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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.

Commandment: Qur’an lesson for today: Eliminate the slavery

365. Commandment – Eliminate the slavery “And what should make thee know what the ascent is? It is the freeing of a slave.” (Al Quran 90:13-14)…

Terrorism: Swiss join EU in fight against Islamist Radicalisation

Jan 30, 2015 – 15:37 Simonetta Sommaruga (second from right) alongside other world leaders in Paris on January 11 to honour victims of the shootings (Keystone) Jihadists who return to…

I’m no sultan, but more like British Queen: Erdogan

Source: The Arab News ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan brushed off criticism that he’s trying to amass sultan-like powers, saying he really just wants to be more like Britain’s…

Meet seven young entrepreneurs changing the world for the better

The winner of the Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards, an international programme which discovers and nurtures the world’s most innovative entrepreneurs under the age of 30, was announced this week.…

Just another day: Occupation Destroys 1000 m Water Pipe Under Construction

PNN/ Tubas Israeli occupation bulldozers on Thursday destroyed water pipe being constructed, which connects Atoof village West Tubas district, with Khirbet Yezra in the northern Jordan valleys. Aaref Daraghmeh, head…

Need of the times: Spice up Your Marriage! 10 tips for Muslim Husbands/Wives

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BREAKING NEWS: Deadly blast at Pakistan Shia site

Bomb blast at Shia religious centre in south Pakistan kills at least 12 people and injures many more, officials say This breaking news story is being updated and more details…

Skull find breaks new ground in evolution study

John Noble Wilford,NYT News Service | Jan 30, 2015 Anthropologists exploring a cave in Israel have uncovered a rare 55,000-year-old skull fossil that they say has a %story to tell…

USA: The political divide on views toward Muslims and Islam

BY MICHAEL LIPKALEAVE A COMMENT republicans democrats feelings towards muslims How much does politics factor into Americans’ perceptions of Muslims and Islam? A survey conducted by the Pew Research Center…

Thankfulness realization and signs of Allah’s grace

SHEIKH BIN BAAZ ARABNEWS.COM Published — Friday 30 January 2015 Indeed, Allah alone is worthy of worship and supplication. He alone should be invoked in times of hope and fear.…

Mother’s milk has miraculous benefits

BY HARUN YAHYA, ARABNEWS.COM MOTHER’s milk is a matchless compound created by Allah to meet all the baby’s nutritional requirements and protect it against potential infections. The way that the…

Vatican delegation tours Kingdom’s Christian holy sites

AMMAN — A Vatican delegation is currently on a four-day visit to Jordan to become acquainted with the Kingdom’s tourist and historical sites. The delegation —hosted by Royal Jordanian (RJ),…

Saudi Arabia: Massive Cabinet shake-up

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman announced a massive Cabinet reshuffle on Thursday, appointing Azzam Al-Dakhil, new education minister, Ahmed bin Aqeel Al-Khateeb new health minister, Adel Al-Toraifi,…

Saudi Arabia: 65 husbands jailed for contempt of court

RIYADH: DINA FOUAD Published — Friday 30 January 2015 Courts in Riyadh have sentenced more than 65 men to prison terms ranging from 2 days to three months for their…

Robert Fisk: Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants – recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

The Jordanian pilot, the failed Iraqi suicide bomber and the Japanese journalist are all part of Isis’s frontier re-drawing in the Middle East – whether they realise it or not…

POLICYWATCH: A War Like No Other: Israel vs. Hezbollah in 2015

Jeffrey White January 29, 2015 Current expectations that the two sides can manage escalation may not hold true, and a new war would be more intense and destructive than in…

363. Commandment – And give not to the foolish your property which Allah has made for you a means of support; but feed them therewith and clothe them and speak to them words of kind advice.

363. Commandment – And give not to the foolish your property which Allah has made for you a means of support; but feed them therewith and clothe them and speak…

Kobani in ruins after Kurds drive out IS

AFP | Jan 28, 2015 | JORDAN TIMES KOBANI, Syria — Pulverised buildings, heavily armed fighters roaming otherwise deserted rubble-strewn streets: the ferocious battle for Kobani has left the Syrian…

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