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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday, announced that the Palestinian leadership will freeze all contacts with Israel “on all levels” with regard to tensions over the Al-Aqsa mosque. He made the announcement during a meeting to discuss the growing escalation over the Al-Aqsa Mosque. The announcement came as the deputy leader of the Islamic Movement […]
The Egyptian and Jordanian foreign ministers discussed in a phone call on Saturday the possible Arab steps and measures to be taken against the recent Israeli assaults against the Palestinians in Jerusalem, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
A Palestinian man, shot by Israeli regime forces during Saturday clashes in the West Bank, has succumbed to his wounds. In a statement, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said 17-year-old Oday Nawajaa was critically injured by live fire east of Jerusalem al-Quds. The death came amid ever-growing tensions over restrictions at the al-Aqsa mosque. Meanwhile, […]
And now for the next installment in our ongoing special series on South Africa – and we’re exploring the root causes of xenophobia and what can be done to address it. It’s an ongoing concern for foreign nationals who say they don’t feel safe. CGTN’s Lindy Mtongana has more.
Israeli officials said Sunday Israel will not remove metal detectors whose installation outside a major Jerusalem mosque has triggered the bloodiest confrontations with the Palestinians in years, but could eventually reduce their use. With Israeli generals warning the violence may spiral, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is considering alternatives to the walk-through gates placed at entrances […]
After the recent wave of attacks on Muslims in London, some are asking whether British Muslims are safe in the UK right now. There have been increased hate crimes towards British Muslims recently, namely the horrific acid attack on two Muslims in East London and the murder of a Muslim outside Finsbury Park mosque, in […]
Canadian Security Intelligence Service has been sued with high-profile allegations of homophobia, racism and Islamophobia. Five agents and analysts have filed a multi-million-dollar lawsuit accusing Canada’s top spy agency of being rife with discrimination, harassment, bullying and abuse of authority. The lawsuit blames CSIS management for a toxic workplace with widespread mockery, humiliation and discrimination […]
A man in Oregon harassed a Muslim couple in his car. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian, the hosts of The Young Turks, tell you about his arrest and apology. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. “An Oregon man has been arraigned on hate crime charges for threatening a Muslim couple only […]
Terror attacks receive five times more media coverage if the perpetrator is Muslim as opposed to those carried out by non-Muslims in the US, according to an academic study conducted by researchers from Georgia State University. Analysis of all terrorist attacks covered by LexisNexis Academic and CNN.com in the US between 2011 and 2015 found […]
British people don’t believe Muslims living in the UK have integrated properly, while the government is failing to combat prejudice in society. That’s according to a new independent report released at a time when media sentiment is increasingly turning negative with respect to Muslims. Polly Boyko has been finding out what people in London think […]
A prominent Bahrani human rights activist Nabeel Rajab has been sentenced to two years in jail after being found guilty by a Bahraini court of ‘publishing and broadcasting false news’. Activist was arrested last year after speaking out about the Gulf kingdom’s human rights record. He was subsequently charged with ‘spreading malicious rumours’ and ‘undermining […]
Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is hailing what he calls a victory over tyranny and barbarism, after his army finally re-took Mosul from ISIL. Monday’s announcement brings to an end a nearly nine-month offensive against the armed group. But the city now faces a humanitarian crisis, with neighbourhoods destroyed and almost a million people displaced. […]
A new court to tackle Afghanistan’s huge corruption problem has begun operating in Kabul. Bribes and embezzlement worth hundreds of millions of dollars have destroyed trust in the government. Al Jazeera’s Jennifer Glasse reports from Kabul. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – […]
Belgium’s ban on the full-face niqab in public doesn’t violate any rules, that’s according to a decision by the European Court of Human rights. The ruling comes after two Muslim women tried to get the move legally overturned. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c… Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com […]
Shaesta Waiz, an Afghan-American pilot is trying to fly solo around the world. She wants to encourage young people in Afghanistan to get involved in science and engineering. If she completes the journey in September, she will become only the eighth woman in the world to achieve that record. Al Jazeera’s Jennifer Glasse reports from […]
The UN is warning that Israel’s 11-year blockade of Gaza is preventing the Palestinian’s territory’s recovery from the 2014 war and crippling its economy. The UN Development Program found chronic water and power shortages have worsened the long-term impact of the conflict in Gaza. Planned reconstruction work has also fallen well behind schedule. Meanwhile, Gaza’s […]
Playing cops and robbers is a pastime many might remember from their childhood. But psychiatrists in Syria are warning playing with toy guns can be extremely harmful when children are stressed by war. Al Jazeera’s Natasha Ghoneim reports from Gaziantep, near the Syria border. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: […]
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a tweet it has “confirmed information” about Baghdadi’s death. Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/70485/ Find more videos like this at www.newsy.com Follow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideos Follow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideos
Jamiat Ulma-i-Hind activists took out a protest demonstration against lynching incidents carried out by self-styled gau rakshaks across the country. Members of dalit communities also participated in the protest to show solidarity with their Muslim brethren facing persecution in the garb of cow protection. Subscribe to Times Of India’s Youtube channel here: http://goo.gl/WgIatu Also Subscribe […]
As Muslims in Edo State prepare for hajj which is one of the five pillars of Islam, they have been advised to be of good character and abide by the laws of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia during their stay in that country. The Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca affords Muslims the opportunity to make the […]
Two decades ago after his right leg was blown off by a grenade, Ali Said fled war-torn Somalia. While living in a Kenyan refugee camp last year, the father of seven was shot in his other leg by robbers. Recently saying he felt unbelievably lucky, Said and his family are among the last refugees allowed […]
Renegade Libyan commander Khalifa Hafter says his forces have taken control of the eastern city of Benghazi. There’s no confirmation but a victory by Haftar would mark a major advance for his so-called “Libyan National Army”, which opposes the UN recognised government based in Tripoli. Al Jazeera’s Paul Chaderjian reports.
