Britain’s ‘missing’ Muslim women — By Line Nyhagen on the Conversation com

Whether British citizens with Muslim beliefs are sufficiently committed to “British values” and to a “British way of life” is a topic of intense political and media debate. Now a new report on “Missing Muslims” launched by the Citizens Commission on Islam, Participation and Public Life on July 3 has challenged the allegation that Muslim citizens are disengaged from…

Part 5 Release: Isma’ili RoundUp (formerly Ismaili Potpourri) – Most Interesting, Accessible, and Credible Videos

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As we commence celebrating the momentous Diamond Jubilee, here is collection of the most interesting, accessible, and informative videos for the Jamat’s enjoyment. Playlists: Ismaili RoundUp: The Best of YouTube The entire collection features well-recognized scholars such as Aziz Esmail, Ali Asani, Daryoush M. Poor, Hussein Rashid, Shafique Virani, Farid Esack, Khalil…

EU funds project to build a bridge at Tajikistan-Afghanistan border

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Source: Times of Central Asia The project will be implemented by Aga Khan Foundation and PATRIP Foundation. DUSHANBE — A High-Level EU mission has paid an official visit to Tajikistan. The mission consisted of Mr. Stefano Manservisi, Director-General of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation, and Mr. Peter Burian, EU…

Ilan Pappe′s latest publications Israel′s mega-prison|Also read "This situation is not temporary, it is the future" and “The Biggest Prison on Earth” on Qantara de

The dissident Israeli historian and activist Ilan Pappe is known for his challenging and meticulously researched books on the Israeli-Palestine conflict. His two latest books are in keeping with this reputation. By Susannah Tarbush Ten Myths About Israel (Verso) is a paperback intended to be accessible to the general reader. The hefty hardback The Biggest…

Homage to the Imam-of-the-Time — The Ismaili

In Islam, homage to Allah’s last and final messenger and his family is an established tradition and practice, enshrined in the Holy Qur’an and Prophetic tradition. The tradition of dignified ceremonial homage to the Imams has continued through the ages, holding special spiritual significance. Mawlana Hazar Imam with Ismaili leaders from around the world on…