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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...
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...
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.      
Some issues concerning Tamil language rights by Dr. Devanesan Nesiah

Some issues concerning Tamil language rights by Dr. Devanesan Nesiah

  Like nearly every other multi ethnic country, we have had a history of ethnic conflict. But, compared to several other countries, our conflict was mild and not posing a serious threat to national unity till the mid 20th century. The so called 50-50...
YMMA Hulftsdorp celebrates 65th Independence Day of Sri Lanka in a charming manner

YMMA Hulftsdorp celebrates 65th Independence Day of Sri Lanka in a charming manner

YMMA Hulftsdorp celebrated 65th Independence Day of Sri Lanka yesterday Monday 4th February 2013 at Belmont Street, Hultsdorp in the presence of the large gathering of the people of the area. Mohiyideen Jumma Masjid ( Puthukade Mosque) and Jamium Ashraff...
The Uniques Malay Club celebrates 90th Anniversary

The Uniques Malay Club celebrates 90th Anniversary

  The Uniques Malay Club which was founded in June 1922 reached 90 years last year but due to the logistics of bringing together its members living abroad the official celebrations will be held on Sunday Jan. 06, 2013 at the Lavinia Breeze Hotel...
Saladin remembered  – Arabnews

Saladin remembered – Arabnews

The great ruler Saladin — Salah Addin Al Ayyubi — the Iraqi born Kurdish Muslim was remembered in the Israeli daily Haaretz on Oct. 2 for liberating Jerusalem from the Crusaders on Oct. 2, 1187, titled “This day in history.” Saladin...
Caliph Umar’s Peaceful Entry to Jerusalem By Latheef Farook

Caliph Umar’s Peaceful Entry to Jerusalem By Latheef Farook

Great lesson for today's warmongers During the period of the Second Caliph Umar Ibn al-Khattab, the Muslim forces, under the command of Abu Ubaydah, lay siege to Jerusalem  . The Patriarch of the city, Sophronius, stated that he would...
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