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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:  12 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – Offering hearing impaired Muslims an access to their faith, a growing American group has been struggling to spread awareness about problems facing deaf Muslims wishing to practice their religion, perform prayers, attend sermons and recite the Noble Qur’an. “Every time I’d go to a mosque, I’d sit there and I’d just watch t......



Last Modified:  12 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

LAGOS – Nigerian Muslims have been exhorted to shun all vices even after the end of Ramadan fasting, reminding them that return to bad old ways suggests deliberate waste of the gains made during the holy month.. “We urge our Muslim brothers to avoid going back to anything contrary to the doctrines of Islam: be it alcohol, lying, false te......



Last Modified:  12 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

HELSINKI – Finding a place to bury their dear ones have turned into a dream for Finish Muslims in the Uusimaa region after a six-year search has proved fruitless. “You would certainly think that we would find an area in Uusimaa that could be rezoned for cemetery use,” deputy chair of the Finnish Islamic Council Pia Jardi told Yle Finni......



Last Modified:  11 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

BANGUI – Amid ongoing efforts to end the months-long sectarian violence in Central African Republic, a Muslim has been appointed as a Prime Minister for the first time since CAR's independence from France in 1960 as a first step towards forming a more inclusive government. The first Muslim PM, Mahamat Kamoun, served as a senior advisor to ......



Last Modified:  11 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – Built as a center for the twenty’s century’s 50s black separatism, Malcolm X’s Harlem mosque has been serving as an interfaith pillar open to different races and religions that welcomed Christian and Jewish prayers. “It is a motivating factor for us to establish a strong community life and to have a dignified community—th......



Last Modified:  11 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

LONDON – In a systematic anti-Muslim campaign, HSBC British Bank has closed the account of a renowned British Muslim activist and his wife, amid reports of an imminent closure of more accounts held by Muslims organizations. “Just back in London from a holiday in Jordan to find that @HSBC has closed my & my wife’s bank accounts. @anasal......



Last Modified:  11 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

LAGOS – Nigerian Muslims have been urged to shun all vices even after the Ramadan fast, as possible return to bad old ways suggests deliberate waste of the gains made during the holy month. “We urge our Muslim brothers to avoid going back to anything contrary to the doctrines of Islam: be it alcohol, lying, false testimony and all such b......



Last Modified:  11 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

UTTAR PRADESH – For majority of Muslim woman refugees, getting married in a relief camp in communal violence-hit Muzaffarnagar district in northern India state of Uttar Pradesh has turned out to be a nightmare. 20-year-old Ruksana is one among several girls who were married in haste in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts after riots broke o......



Last Modified:  11 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

NEW YORK – Encouraging Muslims to spell out their woes, a leading American Muslims group has launched a new social media campaign to promote speaking against ongoing anti-Muslim oppression in several parts around the world. “Intimidation and censorship have become our reality, but we can change that,” the Muslim Public Affairs Council ......



Last Modified:  11 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

ISTANBUL – With more than 95% of votes counted, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won Turkey's presidential elections with 53% of votes, as millions of Turks turned to pick their president for the first time in a public vote, Mustafa Sentop, deputy chairman of the ruling AK Party, said. The chairman of the AK Party and the prime minister of Turkey......



Last Modified:  11 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – Malaysian non-governmental organizations launched on Sunday, August 10, a month-long boycott campaign for three giant American and British businesses in a strong reaction to their stand on the ongoing Israeli war on Gaza strip.   “As a rule, we don’t want boycotters to vandalize, hurt the feelings, or do things that will b......



Last Modified:  10 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

ISTANBUL – Thousands of Turks flooded voting polls on Sunday, August 10, to pick their presidents for the first time through a direct poll with Recep Tayyip Erdogan poised to become the country’s first elected president. God willing a new Turkey will be established ... a strong Turkey is rising again from the ashes, Erdogan said on Sat......



Last Modified:  10 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

DETROIT – Looking forward to empower a new Muslim generation in the US, preparations continued ahead of the launch of the 51st annual Islamic Society of North America’s annual convention from Aug. 29- Sept.1 in Detroit, Michigan, planning discussions for some of the challenges of shaping Islam’s future in North America. “The baton is......



Last Modified:  10 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

RAKHINE – Deprived of basic human rights, thousands of Rohingya Muslims kids are facing a dim future after being forced to abandon education and world from an early age in the southeast Asian country. “One day I’ll try and save money to get an education,” Ko San, 15, told Anadolu Agency on Saturday, August 9. “It’s been so lon......



Last Modified:  10 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – Malaysian non-governmental organizations launched on Sunday, August 10, a month-long boycott campaign for three giant American and British businesses as a punishment for their support to Israeli war on besieged Gaza strip. “As a rule, we don’t want boycotters to vandalize, hurt the feelings, or do things that will backfire,” ......



Last Modified:  10 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – An Egyptian court ordered on Saturday, August 9, the dissolution of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party, which secured the largest share of votes in five consecutive ballots after January 2011 revolution. The decision was issued on Saturday by Egypt's High Administrative Court which has also ordered the liquidation......



Last Modified:  10 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:  10 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – As world media focused on the deportations of Iraq Christians from Mosul, a group of Muslim volunteers from Islamic Relief have been working silently to provide essential humanitarian aid to vulnerable families forced from their homes by conflict in Iraq. “Families in the Ninewa districts of Al-Hamadanya and Ba’sheqa benefitted......



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 ......




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