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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

Jumbo-gardeners: How elephants affect weather

Collection of Articles: The Muslim Times Continues to Fight Against Racism

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…

‘First human’ discovered in Ethiopia

Religious implication of the discovery discussed in the articles linked at the bottom of this article. By Pallab Ghosh; Science correspondent, BBC News Related Stories Ethiopia’s pride in ‘Lucy’ find Human…

New Zealand spying on Pacific islands, Snowden leaks say

Continue reading the main story Related Stories How the US spy scandal unravelled NSA-GCHQ cyberspy leaks: A glossary Spying scandal: For ‘five eyes’ only? New Zealand is conducting mass surveillance…

Justice report finds systematic discrimination against African-Americans in Ferguson, USA

Washington (CNN) A Justice Department civil rights investigation has concluded that the Ferguson Police Department and the city’s municipal court engaged in a “pattern and practice” of discrimination against African-Americans, targeting…

The Purpose of Life – Jeffrey Lang

Dr. Shabir Ally: Any one who calls himself or herself a Muslim is a Muslim

Courtesy: Dr. Mohamed Boodhun. Grand Falls-Windsor, NL Dr. Shabir Ally[1] is the president of the Islamic Information & Dawah Centre International in Toronto, Canada. He is a Muslim activist, academic,…

Positive thinking: Stop negative self-talk to reduce stress

Positive thinking helps with stress management and can even improve your health. Practice overcoming negative self-talk with examples provided. By Mayo Clinic Staff Is your glass half-empty or half-full? How…

Islam and Religious Tolerance, Then and Now

Epigraph:   There should be no compulsion in religion. Surely, right has become distinct from wrong; so whosoever refuses to be led by those who transgress, and believes in Allah,…

Was Islam Spread by Sword: Contrasting Umar Farooq and Charles the Great?

Epigraph: There should be no compulsion in religion. Surely, right has become distinct from wrong; so whosoever refuses to be led by those who transgress, and believes in Allah, has…

Why Would Teen Brit Girls Become Jihadi Brides?

Reaction to news that three teenage girls have disappeared from London and are suspected to be on their way to Syria to join IS. Additional Reading Two Hundred Verses about…

China’s big chess move against the U.S.: Latin America

Source: CNN Money China is making friends right under America’s nose. Latin America is China’s latest business buddy. Chinese banks increased investments in Latin America by 71% last year, and…

Video: The Big Questions – Is It Too Late To Renew The Catholic Church

Obama says Netanyahu did not offer viable alternatives on Iran – video

Barack Obama told reporters ‘as far as I can tell, there was nothing new’ in Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress panning US-led nuclear talks with Iran. ‘The…

Pelosi: I was near tears by the insult to the intelligence of the United States in PM Netanyahu’s address

Source: Press Release Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement regarding Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to the Joint Meeting of Congress: “The unbreakable bonds…

Obama seeks Iran nuclear freeze as Netanyahu speech nears

Source: BBC Iran should agree to freeze sensitive nuclear activity for at least a decade if it wants to strike a deal with the US, President Barack Obama has said.…

Videos: #MeetAMuslimFamily Campaign Aims To ‘Bridge The Gap Of Fear Into Love’

Source: Huffington Post The Huffington Post  |  By Antonia Blumberg There may be no better way of getting to know someone than over a homecooked meal. Canada’s Ahmadiyya Muslim community…

Pope Francis Believes in Exorcism; Do You?

Casting Out Demons: Pope Francis Declares Support for Exorcisms Originally posted by Abdul Alim Livescience.com: Pope Francis recently expressed his approval of a group of exorcists meeting at the Vatican…

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