NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has detected a supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy which has been called “the most massive ever detected far from its central home”.
Another classic from big time jazz band leader Tommy Dorsey, featuring the Clark Sisters on vocals:
Daily Mail Australia has just reported on Hizb ut-Tahrir’s Uthman Badar confirmation of support for the killing of apostates from Islam. Last Saturday, Badar was asked by freelance journalist Alison Bevege about Hizb ut-Tahrir’s policy of killing apostates, as detailed within the group’s draft constitution published on their UK site (which was on the group’s … Continue reading Hizb ut-Tahrir’s Uthman Badar confirms support for the killing of apostates from Islam
(The incomparable) David Wood’s latest video on the Westminster terrorist attack:
Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi (1903-1979) is considered one of the greatest 20th century Islamic scholars. He was an Islamic revivalist who wrote enormously, exhorting Muslims to restore the sharia and rescue Islam to former glory. By the time of his death he had produced 73 books and written more than 120 books and pamphlets. His … Continue reading The honesty of Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi
A few days ago I wrote about the problem of female genital mutilation within Islamic doctrine. Whilst mentioning “Abdel-Magied doesn’t speak specifically about FGM in her memoir”, I remembered today she does. She describes a conversation with one of her oil rig workers, “an older English bloke”, who didn’t have a rosy view of Africa … Continue reading UPDATE – Yassmin’s Story, “cultural” problems in Islam and female genital mutilation (FGM)
Another classic song from The Roaring Twenties by The Revellers: