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Russia is covered by a wave of euphoria in connection with the rise in oil prices. On May 15, it reached $ 79.5 per barrel, for the first time since 2014. The Kremlin is thought to be inspired. A more detailed examination of the basics of what is happening is necessary. This is due to […]
On Wednesday, 16 May 2018, Kenyan President assented into law Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Bill, 2018. Furthermore, on Tuesday, 22 May 2018, Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) issued a public notice that as from 28 May 2018, anyone filming videos for public viewing will be required to obtain a license for the same.
On 25th of May, Ireland voted in a referendum to overturn a constitutional ban on aborting the unborn fetus. The Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar, celebrated the result saying that the Irish public “trust and respect women to make their own decision and choices.” The anti-abortion campaign spokesman declared that “the unborn child no longer […]
Tanzania and international media outlets reported on the allegation made by Wawi MP, Ahmed Ngwali, on May 11, 2018 in the National Assembly that the government has failed miserably to prevent the importation of fake goods. He further pointed his fingers towards security apparatus saying that without their participation this importation would be incredible difficult.
Only a few days ago, on the 5th May marked the 200th birthday of one of the Scientific Socialisms founding fathers, Karl Marx. The remembrance gave birth to a discussion amongst academics, thinkers and economists, whether there is still something to be learned from Marx.
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The Egyptian Minister of Endowment (Awqaf), Dr. Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa, lost his calm, and could not contain his anger in the academic institute of knowledge, Zagazig University, during the discussion of a master thesis presented by the student Wajdi Abdul Qadir on “Renewing the Religious Thought in Islam…The Model of Muhammad Iqbal”. The Minister was […]
The Independent Newspaper, in its latest in a series of articles aimed at demonising Islam and Muslims, published a story of a tragic victim of a British child exploitation ring, who has unfortunately been misled into believing that “Islamist extremism” was a motivating factor in her abuser’s crimes. The article focuses on the moderate and […]
Praise be to Allah and prayers and peace be upon the Messenger of Allah and his family and Companions and those who follow him, Dear Brothers and Sisters, O honorable Dawah carriers, Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, I have already written to you, brothers and sisters, “Here, I do not want […]
While some look to democracy for salvation, many of the deeper thinkers from the West are saying that democracy has already failed, and they write about how democracy has led to a ‘consumer culture’ that is making humanity sick. Comments this week by the US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, show that even a superpower […]
States pay great attention to their education policy and its styles, and they devise it with full awareness due to the significant impact on the building of individual personalities all the while emphasizing the state’s reputation and displaying its position among other nations. A successful education policy will result in providing knowledge for the student […]
Arthur Wagner, a politician for Germany’s far-right Alternative für Deutschland party, which campaigns on an anti-Muslim ticket, has converted to Islam and left the party, a spokesman has confirmed.
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The past month has seen increasing numbers of allegations of sexual harassment against well-known Western personalities, beginning with the entertainment industry but spreading across society, including even politicians. The US Senate went to the extent of enacting legislation for training its members and their staff to increase personal awareness of this issue. According to Politico:
An Islamic ethos primary school in Birmingham has been told by the appeals court that its policy of separating girls and boys in class after year 5 is illegal. The ruling by the appeals court, which overturned a previous ruling by the High Court, only exposes the chaos that is the British law. The claim […]
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Five years ago, Professor Miroslav Djordjevic, the world-leading genital reconstructive surgeon, received a patient at his Belgrade clinic. It was a transgender patient who had surgery at a different clinic to remove male genitalia – and since had a change of mind. That was the first time Djordjevic had ever been contacted to perform a […]
The United States is facing record-sized hurricanes that have intensified because of climate change. According to the NPR: Hurricane Irma is hovering somewhere between being the most- and second-most powerful hurricane recorded in the Atlantic. It follows Harvey, which dumped trillions of gallons of water on South Texas. And now, Hurricane Jose is falling into […]
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Most of the key technologies of today are directly enabled, or enhanced, by information technology. Continuing progress in artificial intelligence and machine learning are essential to the development of advanced robots, autonomous vehicles and in automation tools. The development of artificial intelligence promises many revolutionary developments, but it has also worried many who believe the […]
Recently the religious authorities in the State of Selangor in Malaysia have been very hard at work in restricting Islamic speakers who are not accredited with credentials to speak in mosques from conveying Islam. On May 14th, an Islamic teacher was detained in Section 8, Shah Alam for teaching without a credential. This was followed […]
Classical conditioning is a term often used by psychologists. In short and simple terms, it describes the process of learning through association. This phenomena is most associated with Ivan Pavlov, who while studying the role of saliva in dogs’ digestive processes by accident, stumbled upon this process. Dogs salivate in the presence of food but […]
“In several Western European countries, some politicians want to force imams to deliver sermons only in the official language: in Germany, imams should preach in German; in Italy, in Italian; in Britain, in English; in France, in French. To justify this requirement, two rationales are cited. Some say it will function as a counter-terrorism strategy. […]
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The Netherlands have recently held elections and, as usual, the whole discussion started about whether participating in these elections is allowed or not from an Islamic perspective. This isn’t the subject of this article but it is related to the way we see that Muslims living in the west judge their actions. We see that […]
“As the awareness of mental illness gains traction around the world this week, research is showing the fatal effect of this silent killer amongst a vulnerable generation of youths. As technology advances and the fragmentation of the human natural space continues to be replaced by machines, mental illness in has risen to be the number one […]
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Islam is “not sustainable” in its current form with religious teachings that are “out of touch with the present”, according to a leading Austrian professor. Ednan Aslan, professor of Islamic religious education at the University of Vienna, proposed several changes to a religion he said he wanted to “reshape” with modern values.
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