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  1. Alarm over Flesh-Eating Ulcer Cases in Australia

    Naharnet.com - Health 09.21 / 22:08 naharnet.com
    The spread of a flesh-eating bacterial condition in Australia sparked calls Thursday for more government-funded research into the disease, which is normally limited to developing…
  2. Key Democrats Line Up behind Sanders Health Care Bill

    Naharnet.com - Health 09.14 / 22:06 naharnet.com
    Former U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday introduced a revolutionary plan for government-sponsored health care, a proposal that has gained traction among rising-star Democrats. The bill has slim to no chance of passing a Republican-controlled Congress, but presents an opportunity for Democrats to stake out new policy goals in the era of President Donald Trump as they prepare for upcoming…
  1. A Double Shift in Education

    Venturemagazine.me - Education 09.21 / 10:09 venturemagazine.me
    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, and Jordanian-based initiative, Madrasati, have partnered together to promote double shift systems within Jordan’s schools. The idea behind this structure is to have an immediate solution... The post A Double Shift in Education appeared first on Venture M…
  1. Deepening Signs of a Civil War in Islam: Massacres of Sufis in Pakistan In The Name Of Pure Islam Reveals a Worsening Gl

    By Sultan Shahin, Founding Editor, New Age Islam28 February 2017Is this Islam? A woman in Peshawar had asked this question, crying over the blood-spattered dead bodies of her school-going children in December 2014. The proud killers of 132 innocent children and scores of female teachers were the Pakistan Taliban. The Taliban are student of Islamic madrasas, supposedly well-versed in the teachings of Islam. They claim to kill in the name of Islam. They claim to glorify Islam. They say they…
  2. Murderous Sectarianism in Islam: Salafi Ulema Should Not Only Condemn the Massacre at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Shrine but Al

    By Sultan Shahin, Founding Editor, New Age Islam21 February 2017The massacre of over a hundred devotees at Sufi shrine of Jhule Lal Shahbaz Qalandar at Sehwan in Sindh, Pakistan is neither the first such incident nor is it going to be the last. There are condemnations galore from Muslims of all hues including Salafi-Wahhabis. The general secretary of Indian Jamiat Ahl-e-Hadith, Maulana Asghar Ali Imam Mehdi Salafi, for instance, has condemned the incident in the strongest terms.However,…
  3. Religious Authorities of Islam Must Delimitate Peaceful Islam from Terrorism Committed In The Name Of Islam – German Cha

    By Muhammad Yunus, New Age Islam(Co-author (Jointly with Ashfaque Ullah Syed), Essential Message of Islam, Amana Publications, USA, 2009)21 February 2017German Chancellor, Angela Merkel’s reference to Islam as a ‘peaceful religion’ in the just concluded Munich Security Conference (Feb 17-19) stands in sharp contrast to US President Donald Trump’s fear of Islam as a source of terrorism, that reflects glaringly in his speeches and recent travel ban. She said: “I expect from religious authorit…
  4. Who Speaks for Islam in India

    By Arshad Alam, New Age Islam22 February 2017In the absence of a clergy within Islamic social order, it becomes difficult to identify representative voices within Muslim society. Questions will be asked about multiple voices speaking in the name of the community and representing themselves in ways that they think are Islamic. For some, it can be argued that such a state of affairs has made the question of legitimacy and authority within Muslim societies confusing. The absence of a clear…
  5. The Donald Trump Phenomenon

    By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan, New Age Islam20 February 2017Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States on November 8, 2016. During the election campaign as well as after entering the White House, he issued certain harsh statements about Muslim immigrants residing in America. This triggered criticism against Mr. Trump, not only by American Muslims but also from Muslims all over the world. According to Muslims, this development was clearly anti-Muslim and perhaps no Muslim…
  1. UNESCO official sends message on Int’l Day of University Sport

    Irna.ir - Arts&Culture 09.21 / 22:12 irna.ir
    Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA -- Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova presented a message to mark the International Day of University Sport, 20 September…
  2. UNESCO, Iranian Artists' Forum celebrate Peace Day

    Irna.ir - Arts&Culture 09.21 / 22:12 irna.ir
    Tehran, Sep 21, IRNA -- On 13 September 2017, UNESCO kicked off a week of celebrations on the occasion of the International Day of Peace, with an event at the House of Artists in…
  3. Man convicted for animal harassment in northwestern Iran

    Irna.ir - Arts&Culture 09.21 / 22:12 irna.ir
    Ardebil, Sep 21, IRNA – A man who had hung a dog was convicted on charges of animal harassment in a court on T…
  4. Earthquake jolts western Iran

    Irna.ir - Arts&Culture 09.21 / 22:12 irna.ir
    Kermanshah, Sep 21, IRNA – An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale jolted the city of Sahneh in east of Kermanshah province on T…
  5. Iran's 2nd humanitarian aid consignment arrives in Bangladesh

    Irna.ir - Arts&Culture 09.21 / 22:12 irna.ir
    Tehran, Sep 21, IRNA – Iran's second humanitarian aid consignment arrived in Bangladesh on Thursday afternoon. The 30-ton consignment is for refugees Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar and it is included blanket, tent, food products, medicine and medical e…
  6. UN alarmed at deteriorating conditions in besieged Syrian towns

    Iloubnan.info - Social 09.21 / 17:03 iloubnan.info
    The United Nations humanitarian coordinator for Syria has expressed alarm over reports of deteriorating humanitarian conditions and urgent medical evacuation needs in the towns of Madaya, Foah, Zabadani and Kefraya, where more…
  7. EU Ambassador visits vital water projects in Akkar Lebanon implemented by ESFD and funded by EU

    Iloubnan.info - Social 09.21 / 17:03 iloubnan.info
    The Head of the EU Delegation in Lebanon H.E. Mrs. Christina Lassen, visited three projects in Akkar- Lebanon, funded by the European Union and implemented by the Economic and Social Fund for Development (ESFD).  The…
  8. Ten Lebanese universities among top 100 in the Arab world

    Iloubnan.info - Social 09.21 / 17:03 iloubnan.info
    The QS University Rankings for 2016 included 10 Lebanese universities among 100 ranked universities in the Arab region, Byblos Bank's Lebanon This Week reported. The American University of Beirut (AUB) was the highest…