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Jordan: Four imams banned for pro-Islamic State Friday sermons

by Taylor Luck, The Jordan Times AMMAN — The Awqaf Ministry has banned four clerics for encouraging citizens to support the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group during Friday sermons earlier…

Jordan world’s second water-poorest country

by Hana Namrouqa | Oct 22, 2014 | JORDAN TIMES AMMAN — Jordan now ranks as the world’s second water-poorest country, where water per capita is 88 per cent below…

Returning Haj pilgrims wish they stayed longer 

JEDDAH: FOUZIA KHAN Published — Thursday 23 October 2014 Several Haj pilgrims who have just concluded their lifetime spiritual experience appeared sad while leaving the holy land and many of…

Qur’an lesson for today: 271. Commandment to turn not thy cheek away from men in pride nor walk in the earth haughtily.

271. Commandment to turn not thy cheek away from men in pride nor walk in the earth haughtily [31:19] ‘And turn not thy cheek away from men in pride nor…

Qur’an lesson for today: 272. Commandment to be moderate in laugh and weep

272. Commandment to be moderate in laugh and weep [9:82] They must laugh little and weep much as a reward for that which they used to earn.…

Ultra-Orthodox Jews attack Jerusalem buses over ad

JERUSALEM (AP) Dozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews hurled stones and slashed the tires of buses bearing ads promoting female worship at a key Jerusalem holy site, Israeli police said Tuesday. The…

Jordan: Blankets for Syrian refugees from HUMANITY FIRST reach Mafraq, near the Syrian border.

By the grace of Allah HUMANITY FIRST’s consignment of blankets for Syrian refugees reached Jordan just in time for the coming cold season. Distribution will start in the next few…

U.S. airdrops ! did ISIS get some?

Source: CNN Turkish-Syrian border (CNN) — In the besieged Syrian city of Kobani, precious medicine rains from the sky. Antibiotics, anesthetics, sanitary supplies and bandages — all desperately needed to…

Israel to vote on partitioning Al-Aqsa Mosque between Muslims and Jews

Middle East Monitor — It is important to note that both Rabbinical and Israeli law currently bans Jews from prayer at Al-Aqsa Mosque because of the sanctity of the site…

Israel to vote on partitioning Al-Aqsa Mosque between Muslims and Jews

Middle East Monitor: An Arab Knesset member has revealed that there will be a vote in the next month on a law drafted by an Israeli committee regarding the partition…

Qatar and Saudi Arabia ‘have ignited time bomb by funding global spread of radical Islam’

Source: LUBP LINK General Jonathan Shaw, who retired as Assistant Chief of the Defence Staff in 2012, told The Telegraph that Qatar and Saudi Arabia were primarily responsible for the…

Condemned Christian woman to take blasphemy case to top Pakistani court

Source: CNN Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) — A Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan plans to take her case to the country’s highest court after a high court…

Pakistan: Ahmadis Faced with Death or Exile

Source: ipsnews.net BOSTON, Oct 20 2014 (IPS) - Two years ago, gunmen shot dead Farooq Kahloun’s newly married son Saad Farooq, 26, in an attack that severely injured Kahloun, his younger son…

Indonesia: Displaced Ahmadis hope for change after Jokowi’s inauguration

Source: thejakartapost.com The inauguration of Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Jusuf Kalla as the Indonesian president and vice president for 2014-2019 has brought hope to displaced Ahmadis, who have been living at…

The land that loots Edhi sahib

ET: They asked him whether it had ever happened before. “Meray saath kabhi waqeya nahin hua aisa. Mujhay daaka maartay huay chhor diya tha,” Abdul Sattar Edhi said. “Aisay waqiay…

Qur’an lesson for today: Commandment to shun all that which is vain

268. Commandment to shun all that which is vain [23:4] And who shun all that which is vain, [25:73] And those who bear not false witness, and when they pass…

Qur’an lesson for today: 269. Commandment to let not one people deride another people

269. Commandment to let not one people deride another people [49:12] O ye who believe! let not one people deride another people, who may be better than they, nor let…

Qur’an lesson for today: 270. Commandment not to be an arrogant as Allah loves not any arrogant boaster

270. Commandment not to be an arrogant as Allah loves not any arrogant boaster [46:21] And on the day when those who disbelieve will be brought before the Fire, it…

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