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Society, not Age, Causes Nigeria Marital Failure

Last Modified:  24 Apr 2014 03:47  GMT


LAGOS – Nigerian Muslim scholars have rejected suggestions that early marriage has any negative effects on the couples involved, insisting instead that breakdown in communal values and failure to adhere to divine rules account for much of the problems. “There's no problem with early marriage. As far as Islam is concerned, it does not sup......





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Last Modified:  16 Aug 2012 04:18  GMT

CAIRO - Decorating their cars with `Eid greetings, young American Muslims are launching a new initiative to teach the US public about the Muslim festival and show that Islam is part of the fabric of the United States.“On ` ...



Last Modified:  16 Aug 2012 04:18  GMT

KANO - Nigeria has scrapped a centuries-old festival featuring a traditional horse pageant in the days ahead of the advent of `Eid Al-Fitr, amid conflicting reports about the cause of the cancellation. Due to His Royal Hig ...



Last Modified:  16 Aug 2012 12:19  GMT

CAIRO - Preparing to bid farewell to the holy fasting month of Ramadan, Muslims all around the world are getting ready to welcome another spiritual event: `Eid Al-Fitr.The three-day festival is one of the two main religiou ...



Last Modified:  16 Aug 2012 12:18  GMT

KARACHI - Amanullah, 43, was running out of money to buy new clothes and shoes for his five children on `Eid Al-Fitr, which is a few days away. But thanks to a special `Eid bazaar”, he now can draw a smile on the faces of his ...



Last Modified:  16 Aug 2012 11:52  GMT

Stockholm: The west continues to entice the Muslims’ emotions as an anti-Islam rally was planned by a coalition of far-right and anti-Islam groups in the Swedish capital, Stockholm, against the launching of Islamic Shariah law in Europe and the United States of America. By Farhan Iqbal



Last Modified:  15 Aug 2012 08:18  GMT

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM - An Israeli decision to ease restrictions on visits to the holy city has prompted Palestinians to flock to Al-Aqsa Mosque, Islam's third holiest shrine, in Al-Quds (occupied East Jerusalem) to mark the fin ...



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NEW DELHI - A 200-year-old tradition of firing canons to get Muslims prepared to iftar and suhoor (pre-dawn meal) during the holy fasting month of Ramadan is still prevalent in the Indian city of Raisen.“This is something ...



Last Modified:  15 Aug 2012 04:18  GMT

CALIFORNIA - A US judge has thrown out a lawsuit accusing the FBI of violating civil liberties by sending informants into mosques to spy on Muslim worshippers to avoid divulging sensitive state secrets, to the outcry of right ...



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CAIRO - Amid reports of torture and mistreatment, a leading human rights group has called on the Ethiopian government to release Muslims detained during protests against interference in their religious affairs.“The Ethiopi ...



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CAIRO - In the first such agreement in Germany, authorities in the northern city of Hamburg have reached a deal with Muslim groups to recognize Islamic holidays and religion lessons at schools. Something that should be tak ...



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14 August 2012 Authorities in Hamburg have become the first in Germany to officially recognize Islamic holidays so Muslim emplo ...



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31July 2012 The Council on American-Islamic Relations, a national Muslim civil rights group that has frequently drawn fire from ...



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July 15, 2012 A new program to bring Muslims, Jews, and Christians together has achieved the first-ever enrollment of Jewish se ...



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31 July 2012 The OIC-founded Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU) has granted admission to Christian students from Nigeria to st ...



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31 July 2012 The National Association and Coalition of Christian Groups along with Individuals for Practical Equality and Prote ...



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30 July 2012 In spite of its small percentage of Muslims, South Africa has emerged as a leader in the halal food industry. Than ...



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BRUSSELS - Religion is seen as a main reason behind opposition to Turkey's admission into the European Union as many believe that the continent is trying to preserve its position as a Christian club that does not accept other ...



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OSLO - Norway has been plunged into a heated controversy about circumcision after an Oslo watchdog for children's right called for Muslims and Jews to replace the religious practice with a symbolic ritual.“Muslim and Jewis ...



Last Modified:  14 Aug 2012 04:18  GMT

MAKKAH - In a new blow to embattled President Bashar Al-Assad, a global Muslim body has supported the suspension of Syria's membership over a deadly crackdown on anti-regime protests, which claimed thousands of lives. The ...



Last Modified:  14 Aug 2012 04:18  GMT

CAIRO - Shying away from financial services that do not conform to their faith, British Muslims are now getting a new service to help them manage their finances in line with Islamic Shari`ah.“Many of the traditional UK fin ...




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