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Archive for December, 2015

Voices Against Terrorism

Voices Against Terrorism

| December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Shocked by the heinous attack in Paris by radical extremists, leaders and organizations from across the world send their messages of condolences and condemnations. American Muslim Institution Condemns Paris Terror Attacks By Mike Ghouse Washington, DC: It has been a difficult evening for the entire humanity to watch terrorists barge in places and shoot people […]

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This Little Boy Emptied His Piggy Bank To Help A Defaced Mosque

| December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Thank you, Jack! A string of Islamophobic incidents have been reported since the massacre in Paris last fortnight, but at least one little boy in Texas knows the attackers don’t represent the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims. By Lydia O’Connor When 7-year-old Jack Swanson of Pflugerville, Texas, found out that a local mosque had been splattered […]

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Held on False Charges – Lucknow Court Acquits Eight Accused

| December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jamiatul Ulema Hind has formed several panels of advocates in different cities to pursue the cases of the innocent youth held under false charges of terrorism by the police. Lucknow: Yet again, the national media blacked out the news about a Lucknow court acquitting eight Muslim youngsters, arrested under false charges of terrorism and were […]

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Rajasthan – Dropout Rate Alarming Among Muslims

Rajasthan – Dropout Rate Alarming Among Muslims

| December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Teachers have a negative mindset against the deprived sections and discourage children. Kids of Valmiki community have stopped going to school as they were asked to be manual scavengers. Children of scheduled caste/scheduled tribes and Muslim communities in Rajasthan are the worst affected in cases of school dropouts, a report of a joint survey by […]

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The Stark Problem of Family Violence – How Does Islam Resolve It?

| December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

From the Islamic perspective, family violence is nothing but a violation and open transgression of Islamic teachings. Islam has admonished Muslims about their obligations towards their families. By Ghulam Ghaus The phenomenon of family violence is very deep-rooted. Every day, we seem to be bombarded by stories and news in the media about family violence. […]

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Couple Feeds 4,000 Syrian Refugees  on  Wedding Day

Couple Feeds 4,000 Syrian Refugees on Wedding Day

| December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kilis has been a central crossing point for the flood of Syrians arriving in Turkey. A couple in Turkey swapped out lavish nuptials with their friends and family for the bread line with thousands of Syrian refugees. Fethullah Üzümcüoğlu and Esra Polat doled out food to 4,000 Syrian refugees for their wedding reception on the […]

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Repel Evil with What is Good!

| December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Susan Carland has donated $1,000 to UNICEF in response to the mean tweets she’s received. By Amanda Bell Australian academic Susan Carland has been on the receiving end of an endless barrage of voracious hate tweets for one solitary reason: She’s Muslim. Susan, a Social Sciences lecturer at Monasch University, recently wrote about her experience […]

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Saudi Inventors Win Seven Medals at  iENA-2015 Expo

Saudi Inventors Win Seven Medals at iENA-2015 Expo

| December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nuremberg: Saudi inventors have recently won two gold, three silver, and two bronze medals for their brilliant innovations at the International Trade Fair themed “Ideas, Inventions, New Products” (iENA) in Germany between October 30 and November 2, Arab News reported. The Saudi inventors represented various technical institutions in the Kingdom under the umbrella of the […]

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Morocco to Launch Energy-Saving Project for 15,000 Mosques

Morocco to Launch Energy-Saving Project for 15,000 Mosques

| December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rabat: Morocco will launch a project to significantly reduce electricity consumption in 15,000 mosques across the Kingdom. The project, which will be accomplished over the next five years, comes within the framework of a national strategy to reduce 40 percent of electricity consumption in all mosques, and the creation of the green spaces, based on […]

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Etihad Airways Awarded  for Humanitarian Efforts in Nepal

Etihad Airways Awarded for Humanitarian Efforts in Nepal

| December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Abu Dhabi: UAE’s Etihad Airways has recently received an award for its efforts following the Nepal earthquake disaster in April this year. The award was presented by Airlink, which is a nonprofit humanitarian organization that connects airlines with prequalified nonprofits. When a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck central Nepal on 25th April this year, Airlink contacted […]

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