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Quranic Reflections, Āyat 3:144

Quranic Reflections, Āyat 3:144

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, April 10, 2015/Jamādī al-Thāniyya 20, 1436 We convey felicitations (tabrīkat) to: the Imam of our Time, al-Mahdi (af), the Maraji’ al-Kiram, all Mu’minīn and to Muslims on the birth anniversary of Sayyida Fātimah [&hellip

Quranic Reflections, Āyat 53:32

Quranic Reflections, Āyat 53:32

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, March 13, 2015/Jamādīul Ūlā 22, 1436 Quranic Reflections: Year 5, No. 11, Āyat 53:32 – Self Praise فَلَا تُزَكُّوا أَنْفُسَكُمْ ۖ هُوَ أَعْلَمُ بِمَنِ اتَّقَىٰ Falā tuzakkū anfusakum, huwa a‘lamu bimanit-taqā So do not [&hellip

United outclass City in derby

United outclass City in derby

​Manchester United snapped their losing run against Manchester City in convincing style with a 4-2 victory over their rivals at Old Trafford. City were bidding for a fifth successive derby win and took the lead in the eighth minute as Sergio Aguero tapped in David Silva’s cross. But United responded well, levelling in the 14th [&hellip

UN chief urges Yemen peace talks

UN chief urges Yemen peace talks

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for the resumption of peace process in Yemen amid continuation of internal unrest and Saudi incessant military aggression. Ban made the remarks while speaking in Qatar’s capital, Doha, on the sidelines of a UN crime conference on Sunday. “There should be a cessation of military moves as soon as possible,” [&hellip

‘Half European ISIL men French’

‘Half European ISIL men French’

Approximately fifty percent of the European Takfiri terrorists who have joined the ISIL Takfiri group in Iraq and Syria are French, a report says. According to the report revealed by Senator Jean-Pierre Sueur, a member of Frances’s upper house of the parliament, Senate, on Wednesday, in excess of 1,430 French individuals, 47 percent of European [&hellip

Liverpool reach FA Cup semis

Liverpool reach FA Cup semis

​Liverpool set up an FA Cup semi-final clash against Aston Villa after edging Blackburn 1-0 thanks to Philippe Coutinho’s winning goal at Ewood Park. The Merseysiders grabbed the winner 20 minutes from time in the quarter-final replay thanks to a fine individual goal by the Brazil international. Two days ago, in the wake of the [&hellip

Tsarnaev found guilty of Boston bombings

Tsarnaev found guilty of Boston bombings

A jury in the US state of Massachusetts has convicted the man accused of bombing the Boston Marathon guilty over his role in the incident. The 12-member jury hearing found 21-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty on Wednesday of 30 criminal counts linked to the April 15, 2013, attack on the city’s main sporting event. Seventeen of [&hellip

Greece urges end to anti-Russia bans

Greece urges end to anti-Russia bans

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has criticized the sanctions against Russia, urging an end to the measures taken by the West over the crisis in Ukraine. “To get out of this profound crisis we need to leave behind this vicious cycle of sanctions,” Tsipras said following talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on [&hellip

ISIL releases over 200 Izadis in Iraq

ISIL releases over 200 Izadis in Iraq

​The Takfiri ISIL terrorist group has released more than 200 Izadi Kurds in Iraq, mostly children and elderly members, who had been held for months. According to Iraqi Kurdish security sources, some 216 Izadis were freed near Iraq’s northern city of Kirkuk and were received by Kurdish Peshmerga forces on Wednesday. General Hiwa Abdullah, a [&hellip

Thursday, 9th April, 2015

Thursday, 9th April, 2015

​1825 solar years ago, on this day in 193 AD, Lucius Septimius Severus seized power of the Roman Empire on the death of Emperor Pertinax, after deposing and killing the incumbent emperor Didius Julianus, during the “Year of the Five Emperors”.  Of Syrian-Punic origin, he then fought his rival claimants, the generals, Pescennius Niger and Clodius [&hellip