Tuesday 25 September 2018 \

 

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30 August, 2018

German neo-Nazis are using pictures of American and British domestic abuse to falsely accuse immigrants of attacking white women.

30 August, 2018

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has said on his personal Twitter account that self-driving passenger cars will be present on UAE roads in the near future.

30 August, 2018
A new mosque has been opened in Petropavlovsk, Kazinform correspondent reports. 
Sagandyk Zhanbulov is the project designer and chief architect. According to him, the architecture of the mosque is unique. 
 
"There are Kazakh ornaments in its exteriors and interiors. The building was made in beige tones typical to steppe areas," the architect said.
 
29 August, 2018
surgeon was stabbed on his way to a mosque in an apparent hate crime by attackers who shouted "abusive" comments, according to a Muslim community leader.
 
Dr Nasser Kurdy, 58, was taken to hospital with a stab wound to his neck following the assault outside the Altrincham Islamic Centre, in Grove Lane, in the Greater Manchester market town on Sunday evening.
 
29 August, 2018
Joachim Loew has rejected Mesut Ozil's accusations of racism within the German FA (DFB) as the head coach gave his analysis of Germany's World Cup debacle on Wednesday.
 
"Mesut made allegations of racism, but I can clearly say that in the DFB, there have never been racist comments," Loew said while announcing his squad to face world champions France in Munich on September 6, then Peru three days later.
 
29 August, 2018
 
A praying room and a belfry were opened in the Kuzbass penal colony 40.  The opening ceremony was attended by the head of the Kuzbass Metropolitan, Aristarkh, the Mufti of the regional Spiritual Board of Muslims, Tagir hazrat Bikchantaev and the head of the regional GU FSIN of Russia Andrei Popeto.
 
According to the press service of the Kuzbass department, there are 4 mosques and 5 belfries which are operating on the territory of the colonies in the region.
28 August, 2018
The Muslims of Kazakhstan completed the main rites of hajj in Saudi Arabia. In the current season, the republic was allocated 3 thousand quotas for hajj (in the past year there were 2,500). Muslims were brought to the kingdom by planes of "Scat" Kazakhstani airline and ships of Saudi Arabia "Fly Nas" company.
 
28 August, 2018

 

A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there was no tsunami warning or immediate reports of damage.

28 August, 2018
Rohingya leaders in Bangladesh on Tuesday challenged the United Nations to ensure Myanmar's generals stand trial after investigators called for top military commanders to be prosecuted for genocide against the minority.
 
A UN fact-finding mission into violations in Myanmar said the country's army chief and five other senior brass should be investigated over a brutal crackdown last year that drove 700,000 Rohingya Muslims into Bangladesh.
 
27 August, 2018
Participants in a Muslim World League (MWL) conference in Mina thanked the Saudi king and crown prince for the provision of outstanding services to pilgrims, which enabled them to perform their Hajj rituals in safety and peace.
 
The conference, titled “The Concept of Mercy and Consideration in Islam,” was attended by more than 500 scholars and intellectuals from 76 countries across the Muslim world.
27 August, 2018

Flood victims returning home in the Indian state of Kerala have been warned to prepare for a new menace: Snakes.

27 August, 2018
Iran has resumed talks with Russia to build a new nuclear power plant capable of generating up to 3,000 megawatts of electricity, energy minister Reza Ardakanian said on Saturday, according to the Tasnim news agency.
 
The Islamic Republic currently has the capacity to produce 1,000 megawatts of nuclear electricity, Tasnim reported.
 
Iran already runs one Russian-built nuclear reactor at Bushehr, its first. Russia signed a deal with Iran in 2014 to build up to eight more reactors in the country.
25 August, 2018
The chairman of the Dagestani Committee for Religious Affairs held a meeting on the return of pilgrims from the Hajj, the Committee on Freedom of Conscience, cooperation with religious organizations reports in the press service.
 
