs to humanity, do we have a responsibility to save it in wartimes?

The lands of Syria and Iraq gave rise to some the oldest societies we know: the Sumerians, the Akkadians, the Babylonians, the Assyrians, the Parthians, the Romans and many others.…

On Yom Kipoor Israeli President Visits Arab Village in Honor of Muslim Festival

Israel’s President, Reuven Rivlin made a festive visit to the northern Israeli town of Kfar Yasif near Acre, in honor of the Muslim Feast of the Sacrifice, Eid al-Adha, which…

Sealing Ahmadiyya Mosque Depok deny Constitution 45- Legal Aid Foundation

Note: The news has been translated in to English with help of Google Translator GATRA news:  sealing action of Masjid Al – Hidayah belonging to the Ahmadiyya community, on Highway…

The AMC Indonesia holding first Peace Symposium at Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta

Indonesian Ahmadis invite to PEACE. As the world is facing serious conflicts and threats to peace, the Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, who resides in London, U.K., has launched…

Pope Francis opens synod with focus on family

Pope Francis has launched a two-week meeting at the Vatican to debate current Catholic teachings on family and sexual issues. Divisions within the Church could prevent any far-reaching reforms. Pope…

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