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Last Modified:  31 Jan 2015 04:47  GMT


CAIRO – Though the Malaysian government announced that all Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370 victims had perished, lawyers said that the status of victims’ marriages have not been dissolved, pending a ruling from the Shari`ah court. “In my opinion even with the declaration made by the government about the status of MH370, this has n......





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Last Modified:  03 Jan 2015 04:47  GMT

STOCKHOLM – In an outpouring support for the Muslim community in Sweden, hundreds gathered in Uppsala city on Friday, January 2, to show solidarity with Muslims after a series of mosque attacks. “Each time there has been an attack, the same mosque has then received a kind of 'love bomb' where people have shown their support and sympathy,......



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CAIRO – While Twitter and Facebook claim that they keep reviewing reported content to maintain balance between freedom of expression and racism, a new investigation found that thousands of Islamophobic posts are being circulated on both sites without censorship. It is morally unacceptable that social media platforms like Facebook and Twit......



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CAIRO – As Muslims across the world are marking Prophet Muhammad's birthday on Saturday, January 3, Indian Muslims choose to hold sober celebrations to mark the religious occasion through prayers and charitable work. “We must celebrate his birthday — but use the day to pray and do charitable works,” Maulana Rizwan Khan, vicep-residen......



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LILONGWE – Malawi Muslims are converging to the country’s commercial city of Blantyre to celebrate the birth of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) slated for Sunday, with a rallying call to all Muslims to spread a peaceful message of coexistence. “Islam is a religion of peace and this is what the Prophet Muhammad (Peace be Upon H......



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LAGOS – Nigerian Muslim community particularly the Sufis is agog with excitement as the commemoration of the Prophet Muhammad's birth anniversary begins today, the 12th day of the third Islamic lunar month of Rabiul-Awwal. We have started the official recitation of the burdah since the first day of Rabiul-Awwal to usher in the Prophet’s......



Last Modified:  02 Jan 2015 04:47  GMT

GUJARAT– A video of a mock terror drill showing terrorists dressed up as Muslims has drawn the ire of Indian Muslims and officials, who condemned the provocative video for stigmatizing the religious minority. “It is profiling the Muslim community which is very bad. They should apologize, otherwise they should be taken to the court,” Ka......



Last Modified:  02 Jan 2015 04:47  GMT

BERLIN – Joining forces against the anti-Muslim trend in Germany, a galaxy of Muslim NGOs and ethnic-Turkish immigrants have called for mass protests against PEGIDA movement next week. We are calling on all citizens to join demonstration in Cologne on Jan. 5 and take a stance against racism, xenophobia, hatred against foreigners and hosti......



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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......



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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 (......



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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......



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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 ......



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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......



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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......




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