Civilians flee last ISIL enclave in Mosul’s Old City ISIL’s been confined to less than one square kilometre by Iraqi forces in Mosul’s old city. Government troops have been fighting to re-take the city from the armed group since October. And with each small advance, extensive damage is being uncovered, to the city and its […]
Salt is one of the most distinctive cities in Jordan, known for its vivid sandstone buildings. But despite being around for centuries it’s struggling to stand the test of time. So those who care about it are asking the United Nations to help preserve it.
According to two refugee agencies, those with approved documents and travel already booked to arrive in the U.S. could be allowed to enter the country up to July 12th, pushing back the original deadline of July 6th. The agencies told BuzzFeed News that they received the information from the Department of State’s Bureau of Population, […]
Canada will apologise and pay the youngest ever Guantanamo detainee, Omar Khadr, CA$10.5 million (US$8mn) for being interrogated under “oppressive circumstances” during the decade he spent in the notorious military detention camp. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c… Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow […]
A team of Afghan teenage girls who were denied a visa to participate in a robotics contest in Washington say they will not be deterred and have sent their home-made robot to the contest. While disappointed, the girls are glad their robot will be part of the competition. Bezhan Hamdard narrates this report by Khalil […]
The latest round of Syria peace talks in the Kazakh capital Astana has failed to make a breakthrough. The Syrian government has blamed Turkey for the lack of progress. Iran, Russia and Turkey attended the Astana talks, which revolved around setting up four de-escalation zones in war-torn Syria. Russia said there was no agreement over […]
More Yemeni patients die of preventable or curable diseases due to lack of medicines and treatment. The country’s crumbling health sector depends on fundraising and will soon cease working over donor fatigue. As our correspondent Mohammad al-Attab says the recent Cholera outbreak has further aggravated the situation. Watch Live: http://www.presstv.com/live.html Twitter: http://twitter.com/PressTV LiveLeak: http://www.liveleak.com/c/PressTV Facebook: […]
The Israeli regime is planning to further expand its settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories. The city hall of Jerusalem al-Quds said it will approve over 900 new settler units during an upcoming meeting. The city mayor noted that construction in al-Quds is essential and will continue in full force. About 600-thousand Israelis live in […]
In his first official visit to Myanmar this week, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi met with displaced persons in the country’s restive Rakhine state to underscore the need for durable solutions to exclusion, poverty and inter-communal division. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or […]
The Third Students Parliament programme, set to be held on the second week of this month, will enable delegates to engage in an unfettered debate on the country’s latest initiatives, namely the National Transformation 2050 or TN 50 and Negaraku. Former Elected Representatives Association, Mubarak president, Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Rahman said, both topics will […]
Bangladesh law enforcement authorities have illegally detained hundreds of people since 2013, including scores of opposition activists, and held them in secret detention. The Bangladesh government should immediately stop this widespread practice of enforced disappearances, order prompt, impartial, and independent investigations into these allegations, provide answers to families, and prosecute security forces responsible for such […]
Terengganu police are on the hunt for a man who stole money from a donation box at the Al Furqan mosque in Chendering yesterday. It is thought that the thief managed to run off with about RM 4,000 donated by mosque-goers throughout the month of Ramadhan and during Hari Raya. According to one of the […]
The US bombed the Omar Ibn Al-Khattab Mosque in the province of Aleppo on 16 March 2017, though officials claimed to have targeted areas some distance away, video footage appears to show that the strike was right next to the place of worship. Apologies, Bilal Abdul Kareem’s organisation is On The Ground News and not […]
Plans to build a new mosque in Sterling Heights can move forward after a judge this week denied a request by opponents of the mosque to issue a preliminary injunction blocking the proposed Islamic center on 15 Mile Road. The decision was cheered by supporters of the mosque while opponents said they plan to continue […]
FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura paid a visit to the oldest mosque in Kazan, Thursday, one day after the latest Confederations Cup match held in the city’s Kazan Arena. Samoura visited several of the city’s cultural sites, including its oldest mosque, known as the Marcani Mosque, built in 1766-1770. The mosque’s imam, Mansur Hazrat Dzhalyaletdin, […]
A Yemeni man who reached India for medical treatment said he felt the trip was like a journey back to his roots as he grew up around Indian culture with many Indian friends, especially Hindus, in Aden, a port city in Yemen. “We Muslims and Hindus are living like one family in Aden,” Mohammad Omer […]
