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… […]
“One year ago, I didn’t speak English. I didn’t even know what a TED Talk was. I never imagined that I would be giving a speech in front of an audience of four hundred people,” said Saiful Islam, a Bangladeshi migrant worker. Saiful’s story is emblematic of a larger social message: “migrant workers are more […]
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 […]
Two Mancunians, one Muslim and the other Jewish, have come together in the wake of the Manchester and London attacks to help build closer ties between the two communities by celebrating what they have in common. Inspired by The Great Get Together events taking place nationwide this weekend, a new online video made by Rahma […]
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 […]
The Edmonton woman fired from her oilsands job after raising concerns about Islamophobia welcomed news of an investigation by Husky Energy. Social justice advocates urged the Calgary-based multinational oil company to address workplace discrimination and offer Amino Rashid and two colleagues who were also fired, new jobs. Husky Energy said it would investigate their recent […]
A former Congressional candidate from Tennessee has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for plotting to burn down a mosque, a school and a cafeteria in upstate New York. Robert Doggart, 65, was sentenced on Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Chattanooga, where he was convicted in February of trying to recruit people […]
About 90% of the people visiting Abubakr Assiddeeq Islamic Centre, believed to be the only all-Filipino Islamic centre in Dubai, have converted to Islam. Here’s a look at how they are celebrating Ramadan this year. (Video by Nilanjana Gupta) WATCH MORE AT: http://www.khaleejtimes.com/videos FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/khaleejtimes/ TWITTER: https://twitter.com/khaleejtimes INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/khaleejtimes/
As an American Muslim journalist, Sahar often finds herself being “othered” because she doesn’t fit into popular perception of what Muslims are, or, what she calls, the “Muslim box” built by Hollywood, the news industry and politicians. In this talk, she explains what being Muslim means to her and how the world’s 1.7 billion Muslims […]
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 […]
Amicia Ramsey Muslims across the nation are fasting daily as part of the ‘holy month’ of Ramadan. Many local Muslims are depriving their body of food but are paying it forward by doing good deeds for others. Newscenter 11 spoke to some local Muslims who are giving back by feeding the homeless in Meridian. This […]
(WXYZ) – It was a heartbreaking weekend for some metro Detroit families after Immigration Custom Enforcement detained several dozen people in the Chaldean and Muslim communities. The residents lived in cities across metro Detroit including Sterling Heights, Troy, West Bloomfield, Orchard Lake, Southfield and Dearborn. Jeremiah Suleiman and dozens of other Chaldean families believe if […]
Every year, thousands of British people convert to Islam. The total number’s well over 100,000. For many new Muslims, the month of Ramadan can prove to be an exciting challenge. Yasmin Khatun-Dewan explains from London. Subscribe: http://trt.world/subscribe Livestream: http://trt.world/ytlive Facebook: http://trt.world/facebook Twitter: http://trt.world/twitter Instagram: http://trt.world/instagram Visit our website: http://trt.world
Marches against Islamic law are being held in more than two dozen cities across the country including in Austin. The group organizing the rallies, “Act for America,” claims Shariah law is incompatible with western democracy. But opponents are calling the Marches anti-Muslim and are holding counter-demonstrations to voice an inclusive message. Mayor Steve Adler and […]
ACT for America organized an anti-shariah law rally at the Capitol Building in St. Paul, set for June 10th, 2017. A significant number of trump supporters attended. ANTIFA and several socialist and religious organization organized a pro-Muslim counter protest.
A bomb blast has killed at least seven people and wounded 15 others outside a mosque in Afghanistan’s western city of Herat on Tuesday, said Afghan police. Local media reports put the death toll at 10. Abdul Ahad Walizada, spokesman for the Herat police, said the bomb went off as people made their way to […]
A hoax bomb with a disturbing note reading “You are next” was left on the steps of a mosque. Two canisters taped together with wire and wood were put in a blue plastic bag and left outside the mosque in Paisley, Renfrewshire, as worshippers prayed inside. Police were alerted after one of the mosque’s members […]
A mosque is the latest to join the list of institutions banning fidget spinners. The imam of Masjid e Umar in Mount Roskill announced the popular toy was not allowed inside the mosque before the start of a special one-hour evening prayer for Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting that began for Kiwi Muslims on May 28. The mosque committee declined to […]
MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The Philippine military is considering bombing mosques where Maute Group members are staging attacks on troops as pressure mounts for them to end the Marawi crisis. “That is a matter we are studying carefully,” said Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesperson Brigadier General Restituto Padilla on Monday, June 5, during […]
Twin attacks on the Iranian parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini’s mausoleum in the capital, Tehran, have killed at least 12 people and injured many more. The assault on the parliament appears to be over, after hours of intermittent gunfire there. A suicide bomber detonated a device at the mausoleum. Iranian officials say they managed to foil […]
Muslims and Jews in the South African city of Cape Town came together for a joint Iftar and Sabbath celebration. The event — the first of its kind — was held at a synagogue as part of the month of Ramadan. Taj Hargey, Imam (prayer leader) of the Open Mosque in Wynberg, led the prayers […]
Heartwarming picture which shows veiled Muslim woman caring for collapsed bus passenger, 84, above the caption ‘This is the real Islam’ becomes online hit. A picture of a veiled Muslim woman comforting a pensioner after she fell on a bus has gone viral as social media users claimed it shows how Britain will defeat terrorist-inspired […]
WASHINGTON ― Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) tore into one of President Donald Trump’s nominees on Wednesday for saying that Islam is “a deficient theology” and that Muslims “stand condemned” for rejecting Jesus Christ. Sanders went after Russell Vought, Trump’s choice for deputy director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, as he testified […]
