Marmaduke Pickthall (7 April 1875 — 19 May 1936) was a Western Islamic scholar, noted for his English translation of the Qur’an. A convert from Christianity, Pickthall was a novelist, esteemed by D. H. Lawrence, H. G. Wells, and E. M. Forster, as well as a journalist, headmaster, and political and religious leader. He declared his conversion to Islam in dramatic fashion after delivering a talk on ‘Islam and Progress’ on November 29, 1917, to the Muslim Literary Society in Notting Hill, West London. He was also involved with the services of the Woking Muslim Mission in the absence of Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din, its founder.
China’s Hui Muslims are unique in many respects. The country’s second-largest ethnic minority share linguistic and cultural ties with the majority in China that have allowed them to practice their religion with less interference and fewer restrictions than others, like Uighur Muslims and Tibetans. Outside of China, the Hui practice of installing women as the head of female-only mosques has been viewed with criticism and admiration. In this video, ChinaFile look inside the lives of Hui women and what the practice, and the religion, means to them.
The 72 Virgins Are A Lie And Other Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Islam..
In celebration of UAE National Day 2011 Projection and design by Obscura Digital 44 projectors with a combined brightness of 840,000 lumens were used to cover a surface 600ft wide x 351ft high.
“Here’s the other side of Newsweek’s Muslim Rage photo. Something the mainstream media wouldn’t be too keen to show you in highlighted characters and red strips. Today, tens of hundreds of people showed up from 8 year olds to 60+ senior citizens in different cities of Pakistan to clean up the mess created by the few individuals who somehow always end up defining Pakistan. Here’s to all of today’s participants, you’re the reason why we have a good future. Pakistan is proud of you.
The founder of the Qadiani jamaat and his followers have always used abusive language about Hazrat Maulana Muhammad Ali and the majority of the Anjuman created by the Promised Messiah because the majority did not agree with him.
In this video an ex-member of the Qadiani jamaat shows from Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad’s books printed by the Qadiani jamaat themselves that Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad and Hazrat Maulana Nur ud Din held Hazrat Maulana Muhammad Ali and his compatriots in high regard.
Once again Pakistan’s anti-Islamic ways is rearing its ugly head.
The Holy Prophet’s (saw) wives worked. One third of our knowledge of Islam comes to us from his wives. His and his companions wives even joined the army to go to battle.
But working women in Pakistan are fearful of their safety, after a female NGO worker was killed in the nation’s northwest. Gunmen in a tribal area shot dead Farida Afridi after she ignored their calls to stop going to work because she was a woman
Sheikh Hamza Yusuf is a convert who has studied Islam and interpretations of Islam by different schools of thought. Here is what he says about Hazrat Maulana Muhammad Ali.
How widespread is the use of anti-Islamic material in the US military? Ibrahim Hooper, CAIR’s national communications director; Morris Davis, a retired Air Force Colonel; and Al Jazeera’s Josh Rushing investigate.
Israeli soldiers tell Channel 4 News they were ordered to “cleanse” Palestinian neighbourhoods, as filmmaker Nurit Kedar says “the atmosphere was that nobody should talk about this war”.
As civilian casualties rise in the escalating Afghan war, listen to an Afghan child think about the value of life.
In a graphic and hard-hitting film, Peter Beaumont speaks to Palestinians filming abuse from settlers and Israeli armed forces as part of a remarkable project called Shooting Back
Below is a short YouTube video giving the highlights of the history of Palestine.
…The idea was to uproot as many Palestinians as possible. From March 1948 until the end of that year the plan was implemented despite the attempt by some Arab states to oppose it, which failed. Some 750,000 Palestinians were expelled, 531 villages were destroyed and 11 urban neighbourhoods demolished…
Keith Olbermann via his show ‘Countdown’ gives a very good summary of the how some elements in the American press are desperately trying to dissociate the attacks by the Norwegian terrorist and his Christian beliefs.
Some go as far as suggesting that as soon as Anders Behring Breivik committed his act of terrorism that he was no longer a Christian as Jesus would never do such a thing! Whilst at the same time ignoring that argument when it comes to terrorists such as Osama Bin Laden.