India

Book Review-Ayesha Jalal3

Interview: Ayesha Jalal on ‘The Struggle for Pakistan’

By Joseph Richard Preville and Julie Poucher Harbin Pakistan is a nation with a strong will to survive. It has endured political upheavals, ethnic discord, military dictatorships, and the challenges of religious extremism. In her new book, The Struggle for Pakistan: A Muslim Homeland and Global Politics (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2014), Ayesha

World

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Importance of Diplomacy in Modern World

By Mahrukh A. Mughal Diplomacy has been practiced since the inception of Civilization. In the ancient times diplomats were sent only for specific negotiations and their area of influence was so limited that they would return immediately after their mission concluded. Their sole purpose was to seek negation with other states to develop friendly relations

Israel-Jews Against US

The Jews who fight Israel: Guardians of the City

By Catherine Shakdam Not all Jews are Zionists nor are all Zionists Jews. There are Jews that reject the Zionist State and are not afraid to speak out. Remember the days of old; understand the years of past generations. Ask your father and he will relate it to you, your elders and they will tell

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Will Islam or Muslims gain anything from ISIS or USA?

By Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal Will Islam or Muslims gain anything from ISIS or USA? This is the question the terrorized global Muslims would certainly ask themselves without even expecting a proper answer to ward off their suspicions and fears. Muslims think a Caliphate can’t be established globally A Caliphate for global Muslims and Islamic

Interfaith

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Islamophobia, anti-Semitism and Attacks on Circumcision

By Rabbi Allen S. Maller People who hate religion in general, and Islam and Judaism in particular, often attack circumcision as a cruel, barbaric ritual lacking any positive outcome. Others attack it on secular grounds as a needless procedure. But in the last two decades several medical studies have shown the positive effect of circumcision;

Humanum

Rome Colloquium: Complementarity Between Men and Women in Marriage

IMO News Service Rome: The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith will host a colloquium in Vatican City, in cooperation with the Pontifical Council for the Family, the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, on the subject of the Complementarity of Man and Woman in Marriage on

Media

Source: HinduExistence.org

Now, orphanage system also gets politicized in India!

By Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal At the outset it must be stressed for the sake of humanity’s survival that Islam is a truly humanistic religion to serve entire humanity and therefore all other religion, global as well as local target Islam. Historically, the active system of orphanage and fairness has been a key part of

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Indian Urdu Media: Fanning Minority Fears

By Tufail Ahmad Of all categories of people in our societies, journalists understand meanings of words instinctively and the societal context in which they are understood by common readers. Shahid Siddiqui is the chief editor and owner of Nai Duniya, an Urdu newspaper that has been read by Indian Muslims for over 41 years. Siddiqui

People

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SITARA-E-HIND Award to Justice M.S.A. Siddiqui for the outstanding contribution in the field of Education of Minorities

IMO News Service New Delhi: Justice M.S.A Siddiqui, Chairman, National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions (NCMEI), Govt. of India, was recently honoured with SITARA-E-HIND AWARD (STAR OF INDIA) for his outstanding contribution in the field of education of minorities by ‘Minority Association of Educational Institutions Uttar Pradesh’ at a function held on Wednesday, 29th October,

Kaaba Key Keeper Sheikh Abdul Qadir Taha Al-Sheibi

Kaaba key keeper dies

Sheikh Abdul Qadir Taha Al-Sheibi, who held the traditional key to the Kaaba, died in Makkah on Thursday. He was 74. The Al-Sheibi family has been holding the position of key-keeper since pre-Islamic times. The family of the present custodians is linked to Sheiba bin Othman Abi Talha who lived during the time of Prophet

Book Review

Book Review-Ayesha Jalal3

Interview: Ayesha Jalal on ‘The Struggle for Pakistan’

By Joseph Richard Preville and Julie Poucher Harbin Pakistan is a nation with a strong will to survive. It has endured political upheavals, ethnic discord, military dictatorships, and the challenges of religious extremism. In her new book, The Struggle for Pakistan: A Muslim Homeland and Global Politics (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2014), Ayesha

Book Release-A.R. Agwan1

Book Release: Optimism over constructive role of Muslims in 21st Century

IMO News Service New Delhi: The Universal Knowledge Trust and Gloriords Publications jointly organized a book release program at Allama Iqbal Hall, Milli Model School, Jamia Nagar, Okhla recently. The author of the book “Islam in 21st Century: The Dynamics of Change and Future-making”, Abdul Rashid Agwan, while expressing his thoughts anticipated that Muslims will

Education

Sci-Tech

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Fighting Diabetes by Studying Fruit Fly

Prior to this, it had been difficult to measure the amounts of circulating insulin in diabetic sufferers. By Esther Nakkazi In a research that could be applied to better understand and treat diabetes in human beings, scientists at Stanford University have made a breakthrough in learning the regulatory control of the production of the insulin

Islam

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Will Islam or Muslims gain anything from ISIS or USA?

By Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal Will Islam or Muslims gain anything from ISIS or USA? This is the question the terrorized global Muslims would certainly ask themselves without even expecting a proper answer to ward off their suspicions and fears. Muslims think a Caliphate can’t be established globally A Caliphate for global Muslims and Islamic

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Meet the Controversial Muslim Leader Who Has Advised the White House

Sheikh Abdullah bin Bayyah issued a fatwa condemning ISIS violence last week. By Kaveh Waddell The White House is taking a closer look at the role of religion in its campaign against violent extremism in the Middle East. In a speech last week laced with references to religion, President Obama called on Muslim leaders and

Kaaba Key Keeper Sheikh Abdul Qadir Taha Al-Sheibi

Kaaba key keeper dies

Sheikh Abdul Qadir Taha Al-Sheibi, who held the traditional key to the Kaaba, died in Makkah on Thursday. He was 74. The Al-Sheibi family has been holding the position of key-keeper since pre-Islamic times. The family of the present custodians is linked to Sheiba bin Othman Abi Talha who lived during the time of Prophet

ISIS Atrocities3

Will Islam or Muslims gain anything from ISIS or USA?

By Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal Will Islam or Muslims gain anything from ISIS or USA? This is the question the terrorized global Muslims would certainly ask themselves without even expecting a proper answer to ward off their suspicions and fears. Muslims think a Caliphate can’t be established globally A Caliphate for global Muslims and Islamic

Great Britain Hockey Star Launches Olympic, Ramadan Iftar 2012 Celebrations

IMO News Service London: This year, for the first time, the Olympics (27 July to 12 August 2012) will take place during Ramadan (20 July to 18 August 2012) and in the spirit of collaboration and friendship mosques across the UK will open their Iftar celebrations to neighbours, visitors, Muslims, non-Muslims, officials and Olympic athletes

Male Circumscision3

Islamophobia, anti-Semitism and Attacks on Circumcision

By Rabbi Allen S. Maller People who hate religion in general, and Islam and Judaism in particular, often attack circumcision as a cruel, barbaric ritual lacking any positive outcome. Others attack it on secular grounds as a needless procedure. But in the last two decades several medical studies have shown the positive effect of circumcision;

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SPECIAL REPORT: Muslims lash out at Jama Masjid Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari, say he is a thug who has lost confidence of Indian Muslims

By Abdul Hafiz Lakhani and Danish Ahmad Khan Ahmedabad/New Delhi: As was expected New Delhi’s Jama Masjid’s ‘Shahi’ Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari revealed his true color when he invited Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for Dastar-e-Bandi (anointment) of his son Shabban Bukhari as Naib Imam (Deputy Imam) and flagrantly used 2002 Gujarat Riots and victimized

Business

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Re-adjustment of Business Ethics due to Global Advertisement

By Mohammad Naquib. R The emergence of global and cross cultural market, the nature of business strategies has passed through a dynamic change. The cross cultural and global market, after the amalgamation of companies keeping in view of liberalised economic policy, has created a new brand of consumer, having a preferential attitude with a new

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Fifth American Muslim Consumer Conference to be held at Newark

Are Companies Ready to Tap into the Growing Global Muslim Market? IMO News Service Newark, NJ: The Fifth American Muslim Consumer Conference (AMCC) will be held at the Double Tree, Newark, NJ on Saturday, November 15th, 2014. Nearly 43% of Americans now believe there are good opportunities for entrepreneurship, up by more than 20% since

Islamic Microfinance: India as an Emerging Potential Market

By Fouzia Jan The main aim of the article is to assess the potential for an alternative to conventional microfinance Islamic microfinance. The article argues that Islamic microfinance can play an important role in the eradication of poverty, the socio-economic development of the poor and small (micro) entrepreneurs without charging any interest (riba). In addition,

Terrorism

ISIS Atrocities3

Will Islam or Muslims gain anything from ISIS or USA?

By Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal Will Islam or Muslims gain anything from ISIS or USA? This is the question the terrorized global Muslims would certainly ask themselves without even expecting a proper answer to ward off their suspicions and fears. Muslims think a Caliphate can’t be established globally A Caliphate for global Muslims and Islamic

Communalism

Islamophobia

Male Circumscision3

Islamophobia, anti-Semitism and Attacks on Circumcision

By Rabbi Allen S. Maller People who hate religion in general, and Islam and Judaism in particular, often attack circumcision as a cruel, barbaric ritual lacking any positive outcome. Others attack it on secular grounds as a needless procedure. But in the last two decades several medical studies have shown the positive effect of circumcision;

Minorities

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