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Ahmadiyya Muslim leader urges political powers to stop the growth of ISIS

The World Wide Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community has urged political leaders to exert their influence on the Muslim world to stop Islamic militant groups from spreading their message of hate.

During his address at the 11th National Peace Symposium of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK, His Holiness Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad condemned the activities of ISIS and other extremist groups as “entirely un-Islamic”.

Conference of world religions draws leaders

Faith leaders from all over the world gathered to discuss what role religion could play in establishing peace in society in a ‘Conference of World Religions.’

Around 500 delegates including faith leaders, politicians, government officials, academics and members of the diplomatic corps united to discuss ‘God in the 21st Century.’

Many senior guests were invited including, Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, Rt Hon Dominic Grieve MP, Archbishop Kevin Mc Donald, Sheikh Mofaq Tarif Leader of the Druze community of Israel and Umesh Sharma Chairman of the Hindu Council UK.

Interview with a survivor from Lahore mosque attacks

‘There were about 20 of us in a small congested room; the longer we were in there the more we felt we were suffocating.  As we sat in there we heard the terrorists scream ‘Allah ho Akbar’ as they detonated their vests, killing worshippers in their wake.’

These were the words of Abdul Ala, 42 from Lahore. Speaking to him from Pakistan, he told his harrowing story of survival, the connection of our call may have been shaky but his words were clear. Mr Ala is a follower of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community and nephew of Nobel Prize winner, Abdus Salam.

Militants attack Lahore hospital where wounded are still recovering

Militants have now targeted Jinnah Hospital where victims from Friday's attacks are thought to be recovering.

The attacks have left 13 dead of which 5 were security officers. The militants came in armed with weapons. Police and bomb disposal networks are on the scene.

Commentators have speculated that the men entered the hospital in search for the militant rebel who survived the attacks on Gharhi Shahu and Model Town Mosques in Lahore.

This has come as a shock for many of those who are still recovering from Friday's events which left 98 dead and hundreds injured.

Ahmadi worshipers killed in attacks on mosques in Lahore

Militants from Tehrik-e-Taiban have claimed responsibility for attacks in Lahore’s Garhi Shahu and Model Town mosques. The assualts left 98 dead and hundreds injured.

The mosques were home to members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.

Innocent Children Facing Death Penalty in Pakistan

Five Ahmadi Muslims have been arrested under the section 295-C of the Pakistan Penal Code, according to the code anyone found guilty can face either the Death Penalty or Life Imprisonment.

Barack Obama sworn in as US president

Meliha Hayat

Tuesday January 20th 2009 has surely been the most anticipated day of the year not just for the American nation, but for the global community.

Go East

Three years ago, a student's main  concern was how they would pay back their student loans, but with job unemployment reaching an all new high, student loans have become the least of their troubles.  

I will always remember war heroes

In commemoration of the bravery and heroism of the many men who fought and died, and to remember the horror and futility of the war, the 11th November was designated in 1919 as a day of observation and remembrance.

Aunty Beeb's avoidable Ross and Brand scandal

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