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Dispensation of Justice is a mockery in Pakistan

By Saeed Qureshi How can justice be delivered in a country where murderers and rapists go home after payment of blood money or reconciliation with the aggrieved party? This reconciliation…

China’s Xi Jinping signs landmark deals on India visit

Source: BBC India and China have signed 12 agreements in Delhi, one of which will see China investing $20bn (£12.2bn) in India’s infrastructure over five years. At a news conference…

Dean of KU Islamic Studies department shot dead

By Asim Khan Updated about an hour ago KARACHI: Dean of Islamic Studies Faculty at the University of Karachi Dr Shakeel Auj was shot dead by unknown assailants on Thursday.…

Israel behind US demands on Iran: Journalist

Israel is behind Washington’s excessive demands over Iran’s nuclear energy program, “making it impossible to reach an agreement,” an American journalist says. BY JAMES HENRY FETZER PRESSTV.IR “The United States…

Ahmad: The True Caliphate

By SHEILA AHMAD For the Stafford County Sun | 0 comments At the end of last month, I renewed my pledge of allegiance to the Khalifa of Islam (Caliph). There are millions around…

Qur’an lesson for today: 238. Commandment to lower thy voice

238. Commandment to lower thy voice [31:20] ‘And walk thou at a moderate pace, and lower thy voice; verily, the most disagreeable of voices is the voice of the ass.’…

Jewish State and Islamic State have alot more common than you think

Jewish State and Islamic State, Like Breeds Like By Ali Kazak Source: The Palestinian Chronicles Sixty-six years after the establishment of the “Jewish State” in the Middle East, the world…

Space tourism firm offers flight around the moon

Source: RT US space tourism firm Space Adventures is offering a spaceflight around the moon to private tourists on “proven” Russian Soyuz spacecraft – saying that the sponsors will not…

Humanity First Jordan supports a grade 12 class for their University Entrance Diploma

HUMANITY FIRST JORDAN is supporting a grade 12 class of 100 Syrian Refugee Students (young men and young ladies) preparing themselves for the Ministry of Education, Jordan, University Entrance Examination…

West Bank Jewish settler population soars

JERUSALEM: Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank numbered 382,031 at the end of June, up from 374,469 six months earlier, the leading settler organization said on Tuesday. The number…

Rename secularism. Call it ‘dharma’ or righteous administration

Times of India: When PM Narendra Modi mockingly stated in Japan that ‘secular’ people would disapprove of his gifting the Bhagwad Gita to Emperor Akihito, he seemed to echo what…

Retrospective look: No hope of real change in Pakistan, says US academic

ET: NEW YORK: Pakistan has become a “very troubled state”, in contradiction to the dreams of its founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah, it was stated at a lecture “Pakistan and the Burden…

Qur’an lesson for today: 237. Commandment to forgive the People of the Book

237. Commandment to forgive the People of the Book [2:110] Many of the People of the Book wish out of sheer envy from their own selves that, after you have…

Christians in eastern China scramble to save symbol of their faith

By David McKenzie and Steven Jiang, CNN updated 5:29 AM EDT, Tue September 16, 2014 Wenzhou, China (CNN) — At a gray church on the outskirts of Wenzhou in eastern…

PIA suspends staff over flight delay after Rehman Malik video goes viral

Source: ET KARACHI: Two Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) employees were suspended on Tuesday after videos of former interior minister Rehman Malik and a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lawmaker being offloaded by fuming…

ISIS Draws a Steady Stream of Recruits From Turkey

By CEYLAN YEGINSU SEPT. 15, 2014 THE NEW YORK TIMES ANKARA, Turkey — Having spent most of his youth as a drug addict in one of the poorest neighborhoods of…

Another war to rearrange the ME

RAMZY BAROUD ARABNEWS.COM Published — Tuesday 16 September 2014 A few months ago, not many Americans, in fact Europeans as well, knew that a Yezidi community in fact existed in…

The Invention of the Land of Israel by Shlomo Sand – review In this second volume of his trilogy of Jewish studies, Sand explores how the ‘Land of Israel’ was invented, and debunks popular nationalist mythology

In 2009, Shlomo Sand published The Invention of the Jewish People, in which he claimed that Jews have little in common with each other. They had no common “ethnic” lineage…

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