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Book Review: The Moor’s Account by Laila Lalami

About the Book The Moor’s Account is the story of the first black explorer of America—a Moroccan slave who was left out of the history books. In 1527, the conquistador…

The antibiotics that could kill you

Source: CNN (CNN) – In 2010, Americans were prescribed 258 million courses of antibiotics, a rate of 833 per thousand people. Such massive usage, billions of doses, has been going on year after…

Facebook Knows Everything About You, And If You Don’t Believe Us Here’s Proof

Huff Post: by Taylor Casti — A marketing stunt for the upcoming Ubisoft game “Watch Dogs” is inadvertently allowing users to check how well they’ve set up their Facebook privacy…

Ottawa: Paramedics respond to Prime Minister’s House

Amid reports of a severely drunk 18-year-old woman, Ottawa paramedics responded to the prime minister’s residence at 24 Sussex Drive early Sunday. Share on Facebook, Toronto Star April 24, 2014…

Obama runs China’s pivot gauntlet

Source: Asia Times. This new Asian security regime is due to be celebrated as the successful implementation of the “pivot to Asia” during President Barack Obama’s visit to the region.…

Muslim Man Gives Needy Bus Rider The Shoes Off His Feet And Walks Home Barefoot — Because There Is Good In The World

Huff Post: by Yasmine Hafiz — Surjit Singh Virk has been driving buses for sixteen years and has seen it all. But what he witnessed on Saturday on the No.…

Alcohol blamed for thousands of new cancer cases annually in Ontario

Epigraph: They ask thee concerning wine and the game of hazard. Say: ‘In both there is great sin and also some advantages for men; but their sin is greater than…

Jewish scholar lectures on ‘How Islam Saved the Jews’

AL.com: by Greg Garrison — David J. Wasserstein, a professor of Jewish History at Vanderbilt University, will lecture on “How Islam Saved the Jews” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April…

[Urdu Artcile] Naseehato’n ka Guldasta by Imam Shamshad A. Nasir

Kindly click on the images to zoom them.   Imam Shamshad A. Nasir Shamshad A. Nasir is imam of the Baitul Hameed Mosque, Chino, California. Imam Nasir currently serves as…

Supreme Court case could change how you watch TV

Source: CNN Money A two-year-long legal battle between the country’s biggest broadcasters and a startup called Aereo is about to culminate at the U.S. Supreme Court. The court’s decision, expected sometime…

Exclusive – U.S. force in Afghanistan may be cut to less than 10,000 troops

April 22, 2014 – 00:28 By Missy Ryan and Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan may drop well below 10,000 – the minimum demanded…

Boston Marathon’s Muslim Runners To Play A Critical Role In Shattering Stereotypes

Huff Post: by Omar Sacirbey — (RNS) Ask Jalon Fowler, a 38-year-old IT specialist for John Hancock Financial Services, what advice she would give to two Muslim friends who will…

Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter’s life story is a warning to us about racism and revenge

theguardian: by Geoffry Robertson — In 1976, I was a junior lawyer on Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter’s retrial defence team. His story has a significance that should outlive his death. It…

A New Muslim Renaissance is Here

Source: The Time Magazine By Rabia Chaudry, who is an attorney and the founder and president of the Safe Nation Collaborative. History is witness to a time past when the Islamic…

Gospel story of Jesus’ resurrection a source of deep rifts in Christian religion

Source: The Washington PostBy Kimberley Winston, Published: April 18, 2014“On the third day, he rose again.” That line, from the Nicene Creed, is a foundational statement of Christian belief. It…

An Islamic Easter? The Real Resurrection of Jesus– A Muhammdan Messiah

A Muslim Times Original By Abdul Alim  I grew up reading a lot of interesting fiction. Some of it was interesting stories with good moral lessons and some was just…

Christopher Cooksey: Muslim group hopes for safe Boston Marathon

Source: host.madison.com Dear Editor: The bombing of the Boston Marathon last year was a tragedy. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev stated that the bombings were done to protect Islam from the United States. However,…

The Terasem Faith is a new-age religion designed to allow God and technology co-exist

Mail Online — ‘Life is purposeful, death is optional, God is technological and love is essential’: The new tech-inspired religion that uses ‘mindfiles’ and robots to store your soul for…

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