Recent News Headlines : Islam

MALAYSIA POLICE ARREST 7 TEENS LINKED TO DEADLY FIRE


Kuala Lumpur police chief Amar Singh says the seven arrested boys lit Thursday's fire because they had been mocked by students at the school... READ MORE

16th September, 2017 0

BRITISH POLICE ARREST MAN IN HUNT FOR LONDON BOMBERS


Armed police officers patrol along walk from Horse Guards Parade on to Whitehall in London, Britain, September 16, 2017... READ MORE

16th September, 2017 2306

HOME-MADE BOMB INJURES 29 ON PACKED LONDON COMMUTER TRAIN


But the next 17 weeks saw the four attacks in London and Manchester, while the authorities thwarted six others... READ MORE

16th September, 2017 2288

ALLEGED LONDON MOSQUE ATTACKER A HEAVY-DRINKING, UNEMPLOYED LOUT, NEIGHBOURS SAY


Since the London Bridge attack earlier this month, police said hate crimes against Muslims have increased fivefold... READ MORE

15th September, 2017 2

ISIS KILLS 18 POLICEMEN DURING ATTACK ON CONVOY


Medical and security sources say, the attackers managed to destroy three armoured vehicles and a signal-jamming vehicle near Arish, the capital of North Sinai province... READ MORE

14th September, 2017 4

TUNISIA LIFTS BAN ON MUSLIM WOMEN MARRYING NON-MUSLIMS


Inheritance inequality Tunisia is viewed as being ahead of most Arab countries on women's rights, but there is still discrimination, particularly in matters of inheritance... READ MORE

14th September, 2017 14612

FIRE AT MALAYSIAN BOARDING SCHOOL KILLS DOZENS MOSTLY STUDENTS


The fire on Thursday was reminiscent of a 1989 blaze in which 27 girls were killed at an Islamic school in Kedah State... READ MORE

14th September, 2017 1876

MALAYSIA WARNS ROHINGYA CRISIS COULD LEAD TO ISIL ATTACKS IN BURMA


Southeast Asia could pay the price of Islamic State supporters seeking to exploit the persecution of the Rohingya Muslim minority, Malaysia's defence minister has warned... READ MORE

12th September, 2017 151

TAJIKISTAN OFFICIALS ARE TEXTING WOMEN TO TELL THEM WHAT TO WEAR


Residents wait at a bus stop outside the green market in Dushanbe, Tajikistan's capital, in June 2015... READ MORE

9th September, 2017 993

FACTBOX: TRUMP ON TWITTER (SEPTEMBER 7) - SHEIKH SABAH, HURRICANE IRMA, DACA


REUTERS Jonathan Ernst The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, realDonaldTrump and POTUS... READ MORE

8th September, 2017 0

AFRICAN GOVERNMENTS' ACTIONS PUSH PEOPLE INTO EXTREMISM, STUDY FINDS


Many analysts and policymakers have blamed religious education for the spread of violent extremism... READ MORE

8th September, 2017 601

BRITAIN'S MUSLIMS FACE WORKFORCE DISCRIMINATION: REPORT


State commission says 'Islamophobia, discrimination and racism' preventing Muslims from succeeding in UK jobs market... READ MORE

7th September, 2017 4469

LIBYA'S SADDLE CRAFT KEPT ALIVE BY A FEW ARTISANS.


Meet Farag Mohamed one of the few artisans keeping the handcrafting of leather horse saddles laced with silver and copper embroidery alive in Libya... READ MORE

6th September, 2017 6

106-YEAR-OLD AFGHAN WOMAN FACES DEPORTATION FROM SWEDEN


Two years later, she and her 11 family members are living in the small village of Hova, in central Sweden... READ MORE

5th September, 2017 1

ANGER SPREADS ACROSS ASIA OVER MYANMAR'S VIOLENCE AGAINST ROHINGYA MUSLIMS


Hundreds of protesters in Indonesia rallied for the third straight day as Muslim nations across Asia voiced growing concern over Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya... READ MORE

4th September, 2017 555

106-YEAR-OLD AFGHAN WOMAN FACES DEPORTATION FROM SWEDEN


Their journey made headlines in 2015, when they were part of a huge influx of people who came to Europe from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and other countries... READ MORE

4th September, 2017 27

'THE WHOLE THING WAS KIND OF SURREAL'


The problem, said Hindy He's never heard of the mosque and has never even been to Texas... READ MORE

4th September, 2017 3528

DONALD TRUMP'S POLICIES WORRY MUSLIMS AT HAJJ


Pilgrims say people are irritated, angry, and worried about US president's policies targeting Muslims... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 5246

IN INDONESIA 3 MUSLIM GIRLS FIGHT FOR THEIR RIGHT TO PLAY HEAVY METAL


In Indonesia, 3 Muslim Girls Fight for Their Right to Play Heavy Metal... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 28208

