Culture & Heritage

Contribution of T.B.Jayah to Sri Lanka-Pakistan relations By Gitanjali Marcelline/newsin.asia

T.B.Jayah-right-signs-the-trade-agreement-with-Pakistan Colombo, February 23: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to sign a number of MoUs with Sri Lanka on trade and investment during his sojourn here on February 23 and 24. The MoUs are expected to revive the long languishing economic relations between the two countries. The current level of bilateral trade is US$ 460 million but the …

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Alavi Moulana – ‘People’s Governor’ remembered on January 1

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa called the late Alavi Moulana as People’s Governor in appreciation of his dedicated services to the common man. His 89th birth anniversary falls on January 1. Moulana passed away five years ago and left a vacuum, which was never filled by subsequent leaders of the Muslim community. Still many think that his presence at this time …

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Jerusalem was recaptured 830 years ago by Salahuddin

This is how Salahuddin retook Jerusalem and shook the world. Salahuddin Yusuf Ibn Ayyub is no doubt one of history’s greatest heroes. Both Muslims and non-Muslims alike praise his amazing accomplishments, as well as his shining qualities of bravery, generosity, and justice. From among his astonishing conquests, the capturing of Jerusalem from the crusaders is one that changed the history …

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Why a Muslim woman safeguards Jewish history for all Moroccans

WHY WE WROTE THIS If history shapes identity, then shared history is a cherished resource in today’s world. For Zhor Rehihil, Muslim curator of the Museum of Moroccan Judaism, the shared past provides a path to a better future. Zhor Rehihil walks past a green-cloth-wrapped ancient Torah, ornamental brass lamps, and prayer books she has watched over for more than …

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