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‘Islamophobia’ Fuelling Terrorism: UN Chief

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Riyadh: “Islamophobia” in parts of the world is fuelling terrorism, the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on a visit to Saudi Arabia recently. “One of the things that fuel terrorism is the expression in some parts of the world of Islamophobic feelings and Islamophobic policies and Islamophobic hate speeches,” Guterres said at a joint news […]

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Afghanistan will never forget India’s Cooperation

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Afghanistan will never forget the aid and cooperation delivered by the Indian people and government, Afghan National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar said recently. In his statement released on the occasion of the Republic Day in India, Atmar said “On this auspicious occasion and important day, let me convey my best wishes and happiest moments […]

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Saudi Social Media Users Break Silence on Violence Against Women

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jeddah: Saudi women have found a way to break their silence and expose stories of harassment, rape and physical abuse they face often on a daily basis. The hashtag #Break_Your_Silence_Speak_Up went viral among Saudi women who started sharing their bitter stories that often go untold. Along with sexual harassment, physical and verbal abuse takes place […]

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Saudi-led Coalition’s Attacks in Yemen ‘may amount to war crimes’: UN

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

UNITED NATIONS: A Saudi Arabia-led military coalition has carried out attacks in Yemen that “may amount to war crimes,” UN sanctions monitors reported. The annual report by the experts who monitor sanctions and the conflict in Yemen, investigated 10 coalition air strikes between March and October that killed at least 292 civilians, including some 100 […]

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Muslim Clowns Collect Money for Charity on Passenger Train in Malaysia

Muslim Clowns Collect Money for Charity on Passenger Train in Malaysia

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Passengers on a Light Rapid Transit train in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur recently witnessed a curious sight during their journey: Muslim clowns raising donations for cancer-stricken children. About 14 clowns from the Muslim Clown Malaysia group rode on the train, performing tricks for commuters and collecting money for the charity Cancer Associates and Kindred […]

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Indonesian Muslims Speak Out Against Hate-Filled Religious Sermons

Indonesian Muslims Speak Out Against Hate-Filled Religious Sermons

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Heickel Alkatiri, an assistant manager at a tobacco firm, said he was now reluctant to attend Friday prayers at the mosque near his house in Jakarta. He said he looked for soothing sermons about Islamic values, but what he got was nothing more than hate speech. Muhammad Hafiizh Riyadi has a similar problem. When he […]

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Riyadh to Host Mazayen  Al-Ibl Heritage Festival

Riyadh to Host Mazayen Al-Ibl Heritage Festival

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jeddah: Over 30,000 camels will participate in the Mazayen Al-Ibl heritage festival and camel beauty contest from March 19 – April 15 in Riyadh. The festival attracts over 2 million people worldwide. The event is held to respect the role of camels in Bedouin history and preserve the purebred Arabian camel strains. While the car […]

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Children Bear the Brunt of Yemen’s Ongoing War

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

UNICEF: One Child Dies Every 10 minutes in Yemen More than 400,000 children are at risk of starvation in Yemen, with nearly 2.2 million in need of urgent care, according to the UN children’s agency UNICEF. New figures indicate that hunger among children has reached an “all-time high”, with at least 462,000 suffering from severe […]

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Dubai Customs Launches Drug Smart Encyclopedia

Dubai Customs Launches Drug Smart Encyclopedia

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dubai: Dubai Customs has recently launched the Drug Smart Encyclopedia, the latest innovation by the Customs Training Center at Dubai Customs, in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Federal Police School in Sharjah. The encyclopedia is the first of its kind worldwide, and includes all types of drugs illustrated by information, images, […]

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“Killing in the Name of Religion Destroys Human Values:” IIFA

“Killing in the Name of Religion Destroys Human Values:” IIFA

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Abu Dhabi: The Secretary General of the International Islamic Fiqh Academy (IIFA) Prof. Dr. Abdul Salam Dawud Al-Abadi said that extremism and murder in the name of religion destroy human values and is a challenge for both Muslims and non-Muslims. In a statement on the sidelines of the Third Annual Forum for Promoting Peace in […]

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