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Groups Can Appeal Terror List: UAE

Last Modified:  21 Nov 2014 04:48  GMT


DUBAI – Facing fierce criticism over its terror list, United Arab Emirates officials have declared that groups labeled terrorist can appeal in courts to remove their names from the much-criticized list. The law included clauses giving organizations the availability to appeal through evidence and via the courts to have their names eliminat......





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Last Modified:  27 Oct 2014 04:48  GMT

CAIRO – A new survey has found that US Muslims are becoming more engaged with politics, with about two-thirds of the religious minority planning to vote in the coming November elections and half of them are Democratic Party supporters against Republicans. “We’ve seen a general trend of Muslims slowly shifting toward the Democratic Part......



Last Modified:  27 Oct 2014 04:48  GMT

CAIRO – Hundreds of Israeli leftists have announced their support to Spain's parliament plans to hold a vote on recognizing Palestine as a state, adding more pressure on the Israeli occupation. “Israel should recognize the state of Palestine … based on the June 4 1967 borders,” a group of a left-wing Israelis wrote in an online petit......



Last Modified:  27 Oct 2014 04:47  GMT

CAIRO – Another Australian Muslim woman has suffered a broken arm after being assaulted in a Melbourne street earlier this month, amid increasing physical attacks targeting the religious minority. “A man approached my mum and said, ‘You Muslims, go back to where you came from’,” Abrar Ahmed, the daughter of the woman, told Northern......



Last Modified:  26 Oct 2014 04:47  GMT

CAIRO – A Berlin elementary school has been renamed after a Muslim man who saved a Jewish family during the Nazi’s rule and Second World War (WII), hosting them in his house for years during the Holocaust. “They may not have been educated on the heritage of Goethe and Schiller, but they attached the greatest importance to human life, i......



Last Modified:  26 Oct 2014 04:47  GMT

CAIRO – In a shocking decision to Marine Le Pen's party, a French far-right councilor has reverted to Islam, sending a video message to officials of the anti-immigration party to praise the Muslims’ holy book, the Qur’an, and asking them to join him. Both are demonized and very far from the image portrayed in the media, Maxence Butte......



Last Modified:  26 Oct 2014 04:47  GMT

CAIRO – Muslim scholars have warned Malaysians against observing Halloween celebrations this year, claiming that these events are planned by non-Muslims to shake the faith of Muslims and turn them godless. “We notice that such events are held to test moral limits or religion, and they are usually done by groups which are not religion-bas......



Last Modified:  26 Oct 2014 04:47  GMT

TUNIS – Millions of Tunisians lined to cast ballots on Sunday, October 26, in a vote that will bring the first democratically-elected parliament in the north Affrication nation amid hopes for peaceful transition to democracy. I always felt bad when I saw other countries freely voting and we couldn't, Wahid Zamely, 57, first in line to v......



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SRINAGAR – Losing their dear ones, houses and properties in the latest floods, Muslims in India administered Kashmir district are praying that the new Hijri year would bring them peace and relief. “I am of firm belief to overcome the situation Kashmir has been facing during all these years of turmoil and the recent floods,” Fayaz Ahmad......



Last Modified:  25 Oct 2014 03:48  GMT

CAIRO – A Palestinian-American teenager was killed by Israeli soldiers in a West Bank Village on Friday, October 24, in the second fatal shooting of a Palestinian teenager within a week. “I don't call that a clash -– little kids throwing rocks or pebbles against live ammunition,” the teenager's uncle, Hakeem Khalek, told The Tim......



Last Modified:  25 Oct 2014 03:48  GMT

LAGOS – Nigerian Muslims have welcomed the New Hijri year with rallies, prayers and expectations that authorities will ensure justice and fairness for every segment of the society. “Muslims are implored to be patient in the face of deliberate provocations from people who think that Islam should have no right in Nigeria,” Femi Abass, me......



Last Modified:  25 Oct 2014 03:48  GMT

COLD LAKE – When news spread that a mosque in Cold Lake had been vandalized overnight, residents of the north-eastern Alberta city showed up to express their disappointment and to scrub off the hate messages and repair the house of worship. “I just came to help these guys get it off the building and bring them supplies, a ladder, graffit......



Last Modified:  25 Oct 2014 03:48  GMT

RAKHINE – Facing mass arrests coupled with state-sponsored torture, thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled Burma on flimsy wooden boats, heading to neighboring countries, escaping a catalogue of human rights violations. In one week we have seen 8,000 Rohingya leaving northern Rakhine state -- the amount of people who left the region per ......



Last Modified:  24 Oct 2014 03:48  GMT

SELANGOR – The controversy of touching and patting dogs in Malaysia has been further exacerbated after photos of dogs wearing “turbans” and “cloaks” went viral on social media, sparking anger among scholars who asked for taking these photos down. “The Ulama whose valuable advice, words of wisdoms and guidelines of the Islamic law......



Last Modified:  24 Oct 2014 03:48  GMT

CAIRO – The first Muslim police Captain has been appointed in Massachusetts's largest city of Boston, setting a role model for the devoted American Muslims on how to fight violence with education. “I can be a voice to denounce violence, and let people know that the 1.6 billion Muslims [in the world] are just like them,” Haseeb Hosein, ......



Last Modified:  24 Oct 2014 03:48  GMT

NEW DELHI – Welcoming a new Hijri year, India Muslims have been dreaming of a better world where peace prevails across Muslim countries and terror tag falsely attached to their faith fades away. “We believe that we are passing through a phase, where the whole community is being viewed as terrorist,” Faraz Khan, a journalist in Bhopal c......



Last Modified:  24 Oct 2014 03:48  GMT

CAIRO – Seeing new anti-terror laws as further alienating Muslim youth, Brisbane’s newest mosque president has lamented that young Muslims no longer feel part of Australia, highlighting efforts by mosque leaders to integrate younger generations. “From my experiences of the past two or three years, I have come to the conclusion that in ......



Last Modified:  23 Oct 2014 03:48  GMT

LONDON – New proposals made by British Prime Minister David Cameron giving extra powers to the country’s charities regulatory body has raised Muslim concerns, seeing them as allowing more powers to harass Muslim-run charities. “The reality is that the Charity Commission will have more teeth to harass innocent and law-abiding Muslim-run......



Last Modified:  23 Oct 2014 03:48  GMT

TORONTO – Muslim leaders are joining Canadians across the country in expressing their shock and condemnation of Wednesday’s attack on the Parliament buildings and National War Memorial in Ottawa which killed an honor guard and injured two people. “This is a very sad and disturbing situation for all Canadians,” the Muslim Against Terr......



Last Modified:  23 Oct 2014 03:48  GMT

TUNIS – The leader of Tunisia's moderate Islamist party Ennahda, Rached Ghannouchi, has praised his country’s peaceful transition to democracy as the only way to defeat extremist groups, as the North African country warmed up to next Sunday elections. The success of the Tunisian experience is in the international interest, especially in......



Last Modified:  23 Oct 2014 03:48  GMT

LILONGWE – As HIV and AIDS pandemic continues to wreck havoc in Malawi, Muslim traditional leaders in the southern African nation have ganged up to “eradicate” some cultural practices which are said to be fueling the spread of the pandemic in the highly impoverished country. “There are some cultural beliefs and customs which we have ......




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