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Morocco to Give 600 Mosques a Green Makeover

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Six hundred “green mosques” are to be created in Morocco by March 2019 in a national consciousness-raising initiative that aims to speed the country’s journey to clean energy. If all goes to plan, the green revamp will see LED lighting, solar thermal water heaters and photovoltaic systems installed in 100 mosques by the end of […]

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International Media Award by OIC

International Media Award by OIC

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jeddah: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) plans to launch an International Media Award to reward the distinguished media outlets and media professionals in the area of promoting intercultural dialogue and tolerance. The OIC Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) adopted, during its last meeting held in the Uzbek capital of Tashkent, a resolution recommending the […]

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World Halal Congress

World Halal Congress

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Opatija, Croatia: Opatija Town in Croatia will host the first major international halal congress in the country, (World Halal Day), which will bring together the world’s leading halal institutions, manufacturers, service providers, customers and vendors, academic and research community, embassies, government institutions, representatives of other local and international institutions. The aim of the congress, to […]

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IRCICA to Restore 370,000 Manuscripts in Mali

IRCICA to Restore 370,000 Manuscripts in Mali

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bamako: The Istanbul-based Research Center for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA) has signed a collaboration agreement with the government of Mali in efforts to protect the Islamic cultural heritage in the West African nation, Daily Sabah reported. “We will collaborate with the government of Mali to restore 370,000 manuscripts that were in possession of […]

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Halal Tourism Awards 2016

Halal Tourism Awards 2016

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jakarta: Twelve Indonesian entities are competing for the World Halal Tourism Awards (WHTA) 2016, which will be held as part of the International Travel Week Abu Dhabi 2017, theJakarta Post reported. The head of Indonesia’s halal tourism acceleration and development team, Riyanto Sofyan, has announced the entities that will represent the country. The voting period […]

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First Internet Addiction Rehab Clinic Opens in Algeria

First Internet Addiction Rehab Clinic Opens in Algeria

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Health experts at the new clinic agree that internet overuse has emerged as a national issue. Constantine, Algeria: “When talking about addiction, people usually think about tobacco, drugs or alcohol dependency,” says Dr Hakima Boualem, head of the medical staff of the addiction treatment centre of Bachir Mentouri clinic in Constantine. “But, for some, the […]

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Fatwa on Environment

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jakarta: The Indonesian Ulema Council issued a fatwa against intentionally starting forest fires in a bid to cheaply clear land for palm oil and pulpwood plantations. It said it was against Islamic law for Muslims to start fire on purpose in forests or on plantation land. It may be noted that fires started by farmers […]

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London Muslim Women Answer Questions about Their Faith

London Muslim Women Answer Questions about Their Faith

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

London: Members of London’s Muslim community joined together outside Victoria Park recently for the first “Meet a Muslim event”. “I decided to hold this event to help educate the community, reaching out to the community by spreading awareness to stop Islamophobia,” said organizer Tamara Elsayed, aged 28. Sparked by the recent incidents of Islamophobia in […]

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Conference on Economics and Finance

Conference on Economics and Finance

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kuala Lumpur: The 11th International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance (ICIEF) will be held on October 11-13 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to discuss the role of Islamic economics and finance in the contemporary global development agenda. The conference is organized jointly by the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank […]

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Istanbul to Host 2017 Muslim Women Summit

Istanbul to Host 2017 Muslim Women Summit

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Istanbul: Istanbul will host the 2017 Muslim Women Summit, the president of the Turkish Asian Center for Strategic Studies (TASAM) stated, while attending this year’s gathering in Kuala Lumpur. Suleyman Sensoy said that a declaration on the 2017 summit and the organization’s secretariat moving to Istanbul would be made later during the “Muslim Women: Soft […]

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