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As Gaza Burns, France Feels the Heat

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CAIRO –Amid escalating tension in French streets, President Francois Hollande met with religious leaders on Monday, July 21, as a part of the government’s effort......





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Last Modified:  08 Nov 2013 04:47  GMT

29 May 2012 The Muslim Women Organisation (MWO) in Malawi has asked President Joyce Banda to ensure her government allows Musli ...



Last Modified:  08 Nov 2013 04:48  GMT

GAZA - After two-year examination of the body of deceased Palestinian President Yasser Arafat, Swiss forensic tests have revealed that he was poisoned to death in 2004 with radioactive polonium, raising questions about culprit and motives. “When they came with the results, I’m mourning Yasser again,” Suha Arafat, the Palestinian leader......



Last Modified:  07 Nov 2013 04:48  GMT

WASHINGTON - A heated debate about council prayers in Greece town in New York State has expanded after the US Supreme court decided to look onto the case which affects the principle of separation between church and state. If it was constitutional in the past, why would it be unconstitutional today, Progressive justice Elena Kagan said at t......



Last Modified:  07 Nov 2013 04:48  GMT

CAIRO- Portraying Muslims daily life through the lens of art, students in a leading American university have inaugurated a multimedia expo about Islam, which will be running through November. “Islam is a religion that can be interpreted in so many ways and through so many different passions,” Layla Quran, a junior student at the Universi......



Last Modified:  07 Nov 2013 04:48  GMT

ONTARIO – Muslim students at an Ontario university in Canada have held a ‘Pink Hijab Day’ event to raise money for breast cancer and educate public about the Muslim headscarf. “This is an opportunity for people who don’t understand what the hijab means to come out and ask questions,” Kathleen Connerton, Vice-President of Sisters ......



Last Modified:  07 Nov 2013 04:48  GMT

SINGAPORE – Singapore’s Workers’ Party (WP) has urged politicians to revisit the issue of hijab ban in public, urging dialogue on allowing the Muslim headscarf with uniformed professions. “WP believes that a workable consensus is best achieved through public dialogue within the Muslim community, among our communities, and with the go......



Last Modified:  07 Nov 2013 04:48  GMT

CAIRO - A few days ahead the ninth anniversary of the icon of the Palestinian cause, Swiss forensic tests have revealed that late Yasser Arafat was poisoned to death in 2004 with radioactive polonium, leaving many fingers pointed at Israel.   Here follows some the key episodes in the life of Arafat:   On 24 August, 1929, Yasser Ar......



Last Modified:  06 Nov 2013 04:47  GMT

ALEXANDRIA – Egypt’s first freely elected President Mohamed Morsi, who was ousted by the army last July 3, has spent his first night in Alexandria Borg Al-Arab jail, praying and reciting the Noble Qur’an. “He first watched television for some time and then immersed himself in prayers and Quran recitation until the dawn prayers,” a ......



Last Modified:  06 Nov 2013 04:47  GMT

CAIRO – Sharing cultural roots between Spain and Arabs, an increasing number of Latinos are reverting to Islam because of its support for a healthier lifestyle and closer family connections. “Islam does not make you lose your culture,” Chris Cruz, who was born and raised Roman Catholic but converted to Islam, told Tucson Sentinel. ......



Last Modified:  06 Nov 2013 04:47  GMT

CAIRO – Bringing its readers closer to the challenges facing Muslims in the US, a leading American comics company plans to introduce their first female Muslim superhero, reflecting challenges on how to deal with familial and religious edicts while fighting supervillains. “Any time you do something like this, it is a bit of a risk,” G. ......



Last Modified:  05 Nov 2013 04:48  GMT

CAIRO – Celebrating thirty years of helping the poor and vulnerable in Missouri, an Islamic center has distributed 30,000 packaged meals to children in need overseas to help end world hunger. Every 30 seconds a person dies because of hunger-related disease, Rashed Nizam, chairman of the Islamic Center of Central Missouri (ICCM) Shura Cou......



Last Modified:  05 Nov 2013 04:48  GMT

BEIJING – Punishing him for voicing Uighur Muslims concerns about Chinese policies in Xinjiang, a prominent Beijing-based Uighur economist has accused state security agents of threatening to kill him for speaking to foreign reporters. “I want to kill you,” Ilham Tohti said that an agent told him in a calm voice, after ramming his car f......



Last Modified:  05 Nov 2013 04:48  GMT

MOSCOW – Making Nazi-like salutes, thousands of Russian ultra-nationalists have marched in Moscow against Muslim migrants and soaring numbers of foreigners in the country, seeing them as a threat to the Russian identity. Why are there foreigners in our cities? This is our home, Nadezhda, a young woman on the march was quoted by Agence Fr......



Last Modified:  05 Nov 2013 04:48  GMT

CAIRO – A Knesset session to discuss a proposed bill to divide Al-Aqsa Mosque in Al-Quds (Occupied East Jerusalem) between Muslim and Jewish visitors has turned into a shouting match between Arab and Jewish lawmakers who exchanged insults and finger pointing. “There is no Temple Mount. There is only the Aqsa Mosque, I don’t see a Templ......



Last Modified:  05 Nov 2013 04:48  GMT

ISTANBUL – The first underground mosque has been constructed in Turkey’s Buyukcekmece district in Istanbul, the building that has won the first place in the World Architecture Fest competition for religious places. Mosques are places to contemplate and pray,” Mehmet Narin, the Mufti of Buyukcekmece, told the World Bulletin on Monday, ......



Last Modified:  05 Nov 2013 04:47  GMT

CAIRO – In a sharp contrast to the scene of Hosni Mubarak in court two years ago, a confident deposed president Mohamed Morsi showed up in the same court room on Monday, November 4, for the first time since the army interfered to oust him four months ago. This is not a legitimate trial, this trial is part of the coup; the coup itself is a......



Last Modified:  04 Nov 2013 04:48  GMT

CAIRO – Egypt's first freely elected former President Mohamed Morsi arrived early Monday, November 4, at a police academy in the capital to face trial on charges of inciting violence during his presidency, in what many see as part of a campaign to crush his Muslim Brotherhood and revive a police state. This is first and foremost a politic......



Last Modified:  04 Nov 2013 04:48  GMT

CAIRO – As the world Muslims prepare to welcome a new Hijri year, Nigerian Muslims have urged the government to declare the first day of Muharram a public holiday same as Gregorian year to guarantee equal rights to all its citizens. “Muharram 1, is our own January 1, we want both the Federal and state governments alike to declare it as......



Last Modified:  04 Nov 2013 04:48  GMT

CAIRO – Deposed President Mohamed Morsi appeared in court on Monday, November 4, after four-month detention in a secret location to face trial on charges of incitement of violence and murder of two protesters. In his first public appearance since his ouster in what many perceived as an army “coup” on July 3, Morsi told the judge that h......



Last Modified:  04 Nov 2013 04:48  GMT

CAIRO – In a sharp contrast to the scene of a dying Hosni Mubarak in court two years ago, a confident deposed President Mohamed Morsi showed up in the same court room on Monday, November 4, for the first time since the army interfered to oust him four months ago. This is not a legitimate trial, this trial is part of the coup; the coup its......




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