ANALYSIS | TURKEY'S COMPLICATED RELATIONSHIP WITH THE MIDDLE EAST, EXPLAINED BY ONE WORD


As a former imperial and Muslim power, Erdogan reasons, Turkey has natural soft power over Muslim countries in the region... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 1870

MOSQUES ACROSS HOUSTON HAVE OPENED THEIR DFEELRS TO FLOOD VICTIMS, KEEPING THEM WARM, SAFE AND FED


Mosque members on Thursday night delivered meals to an estimated 500 people at the city's two emergency shelters... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 20516

COMMENTARY US IS NOT A HUMAN RIGHTS PARADISE NOR THE WORLDS MORAL LEADER


But the U.S. should also realize that America is not a human rights paradise, nor the world's moral leader... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 28

IRANIAN PILGRIMS RETURN TO THE HAJJ AS IRAN-SAUDI RIVALRY EASES


Muslim worshippers are silhouetted against the sunrise during the hajj pilgrimage on Mount Arafat near Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Aug. 31, 2017... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 548

ERDOGAN ACCUSES MYANMAR OF 'GENOCIDE' AGAINST ROHINGYA


The Rohingya are reviled in Myanmar, where the community of roughly one million people are accused of being illegal immigrants from Bangladesh... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 18607

'TRAGEDIES BRING US TOGETHER': RENUKA SHAHANE'S POST ABOUT UNITY DURING MUMBAI RAINS IS AN EYE-OPENER


Since I had wished everyone a very happy Ramzan Eid in July this year I wonder why Hitesh would advise me to wish people on Eid... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 1338

MUSLIMS AROUND THE WORLD CELEBRATE EID AS PILGRIMS MARK FINAL HAJJ RITE


The final days of hajj coincide with the Eid al-Adha holiday, or Feast of Sacrifice, to commemorate Ibrahim's test of faith... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 162

MILLIONS OF MUSLIMS CELEBRATE EID AL-ADHA 2017


As two million Muslims wrap up the Hajj pilgrimage, many remember those suffering in conflicts around the world... READ MORE

1st September, 2017 9666

MUSLIMS AROUND WORLD CELEBRATE EID AS HAJJ ENTERS FINAL DAYS


The final days of hajj coincide with the Eid al-Adha holiday, or Feast of Sacrifice, to commemorate Ibrahim's test of faith... READ MORE

1st September, 2017 0

CHARLIE HEBDO COVER SUGGESTS HURRICANE HARVEY VICTIMS ARE NEO-NAZIS


The French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo relishes controversy, often seeming to invite offense with its provocative cover art... READ MORE

31st August, 2017 7230

WE NEED TO BE PAYING OUR IMAMS A FAIR WAGE


We Need To Be Paying Our Imams A Fair Wage... READ MORE

28th August, 2017 137

Trending News Headlines : Islam

AN ANTI-IMMIGRANT GROUP MISTOOK EMPTY BUS SEATS FOR WOMEN WEARING BURQAS


It also played into a continent-wide debate about Islamic dress across Europe... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 110986

EXPLAINED: WHY MUSLIM WOMEN WEAR A BURKA, NIQAB OR HIJAB


Explainer Why do Muslim women wear a burka, niqab or hijab?... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 36575

PAULINE HANSON ENTERS THE SENATE WEARING A BURQA


Senator Hanson will move a motion in parliament later on Thursday calling on the federal government to ban the burqa... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 25367

POPE FRANCIS ALLIES ACCUSE TRUMP WHITE HOUSE OF 'APOCALYPTIC GEOPOLITICS'


Article vetted by the Vatican offers scathing critique of Steve Bannon, who is Catholic, the Trump White House and 'evangelical fundamentalism' in the US... READ MORE

14th July, 2017 25275

BARCELONA HOLDS PEACE RALLY AFTER DEADLY ATTACKS


The attacks hit Barcelona at the height of its tourism season... READ MORE

27th August, 2017 16492

FREED FROM ISIS YAZIDI WOMEN RETURN IN SEVERE SHOCK


As the Islamic State began losing its grip on the city, Souhayla's captor cut her hair short, like a boy's... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 15475

INDIAN COURT RULES AGAINST INSTANT DIVORCE


Activists say most Islamic countries, including Pakistan and Bangladesh, have banned triple talaq, but the custom has been thriving in India... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 13636

CANADA TOWN VOTES AGAINST HAVING A MUSLIM CEMETERY


The cemetery was proposed by the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre, which was the site of a shooting that killed six people and injured 19 in January... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 12675

PAULINE HANSON WEARS BURKA IN AUSTRALIAN SENATE


In an emotional speech, Mr Brandis said Ms Hanson's actions risked alienating approximately 500,000 Australians who adhered to the Islamic faith... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 10419

CHARLIE HEBDO DRAWS IRE WITH BARCELONA ATTACK CARTOON


Critics of Charlie Hebdo saw its cover as tarring an entire religion, practised by around 1.5 billion people worldwide, by implying it was inherently violent... READ MORE

