Zakia Jafri welcomes SC order on Narendra Modi and others

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Zakia Jafri welcomes SC order on Narendra Modi and others | TwoCircles.netZakia Jafri welcomes SC order on Narendra Modi and othersSubmitted by admin3 on 29 April 2009 - 7:12pm. * Crime/Terrorism * India News * Indian MuslimBy TwoCircles.net CorrespondentAhmedabad: Welcoming the Supreme court order on Monday directing the special Investigation Team(SIT) headed by former CBI director R K Raghavan to investigate the roles of Chief Minister Narendra Modi and seven of his ministers, including VHP international general secretary Pravin Togadia as also senior bureaucrats and police officers, into the communal riots in the state from February 27,2002, to Mary 31, 2002, wife of slain ex-Congress MP Ehsan Jafri and human rights activist termed it a tremendous relief towards fight for justice in Gujarat.The SC orders came on a petition filed…
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A World Leader's Comments On The War On Terrorism

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A World Leader's Comments On The War On Terrorism(We have decided to include these two articles from The Star newspaper in Malaysia as part of Islamic World's position on the "war on terrorism" because they come from an influential world leader, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed, Prime Minister of Malaysia, and they are very much in line with what we have been saying, and what we consider to be a reasonable and representative position from the Muslim perspective. These quotes are from a conference on terrorism organised by the Institute for Strategic and International Studies.) .Target the Roots of TerrorBy SA'ODAH ELIASKUALA LUMPUR: The best solution to the global terrorist problem is to remove the causes of terrorism, thus making the activity no longer tenable, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed…
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Indian Madrasas discussing launch of courses on Islamic economics and finance

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Indian Madrasas discussing launch of courses on Islamic economics and finance Submitted by admin4 on 25 April 2009 - 7:06pm. Indian Muslim By Mumtaz Alam Falahi, TwoCircles.net New Delhi: To discuss the possibilities of launching professional courses on Islamic economics, finance and banking at madrasas in India, a two-day national workshop being participated by representatives of all leading madrasas from across the country and Islamic economists from India and abroad began today at Convention Hall of Jamia Hamdard in New Delhi. The program jointly organized by Institute of Objective Studies (IOS) and Islamic Fiqh Academy (IFA) (India) in collaboration with Islamic Development Bank (IDB) (Jeddah) is aimed at discussing the issue in holistic way with madrasa authorities, said Maulana Ameen Usmani, secretary, Islamic Fiqh Academy. Talking to TwoCircles.net on the…
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Indian Madrasas discussing launch of courses on Islamic economics and finance

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Indian Madrasas discussing launch of courses on Islamic economics and finance Submitted by admin4 on 25 April 2009 - 7:06pm. Indian Muslim By Mumtaz Alam Falahi, TwoCircles.net New Delhi: To discuss the possibilities of launching professional courses on Islamic economics, finance and banking at madrasas in India, a two-day national workshop being participated by representatives of all leading madrasas from across the country and Islamic economists from India and abroad began today at Convention Hall of Jamia Hamdard in New Delhi. The program jointly organized by Institute of Objective Studies (IOS) and Islamic Fiqh Academy (IFA) (India) in collaboration with Islamic Development Bank (IDB) (Jeddah) is aimed at discussing the issue in holistic way with madrasa authorities, said Maulana Ameen Usmani, secretary, Islamic Fiqh Academy. Talking to TwoCircles.net on the…
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Why Suicide Bombing Violates Islam

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Kamran Pasha: Why Suicide Bombing Violates IslamWhy Suicide Bombing Violates IslamThe evil of suicide bombings must be defeated by Muslims, as it violates every tenet of Islam. In the past two days alone, at least 150 people were killed in Iraq in a wave of suicide bombings which have torn apart any illusion of security in that tragic country.As a Muslim, as a human being, I am filled with horror at images of men, women and children torn to shreds by the madness of people who turn themselves into incendiary devices. And I am filled with outrage and fury at the diabolic forces that seek to present this monstrous, murderous, terrorist activity as somehow sanctioned by my faith.Let me put this in as simple terms as possible. Suicide bombings, indeed…
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The Idol of Zionism Created by the West Must Be Shattered

