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Curfew Stifles Kenya Muslims’ Ramadan

Last Modified:  22 Jul 2014 03:47  GMT


LAMU – Muslim leaders have vehemently criticized imposing a 12-hour curfew during the last week of Ramadan in Kenya's Lamu County over security precautions, deeming it a setback for the freedom of worship in the restive African country. “The Inspector General should have considered the religious obligations Muslims have on the holy month......





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Last Modified:  24 May 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – As Egyptians prepare for upcoming presidential elections, former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is expected to get an easy win of the polls which follow the bloodiest chapter in Egypt’s modern history, marking a return to the pivotal country’s rule of strongmen. Participation in this 'administrative step' gives legitimacy to ......



Last Modified:  24 May 2014 03:47  GMT

CANNES – The administration of the Cannes Film Festival has officially banned Muslim women face-veil, or niqab, from the red carpet and the Festival Palace after a non-Muslim Danish director tried to don the Islamic attire during the event. In accordance with the [French] law of October 11 2010, it is forbidden to conceal your face in pub......



Last Modified:  24 May 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – A new provocative anti-Muslim campaign has hit the streets in eastern British West Watford district after Muslim residents found provocative posters depicting Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) which was rejected as “absolutely unacceptable”. The recent provocateurs attempt to Insult the Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) ......



Last Modified:  23 May 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – Thousands of Muslims from across the US have been invited to attend the annual convention of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) to shed light on the fundamental principles of Islam, offering a window to the fastest growing religion across the globe. “For several decades Islam has been in the forefront of discussions in Am......



Last Modified:  23 May 2014 03:47  GMT

LUTON – A Muslim primary school in the British city of Luton, Bedfordshire, has criticized education inspection body, Ofsted, over false claims that the school promotes “fundamentalist” Islamic beliefs. Nothing could be further from the truth, Chair of governors Farasat Latif told BBC on Friday, May 23. Ofsted and the Education Fu......



Last Modified:  23 May 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – For residents and expatriates in Dubai, a three-day special weekend vacation to mark Israa' and Mi`raj, which refers to the journey of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessing be upon him) to Al-Aqsa Mosque and his ascension to heaven, has given them a unique chance to mark the spiritual event. “To me, it means more than a holiday. I......



Last Modified:  23 May 2014 03:47  GMT

.artmainimage{display:none;} CAIRO – Commemorating the memory of soldiers who died while serving the country, a leading American Muslim advocacy group has released a sh......



Last Modified:  23 May 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – A new anti-burqa bill presented by independent Queensland lawmaker has been voted down by the government of the north-east Australian state as contradicting with rights of Australian citizens to practice their religion freely. “This government believes in a multicultural Queensland,” Jarryd Bleijie, the state attorney general w......



Last Modified:  23 May 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – A new anti-burqa bill presented by independent Queensland lawmaker has been voted down by the government of the north-east Australian state as contradicting with rights of Australian citizens to practice their religion freely. “This government believes in a multicultural Queensland,” Jarryd Bleijie, the state attorney general w......



Last Modified:  22 May 2014 03:47  GMT

WASHINGTON – Celebrating the achievements of Muslims throughout the US, Muslim Oscars will be held later this month to celebrate shinning role models of American Muslim citizens who reflect the true-image of Islam. “All too often, the media is filled with reports of tragedy and concern about those who practice Islam. Yet nearly invisible......



Last Modified:  22 May 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – Kuwait's Awqaf Ministry has announced plans to distribute 250,000 free copies of Qur’an translations in different languages in Brazil during the FIFA World Cup, reaching out to a wide range of people for different cultures and backgrounds. According to the Kuwaiti daily, Al-Qabas, the ministry's Quran Board announced that it has ......



Last Modified:  22 May 2014 03:47  GMT

.artmainimage{display:none;} CAIRO – Facing increasing social pressures that drift many youth away from religion, an American youth organization will be hosting ......



Last Modified:  22 May 2014 03:47  GMT

LAGOS – A leading Nigerian Muslim group has vehemently condemned the Tuesday's deadly blasts that ripped through the central city of Jos, calling on the government to step up its fighting against the armed militias. The JNI condemns in the strongest terms this wicked act, which caused the death of innocent lives, Khalid Abubakar Aliyu, s......



Last Modified:  22 May 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – Malaysia Court of Appeal launched on Thursday the hearing sessions of the case filed by transgender Muslims who claim that the Islamic Shari`ah law criminalizing ‘posing as a woman’ violates Malaysia’s constitution for punishing transgender for a condition they did not choose. “Today is not just a crucial day for Muslim tra......



Last Modified:  22 May 2014 03:47  GMT

TOKYO – Offering help to Muslims in Japan to find elusive halal products, an Indonesian native has created a new mobile app to help fellow Muslims locate and identify the restaurants that offer halal food that does not contain Japan’s widely used pork. “We’re communicating with some ventures, incubators, government officials, and bus......



Last Modified:  21 May 2014 03:47  GMT

WASHINGTON – Sparking US Muslims’ outrage, a new ad campaign has hit Washington DC with a strong anti-Muslim message that falsely links Islam to Nazism. Such inflammatory ads were clearly intended to promote hatred of Islam and Muslims, Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) spokesman Ibrahim Hooper told Agence France Presse (A......



Last Modified:  21 May 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – Members of the far-right, neo-nazi Italian party “Forza Nuova” have marched in Venice to protest an earlier decision specifying time for Muslim women at swimming pool to integrate the religion minority. “A free swimming pool!” protesters from Forza Nuova (New Force) party shouted outside the Polisportiva Bissuola di Mestre ......



Last Modified:  21 May 2014 03:47  GMT

ZEPCE, Bosnia – Two decades ago, no one would have ever convinced former Bosnian Muslim soldier Ibro Begic that he will threaten his own life to save Serbians isolated after floods hit their town. During the war, we were in enemy armies, Begic, a former Bosnian soldier during 1992-95 war, told Agence France Presse (AFP). But the war ......



Last Modified:  21 May 2014 03:47  GMT

LAGOS – In one of the deadliest attacks in Nigeria, at least 118 people were killed and dozens injured in the twin bombings that ripped through the central city of Jos on Tuesday, May 20. “We've now recovered 118 bodies from the rubble,” coordinator Mohammed Abdulsalam of the National Emergency Management Agency was quoted by Reut......



Last Modified:  21 May 2014 03:47  GMT

AMSTERDAM – Far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders has put his country in hot water after distributing stickers with the Saudi-flag, replacing the text of the shahada with anti-Islam slurs, after which the Kingdom slapped indirect sanctions on the European country. “The constant criticism towards both the Islamic faith and the Kingdom ......




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