Muslims have donated 10 tonnes of food to feed the homeless across London at Christmas, religious and charity leaders said.Hundreds of Muslims flocked to the East London Mosque on Friday in a drive to feed London's homeless during the festive period.If not, how does one explain the huge gap in scientific output between the Muslim world and the West or East Asia?
Some named it the “mysterious ring”, some actively deliberated and debated questions as well as made up theories of how or why it arrived in Sweden.
It is a religious duty for Muslims to try to help others, irrespective of a person's faith or background.
“This compassion is truly reflective of what Islam stands for.” He added: “In the cold winter months when we have the luxury of a home and hot food, it's easy to forget about others that are in dire need around us.
Aaron Segal, professor of political science at the University of Texas, El Paso, is the author of An Atlas of International Migration (Bowker, 1993) and Learning by Doing: Science, Technology and the Developing World (Westview, 1987).
By any index, the Muslim world produces a disproportionately small amount of scientific output, and much of it relatively low in quality.