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Saudi Arabia Accused of Human Rights Abuses in Yemen

Saudi Arabia Accused of Human Rights Abuses in Yemen

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

A UN report on human rights abuses related to foreign intervention in Yemen, details the extensive civilian casualties inflicted by the Saudi-led coalition’s air attacks. The United Nations panel examined 10 air attacks in 2017 that killed 157 people, and found that the targets included a migrant boat, a night market, five residential buildings, a […]

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World Science Forum 2017 in Jordan

World Science Forum 2017 in Jordan

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Members adopted a unanimous declaration in which they pledged to make sustained efforts to preserve and promote the potential of science. By Sameen Ahmed Khan The Eighth World Science Forum (WSF), the world’s largest biennial science event on global science policy, was held at Dead Sea, Jordan, during 7-11 November 2017 (http://worldscienceforum.org/). As Dead Sea […]

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Conference Highlights Muslim Contribution to Science

Conference Highlights Muslim Contribution to Science

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The College of Arts and Sciences of the University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates organized a three-day event, “Third International Conference on Arabs’ and Muslims’ History of Sciences”, recently, under the theme, “The Arabic & Islamic Scientific Heritage: Innovation, Acculturation, and Coexistence.” The conference was held under the patronage of Shaykh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohamed […]

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Private Museums Open in Madinah

Private Museums Open in Madinah

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Madinah: Since the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) began issuing licenses to private museums, several have opened in Madinah. In Dar Al-Madinah Museum, visitors and researchers can learn about the life of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), Islamic civilization and Madinah’s urban culture. It is “the first and largest specialized museum […]

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Two Scientists Get Iran’s Mustafa Prize

Two Scientists Get Iran’s Mustafa Prize

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The science and technology award, which is being handed out for the second time this year, is given to Muslim researchers and scientists, as well as non-Muslim scientists residing in Muslim countries. Iran has awarded the 2017 Mustafa Prize to two computer science experts, Turkey’s Sami Erol Gelenbe and Iran’s Mohammad Amin Shokrollahi. The Mustafa […]

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Rare Qur’an Editions in Madinah Exhibition

Rare Qur’an Editions in Madinah Exhibition

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Madinah: The Qur’an exhibition held in Madinah, in cooperation with Samaya Holding, aims to introduce the content of the Qur’an accurately, according to a system of techniques which follows a museum exhibition style. The exhibition involves the participation of the King Fahd Complex for the Printing of the Holy Qur’an, the General Presidency for the […]

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Religious Leaders Call UAE an Example of Tolerance

Religious Leaders Call UAE an Example of Tolerance

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Abu Dhabi: Top global religious leaders urged countries around the world to look at the UAE as an example of a nation that seeks religious and cultural tolerance, while helping combat racism and hatred. During the fourth Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies, themed Global Peace and Islamophobia,’ held in Abu Dhabi recently, hundreds […]

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Saudi Women to Work in Justice Ministry

Saudi Women to Work in Justice Ministry

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

In a new development in Saudi Arabia, women will be able to work for the Ministry of Justice. Saudi women who hold post-graduate degrees in Sharia, law, sociology and administration specialisations will be hired as social researchers, religious researchers, legal researcher and administrative assistants, Waleed Bin Mohammad Al Samaan, the justice minister, said. Responsibilities to […]

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Russian-Muslim Billionaire Funds Digitizing of Jewish Manuscripts

Russian-Muslim Billionaire Funds Digitizing of Jewish Manuscripts

| December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Russian-Muslim billionaire is funding an Israeli project that will digitize Jewish manuscripts that were seized by the Soviet Union a century ago and are held in the Russian State Library. The Russian State Library and National Library of Israel recently announced their  joint effort to digitize more than 2,000 manuscripts that are part of so-called […]

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Conference on Protecting Cultural Heritage

Conference on Protecting Cultural Heritage

| December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Istanbul: The two-day Conference on Protecting Cultural Heritage of Muslim World was held under the sponsorship of the Istanbul-based OIC Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA) and the Rabat-based Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO). “Cultural heritage is one of the most important human values,” said Turkish Education Minister, Ismet Yilmaz […]

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