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London: A British Muslim woman has been crowned as 'Great British Bake Off' queen after beating her two male competitors, defusing the negative stereotypical discourse surrounding Muslim women. Nadiya Jamir Hussain, won the judges' praise with her...
Having a large GDP per capita means a country is an important economic player in the world. Here are the world’s 10 richest Muslim countries according to Yahoo Finance, released recently. Qatar: The Gulf state with a population of 1.7 million...
Saudi female doctors have launched an ambulance service with all female staff to serve women and grant them more privacy. A team of female doctors at a governmental hospital in Khobar, east Saudi Arabia, came up with the idea,...
Rabat: The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) has published a new French book titled: “Guide on the Development and Implementation of Literacy Programs for Sustainable Development,” written by Dr. Seydou Sissi, a former expert at ISESCO directorate...
The world’s heaviest book, “This is Mohammed”, is currently on display at a mall in Al Ain, the garden city near Abu Dhabi. The Guinness World Records has certified “This is Mohammed”, which weighs 1,000 kg, as the heaviest...
Riyadh: Three Russian astronauts who came to visit the Prince Salman Science Oasis (PSSO) told Saudi students that while taking a picture of some beautiful cities from outer space, the brightest and beautiful cities they saw were Makkah...

Congress Blooms Again

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The Congress has regained Muslim votes in four of the five municipal corporations. By A Staff Writer Mumbai: After emerging as the leading party in four of the five municipal corporations that went to polls recently, the Congress has made a resounding comeback as far as...

Free Download of Iqra e-books

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Chicago: The Iqra International Educational Foundation and Impelsys will run a free download programme for their books currently in the process of digitization from January 24 to February 7, 2013 in celebration of the month of Rabiul Awwal. Several...
Qatar: Qataris have for the first time voted two women for the Gulf Emirate's only directly elected body, the Central Municipal Council. Sheikha Jufairi and Fatma Al-Kuwari, both won seats in the elections to the 29-member Council, which...