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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.

479. Commandment – Call unto the way of thy Lord with wisdom and goodly exhortation

479. Commandment – Call unto the way of thy Lord with wisdom and goodly exhortation [16:126] Call unto the way of thy Lord with wisdom and goodly exhortation, and argue with…

America’s Virulent, Extremist Counterterrorism Ideology

VOICE America’s Virulent, Extremist Counterterrorism Ideology Forget the long war; we’re now in the thick of perpetual war. BY MICAH ZENKO MAY 21, 2015 Throughout the 13-plus years of the…

Ramadi and America’s Fracturing of Iraq

By Eric Draitser Global Research, May 23, 2015 The Western media has been consumed in recent days with the news that Islamic State militants have captured the strategically critical city of Ramadi…

478. Commandment – And relate to them the story of him to whom We gave Our Signs, but he stepped away from them; so Satan followed him up, and he became one of those who go astray

478. Commandment – And relate to them the story of him to whom We gave Our Signs, but he stepped away from them; so Satan followed him up, and he…

Switzerland good first refuge for asylum seekers

SAFE HAVEN Switzerland good first refuge for asylum seekers    MAY 17, 2015 – 12:24 The majority of asylum seekers allowed into Switzerland last year did not qualify for refugee…

The effects of arrogance on the soul

  Source: Arab News By HARUN YAHYA • Arrogant people are always “on tenterhooks” • Their behavior is never sincere and genuine. • They think they will never make a…

IS denounced for shedding Muslim blood

ZERO TOLERANCE FOR TERROR: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman chairs the weekly Cabinet meeting in Jeddah. (SPA) ARAB NEWS Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman,…

Libyan tribes meet in Cairo as Egypt seeks allies against militants

Reuters | May 25, 2015 | 23:41 Updated: May 25, 2015 | 23:41 CAIRO — Hundreds of Libyan tribal leaders met in Cairo on Monday with Egyptian authorities hoping to…

US defence chief’s criticism of Iraqis raises questions

AP | May 25, 2015 | JORDAN TIMES A displaced Sunni man fleeing the violence in Ramadi carries a crying child on his shoulders, on the outskirts of Baghdad, on…

Suddenly it looks like we could have done with Osama bin Laden staying alive

Source: The Independent By ROBERT FISK Sunday 24 May 2015 Suddenly it looks like we could have done with Osama bin Laden staying alive Who’s left if we want to negotiate…

477. Commandment – And argue not with the People of the Book except with what is best; but argue not at all with such of them as are unjust

477. Commandment – And argue not with the People of the Book except with what is best; but argue not at all with such of them as are unjust [29:47] And argue not…

475. Commandment – Haply thou wilt grieve thyself to death because they believe not

475. Commandment – Haply thou wilt grieve thyself to death because they believe not   [26:4] Haply thou wilt grieve thyself to death because they believe not. [18:7] So haply thou wilt grieve…

The Economic System of Islam

| May 2015   The Review of Religions Hazrat Mirza Bashir-ud-Din Mahmood Ahmad – Khalifatul Masih II(ra) We begin a serialisation of an epic lecture delivered in Lahore by the…

These guys are painfully wrong about Islam: 3 things that every anti-Muslim zealot needs to admit Bill Maher & Richard Dawkins continue to disparage a religion that, in all honesty, they know little about

QASIM RASHID Richard Dawkins, Bill Maher (Credit: AP/Fiona Hanson/HBO/Janet Van Ham) As a practicing Muslim, I don’t believe Islam is above criticism. I do believe that Islam backs free speech. I…

Terrorism Studies – study online with the University of St Andrews

Editor’s note: Interesting. Studying terrorism by distance learning Delivered online – extending quality, flexible, accessible, cost and time effective education. Tutored by world leading experts. Questions about the Terrorism Studies…

The Pentagon plan to ‘divide and rule’ the Muslim world

Nafeez Ahmed Friday 3 April 2015 12:30 BST Yemen is the latest casualty of a neoconservative strategy commissioned by the US Army to ‘capitalise on Sunni-Shia conflict’ in the Middle…

Greece to miss IMF payments amid fears of ‘catastrophic’ eurozone rupture. A Greek reversion to the Drachma would be an irreversible “disaster” for the entire euro project, Yanis Varoufakis warns

Greece’s long-term future in the eurozone still hangs in the balance Photo: AFP By Peter Spence, Economics Correspondent  24 May 2015 Greece will be unable to find the €1.6bn (£1.1bn) sum…

UN chief calls for saving migrants by dealing with cause of their flight

AP | May 23, 2015 | JORDAN TIMES Migrants queue for a medical examinations at a temporary shelter in Bayeun, Aceh province, Indonesia, Saturday (AP photo) YANGON, Myanmar — UN…

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