Topic: Allah

Top Malaysia court delays ruling on use of word ‘Allah’

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia : Hundreds of Muslims demonstrated outside Malaysia’s highest court on Wednesday as it postponed a decision on whether to hear the Catholic Church’s bid to be allowed to call God “Allah”. The church is seeking to challenge a lower court’s ruling ...

gas pipeline blown dera allah yar
February 07, 2014

Gas pipeline blown up in Dera Allah Yar

QUETTA  - Unidentified miscreants blew up an 8-inch diameter gas pipeline in Dera Allah Yar on Thursday.According to reports reaching here, the explosion destroyed the pipeline and disrupted supplies do Sohbatpur and adjoining areas.Officials said repair work would start only after getting ...

king court ban muslims word allah
January 20, 2014

King backs court ban on non- Muslims using word Allah

KUALA LUMPUR : Malaysia's king gave his backing on Sunday to a court ruling barring non-Muslims from using the word Allah to refer to God, weighing in for the first time on an issue that has fanned religious tensions in the multi-cultural country. Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam, whose role as head of ...

bibles seized malaysia word allah
January 03, 2014

Bibles seized in Malaysia over word ‘Allah’

KUALA LUMPUR : Malaysian authorities on Thursday seized hundreds of Bibles from a Christian group and questioned two of its officers, one of them said, amid tensions over the use of the word “Allah”.A court in October barred a Malaysian Catholic newspaper from using “Allah” ...

fan allah band wins wow at lcwu
November 29, 2013

Fan Fi Allah Band wins wow at LCWU

LAHORE  - The Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) hosted a peace workshop and Qawwali performance of American Qawwal Ensemble - Fana Fi Allah on Thursday.The founder members of Fan Fi Allah Band, Tahir Faridi and Amina Chishty, came from California for their peace tour sponsored by the ...

Malaysian court rules use of 'Allah' exclusive to Muslims

PUTRAJAYA - An appeals panel ruled Monday that a Malaysian Catholic newspaper could not use "Allah" to refer to the Christian God, in a case that sparked attacks on places of worship three years ago.The publishers of the Herald, who had argued that a 2009 government ban on the use of Allah in its ...

pardoning allah murder runs contrary
September 13, 2013, 6:42 pm

Pardoning in name of Allah in murder cases runs contrary to teachings of Quranic teachings: CJP

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has remarked, “Extending pardon in the name of Almighty Allah in murder cases has become a continuous custom which runs contrary to the teachings of Quranic teachings.”He further remarked, “As to why court should not issue ...

war allah
August 12, 2013

At war with Allah?

All Muslims know that interest or ‘sood’ is haram, it has been declared so in the Quran many times. Allah commands in the Quran that 'Ye shall not take interest on your money, and if you do so, consider yourself at war' with Allah and His Prophet (PBUH). Could there be a more stern ...

Second edition of ‘Allah, Kaaba Aur Banda’ published

LAHORE: The second edition of Dr Asif Mehmood Jah’s book, “Allah, Kaaba and Banda” has been published. The book is first ever travelogue on Makkah and Median which has been written by the author while sitting in front of the holy Kaaba and Roza-e-Rasool (PBUH) and during his visit ...

Vatican envoy apologises over use of word ALLAH

KUALA LUMPUR : The Vatican’s first-ever envoy to Malaysia has apologised for supporting the use of the word “Allah” by non-Muslims after he was summoned by the foreign minister.Archbishop Joseph Marino issued a statement late Tuesday, after meeting with Foreign Minister Anifah ...

allah patience testing
July 02, 2013

Testing the patience of guests of Allah

The PIA has been in serious crisis for the past three decades and with the passage of time the situation has only worsened. In the 80s, (the late) Dr Mehboobul Haq was the minister for finance and planning development when at a ceremony in Lahore he said PIA stands for ‘Perhaps I ...

wasting allah blessing
May 13, 2013

Wasting Allah’s blessing

This is to bring to your notice the pathetic state of water tankers in our city. It’s been observed on a daily basis that vehicles which supply water always leak and waste enormous amount of water in transit. We fail to understand why the water is wasted, when the companies can actually save ...

motorbike bomb kills dera allah yar
March 22, 2013, 1:51 pm

Motorbike bomb kills six in Dera Allah Yar

A bomb planted on a motorbike killed six people and wounded another 15 on Friday in a crowded market in troubled southwestern province Baluchistan, police said.The bomb, detonated by remote control, exploded near a bus station in the remote town of Dera Allah Yar, around 170 miles (270 kilometres) ...

Labaik Ya Rasool Allah rally held

LAHORE – The Tahaffuz Namoos-e-Risalat Mahaz (TNRM) held Labaik Ya Rasool Allah Rally on Wednesday to condemn and protest against the anti-Islam movie and blasphemous caricatures. Carrying flags, placards and banners inscribed with writings against the US, India and Israel, hundreds of people ...

2 die firing tando allah yar
March 29, 2012, 5:02 pm

2 die in firing in Tando Allah Yar

Two people, including a girl, were killed and 15 others were injured in firing on Thursday over land dispute in Tando Allah Yar, police sources said. On old dispute of a plot belonging to Liaqat Khilgi turned into intensive clashes between two groups near Sabzi Mandi area. Both of the groups opened ...