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MEMRI: Latest NewsApril 24, 2009 No. 2326 Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: The Idol of Zionism Created by the West Must Be ShatteredAccording to reports in the West, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad toned down his speech at the Durban Review Conference, held April 22-24, 2009 in Geneva, due to public criticism. However, when he returned to Iran he stepped up his anti-West and anti-Israel statements. In an April 23, 2009 speech in Eslamshahr, near Tehran, Ahmadinejad said that the West is worshipping the idol it had created in the form of Zionism, and is forcing the entire world to worship it as well - but that this idol "must be shattered in order to save humanity." He also claimed that the West fabricated the Holocaust and made it a sacred issue,…
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The Idol of Zionism Created by the West Must Be Shattered

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MEMRI: Latest NewsApril 24, 2009 No. 2326 Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: The Idol of Zionism Created by the West Must Be ShatteredAccording to reports in the West, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad toned down his speech at the Durban Review Conference, held April 22-24, 2009 in Geneva, due to public criticism. However, when he returned to Iran he stepped up his anti-West and anti-Israel statements. In an April 23, 2009 speech in Eslamshahr, near Tehran, Ahmadinejad said that the West is worshipping the idol it had created in the form of Zionism, and is forcing the entire world to worship it as well - but that this idol "must be shattered in order to save humanity." He also claimed that the West fabricated the Holocaust and made it a sacred issue,…
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Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright says "in many ways Islam is maybe the most democratic religion because there is nobody between you and God"

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Albright Praises Obama's Efforts to Engage Muslim World By Mohamed Elshinnawi Washington, D.C. 24 April 2009 President Barack Obama continued his outreach to the Muslim world in April with a visit to Turkey. There was generally favorable response across the political spectrum in Muslim countries to the president's public statements - such as a pledge made before Turkey's Parliament in Ankara."We seek broader engagement based on mutual interest and mutual respect," Obama said. "We will listen carefully, we will bridge misunderstandings, and we will seek common ground. We will be respectful, even when we do not agree."The president's approach seems to enjoy popular support back home, as well. The latest Washington Post/ABC opinion survey shows that 81 percent of Americans believe it is important for the U.S. to engage the…
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'The Armenian Genocide by the Ottomans… The Big Lie'

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MEMRI: Latest NewsApril 23, 2009 No. 2325 London Islamist Hani Sibai: 'The Armenian Genocide by the Ottomans… The Big Lie'The following is an article by Dr. Hani Sibai, [1] an Islamist activist residing in London who is the founder and director of a private institution called "The Almaqreze Centre for Historical Studies." [2]A "Reply to the Alleged Claim of the Armenian Genocide by the Ottomans""Praise be to Allah and Peace and Blessing be upon our beloved Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him."This is an article in reply to the alleged claim of the Armenian genocide by the Ottomans:"First: Introduction"Second: Crucial points to understand the conflict"Third: [A] Few Examples of the Loyalty of the Armenians to Russia and their Mutiny against the Othman State["Fourth: A statement buried in the U.S. archives]"Fifth:…
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2006 Malegaon blast witness accuses ATS of malpractice, absolves Muslim detainees

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2006 Malegaon blast witness accuses ATS of malpractice, absolves Muslim detainees | TwoCircles.net2006 Malegaon blast witness accuses ATS of malpractice, absolves Muslim detaineesSubmitted by admin3 on 22 April 2009 - 5:14pm. * Crime/Terrorism * India News * Indian MuslimBy RINA,New Delhi: Turning hostile to government organs a key witness in Malegaon blast case now says: “All detainees arrested for Malegaon bomb blast are blameless.” Police initially arrested several Muslim youths but the crime is now revealed to be perpetrated by Hindu extremists.Abrar Ahmad, the only witness, today signed an affidavit confessing that ATS and former Malegaon S. P. had forced him to witness falsely against arrested persons. “This was all for money and on account of intimidation”, the witness acknowledged in fresh official declaration.Abrar Ahmad further said, “The culprits of…
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