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Sunday 28th of August 2016
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The Hijab, New Piece of Equipmennt of the Canadian Police

The RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson said in a briefing note to the Minister of Public Safety, Ralph Goodale, that this measure is to enable the police force to better reflect the cultural diversity of the country and encourage Muslim women to enter the service of the RCMP. “The decision to allow the hijab with the RCMP uniform is intended to better reflect the changing diversity in our communities and encourage more Muslim women to consider ...

Nigerian Christians and Muslims open International Centre for Inter-Faith Peace and Harmony

Christians and Muslims in Nigeria have opened a historic interfaith peace center in Kaduna state, where more than 20,000 have been killed in religious conflicts in the last 30 years. On Aug. 19, Nigerian Christians and Muslims gathered together for the opening of the International Center for Interfaith Peace and Harmony (ICIPH) in Kaduna. The center, which is only one of the interfaith initiatives being launched in the country, aims to document ...

Religions’ solidarity conf. against ISIS, terrorism held in Bangladesh

Religions and Sects solidarity conference against the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) and terrorism was held with presence of Ahlul Bayt World Assembly’s member in Bangladesh. Ahlul Bayt Bangladesh religions and sects solidarity conference against ISIS and terrorism emphasized on Islamic unity and uprooting of extremism and terrorism. This conference was held with the presence of Sheikh Ibrahim Khali Razavi -chief of Bangladesh Ahlul Bayt ...

Ayatollah Ali Khameini on Yemen: “Saudi govt. slaughters Yemeni children with US weapons”

“When you witness that it is almost a year and a half now that Yemen has been under bombardment, is this a minor event? They are constantly bombarding a country. And they are not bombarding its military centers, rather they are bombarding its markets, hospitals, public squares and schools and the people’s houses and gatherings. This is not a minor event, rather it is a very grave crime. They do not understand what the month of ...

Beyond Burkini Bans, 4 More Ways France Is Cracking Down on Muslims

One of France’s highest courtssuspended the burkini ban in the town of Villeneuve-Loubet on Thursday, holding that the ban violated civil liberties including freedom of religion and movement. The ruling sets a precedent that could be used to challenge bans in other municipalities. On Tuesday, an image of French authorities forcing a Muslim woman to disrobe on the beach sparked outrage on social media. It was the second such incident in ...

Thirty thousand first-time pilgrims to visit Imam Reza holy shrine during four months

Masoud Mojaradi said “During four months that has passed from the establishment of the Oppressed Relief Department of Astan Quds Razavi, more than thirty thousand first-time-pilgrims, over forty years old, who due to financial hardships and deprivation had not been able to visit Imam Reza (A.S.) Court, by the efforts of Astan Quds Razavi and the assistance of donors have attended the Razavi Holy Shrine from all around the ...

Turkish special forces strike against Isis in northern Syria

Turkish special forces have entered Syrian territory in what they say is an operation against the ISIL Takfiri group in a Syrian city near the Turkish border.Turkish officials said anonymously that units of special forces entered Syria through the Turkish border after firing artillery rounds into the Syrian city of Jarablus, in the northern province of Aleppo and some 398 kilometers (248 miles) northeast of the capital, Damascus, at around 4 ...

Dubai: Smart logo to ensure authenticity of halal food

All halal food products sold in Dubai will soon have to carry a smart logo that will help consumers verify the authenticity of their halal accreditation using a mobile application.Dubai Municipality on Monday signed an agreement with SICPA, a Swiss company that will provide the smart logo to companies producing halal food products and a mobile app for consumers to verify the halal certification of these products.Hussain Nasser Lootah, ...

US firefighter retires after video of burning Quran

 Officials in Bowling Green, a city in Kentucky, United States, say a firefighter has retired after a video surfaced showing him burning a copy of the ...

Hezbollah will emerge victorious from any Zionist war on Lebanon - Sayyed Nasrallah

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah stressed on Friday his confidence that Hezbollah will emerge victorious from any Zionist war on Lebanon, highlighting that the divine support and the military preparations enable the Resistance to keep triumphant.In an interview with Al-Manar TV channel, Sayyed Nasrallah said that during 2006 war, popular resistance fought one of the most powerful armies in the world and achieved the victory ...

Israel returns body of slain Palestinian after five months

y - Israeli forces returned the body of a Palestinian for burial on Wednesday night after withholding it from the slain man’s family for five ...

ISIS jihadists more likely to be 'Islamized radicals' than 'radical Islamists': Research

 A recent trove of documents linked to the Islamic State reveals an increasingly pronounced phenomenon: Many of the young recruits to the extremist organization don't know much about Islam.In a report published this week, the Associated Press analyzed the entry form documents of some 4,030 foreign recruits who entered Syria to join the outfit between 2013 and 2014. Some 70 percent of the recruits were listed by their handlers as having only ...

Boko Haram releases new video of kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls

- Boko Haram has released a video of the Nigerian schoolgirls allegedly kidnapped two years ago, showing some who are still alive and claiming others were killed in air ...

Accepting a map with Israel instead of Palestine means standing with oppressor not oppressed

- A green road sign reads “Jerusalem” in English, Urshalim in Arabic letters while the name (al-Quds) is besieged between brackets. Of course the Hebrew transcription is at the top. Other signs exclude the Arabic name for the holy city. For some, the translation is nothing but a way to address the visitors who speak these languages. For others, such signs speak volumes, that they reflect a political transliteration to legitimize the ...

Syria: Terrorist rocket attacks kill 10 civilians in Aleppo

Ten civilians were killed and 16 others were injured as terrorist groups targeted Salah Eddin neighborhood in Aleppo city with rocket attacks on ...

Imam Khamenei: Bahrainis the most oppressed of all, they will definitely achieve victory

- Imam Khamenei's statements about Bahrain: I am extremely concerned about the situation of Bahrain. The people of Bahrain are being oppressed. Certain promises are made to them but these promises are not kept. The Bahraini nation is an innocent and oppressed nation. Of course any movement that is carried out for the sake of God and is driven by determination, will definitely achieve victory. This is true everywhere and Bahrain is not an ...

Imam Khamenei pardons hundreds of prisoners

- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Saturday pardoned and commuted jail terms of a large number of eligible ...

Bahrainis hold rally to show support for Sheikh Isa Qassim

- Bahrainis have held a rally to show their support for prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim who Manama stripped of citizenship back in ...

45 Martyred, injured after Saudi airstrikes hit a hospital in Yemen

At least eight civilians are killed and 20 others injured in a Saudi airstrike on a hospital north of Yemen as Saudi Arabia continues to carry out deadly airstrikes against the impoverished Arab country in defiance of a ceasefire. AhlulBayt News Agency - At least 25 civilians have been killed and 20 others injured in a Saudi airstrike on a hospital north of Yemen as Saudi Arabia continues to carry out deadly airstrikes against the impoverished ...

Interrogation of Bahraini cleric 'Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman' concerns UN Special Rapporteur

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, Maina Kiai, expressed deep concern about the Bahraini security authorities' summoning of Head of Religious Freedom unit at the Bahrain Human Rights Observatory, Sheikh Maytham al-Salman. "I am very concerned by reports that talk about the Bahraini authorities summoning Maitham Salman for interrogation on August 14, 2016, and I am observing ...