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Former Assistant Professor of Pediatrics with special interest in Integrative Medicine

Islam is the final expression of Adam’s religion

A winner of the 2003 Wilbur Award for best book of the year on a religious theme, author and poet appearing on Ted Koppel’s “Nightline” documenting the Haj, Michael Wolfe…

When Islam shone its light on Europe

One thousand years ago, Muslims, Christians and Jews sauntered down the same cobbled pathways in the sun-drenched cities of southern Spain, living, flourishing and contributing to Andalusia’s fashionable society and…

Muslims come First in the History of Constitutions

by Ekrem Buğra Ekinci The world’s oldest written constitution was announced 14 centuries ago in Medina, Saudi Arabia. The constitution featured a precursor to democracy. Turks are recognized as the…

First international Holy Qur’an and Science Conference in Toronto Today

And if all the trees that are in the earth were pens, and the ocean were ink, with seven oceans swelling it thereafter, the words of Allah would not be…

Scottish Independence: Role of religion ‘should be recognised’

Source: BBC Churches and faith groups are calling for the role of religion to be recognised in any written constitution for Scotland. They plan to hold an interfaith conference on…

Losing our religion and Internet

Daily Mail,  New research has shown a correlation between the rise of the Internet and the decline of Americans claiming religious affiliation. Other factors, such as an increase in higher…

Global Religious Diversity

Half of the Most Religiously Diverse Countries are in Asia-Pacific Region Several years ago, the Pew Research Center produced estimates of the religious makeup of more than 200 countries and…

Poland partially revokes its ban on ritual animal slaughter

The Polish parliament has given in to worldwide pressure from Jewish and Muslim groups and revised its ban on ritual slaughter of animals without pre-stunning. The Sejm (Polish parliament) made…

The British Muslim is truly one among us – and proud to be so

The integration of mainstream Islam in the UK is one of our great success stories The Telegraph UK: Those who believe in a clash of civilisations, in which British values…

Northern school honours late Ahmadi teacher

School issues a yearly Medal Award in his memory for the brightest senior school student The Montreal Gazette: To his students, Munir Ahmad was a very special teacher. For the…

Science and religion need each other

Haaretz: Over the past few weeks, I have been captivated by Neil deGrasse Tyson’s remake of the documentary television series “Cosmos.” Utilizing gorgeous computer-generated images, stunning camerawork and accessible terminology,…

Slogan of Women’s day: Love for All Hatred for None

By: Saira Sayed Chaudhry, Calgary South Since 1911, the International women’s day is celebrated each year on March 8th.  Historically the premise for this day was to focus and promote…

Quebec leaders avoided divisions unleashed by Quebec charter:

The Star: Quebec party leaders sidestepped opportunity to have an adult conversation with Quebecers about the charter of Quebec values. An important question went unanswered Thursday night in the Quebec…

Spain’s Apology: Jews are Not the Only Ones Who Suffered; Muslims Also Owed Corrections for Historical Wrongs

By Faisal Kutty (about the author) The Spanish government’s offer of the “right of return” to the descendants of Jews expelled in 1492 is a “bit late, but nevertheless worthy…

Malaysian Ahmadiyah community Interfaith Symposium

Politicians have failed so ordinary folks  must stand up Source:The Malaysian Insider Politicians, from Barisan Nasional and Pakatan Rakyat, have failed to protect the freedom of worship for all religions…

Muslim History in the Southern Philippines

The Jakarta Post: 13th Century: Arab traders introduce Islam to the Sulu island group near the lower tip of a Southeast Asian archipelago, later to be called the Philippines. 1521:…

Najashi: The king who supported Muslim emigrants

Arab News: It was a very critical moment. Jafar ibn Abi Taleb, the elder brother of Ali ibn Abi Taleb, who after embracing Islam escaped the prosecution of Makkans and…

People in Pelican Narrows, Saskatoon mourn loss of an Ahmadi teacher

Source: CBC Munir Ahmad moved from Pakistan to Canada in 1999, died of a heart attack last week Saskatoon’s Muslim community and people in Pelican Narrows, Sask. came together in…

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