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US Muslims Welcome Spy Unit Disbanding

Last Modified:  16 Apr 2014 03:47  GMT


NEW YORK – A leading American Muslim advocacy group has welcomed the decision by New York Police Department to stop the undercover spying operation against the religious community, praising it as a first move in the right direction. “CAIR-NY welcomes the closing of the NYPD Zone Assessment Unit. This is an important first step,” the C......





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Last Modified:  14 Feb 2013 10:43  GMT

King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah is studying prospects of conducting a Qur’an contest for students of all universities in the Kingdom. “We’ll discuss this idea during the next meeting of KAU&rsquo ...



Last Modified:  14 Feb 2013 05:18  GMT

DHAR - A new controversy is brewing in India over celebrations of a Hindu festival at an ancient mosque in the central city of Dhar, which coincides with the weekly Friday prayers on February 15.“Our effort is to find an a ...



Last Modified:  14 Feb 2013 05:18  GMT

CAIRO - Amid political turmoil in the birthplace of the Arab Spring, young Muslims in Tunisia see a better future for their country in the application of Islamic Shari`ah. Shari`ah is a whole world, Hamada Ben Amor, a Tun ...



Last Modified:  14 Feb 2013 01:21  GMT

JAKARTA - Indonesian scholars have urged Muslims not to celebrate Valentine's Day, saying the celebration leads to immoral practices that run counter to Islamic teachings. We don't want to completely ban Valentine's Day bu ...



Last Modified:  14 Feb 2013 06:58  GMT

Washington: The US government led by President Barack Obama may face trouble for nominating John Brennan as the new CIA Director as a former FBI agent has claimed that the nominee has embraced Islam when he was performing his duty in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.



Last Modified:  13 Feb 2013 05:18  GMT

CAIRO - The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI is raising high hopes among Muslim scholars for better relations between Muslims and the Vatican after years of tension under the resigning pontiff.“The resumption of ties with ...



Last Modified:  13 Feb 2013 05:18  GMT

CAIRO - A leading US Muslim advocacy group has cast doubts on reports about the reversion of President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the CIA, John Brennan, to Islam. You have to look at the source, Ibrahim Hooper, the co ...



Last Modified:  12 Feb 2013 05:18  GMT

CAIRO - The top Muslim religious authority in Lebanon has issued a fatwa banning the legalization of the civil marriage in the Arab country, amid a heightened debate about the practice.“Every Muslim official, whether a dep ...



Last Modified:  12 Feb 2013 05:18  GMT

CAIRO - Surviving on handouts and unable to look for work outside refugee camps, Rohingya Muslims are forced by Burmese authorities to take hazardous journeys by sea to flee persecution in their country.“There are no oppor ...



Last Modified:  12 Feb 2013 05:18  GMT

WASHINGTON - American Muslims have offered best wishes to Pope Benedict XVI following his surprise resignation, voicing hope for better relations between Muslims and Christians under his successor. We offer the American Mu ...



Last Modified:  12 Feb 2013 01:18  GMT

WELLINGTON - A New Zealander lawmaker has triggered outrage by calling for banning Muslims from flights, inviting flaks from government officials and residents.“It's an appalling thing to say, it's stupid,” New Zealand's P ...



Last Modified:  12 Feb 2013 01:18  GMT

CAIRO - Finding no space for growing numbers of worshippers, the Muslim community in the industrial city of Hamtramck, Michigan, is facing a strong opposition to expand their Islamic centers to fulfil their religious needs.



Last Modified:  12 Feb 2013 09:18  GMT

CAIRO - Egypt's senior scholars have picked a professor of Islamic jurisprudence to become Egypt's first elected mufti and leading scholar, for the first time after the ratification of the new constitution.“Dr Shawki Ibrah ...



Last Modified:  11 Feb 2013 05:21  GMT

VATICAN CITY - Pope Benedict XVI stepped down Monday, February 11, as head of the Roman Catholic Church, citing poor health.Here are the major events of his ministry provided by Reuters: 2005: April 19 - German C ...



Last Modified:  11 Feb 2013 05:18  GMT

CANBERRA - Running on the agenda of fighting Muslim immigration into the country, a new party was launched in Australia with an anti-multicultural, pro-Christian platform.“True Muslims are radicals, unfortunately,” Daniel ...



Last Modified:  11 Feb 2013 05:18  GMT

CAIRO - Enjoying a welcoming atmosphere, Muslim students at a Canadian university are celebrating the opening of a new prayer room to fulfil their religious duties.“It's beautiful,” Hasna Egal, a fourth-year neuroscience s ...



Last Modified:  11 Feb 2013 05:18  GMT

TEXAS - A severe shortage of imams is increasingly disturbing the Muslim community in the United States, who are already affected by absence of religious leaders who can easily connect to the younger generations of US-born Mu ...



Last Modified:  11 Feb 2013 01:18  GMT

CANBERRA - A new Australian party launched on Monday, February 11, with an anti-multicultural, pro-Christian, anti-Muslim platform, announcing its plans to stand against ‘political correctness' to ‘Keep Australia Australian'. ...



Last Modified:  11 Feb 2013 01:18  GMT

CAIRO - Enjoying a welcoming atmosphere, Muslim students at Toronto's Emmanuel College are celebrating their new prayer space and ablution facility, reflecting the university's efforts to accommodate its increasing Muslim stu ...



Last Modified:  11 Feb 2013 11:14  GMT

27 January 2013 The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston unveiled more than 10 centuries of Islamic art Saturday, starting a year-long ...




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