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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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“Roads of Arabia” Exhibition in Beijing

“Roads of Arabia” Exhibition in Beijing

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Beijing: The “Roads of Arabia” exhibition opened at the National Museum in the Chinese capital Beijing, last fortnight. The exhibition, which is showing for the first time in an Asian country, is sponsored by Saudi Aramco, which also sponsored previous fairs held in Europe and America. The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTNH) […]

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Books on Women Empowerment in High Demand at Jeddah Fair

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jeddah: With around 450 publishing houses from 21 countries and more than 1.5 million titles to choose from, books about women self-development and motivation were in high demand during the Second Jeddah International Book Fair. “My Self Suffice Me, My Way to Freedom” is a motivational learning book targeting Saudi and Arab women. It is […]

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Majority of Arab Youth Reject Radicalism

Majority of Arab Youth Reject Radicalism

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The new Arab Human Development report seeks to dispel misconceptions about young Arabs in the region. By Jad Chaaban Beirut: Arab youth are suffering from pervasive social exclusion, the highest unemployment levels in the world, and low female labour force participation, the Arab Human Development Report for 2016 has found. The annual report, entitled,” Youth […]

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Morocco Makes First Electric Pickup Truck

Morocco Makes First Electric Pickup Truck

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Marrakesh: The National Transportation and Logistic Company (SNTL) of Morocco revealed the world’s latest and newest innovation of the first electric pickup truck. The innovation, which is 100 percent electric, is also 100 percent” made in Morocco”, in terms of concept and assembly. The truck which took nine months to complete, was revealed at SNTL’s […]

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