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Last Modified:  23 Jul 2014 03:47  GMT


TEL AVIV – In a blow to Israel's economy, US and European air carriers halted flights to Israel citing concern over a Hamas rocket from Gaza that hit an area near Ben Gurion airport as US Secretary of State John Kerry pushed for a Middle East truce in his visit to Israel on Wednesday, July 23. The US Federal Aviation Administration prohibi......





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Last Modified:  04 Jun 2014 03:47  GMT

SARAJEVO – Nearly two decades after the 1990s war in Bosnia, new images of the grim war appeared after a new mass grave containing corpses of Muslim Bosniak victims with their hands tied behind their backs has been unearthed by the country's devastating floods. “We unearthed four complete bodies whose hands were tied behind their backs a......



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CAIRO – North Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson has paid a special visit to the Islamic Center in Belfast, making a public apology to the country’s Muslim community over comments he made against Islam. I have had a very welcoming visit to the Belfast Islamic Centre. I have been received in friendship, and respect, Robison said outs......



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NICOSIA – After 51 years of closing its doors, a mosque in the Greek side of Cyprus was opened on Tuesday, June 3, when Turkish Cypriot Grand Mufti offered prayers as part of the Swedish Embassyp-rompted interfaith dialogue. “Inshallah (with God’s will) we are going to offer our prayers in this Turkish quarter in this mosque,” Turkis......



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BRAMPTON — Muslim volunteers in Ontario’s city of Mississauga have launched a new campaign to raise environmental awareness, planting 300 trees in the wooded areas in the Peel region. “We wanted to teach kids the notion of ‘sadaqa-e-jariya’,” Abdul Wahab, head imam of Muslim Welfare Centre, told Northumberland News on Tuesday, Ju......



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VANCOUVER — Crossing their cultural barriers, students from two leading Islamic and Jewish schools have won the 2014 Class Act award for giving out food and clothes in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside during Random Act of Kindness week in February. It was fascinating that not every person on Earth can have the same thing as everyone else, s......



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DUBAI – Reviving Islamic spirits of helping those in need, an Emirates-based organization is leading a fundraising campaign to collect Zakat, alms, for needy Muslim cancer patients in the rich gulf emirate. “Zakat has been a tremendous source of hope for thousands of cancer patients in the UAE who need support to get through this life-ch......



Last Modified:  03 Jun 2014 03:47  GMT

MANDERA – Scores of angry Kenyan Muslim youth have protested the killing of two Muslim scholars in the north eastern province of Mandera at the Somali borders at the hands of security forces over allegations of being affiliated to militant group Al-Shabaab. The protest was quelled by police, Abdullahi Alas, a local resident, told Anadolu......



Last Modified:  03 Jun 2014 03:47  GMT

ABUJA — Secretary general of the world's largest bloc of Islamic countries has pledged to help fight Boko Haram group in Nigeria’s north east, describing members of the militant group as outlaws and criminals whose actions have nothing to do with Islam. We have made very strong and clear statements that Boko Haram insurgency has nothing......



Last Modified:  03 Jun 2014 03:47  GMT

BRUSSELS – A leading Belgian Muslim organization has revived calls for dialogue to fight extremist voices and promote peaceful coexistence days after a shooting at the Jewish Museum left three people killed. Muslim Executive of Belgium (MEB) condemned in the strongest terms the heinous crime committed in cold blood. No reason or no though......



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KUALA LUMPUR – Cadbury chocolates have been declared pork free by Malaysia’s top Islamic body after earlier tests suggested two types of chocolate bar contained pig DNA. There are still a lot of question marks there, Sheikh Abdul Kareem Khadaied, head of research with the Muslim Consumers Association Malaysia, told Reuters on Monday, J......



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PHNOM PENH – For Muslim women in Cambodia, four decades were not able to erase the memory of sexual abuse they faced at the hands of Khmer Rouge between 1975 and 1979 in the Buddhist-majority country. “They hated the Khmer Muslim. They just had to rape them... They persecuted the Khmer Muslim,” a testimony by a Muslim respondent was ci......



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NEW YORK – Launching a small halal butchery in Manhattan, three young American Muslims has been attracting hundreds of consumers from different faith groups who found great appetite for their healthy “honest to God” meat. “When there's not a certain kind of purity to the food that we're consuming, that becomes problematic from the sp......



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RAMALLAH – Achieving their country’s first trophy in history, Palestine’s triumphant football team on Sunday, June 1, received a warm welcome from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who greeted the players in a ceremony in Ramallah. “It is time for our people to celebrate this great victory you brought. You have raised our heads hi......



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NEW DELHI – Days after Narendra Modi’s ascension to power, Muslims in India are facing a threat to their religious freedom with some Hindu organizations pitching for a ban on use of loudspeakers during Fajr adhan (prayer call from mosque at dawn). “This is something unacceptable to us. How can you take away our fundamental right to fol......



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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s aspirant aerospace students have been offered a golden chance to get a scholarship abroad to study the important subject if they managed to memorize the 30 chapters of the Noble Qur’an. “This program is a pilot project to produce Muslim scientists in aerospace which is currently dominated by the West,” Ahm......



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CAIRO – Almost two weeks after its opening, September 11 Memorial Museum has been drawing various reactions from visitors who criticized it for failing to differentiate between Islam and terrorism. “I think they should have talked about Islam more, just so people understand that there is a difference between Islam and people who do ter......



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CAIRO – A few hours after Belfast's anti-racism rally, two Muslim men were attacked by a group of racists who vandalized their home, injuring one of the victims who was taken to hospital. “If we go outside in the street, people will start swearing at us ... What can we do? We are just foreigners, we don't feel accepted,” Muhammad Asif ......



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CAIRO – Alif Laam Meem, America’s first all-Muslim fraternity, will be featured in an upcoming documentary, Brotherhood: America's Favorite Muslim Fraternity to explore the successful life of young American Muslims. “Through the experiences of these young men, this film explores the Muslim American identity, as well as the challenges......



Last Modified:  02 Jun 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – A Belfast anti-racism rally has drawn thousands of angry protesters who demanded a public apology from North Ireland first minister Peter Robinson for insulting the country’s Muslims. “I heard the insult, but I haven't heard the apology,” Mohammed Samaana, who has worked at the Ulster Hospital as a nurse for more than 10 year......




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