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He is a physician practicing in Upstate New York. He joined Ahmadiyya Muslim Community during his medical school. He is the Chief Editor of the Muslim Times, an international blog to foster Universal brotherhood. He is also the Chief Editor of the monthly, Alislam eGazette that has a subscription of more than 40,000. He has authored more than 400 articles about ’Religion & Science,’ Islam and Christianity. Follow @ZiahShah1

Anti-Islamic Ads To Be Featured On New York Transit System and the Muslim Times’ Response

NEW YORK (AP) — Anti-Islamic ads will begin appearing on 100 New York City buses and two subway entrances next week, but transit officials have rejected an ad from the…

Stephen Colbert Volunteers To Be 15th Dalai Lama Because He’s ‘The Better Buddhist’

The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,The Colbert Report on Facebook,Video Archive Stephen Colbert was distressed to hear the news that the Dalai Lama may have no successor —…

The German church described as a ‘symbol of evil’

Source: BBC By Stephen Evans, BBC News, Berlin Plans to rebuild a church in Germany that is linked to Hitler and the rise of the Nazi party have divided the country…

Turns Out Peacock Tails Aren’t Such A Drag After All

Peacocks pay a steep price for impressing peahens, or so scientists have long hypothesized. The idea is that the extra weight and bulk of their elaborate tails make it hard…

Archbishop Desmond Tutu Calls For ‘End Of Fossil Fuels Era’

Evolution not revolution!

Source/Credit: The Times of Malta, by Laiq Ahmed Atif.  Atif is president of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat, Malta. amjmalta@gmail.com  God’s creation is wonderful indeed. The solar system, of which our earth is but…

NYTimes.com: Artificial Sweeteners May Disrupt Body’s Blood Sugar Controls

Source: NY Times Artificial sweeteners may disrupt the body’s ability to regulate blood sugar, causing metabolic changes that can be a precursor to diabetes, researchers are reporting. That is “the…

The Key to Defeating ISIS is Islam

Source: The Huffington Post By Salam Al Marayati, President of the Muslim Public Affairs Council–DC America needs Islam — not to convert people to the religion, but as the antidote to the…

Universal Compassion and Brotherhood in Islam

Epigraph: O mankind, We have created you from a male and a female; and We have made you into tribes and sub-tribes that you may recognize one another. Indeed, the…

How Walmart can help confront racism in USA

Editor’s note: Van Jones is a co-host of CNN’s “Crossfire.” He is president and founder of Rebuild the Dream, an online platform focusing on policy, economics and media. He was President Barack Obama’s green…

Dispensation of Justice is a mockery in Pakistan

By Saeed Qureshi How can justice be delivered in a country where murderers and rapists go home after payment of blood money or reconciliation with the aggrieved party? This reconciliation…

Murder ‘comes naturally’ to chimpanzees

Epigraph: But his mind induced him (Kane) to kill his brother (Able), so he killed him and became one of the losers. Then Allah sent a raven which scratched in…

INTERVIEW: Neil Tyson Talks God, Aliens, Multiverses

Source: The Huffington Post Interviewer: David Freeman david.freeman@huffingtonpost.com Things are looking up for Neil deGrasse Tyson–way up. As the director of the Hayden Planetarium and the author of several popular books on space, Tyson…

Catholic Cardinals Challenge Pope Francis’ Openness Toward Nontraditional And Divorced Couples

Religion News Service  | By JOSEPHINE MCKENNA Posted: 09/18/2014 8:25 am EDT  VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis made headlines this week when he officiated at the weddings of 20 couples, including some…

China’s Xi Jinping signs landmark deals on India visit

Source: BBC India and China have signed 12 agreements in Delhi, one of which will see China investing $20bn (£12.2bn) in India’s infrastructure over five years. At a news conference…

Scottish independence: Voting under way in referendum

Voting got under way across Scotland at 07:00 on Thursday Continue reading the main story in BBCScotland Decides In pictures: Scotland decides Councils braced for huge turnout Guide to Scotland…

Saudi anti-Christian sweep prompts calls for US involvement

Source: Fox News Dozens of Christians arrested at a prayer meeting in Saudi Arabia need America’s help, according to a key lawmaker who is pressing the State Department on their…

Alislam-eGazette and Universal Brotherhood in Islam

Epigraph: O mankind, We have created you from a male and a female; and We have made you into tribes and sub-tribes that you may recognize one another. Indeed, the…

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