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August 2011

Ramadan and the Virtue of Righteousness

“The month of Ramadan is that in which the Quran was revealed, a guidance to men and clear proofs of the guidance and the distinction; therefore whoever of you is present in the month, he shall fast therein, and whoever is sick or upon a journey, then (he shall fast) a (like) number of other […]

The Crisis in Somalia Continues

Since the beginning of this year, Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia have been experiencing one of the most severe draughts in the last 60 years affecting more than 10 million people. Antonio Guterres, the head of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), visited a refugee camp in the area, Guterres said, “I have no […]

Democracy vs. Islam

The current reforms taking place across the Muslim World have grabbed the attentive and keen observation of politicians and governments worldwide, particularly Western nations whose interests lie in the heart of the Muslim World.  Their deep concern over the region has forced them to take quick and careful action in their pursuit of directing the […]

Final Word

The Debt Crisis “The world with its billions does not have too many people, but it does have too many in their thousands who think that they are worth a million others.” Barely a year after European governments and the IMF had lent Greece $156bn to lighten its debt burden; Europe is now embroiled in […]