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The Largest Tablecloth to be spread in Imam Reza’s Holy Shrine

The Largest Tablecloth to be spread in Imam Reza’s Holy Shrine

Assistant of Sacred Premises and Pilgrims Affairs of Astan Quds Razavi said, “The largest tablecloth of the world as large as three kilometers will be spread in the Razavi Holy Shrine in the Iftar ceremony under the Razavi Ikram (generosity) plan.” Assistant of Sacred Premises and Pilgrims Affairs of Astan Quds Razavi said, “The largest tablecloth of the world as large as three...

Iran president urges Muslim leaders to work to counter extremism

Iran president urges Muslim leaders to work to counter extremism

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has urged leaders of the Muslim countries to take the lead in creating a world free of violence and extremism. Hawzah News Agency-Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has urged leaders of the Muslim countries to take the lead in creating a world free of violence and extremism. “In this critical juncture in Islamic history… a harsh and fake image of Islam...

Scotland police add hijab to uniform to attract Muslim women recruits

Scotland police add hijab to uniform to attract Muslim women recruits

Police Scotland is set to introduce a hijab as part of its uniform to encourage more Muslim women into the force and address the under-representation of officers from ethnic minority backgrounds. Police Scotland is set to introduce a hijab as part of its uniform to encourage more Muslim women into the force and address the under-representation of officers from ethnic minority...

Ramadan celebration open to all of Niagara

Ramadan celebration open to all of Niagara

The month of Ramadan is the time when Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. It is also a time of generosity as people are invited to donate to charity. Masjid An-Noor is inviting all members of the St. Catharines community to get a taste of Ramadan by fasting this month. The month of Ramadan is the time when Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. It is also a time of generosity as people are...

UN removes Saudi-led coalition in Yemen from black list of child killers under diplomatic pressure

UN removes Saudi-led coalition in Yemen from black list of child killers under diplomatic pressure

The United Nations on Monday bowed to a demand by Saudi Arabia that its coalition fighting in Yemen be removed from a blacklist of nations and armed groups responsible for killing children. The United Nations on Monday bowed to a demand by Saudi Arabia that its coalition fighting in Yemen be removed from a blacklist of nations and armed groups responsible for killing children. Although a...

The 12th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) will be held at Jakarta

The 12th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) will be held at Jakarta

Key issues that will be discussed at the 12th WIEF include sukuk for infrastructure financing, integration of Halal sectors and Islamic Finance, expansion of the global Halal food industry, development of the global modest fashion industry, improving funding access for MSMEs, integrating MSMEs into the digitized trade and more. The 12th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) will be an ideal...

Bahrain: UN Expert Condemns the Sentencing of Opposition Leader Sheikh Ali Salman

Bahrain: UN Expert Condemns the Sentencing of Opposition Leader Sheikh Ali Salman

The UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression, David Kaye, condemned the sentencing to nine years imprisonment on charges of inciting violence of Sheikh Ali al-Salman, the leader of the Wefaq opposition party in Bahrain. The expert’s call comes after a Bahraini court of appeal more than doubled his prison term, up from an earlier four years. The UN Special Rapporteur on...

Rockford-area Muslim families prepare for Ramadan

Rockford-area Muslim families prepare for Ramadan

Muslims fast for many reasons, including becoming more self-disciplined and spiritually stronger. Through fasting, one of the five pillars of Islam, they also build fellowship with other Muslims. Aisha Shaikh's earliest Ramadan memory is one of thankfulness. She remembers her first fast, around the age of 10. It lasted just a few hours, but she recalls the joy she felt when she broke the...

SSP Attempt Karachi Operation’s sabotaged Rampage in Karachi, Injuring Shiites:

SSP Attempt Karachi Operation’s sabotaged

Militants of Sipah Sahaba Pakistan along with certain members of the commune attacked Imambargah Asna Ashri on Tuesday night in Karachi's Landhi 36 B Area. Militants of Sipah Sahaba Pakistan along with certain members of the commune attacked Imambargah Asna Ashri on Tuesday night in Karachi's Landhi 36 B Area. According to reports received, members of proscribed outfit opened indiscriminate...

Sheikh Ali Al-Yacoubi Thanked Iraqi Christians

Sheikh Ali Al-Yacoubi Thanked Iraqi Christians

Speaking at the prayer for peace in Iraq, Syria and the entire Middle East region held afternoon in Baghdad, the representative of the Shia Awkaf (Endowment) said that "Iraq is for Christians, for Yazidis, for Muslims and for every citizen in search of peace." "Our Christian brothers" must be thanked for they are an element of peace and coexistence for Iraq, because "despite having suffered...