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New Pakistan PM calls for end to U.S. drone strikes

Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called Wednesday for an end to U.S. drone strikes in the country’s northwest, after lawmakers endorsed him for an unprecedented third term in office. Some 13 years after he was deposed in a coup and sent into exile, the 63-year-old was formally chosen by a vote in the National… Continue reading New Pakistan PM calls for end to U.S. drone strikes

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Biography · Featured · Islam · Religion & Spirituality

Prophet Muhammad: The Social Reformer

All great civilizations, such as the Greeks, Romans, Persians and today in the form of West, have arisen mainly by advancing human rights and the rule of law. The rise of the Islamic civilization between the 7th and 13th centuries also owes itself to this principle. Few individuals in any civilization have been able to… Continue reading Prophet Muhammad: The Social Reformer

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Featured · Islam · United States

Can Muslims Be ‘All-American’?

The early photographs of Katherine Russell Tsarnaev, wife of Boston marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, are unsettling. They are unsettling not only because she looks frightened, but because she looks kind of like me. Though our lives are different, we are both young, white women, and we are American converts to Islam. The media’s coverage… Continue reading Can Muslims Be ‘All-American’?

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Featured · Freedom of Speech · Human-Rights · Islam · Religion & Spirituality · Religious Freedom

Sheikh Al-Arefe needs psychiatric help, MBC statement suggests

Sheikh Mohammad Bn AbdurRahman Al-Arefe (Arefe.com) The Middle East Broadcasting Center’s children entertainment channel MBC3 hit back on Tuesday at a prominent Saudi preacher who urged parents to prevent their kids from watching the channel because its content promotes “atheism and corruption” according to him. Sheikh Mohammad al-Arifi, known for his controversial statements, wrote in… Continue reading Sheikh Al-Arefe needs psychiatric help, MBC statement suggests

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Featured · News · Nigeria

Track and Field Radio Index Debuts

Track and Field Radio Index, a media ratings, monitoring and market intelligence platform is taking off in Kaduna to provide independent, authoritative and effective measurement of media content, penetration and audience data using universally accepted statistical methods and tools; it is the first of its kind in Northern Nigeria. The Track and Field Radio Index,… Continue reading Track and Field Radio Index Debuts

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Arab World · Featured · Middle East · News · Politics · United States

U.S. Fears a Ground War in Gaza Could Hurt Israel and Help Hamas

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is increasingly concerned about the escalating violence in Gaza, believing that a ground incursion by Israel there could lead to increased civilian casualties, play into the hands of the militant Palestinian group Hamas and inflict further damage to Israel’s standing in the region at an already tumultuous time.

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Feature: The Law and You

INTRODUCTION The Law, over years has obtained this cloak of invisibility such that the average person is unable to decipher its Language. Moreso, Our society especially in recent times usually misconstrues the true nature of the Law. Lawyers are often perceived as liars who use the Law to manipulate and to serve their own purpose… Continue reading Feature: The Law and You

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Analysis · Featured · Islam · Marriage · Relationship · Religion & Spirituality

‘Sharing is caring:’ why many Saudi women don’t mind polygamy

Polygamy is becoming socially accepted among Saudi women who is increasingly worried about spinsterhood. (Reuters) In Saudi Arabia, polygamy appears to be a solution for women increasingly worried about spinsterhood which is seen as associated with a “shortage” of men.

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