Diplomacy for Peace

MHA sets deadline of Nov 30 for PoJK, March 31 for WP refugees’ relief

‘Fulfill formalities for free flow of funds’ High-level delegation reviews PMDP Sanjeev Pargal JAMMU, Nov 10: A high-level delegation of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs deputed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh today reviewed Prime Minister Development Package (PMDP) with top officers of concerned Departments of Jammu and Kashmir, which were executing projects under Rs 80,068 crore worth Plan approved …

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Muslim voices lead new UK asylum calls for persecuted Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi

Prominent British Muslim voices, including three Imams, have led new calls for the UK to offer asylum to Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman recently acquitted of blasphemy in Pakistan. In a letter to Home Secretary Sajid Javid, they urge him ‘to make a clear and proactive statement that Britain would welcome a request for sanctuary here.’ The signatories add that they are …

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Pope Francis thanks Lebanon for welcoming refugees

Vatican City, Nov. 20, 2018: Speaking to a delegation from the Maronite Catholic Church, Pope Francis thanks Lebanon for welcoming over a million refugees and for maintaining a balance between Christians and Muslims. Pope Francis addressed the Maronite Foundation and a delegation of Authorities from Lebanon on Nov.19. In brief remarks, Pope Francis jokingly compared the numerous group of people …

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Kuwait may grant citizenship to non-Muslims

Manama: Non-Muslims could be granted the Kuwaiti citizenship if two proposals approved by the parliamentary legal and legislative committee is supported by the parliament and the government. The proposals submitted separately by MP Safa Al Hashem and by MPs Ahmad Fadhl and Khalid Al Shatti called for amending the 1959 citizenship law to allow the granting the Kuwaiti citizenship to …

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Jordan’s king Abdullah II receives 2018 Templeton Prize

His Majesty Abdullah II, King of Jordan, received the 2018 Templeton Prize last night in Washington, DC at the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul in Washington, widely known as Washington National Cathedral. He is renowned for his tireless work to promote peace and mutual respect both within Islam and between Islam and other religions. Templeton Foundation President …

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United Nations: India votes against draft resolution on death penalty

United Nations: India has voted against a United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) draft resolution on the use of death penalty, saying it goes against the statutory law of the country where an execution is carried out in the “rarest of rare” cases. The draft resolution, taken up in the Third Committee (social, humanitarian, cultural) of the General Assembly on Tuesday, …

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Proofs of mawlid by leader of present day adversaries

CELEBRATION OF MAWLID UN NABI – BY HAFIDH IBN RAJAB, IBN TAYMIYA, IBN JAWZI, ABDUL WAHHAB, HAFIDH IBN KATHEER The following are some of the excerpts on belief in celebration of Milad un Nabi by the leaders of sects whose believers these days oppose the celebration. Hafiz Ibn Kathir and Qadi Shawkani wrote:  The Days of Allah refers to the …

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عمران خان کا ‘نیا پاکستان’ اور ریاست مدینہ: غلام رسول دہلوی

عمران خان کا پاکستان کو ریاست مدینہ کی طرز پر اسلامی ویلفیئر اسٹیٹ بنانے کا منصوبہ اور اسکے مضمرات  غلام رسول دہلوی  ‏ 2 نومبر، 2018  پاکستان کے انیسویں وزیراعظم اور پاکستان تحریک انصاف کے چیف عمران خان کا کہنا ہے کہ ان کا منصوبہ پاکستان کو بالکل اسی طرز پر ایک اسلامی ویلفیئر اسٹیٹ بنانے کا ہے، جس طرز …

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Muslim World League condemns synagogue attack

Muslim World League (MWL) has expressed condemnation of the shooting incident which targeted a Jewish synagogue in Pittsburg, in Pennsylvania. The League affirmed its rejection of such hate crimes which reflect radical thoughts, extending sympathy to the families of the victims. The League Secretary General Sheikh Dr. Mohammed Alissa said: “The League condemns in the strongest terms the targeting of …

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Muslims help Pandits rebuild a temple in a Kashmir village

In a shining example of communal harmony, Muslims helped reconstruct a temple for Pandits in Hariparigam village of Tral township in Pulwama district, not just by making donations but also by supervising its construction. The temple was established few decades before and was lying in a shambles since so many years. Both Muslims and Pandits decided to rebuild it and …

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