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Celebrating Our Destruction

Have We Gone Crazy? “This day have those who reject faith given up all hope of your religion: yet fear them not but fear Me.  This day have I perfected your religion for you completed my favor upon you and have chosen for you Islam as your (Deen).”   TMQ 5:3 Muslims have celebrated for centuries […]

Missing Mandela – A Lost Opportunity?

“Who is better in speech than one who calls (men) to Allah works righteousness and says “I am of those who bow in Islam” TMQ 41:33 On December 5th, 2013, the modern world witnessed the death of Nelson “Madiba” Mandela, a famous advocate for social justice in South Africa and a symbolic figure for racial […]

The Cost of Capitalism: The Price of Islam

“But seek, through that which Allah has given you, the home of the Hereafter; and, do not forget your share of the world. And do good as Allah has done good to you. And desire not corruption in the land, indeed, Allah does not like corrupters.”  TMQ28:77 In the Capitalist economic system, the production and […]

World News

Saudi Organizations Desecrate Holy Quran State organizations in Saudi Arabia have desecrated the Holy Qur’an by discarding over fifty copies in Taif city’s street sewerage canals. According to a Saudi official in the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, the incident was reported by a local student, who saw the holy books […]

National News

Two Million Americans Will Lose Jobless Benefits A new report warns that more than two million Americans will lose their federal unemployment benefits, if Congress fails to extend the jobless-aid program. Another 1 million Americans, who exhaust their state benefits, will not be eligible for the federal program in the first quarter of 2014, according […]

Final Word

Warnings of Stock Market Bubble Robert Shiller, an American Nobel Prize-winning economist says he is worried about sharp rises in equity and property prices, especially the boom in the US stock market. “I am most worried about the boom in the US stock market. Also because our economy is still weak and vulnerable,” Shiller said. […]

The U.S. Government Shutdown in Perspective

TThe US Government shutdown and the impending debt default are rooted in a simple fact – America is living beyond its means. What is more, it is not the first time that there has been a shutdown of all government non-essential activities (it last happened in 1995) or the first time debt was close to exceeding […]

The Global Economic Crisis: Six Years On

August 2013 marked the sixth year anniversary of the global economic crisis. On the anniversary, European Union officials announced the end of the recession in Europe and produced data indicating that the economy was growing again. Similarly, the US also produced data showing its economy had grown over 1% in 2013. Chinese officials also announced […]