Archive for February, 2013

A Federal judge finds Muslim Imam not guilty

A Federal judge finds Muslim Imam not guilty M. Akhtar,Ph.D, President of MCA, Author of Muslim Family in a Dilemma As reported by Olmeda and Nolin in Sun Sentinel dated January 18, 2013, in a case filed against a Muslim Imam, a Miami Federal Court Judge declared Broward Muslim of Masjid Jamaat Al-Mumineen in Margate not guilty.The case was thrown out for lack of evidence. The 26 year old imam. Izhar Khan, his brother and his father were on trial in federal court in Miami, each was charged for working together to send $ 50,000 to Pakistani Taliban terrorists. Khan, his brother Irfan,and their father, Hafiz, all U.S. citizens, were arrested in May 2011, accused of sending nearly $50,000 to the Pakistani Taliban starting in the spring of 2008.The brother went through the full proceedin...

MAGNIFICENT ERA of Muslims’ Inventions

MAGNIFICENT ERA of Muslims’ Inventions A report by the staff In another related article in the present issue the importance of exhibition on Muslims Civilization was highlighted to improve the image of Muslims in the West and the exhibition that was held at Washington, ,D.C was briefly examined. Evidently the exhibition in USA that was reported in the preceding article has traveled and made stops at in the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Singapore and other places. The latest stop that has come to our attention was in Malaysia?),A report on this exhibition is used here to give glimpses of a few high achievements of Muslims.,Sultans of Science” – Malaysian way of labeling, is a rediscove...

GOD’S LANGUAGES

GOD’S LANGUAGES Saleem Ahmed, Ph.D. President, Pacific Institute of Islamic Studies, Honolulu and author Islam: A Religion of Peace? The Qur’an clarifies that God sent messengers to all parts of the world. Consider, for example, the following verses: To every people was sent a messenger (Qur’an 10:47); We assuredly sent among every people a messenger (with the command): ‘Serve God and eschew evil’ (Qur’an 16:36); To those who believe in God and His messengers and make no distinction between any of the messengers, We shall soon give their (due) reward (Qur’an 4:152); Each one (of the men of faith) believes in God, His ange...

A Model of Health Care in Cuba

A Model of Health Care in Cuba: What can we learn from it? M. Akhtar, Ph.D The New England Journal of Medicine published Drs. Campion and Morrisey’s report on their recent visit to Cuba in January 2013. The article makes several startling observations, which addresses many of the concerns American have expressed with regard to their medical care. The debate around healthcare spanned decades and has reached its most recent zenith under the Obama administration. The latest political solution has been focused on universal healthcare coverage, which has raised questions on the adequacy of health care as well as the associated cost. In this back drop, a review of the Cuban system was thought to be relevant because it does provide universal coverage to its citizens going beyond minimum co...

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