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China’s big chess move against the U.S.: Latin America

Source: CNN Money China is making friends right under America’s nose. Latin America is China’s latest business buddy. Chinese banks increased investments in Latin America by 71% last year, and…

Delhi rapist says victim shouldn’t have fought back

BBC News — “A decent girl won’t roam around at nine o’clock at night. A girl is far more responsible for rape than a boy,” he said In 2012 an…

Pakistan arrests parents for refusing children’s polio vaccinations

(Reuters) – Pakistan authorities have arrested hundreds of parents who refuse to vaccinate their children against polio, officials said Tuesday, as community opposition and Taliban threats block efforts to eradicate…

‘This is what Islam tells us to do': A rare glimpse inside a Saudi Arabian prison – where Isis terrorists are showered with perks and privileges

The Saudis are often accused of supporting Islamist radicals. In response, they insist they are more at risk from terror attacks than any other country. During a rare tour of…

A state in distress

A state in distress  CONNECT  TWEET RSS FOLLOW EMAIL PRINT  SHARE The Daily Star It’s relatively easy to highlight the appalling situation in Syria, where violence, displacement, fragmentation and corruption…

Denying Israel atrocities

Denying Israel atrocities The Daily Star John Kerry offered the usual type of spirited defense of Israeli behavior Monday, when he addressed the U.N.’s Human Rights Council. The U.S. secretary…

How Islamic is Islamic State group? Not very, experts say

Associated Press By LEE KEATH and HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press14 hrs ago © AP Photo/Militant video, File FILE – This file image made from video posted on a militant website Saturday,…

Over a cup of tea: Reminiscing the rich culture we have

Source: Pakistan Today By Yasmeen Aftab Ali Reminiscing was an activity of our elders, or so I thought. It seems, however, that places change, not the reminiscing. Browsing through wedding pictures…

Deliverance from the Cross by Sir Zafrulla Khan; the book has a chapter on the Shroud of Turin

Encylopaedia Britannica states about Sir Muhammad Zafarullah Khan, also spelled as Zafrulla: Sir Muhammad Zafrulla Khan was a Pakistani politician, diplomat, and international jurist, known particularly for his representation of Pakistan…

10-year-old Palestinian boy, an autistic, memorises entire Qur’an

Gaza (Palestine): A ten-year-old Palestinian boy from Gaza, despite suffering from autism – a disorder of brain development, experience difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors,…

How Ahmadis Became Non-Muslim

By Sadia Saeed, Visiting lecturer at the Department of Sociology at Boston University Modern forms of governance do not simply enumerate citizens; they produce them by rendering them into being…

A Married Jesus: Here’s the Best Historical Evidence

Source: Huffington Post By James D. Tabor; Author, ‘Paul and Jesus: How the Apostle Transformed Christianity’ If you ask most New Testament scholars whether Jesus was likely married the mantra is a…

Kurdish leader urges followers to lay down arms

Reuters In this photo provided by the Turkish Prime Minister’s Press Office, Pro-Kurdish legislator Sirri Sureyya Onder, center right, Turkey’s deputy prime minister Yalcin Akdogan, center left, and other legislators…

How Can Prince Charles Become Defender of All Faiths and Monotheism?

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times March 1, 2015 Elizabeth II (born 21 April 1926) is the Queen of 16 of the 53 member…

Qur’an lesson for today: 393. Commandment – There shall be no sin for you in anything you mutually agree upon, after the fixing of the dowry

393. Commandment – There shall be no sin for you in anything you mutually agree upon, after the fixing of the dowry [4:25] And forbidden to you are married women, except such as your…

Lebanon opens borders to Assyrians fleeing ISIS

The Daily Star BEIRUT: Assyrian Christians fleeing ISIS are welcome to take refuge in Lebanon because their humanitarian case in exceptional, Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said. Al-Mustaqbal reported Sunday that…

Understanding Turkey’s stance

HARUN YAHYA Published — Saturday 28 February 2015   Last Sunday, the global media reported that Turkish tanks had rolled into Syria to carry out an operation to evacuate the…

Hate is hate, not politics

The Daily Star An arson attack on a Christian seminary in Jerusalem Thursday, and a similar attack on a mosque the day before are hate crimes, committed by extremist individuals,…

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