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American Muslims are becoming thought, cultural leaders and reviving perspectives on religious inclusion

Rabia Chaudry     TIME History is witness to a time past when the Islamic civilization produced globally unparallelled architecture, literature, science, philosophy, theological discourse, and cultural influences – influences…

NYPD Finally Shuts Down Controversial Surveillance Program That Spied On Muslims

Source: The Huffington Post The Huffington Post | by Inae Oh The New York Police Department has shut down its controversial Muslim surveillance program. The New York Times reports the…

How Muslims Helped Cause the American Revolution

Lostislamichistory.com: Today’s American political landscape can be quite a confusing and frightening place. The ideas of the Founding Fathers are commonly cited as the foundation of the nation. The Declaration…

Boston heals the wounds of the marathon bombs

Courtesy of Wasem Sayed, USA Written by Helena Gustavsson Translated from Swedish newspaper It’s been a year since the marathon bombing killed three people and injured hundreds. Boston’s residents have gathered…

Silencing Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s hate talk

STORY SUMMARY by Rami G. Khouri One of the most fascinating, if problematic, recent incidents relating to the extent of allowable free speech in the United States took place this…

The US-Russia Ukrainian deal

Source: Asia Times: By Pepe Escobar By the time you read this Russia will have invaded Ukraine. Well, that’s what the Supreme Allied Commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization,…

An Australian Definition of a Canadian

Insight: by Peter Legge — You probably missed it in the local news, but there was a report a few years back that someone in Pakistan had advertised in a newspaper…

Religious violence has no place in US, warns Obama

Dawn: WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama warned Monday that religious violence had no place in US society after a gunman with alleged anti-Semitic ties killed three people at a Jewish center…

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA condemns attack on American Jewish centers in Kansas City

Source: yourallen.dallasnews.com American Muslims stand in solidarity with Jewish Americans to condemn religious violence and extremism in all its forms hmadiyya Muslim Community USA condemns in the strongest terms the April…

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Pittsburgh extend condolences to the victims of Franklin School

Source: triblive.com | Adnan Ahmed | Imam Ahmadiyya Pittsburgh April 9 may have started as a regular day at Franklin Regional Senior High School, but it ended in a most unexpected manner. Students stabbed…

Local Muslim Community Bleeds With Boston

Huff Post: by Kashif N. Chaudhry — Mirza Masroor Ahmad, the Khalifa and spiritual head of the worldwideAhmadiyya Muslim Community, for instance, unequivocally condemned the Boston attack and offered his…

The Pulitzer Prizes Just Demolished The Idea That Edward Snowden Is A Traitor

Source: The Huffington Post By  Jack Mirkinson The journalists who won the Pulitzer for their momentous reporting on Edward Snowden’s national security revelations celebrated their victory on Monday, and stressed that…

A smart farmer

A farmer died leaving his 17 horses to his three sons. When his sons opened up the Will it read: My eldest son should get 1/2 (half) of total horses;…

The 6 most surprising ways the US government is spending your taxes

Global Post: Your accountant may tell you how much you owe in federal taxes this year, but they won’t likely tell you how your money is spent. Sure, we all…

Olive a holy plant with several benefits to human health

Epigraph: And it is He Who sends down water from the cloud; and We bring forth therewith every kind of growth; then We bring forth with that green foliage wherefrom…

How Hatred of Islam Creates Strange Bedfellows of Christians and Atheists

San Diego Free Press: by C. J. Werleman — Chris Hedges, who not only spent a decade as a New York Times correspondent in the Middle East, but was awarded…

A Muslim’s invitation to the new atheists: Dawkins, Ali, and Harris

Source: muslimwriters.org With Ayaan Hirsi Ali in an uproar over her unvitation from Brandeis University, and Richard Dawkins beginning his American tour, what better time to invite them to work together to promote…

“Blood Moon” – How Do the Muslims Deal with an Eclipse

By Shahid Pervaiz, Canada A. General Information about the Total Lunar Eclipse; the night between April 14 & 15, 2014 A lunar eclipse occurs when Earth in its orbital trajectory…

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