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Muslim Filmmaker Works on ‘Bringing People Together’

A Muslim filmmaker who worked on a Star Wars film and The Favorite has produced four films aimed at fighting hatred and extremism, The BBC reported.

“Positive stories need to be highlighted,” Rizwan Wadan, 38, who lives in Luton said.

Wadan is behind The Error in Terror project and wants to “give Muslims a voice”.

The £1.2m project was started by Wadan to “tackle hatred, extremism, and terrorism”.

 

8 English Muslims cycling to Medina stop in Istanbul

Istanbul, July 14, 2019

A group of English Muslims cycling from London to the holy city of Medina, Saudi Arabia took a break on Saturday in the Turkish metropolis of Istanbul.

While biking across continents, the eight Englishmen, who call themselves the “Tour de Hajj” — meaning pilgrimage — also hope to raise money for Muslims in need worldwide and raise awareness of their plight.

 

We had Allah with us; Eoin Morgan on winning Cricket World Cup 2019

The ICC World Cup 2019 ended on 14th July Sunday, at Lord's after seven weeks of excitement and exhilaration. England won the World Cup for the first time and ended New Zealand's dream run with a super-over victory in the World Cup finals.

The captain of the England team Eoin Morgan was asked by the journalists at the post match press conference after winning Cricket World Cup 2019:

Journalist: Do you think the luck of an Irishman got England over the line?

 

Muslim Tacko Fall Conquers NBA Fans’ Hearts

It’s not just because of his towering stature which goes up to 2.31m and allows him to dunk while standing on his tiptoes.

But basketball experts consider him to be the NBA’s brightest new star in 2019 due to his unique style of playing as well, Religion News reported.

Elhadji Tacko Sereigne Diop Fall, the 23-year-old Senegalese Muslim, who was born in Dakar, went from an undrafted rookie to the most beloved basketballer in America’s premier NBA league.

 

International Symposium on Islamic Civilization in Caucasus starts in Baku

Baku, July 11, 2019

The II International Symposium on Islamic Civilization in the Caucasus, organized jointly by the Azerbaijan Institute of Theology, the Research Center for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA) and the Institute of Oriental Studies named after Academician Ziya Bunyadov of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS), opened in Baku today, Trend reports referring to the Institute of Theology.

 

No place for political slogans and sectarianism in Haj, Al-Issa

Makkah, July 11, 2019

Sheikh Dr. Mohammed Bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa, secretary general of Muslim World League (MWL), chairman of the board of directors of the International Organization of Muslim Scholars, said that Haj ritual is a worship that should be performed by Muslims, warning against any breach or deflecting it from its religious objectives like raising political and partisan slogans and sectarianism.

 

Penza Muslims and Christians work together for morality

On July 11 the priests of the Gorodishchensky church district received the representatives of the Muslim administration of the region.

The parties discussed the harmonization of interethnic and interfaith relations in the district as well as the ways of interaction and further cooperation between the Orthodox and Muslim clergy, press service of the Penza eparchy reports.

 

With a Cup of Coffee, This Muslim Woman Counters Hate Head On

"I started thinking, 'What can I do proactively so that these hate crimes don’t happen?'"

When Moina Shaiq started her “Meet a Muslim” events in 2016, she wanted to change wrong perceptions filled out by media.

Three Years on, she still has hope of making a change, WFMZ News reported.

 

Delegation of the World Council of Muslim Communities met with Mufti of Tatarstan

Mufti of Tatarstan Kamil-hazrat Samigullin received the delegation of the World Council of Muslim Communities (UAE) headed by the Deputy Chairman of the Council Nasr Mohammed Aref.

The meeting took place in the residence of the Religious administration of Muslims of Tatarstan. It was also attended by the Rector of the Bulgarian Islamic Academy Daniyar Abdrakhmanov and Vice-Rector of the Academy Ramil Adgamov.

 

Dagestan celebrates a big Muslim wedding

The authorities of the Dagestan city of Derbent are planning to hold 14 weddings of couples of different nationalities at the same time. They say that this flash mob can go into the Guinness Book of Records.

“The Big Dagestan Wedding” will join couples of 14 Dagestan nationalities. Moreover the couples from other regions of Russia and even from foreign countries have expressed their wish to join the celebration. More than 10,000 guests will take part in this event”, reports the website of the Derbent city administration.  

 
 

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