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Israeli Troops Kill Palestinian Teen

Last Modified:  25 Oct 2014 03:48  GMT


CAIRO – A Palestinian-American teenager was killed by Israeli soldiers in a West Bank Village on Friday, October 24, in the second fatal shooting of a Palestinian teenager within a week. “I don't call that a clash -– little kids throwing rocks or pebbles against live ammunition,” the teenager's uncle, Hakeem Khalek, told The Tim......





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Last Modified:  16 Sep 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – America’s Department of Justice has been urged to cancel a training session for prosecutors and law enforcement personnel featuring anti-Islam conspiracy theorist John Guandolo who claims that CIA director is a “secret Muslim”. Any prosecutor or police officer whose view of the world has been colored by John Guandolo's Islam......



Last Modified:  16 Sep 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – Heading to the rich gulf emirate for a two-month training camp, none of the twenty-three young Cameroonian footballers imagined that their journey to Dubai would end surprisingly into making all of them revert to Islam. “It is amazing that at an age when most people just want to play and have fun, these young men were searching f......



Last Modified:  16 Sep 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – Long months after launching an investigation into the group, Britain is set to curtail activities of Muslim Brotherhood and block activists from coming to London, following leaks that the government report has found ties with “armed groups” in the Middle East and elsewhere. “We won't ban the Muslim Brotherhood,” a Foreign O......



Last Modified:  16 Sep 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – Returning to a new school year after a 50-day hefty war, traumatized Gaza children have found empty chairs of hundreds of their friends who were either killed or forced to leave their homes to escape Israeli continuous shelling. “In Gaza, conflict has profoundly affected the traditional learning environment and delayed the academ......



Last Modified:  16 Sep 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – Described by its founders as the first gender-equal, non-sectarian worshipping house, a new Cape Town mosque planned for inauguration next Friday has sparked huge criticism on social media, with some labeling it as a “gay temple” that contradicts with Islam. “I guess the Muslim clergy is not pleased with an independent new mo......



Last Modified:  15 Sep 2014 03:47  GMT

OKLAHOMA CITY — Repeated anti-Muslim statements by an Oklahoma Republican lawmaker have left Muslims shocked, saddened and surprised, fearing reprisal attacks from people affected by his hateful rants. “I was a little horrified because in the past when individuals have made hateful comments toward minorities such as African-Americans or ......



Last Modified:  15 Sep 2014 03:47  GMT

PESHAWAR – The Punjab chapter of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), widely known as the Punjabi Taliban, has renounced military work in Pakistan, vowing to continue with preaching and charity work to help people in flood-hit areas of the country. “The group had already been engaged (by government) before launching the North Waziristan ons......



Last Modified:  15 Sep 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – Described by its founders as the first gender-equal, non-sectarian worshipping house, a new Cape Town mosque planned for inauguration next Friday has sparked huge criticism on social media, described as a “gay temple” that contradicts with Islam. “I guess the Muslim clergy is not pleased with an independent new mosque that wi......



Last Modified:  15 Sep 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – The beheading of a third hostage by the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has sent shockwaves among British Muslims, who expressed fears of expected reprisal attacks against the peaceful community. “Somebody somewhere is going to react, it's been proven, it's happened many times: after 9/11, after 7 July ......



Last Modified:  15 Sep 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – Trying to get back to normal life, dozens of Muslim families have been returning to their villages almost a year after deserting them to run for their lives during Muzaffarnagar riots in which scores of Muslims were killed by Hindu mobs. “We left with 350 other Muslim families in September last year,” Abdul Wajid of Khera Masta......



Last Modified:  14 Sep 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – Leading British Muslim figures has called on British Prime Minster David Cameron to stop using the term “Islamic State” to describe the ‘terrorist’ organization operating in Syria and Iraq, also known as ISIL. We shall take every opportunity to continue to say clearly and loudly 'not in our name' and 'not for our faith,' ......



Last Modified:  14 Sep 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – Australia’s highest Muslim spiritual leader has warned young people not to trust ambiguous fatwas shared on YouTube and Google, while reflecting on the spread of worrying material about Islam through internet and social media. Do not trust Sheik Google and Sheik YouTube , Ibrahim Abu Mohammad, the Grand Mufti of Australia, was q......



Last Modified:  14 Sep 2014 03:47  GMT

RIYADH – Offering Chinese Muslims a better chance to study their faith, the Chinese Islamic Relations Council has signed an agreement with a Saudi company to teach Arabic to Chinese Muslims and enhance their knowledge of the Islamic civilization. “There are some Islamic schools teaching Arabic but it is not sufficient,” Dr. Ding Hui, c......



Last Modified:  14 Sep 2014 03:47  GMT

QUEENSLAND – Highly concerned about the effect of new anti-terrorism measures, fears of Australian Muslims have turned into a real nightmare after the rise in the number of hate crimes in south-east Queensland, threatening inclusion in Australia’s second largest state. “It's appalling... there's an emotional fear. There's emotion of di......



Last Modified:  14 Sep 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – A British young Muslim girl became the first veiled mascot on football pitches in UK’s Premier League as she accompanied Manchester City’s champ Yaya Toure before the Liverpool game while donning her Islamic headscarf. “It was a very surreal experience for me. I thoroughly enjoyed the day,” A’isha Dalal, a young girl from......



Last Modified:  13 Sep 2014 03:47  GMT

WASHINGTON – As the US largest Muslim civil rights organization, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has made great strides to further the cause of justice for American Muslims, while facing enormous challenges during its 20-year history, including battling Islamophobia and negative Muslim stereotypes. “I believe we’ve man......



Last Modified:  13 Sep 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – Filing an important void in the British society, a new Islamic high school for girls has opened its doors in Coventry city in central English the county of West Midlands, encouraging students to aspire to high positions in the country by joining top universities. “We are aiming to be a non-selective grammar school. At the first a......



Last Modified:  13 Sep 2014 03:47  GMT

WASHINGTON – As the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) marks 20 years of service for the American Muslim community, here follows a short summary of key milestones achieved by the American Muslim advocacy group for the service of the Muslim minority:   1994 CAIR organizes informational leaflets to express concern that the a......



Last Modified:  12 Sep 2014 03:47  GMT

SRINAGAR – Cut from the outside world for days, thousands of stranded, homeless and hungry Kashmiris have been fearful over the new landslides that added to their misery after the region’s worst floods in 50 years, making the task of rescuers even harder. Almost every second family has one or two missing members, Syed Munir Quadri, who......



Last Modified:  12 Sep 2014 03:47  GMT

WASHINGTON – A Washington emeritus Catholic Cardinal has joined a galaxy of American Muslim leaders in condemnations against the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), defending Islamic teachings as similar to Christianity’s. “In the name of God, the Merciful and Compassionate,” McCarrick said as he introduced himself......




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