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OIC tells Myanmar to Protect Rights of Rohingyas

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dhaka: Myanmar must protect the rights of its Rohingya Muslim minority, chief of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) said, urging the government to work with neighbouring Muslim-majority countries to tackle a refugee crisis. About 75,000 people have fled to Bangladesh after a military crackdown. Aung San SuuKyi’s fledgling administration has denied most of the […]

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Integration of Muslims in Germany Moving Ahead

Integration of Muslims in Germany Moving Ahead

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Berlin: The integration of Germany’s more than 4 million Muslims is moving ahead, especially when it comes to employment and language skills, according to a study released recently. The Bertelsmann Foundation said in its Religion Monitor 2017 study that about 60 percent of Muslims who moved to Germany before 2010 now hold a full-time job, […]

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“Halt Saudi War on Yemen”: ICRC President Peter Maurer

“Halt Saudi War on Yemen”: ICRC President Peter Maurer

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has called on Western and regional countries to use their influence towards ending the Saudi war on Yemen.”Definitely we would hope that Western countries understand the deep crisis, the risk of this enormous crisis for international stability, for the stability of the region,” said ICRC President Peter […]

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UN Appeals to Countries to Halt Weapons Flow to Terrorist Groups

UN Appeals to Countries to Halt Weapons Flow to Terrorist Groups

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

New York: The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution urging all countries to eliminate the supply of weapons to Daesh and other terrorists, including by taking legal action against suppliers and marking arms to improve their traceability. The resolution, sponsored by Egypt, strongly condemns the continuing flow of weapons, military equipment, drones and […]

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UN Refugee Agency: Record 65.6 Million People Displaced Worldwide

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

A record 65.6 million people are either refugees, asylum seekers or internally displaced across the globe, the UN refugee agency said. The estimated figure for the end of 2016 is an increase of 300,000 on 2015, according to its annual report. It is a smaller increase than 2014-15, when the figure rose by five million. […]

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Children’s Multidimensional Poverty

Children’s Multidimensional Poverty

| July 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Two of the every five children in the world are multi-dimensionally poor. Children represent the hope of any community or nation. Well-nurtured children would grow into confident adults who will contribute to the nation’s development in full measure. Several measures have been initiated to ensure that children’s development does not suffer due to economic deprivation. […]

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Saudi Arabia & Iran have Radicalised & Divided  the Muslim World Says Muhammad Sanusi II, Emir of Kano

Saudi Arabia & Iran have Radicalised & Divided the Muslim World Says Muhammad Sanusi II, Emir of Kano

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Muhammad Sanusi II, Emir of Kano, in Nigeria, an influential Muslim leader, says Saudi Arabia and Iran have “radicalised and divided” the Muslim world. Sanusi said the world needs to address the root causes of extremism. He added that Islamic leadership could come from less conservative countries like Malaysia and Morocco, adding, “Morocco has made […]

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Muslim World League – Peace Prevails through the Love of Good for Humanity

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cairo: The Secretary-General of the Muslim World League, Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa has said that peace has a prominent place in Islam, and that it can be attained through behavior that helps bring it about, including by doing good for humanity—“only through the love of goodness for humanity’, transcending all selfishness. He made this […]

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Amanda Saab – Talking Islam Over Dinner

Amanda Saab – Talking Islam Over Dinner

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

In 2015, Amanda Saab lit up screens all over the world on Master Chef. She was the first hijab-wearing American Muslim contestant on a major reality TV show. Hate tweets and painfully racist Facebook messages started to outweigh the positive messages she was receiving. It was an incredibly painful time for Amanda and her husband […]

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Combat Poverty, Ignorance to Fight Terror: Turkey President

Combat Poverty, Ignorance to Fight Terror: Turkey President

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Terrorism cannot be stopped by power alone. It can only be stopped by fighting poverty, inequality and ignorance,” said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, at the Jamia Millia Islamia, where he was conferred an honorary doctorate on the second day of his second visit to India. He had earlier come to India as Prime Minister […]

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