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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

On Public Transport: Support Free Speech, Not Hate Speech

Source: Huffington Post By Rabbi Marc Schneier; President, Foundation for Ethnic Understanding I am a strong supporter of the right to free speech guaranteed in the First Amendment to the…

How the “Ban” on Images of Muhammad Came to Be

Epigraph: Have We not opened for thee (Muhammad) thy bosom, and removed from thee thy burden, Which had well nigh broken thy back, and We exalted thy name? (Al Quran…

Islam and the Muslims in Europe: A Collection of Articles

Epigraph: You are the best people raised for the good of mankind; you enjoin what is good and forbid evil and believe in Allah. And if the People of the…

Ed Miliband unveils stone carved with Labour pledges to be placed at Downing St if he wins

Source: Independent Ed Miliband has unveiled a giant stone slab inscribed with Labour’s six election pledges – and vowed to have it installed at Downing Street if his party wins…

US ‘will not fund research for modifying embryo DNA’

Source: BBC By James Gallagher; Health editor, BBC News website Modifying the DNA of embryos is a “line that should not be crossed”, a leading figure in US research says. Dr…

The Muslim Times’ Continued Focus on Racism

Epigraph: An Arab has no superiority over a non-Arab. A white has no superiority over a black, nor a black has any superiority over a white. — The Prophet Muhammad…

UK: Royal baby: Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to daughter

Source: BBC The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a girl, Kensington Palace has announced. The baby – who is fourth in line to the throne – was “safely…

Video: Who Is This Attorney Running The Freddie Gray Investigation, in Baltimore, USA?

Source: Huffington Post By Jennifer Bendery; jen.bendery@huffingtonpost.com WASHINGTON — Marilyn Mosby walked up to a podium surrounded by TV cameras on Friday morning and dropped a bomb: At her direction,…

USA Healing its Racism: Six police officers have been charged in the death of Freddie Gray

(CNN) [Breaking news update at 11:04 a.m.] Six police officers have been charged in the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said Friday. One officer — the…

Islam and Muslims in UK, Germany and France

Epigraph: Indeed, Allah enjoins justice, and the doing of good to others; and giving like kindred; and forbids indecency, and manifest evil, and wrongful transgression. He admonished you that you may…

Scientists Discover the Secret to Keeping Cells Young

Source: Time By Alice Park @aliceparkny April 30, 2015 Researchers say it may be possible to slow and even reverse aging by keeping DNA more stably packed together in our…

New York Hate Ads Insult Jews and Muslims

Source: Patheos By Saima Shiekh “Killing Jews is Worship that draws us close to Allah,” reads one such ad next to the image of a man in a checkered scarf. “That’s…

Report on American Psychological Association’s Role in Bush-Era Interrogation Program

Source: New York Times A new report by a group of dissident health professionals and human rights activists argues that the American Psychological Association secretly collaborated with the administration of…

Pakistan Court Gives Life Sentences To Men Who Attacked Malala Yousafzai

Epigraph: And there is life for you in the law of retaliation, O men of understanding, that you may enjoy security. (Al Quran 2:180) The Huffington Post  |  By Jade…

71 get life sentences for torching Christian church in Egypt

Epigraph: And if Allah did not repel some men by means of others, there would surely have been pulled down cloisters and churches and synagogues and mosques, wherein the name…

Shariah is nothing to be scared of

Source: Patheos By Saima Sheikh Recently, Texas legislature heard two House bills, HB 562 and HB 670. HB 562 deals with family code and prohibits foreign laws relating to marriage,…

Islam in Germany and France: A Collection of Articles

Epigraph: He (Allah) it is Who has sent His Messenger (Muhammad), with guidance and the Religion of truth, that He may make it prevail over all other religions. And sufficient is Allah as…

 Humanity First Deploys First Responders to Nepal

By S. Waleed Ahmad Humanity First USA Making Urgent Appeal to Help Save Lives More than 4000 have died as a result of the earthquake in Nepal and almost 8…

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