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Islamabad: For the first time in the history of Pakistan, transgenders will be part of a team of boy scouts being sent to Saudi Arabia to serve as volunteers during 2018 Haj pilgrimage. “Efforts for sending transgender youth to Saudi Arabia to serve as Khuddamul Hujjaj (volunteers during the annual Haj) are underway,” IPC Sindh […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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