Own up to mass Muslim detentions, Amnesty tells China

Own up to mass Muslim detentions, Amnesty tells China

Beijing: China must come clean about the fate of an estimated one million minority Muslims swept up in a “massive crackdown” in far western region of Xinjiang, Amnesty International said in a new report Monday. Beijing has ramped up restrictions on Muslim minorities to combat what it calls Islamic extremism and separatist elements in the […]

The Message of Karbala is Beyond Time and Space

The Message of Karbala is Beyond Time and Space

Zeeshan Rasool Khan The Islamic year, consisting of twelve months, begins with the month of Muharram. Although all these months are significant, holding a special importance but the Quran has declared four months more sacred, which include Zulqadah, Zulhijjah, and Rajab and the first month – Muharram. Even before the advent of Islam, this month […]

Getting an Education is Obligatory in Islam

Getting an Education is Obligatory in Islam

MUBASHIR IQBAL KITABA Islam, the religion of peace, has given great importance to education. Islam insists every believer to start his journey of life with knowledge and light. The high place and respect which Almighty Allah gave to Adam over all the other creatures existing in this universe is (was) because of knowledge and wisdom. […]

Over 2 million pilgrims flock to Mount Arafat

Over 2 million pilgrims flock to Mount Arafat

Makkah: More than two million pilgrims have begun ascending the plains of Mount Arafat shortly after sunrise on Monday to perform the most important ritual of the annual pilgrimage of Hajj. Standing on Mount Arafat until the sunset on the 9th day of Dhul Hijjah is the most important pillar of the Hajj pilgrimage. Pilgrims […]

Remember the Poor and the Needy

Remember the Poor and the Needy

The skewed distribution of income and wealth ( even though not very bad in relative terms) means that our society is stratified economically. If an analogy might be drawn, our socio economic structure resembles a pyramid with wealth concentrated in the miniscule portion at the top of the pyramid, followed by the middle classes, with […]

The Final Sermon of our Beloved Prophet(SAW)

The Final Sermon of our Beloved Prophet(SAW)

MUBASHIR IQBAL KITABA Our Holy Prophet (SAW) is an example for all of the humanity existing on this planet. The beloved Prophet (SAW) was and is a remarkable which goes beyond time and space. He (SAW) excelled in all walks of life and was a man of wisdom, intelligence, generosity, courage, patience, love and magnitude […]

China tracking Muslims on Hajj

China tracking Muslims on Hajj

Part of widespread government surveillance, say experts BEJING: Chinese Muslims embarking on the annual Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca are being outfitted with GPS trackers in what experts are warning is likely part of China’s widespread surveillance program already in place. This year, about 11,500 Chinese Muslims are expected to head to Saudi Arabia for the […]

Protests continue against mosque demolition in China

Protests continue against mosque demolition in China

BEIJING: Chinese state media has defended the planned demolition of a mosque in the country’s northwest, saying that no religion is bigger than the law even as thousands of ethnic Hui Muslims continued sit-in protests against the plan. Thousands of protesters thwarted attempts by officials in Wuzhong city on Thursday to demolish parts of the […]

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