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Mystic Mantra: The pillars of Islam

Muslims pray five times a day — at dawn, noon, afternoon, sunset and evening — facing toward the Kaaba, the House of God.

17 Jan 2017 6:24 AM

An Islamic renaissance is essential

Pakistan’s policies of the 1980s led to the mushrooming of brutal fanatics who have used Islam for wanton killing.

14 Jan 2017 3:38 AM

Christmas message leads to death threats, police case in Pakistan

The hardliners have called for protests if police do not charge activist Shaan Taseer with blasphemy against Islam, punishable by death.

03 Jan 2017 9:22 AM

Muslim woman assaulted with beer bottle in Australia, hijab torn

The victim waited for an hour before calling the police again who allegedly told her there was no log of her previous emergency call.

20 Dec 2016 4:30 PM

Mystic Mantra: The middle path

Mohammad’s kindness extended to all beings particularly towards women, children and animals.

16 Dec 2016 12:07 AM


Asked to discard hijab, Mumbai teacher quits job

Some Muslim teachers remove their burqa and hijab but Nazneen refuses to compromise with her religious sentiment.

10 Dec 2016 6:50 PM

Mystic Mantra: Distress - Bliss or misery?

Any distress devoid of its spiritual dimensions is unhealthy.

08 Dec 2016 3:36 AM

Dutch MPs approve partial ban on burqa in public places

The legislation must now go before the Senate for approval before becoming law.

30 Nov 2016 7:58 AM