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No splurging on Eid as sales drop 30 percent this year

Jul 29, 2014

No splurging on Eid as sales drop 30 percent this year

While Muslims across the city are celebrating 'Eid Ul-Fitr' today, local traders have seen a 25-30 percent decline in sales compared to last year. #Numbers #Islam #Ramadan #Eid ul-Fitr #Eid #Muslims #Eid celebrations #Eid celebrations in India #Eid Shopping
Photos From India to Syria, Muslims celebrate Eid across the world

Jul 29, 2014

Photos From India to Syria, Muslims celebrate Eid across the world

After a month of fasting for the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims across the world are celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr. Here are images from the celebrations. #Islam #Ramadan #ImagesOfTheDay #Eid ul-Fitr #Eid #Muslims #Eid celebrations #Eid celebrations in India
Daft and dangerous Muslim scholar's plan for a militia to fight global jihad

Jul 25, 2014

Daft and dangerous Muslim scholar's plan for a militia to fight global jihad

But apparently he is a big cheese in Islamic circles.An influential theologian and author of numerous scholarly tomes in Urdu and Arabic, Nadvi is Dean of the Faculty of Shariah at Darul Uloom Nadwa, Lucknow, whose reputation as a premier institution of Islamic teaching ranks in the same class as Darul Uloom, Deoband. #Islam #Jihad #Israel #Violence #Gaza #Islamic militancy #global jihad #militia to fight jihad
From terrorism to tourism ISIL starts bus tour of 'caliphate'

Jul 23, 2014

From terrorism to tourism ISIL starts bus tour of 'caliphate'

IS proclaimed a "caliphate" last month straddling Iraq and Syria. According to a rebel from eastern Syria, the tours started operating immediately afterwards. #World #Terrorism #Syria #BeatThis #Tourism #USA #Iraq #kurdish #Militancy in Iraq #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #US withdrawal from Iraq #Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi #Caliphate #Tours
Persecution of Iraqi Christians by ISIS is a crime, says Ban Ki-moon

Jul 21, 2014

Persecution of Iraqi Christians by ISIS is a crime, says Ban Ki-moon

Ban Ki-moon has said that the persecution of Iraqi Christians who have been driven from their homes in Mosul constitutes a crime against humanity. #Ban Ki-moon #Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Iraq crisis #Islamic State of Iraq and Syria #Islamic State of Iraq and Levant #Iraqi Christians

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Islam and prejudice: Why Girish Karnad is wrong about Naipaul

Nov 11, 2012

Islam and prejudice: Why Girish Karnad is wrong about Naipaul

Much of what Naipaul has said about Islam's damage to native cultures, based on field reportage, is visible and indisputable unless one is blind to what is around. #Islam #Music #Islamophobia #VS Naipaul #Secularism #Girish Karnad

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Islam and prejudice: Why Girish Karnad is wrong about Naipaul

Jul 29, 2014

Moon Is Elusive Guide in Calculating Start of Islamic Holiday

Because of the large numbers of Muslims in the New York area, the region occupies a key role in the national moon-sighting apparatus...
Islam and prejudice: Why Girish Karnad is wrong about Naipaul

Jul 28, 2014

ISIS levels 14th century mosque in Iraq's second largest city

Mosul residents said the Prophet Jirjis Mosque and Shrine was bombed and destroyed by the radical jihadist group calling itself the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria... #Syria #Iraq #Mosul
Islam and prejudice: Why Girish Karnad is wrong about Naipaul

Jul 25, 2014

Israel kills senior militant leader in airstrike

Israeli aircraft struck 30 houses in the Gaza Strip early Friday, killing a leader of the militant Islamic Jihad group and two of his sons, as Israel's Security Cabinet was to meet later in the day to decide whether to expand its operation or conside... #Israel #Gaza Strip #Jerusalem
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