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Imams Shortage Troubles American Muslims

Last Modified:  17 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT


CAIRO – As the number of US Muslims increases, the need of more imams has been growing more pressing with Muslim parents pushing their kids towards other careers that do not include religious studies. Like other American clergy-members, imams are expected to be “marriage counselor, youth director, scholar and fundraiser,” Edgar Hopida,......





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Last Modified:  06 Aug 2014 03:48  GMT

XINJIANG – Muslims wearing beards, Islamic clothing, hijab or niqab will be denied access to public buses in Xinjiang city of Karamay after the Chinese authorities issued a decree banning them from taking local buses. “Those who do not co-operate with inspection teams will be handled by police,” the Karamay Daily reported, Agence Franc......



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MOSCOW – Feeling the heat of the Russian restrictions on Islamic faith, Crimean Muslims have been asked to destroy Islamic books and material that is included on the Russian black list, including copies of the Noble Qur’an and a biography of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). “The Religious Administration of Muslims of Crimea inform......



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GAZA CITY – Scenes of mass destruction, coupled with smell of decomposing bodies, welcome about half-million of Palestinians as they left UN shelters and ventured ......



Last Modified:  06 Aug 2014 03:48  GMT

ONTARIO – As destruction and death roamed around the besieged strip of Gaza, the Canadian province of Ontario has vowed to do what it can to help children seriously wounded in the Israeli war on the besieged conflict t......



Last Modified:  05 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – A new game application allowing users to bomb Gaza strip has been facing growing criticism, which ended up in taking the game down from Google Play. “This is a violation of human rights,” Iqra Iqbal wrote at the game review section online, adding that it was an “abomination”, The Independent reported. “My beloved broth......



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CAIRO – In a blow to Muslim integration in the German society, a Muslim father has been asked to abandon his title as shooting champion in a western Germany town f......



Last Modified:  05 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

KOLKATA – Stem cell therapy was performed thousands of years ago, by an Indian Hindu sage called Rishi Vyas. The first aeroplane in the world was 'Pushpak Viman', a flying chariot used by Hindu God Rama. Prehistoric Indians had invented television for their use. These are not excerpts from any fiction book but some ‘pearls of wisdo......



Last Modified:  05 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – The British government has been investigating reports about the death of a British Muslim aid worker in Gaza’s border city of Rafah as he was delivering aid to a UN school or a hospital in the bombed strip.



Last Modified:  05 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

LONDON – Sayeeda Warsi, a senior Muslim minister in Britain’s Foreign Office resigned on Tuesday, August 5, as criticism mounted against Prime Minister David Cameron’s government for taking a “morally indefensible” approach to ongoing Israeli war on Gaza in which more than 1800 civilians were killed. Our approach and language duri......



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PARIS – Showing unity among France's Muslims and Jews after the recent clashes, hundreds of Muslims and Jews participated in a peace rally on Sunday, August 3, in the centre of Paris to dispel schism created by war on Gaza. “I don’t like the idea that this conflict is between Jews and Muslims. We’re talking about a political conflict......



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CAIRO – A group of Indonesia Muslim scholars and groups have voiced condemnations for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as ISIS, with some urging the government to take firmer action against the possible spread of the movement in Indonesia. “As a Muslim, I have to call on Indonesian Muslims to not let themselves......



Last Modified:  04 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

AL-QUDS – Israeli police stormed Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Monday, August 4, in Al-Quds (Occupied Jerusalem), firing stun grenades and rubber-coated bullets against Palestinian worshippers inside the holy site. “Dozens of Israeli policemen stormed Al-Aqsa compound through Al-Magharbeh Gate and attacked worshippers at Al-Qebali Mosque in......



Last Modified:  04 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

GAZA CITY – For the seventh time, Israel attacked a UN school sheltering Gaza refugees on Sunday, August 3, leaving at least 10 killed and 30 injured a few days after shelling another UN school in which dozens of civilians were killed. “We can confirm, tragically again, multiple deaths, multiple injuries,” United Nations Relief and Wor......



Last Modified:  03 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – A ban on using loudspeakers during Muslims’ adhan, or call to prayers, has been raising controversies among Mumbai Muslim leaders amid arguments that mosques are using illegal loudspeakers. Adhann is mandatory to prayer, not the use of loudspeakers,” senior community leader Dr M A Patankar who, like many others, feel disturbed......



Last Modified:  03 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – A growing number of British Muslim girls have been joining boxing, seeing the ‘violent’ sport as increasing their confidence and inspiring young girls. An Asian girl or woman boxing is a huge thing, especially when you are Pakistani and a Muslim. It's seen as not very ladylike,” Ambreen Sadiq, who became a national junior bo......



Last Modified:  03 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

SREBRENICA – Bosnians have rejoiced the reopening of a decades-old mosque that was destroyed by Serbs 19 years ago during Srebrenica massacre that left thousands of Muslims killed, according to Anadolu Agency. The reopening of Dalye Hosta mosque comes almost after two decades of Srebrenica massacre in which more than 8,000 Bosniaks, who we......



Last Modified:  03 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – Brining together dozens of worldwide halal cuisine food for the second year, California's halal and `Eid food Festival will be held next week in Newark with the attendance of thousands of Muslims from across the US. “You don't want to miss the Largest Halal Food & Eid Festival in California with over 50 different Halal Food,” H......



Last Modified:  02 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

MUMBAI – Angered by the daily deaths in Palestine’s Gaza strip at the hands of Israel forces, hundreds of hotels and restaurants owned by Indian Muslims are protesting against the Israeli offensive in their own way by boycotting many soft drinks manufactured in the USA. “We’re here in India and could only do so much. And what better ......



Last Modified:  02 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

CAIRO – British Muslims are organizing a four-day conference to celebrate `Eid Al-Fitr which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, offering Muslims an opportunity for an expected 4,500 attendees to discuss the issues pertinent to them in contemporary Britain. British Muslims are a broad range of people, they're not just inte......



Last Modified:  02 Aug 2014 03:47  GMT

TOKYO – Japan’s efforts to offer Muslim-friendly services in its airports, hotels and restaurants are expected to pay off soon with the number of one million Muslims expected to visit the far-east country by 2020. The main drivers are the lifting of visa requirements for ASEAN countries and the increasing awareness of the halal travel m......




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