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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.

Spain’s Muslim Business Owners Feel Squeezed By New Zoning Proposals

MARCH 01, 2015  LAUREN FRAYER Muslim men attend Friday prayers at La Pau Islamic Center in Tarragona, a Mediterranean coastal town where Muslims comprise about 10 percent of the population.…

Kurdish leader urges followers to lay down arms

Reuters In this photo provided by the Turkish Prime Minister’s Press Office, Pro-Kurdish legislator Sirri Sureyya Onder, center right, Turkey’s deputy prime minister Yalcin Akdogan, center left, and other legislators…

Mr. Netanyahu, back off, don’t you mess with America!

Mr. Netanyahu, back off, don’t you mess with America! February 26, 2015 |  Time to stop Netanyahu from lying to America, blocking his speech to the unofficial joint session of…

Qur’an lesson for today: 393. Commandment – There shall be no sin for you in anything you mutually agree upon, after the fixing of the dowry

393. Commandment – There shall be no sin for you in anything you mutually agree upon, after the fixing of the dowry [4:25] And forbidden to you are married women, except such as your…

The Muslims who saved Jews from the Holocaust

By Tom Bousfield and Catrin NyeBBC Asian Network 17 April 2013 From the sectionLondon The Bosnian Hardaga family helped shelter a family of Jews A new exhibition aims to celebrate…

‘Risk Has Gotten Greater': German Jews Advised Against Wearing Kippah

By Peter Maxwill in Berlin DPA Many Jews in Germany are nervous about wearing the kippah in public or showing any visible signs of their Jewishness. How anti-Semitic is Germany?…

Lebanon opens borders to Assyrians fleeing ISIS

The Daily Star BEIRUT: Assyrian Christians fleeing ISIS are welcome to take refuge in Lebanon because their humanitarian case in exceptional, Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said. Al-Mustaqbal reported Sunday that…

Understanding Turkey’s stance

HARUN YAHYA Published — Saturday 28 February 2015   Last Sunday, the global media reported that Turkish tanks had rolled into Syria to carry out an operation to evacuate the…

Hate is hate, not politics

The Daily Star An arson attack on a Christian seminary in Jerusalem Thursday, and a similar attack on a mosque the day before are hate crimes, committed by extremist individuals,…

Book review: Better Love with Better Half. THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO INTIMACY BETWEEN SPOUSES IN THE LIGHT OF QURAN & SUNNAH!

to order see here: http://betterlovewithbetterhalf.com/special-discount/   WHAT THE SCHOLARS ARE SAYING Dear Author As Salaamu Alaykum wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuh You are commended for your effort in applying yourself to a…

The Forty-Scholar Council of Imām Abū Hanīfah

By Muntasir Zaman Among the various specialties of the Hanafī school of thought, one outstanding speciality is the rigorous manner in which it was developed. Imām Abū Hanīfah had a…

Kebab shop robbery trial collapses after Muslim witness takes oath on the Bible, not the Koran Man accused of attempted robbery will now have trial restarted

Judge rules trial at Liverpool Crown Court could not proceed after blunder Christians swear on the Bible in court, while Muslims swear on the Koran By DAILY MAIL REPORTER A…

Pegida UK falls flat: Newcastle counter-demo outnumbers anti-Islamists by 5-to-1

Published time: February 28, 2015 Fewer than 300 people turned up in Newcastle for the first-ever rally of anti-Islamist group Pegida in the UK, while at least 1,500 gathered to…

No Umrah for sealed Gazans

GAZA CITY: With the war-battered Gaza Strip’s borders closed, thousands of people have been shut out of a Haj because they cannot leave the sealed territory. Some 7,500 Gazans have…

Libya’s Thani says Turkey supplying weapons to rival

Summary Libya’s internationally recognized Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani said his government would stop dealing with Turkey because it was sending weapons to a rival group in Tripoli so “the Libyan…

Prioritize realpolitik over idealism with Egypt

Summary President Barack Obama should provide Egypt with economic, political and, yes, military support. If Obama has indeed decided that a strong Egypt is essential, he shouldn’t try to play…

Jihadi John: Mohammed Emwazi’s Muslim neighbour gave this powerful message to the media in her community ‘The Christians live with the Muslims, the Muslims live with the Christians. We live and let live’

HEATHER SAUL Friday 27 February 2015 A woman has given a powerful response to learning that she lives in the same neighbourhood as the man identified in reports as Jihadi…

Qur’an lesson for today: 392. Commandment – And give the women their dowries willingly

392. Commandment – And give the women their dowries willingly [4:5] And give the women their dowries willingly. But if they, of their own pleasure, remit to you a part…

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