Category archives for Americas

President Thomas Jefferson — Was he a monotheist?

Source / Courtesy: Review of Religions and Alislam.org.  First published in 2007. A compelling argument that Thomas Jefferson negated belief in the divinity of Jesus Christ and affirmed the unity of God. Was he influenced by the Holy Qur’an? The adulterated accounts of the Bible did not satisfy Jefferson. After extensive studies of different books […]

Thomas Paine: His Second Coming in Islam in the 21st Century

Thomas Paine was one of the Founding Fathers of USA, in 18th century he was one of the greatest intellectuals and a proponent of Deism.  He is best known for his book Age of Reason.   Mark Twain said, “It took a brave man before the Civil War to confess he had read the Age of Reason … I […]

Muslim Americans Celebrate New Years in Times Square

Muslim Americans spread the message of peace in New York’s Times Square on New Years Eve. Source / Courtesy: CNN ireport Around one million people gathered in the Time Square last night to celebrate New Year eve. Among them were Muslims spreading the message of peace. Just like their previous campaigns where flyers were distributed […]

Annual gathering of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Guatemala

Amir Guatemala Abdul Sattar Khan, Naib Amir USA Imam Daud Hanif and Brother David Gonzalez, met with former president of Guatemala (now currently serving his 3rd term as Mayor of Guatemala´s capital, Guatemala City) Mr. Alvaro Arzú. Imam Daud Hanif spoke to the mayor about the Jamaat´s goals, the nature of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community […]

Separation of Mosque-Church and State‏

Source: September 2011 Alislam-eGazette This post is part of the Muslim Times’ campaign to demystify Sharia Law and diffuse the propaganda of the fundamentalist Christians and power grabbing politics of the Muslim fundamentalists, to liberate the free thinking moderates! Is Islam for Germany and Separation of Mosque-Church and State? Source / Courtesy: The Review of ReligionsOn […]

Jesus is loved by Muslims, too, during the holiday season

Source / Courtesy: YourHoustonNews.com By SAADIA FARUQI Guest Columnist | Growing up in a Catholic convent school in a Muslim country I remember being immersed in the spirit of Christmas every year. My American-born children growing up in a multi-cultural environment in Houston have similar opportunities to learn about this prevalent holiday – albeit more […]

An Op-Ed in Examiner about Muslim Times’ news about the Pope

As our Muslim Times: A blog to Foster Universal Brotherhood continues to increase in visibility with geometric progression, other blogs are covering it. Examiner.com has an Op-Ed by Basiyr Rodney, St. Louis Islam Examiner, covering our news: Shareef Odeh , Amir, Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Kababir, Israel, meeting with Pope Benedict XVI‏ and presenting him a […]

Republican Presidential Candidates Debate: October 2011 Las Vegas, Nevada

Editor’s note: If one follows Congressman Ron Paul in all the Presidential Debates, one is likely to have better appreciation of international politics and economics. Please link other insightful comments by Ron Paul in the comment section. It seems that many of the Presidential candidates are exposing their lack of integrity in these debates, with […]

What if the top one percent in USA were true Muslims?

By Dr. Zia H Shah The short answer to this provocative question in the title is that the elite 1% will pay Zakat, which is a tax on savings and property. At a suitable rate of taxation, Zakat will have the potential to fulfill all the essential needs of the remaining 99%. If the top one […]

Newly recovered court files cast doubt on Gingrich version of first divorce

Source / Courtesy: CNN Carrollton, Georgia (CNN) — Newt Gingrich claims that it was his first wife, not Gingrich himself, who wanted their divorce in 1980, but court documents obtained by CNN appear to show otherwise. The Republican presidential candidate, now in his third marriage, has been peppered with attacks and questions about his divorce from […]

MIT to host first forum on business in China

By Zhao Yanrong (China Daily) BOSTON – A Chinese student organization recently announced it will launch the first forum to focus on entrepreneurship in China at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology next month. The forum aims to provide a platform for Chinese students in the United States and venture capitalists from China to hash out business […]

Maulana Naseem Mehdi delivering the invocation at State of Pennsylvania Assembly

Maulana Naseem Mehdi gave the invocation during the opening of session at the House of Representatives in Harrisburg, Pa., Monday, Dec. 12, 2011. Mehdi is the national vice president of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the oldest Muslim Community in the United States. Category: News & Politics Tags: Ahmadiyya islam prayer Muslim Qadiani Pennsylvania Harrisburg