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Keep gambling, you will win millions

In June, the BBC News website ran a story in which it looked at a new wave of fruit machine like gambling terminals. These machines are driving huge profits for the betting shops and it is so worrying that local Councils are not trying to hit back and stop new betting shops from opening. Just one road in Newham, East London has 18 (eighteen) [...]

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The struggle of religious minorities in Indonesia

…But the Ahmadis are not alone in their struggle to practice their faith in Indonesia. Last week, a group of about 300 people from a variety of religious backgrounds staged a rally at Indonesia’s parliament, demanding that their rights as citizens to freely worship, a right enshrined in the constitution, be respected. Muslims complain [...]

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Islam Without God

Is it possible to have religion without God? Thirty years ago, Don Cupitt’s Sea of Faith set out “Christian non-realism” – ethics without God – angering the Church and intriguing millions. Philosopher Alain de Botton has recently done the same. But is this just a concept for cynical post-Christians, or could it [...]

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Ramadan fast ‘lasts longer high up’

Muslims living in the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, should fast longer during the Ramadan holy month, Dubai’s leading clerics have said. During Ramadan, Muslims are supposed to not eat or drink between dawn and dusk. “Burj Khalifa is almost one km (0.6 miles) high, which means people in higher floors can still [...]

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British Museum to stage Hajj exhibition

Picture courtesy of Peter Sanders The world’s largest exhibition on the Hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca, is to be staged at the British Museum, it has announced. Manuscripts, diaries, historic photographs and contemporary art will be displayed to mark the annual ritual, undertaken by Muslims across the world. The museum’s director, [...]

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Sunnis fail to defend The Holy Prophet

We were hurt when a brother Sunni sat quietly as a Christian priest said that the Holy prophet Muhammad (s) is NOT in heaven during an episode of the BBC Big Questions show. There was no rebuttal from our Sunni brothers sitting there and it made Ahmadis feel sad and ashamed. We discuss what happened in the video below.

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Osama Bin Laden video released by Pentagon

As has been shown the initial news about how Osama Bin Laden died in a fire fight and hid behind his wife were all lies. The Pentagon has now released five videos of Osama Bin Laden, seized at the secret compound in Pakistan where he was shot dead by US special forces last week. The tapes show him watching himself on television, and preparing [...]

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