Stabbed pupil dies in hospital

A Roodepark High School pupil who was stabbed in the head died today. Spokesman Captain Siphiwe Ndlovu says the 16-year-boy, who was stabbed by his classmate on Tuesday, died in the West Rand’s Leratong Hospital last night. “The two started fighting after...

Taking a leaf out of the prophets life

By Mufti Zubair Bayat (This article was published in the Natal Mercury Paper on Thursday, 27 May 2010 p.15)The recent Mail & Guardian cartoon, which attempts to depict the Prophet of Islam (peace be upon him) lying on a psychiatrist’s couch and supposedly...

Face to face with history

Face to face with historyMartin JacquesThe UN conference on racism confronted western countries with difficult truths – but that’s no reason for anyone to walk out Ironies of history: an Arab woman supports a protest in northern Galilee against...

Rabbis announce communal fast for Gaza

Rabbis announce communal fast for Gaza Bethlehem – Ma’an – A group of rabbis and Jews has committed to undertaking a monthly daytime fast in support of Palestinians in Gaza, their website said. In Jewish tradition a communal fast is held in times of...

Occupation will not last long

Hamas to Bush: Hamas will not be defeated and occupation will not last long The Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, said on Thursday that Hamas will not be defeated as all attempts to break or weaken the movement have failed. These comments were made in a press...