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Islamophobia on the rise in Quebec: Survey

Source : Presstv / 08 Nov 2013

Islamophobic abuse has soared in the Canadian province of Quebec since the government proposed a ban on religious symbols for public workers, a survey shows.

The Collectif Québécois contre l’islamophobie, a local anti-Islamophobia group, said on Tuesday that 117 complaints of verbal or physical abuse against Muslims were made between September 15 and October 15.

 

Nigerian Movie Star Reverts to Islam

By Rafiu Oriyomi / 06 Nov 2013

Jolting millions of her fans, Nigerian screen diva Lizzy Anjorin has officially embraced Islam, a religion she told OnIslam.net had always been her favorite from childhood but which she could not practice in deference to her father who was a Christian.

“I have always been a Muslim at heart right from childhood. My mother was a Muslim and I have always dreamt of one day practicing Islam,” she told OnIslam.net in a telephone interview.

 

Hamas appoints first female spokesperson

Source : World Bulletin / 06 Nov 2013

Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas appointed a woman as their first English-language spokeswoman on Sunday.

Israa Al-Mudallal, 23, a journalist who spent years as a child in the United Kingdom, said in an interview that she would "address Western and Israeli media" and would "work to change media discourse, painting a different picture of Palestine and Gaza."

 

Chicken Peanut Curry

By Hasnaa Hassan / 31 Oct 2013

Today’s recipe comes from the Thai kitchen. Thai food is definitely the best when made by your own palette, so you can add your touches and enrich the taste of your own dish. In this dish, you might add ingredients like coconut milk or red curry paste.

Try it and you will enjoy the spicy flavor and the fantastic mix of delicious ingredients.

 

Genius Muslim Girl Makes Record

Source : OnIslam & News Agencies / 24 Oct 2013

A Nigerian Muslim girl, whose name has been buzzing in the headlines lately as a promising talent, has reserved a place among “The World’s 50 Smartest Teenagers” list.

“If you are passionate about what you do, and I am passionate about many things, especially math and science, it will work out well,” Saheela Ibraheem, who lived in Edison, New Jersey, was quoted as saying in The Best Schools website, which announced her title.

 

Muslim woman became teacher in Harvard

Source : Islam-today.ru / 23 Oct 2013

Muslim woman scientist from Baltimore Intisar A. Rabb has been appointed as the leading expert in Islamic law and legal history by the professor of jurisprudence at Harvard Law School. It is reported that she will begin her new work at the faculty in the spring of 2014.

It is worth noting that Intisar has six brothers and sisters. She was born in Baltimore in the typical African-American family. In her early childhood she realized that she have to work more comparing with other ethnic groups to achieve something.

 

1,000 women to work in Grand Mosque

Source : Arab news / 21 Oct 2013

Sheikh Abdulrahman Al-Sudais, head of the General Presidency of the Holy Mosques Affairs, has instructed officials to hire 1,000 female guides to help out women visitors at the Grand Mosque.

The Director of Women Guides Department, Sheikh Adel Al-Hamdan, said the presidency has given its nod for the recruitment of 1,000 women who have the required qualifications, both on permanent and temporary basis.

 

Saudi woman runs for Jeddah’s Chamber of Commerce board membership

By Nada Altuwaijri / 4 Oct 2013

Not so many women in Saudi Arabia are commonly known for holding leading positions in the kingdom’s booming business sector. But one young Saudi woman is aiming straight for the top.

Rania Salama has launched a campaign to be elected to the board of Jeddah’s Chamber of Commerce, and currently serves as the chair of the Young Businesswomen Committee at the chamber.

 

Can women take positions of leadership and authority in Islam?

By Abu Amina Elias / 18 Sep 2013

Question:

Can women hold public positions of authority in Islam?

Answer:

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

It is permissible for a woman to be an authority and leader in a position for which she is qualified, although some positions are specific only to men such as the position of prayer leader and supreme commander of the armed forces.

 

Muslim woman allowed to wear veil in British court

Source : Al Arabiya / 17 Sep 2013

A British judge ruled on Monday that a Muslim woman will be allowed to go on trial wearing a full-face veil, or niqab, but must take it off while giving evidence.

The decision, which involves a 22-year-old woman from London, was considered a legal first in the country.

 
 

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