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From Eritrean child soldier to Swedish parliamentarian

WAR & CONFLICT From Eritrean child soldier to Swedish parliamentarian Arhe Hamednaca is a member of Sweden’s parliament, but his commitment to social justice began as a child fighter. Fatma…

In graphics: Europe’s boat people

In graphics Europe’s boat people May 19th 2015, 12:11 BY DATA TEAM THE SMUGGLING of people across the Mediterranean is not new; nor are the losses at sea that come…

Poorest nations, not just richest, must act to end extreme poverty — campaigners

Reuters | May 26, 2015 | JORDAN TIMES Afghan labourer Said Ahmad, 26, pulls a cart as he collects metals and plastics to sell in Kabul on Sunday (AFP photo)…

WHY DID JEFFERSON HAVE A COPY OF THE KORAN:

Given below is a brief account of what led to US President Thomas Jefferson to possess a copy of the Koran. Keep in mind The Tripoli attacks on US Navy…

Benin: African Initiative on Education for Peace and Development

Ahmadiyya leader preaches peace in Africa Qasim Akinreti,Cotonou,Republic of Benin The world head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community,Hazrat Masroor Ahmad, Khalifatul Masih V  has called on African and world leaders…

Libyan tribes meet in Cairo as Egypt seeks allies against militants

Reuters | May 25, 2015 | 23:41 Updated: May 25, 2015 | 23:41 CAIRO — Hundreds of Libyan tribal leaders met in Cairo on Monday with Egyptian authorities hoping to…

Bedum Mosque Commissioned (in Ghana)

May 19, 2015 The newly-commissioned mosque. The Ameer, Head and Missionary-In-Charge of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission, Ghana Maulvi Mohammed Bin Salih, has commissioned a new 600-worshipper capacity mosque complex in…

Qaddafi’s home town falls to Islamic State in anarchic Libya

REUTERS Published — Thursday 21 May 2015   SIRTE, Libya: Standing guard at his frontline post, Libyan soldier Mohammed Abu Shager can see where Islamic State militants are holed up…

USA: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Glen Ellyn Chicago Celebrates 54th Sierra Leon’s Independence Day

Report by Imam Shamshad Nasir Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Glen Ellyn Chapter joined Sierra Leone’s Muslim community to celebrate their 54th independance day. The celebration took place in Bait ul…

Mohammed Morsi: Egypt’s ex-leader sentenced to death

Source: BBC An Egyptian court has sentenced ousted president Mohammed Morsi to death over a mass prison break in 2011. The former leader has already been sentenced to 20 years…

SPIEGEL Migration Debate: ‘One of the Most Serious Dramas of Our Times’

SPIEGEL Migration Debate: ‘One of the Most Serious Dramas of Our Times’ Interview Conducted By Maximilian Popp and Jörg Schindler DPA Syrian refugees arrive in a dinghy on the Greek…

Somalia executes two MP assassins

Two suspected members of the Islamist group al-Shabab have been executed by firing squad in the Somali capital. A military court in Mogadishu found them guilty of killing five people,…

Burundi coup bid: Groups seek Bujumbura control

Rival groups of soldiers in Burundi are vying for control of the capital Bujumbura amid confusion over the success of an attempted coup. Heavy fighting and shelling is reported at…

Liberia celebrates beating Ebola with farewell party

After being declared Ebola free, Liberia threw the virus a big farewell party and is finally looking towards life and a future.   Read More……

Harriet Tubman recruited to appear on $20 bill after vote

Source: BBC Could Americans soon be calling their $20 bills “Tubmans?” Move over, former US president Andrew Jackson. Voters of an online poll have chosen famous abolitionist Harriet Tubman to…

Al Jazeera plays a dangerous game in Egypt : Mohamed Fahmy’s theme at his press conference will be that “journalism is not political activism”

By Robert Fisk, The Independent In a few hours’ time, in Cairo, Mohamed Fahmy will hold a press conference which every reporter will want to observe. The Al Jazeera journalist,…

Over 250,000 East African refugees trapped in Yemen

INTERNATIONAL TONY KARUMBA / AFP / GETTY IMAGES Over 250,000 East African refugees trapped in Yemen Many refugees and asylum-seekers from Somalia, Ethiopia and Eritrea say they have nowhere else…

Mediterranean migrants: Libya rejects EU military plans

Epigraph: And what is the matter with you that you struggle not in the cause of Allah and of the weak — men, women and children — who say, ‘Our…

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