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Arabs are trapped between heroism and deviance

Summary SUMMARY by Rami G. Khouri   Those elites and foreign powers were caught off guard four years ago today, on Dec. 17, 2010, when Mohammad Bouazizi set himself on…

Nigeria: Ahmadiyya Holds 63rd Annual Conference

allafrica.com: The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat, Nigeria is set to hold its 63rd annual conference, (Jalsa Salana), 2014. The event will be held at the Jamia Ahmadiyya (Ahmadiyya Missionary Training Center…

In Central African Republic, Catholics reach out to Muslim ex-rebels

By Oliver Maksan    Archbishop Dieudonné Nzapalainga, the president of the bishops’ conference and archbishop of the capital city of Bangui, recently visited a camp where former members of the…

Kenya ‘deregisters’ NGOs in anti-terror clampdown

BBC News: Kenya has deregistered 510 non-governmental organisations (NGOs), including 15 accused of links with terrorism, an official has said. The government has also frozen their bank accounts and revoked…

Boko Haram could ‘disenfranchise Nigeria voters’

BBC News: At least 1.5 million people displaced by the Islamist insurgency in north-east Nigeria may not be able to vote in elections if the law is not changed, an…

Sierra Leone just cancelled Christmas

by Matthew Champion All public Christmas celebrations in Sierra Leone have been cancelled to help stop the spread of Ebola, it has been announced. The government’s Ebola response unit said…

Lebanese Muslims, Christians unite behind Al-Azhar message of tolerance

By Nohad Topalian in Beirut Work is under way in Lebanon to fight sectarianism and extremism on the heels of the international counterterrorism conference in Cairo, Christian and Muslim clerics…

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community providing free medical assistance for cataract eye surgery in Madagascar & Comoros Island

This is an initiative of the Ahmadiyya Mulim Community of Mauritius . By the help of a foreign doctor the community did organized free cataract surgery for people who reside…

Nigeria: Dozens killed in double bombing in Jos

BBC News: A twin bomb attack has taken place in a busy area of the Nigerian city of Jos, killing at least 30 people, witnesses say. The two bombs exploded…

Ebola crisis: Sierra Leone bodies found piled up in Kono

BBC News: Health officials in Sierra Leone have discovered scores of bodies in a remote diamond-mining area, raising fears that the scale of the Ebola outbreak may have been underreported.…

The Other Islamic State

Source: NY Times: While much of the world has been focused on the rise of the Islamic State, another proto-Islamic state has been waging a campaign of terror while dreaming…

Missionary in Charge Basharat Naweed of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community met the Prime Miniter of Madagascar

The Missionary in charge of Mauritius Jama’at was in Madagascar for three weeks. During his stay he met the Prime Minister of Madagascar M.Roger Kolo where he gifted a copy…

Jihadist violence ‘killed 5,000 in November’

A closer look at the BBC’s investigation on the global cost of jihadist violence More than 5,000 people worldwide died in November as a result of jihadist violence, a BBC…

The only constitution the world needs is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Epigraph: All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of…

Egypt is sad, but also hard to read

Summary by Rami G. Khouri It is tempting to make definitive judgments about the meaning of the extraordinary stages of Egyptian political life since then, but also reckless. The economy,…

Nigeria: Commissioning of Jamia Ahmadiyya Library

Nigeria: Commissioning of Jamia Ahmadiyya Library Courtesy: Kabir Adeseye Ade, Muallim Nigeria WELCOME SPEECH BY THE SADR MAJLIS ANSARULLAH NIGERIA, ALHAJI M. B. ODUKOYA DURING THE COMMISSIONING OF JAMIA LIBRARY…

GRAFFITI: Redesigning the Swiss embassy walls in Cairo

Through his work Khalid tries to show that the idea is more important than anything else. For him it is the individual’s ideas that make him different from his peers…

Somalia suicide bombs kill seven in Baidoa

bbc.co.uk: At least seven people have been killed in a twin suicide bomb attack in the town of Baidoa in southern Somalia. READ MORE…  …

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