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Violence in the name of Islam is haram: fatwa

Daily Times — New code of conduct approved by ulema convention declares that no prayer leader/cleric will debase or induce his followers to debase any of the holy prophets, their…

Syrian Christians long to return to Maloula

April 17, 2014 08:40 AM By Roueida Mabardi Story Summary In the Bab Touma district of Syria’s capital Damascus, Fadi Mayal dreams of returning home to the ancient Christian town…

Jordan says it destroyed combat vehicles crossing from Syria

Aerial view of the Zaatari refugee camp near the Jordanian city of Mafraq, some 8 kilometers from the Jordanian-Syrian border. Jordan is home to a large Syrian refugee population. (AP)…

South Korean Ferry Sinks Off Southern Coast; 4 Dead, Hundreds Missing

The Global Post: by Hyung-Jin Kim and Youkyung Lee — MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Koo Bon-hee could see the exit. For half an hour, as the doomed ferry filled…

Solutions for Pakistan

By Saeed Qureshi Unlike Saudi Arabia and Iran Pakistan is not a religious but a nation state. It should be liberated from socio-religious taboos that hinder its progress and development…

Big 10 for Muslim Pro – 10 million global downloads for mobile app

press release April 16, 2014, 9:00 a.m. EDT Big 10 for Muslim Pro – 10 million global downloads for mobile app Singapore based company behind the number one Islamic mobile…

One-a-Day Commandments of the Holy Quran – 97. Sanctity of churches, synagogues, mosques and other places of worship‏

97. Sanctity of churches, synagogues, mosques and other places of worship     [22:41] Those who have been driven out from their homes unjustly only because they said, ‘Our Lord is…

Why is Rumi the best-selling poet in the US?

Source: BBC By Jane Ciabattari The ecstatic poems of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, a Persian poet and Sufi master born 807 years ago in 1207, have sold millions of copies…

Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors of shipwreck off South Korea

By Michael Pearson, Euan McKirdy and Stella Kim, CNN (CNN) — Military dive teams worked the dark, cold waters of the Yellow Sea on Wednesday night in a desperate effort…

One-a-Day Commandments of the Holy Quran – Take ye the station of Abraham as a place of Prayer‏

95. Take ye the station of Abraham as a place of Prayer   [2:126] And remember the time when We made the House a resort for mankind and a place of security; and take ye the…

Secularism: Halal in India, Haram in Pakistan?

Picture is courtesy of: Brigadier Latif Written by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times The picture with the Urdu text shows that one of the biggest…

Videos show first U.S.-made rockets in Syria

Online videos show Syrian rebels using what appear to be U.S. anti-tank rockets, weapons experts say, the first significant American-built armaments in the country’s civil war. The rebel faction shown…

Ahmadiyya Muslim Ad on Zee TV

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Dog ends Saudi’s three-day ordeal

Source: Arabnews.Com “It was actually the dog that recognized my brother’s voice and started barking. This caught the attention of Al-Buqami and his son,” Fahd told the Al-Arabiya channel. Al-Buqami…

What would Jesus do to North Korea?

Source: Asia Times: NAMYANGJU, South Korea – What would Jesus Christ do to North Korea? Unfortunately for South Korea’s newly inaugurated President Lee Myung-bak, a pious Christian and an elder…

A 13-year-old eagle huntress in Mongolia

BBC: by William Kremer — A photographer who snapped what could be the world’s only girl hunting with a golden eagle says watching her work was an amazing sight. Most…

India court recognises transgender people as third gender

Most transgender people in India make a living by singing and dancing or by begging and prostitution Continue reading the main story in BBC Related Stories In pictures: India’s transgender…

Horrifying tales of Punjabi youths stuck in Texas jail

Horrifying tales of Punjabi youths stuck in Texas jail Varinder Singh & Gagandeep Singh Tribune News Service Chandigarh/Jalandhar, April 13 TribuneIndia The well-oiled human trafficking network and business, involving the…

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