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Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 4:75

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 4:75

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Qur’anic Reflections click here Bismillāh July 25, 2014/Ramadan 27, 1435 Resources for the month of Ramadan: Click here Latest publication from the Academy: Quranic Reflections. For info click here How to bid farewell to the Last Friday in Ramadan? FAQ on Zakātul Fitra. Read [&hellip

Striker Drogba re-signs for Chelsea

Striker Drogba re-signs for Chelsea

​Striker Didier Drogba has re-signed for Chelsea on a one-year deal. The Ivorian, 36, won 10 trophies at Chelsea from 2004 to 2012 and was a free agent after leaving Galatasaray. Manager Jose Mourinho  had earlier said the forward “belongs” at Stamford Bridge – but that any deal would be made “in a non-emotional way”. Drogba [&hellip

Quds Day 2014 in Dar Es Salaam

China probed 25k people for graft’

China probed 25k people for graft’

China has investigated more than 25,000 people for corruption in the first half of 2014 amid a nationwide crackdown on graft, state media reports. The investigation of major corruption cases has increased by nearly 14 percent over the corresponding period last year, China’s official Xinhua news agency said on Friday. Approximately 85 percent of the cases involved bribes [&hellip

Hamas kills 10 more Israeli troops

Hamas kills 10 more Israeli troops

​Al-Qassam Brigades, which is the military wing of Hamas, says Palestinian resistance fighters have killed at least ten more Israeli soldiers over the past few hours. The resistance group says its fighters killed the Israeli soldiers near the northeastern part of the Gaza Strip on early hours of Friday. The resistance group has put the [&hellip

‘West Africa Ebola death toll hits 660’

‘West Africa Ebola death toll hits 660’

The World Health Organization (WHO) says the death toll from an Ebola outbreak in West Africa has spiked to 660, with the number of infection cases exceeding 1,000. “This is a trend, an overall picture. It’s hard to get an exact picture on the scale of the situation at the moment,” WHO spokesman Paul Garwood [&hellip

S Sudan food crisis worst in world: UN

S Sudan food crisis worst in world: UN

Food crisis in South Sudan is the worst in the world, with the country on the threshold of a total famine if fighting continues, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) says. In a press statement released on Friday, the Security Council “expressed grave concern about the catastrophic food insecurity situation in South Sudan.” The 15-member [&hellip

Libya can try ex-Gaddafi spy chief: ICC

Libya can try ex-Gaddafi spy chief: ICC

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has upheld a decision which allows Libyan authorities to try Muammar Gaddafi’s ex-spy chief Abdullah Senussi. Appeals judges at the ICC on Thursday rejected an appeal against the Court’s prior decision not to put him on trial in The Hague. The court’s appeals chamber said prosecutors in Libya are “willing and genuinely [&hellip

Scientists to map volcano’s interior

Scientists to map volcano’s interior

Scientists have begun installing mapping instruments on Mount St. Helens as means of mapping the volcano’s interior. The project, called Imaging Magma Under St. Helens, or iMUSH, would further acquaint scientists to the volcano’s internal workings. It intends to help improve warning systems prior to eruption. The mapping devices, which would scan the volcano’s interior [&hellip

Algeria airliner wreckage found in Mali

Algeria airliner wreckage found in Mali

Mali’s president says the wreckage of the Air Algérie Flight AH5017 has been found in a remote area of his country. “I have just been informed that the wreckage has been found between Aguelhok and Kidal,” Reuters quoted President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita as saying in a meeting of political, religious and civil society leaders in [&hellip