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Haji Mohammad Rafiq Ahmad TSCHANNEN, a Swiss national, converted to Islam at the age of 15 after reading Sura Fateha and the last ten Suras of the Holy Quran. By profession Rafiq first had a long international career as Director of Finance & Administrator in private industry and later as Chief Executive for an International Governmental Organization.

574. Commandment – The reckoning of months with Allah has been twelve months by Allah’s ordinance …

574. Commandment – The reckoning of months with Allah has been twelve months by Allah’s ordinance since the day when He created the heavens and the earth. Of these, four…

FM to co-chair high-profile global meeting on abuse of ethnic, religious minorities

By JORDAN TIMES – Aug 30,2015 – AMMAN — Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius will co-chair a UN International Conference on…

’Largest ever’ Med gas field found off Egypt: Eni

In this Saturday photo provided by Egypt’s state news agency MEAN, Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi, third left, and his delegation meet with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, and an Egyptian…

Jailed Al Jazeera journalists: Canada is the final hope for Mohamed Fahmy’s shocked wife

It’s election year in Canada – and a lot of Canadians are tired of Mr Harper’s uncritical pro-Israeli policies ROBERT FISK MIDDLE EAST CORRESPONDENT     THE INDEPENDENT Sunday 30…

In treating needy refugees like invaders, we risk losing our humanity

Barbed wire along the Hungarian border. Barbed wire at Calais. Have we lost the one victory which we Europeans learned from the Second World War – compassion? By Robert Fisk,…

INDONESIA: New MUI chairman to embrace beleaguered minority groups

Haeril Halim, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Headlines | Fri, August 28 2015, 5:57 PM The National Meeting of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) in Surabaya, East Java on Thursday…

Islamic State mints its own ‘Islamic Dinar’ coins

Group claims one gold coin is worth $139 (£89) Pictures posted on social media showed a series of gold sovereigns bearing Isil inscriptions By Colin Freeman, Chief Foreign Correspondent  23…

Ground troops needed to defeat Daesh

 Aug 29, 2015   Jordan Times     Musa Keilani Daesh is still recruiting more Europeans, Tunisians, Saudi Arabians and Jordanians. A monthly salary of $700 for new jihadists is…

Dutch plan tougher asylum policy as migrants flock to Europe

AUG 30, 2015 – 09:52 By Yoruk Bahceli AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – As Europe grapples with its biggest wave of migration since World War Two, the Netherlands is about to toughen…

Indifference to others’ plight

HARUN YAHYA Published — Saturday 29 August 2015   Wars have always inflicted horrendous disaster on human psyche. Some people who get terrified by the first gunshot, bomb and reports…

U.N. chief demands action following migrant tragedies on land and at sea

People light candles in front of the police station in Eisenstadt, Austria, after the bodies of more than 70 migrants were discovered in a truck. (Ronald Zak/AP) By Anthony Faiola…

Wajid Shamsul Hassan offers regrets on his speech in Ahmadiyya Conference in UK

Wajid Shamsul Hassan offers regrets on his speech in Ahmadiyya Conference in UK Lahore: August 29, 2015. (PCP) As Punjab Assembly passes resolution of condemnation on comments of former High…

572. Commandment – And fight them not in, and near, the Sacred Mosque until they fight you therein. But if they fight you, then fight them: such is the requital for the disbelievers

572. Commandment – And fight them not in, and near, the Sacred Mosque until they fight you therein. But if they fight you, then fight them: such is the requital for the…

Mass Migration: What Is Driving the Balkan Exodus?

By Susanne Koelbl, Katrin Kuntz and Walter Mayr        spiegel.de Armend Nimani/ DER SPIEGEL More than a third of all asylum-seekers arriving in Germany come from Albania, Kosovo…

Harper delivers speech at Canada’s largest national Islamic convention

THE CANADIAN PRESS FIRST POSTED: FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015 07:25 Prime Minister Stephen Harper (L) at the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, Canada’s largest National Islamic Convention on Friday August 28, 2015…

571. Commandment – It does not behove a Prophet that he should have captives until he engages in regular fighting in the land

571. Commandment – It does not behove a Prophet that he should have captives until he engages in regular fighting in the land [8:68] It does not behove a Prophet that…

Muslims come together to share the message of “Love for all hatred for none”

  Muslims come together to share the message of “Love for all hatred for none”   August 25, 2015 His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, the Fifth Caliph of the…

Furore in PA over ex-envoy’s comments on Ahmadis

By Aroosa Shaukat Published: August 28, 2015   Assembly session marred by absence of govt officials. PHOTO: FILE LAHORE: A fierce debate erupted on Thursday in the Punjab Assembly over the…

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