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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:  26 Jun 2012 08:25  GMT

Washington: A plan to build an Islamic center in the basement of the former Medtronic headquarters off Old Hwy has been rejected by the members of St. Anthony City Council which disappointed the Muslims. By Farhan Iqbal



Last Modified:  26 Jun 2012 08:21  GMT

New York: A man of New York has been sentenced to eleven-and-a-half-year in imprisonment as he was found guilty of the charges for being involved in threatening on internet to the writers of the South Park television series and other writers as well who are critical of Islam. By Farhan Iqbal



Last Modified:  26 Jun 2012 04:23  GMT

WUHAN, China - Plans to force Badminton women players to wear skirts have been shelved by the game's world body following a fierce opposition that threatened to overshadow the Olympics. We have shelved the ban (on women we ...



Last Modified:  25 Jun 2012 08:18  GMT

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM - The election of Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi as Egypt's new president has sparked deep worries in Israel, amid Israeli worries of an “Islamic winter” in the Middle East. It's s**t for Israel, Am ...



Last Modified:  25 Jun 2012 04:18  GMT

MANIPUR, India - The portrayal of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessing be upon him) in primary school book is inviting a storm of anger from Indian Muslims, amid calls for banning the blasphemous book.“Islam prohibits pict ...



Last Modified:  25 Jun 2012 04:18  GMT

NAIROBI - Muslim organizations in Kenya have thrown their weight behind a proposed bill to fight terrorism in the eastern African country, stressing that terrorist acts run counter against the Islamic teachings.“We fully s ...



Last Modified:  25 Jun 2012 12:18  GMT

CAIRO - Egypt's first democratically-elected president Mohamed Morsi has vowed to be a president for all Egyptians and honor the country's international treaties as he inherited an office whose powers were curtailed by the ru ...



Last Modified:  25 Jun 2012 10:15  GMT

29 May 2012 A substantial collection of books that belonged to an Arab scholar who was a highly influential figure within Briti ...



Last Modified:  25 Jun 2012 10:14  GMT

03 April 2012 Google has just announced a massive expansion of its Art Project, adding collections from a number of museums aro ...



Last Modified:  25 Jun 2012 10:14  GMT

17 April 2012 The United Nations expressed alarm on Monday after reports saying that rebels had pillaged and looted the Ahmad B ...



Last Modified:  25 Jun 2012 10:14  GMT

10 April 2012 To address some of the pressing issues in the country, a coalition of Muslims organizations in Nigeria is organiz ...



Last Modified:  24 Jun 2012 08:18  GMT

CAIRO - Challenging tougher immigration rules, Muslim newcomers to Netherlands are thriving in the European country, managing to integrate and lead a successful professional and educational life.“If you go to the Universit ...



Last Modified:  24 Jun 2012 04:18  GMT

CAIRO - A fierce debate is raging in Malaysia over holding the country's general elections during hajj season, with the main Islamic party warning the move would deprive thousands of Muslim pilgrims from casting their ballot. ...



Last Modified:  24 Jun 2012 04:18  GMT

TORONTO - Two blind Canadian Muslim sisters have been recognized with Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medals for their efforts in advocating for disabled people.“It was indeed an honor to be in the company of renowned m ...



Last Modified:  24 Jun 2012 04:18  GMT

CAIRO - Muslim Brotherhood's candidate Mohamed Mursi was declared Egypt's new president on Sunday, July 17, replacing deposed leader Hosni Mubarak. The winner of the election for Egyptian president on June 16-17 is Mohamed ...



Last Modified:  24 Jun 2012 12:18  GMT

CAIRO - A British Muslim mother has been denied attendance at parents evening twice for wearing a face-veil (niqab), an incident that adds to restrictions on religious freedoms of Muslims.“My son has been at the college fo ...



Last Modified:  24 Jun 2012 12:18  GMT

CAIRO - After a long week's wait, Egyptians will find out their first free elected president on Sunday as Tahrir square protesters spar with the ruling generals over what it sees as a military power grab. Faruk Sultan, the ...



Last Modified:  23 Jun 2012 08:18  GMT

CAIRO - After a long week's wait, Egyptians will find out their first free elected president on Sunday as Tahrir square protesters spar with the ruling generals over what it sees as a military power grab. Faruk Sultan, the ...



Last Modified:  23 Jun 2012 04:18  GMT

ISLAMABAD - In a bid to end a new political crisis, Pakistani parliament elected on Friday, June 22, Raja Pervez Ashraf as the new prime minister after the incumbent was disqualified by the Supreme Court.“Raja Pervez Ashra ...



Last Modified:  23 Jun 2012 12:18  GMT

DOHA - Participating for the first time in the Olympic Games, Qatari teenage sprinter Noor al-Malki would be challenging experienced athletes and long fasting hours of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.“Everything is okay i ...




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