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Algeria builds giant mosque as 'blow' to Islamists

By Abdellah Cheballah, AFP
May 7, 2016, 12:05 am TWN

ALGIERS–Algeria is building one of the world’s largest mosques which officials say will serve as a buffer against radical Islam and crown the legacy of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. 382 more words

The Muslim Times

من المسجد الحرام الی المسجد الاقصیٰ ۔ حالات حاضرہ کے تناظر میں

من المسجد الحرام الی المسجد الاقصیٰ۔ حالات حاضرہ کے تناظر میں

ڈاکٹر عمیر محمود صدیقی


Good News Friday

It’s been a while since I posted a regular Good News Friday post, what with Pesach falling on Shabbat, so here we are, back to regular programming. 1,383 more words

Israel News

The Qiblah and Unity

The meaning of Qiblah is direction.
It is obvious that a believer faces Allah alone in every worship of his and Allah is not confined to a certain direction so this would mean that a person can face any direction when making Ibaadah because Allah is everywhere, but due to another reason, Allah fixed a direction because there are different forms of worship. 495 more words

Nailing the facts over migrant population growth

As readers will know, we regularly add footnotes to letters we feel have strayed from valid opinion into portraying as fact information that is either plain wrong, misleading or out of context. 1,177 more words

General Issues

What Muslims might think and what's going on in the EU

In this first ever episode of Talking migration, we talk to Professor Ruud Koopmans on attitude surveys of Muslims in Europe and to Professor Andrew Geddes… 227 more words

Battle for the syncretic soul of Bangladesh

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Tucked away in the reports of this week’s news break about more Bangladeshi workers in Singapore getting into a tangle over suspected links to terror groups was a nugget of information that fascinated me. 1,345 more words

Current Affairs