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Saudi Arabia’s first female ambassador recently started her new mission as her country’s top diplomat in Washington DC. “Honored to present my credentials today,” Princess Rima Bint Bandar Al-Saud tweeted. “Looking forward to starting this chapter of my life in Washington DC,” she said. aboutislam.net)

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A Role Model for Many Odisha’s Sambalpur district administration has applauded and felicitated a 20-year-old tribal woman after she refused to marry her fiance at the mandap as he came for the wedding in an inebriated state. Mamata Bhoi is from Gobardhan Badmal village and wasn’t willing to change her decision after she found out […]

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On the day of his marriage, UK football club Arsenal Muslim player Mesut Özil has revealed a big plan for children in need. He will pay for 1,000 children to have life-changing surgery, asking friends and family attending his wedding to follow suit. He and his wife Amine hope to bear the expenses for surgeries […]

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Kerala man’s journey against odds A visit by Thalassery’s sub-collector to the orphanage in 1983 was what had inspired a young Nasar studying at an orphanage-run school to dream of becoming a collector. When he assumed office as the Kollam district collector on Monday, it was a dream come true for B Abdul Nasar who […]

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Shahed Saleh , a teenage Muslim Grade 12 female student, has won a $100,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship to study Mechatronic Engineering at the University of Waterloo. The scholarship program was established in 2012 by the Jewish Canadian businessman and philanthropist Seymour Schulich “to encourage the best and brightest students to be the next entrepreneurial-minded pioneers […]

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JokhaAlharthi, an author of Omani descent, has become the first Arabic-language writer to win the Man Booker International Prize with her book Celestial Bodies. The prize is an alternative to the Man Booker Prize for English-language novels and is open to books in any language that have been translated into English. Alharthi’s book beat five […]

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I became Muslim when I was 19 or 20 years old. I was in college and I attended a class on Islam and I just really found it fascinating. Before, I had been Episcopalian Christian, but I wasn’t very religious. I believed in God but I didn’t really identify Him as a Christian; it’s just […]

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Mohamed Salah is arguably one of the biggest Muslim sports stars in the world nowadays. The 26-year-old has become an inspiration to many youth worldwide. Salah was born in 1992 in Nagrig village in Egypt’s Nile Delta. His father, a salesman, was unable to afford higher education for his son, so Salah decided to pursue […]

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