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Women Form A Negative View Of Other Women More Quickly Than Men Do Of Men

Source: Forbes By Peggy Drexler Contributor: I write about gender, work and the modern family. I wrote about the increase in the numbers of “queen bees” in the workplace, women who aim…

The Arabs’ long journey into the heart of darkness

When they came out of their poor peninsula, the early Muslim Arabs when compared with the more sophisticated and advanced Byzantines of Asia Minor and the Eastern Mediterranean, or the Persians to…

Perspective: A Vibrant Islamic Caliphate (Khilafat) Has Existed for the Past Century

Source: ahmadiyyatimes.blogspot.in By Tayyab Pirzada With the declaration of a global ‘Caliphate’ by the Islamist group “Islamic State of Iraq and Syria” (ISIS) now known simply as “Islamic State”, questions probably arise…

Arabs, it’s time to call a spade a spade

Arab countries have been going through a downward spiral on a number of levels over the past few years. Take the recent U.N. report on the numbers and conditions of…

Why are there no Muslim philosophers?

“Why are there no Muslim philosophers?” Sudipta Kaviraj posed this question to me while I was studying some critical Western texts of philosophy in the fall of 2009 with him.…

Are India’s Muslims a minority?

Minister in Hindu nationalist BJP government says Muslims are not minority causing controversy on status of community. Only a day after the Indian government led by the right-wing Bharatiya Janata…

ENABLING PAKISTAN

The past few months have seen a particularly high-profile series of murders in Pakistan. An American cardiologist volunteering at a hospital in Pakistan was shot dead because he belonged to the…

Viewpoint: Why Arab Spring has not delivered real democracy

On the face of it, one might conclude that democracy is thriving in the Arab world. On Tuesday millions of Syrians are voting in presidential elections. Egyptians have just chosen…

Extremism Is a Concept Alien to Islam–And to Human Decency

Like hundreds of other Ahmadi Muslims, Dr. Mehdi Ali Qamar was murdered only for his faith. Combined, education and compassion can conquer such extremism. Dr. Mehdi Ali Qamar was the…

Opinion: Revival of the Idea

Author: Munir A.Varraich In July 2011 one of the Republicans from Reagan Era – (1979-1988) wrote an article titled: “Revival of the Idea-Islam”. Thanks for this article coming from a…

The Exam of Life

By Suresh Shah  At last, the day you were so dreading has dawned! The Class 12 exams start today. Your performance in the exams will play a crucial role in…

Does Immigration Mean ‘France Is Over’?

Source: New York Times By JUSTIN E. H. SMITH PARIS — It is difficult to go more than a day in France without hearing someone express the conviction that the…

Trapped in a centrifuge

Source: Pakistan Today By: Humayun Gauhar: Humayun Gauhar is a political analyst. He can be reached at: humayun.gauhar786@gmail.com. Pakistan is caught in a fast spinning centrifuge, where hopefully the good is being…

Shariah and Constitution: A Personal Journey

Source: Muslim Sunrise, Winter 2013 volume By Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times After my training of six years to be a physician, as a lung and…

General Musharaf and Pakistan

By Munir Varraich, Sweden Let us not forget that it was a secular minded soldier President who took a bold decision after 9/11 and tried to put the Pakistani Mindset on the…

Happy New Year and What is the Muslim Times doing for You?

Epigraph: So go on reminding; surely, reminding is profitable. (Al Quran 87:10) By Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor Happy and a prosperous new year to all our readers, from the…