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SC seeks report from govt over protection of minorities’ rights

Daily Times: ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought a detailed report from four provincial advocates general and attorney general of Pakistan regarding the implementation of its verdict regarding the…

Does Israel Need Separation of Synagogue and State?

Epigraph: “Do not mistreat or oppress a foreigner, for you were foreigners in Egypt.” (Exodus 22:21)  Israeli cabinet approves Jewish nation-state law Epigraph: “Do not mistreat or oppress a foreigner,…

The Islamic State Reshapes the Middle East

Source: Stratfor Nuclear talks with Iran have failed to yield an agreement, but the deadline for a deal has been extended without a hitch. What would have been a significant crisis…

Saudi Arabia: Birth control emphasized?

Source: Arab News: Experts have emphasized the need for population control to preserve the economic resources and urged the Council of Senior Islamic Scholars and the Shoura Council to express…

Muslim clerics gather in Iran to discuss how to counter terrorism

Clerics from 80 countries plan how to combat extremist groups including ISIS The Huffington Post: Shiite and Sunni clerics from about 80 countries gathered in Iran’s holy city of Qom…

Jamat Islami Munawar calls for Qital to eliminate oppression

LAHORE: Former Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Syed Munawar Hassan on Saturday called for waging Jihad and ‘Qital Fisabilullah’ (armed fighting for the sake of Allah) for the elimination of oppression from Pakistani…

Israeli cabinet approves Jewish nation-state law

Epigraph: “Do not mistreat or oppress a foreigner, for you were foreigners in Egypt.” (Exodus 22:21) (Reuters) / 23 November 2014Palestinians voice concern that the new law could deny Palestinian…

Repair and regeneration in our bodies

HARUN YAHYA Published — Friday 21 November 2014 Events in our bodies that we are unaware of take place within a meticulous order. The functioning of our organs, so essential…

Trial run of Haramain Railway next year

Trial run of Haramain Railway next year JEDDAH: P.K. ABDUL GHAFOUR Published — Monday 24 November 2014 Experimental operation of the 480-km Haramain Railway that links the two holy cities…

Umrah applicants’ biometrics before travel 

JEDDAH: IRFAN MOHAMMED Published — Monday 24 November 2014 Visa applicants for Umrah will soon have to record their biometrics before traveling to the Kingdom. Under the new rule, which…

Iran is shifting from pariah to possible future policeman of the Gulf Iran’s crisis – our crisis with Iran, if you like – is about that great and historic nation’s future geo-strategic role in the Middle East and Southeast Asia

by Robert Fisk, The Independent   Chatting with my favourite Lebanese banker-journalist before a trip to the Gulf last week, I asked him what he thought I should discuss with…

Bomber ‘kills 45′ at Afghanistan volleyball match

Continue reading the main story in BBC Taliban Conflict Five worries for Ghani The Karzai years Where are Pakistan’s militants? Before and after Taliban A suicide bomber has killed at…

Qur’an lesson for today: 301. Commandment to consult them in matters of administration

  301. Commandment to consult them in matters of administration   [3:160] And it is by the great mercy of Allah that thou art kind towards them, and if thou hadst been rough and hard-hearted, they…

USA: Eavesdropping let to Inquiry into former US diplomate

Eavesdropping on Pakistani Official Led to Inquiry Into Former U.S. Diplomat By MATT APUZZO, MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and MARK MAZZETTINOV. 20, 2014 NYTimes.com WASHINGTON — American investigators intercepted a conversation…

Non-Muslim Writers about the Holy Quran

SIR WILLIAM MUIR ON COMPILATION OF THE HOLY QURAN “Surely, We Ourself have sent down this Exhortation, and we will, most surely, safeguard it.” (Al Hijr 15:10). According to the…

Prof booked on blasphemy charge

the Nation: ATTOCK – A professor of a private college here has been booked on the charges of blasphemy after an enquiry into the matter. During a press conference, Punjab College…

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan to perform at Nobel Peace Prize Concert

Dawn: The concert and ceremony, to be hosted by Queen Latifah, will honour India’s Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan’s very own and youngest-ever recipient of the Nobel Peace prize, Malala Yousafzai,…

Supreme Court of Pakistan takes suo motu notice of Christian couple’s lynching

Epigraph: There should be no compulsion in religion. Surely, right has become distinct from wrong; so whosoever refuses to be led by those who transgress, and believes in Allah, has…

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