Thursday 18 July 2019 \

 

Queen’s Honors: Muslim Doctor Receives OBE for Healthcare Services

A Muslim doctor at London Royal hospital was presented his OBE by the Duke of Cambridge Prince Williams for services to healthcare in a Wednesday celebration at Buckingham Palace.

Dr. Malik Ramadhan, the divisional director of emergency care and trauma at the Royal London Hospital, was named in the Queen’s New Year honors for his efforts after the London Bridge attacks on 3 June 2017.

 

3 Months on Christchurch Shooting, This is How Muslim Widow Rebuilds Her Life

Christchurch widow Ambreen Naeem is learning to drive at the age of 45.

It has been three months since a terrorist attacked two mosques in Christchurch, killing 51, including Ambreen’s husband and son, injuring 49, and leaving thousands in trauma.

“I lost half my family. We were such a nice family,” she told ABC News on Sunday, June 16.

For Ambreen, learning to drive is just one of the ways life is changing. Her husband and son used to do the driving for the family.

 

Mufti of Tatarstan was awarded the medal "For services to society"

Mufti of Tatarstan Republic Kamil-hazrat Samigullin was awarded the medal "For services to society" of the 1st degree, the press service of the Muslim administration of Tatarstan informs.

 

Former Egypt president Mohamed Morsi dies after fainting in courtroom at age 67

One of the top members of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood and the leader of the Freedom and Justice Party ruled the country between June 2012 and July 2013.

Mohamed Morsi has died after he fainted during a trial and was taken to the hospital on 17 June, Egyptian Al-Ahram Gate reported. The incident happened during the adjournment of the court session, when Morsi reportedly suffered a heart attack.

 

30 killed in double attack in Nigeria

The number of victims of the triple terrorist attack in the north-east of Nigeria has reached 30, leaving 40 people injured, Al Jazeera reported.

"The death toll from the attack has so far increased to 30. We have over 40 people injured," Usman Kachalla, head of operations at the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), said on Monday.

Three bombers detonated their explosives outside a hall in Konduga, 25 kilometres from the Borno state capital Maiduguri, where football fans were watching a match on TV.

 

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump once again criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday, saying he is a "disaster" and will "only get worse" after three people were slain in the city in less than 20 hours.

Trump retweeted a tweet by the right-wing commentator Katie Hopkins who called London "stab city" and said "this is Khan’s Londonistan," a phrase used to describe the city's failure to tackle Muslim extremists.

 

Far-right racist says Islam has no place in Norway

The leader of the far right Stop Islamization of Norway (SION) group Anna Braten insulted Muslims and their religion, saying that “Islam has no place in the country” and that the holy Quran should be destroyed en masse.

Throwing the holy book on the ground, in the largely Muslim-populated area of Drammen, which is 45 kilometers from the capital Oslo, demonstrators protested against Islam, claiming it should be banned.

 

Rapper Zizi Kirana covered up for the month of Ramadan

The prominent rap singer from Malaysia Zizi Kirana covered up for the month of Ramadan. The Nak Ke Tak Nak singer had taken up fellow musician Mizz Nina’s “30-Day Ramadan Hijab Challenge” which encouraged women to don a headscarf throughout the holy month.

The 34-year-old musician said that the hijab challenge has allowed her to get used to covering her aurat (intimate parts).

“Alhamdulillah, the ‘Hijab 30’ campaign was a success. I was able to go through it and until now, I’m comfortable wearing a tudung.

 

North-Caucasian Muslim republics are leaders in Russia on birthrate

According to the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat), Chechen Republic became the leader among the regions of Russia on the birth rate (the number of born per thousand inhabitants per year) in 2018. The second place took the Republic of Ingushetia and the Dagestan Republic was the third.

 

Russian bank launched a donation service for Muslims

Russian Sberbank has launched the PayZakat platform which will allow transferring and distributing of mandatory (zakat) and voluntary fees among the poor and needy Muslims, reports the press service of the bank.

Every user will be able to make a payment via chat bots in social networks. There they can choose the type of transfer (sadaqah or different types of zakat), and then distribute it among those charitable funds, which they like.

 

 
 

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