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Winners of Mauritania TV Quran Contest Awarded (2014-10-22 20:30:35)
Winners of a TV Quran competition in Mauritania were announced and awarded in a ceremony on Monday. Seyed Mohamed Walad al-Sheikh won the first title and received the top award, which included a cash prize of 4 million Mauritanian Ouguiya, the country's news agency reported.The second and third rank winners were awarded two and one million Ouguiya, respectively.The Siyaq al-Quran TV Quran competition was held earlier this year by Mauritania Scholars Society under the supervision of the Islamic Affairs Ministry.The Islamic Republic of Mauritania is a country in the Maghreb region of western No
People demand justice after Muslim was attacked for Hijab (2014-10-22 20:29:02)
Friends and supporters of a Muslim woman attacked for wearing Hijab have gathered in New York City to demand justice for her. Nerdeen Mohsen Kiswani was assaulted in Barclays Center in Brooklyn, where the Israeli basketball team was playing earlier. Kiswani's supporters said they wanted justice over the "cowardly hate crime," on which the US police apparently turned a blind eye. They said that she was targeted only because she was wearing Hijab and the police let the perpetrators abscond. "I tried to get the guards involved and the police and everyone was very dismissive of me. No one was
Quran Activists Highlights Progress of Iraq’s Quranic Institutes (2014-10-22 19:30:57)
A prominent Iraqi Qari stressed that the activities of Quranic institutes in his country have progressed significantly. Speaking to IQNA, Ali al-Khafaji attributed the progress partly to the experience taken from the Quranic activities of the Islamic Republic of Iran."Implementing Quranic activities is a new experience in Iraq (that started after the overthrow of the former dictator Saddam Hussein's regime) and we have benefited a lot from the experiences of the Islamic Republic of Iran in this field," he stated.Al-Khafaji, who heads the competitions and conferences department of Imam Hussein
Martyrs of Shiite Islamic Movement remembered in Kaduna, Nigeria (2014-10-22 19:21:57)
Kaduna zone of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria under His Eminence Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) has over the weekend visited tombs of martyrs of the Islamic Movement from the zone, as a mark of honour. NIGERIA - Kaduna zone of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria under His Eminence Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) has over the weekend visited tombs of martyrs of the Islamic Movement from the zone, as a mark of honour. The rally took off from Layin Kosai mosque in the heart of Tudunwda Kaduna in the morning with songs of praise for the martyrs. At the graveyard, Coordinator of the Mu'assasatu al-Shuhahd
Ethiopian Students Compete on Memorization of Quran (2014-10-21 20:41:17)
A national Quran competition for school students was held in Ethiopia last week. According to hqmi.org website, it was organized in the field of Quran memorization by the Serving the Quran Association.94 students from different schools took part in the Quranic event held under the supervision of the World Association of Quran Memorization.They competed in the categories of memorization of the entire Quran and memorization of 20, 10 and 5 Juzes (parts) of the Quran.Winners of different categories were awarded at a ceremony held at the end of the contest.Speakers at the ceremony underlined the
Nat’l Quran Memorization Contest to Be Held in UAE (2014-10-21 20:39:34)
The 11th edition of The UAE's national Quran memorization contest called "Al-Mawatin" will be held on November 4 in Dubai. According to Al-Bayan newspaper, the organizing committee of Dubai Holy Quran Award says registration for the national contest is underway all over the country. Ibrahim Muhammad Bumilhah, head of the committee, said those willing to participate in the Quranic competition can register via the website of the event. Muhammad Abdulrahim Sultan Al-‘Ulama, a member of the committee and head of the Competitions Section, said the national Quran memorization contest will
1st Exhibition Dedicated to the Prophet (PBUH) Opens in Qatar (2014-10-21 20:37:42)
Our Prophet, Peace Be Upon Him (PBUH)', a first-of-its-kind exhibition in Qatar dedicated to the life of Prophet Mohammed, opened in Ezdan Mall yesterday. Engineer Ibrahim Fakhro, organizer of the exhibition, said he was happy about the turnout at the opening event and the interest the exhibition is generating from people. "The opening was great. There were many VIPs and there was big interest for people to come. "This is the first time that an exhibition on the Prophet has been done in Qatar. If it generates good interest, we would probably host this exhibition yearly in different location
Urgent: Head of Iran's Assembly of Experts 'Mahdavi Kani' dies (2014-10-21 20:33:48)
The chairman of Iran's Assembly of Experts, Ayatollah Mohammad Reza Mahdavi Kani has died, Iran's official IRNA news agency reported Oct. 21. He was hospitalized on June 4 due to heart problems. The 83-year-old cleric had been in a coma since then.  
