Thursday Aug 14
On An Overgrown Path
Classical music demands some effort from the listener
My header photo* shows adepts of the Chisti Sufi order celebrating with Qawwali singing at the shrine of Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia in Delhi.
Palestine Support Behind Banking Behemoth's Closure of Muslim Organizations' Accounts?
This image was being shared online after news broke that three UK-based Muslim organizations received letters notifying them that their banking services will be terminated in September Muslim community leaders in the UK are calling banking giant HSBC 'Islamaphobic' after they received letters telling them that their banking services will be ... (more)
'I was stitched up': British student accused of trying to smuggle...
'I was stitched up': British student accused of trying to smuggle cash to Syrian jihadists in her underwear claims the friend who allegedly gave her the money didn't tell her where it came from 'Stitched up': Nawal Msaad, 27, from north London, claims she did not know where the money came from when she agreed to carry a 20,000 to Istanbul A young ... (more)
Hamas stakes popularity on fight to break Gaza blockade
After three weeks of intense fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, Hamas Islamists seem determined to wring clear concessions before halting fire.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Muslims focus on Quran during Ramadan
Hamza Saleem, 17, recites two prayers from the Quran, which took him three years to memorize, at the Islamic Center of San Diego's library in Clairemont on Tuesday.