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6 Reasons Why Visiting Loved Ones Keeps Them Young & Happy

We may be well into this year’s holiday season, but whether it’s Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Eid, or just a regular day out of the year, visiting your senior loved ones…

Study finds that employees who are open about religion are happier

It may be beneficial for employers to not only encourage office Christmas parties but also celebrate holidays and festivals from a variety of religions, according to a Kansas State University…

Peel School Board lowers flag and expresses support for those affected by Pakistan’s school tragedy

apnahub.ca — Canadians and people all over the world are expressing shock as the Pakistani city of Peshawar began burying its dead after an attack at a school that killed…

Woman bearing the name of man’s ex-girlfriend gets free world trip

Source: CNN (CNN) — Jordan Axani planned to travel around the world with his girlfriend Elizabeth Gallagher, until they broke up. Now, he’ll embark on Sunday on the circumnavigation with…

AMJ Canada mourns the massacre of innocent students and teachers at Army Public School Peshawar

A special prayer for the victims of the Army Public School Peshawar will be held tonight at 7:30pm EST at the Baitul Islam Mosque, Vaughan Ontario. Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at (AMJ)…

For Catholics, There’s Something About Torture

Epigraph: No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.  Article 5 of  the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Source: The Huffington Post By Mathew N.…

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Condemns Taliban Attack on Peshawar School

Rabwah Times: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA condemns in the strongest terms today’s terrorist attack on Peshawar Government schools. Reports indicate at least 150 children have been killed and scores more injured.…

Forum: A Muslim’s reaction to torture reports — tactics are just wrong

Source: New Haven Register By Sohail Z. Husain Halloween was over a month ago — a day to revel over ghoulish characters and hideous images. And now we are supposed…

Angelina Jolie: US must lead on torture policy

Epigraph: No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.  Article 5 of  the Universal Declaration of Human Rights For the Muslim Times’ collection of…

Canada Apologizes to India for posters

Ottawa quietly apologized to India after Canadian soldiers appeared with posters of Sikh radicals at temple Peter O’Neil, Postmedia News | December 15, 2014 3:13 PM ET More from Postmedia News…

Cheney: ‘No problem’ with detaining innocents

Epigraph: Golden rule: One should not treat others in ways that one would not like to be treated. Former US Vice-President Dick Cheney made no apologies on Sunday for the…

Cops killed man at Walmart, then interrogated girlfriend

By Catherine E. Shoichet and Nick Valencia, CNN updated 1:44 AM EST, Tue December 16, 2014 (CNN) — After killing a man at an Ohio Walmart, police interrogated his girlfriend,…

Can Muslim Youth Counter Extremism?

Huff Post: by Amaar Ahmad — The recent Senate Report on the use of torture by the CIA will no doubt be used by Muslim extremists to conclude that the…

Robert Fisk on the CIA ‘torture report’: Once again language is distorted in order to hide US state wrongdoing. Perhaps Khalid Sheikh Mohammed told his torturers he could fly through the air

Thank God for Noam Chomsky. Not for his lifetime of eviscerating assaults on our political hypocrisy, but for his linguistics. Long before I knew him, undergraduate Fisk laboured at his…

There Was a Big Bang for Birds: A sweeping new study tells a long genetic tale

Time: If there’s a factory where birds are built, the workers were clearly smoking something the day they designed the hummingbird. And the ostrich. And the toucan. Imagine, too, the pitch…

New York Archdiocese Appears Likely to Shutter More Churches

Source:N Y Times: The sweeping reorganization of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, set to take effect next year, is likely to involve the merger or the closing of…

A Fascinating New Idea About What It Means When You Start Forgetting Things

Businessinsider.com; It’s a saying favored by boomers and grandparents, a comeback beloved enough to make an appearance in New Yorker cartoons and on countless T-shirts: “I’ve forgotten more than you know.” Now, a…

The evangelical giftwrapping of Islamophobia marches on

theguardian: Giles Fraser —- It’s depressing that a decade after I wrote about a Christian charity’s thinly disguised Islamophobia, they’re still at it Franklin Graham (second from right) leads his…

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