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Twitter reacts to Indonesian Muslim imam who undauntedly led prayers despite earthquake

LOMBOK, INDONESIA: Recently, a terrible earthquake hit the island of Lombok and Bali which caused many deaths. An Imam in Indonesia kept praying and reciting the Qur'an as the deadly earthquake hit Indonesia. This is being termed as the definition of unshakable faith.  Lombok is the only 100% Muslim island in the whole world.  The Video since then has gone viral and people around the world have spoken in admiration of the Imam's and people who were standing behind him unshakable faith. Twitterati also had a…

Selection committee found Saad better than Fawad; I didn’t pick Imam, clarifies Inzamam

KARACHI: Chief Selector of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Inzamam-ul-Haq on Tuesday responded to the criticism that has followed Fawad Alam’s axing from England and Ireland tour. Talking about Alam’s selection, the former skipper said the selection committee found Saad Ali better than Fawad. He said, “Fawad Alam is an outstanding player but in the last three years there are others on the top of the list." “We got him here in the nets but we found Saad Ali to be better, and the decision to prefer Saad was unanimous,…

Imam ready to follow uncle Inzamam’s footsteps

Pakistan cricket's newest discovery Imam-ul-Haq has some very large footsteps to follow in -- those of his uncle, the great Inzamam-ul-Haq. But Imam-ul-Haq wasted no time in getting started, smashing a match-winning century on his one-day international debut against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, becoming only the second Pakistani and 13th batsman in the world to achieve the feat. As a child, Imam would receive guidance from Inzamam on the field, his father helping him skip school against his mother's wishes. He…

Pope praises British Muslim leaders

BOLOGNA, ITALY:  Pope Francis met briefly on Wednesday with a delegation of four British Muslim clerics and praised their contribution to dialogue between different faiths and cultures. "I like to think that the most important job we have to do between us, as humanity, is done with our ears, by listening," Francis told the four-man group as he greeted them warmly at the Vatican for a private audience. "The ability to listen is so important. Those who have it speak softly, quietly. Those that don't talk loudly, shout…

WATCH: Donald Trump listens to recitation of the Holy Quran at inaugural service

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump began his first full day in charge of the U.S. government by attending an interfaith prayer service at Washington National Cathedral on Saturday, where the clergy spoke of compassion and diversity. The service began with calls to prayer by the cathedral's canon, the Reverend Rosemarie Duncan; a Jewish cantor, Mikhail Manevich; and Muslim Imam Mohamed Magid. Imam Mohamed Magid, executive director of the All Dulles Area Muslim Society, is a well-known figure in Washington, but he had…

Former imam shot dead in London

LONDON: A Syrian man living in Britain described as a prominent activist opposed to President Bashar al-Assad was found shot dead in his car in north-west London, the BBC reported Wednesday.