UK Shiite Muslim Mum flying al-Abbas black flag outside home tells neighbours it's definitely not a show of support for Islamic (2014-10-21 20:31:24)
The large flag honours Muslim martyr Al-Abbas with white lettering on a black background. The flag looks similar to the one flown by jihadists - But Shazia and her family are Shias unlike Islamic State who are made up of militant Sunni fighters. A MOTHER flying a black flag outside her family home in a quiet suburban street has told her neighbours: "We are not supporting Islamic State." Shazia Ramzan, 35, shocked her neighbours when she raised what looked like the black flag of jihad in her street. Passers-by threatened to call the police after Prime Minister David Cameron said anyone seen
Muslims Fume as Nigeria Court Upholds School Hijab Ban (2014-10-21 01:21:54)
A Nigerian court on Friday said the Lagos local government had acted correctly in banning Muslim headscarves (hijab) at public schools, a ruling that drew the ire of the city's Muslim community, which has vowed to appeal the decision.   "The prohibition of the wearing of hijab over school uniforms within and outside the premises of public schools was not discriminatory," Justice Modupe Onyeabor of a Lagos high court ruled on Friday.She held that the ban did not violate constitutional articles guaranteeing freedom of religion, thought and worship, as had been claimed by the plaintiffs, t
Preliminary Stage of Oman Nat’l Quran Contest Underway (2014-10-21 01:20:04)
The preliminary round of the 24th national Holy Quran competition in Oman began on Saturday, October 18. The Mahwat Educational Center in al-Wusta province is hosting the Quranic event, which is annually organized by Sultan Qaboos Center for Culture and Sciences, Oman al-Yawm daily reported.It is held on memorization and Tajweed recitation of the Holy Quran.According to Saeed bin Hamid al-Zawyani, an official with the organizing committee, 1085 men and women are competing in separate sections in the preliminary round.6 individuals from each province of the country will make it to the final ro
Al Wefaq to Saudi Kingdom: free Sheikh Al Nimr, Avoid tension (2014-10-21 01:10:52)
Al Wefaq National Islamic Society said the death sentence issued against Sheikh Nimr Baqer Alnimr could further complicate things. Al Wefaq called on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to free Alnimr, adding that he maintained a nonviolent approach in his speeches and movement. Sheikh Nimr Alnimr is a prominent religious figure who is defending political, social and religious rights ensured by international covenants. Al Wefaq stressed that opinion should not be confronted with arrest and death sentences. Al Wefaq expressed solidarity with Sheikh Alnimr and recalled for his release, stressing that
Saudis Take To Social Media To Express Rage Over al-Nimr’s Death Sentence (2014-10-21 01:07:39)
According to Mohammed's tweet, a Saudi court upheld the ruling issued against al-Nimr and ended all proceedings that took place during the 13 sessions of his trial. The news took Twitter by storm and became a trending topic that reflected the sharp divisions between the supporters and the opponents of the verdict, which was also seen as having sectarian implications. Authorities in Saudi Arabia gave the verdict a sectarian dimension under the guise of the law that targeted the spiritual leader of an important element of the Saudi people. Activists took to social media to call for a solidari
7th International Islamic Book Fair Opens in Delhi (2014-10-21 01:04:08)
The annual International Islamic Book Fair of Delhi has been started and inaugurated by Sirajuddin Qureshi, President of Indian Islamic Cultural Centre and Safdar H. Khan former chairman Delhi Minorities Commission. The fair contains books from Malaysia, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Beirut, U.S.A. and U.K. besides of course India. When MG asked Dr Faisal Faheem of Alhasanat Books about what's new in this times book fair he said that new books from Darussalam Publishers, A biography of Hadrat Ali (R.A.), and urdu translation in roman script of award winning Ar-Raheeq-ul-Makht
'I'd go tomorrow': Islamic extremist Anjem Choudary wants to leave UK and move to war torn Middle East (2014-10-19 15:16:36)
Notorious Islamist preacher Anjem Choudary claims he wants to leave Britain for good - and move to the Islamic State, writes Patrick Hill in the Sunday People. Benefits dad Choudary, who revealed his kids are being privately educated, claims he'd jump at the chance to go and live under Sharia Law in Syria or Iraq. "I'd go tomorrow. I'd love to bring my children up there," he told us - just days before last night's successful pounding by US-led coalition aircraft of the flashpoint Kurdish town of Kobani in Syria. But the British citizen, who promises the move would be permanent, would first
International Conference of ‘Under the Shadow of Imam Ali (A.S.)’ Ended (2014-10-19 15:14:28)
The International Conference of ‘Under the Shadow of Imam Ali (A.S.)' that was held in Mashhad concurrent with the blessed days of Eid Ghadir Khum and Dahe-ye Wilayat and Imamate came to an end. The closing ceremony with lecturing of Sheikh Muhammad Akhtari, General Secretary of Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.) World Association, and recitation of the final statement of Ayatollah Waiz Tabasi ended after two days of participation of distinguished Zeidi scholars of Yemen. General Secretary of Ahl al-Bayt (A.S.) World Association referred to the importance of Ghadir Khum in his lecture, and viewed it a
American Imam: It's code red for American Muslims (2014-10-19 01:12:07)
The mosque in Roxbury was crowded past capacity, with about 1,200 college students, urban hipsters and East Africans lining the hallways and front stairs. They wanted to hear Imam Suhaib Webb, resident scholar of the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center and widely considered one of the country's most influential Muslims, respond to Sam Harris and Bill Maher, who recently called Islam the "mother lode of bad ideas" and compared Muslims to the Mafia. The lanky, blue-eyed imam, a convert originally from Oklahoma, is known for tackling taboo topics and spicing his sermons with pop culture r
Nigeria: Lagos Upholds Hijab Ban, Muslims Angry (2014-10-19 01:10:10)
LAGOS - A Nigerian court has maintained a ban on Islamic headscarf in Lagos public primary and secondary schools, the decision which infuriated the leaders of the Muslim community, vowing to appeal the ruling. "We appreciate all the individuals and societies that attend the hearing, [and] we shall proceed to the court of appeal to secure our right [as is] guaranteed by the Nigerian constitution," Kaamil Kalejaiye, the president of the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN) told Anadolu Agency after the ruling. The MSSN brought the case month ago to challenge the ban on wearing the hijab i
Top Saudi Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr 'sentenced to death' (2014-10-19 01:08:19)
A court in Saudi Arabia has upheld a death sentence given to prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, the cleric's brother says. A Saudi court had recently sentenced Sheikh Nimr to death. However, the enforcement of the ruling has been postponed. On Wednesday, Nimr's death sentence was upheld, the cleric's brother said on his Twitter account. The senior Shia cleric is accused of delivering anti-government speeches and defending political prisoners. Nimr was attacked and arrested in the Qatif region in July 2012. His arrest sparked widespread protests in the kingdom leaving several people
Cleric stresses necessity of vigilance against enemies’ ideological opium (2014-10-19 01:05:30)
Friday Prayer leader of Sanandaj, Mamousta Abdorrahman Hossein Zadeh in an exclusive interview with Taqrib News Agency (TNA) put accentuation on the necessity of vigilance against the plots hatched by the enemies and their ideological opium which aim at the standing unity among Muslims. "The enemies came to a full-scale war against Muslims while they are equipped with the weapons of dispersion and division," said Sunni cleric. Mamousta Abdorrahman Hossein Zadeh called on Muslims to be fully aware of the enemies measures while they try to outsmart Muslims by concocting various machinations an


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