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Muslims Must Counter Negative Image in US, Congressmen Say

| October 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

It is important to push back “against the narrative that Muslims represent terrorism and extremist ideologies,” said U.S. Representative Andre Carson, one of only two Muslims in the Congress. The Indiana Democrat said that Muslims need to present a positive image to American society. “A lot of terrorism activities are thwarted because Muslims are working […]

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Muslims Open Doors of Janesville’s First  Mosque

Muslims Open Doors of Janesville’s First Mosque

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Breaking barriers in the community, Muslims have opened the doors of the first mosque in Janesville, in southern Wisconsin, USA, introducing true Islam to visitors. “People are worried that Muslims are some type of a threat,” mosque’s caretaker, Salih Erschen, told Gazettextra. “If they don’t know about the faith and the practices, ideas and what […]

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Muslim Clerics in East Africa Pledge to Fight Extremism

Muslim Clerics in East Africa Pledge to Fight Extremism

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Kwale (Kenya): About 300 Muslim scholars and imams from eastern African countries said they would join their respective governments in combating terrorism. The Sufi scholars, from Kenya, Tanzania, Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, vowed to fight extremist teachings and terrorist activities after meeting for two days at a conference in Kenya’s […]

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Kenya Muslims Invite Christians to Friday Prayer

Kenya Muslims Invite Christians to Friday Prayer

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Nairobi: Setting an example of interfaith harmony, Kenya Muslim leaders hosted their Christian counterparts during Friday prayer on September 18, in Nairobi’s Jamia mosque for the first time in the country history. “No human is entitled to dehumanize another human being just because he or she follows a different religion,” Sheikh Abdullatif Essajee, a member […]

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Conflict and Fanaticism

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Q : We see that all over the Muslim world, two rival groups are always in conflict: One attracts highly educated people who believe in reason and logic, but care little for religion, while the other consists of largely uneducated people who hold fanatically to certain beliefs and try to impose them on others. How […]

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Shares in Property

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Q: My father died eight years ago leaving behind his wife, two sons, three daughters, one brother and two sisters. Both his parents died long time ago. His estate is mainly a house valued today at around 1.8 million rupees. How is his property to be shared out? If the two sons want to have […]

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Matrimonial October 2015 – Bride Wanted

| October 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

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Mass Marriage Proposed

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Bengaluru: The Sheriff Charitable Foundation will organize mass marriage of members from 30 poor and deserving families in and around Bengaluru in November. Exact dates and venue will be notified later. The Foundation will gift some essential items for the married couples to lead their lives and will also organize dinner. Girls and boys who […]

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Trains from Makkah–Madinah by 2016

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Jeddah: Buses will no longer be used for transporting pilgrims to and from Makkah and Madinah when the Haramain Highspeed Railway commences operation by December next year. A total of 35 trains will be used to transport two million pilgrims, in addition to millions of Umrah pilgrims. Work on the railway stations in Madinah and […]

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Dr Mahathir Tells Muslims to Embrace Differences

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Kuala Lumpur: Former Malaysian prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has urged Muslims to embrace differences of opinions. Dr Mahathir, known for his progressive views on Islam, noted that Muslims have the tendency to amplify their differences instead of their common goal, and said this was one of the main factors that divides the Muslim community […]

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