In his interview with CNN Mr Trump tells the audience that 'Islam hates them'. When asked is it the religion of Islam that teaches hatred, he did not answer. So what is the truth? Does Islam hate America? Is Donald Trump right? Let us see what the Holy Quran has to say on the subject. … Continue reading Does Islam Hate America?
This is a new approach to Islamic teaching which traditionally suggests that the Holy Quran is for Muslims only http://www.youtube.com/embed/rbl4XbGRnrk This radical departure from this approach suggests that everyone can benefit from the guidance of the Holy Quran if they look at its teachings as being aimed at humanity regardless of people's beliefs. We look … Continue reading Burn Ferguson Burn
Just as the U.S. Latino population is on the rise – Hispanics are now the nation’s largest minority – so is the number of Latino Muslims. And it’s not just a result of Arab Latin Americans emigrating to the United States. According to organizations like WhyIslam.org, Latinos are one of the fastest growing segments of … Continue reading Why so many Latinos are becoming Muslims
I took the Letters page of this newspaper to confirm my instinctive reaction when I heard that the US government had assassinated Anwar al-Awlaki, a leading figure in al-Qa'ida, in Yemen. The Americans had sent two Predator drones to the area. They fired Hellfire missiles at a vehicle containing Awlaki and three other suspected al-Qa'ida … Continue reading Death by drone is swift and efficient – it’s also murder
The world seems to have double standards; those which apply to Muslims and those which apply to the rest. If US drone attacks kill the innocent in Pakistan it is collateral damage but if a Muslim bomb kills innocent people it is terrorism. Can someone explain to us why? It is the hypocrisy of this … Continue reading [Video] Islam and Terrorism
Early on Sunday morning, as the rest of NYTimes.com was turned over to 9/11 anniversary, Paul Krugman vented his spleen. Years of columns were condensed into a few pithy lines. "What happened after 9/11 — and I think even people on the right know this, whether they admit it or not — was deeply shameful," … Continue reading Condemn those who critise America after 9/11
“Ramadan,” said President Obama at a White House iftar dinner in 2010, “is a reminder that Islam has always been a part of America. The first Muslim ambassador to the United States, from Tunisia, was hosted by President Jefferson, who arranged a sunset dinner for his guest because it was Ramadan — making it the … Continue reading Thomas Jefferson’s Iftar
It's not that US diplomats don't understand the Middle East; it's just that they've lost all sight of injustice. Vast amounts of diplomatic literature prove that the mainstay of Washington's Middle East policy is alignment with Israel, that its principal aim is to encourage the Arabs to join the American-Israeli alliance against Iran, that the … Continue reading Now we know. America really doesn’t care about injustice in the Middle East
We are told much about freedom in the West. Everyone is free to preach, practise and propagate their religion. Sadly, the reality is so different. In Switzerland, mosques cannot have minarets, in France women’s hijab is forcibly removed and the in the US, the bastion of the Western Values . . . read below Religious … Continue reading Freedom in the West?
The speaker in this video traces the impact that the Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement had in the propagation of Islam in the US. However, she is wrong in stating that Muhammad Abdullah was the first missionary sent by the Anjuman to Fiji. The first missionary was Mirza Muzaffar Baig who set up a branch of the … Continue reading How Ahmadiyya Muslims Influenced Early Islam in America
Across America today, we are seeing an increase in fear and suspicion of people of Muslim faith. Rev. Deborah Lindsay reflects on the urgent need for understanding and peace-making, and she says a true Christian message is one of respect and understanding for all people of all faiths and traditions. After all, we are ALL … Continue reading Islamophobia