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Race in Sri Lanka: What genetic evidence tells us  By Asiff Hussein

Race in Sri Lanka: What genetic evidence tells us By Asiff Hussein

Muslims least exclusive community in Sri Lanka   Race is a touchy issue almost everywhere in the world but nowhere is this more pronounced than in countries where there is a plurality of peoples. People become more race conscious when another...
The Land of the Pure and True (Muslims in China) By Ethar El-Katatney

The Land of the Pure and True (Muslims in China) By Ethar El-Katatney

I got into a rickshaw in Beijing and my 65–year-old wrinkled driver immediately whizzed me through the hutongs — old, narrow alleyways. He looked at me and talked in Chinese. I turned to my guide. "He's asking where you are...
LANGUAGE AND EDUCATION OF SRI LANKAN MUSLIMS: PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS BY DR. M.A. NUHMAN

LANGUAGE AND EDUCATION OF SRI LANKAN MUSLIMS: PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS BY DR. M.A. NUHMAN

FORTIETH MARHOOM DR. A.M.A. AZEEZ ORATION – 2013 Introduction It is indeed a great honour to me to be invited to deliver the Dr. A.M.A. Azeez Memorial Oration this year. I wish to express my thanks to the Executive Committee of the Azeez...
A.M.A. AZEEZ – ARCHITECT AND FOUNDER OF THE CEYLON MUSLIM SCHOLARSHIP FUND BY A.G.A. BARRIE P.Eng.

A.M.A. AZEEZ – ARCHITECT AND FOUNDER OF THE CEYLON MUSLIM SCHOLARSHIP FUND BY A.G.A. BARRIE P.Eng.

ARTICLE ON FORTIETH COMMEMORATION MEETING The Ceylon Muslim Scholarship Fund has rendered yeoman service to Muslim education over the last 68 years. The Architect and Founder of the CMSF was Dr. A.M.A. Azeez, eminent educationist, efficient administrator,...
THE KANDY CLOCK TOWER – Sri Lanka

THE KANDY CLOCK TOWER – Sri Lanka

The story behind this clock tower is a tragic one. The Ismail clock tower which was built in 1947 by the Ismail Family ( Haji Mohomed Ismail) in memory of his beloved son Mohomed Zacky Ismail who lost his life in Kadugannawa on the 14th Aug 1947.   The...
Giant 500-year-old copy of Koran too fragile to be be displayed is bigger than a flatscreen TV By DAILY MAIL REPORTER

Giant 500-year-old copy of Koran too fragile to be be displayed is bigger than a flatscreen TV By DAILY MAIL REPORTER

Library to publish pages online to give scholars access A rarely-seen manuscript of one of the world's most important copies of the Koran is to be published online. The hand-written holy book, estimated to be around 500 years old, is so precious...
Dubai-based Syrian businessman creates Quran in embroidery

Dubai-based Syrian businessman creates Quran in embroidery

Syrian artist reproduces entire Quran in embroidered calligraphy By Shafaat Shahbandari, Staff Reporter Dubai: It’s unique, it’s magical and it’s monumental. A Syrian businessman in his 50s has come up with...
It’s a Friday-Saturday weekend By ARAB NEWS

It’s a Friday-Saturday weekend By ARAB NEWS

A royal decree was issued yesterday changing the official Saudi weekend to Friday and Saturday, a move that will bring the Kingdom’s working week closer to that of other countries and boost international business relations.   Saudi...
Muslim Patriotism In Sri Lanka: My Questions To BBS By Rifai Naleemi

Muslim Patriotism In Sri Lanka: My Questions To BBS By Rifai Naleemi

This article should be read contextually with all previous parts. . It is not my objective to make any derogatory criticism of any community or any religion. An attempt has been made here to illustrate how Sinhalese people have been sympathetic...
Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars All Without a Flamewar

Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars All Without a Flamewar

In which John Green teaches you the history of Islam, including the revelation of the Qu'ran to Muhammad, the five pillars of Islam, how the Islamic empire got its start, the Rightly Guided Caliphs, and more.      
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