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Dr. Falak Naz Rahman: is a Pediatrician and Masters in Public Health from University of Texas at Houston, USA, and has a work experience of more than 25 years in the field of clinical and community development work. Accepted Ahmadiyyat in 1993 by sheer grace and blessings of Allah. Worked as a senior faculty in Aga Khan Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan and also in various National and International NGOs such as SCF (UK), Options (UK), UNICEF, ADB funded projects, NRSP and many others.

Sweden officially recognises state of Palestine

theguardian — Sweden has officially recognised the state of Palestine, the Swedish foreign minister said, less than a month after Stockholm announced its intention to make the controversial move. “Today the…

Watch Canadians Punch Racism In The Face

Huff Post: by Nick Robins-Early — There are many recent “social experiment” videos showing average citizens’ candid responses to public injustice — but they rarely end with one of the subjects getting…

‘Prayer for Ottawa’ service held after deadly week in capital

Ottawa citizen.com: by Emma Loop – SHAREADJUSTCOMMENTPRINHAREADJUSTCOMMENTPRINT A booming organ thundered through Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Ottawa on Sunday as those at an interfaith memorial service sang a heartfelt O…

Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh detained at protest against acid attacks on women

theguardian: by Emma Graham-Harrison — Iranian authorities have arrested a photographer who documented a string of acid attacks on women, and detained a top human rights lawyer at a protest…

The Pompey jihadis: how did one English city produce six young fighters for Isis?

Huff Post: by Mark Townsend — As another Briton dies in Syria, residents ask whether Portsmouth radicalised ‘bad boys’ who flew out to join Islamic State At the Globex money…

Iran, Pakistan Exchange Mortar Fire

The Diplomat: by Ankit Panda — Amid growing tensions, Pakistan and Iran exchanged mortar fire. According to Pakistani officials, the Iranian army fired six mortar shells into the Pakistani border…

Stone Discovered In Jerusalem May Answer A Nearly 2,000 Year-Old Question

Huff Post — JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli archaeologists said Tuesday they have discovered a large stone with Latin engravings that lends credence to the theory that the reason Jews revolted…

My brother wanted to be a jihadi – and society is creating many more like him

theguardian: by Robb Leech — Extremism of any kind is a symptom of an unhealthy society and, in order to eradicate it, we should look to treat its cause tremism…

Science, Religion and the Assumptions We Make

Huff Post: Br. Guy Consolmagno SJ — One of the great advantages of being a Jesuit astronomer at the Vatican Observatory is that, since we are supported by the Church,…

High in Pakistan’s mountains, women break taboos

Dawn.com — A student from the Shimshal Mountaineering School uses ice axes to climb a slope on a glacier near the Shimshal village in the northern Hunza valley. –– AFP…

Poverty and class: the latest themes to enter the US banned-books debate

theguardian: by Mary O’Hara — Young readers in Florida enjoy the freedom to choose their library books, but campaigners are attempting to restrict content that deals with the challenges of…

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

Middle East Monitor — It is important to note that both Rabbinical and Israeli law currently bans Jews from prayer at Al-Aqsa Mosque because of the sanctity of the site…

Why the first mission to Mars should only have female astronauts

National Post: by Kate greene Slate — Courtesy of Sian ProctorAuthor Kate Greene seen during the fake mission to Mars. In February of 1960, the American magazine Look ran a…

Burka segregation in Parliament reversed by Speaker Bronwyn Bishop

abc.net: by Emma Griffiths — PHOTO Senate President Stephen Parry faced a grilling during a committee hearing this morning.   A move to force Muslim women who cover their faces…

Neither a Burqa nor a Bikini

Source: The Huffington Post By Zehra Mehdi-Barlas, Media Relations Manager, Communications Specialist and certified news-junkie   Yes, I was fortunate enough to be born in a country and into a family…

Na’ima B Robert: Where are all the Muslim characters in children’s fiction?

theguardian: by Na’ima Robert — The history of Islam has impacted the history of our world in more ways than you can imagine – here Na’ima B Robert suggests some…

Bashing Macaulay- by Yasser Latif Hamdani

Daily Times: by Yasser Latif Hamdani — When the English were building courtrooms, hospitals, mental asylums, schools and universities, rulers in the subcontinent of India were busy building mausoleums, gardens…

The Reason You Can’t Always Hear the Moderate Muslim Voices

Huff Post: by Atiya Abawi — Every day I hear and see the calls for moderate Muslims to speak out and stand up to extremism. And moderate Muslims should and…

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