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Qur’anic Reflections: Āyat 21:94

Qur’anic Reflections: Āyat 21:94

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 فَمَنْ يَعْمَلْ مِنَ الصَّالِحَاتِ وَهُوَ مُؤْمِنٌ فَلَا كُفْرَانَ لِسَعْيِهِ وَإِنَّا لَهُ كَاتِبُونَ Famay-ya‘mal minas-swāliHāti wahuwa mu’minun falā kufrānaa lisa‘yihi wa-inna lahu kātibūn. Whoever shall do of good deeds and he is a believer, [&hellip

US planning another 9/11 in Syria?

US planning another 9/11 in Syria?

One of America’s most respected political leaders, former congressman and presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich, says the US is about to become “al-Qaeda’s air force.” Kucinich points out that the US-supported rebels fighting the Syrian government are led by al-Qaeda. Even the New York Times has admitted that the leading anti-Assad group is an al-Qaeda affiliate [&hellip

‘CAR govt. to collect illegal weapons’

‘CAR govt. to collect illegal weapons’

Central African Republic (CAR) has launched a program, which aims at collecting illegal weapons across the country, the security minister says. On Wednesday, José Binoua announced the disarmament plan at a ceremony attended by President Michel Djotodia at the police headquarters in the capital Bangui. Binoua said that Seleka fighters and civilians who possess weapons [&hellip

‘Russia has plans if US strikes Syria’

‘Russia has plans if US strikes Syria’

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow has its own plans to deal with a possible US military offensive against Syria. Putin made the remarks on Tuesday night at his country residence outside Moscow during an interview with The Associated Press and Russia’s state Channel 1 television published on Wednesday. “We have our own ideas about [&hellip

Pakistani PM calls for peace in Karachi

Pakistani PM calls for peace in Karachi

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has urged senior leaders of all political parties to help restore peace in the violence-hit southern port city of Karachi. On Wednesday, Sharif met senior leaders of all political parties and businessmen in Karachi and sought their proposals for the restoration of peace to the volatile city. “I am deeply [&hellip

‘Obama asked to suspend Egypt aid’

‘Obama asked to suspend Egypt aid’

Aides to US President Barack Obama have called for the suspension of Washington’s military and economic aid to Egypt in response to the ouster of former President Mohamed Morsi, US officials say. The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said on Wednesday that top US national security advisers made the proposal to Obama, the [&hellip

WikiLeaks founder files spying charges

WikiLeaks founder files spying charges

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has filed a criminal complaint in Germany, accusing a US Marines intelligence officer of spying on him during a Berlin computer conference. The prosecutor’s office said in a statement on Wednesday that the federal prosecutor received the complaint a day earlier in the city of Karlsruhe. Markus Koehler, prosecutor at the [&hellip

Mayor sues New York City Council

Mayor sues New York City Council

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the City Council to overturn a law that aimed to block the NY Police Department’s stop-and-frisk policy. Bloomberg sued the City Council after it passed a bill 10 days ago that allows New York residents to sue NYPD if they believe they were [&hellip

Injuries poke at Stars camp

Injuries poke at Stars camp

Tanzania national soccer team (Taifa Stars) head coach, Kim Paulsen confirmed nine of his first choice players are haunted by injuries. He said the players might not make it in a final group C World Cup qualifier match against hosts Gambia to be played in Banjul this weekend. The team boards a Banjul-bound flight today [&hellip

Govt to launch military life insurance policy

Govt to launch military life insurance policy

Defence and National Service Minister Shamsi Vuai Nahodha, has said the government is working tirelessly to introduce military life insurance policy aimed at furnishing security services to an army personnel or their dependants in the event of their deaths or injuries. Nahodha said this in Dodoma yesterday after intervening to respond to the question by [&hellip