25 August, 2018
Indonesia’s largest Muslim organization has criticized the blasphemy conviction and imprisonment of a Buddhist woman who complained that the call to prayer from her neighborhood mosque was too loud.
 
Officials from Nahdlatul Ulama, which claims 60 million members, said Thursday the woman’s complaint about mosque loudspeakers doesn’t constitute blasphemy under Indonesian law.
 
25 August, 2018
The Trump administration has decided to cut more than $200 million (DH734 million) in bilateral assistance to the Palestinians, following a review of the funding for projects in the West Bank and Gaza, according to US officials and congressional aides.
 
The State Department notified Congress of the decision Friday, according to the officials and aides, who spoke condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly discuss the move ahead of its formal announcement.
 
25 August, 2018
 The Dutch prime minister on Friday distanced his government from a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest being organized later this year by anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders.
 
Wilders "is not a member of the government. The competition is not a government initiative," Prime Minister Mark Rutte said at his weekly press conference.
 
25 August, 2018
Pilgrims from across the world have begun leaving the holy sites of Mecca as the Hajj pilgrimage season drew to a close on Thursday.
 
Senior Saudi officials said the rituals had passed without incident this year. Mecca province Governor Prince Khaled Al Faisal, said that the total security personnel deployed reached 250,000, adding that the number of pilgrims without an entry permit reached 110,000. Pilgrims were given electronic bracelets this year to help manage the flow of people through the sites.
 
24 August, 2018
 
The Mufti of Tatarstan Kamil khazrat Samigullin took part in the solemn dinner of the King of Saudi Arabia, the Guardian of the Two Shrines of Salman ibn Abdul-Aziz Al Saud.
The king was accompanied by his Crown Prince Muhammad ibn Salman. Monarchs, as it usually happens at the end of the Hajj, invited to a meeting, important guests from among the pilgrims: heads of states, muftis, state ambassadors, ministers. The meeting began with the reading of the Holy Qur'an and lasted about 2 hours. 
 
24 August, 2018
The Swiss city of Lausanne has blocked a Muslim couple's bid to become Swiss nationals over their faith-based choice not to shake hands with members of the opposite sex.
 
The municipality said it refused to grant the couple's citizenship application over their lack of respect for gender equality, Lausanne mayor Gregoire Junod told AFP.
 
24 August, 2018
A nine-year-old Buddhist novice has died after a beating by a Thai monk who allegedly battered him with a stick and slammed his head against a pillar, officials said Friday.
 
Monk Suphachai Suthiyano, 64, flew into a rage during a prayer session last weekend when the young disciple disrupted the ceremony with his "playful" behaviour.
 
24 August, 2018
In light of US sanctions against Iranian oil exports expected to take effect on November 4, Iran on Thursday received a new blow after three European airline companies announced they are halting flights to Tehran.
 
Air France said on Thursday that it would stop flights from Paris to Tehran starting September 18 because of “the line’s weak performance.”
 
24 August, 2018
UNICEF on Thursday called for investment in Cox's Bazar refugee camps to protect the next generation of Rohingya Muslims.
 
UNICEF released a report on Thursday urging for a concerted effort to build a new foundation for the rights and opportunities of Rohingya children over the longer term.
 
24 August, 2018
The Haj of 2018 has been a resounding success. The pilgrimage is practically over now with pilgrims leaving Mina to Makkah on Friday to pray Jumaa in the Grand Mosque, do tawaf Al-Wadaa (farewell circumambulation) around the Kaaba and get ready either to depart for their respective homes or go to Madinah to pay homage to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) and pray at his mosque.
 
24 August, 2018
Russia is preparing for President Vladimir Putin to visit Saudi Arabia after he received an invitation from Saudi King Salman, agencies cited Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov as saying on Friday.
 
The visit will happen at a time depending on Putin’s schedule, Bogdanov was quoted as saying. He did not say what the talks in Saudi Arabia might touch upon or when Riyadh’s invitation to Putin was made.
 
 

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