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STRANGE MAPS: Does Islam Prevent AIDS?

by FRANK JACOBS Maps have many fathers. One of them is the genie of omission. So beware of the map that is too straightforward and simple. It may very well…

Innovations by Muslims that shaped the modern world

Most people have the erroneous opinion that Coffee comes from Italy when in reality, Yemen is where the ubiquitous brew has its true origins. Along with the first university, and…

Arab ministers plan talks in Cairo after Jerusalem clashes

ATROCITY: Israeli security forces arrest a Palestinian woman during clashes at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in old city of Jerusalem. (AFP) AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE     ARABNEWS.COM Published — Tuesday…

Obama to meet and visit with extended family members in Kenya

Source: China Daily WASHINGTON – US President Barack Obama is going to meet and visit with some members of his extended family who still live in Kenya during his forthcoming…

Tunisia overwhelmingly passes anti-terror law

By AP – Jul 25,2015 – Last updated at Jul 25,2015  0  0 googleplus0  0  0 In this June 29, file photo, a hooded Tunisian police officer stands guard ahead…

Obama in Kenya: ‘Africa is on the move’

Associated Press NAIROBI: President Barack Obama says good-governance and inclusivity for women and minorities are keys to entrepreneurship taking off in Africa. Obama is speaking at a U.S.-sponsored business summit…

Quran tops the list of the 12 most popular books of all time

Epigraph: As often as we approach the Quran, it always proves repulsive anew; gradually, however, it attracts, it astonishes, and, in the end forces admiration. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe The…

The reckless plot to overthrow Africa’s most absurd dictator

In December, a handful of middle-aged American immigrants attempted to topple the autocratic ruler of the Gambia. They had few weapons and an amateurish plan. What possessed them to risk…

‘Let’s press for higher spiritual development’ – Maulvi Raghib Zia Ul Haq, Accra Region Missionary of Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission

Source: ghanaweb.com Maulvi Raghib Zia Ul Haq, Greater-Accra Regional Missionary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission, has entreated Muslims to use the just-ended Eid-ul-Fitr, to reflect soberly on their lives, and improve…

Join hands to salvage image of Islam — Maulvi Bin Salih of Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission in Ghana

Source: graphic.com.gh The Head and Missionary in charge of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission in Ghana, Maulvi Mohammed Bin Salih, has urged all Muslims in the county to join in the effort…

‘We Cannot Go Back. We Cannot Trust Them Again.’

DISPATCH ‘We Cannot Go Back. We Cannot Trust Them Again.’ After more than two years of vicious civil war and horrific war crimes, is there any hope for peace in…

Omar Sharif: Another Muslim, Who Does Not Fit Stereotypes of Islamophobes

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Omar Sharif عمر الشريف Sharif in Doctor Zhivago (1965) Born Michel Demitri Chalhoub 10 April 1932 Alexandria, Egypt Died 10 July 2015 (aged 83) Cairo, Egypt…

100 years of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Mauritius

On Sunday 20th June 2015 the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat of Mauritius commemorated the founding of the Jamaat by Sufi Ghulam Muhammad, r.a., on the 20th June 1915. The centenary of…

Swiss return ancient cultural objects to Egypt

CULTURAL PROPERTY Swiss return ancient cultural objects to Egypt JUN 1, 2015 – 12:32 A selection of the 32 ancient artefacts recently returned to the Egyptian Embassy in Bern. (Federal…

The Muslim Times Covering Different Aspects of Free Speech and in Different Countries

Epigraph: Who originates creation, and then repeats it and Who provides for you from the heaven and the earth? Is there a God besides Allah? Say, ‘Bring forward your proof if…

New laws in Egypt will make “conspiracy theories,” a crime, so much for free speech

Epigraph: Or, Who originates creation, and then repeats it and Who provides for you from the heaven and the earth? Is there a God besides Allah? Say, ‘Bring forward your…

Female genital mutilation: Why Egyptian girls fear the summer

By Nick Thompson, CNN Cairo, Egypt (CNN) Summer days: They’re what childhood memories are made of, glorious afternoons of unchecked freedom to frolic with friends in the sun, unshackled from the…

Preventing Bloody Fridays

Harun Yahya, Arabnews.com Published — Saturday 4 July 2015 Friday, June 26, 2015 — it was the second Friday of Ramadan. Three countries were left shocked by three separate terror…

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