Karachi: Due to the apathy of authorities, a mosque has been submerged in ankle-deep sewerage water since Thursday’s heavy rain in Karachi. The Muhammadi mosque is located in Rehman Abad of Federal B. Area. According to our correspondent, residents are unable to attend congregation prayers in the mosque over the past three days due to […]
Özlem Cekic is one of Denmark’s first female Muslim politicians and she’s also a constant target for online trolls. But rather than ignore the abuse, she’s decided to confront the people sending her hate mail. Özlem believes face-to-face dialogue can help break down prejudice. In the past few years she has invited hundreds of people, […]
ROSEMONT, Ill. (WLS) — The 54th Annual Convention of the Islamic Society of North America began on Friday, bringing an estimated 20,000 people to the Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. The convention runs through Monday and is the largest gathering of Muslims in North America. This year’s theme is “Hope and guidance through the Qu […]
HAMTRAMCK, MIch. (WJBK) – Major portions of President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban are set to go into effect. As part of the new guidelines, travelers from six Muslim-majority countries will have to prove they have some sort of professional or family ties to the U.S. to enter the country within the next 90 days. […]
TAMPA, Fla. — At Tampa International Airport protesters gathered Friday afternoon to shout their disapproval for President Trump’s travel ban. A large group of people showed up, but protesters say the airport would only allow 25 protesters to gather at one time. Most those participating say they aren’t affected by the ban, but feel for […]
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A small but vocal group of protesters lashed out at President Donald Trump’s travel ban Thursday now that it has taken effect. The protest was held outside the Tom Bradley Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport. Reporting from the airport, CBS2’s Tom Wait said there was also a battery of lawyers […]
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Many Mainers are concerned about the new restrictions from the State Department impacting President Trump’s travel ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries. The restrictions state that any visa applicant from Iran, Sudan, Syria, Libya, Somalia, or Yemen, must have a “bona fide relationship” with a person or entity already […]
A charitable food drive that began with Windsor’s Muslim community is spreading to communities across the country and organizers hope to have it in every region of Canada within just a few years. Sousan Khaled helped launch the first campaign 12 years ago when a group of residents decided to hold a food drive during […]
The Palestinian Authority still hopes East Jerusalem, one day, will become the capital city of Palestine. But talks to revive a two-state peace process are at a standstill, and there’s a bitter divide between Hamas and Fatah. In the meantime, Israeli authorities continue to encourage their citizens to live in predominantly Arab neighbourhoods. Organisations aiming […]
Home to some of the world’s most famous art spaces, New York is known for its cultural diversity. Yet, the US city had not had a museum dedicated solely to Arab and Islamic art. A new museum, the Institute of Arab and Islamic Art, is seeking to change that by providing a platform for artists […]
“On the Friday after the election, I woke up, knowing that the major communal prayer in the Muslim community is Friday afternoons, thinking to myself, ‘What does it feel like to be Muslim in America today?’” Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum told The Daily Beast. As the leader of a predominantly gay synagogue, Kleinbaum and her congregants […]
With their homeland devastated, a nomadic indigenous tribe in Indonesia is struggling to survive. Some of its members are converting to Islam for survival. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Watch CGTN Live: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2-Aq… Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvn… Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/de… Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalT… […]
PATERSON — Huda Shalabi cracked her first case at just 10 years old. A marble cutting machine had been stolen from her family’s backyard and police, citing a lack of witnesses and video footage, could not help. So Shalabi thought she’d try. She remembered where the machine was last seen and that her father had […]
Rock Hill’s Muslims have received city approval for a cemetery on Blackmon Street in Rock Hill. An attempt to put a cemetery on a different site in 2015 failed because of zoning restrictions and neighbors who did not want zoning changes for a Muslim cemetery but city officials say the new site is zoned for […]
Knoxville, Tenn. (WVLT)– It’s a clash between cultures, a war with words, and a clear divide in America. William Coley, founder of Muslims for Liberty, said, “Every generation has their scapegoat, and this generation–it’s the Muslim’s turn.” Coley, a Muslim man from Knoxville, said he’s disappointed at the way Americans treated each other at a […]
Abu Dhabi: Members of an Indian church in Al Ain cherish the gratitude expressed by more than 200 Muslim workers who had the rare opportunity of offering the Maghrib prayer inside the church last Friday. “All of them said that it was the first time they had offered prayers in another religious shrine. They said […]