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Basketball Legend: Islam Is Religion of Peace

Last Modified:  26 Jan 2015 04:47  GMT


WASHINGTON – A Muslim basketball legend has defended his comments after Chralie Hebdo attacks earlier this month, asserting that Islam is a religion of peace which extremists use as a mask to cover their crimes. Islam is a religion of peace, Islam does not tolerate wanton murder,” basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar told NBC “Meet T......





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Last Modified:  02 Jan 2015 04:47  GMT

CAIRO – The world's largest bloc of Islamic countries said on Thursday it was gravely disturbed by news of the revival of anti-Muslim attacks in the Central African Republic (CAR) led by Christian anti-Balaka militias. Although there was a short lull in the attacks against Muslims in the capital Bangui, sadly the Muslim Peuhl herdsmen tri......



Last Modified:  02 Jan 2015 04:47  GMT

RIYADH – Secretary General of the world's largest bloc of Islamic countries announced his first official visit to Al-Quds (Occupied Jerusalem) next Sunday, the move that followed the largest escalation of tensions in the holy city over the past years. The announcement, made at the Arabic website of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (......



Last Modified:  02 Jan 2015 04:47  GMT

STOCKHOLM – In the worst series of attacks targeting the peaceful Sweden Muslim minority, a third mosque arson was reported on Thursday in Sweden's fourth largest city Uppsala, as police launched a manhunt for perpetrators. Someone threw a firebomb, a Molotov cocktail at the building, Torsten Hemlin a spokesman for Uppsala police told Sw......



Last Modified:  02 Jan 2015 04:47  GMT

ALIGARH – Invigorated after the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) formed the national government in May, India Hindutva groups are stepping up their anti-Muslim activities, putting the construction of Ram Temple at the site of Babri mosque at the top of their agenda. “The actions by the (Hindu) groups in this case are not on......



Last Modified:  01 Jan 2015 04:47  GMT

ALIGARH – Invigorated after the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) formed the national government in May, India Hindutva groups are stepping up their anti-Muslim activities, putting the construction of Ram Temple at the site of Babri mosque at the top of their agenda. “The actions by the (Hindu) groups in this case are not on......



Last Modified:  01 Jan 2015 04:47  GMT

LAGOS – A leading Nigerian Muslim group has urged Muslims to support military operations against Boko Haram insurgents in the restive northeast, asking them to take up arms to defend themselves against militant attacks. Muslims are strongly urged to defend themselves in an appropriate manner against any attack by insurgents and all other ......



Last Modified:  01 Jan 2015 04:47  GMT

CAIRO – The anti-Terror financing laws have been costing UK charities and NGOs millions of pounds in crisis-hit countries after closing their accounts in a bid to control the flow of funds to “terrorists”, a report by the Independent said. “Certain users of the banking system deemed to be ‘high risk’ have found it ever harder to ......



Last Modified:  31 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

KUALA LUMPUR – An Islamic event planned in the New Year’s Eve to seek Allah’s mercy and forgiveness in the floods-stricken Malaysia has been criticized for wasting money that should go to flood victims. “Allah has long been wrathful, because we have been calculative with him. We forget him. We color our lives with vices,” Mohammad ......



Last Modified:  31 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

ACEH – The mayor of Indonesia’s Aceh province has issued a new directive banning New Year celebrations as contradicting with the Islamic teachings, a decision supported immediately by local authorities. [It[ is not a religious event, but just a profane and worldly event where people only enjoy the transfer of a new day with hurrahs,” ......



Last Modified:  31 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

CAIRO – Addressing the nation on the eve of the New Year, German chancellor Angela Merkel urged people to help refugees fleeing conflicts, telling them to turn their backs to the “racist”, “full of hatred” anti-Muslim grass-roots movement. It goes without saying that we help them and take in people who seek refuge with us, the ch......



Last Modified:  31 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

GENEVA – The Palestinian resolution for ending Israeli occupation by 2017 and establishing a Palestinian state was rejected by the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday, December 30. “The Security Council has once again failed to uphold its charter duties to address this crisis and to meaningfully contribute to a lasting soluti......



Last Modified:  31 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

SURABAYA, Indonesia – In a grim shock to Indonesians, wreckage of the missing AirAsia passenger plan was discovered on Tuesday, after dozens of bodies were spotted at sea, in a heartbreaking blow to the victims’ families. To the relatives, I feel your loss, and all of us pray that all of the families are given the strength and fortitude......



Last Modified:  30 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

LILONGWE – After years of neglect, the Malawian Muslim community has strengthened its resolve to champion education for children with disabilities in the southern African nation, with one of the highest illiteracy levels on the continent. “In most of the rural communities in Malawi, some families don’t value education for children with......



Last Modified:  30 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

DHAKA – Another top Bangladeshi Islamic leader, A.T.M. Azharul Islam, was sentenced to death on Tuesday, December 30, for rape, mass murder and genocide, charges vehemently denied by supporters who threatened a nationwide strike. No doubt, it was mass murder, presiding judge Enayetur Rahimjudge Rahim told a packed court, Agence France Pr......



Last Modified:  30 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

CHICAGO – Hosting widely sought-after international speakers over the past weekend, the 13th MAS-ICNA Convention concluded another successful season which united thousands of American Muslims under one roof. The annual convention of the Muslim American Society (MAS) and the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) was held from December 25-2......



Last Modified:  30 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

CAIRO – Elegant and fashionable herself, Sofie, the Countess of Wessex, has spoken out in support of Muslim women who express their fashion sense while wearing Islamic veil and traditional clothes, including niqab or burqa. “It's very evident that Muslim women can be fashionable while also retaining their modesty... And it's a great way ......



Last Modified:  30 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

DUBAI – Following Egypt and Morocco, the United Arab Emirates has banned the screening of the biblical epic “Exodus: Gods and Kings”, citing religious and historical mistakes. “The film shows Moses not as a prophet, but as just a preacher of peace,” Juma Obaid al-Leem, the director of media content tracking at the National Media Co......



Last Modified:  30 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

LONDON – Amid soaring Islamophobic attacks across Europe, the number of hate crimes targeting Muslim women in the UK has risen by up to 10% over the past two years, according to a national project measuring anti-Muslim incidents. “Over the last two years our data has shown that women suffer more incidents of hate and they also suffer mor......



Last Modified:  30 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

BERLIN – The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has become a target of severe criticism from a former cabinet minister over her policies that have strengthened euroskeptics and a new anti-immigration grass-roots movement. “If you had asked me a couple of years ago, I would have said we will clear them out by taking away their issues,” Han......



Last Modified:  29 Dec 2014 04:47  GMT

STOCKHOLM – A mosque in southern Sweden city of Eslöv was torched early on Monday, December 29, in the second suspected arson attack on a Muslim center in four days. “We ... are working under the assumption it is arson, police officer Marie Keismar told the TT news agency, Reuters reported. The fire erupted early on Monday when emer......




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