23rd August, 2017 7382

0.7 PERCENT OF TERROR VICTIMS IN WESTERN EUROPE


In contrast, attacks killed 19,121 people in north Africa and the Middle East... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 7373

GUNMEN ATTACK SHIA IMAM ZAMAN MOSQUE IN KABUL


The Charlottesville fallout and what to make of Trump's views on white supremacy... READ MORE

25th August, 2017 6468

DEADLY SHOOTING INCIDENT AT ISRAELI EMBASSY IN JORDAN


On Friday, thousands of Jordanians took to the streets of Amman after the weekly prayer to denounce the Israeli measures at the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound... READ MORE

23rd July, 2017 5786

CAIR: HATE CRIMES AGAINST MUSLIMS SPIKE AFTER TRUMP WIN


CAIR said the most prevalent trigger of anti-Muslim bias incidents in 2017 remains the victim's ethnicity or national origin, accounting for 32 percent of the total... READ MORE

18th July, 2017 5385

'EUROPE IS LOST': BARCELONA'S CHIEF RABBI URGES JEWS TO MOVE TO ISRAEL


At least 14 people were killed and over 100 injured in two separate terrorist attacks in Barcelona and the nearby coastal town of Cambrils... READ MORE

20th August, 2017 4767

AN AUSTRALIAN SENATOR WORE A BURQA IN PARLIAMENT -- THEN CALLED FOR A BAN ON MUSLIM IMMIGRANTS


The woman was Sen. Pauline Hanson, one of Australia's most acerbic politicians, and she was about to make yet another long speech about Islam... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 3889

MORE GIRLS AT RISK OF GENITAL MUTILATION IN GERMANY


In 2016, some 280,000 migrants arrived in Germany, many fleeing war and conflict in the Middle East and Africa... READ MORE

18th July, 2017 3575

BRITAIN FIRST SUPPORTER CALLS FOR MERKEL TO BE SHOT FOR REFUGEE POLICY


Marian Lukasik, a far-right activist, said the German chancellor should be shot to pieces after allowing Syrian and Iraqi people to enter Germany... READ MORE

6th July, 2017 3026

A FACEBOOK GROUP THOUGHT THESE EMPTY BUS SEATS WERE WOMEN IN BURQAS


An anti-immigration Norwegian Facebook group has been mocked after members appeared not to know the difference between empty bus seats and burqa-clad women... READ MORE

3rd August, 2017 2985

THE BERLIN MOSQUE BREAKING ISLAMIC TABOOS


For Ms Ates it is about a revolution in Islam... READ MORE

7th August, 2017 2697

HIZB UT-TAHRIR INDONESIA BANNED 'TO PROTECT UNITY'


Indonesia has banned the Hizb ut-Tahrir group under a controversial presidential decree that gives officials the authority to disband organisations deemed to threaten national unity... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 2552

GERMAN GIRL ARRESTED IN MOSUL IS MISSING LINDA WENZEL, SAY AUTHORITIES


Wenzel's parents had been searching for their daughter since she disappeared from her home in the village of Pulsnitz, near Dresden, in July last year... READ MORE

23rd July, 2017 2415

SAUDI POLICE RELEASE MINISKIRT VIDEO WOMAN WITHOUT CHARGE


Najd is one of the most conservative regions in Saudi Arabia... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 2214

ARIZONA SENATOR DEFENDS MUSLIM OPPONENT FROM ONLINE ATTACKS


Ms Abboud, a native of Little Rock, Arkansas, is running for Mr Flake's seat in the August 2018 Democrat primary... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 2168

ISIS IS LOSING GROUND BUT NOT ITS CAPACITY FOR TERROR


But they may not be the most dangerous threat facing the European authorities as long as Islamic State ideology continues to motivate attackers... READ MORE

10th July, 2017 1858

INDONESIA SIGNS DECREE TO BAN 'EXTREMIST' GROUPS


Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has issued a decree allowing authorities to disband organisations deemed threatening to national unity, the country's top security minister said... READ MORE

12th July, 2017 1646

INDIA SUPREME COURT MOVES TO BLOCK 'INSTANT' DIVORCE FOR MUSLIMS


Triple talaq gave Muslim women in India almost no say in matters of divorce... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 1451

BASTILLE DAY ATTACK: VICTIM'S DAUGHTER SAYS MUSLIMS FEAR VIOLENCE, TOO


After the Nice attack, Charrihi's family was called a band of terrorists and felt similar alienation and discrimination other young Muslims faced in France, she said... READ MORE

13th July, 2017 1334

SAUDI SECURITY FORCES FLATTEN OLD QUARTER OF AWAMIYA


Among them was a three-year-old boy, who died on Wednesday after having been shot in his family's car by an armoured vehicle in Awamiya in June... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 1239

CLASHES ERUPT AFTER JERUSALEM SHRINE REOPENS FOR MUSLIM PRAYERS


Clashes erupted Thursday between Israeli police and Palestinian worshipers at a contested Jerusalem shrine shortly after the site reopened following an 11-day Muslim prayer boycott... READ MORE

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