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Actress Quits Bollywood, Says “It Damaged My Relationship with Allah”

Award-winning Bollywood actress Zaira Wasim has quit, saying that working in such an industry constantly interfered with her iman (faith) and threatened her relationship with her religion, NDTV reported Sunday.


USA Jews Raise $1 Million for Christchurch Victims

A Jewish organization in the American city of Pittsburgh has raised almost $1 million for the victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings.

The community in Pittsburgh was still recovering from a mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue, in which 11 people died last October.

Following that attack, the local Muslim community raised money to support the victims.

The city's Jewish Federation president Jeff Finkelstein said members of the synagogue wanted to return the gesture for the victims of the Christchurch shootings.


Record 200,000 Indian Muslims to perform Haj this year

Mumbai, June 29. A record 200,000 Indian Muslims are expected to perform the Haj pilgrimage this year, including 160,000 through the Haj Committee of India and the rest through Haj Group Organizers, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here on Saturday.

He said that the HGOs would take 10,000 pilgrims at the rates finalized by the Haj Committee. The pilgrims will leave by more than 500 flights from 21 embarkation points all over India.


Muslim Teenager Saves Baby Falling from Second Floor

An Algerian young man has heroically saved a two-year-old toddler as she fell from an apartment window in Turkey, Euro News reported Thursday.

“I caught the child mid-air before she hit the ground,” 17-year-old Feuzi Zabaat said.

“I did what was necessary for the love of Allah.”


District center in Germany’s Aachen renamed Mosque Square

The name of the square in Eilendorf district of the western German city of Aachen has been changed to "Moscheeplatz (Mosque Square)" with a ceremony held on Tuesday, with an aim of highlighting the importance of tolerance and unity.

The square is home to the Aachen Yunus Emre Mosque, which operates under the Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DITIB).


How does one prepare to go for Hajj?

Travelling for the annual pilgrimage to Makkah (Hajj) requires both spiritial and material preparation. Certain religious and logistical requirements must be met before one can set off for the trip.


Ambitious memorial proposed for Christchurch victims

A leading Australian Islamic group has proposed an ambitious plan for a memorial to the March 15 terror attack response.


Shots fired at mosque in Spain

A panic was caused outside a mosque in Spain yesterday after a mystery man fired four shots before speeding off.

The attack happened during dawn prayers when one – possibly two – assailants fired four rounds outside the Muley el-Mehdi Mosque, according to EFE news agency.

Luckily no one was injured at the place of worship in Ceuta, which is the largest of its kind in the Spanish-held territory.

Police have launched an investigation into the incident.


The last path of the great Imam Shamil

143 years has passed since the greatest scholar of our time, the defender and support of religion, the freedom fighter of the Caucasian mountaineers, the Sheikh of the Naqshbandi tariqat, the great Imam of Chechnya and Dagestan Sheikh Shamil left this perishable world.
In Arabic, his name sounds like Shamwil, and the Imam himself loved to be called like that. In old manuscripts, the name of the Imam is also written as Shamwil.

Erdogan and Putin are the most popular world leaders among Arab countries

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Putin are the most popular world leaders for Arab youths, according to the results of a recent poll.

Carried out by the Arab Barometer research network for BBC News Arabic, the survey polled the opinions of 25,000 youths across the Arab world on a wide variety of subjects.

According to the results, President Erdogan ranked first among world leaders who Arab youths regarded in a positive view.


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