Khaleej Times: The holy month of Ramadan will begin on Thursday, May 17, it was announced today. The announcement was made after the Saudi moon-sighting committee met on Tuesday evening and were not able to sight the Ramadan crescent, Al Arabiya reported. Click here to read more (external link).
1TV: “As a member of the Islamic world, the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan considers transfer of the US Embassy from Israel to Jerusalem, Palestine a source of concern for the Afghan people and the Islamic world,” Afghanistan’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Click here to read more (external link). Related Palestine marks Nakba Day after
Press TV April 24, 2018 Zionists are behind the notorious multi-billion-dollar Islamophobia industry, according to Dr. Kevin Barrett, a founding member of the Muslim-Jewish-Christian Alliance. Dr. Barrett made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Tuesday while commenting on a report which has revealed that US President Donald Trump’s new national security adviser, John
Reuters: Afghanistan’s central bank has granted a license to the Islamic Bank of Afghanistan (IBA), the first lender in the country to apply the interest-free principles of Islamic finance in all its operations… The IBA was previously known as Bakhtar Bank and operated under a conventional banking license since it was acquired by Azizi Bank in
Press TV March 17, 2018 The rhetoric adopted by US President Donald Trump against minorities, especially Muslims, has encouraged violence against followers of that religion, says a human rights activist and researcher in Washington. “Speaking with violence, acting with violence against minorities is okay” in America, because Trump has made it acceptable,” said Ilhan Cagri,
Al Jazeera: Police in the US city of Boston unjustly spied on thousands of social media posts and specifically targeted Muslims and African Americans for surveillance, a new report by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has alleged. The civil rights organisation said the BPD [Boston Police Department] unfairly focused its surveillance on African Americans and Muslims
The Huffington Post: “White women and men are allowed to apologise and get their career back on track. Minorities on the other hand, one red card and you’re out.” Click here to read more (external link).
VOA News: The first four months of a U.S. refugee program wholly determined by the Trump administration have led to a dramatic decline in Muslim refugees coming to the United States, and a significant shift in where refugees are coming from, according to a VOA review of official data. Click here to read more (external link).
Press TV January 14, 2018 The new US ambassador to the Netherlands, Pete Hoekstra, has admitted making anti-Muslim comments in 2015, claiming that Muslims had created so-called “no-go” zones in the country and were burning politicians. In an interview on Friday with the Dutch newspaper Telegraaf, Hoekstra, a former Republican congressman for Michigan, apologized for the
Newsweek: When people think about Christmas, the first thing that comes to mind probably isn’t the Quran, the central religious text of Islam. Many people assume that the world’s major monotheistic religions differ greatly. But Islam and Christianity share some very basic ideas about who Jesus was and how he lived. The name Jesus is mentioned