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An Interview with Momtaz Khaan on Islam in Canada

An Interview with Momtaz Khaan on Islam in Canada

An Interview with Momtaz Khaan on Islam in Canada According to Momtaz Khaan, a Board Member of the Muslim Canadian Congress, the Canadian Islamic landscape is changing in the country from one of borderline extremism to modernity, conformity and acceptance.    (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - We have interviewed Momtaz Khaan, a Board Member of the [&hellip

Lavrov: Syria Solution Should Come From Syrian People

Lavrov: Syria Solution Should Come From Syrian People

Lavrov: Syria Solution Should Come From Syrian People Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stressed that “a solution to the crisis in Syria should come from the Syrian people, and that Russia will not support any external meddling.    (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - Lavrov spoke Thursday ahead of a planned meeting Saturday in Geneva where world [&hellip

Why should we adopt the doctrine of Taqlid?

Why should we adopt the doctrine of Taqlid?

Why should we adopt the doctrine of Taqlid? By Ayatollah Shaheed Beheshti Taqlid means to accept the juristic opinion and verdict of a mujtahid (a jurist capable of arriving at an indepen­dent judgement) and to act upon it. We know that on principle Islam advocates freedom of thought and is opposed to the submission to [&hellip

HIV quad pill ‘may improve care’

HIV quad pill ‘may improve care’

The quad pill is the first to include a type of anti-HIV drug known as an integrase inhibitor A new once-a-day pill which combines four HIV drugs into a single daily treatment is safe and effective, according to a US study. It is hoped the four-in-one “quad pill” will make it easier for patients to [&hellip

Summary Majlis 26th June 2012 – 5th Shaban 1433 AH.

Summary Majlis 26th June 2012 – 5th Shaban 1433 AH.

                                        Several  action plans for Sh’abaan, the eighth month: The Ahlul Bayt have recommended several deeds to be undertaken during this month.   Action plan (a): Istighfar: Seeking forgiveness “One who seeks forgiveness and pardon seventy times during this month is like one seeking forgiveness seventy thousand times in other months.” Recommended to recite daily seventy times: [&hellip

Floods kill 2 in Iran’s East Azarbaijan province

Floods kill 2 in Iran’s East Azarbaijan province

A river of muddy waters sweeps down a road in East Azarbaijan province on June 25, 2012 At least two people have been killed and many more have been injured in flash floods in the northwestern Iranian province of East Azarbaijan. On Monday and Tuesday, flooding triggered by heavy downpours affected Tabriz, the capital of [&hellip

Summary Majlis 24th June 2012 – 3rd Shaban 1433 AH

Summary Majlis 24th June 2012 – 3rd Shaban 1433 AH

Summary Majlis 24th June 2012 – 3rd Shaban 1433 AH. 3rd Imam and AbulFadhl Abbas Wiladat Public Announcement: On sighting the crescent of month of Sh’abaan, it was the practice of the holy Prophet to arrange for the announcement, “O people of Yathrib! I am the bearer of news from the Messenger of Allah. Know [&hellip

India upgrades ‘world’s cheapest tablet’

India upgrades ‘world’s cheapest tablet’

The Aakash 2 will be faster and more capable than its predecessor India has unveiled a new version of what it says is the “world’s cheapest tablet computer” – the Aakash 2. The device, primarily for students, is to be sold for 2,263 rupees ($40; £26). It has a faster processor, longer battery life and [&hellip

Secondhand smoking may increase risk of diabetes, obesity: Study

Secondhand smoking may increase risk of diabetes, obesity: Study

Researchers find that secondhand smoke exposure may increase the risk of obesity and diabetes in adults. A recent study has shown that exposure to secondhand smoke may increase the risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes in adults. The study, which involved over 6,300 adults who took part in the US National Health and Nutrition [&hellip

Risalatul Juma – Will you support the holy Prophet?

Risalatul Juma – The Friday message (125) 22nd June 2012 / 1st Shabaan 1433 A H. Will you support the holy Prophet? On sighting the crescent of month of Sh’aban, it was the practice of the holy Prophet to arrange for an announcement to be done in Madina. The town crier would proclaim: “O people of Yathrib! I [&hellip