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Kingdom of Saudi Arabia imports 3 million sheep and camels for Haj

  Pilgrims prefer sheep to other animals for Haj sacrifice. ABDULHADI HABTOR Published — Friday 31 July 2015 JEDDAH: Saudi importers of cattle said the Haj season this year will…

Catholic university to open in Iraq

Catholic university to open in Iraq Jul 26, 2015 at 8:53am   Speaking in Australia, an Iraqi prelate discussed his plans to open a Catholic university in October. The university…

Jerusalem Gay Pride: Six stabbed ‘by ultra-Orthodox Jew’

Source: BBC Israeli police have arrested a man after six people were wounded in a stabbing at the Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem. A police spokesperson identified the suspect as…

Remembering Governor Salman Taseer

Remembering Fearless Salmaan Taseer By Pervez Hoodbhoy January 1, 2012 Governor Salmaan Taseer died at the hands of a religious fanatic on January 4 last year. Fearlessly championing a deeply…

This country will have more people than China by 2022

India is set to surpass China as the world’s most populous country — and much sooner than previously thought. China now has a population of 1.38 billion, compared to India’s…

542. Commandment – O ye who believe! take not My enemy and your enemy for friends, offering them love, while they disbelieve in the truth which has come to you

542. Commandment – O ye who believe! take not My enemy and your enemy for friends, offering them love, while they disbelieve in the truth which has come to you …

Syria: A Chronology of How the Civil War May End

Analysis    STRATFOR.COM JULY 29, 2015 | 09:15 GMT An explosion rocks the Syrian city of Kobani during a reported suicide car bomb attack by Islamic State militants on a…

How Does the Earliest Manuscript of the Qur’an Compare to Today’s Qur’an?

Source: ilmfeed.com   The discovery of a Qur’anic manuscript in the University of Birmingham has made headlines worldwide as it is thought to be one the oldest anywhere in the world. Radiocarbon…

541. Commandment – Go forth, light and heavy, and strive with your property and your persons in the cause of Allah

541. Commandment – Go forth, light and heavy, and strive with your property and your persons in the cause of Allah [9:41] Go forth, light and heavy, and strive with your…

India: Khurshid Ahmad Parbhakar Darweh passed away after brief illness in Qadian

In mid-1940s 313 devotees came to Qadian to protect the holy sites on the call of the Ahmadiyya spiritual leader and they came to be known as Darweshan-e Qadian.  Source: ahmadiyyatimes.blogspot.in…

Taliban’s founder, Mullah Omar, died in 2013

Source NY Times: KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan intelligence service said Wednesday that it believes that the Taliban’s reclusive founder and spiritual leader, Mullah Muhammad Omar, died in a Pakistani…

Innovations by Muslims that shaped the modern world

Most people have the erroneous opinion that Coffee comes from Italy when in reality, Yemen is where the ubiquitous brew has its true origins. Along with the first university, and…

540. Commandment – And strive in the cause of Allah as it behoves you to strive for it

540. Commandment – And strive in the cause of Allah as it behoves you to strive for it [22:79] And strive in the cause of Allah as it behoves you to…

The Oldest Qur’an Controversy

The oldest Qur’ans are actually in Yemen, in danger being bombed By: Juan Cole The discovery of a couple pages [apparently actually 18] of a very old Qur’an (the Muslim…

Video: Muslims in Moscow Work to Break a Stereotype

The New York Times: Dozens of women dressed in colorful hijabs and floral dresses gathered under gray skies recently in the garden of a four-star hotel here for a charity…

15 Anti-Corruption Hadiths

By Muhammad Fathi      Source:    OnIslam.net Monday, 27 July 2015 Corruption is one of the worst predicaments that haunt many countries around the world. The abuse of power,…

Iran unlikely to spend most of its post-sanctions funds on militants, CIA says

By BRIAN BENNETT A secret U.S. intelligence assessment predicts that Iran’s government will pump most of an expected $100-billion windfall from the lifting of international sanctions into the country’s flagging…

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam’s Remarkable List of Achievements and Awards

The Logical Indian — Abdul Kalam will remain one of the finest human beings to have ever lived. He lived an illustrious and successful life, and his legacy will continue…

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