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Last Modified:  29 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT


CAIRO – In another Asian airplane crisis in 2014, an AirAsia Indonesia flight carrying 126 people and crew members went missing en route from Indonesia to Singapore on Sunday, December 28. “At the moment, we don’t know where the exact location is, except that this morning at 0617, we lost contact,” the acting director general of Air ......





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Last Modified:  17 Dec 2014 04:48  GMT

VIENNA – Criticizing the new amendments introduced to the Austrian Islamic law, Muslim leaders revealed they have collected 200,000 signatures against the bill that violates Muslims’ rights, accusing it of considering Muslims as second class citizens. “It is unacceptable that the government sent the bill to parliament without consultin......



Last Modified:  17 Dec 2014 04:48  GMT

LAHORE – As Pakistan Taliban claimed the responsibility for the bloody attack on Peshawar school yesterday, many questions are now posed on what drove the militant group into carrying out such inhumane and barbaric attack on innocent children, amid expectations for more attacks after being successfully divided by the Pakistani army. “The......



Last Modified:  17 Dec 2014 04:48  GMT

NAIROBI – In Kenya's latest security crackdown, hundreds of non-governmental organization (NGOs) have been closed under the pretext of fighting terrorism, a move seen as an attempt to silence critics. “The government is acting in anger which is very wrong,” Hussein Khalid, executive director of Haki Africa, a civil rights organization ......



Last Modified:  17 Dec 2014 04:48  GMT

LONDON – Fearing extended Chinese influence on the centuries-old religious position, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has announced he would rather be the last person the take spiritual post than see it pass to a “stupid” successor. “The Dalai Lama institution will cease one day. These man-made institutions will cease,” the ......



Last Modified:  17 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

KENNESAW – Following long debates, the Kennesaw City Council approved on Monday an Islamic center to open in a retail center in a suburban Atlanta city, Georgia, reversing an earlier decision to deny the request. “This is not life and death. We’ve been living in this neighborhood for 15 years. Have you ever seen us getting into trouble......



Last Modified:  17 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

DRESDEN – Reflecting a worrying increase in xenophobia, thousands of people marched through the eastern German city of Dresden in an anti-Islam demonstration on Tuesday, amid politicians’ warnings that Germans were falling prey to anti-immigration sentiments. “The people are with us!” Lutz Bachmann, movement called “Patriotic Europ......



Last Modified:  16 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

CAIRO – A New York Muslim schoolboy has become a success story for his peers, after making tens of millions of dollars by trading stocks during his lunch breaks at high school. “What makes the world go round?” Mohammed Islam, only 17, asked in the interview with New York Magazine. “Money. If money is not flowing, if businesses don......



Last Modified:  16 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

PESHAWAR – Tens of school children were killed in massive Taliban attack on an army-run school in Peshawar early on Tuesday, December 16, in what Taliban designated as a revenge for the killing of hundreds of innocent tribesmen during repeated army operations. “There has been an incident of firing at Army Public School in Peshawar. Troop......



Last Modified:  16 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

CAIRO – Hearing the news of the Sydney café siege, Australian Muslims rushed to line up to help authorities on Monday, offering to negotiation with the gunman to free innocent hostages. We wanted to help in any way we could, we also saw it as our duty to do that, a spokesman for the Grand Mufti of Australia, Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohammed, tol......



Last Modified:  16 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

PARIS – Infamous French writer Michel Houellebecq has sparked new outrage after announcing that his next novel is about future where a Muslim party wins the presidency, sparking criticism as provocative. Houellebecq has invented a new concept: the literature of the troll. But how do we obey the adage: 'Don't feed the troll'? tweeted Laur......



Last Modified:  16 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

DRESDEN – Thousands of people marched through the eastern German city of Dresden in an anti-Islam demonstration on Tuesday, amid politicians’ warnings that the Germans were falling prey to xenophobia. “The people are with us!” Lutz Bachmann, movement called “Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the Occident” or PEGIDA,......



Last Modified:  16 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

CAIRO – Aiming to protect worshippers form the scorching sun, hundreds of sunshades will be installed in the courtyards of Al-Masjid al-Haram in the holy city of Makkah, as part of the new extensions provided at Islam's holiest shrine. “We have decided to install more than 300 umbrellas in the courtyards around the Grand Mosque including......



Last Modified:  16 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

CAIRO – Expecting Muslims to face backlash after Sydney café long siege, a number of Australians have pledged their support to the Muslim community, turning to social media to spread a message of tolerance. The hashtag #IllRideWithYou trended globally as unconfirmed reports suggest that women in traditional Muslim dress had been intimidat......



Last Modified:  15 Dec 2014 04:51  GMT

CAIRO – Aiming to protect worshippers form the scorching sun, hundreds of sunshades will be installed in the courtyards of Al-Masjid al-Haram in the holy city of Makkah, as part of the new extensions provided at Islam's holiest shrine. “We have decided to install more than 300 umbrellas in the courtyards around the Grand Mosque including......



Last Modified:  15 Dec 2014 04:51  GMT

AL-QUDS – Palestinian officials are campaigning for a new UN Security Council’s vote on a resolution that sets 2016 as a deadline for ending the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories. “The Palestinian leadership took a decision to go to the Security Council next Wednesday to vote on their project to end the occupation,” s......



Last Modified:  15 Dec 2014 04:51  GMT

CAIRO – Overcoming controversies that surrounded its inauguration, Cape Town ‘Open Mosque’ has invited Christians to attend its interfaith Christmas lunch, offering them halal food and non-alcoholic beverages. “In an age of Boko Haram and Islamic State, it is an initiative in a bitterly fractured world where Islamic fundamentalists a......



Last Modified:  15 Dec 2014 04:51  GMT

CAIRO – Combating extremism online, British imams have launched a website to that aims at dissuading young Muslims form joining the so-called Islamic State (ISIL) fighters in Syria and Iraq. “From images of terrible violence and murder to preachers sowing the seeds of hatred, each and every example of this harmful content has the potenti......



Last Modified:  15 Dec 2014 04:51  GMT

STOCKHOLM – Joining other European countries, Sweden security services have announced plans to probe Muslim youth returning from Syria, amid reports they have joined military groups fighting in the Middle Eastern country, including the so-called Islamic State (ISIL). We have a growing problem that we must deal with reasonably, without cre......



Last Modified:  15 Dec 2014 04:51  GMT

SYDNEY –After seventeen hours of tensions, heavily armed police forces stormed a Sydney café to end a siege by a gunman identified as an Iranian refugee, who took dozens of people hostage. The operation to release hostages started after 2 am local time (1500 GMT on Monday) as people heard heavy gunfire and loud bangs rang out. Moments ear......



Last Modified:  15 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

CAIRO – Citing job cuts and influx of refugees, the far-right Sweden Democrats (SD) has intensified its anti-immigration campaigns, raising concern over the future of immigrants in the once-welcoming Scandinavian country. “The risk is that in a society where the Sweden Democrats have a greater and greater say and immigration is portrayed......




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