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Stories written by Zia H. Shah MD - Twitter: @ZiahShah1
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

Life Discovered In Antarctic Lake That Hasn’t Seen Sunlight For Millions Of Years

Epigraph: Do not the disbelievers see that the heavens and the earth were a closed-up mass, then We opened them out? And We made from water every living thing. Will they not then…

5 disturbing stats on black-white inequality

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) The protests in Ferguson, Missouri, have laid bare America’s ongoing racial divide. One source of that tension is the large financial gap between black and white Americans. The…

New dates rewrite Neanderthal story

Source: BBC Modern humans and Neanderthals co-existed in Europe 10 times longer than previously thought, a study suggests. The most comprehensive dating of Neanderthal bones and tools ever carried out…

Macy’s settles racial profiling allegations from shoppers

Source: BBC Macy’s is to pay $650,000 (£390,000) to settle claims it racially profiled and detained ethnic minority shoppers at its flagship Manhattan shop. Under a deal with New York’s…

Obama Denounces James Foley’s Execution: ‘Today The Entire World Is Appalled’

President Barack Obama spoke Wednesday on the execution of American journalist James Foley at the hands of Islamic State militants, warning the group that they have “no place in the…

Breastfeeding ‘cuts depression risk’, according to study

Source: BBC By James Gallagher, Health editor, BBC News website Breastfeeding can halve the risk of post-natal depression, according to a large study of 14,000 new mothers. However, there is a…

Malcolm X Make It Plain (Full PBS Documentary)

Born on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska, Malcolm X was a prominent black nationalist leader who served as a spokesman for the Nation of Islam during the 1950s and…

The Autobiography of Malcolm X – Audiobook – by Malcolm X [ FULL ]

The Autobiography is a spiritual conversion narrative that outlines Malcolm X’s philosophy of black pride, black nationalism, and pan-Africanism. After the death of his subject, Haley authored the book’s epilogue,…

Ferguson USA: 31 arrested as huge show of force fails to quell unrest

Racism in USA and Universal Brotherhood in Islam Another night of chaos 10 days after shooting of Michael Brown by police in Missouri dashes hopes of easing crisis Share 266 Rory…

Depression: The Everywhere and Everyone Illness

Source: Huffington Post By Lloyd I. Sederer, MD: Medical director, New York State Office of Mental Health Twenty-five hundred years ago, well before Christ, Hippocrates, the Greek father of medicine, identified melancholia…

Video: The Prophet Muhammad – an Oasis of Mercy for his Companions

Speech by Dr. Mansoor Qureshi at Jalsa Salana USA on 15th August 2014.…

Arrests at protests against Israeli interfaith wedding

Epigraph: This day all good things have been made lawful for you. And the food of the People of the Book is lawful for you, and your food is lawful…

Matthew 15:21-28: Teaching Jesus

Source: The Huffington Post By Barbara Kay Lundblad This story in Matthew 15 is very troubling. A Canaanite woman cries out to Jesus to heal her daughter. By the end of…

Video: Thousands Gather in Harrisburg, USA to Promote World Peace

Racism in USA 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…

Malcolm X’s Former Mosque Promotes Interfaith Ties

Source: Wall Street Journal (WSJ) By Will Huntsberry Institution Once Known for Black Separatism Also Focuses on Economic Development in Harlem Masjid Malcolm Shabazz has been a center of African-American Muslim…

The painful truths parents tell their black sons

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…

Prof. Maryam Mirzakhani and Muslim Heritage

Epigraph: “In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.”  Galileo Galilei Prof. Maryam Mirzakhani Taj Mahal is a symbol of Muslim…

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