The Muslim World

Amal Yahya Al Moualami’s appointment as general manager of international cooperation and organizations at the Saudi Human Rights Commission (SHRC) is said to be a major step towards empowering Saudi women. She was one of six women being appointed to the SHRC, representing 25 percent of its membership. They are the first women to participate […]

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Jeddah: The Muslim World League (MWL) and the Indonesian Mosque Council (DMI) have joined hands to build the largest-ever museum dedicated to Islamic history and civilization.The huge center, to be established in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, is expected to attract 4 million visitors a year on completion, Arab News reported. MWL Secretary-General Dr. Mohammed bin […]

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Mosque, Church and Synagogue in One Location A Historic Project Embracing its diversity, the United Arab Emirates recently announced The Abrahamic Family House project. The House, will bring a mosque, a church, and a synagogue together. It is a physical manifestation of the Document on Human Fraternity, which was signed by Pope Francis and Dr […]

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UNICEF and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) recently launched an innovative fund that will open new opportunities for Muslim philanthropy to reach the millions of children currently in need of humanitarian support and help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Global Muslim Philanthropy Fund for Children (GMPFC) is the first fund focused on Muslim […]

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New York: The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU) and the Muslim World League (MWL) recently announced an historic partnership for an innovative Season of Twinning program that will bring together rabbis and imams and their synagogues and mosques. For a decade, the FFEU’s Season of Twinning has brought together thousands of Muslims and Jews in […]

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The majority of Kabul’s cinemas cater largely to audiences of young men. For some young Afghan men, the cinema is a rare occasion for public expressions of joy: audience members cheer on the films’ heroes and sometimes dance along. For most women, however, fears of harassment in a male-dominated space have made cinemas feel unwelcoming. […]

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Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla on September 9, welcomed some inter-religious figures from Myanmar at his office in Jakarta, and held a discussion on tolerance, harmony, and situation of interfaith people in both countries. The event was held through cooperation between the government and the Indonesia Inter-Religious Council (IRC) initiated by Din Syamsuddin, a national […]

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Dar Al-Madinah Museum offers visitors the opportunity to view historical pieces associated with the Prophet’s life. It features artefacts that capture the history, heritage, social life and culture of Madinah.The museum’s executive director, Hassan Taher, said that it aims to promote the noble values of Prophet Muhammad, encourage a sense of belonging and capture the […]

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