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King of Jordan Opens “SESAME” Research Center

King of Jordan Opens “SESAME” Research Center

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Balqa: Jordan’s King Abdullah opened the International Center for Synchrotron-Light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME), the first research center of its kind in the region. The center, which is located in Allan region in the Balqa Governorate, will contribute to developing scientific research in the fields of medicine, pharmacy, physics, […]

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New Centre to take Academic Approach against Terrorist Ideology

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kuala Lumpur: A Saudi-backed anti-terrorism centre to be set up in Malaysia will conduct research into, and counter the ideology spread by extremist groups, including the self-styled ‘Islamic State’, Malaysian officials have said. At the end of a visit to Malaysia by Saudi Arabia’s king recently, the two predominantly Muslim countries announced a joint agreement […]

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Brigadier General Nagwa El-Haggar is one of the three female Muslim police officers who died in the attacks.

Brigadier General Nagwa El-Haggar is one of the three female Muslim police officers who died in the attacks.

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Muslim police officer who died in the line of duty during a terrorist attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt is being hailed as a hero.  At least 44 people died, and more than 100 were injured, during bombings that targeted a Coptic cathedral and another Coptic church on an important holy day for the Christian calendar, […]

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Muslim Egyptians Donate Blood to Church Blast Victims

Muslim Egyptians Donate Blood to Church Blast Victims

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Egyptian men and women rushed to mosques in Tanta to donate blood for people injured in a deadly blast recently which struck the Coptic Christian Church, for which the Daesh terrorist group was responsible. Mohammed Ahmad Hassan, a Tanta resident, said loudspeakers were used to call on people in the city to head to mosques […]

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Athens Set for First Mosque since Ottoman Times

Athens Set for First Mosque since Ottoman Times

| April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Athens: Athens’s half a million Muslims are set to get their first official mosque in more than a century. The Greek capital has not had a formal mosque since it drove out occupying Ottomans in 1833, and Deputy Foreign Minister Ioannis Amanantidis told parliament last year that it was the only European capital “to be […]

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Baghdad City of Peace Carnival

| April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

An annual event shows what the Iraqi people want most of all: peace. Young people in Baghdad organise a major street carnival to set positive images against the daily news of violence and war. The event has also given rise to regular participation in civil society. By Eva-Maria Verfurth and Qayssar Alwardii Iraq is a […]

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Indonesian Government to Enlist Clerics in Fight against Child Marriage

Indonesian Government to Enlist Clerics in Fight against Child Marriage

| April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Muslim clerics in Central Java and West Nusa Tenggara have agreed to promote the campaign against child marriage. Indonesia’s government has decided to seek the help of religious leaders to end child marriage. For years, some religious leaders have perpetuated the practice of child marriage as they tend to have a narrow view of sexuality […]

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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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