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Scottish Muslims Praise Civic Participation

Last Modified:  19 Sep 2014 03:48  GMT


EDINBURGH – Scotland has chosen to stay in the United Kingdom after voters decisively rejected independence, demanding more power to be delivered by unionist parties. The referendum result demonstrates the importance of unity and civic participation, Dr Shuja Shafi, the secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, was quoted by The T......





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Last Modified:  10 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

ACEH – Believing that the age of miracles was over, an Indonesian family has been bestowed with a miracle after being united with their daughter who was swept by tsunami floods ten years ago. “God has given us a miracle,” Jamaliah, the child’s mother, told Agency France Presse (AFP) on Friday, August 9. “When I saw her, my heart......



Last Modified:  08 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – The construction of the world’s two highest minarets at the Grand Mosque in Makkah has ignited debates after experts warned that the new constructions could dry up Zamzam water resources. The new minarets, constructed by the Saudi Binladin Group, would be 420-meter high as part of the ongoing Grand Mosque expansion. The first ......



Last Modified:  08 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

GAZA CITY – Deadly Israeli air strikes engulfed Gaza on Friday, August 8, killing a Palestinian child and injuring scores after Egyptian-mediated talks failed to extend a three-day truce in a month-long war that took the lives of more than 1800 Palestinians. “Today I am fleeing again, back to displacement,” Beit Hanoun resident Yamen M......



Last Modified:  07 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – A slight majority of Germans have rejected a famous statement by former President Christian Wulff that “Islam is now part of Germany”, with a similar percentage viewing anti-Islam actions as equally deplorable as anti-Semitism. The poll found that 52 percent of the people surveyed by Forsa opinion institution for Stern magazine......



Last Modified:  07 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – With all eyes fixed on looming Turkish presidential elections next Sunday, staunchly secular Turks are seeing a lost power amid expectations of a decisive victory for the long-serving Islamist-inspired Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Etrdogan. “I will boycott these polls,” Ibrahim Hakverdi, 37 years old, during a visit with his wif......



Last Modified:  07 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s move to toughen “counter- terror” laws has angered the Muslim community who described it as “deplorable” and provoking deterioration of relations between the minority and the Australian community. “These measures will only force the Muslim community further offside [and] will c......



Last Modified:  07 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

PUTRAJAYA – Malaysian authorities have praised efforts excreted by Amsterdam Muslims to offer due Islamic rituals in the funerals and burial of the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that was downed over Eastern Ukraine last month. “When the remains arrive here, Malaysia Islamic Development Department (Jakim) and I will manage the ......



Last Modified:  07 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – Some 55.8 million registered voters will begin casting their votes in Turkey’s first direct elections on Sunday, August 10, that are expected to bring an easy win for the 60-year-old Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Justice and Development Party (AKP), which has ruled the country for 12 years. Erdogan’s main rival on......



Last Modified:  07 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – Joining a world chorus condemnation for the Israeli war on Gaza, the former US president Jimmy Carter along with the former Irish president Mary Robinson have called for recognizing Hamas as a “legitimate political actor”. “There is no humane or legal justification for the way the Israeli Defense Forces are conducting this wa......



Last Modified:  07 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – A Muslim woman who has devoted more than 25 years to helping women and multicultural communities has received this year's New South Wales Human Rights Award in a ceremony attended by Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor Dominello. “The award gives special recognition to a person who has made lasting and meaningful cont......



Last Modified:  07 Aug 2014 03:48  GMT

ISTANBUL – Offering a helping hand to thousands of Palestinian families who lost their supporter, children and homes in the Israeli aggression on Gaza, dozens of Turkish TV stations and radio channels will broadcast a joint fundraising event to raise money for Gaza. Journalists, thinkers, intellectuals and civil society representatives fr......



Last Modified:  06 Aug 2014 03:48  GMT

CAIRO – Nigeria military has been accused of committing atrocities amounting to war crimes against suspected militants in the north-east Nigerian states, implicating in several war crimes like extrajudicial executions, Amnesty International said. “This shocking new evidence is further proof of the appalling crimes being committed with ab......



Last Modified:  06 Aug 2014 03:48  GMT

XINJIANG – Muslims wearing beards, Islamic clothing, hijab or niqab will be denied access to public buses in Xinjiang city of Karamay after the Chinese authorities issued a decree banning them from taking local buses. “Those who do not co-operate with inspection teams will be handled by police,” the Karamay Daily reported, Agence Franc......



Last Modified:  06 Aug 2014 03:48  GMT

MOSCOW – Feeling the heat of the Russian restrictions on Islamic faith, Crimean Muslims have been asked to destroy Islamic books and material that is included on the Russian black list, including copies of the Noble Qur’an and a biography of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). “The Religious Administration of Muslims of Crimea inform......



Last Modified:  06 Aug 2014 03:48  GMT

GAZA CITY – Scenes of mass destruction, coupled with smell of decomposing bodies, welcome about half-million of Palestinians as they left UN shelters and ventured ......



Last Modified:  06 Aug 2014 03:48  GMT

ONTARIO – As destruction and death roamed around the besieged strip of Gaza, the Canadian province of Ontario has vowed to do what it can to help children seriously wounded in the Israeli war on the besieged conflict t......



Last Modified:  05 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – A new game application allowing users to bomb Gaza strip has been facing growing criticism, which ended up in taking the game down from Google Play. “This is a violation of human rights,” Iqra Iqbal wrote at the game review section online, adding that it was an “abomination”, The Independent reported. “My beloved broth......



Last Modified:  05 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – In a blow to Muslim integration in the German society, a Muslim father has been asked to abandon his title as shooting champion in a western Germany town f......



Last Modified:  05 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

KOLKATA – Stem cell therapy was performed thousands of years ago, by an Indian Hindu sage called Rishi Vyas. The first aeroplane in the world was 'Pushpak Viman', a flying chariot used by Hindu God Rama. Prehistoric Indians had invented television for their use. These are not excerpts from any fiction book but some ‘pearls of wisdo......



Last Modified:  05 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – The British government has been investigating reports about the death of a British Muslim aid worker in Gaza’s border city of Rafah as he was delivering aid to a UN school or a hospital in the bombed strip.




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