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CAIRO – Though Americans were outraged by report that they are being spied on by the National Security Agency, a large number of them has voiced support for law enforcement profiling of Muslims, giving the religious minority the lowest favorable ratings among the groups covered, a new survey said. “A significant number of Americans (42%)......





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NOUAKCHOTT – The Islamic Republic of Mauritania has been thrown into a new controversy after a writer’s article, deemed as critical to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), stirred up uproar in the country on the western edge of the Sahara desert. He should repent, lest he should fall down in a world of sin, the family of Mohamed al-Sh......



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CAIRO – A group of Muslim scholars in India's northern state of Bihar have decided not to conduct marriage contracts for those who give or take dowary, pointing at the disturbing social ills related to it. “We have decided not to conduct nikah (marriage) for those who take and give dowry in the district,” Qazi Maulana Mansur Alam, the ......



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01 October 2013 Bosnia's first census since its 1990s inter-ethnic war, which could dramatically alter the balance of power bet ...



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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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01 October 2013 A dictionary on the topic of Islamophobia hads recently been published in France. It catalogues words, phrase ...



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01 October 2013 A preliminary contract has been signed for Islam to be recognized as an official religion in Lower Saxony after ...



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19 August 2013 Australian Muslim community leaders have voiced concerns about pressures they are facing from spy agencies, putt ...



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13 August 2013 Foreign Minister Bob Carr has announced a re-elected Rudd Labor Government would contribute $3 million to enable ...



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12 May 2012 Work on Australia's first Islamic Museum, to be built in Melbourne, will begin in August after a $1.5 million grant ...



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LILONGWE – For Malawi Muslim women, hijab came as a perfect answer to their woes from increasing sexual harassment targeting women in the southern African nation. “While women of other faith groups are going through the pain of sexual violence due to improper dressing, it’s been observed that there are low cases of sexual violence amon......



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CAIRO – The Queen New Year honors list has brought good news to British Muslims, including the name of the country’s first female officer. “I’m honored to receive this award for the work I do, Nikki Hubbard, a detective constable with the Metropolitan Police in Westminster, who was honored for her services to charity in the New Year......



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CAIRO – Indian Muslims have organized a special lecture to correct misconceptions about the most misunderstood Islamic concept; jihad. Everything is a jihad — pursuit of education, earning a living and fighting your egos,” historian S Irfan Habib said in a lecture organized by the Islamic Forum for the Promotion of Moderate Thought, T......



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LAGOS – A galaxy of Nigerian Muslim organizations have declared Sunday, January 5, a national day of prayers in Africa’s most populous nation, commemorating 100 years of unification and sending a message to the government to tackle their grievances. Muslims comprising all bodies will on January 5 come together to pray for the nation and......



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CAIRO – Vandals scrawled swastikas on the doors of the central Stockholm mosque, Swedish police announced on Thursday, January 2, opening a hate-crime investigation on the unprecedented attack. It is the first time it's been this way, it is usually normal graffiti but this is quite special, mosque representative Mahmoud Khalif told the A......



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SRINAGAR – Disturbing Kashmiris lives in many aspects, the most upsetting effect of the past twenty three years of turmoil in Kashmir was not only in disappeared people, poverty or insecurity after government’s negligence resulted in killing many dreams of Kashmiri young talents in their buds. “The youth of Kashmir has a very good tale......



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LONDON – A UK Student pressure group has come under fire after facing accusations of waging anti-Muslims’ witch-hunt and fueling bigotry and Islamophopia in Britain. “I don’t know what legitimacy they have to call themselves ‘Student Rights’,” Hilary Aked, a doctoral student at the University of Bath, told the Time Higher Educa......



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CAIRO – Launching a campaign to spread driving ethics, a senior Saudi scholar has issued a fatwa prohibiting using mobile phones while driving on the grounds that it endangers lives. “It is forbidden to drive and use your mobile because of the risks involved,” Sheikh Khalaf bin Mohammed Al Mutlaq, a member of the Fatwa Authority in eas......



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CAIRO – A move by Malaysian Islamic authorities in Selangor state to seize hundreds of Bibles from a Christian group and detain two of their officers over the use of the word “Allah” has reignited controversy about the use of the Arabic word by non-Muslims in the south Asian country. “It is a clear trespass against freedom of religio......



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CAIRO – The parents of Rashida, a three-year-old Muslim girl, could not imagine that the life of their little angle would end in a refugee camp away from their homes at such a young age. “My daughter was looking cheerful till Tuesday night,” the morning father, Mohammad Momin, told India Today on Thursday, January 2. “We had lit a......




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