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May21

Syria: US rejects Russia joint airstrike proposal

By: PanARMENIAN.Net Source: PanARMENIAN.Net The United States has rejected a Russian proposal to carry out joint airstrikes against armed opposition groups in Syria, Al Jazeera reports. “We do not collaborate or coordinate with the Russians on any operations in Syria,” Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis told reporters on Friday, May 20, explaining that Washington and Moscow have separate military objectives. The U.S. and Russia have been carrying out separate bombing campaigns in Syria, where a five-year civil war has pitted armed rebel groups against government forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. Earlier on Friday, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu...

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shaban-cur-md
May21

Suggested worship for the night of the 15th of Sha’ban

By: alahazrat.net Source: alahazrat.net MV Editor’s Note: Those who act on these recommendations should know that they are general good deeds that some scholars suggest could be done on the occasion of the 15th of Sha’ban. One should not think that these matters are specifically recommended by the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) at this time of the year since the evidence does not support that assumption, so they should be taken as examples of general good deeds to do on this and similar occasions. One does as little or as much as one can taking care not to neglect obligations. SUPPLICATION FOR  FORGIVENESS: On the fourteenth day of Sha’ban after Asr  prayer at the time...

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May21

Identity politics: the problem with calling London’s mayor Muslim

By: Faisal Al Yafai Source: The National Despite reports, London does not have a Muslim mayor. Indeed, I doubt London will ever have a Muslim mayor, in the same way I doubt the UK’s most liberal city will ever have a Christian mayor. Sadiq Khan is not a Muslim mayor so much as he is a mayor who happens to be Muslim. That distinction, small though it may seem, is actually rather important, though it has been elided of late. For Christians in the UK, that distinction still exists. To say you are a Christian is to say something about your level of commitment to and practice of the faith. It positions you on the continuum of Christianity. Not so for “Muslim”, in the UK and broadly...

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