Hello World! From “Servant” to “Custodian” of Holy Shrines

From “Servant” to the “Custodian” of the Two Holy Shrines Mecca and Medinah are the holiest places for Islam. They house the two most important mosques of the religion, apart from the Kaaba, which serves as the reference point for about a billion Muslims across the world, who face the Kaaba during their prayer. They … Continue reading

Hello World! South Asian Workers in Saudi Arabia

Plight of South Asian Workers in Saudi Arabia A lot of workers from South Asian countries go to West Asia, whose oil economy has circulated stories about their fabled wealth. Hence, these countries provide a venue for the South Asians for earning good income for their skilled or unskilled work that they do – or … Continue reading

Hello World! Swiss Ban on Islamic Minarets

Ban on Islamic Minarets in Switzerland The popular vote in favour of banning the minarets in the mosques of Switzerland has raised an uproar from the democratic world as well as the Islamic groups. The former sees it as an encroachment upon the religious freedom, which is against the principles of democracy, while the latter … Continue reading