Sao Paulo has the biggest Islamic population in South America, including a large number of Syrian refugees that have settled in the country. TRT World’s Sam Cowie went to meet some of them to find out what Ramadan means to them. Subscribe: http://trt.world/subscribe Livestream: http://trt.world/ytlive Facebook: http://trt.world/facebook Twitter: http://trt.world/twitter Instagram: http://trt.world/instagram Visit our website: http://trt.world
As Saadia Baig scooped chili beans into a bowl, Asiya Shakir placed a heaping helping of salad and crackers onto a plate. It was time for lunch, but the two women had no intentions of eating the food themselves — they were fasting until sunset in observance of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Instead, […]
CUYAHOGA FALLS – “You’re not allowed to eat anything for an entire month?” “Not even water?” Those are just a few of the questions that are often asked during the month of Ramadan. Muslims often encounter a list of frequently asked questions during the holy month as they spend the month fasting from dawn to […]
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://bit.ly/2bDhQUX This is the third episode of Feminist Frequency’s new series, The FREQ Show! With The FREQ Show, we’re answering the question, “What do representations of race, gender and sexuality in pop culture have to do with our current social and political climate?” In “Manufacturing a Muslim […]
GAITHERSBURG, Md.- A Muslim teenager who was shot dead in a car one day before his graduation party was laid to rest in Montgomery, Maryland, on Wednesday, June 7, as the heartbroken family shared appeal to help arrest his killer. “If you know of anyone who killed my beautiful boy – please, you need to […]
Another Muslim owned shop “Just for you”, a shoe store has been set ablaze just a kilometre away from the leather shop that came under petrol bomb attack in Wijerama junction less than twenty four hours before. CCTV footage obtained by Colombo Telegraph shows a lone man in a bicycle throwing a petrol bomb and […]
Kabul – A new women’s magazine is turning the page on Afghan cultural traditions, with features on fashion, make-up and even adverts about birth control. The first edition of Gellara, a fashion magazine espousing what conservative Afghans call hardcore feminism, has just been published by an all-volunteer team of women. It is inspired by Western […]
RALEIGH, North Carolina (WTVD) — Citizens around the country banded together Saturday for a nationwide anti-Sharia law protest which ended in fighting and multiple arrests. However, downtown Raleigh saw two protests: One on Capitol grounds where North Carolinians gathered to protest the law, while a second group protesting Islamophobia gathered at Halifax Mall. After the […]
Wavinya Ndeti accuses Alfred Mutua of discriminating the Muslim community SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more great videos: https://www.youtube.com/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/KTNNews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KTNNewsKenya For more great content go to http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/ktnnews and download our apps: http://std.co.ke/apps/#android KTN News is a leading 24-hour TV channel in Eastern Africa with its […]
“S**T White Girls Say to Muslimahs” I’ve wanted to do this since last year (another vlogger did a version of this video as well) but I never had to guts to actually film it. This is my first time doing something super ridiculous. Unfortunately, a lot of these questions I’ve actually got from individuals in […]
A day after the London terror attack, Republican Congressman Clay Higgins (R-La.) urged people to kill anybody they suspect could be a radicalized Muslim. “Hunt them, identity [sic] them, and kill them. Kill them all,” Rep. Higgins wrote on his Facebook page. “For the sake of all that is good and righteous. Kill them all.” […]
LONDON: A British individual threatened to kill all Muslims with swords and grenades but later took back his statements stating that it was a part of a joke. In a video posted on social media, the unidentified man started off by saying: “Some Muslims – Pakis – Terrorists, you can call youselves terrorists – cowards […]
When Catherine Houlihan made the decision to convert to Islam, the self-described “type A” personality approached it like she does many things in her life ― with deliberation and intent. Houlihan, who was born into a Irish Catholic family, told HuffPost her conversion story spans 13 years. She spent years reading books about Islam and […]
Muhammad Ali’s public conversion to Islam, in 1964, was among the most defining moments of his remarkable life. The decision enraged his critics — his hometown newspaper continued to refer to Ali by his birth name, Cassius Clay, for years to come — and led him to refuse to serve in Vietnam, a stand that […]
LONDON – British Jews hosted British Muslims, Hindus and Christians at an open house Iftar at the West London Synagogue on Tuesday, as Muslims marked the fourth day of Ramadan fasting. Ramadan, the month of fasting, has become the perfect opportunity to reflect the best of human values, honoring our neighbors, irrespective of their faith, […]
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In a new book, “Amina’s Voice,” a Pakistani Muslim pre-teen girl deals with middle school and Islamophobia. VOA’s Yahya Albarznji spoke with young American students, teachers and the award-winning author about this book and the hope that it will help people understand Islam. Originally published at – http://www.voanews.com/a/new-book-hel…
The mayor of London is used to beating the odds. Sadiq Khan grew up in a council house and has risen to become one of the most important and recognized politicians in the U.K. But with the capital suffering multiple attacks by Islamic extremists, the practicing Muslim has attracted strong opposition, including from the president […]
Kuala Kubu Bharu (AFP) – A small community of blind students in Malaysia is attempting to learn the entire Quran, a formidable task that requires them to read each page of the holy text up to 40 times. It may be the fasting month of Ramadan but the group of eight students in the central […]
Muslims around the world are observing Ramadan this month, including one community of indigenous Mexican Muslims in the jungles of Central America. In the heart of the state of Chiapas on Mexico’s border with Guatemala, a small and much-persecuted group of Tzotzil Mayans is celebrating its 22nd Ramadan. This community of 600 Muslims lives in […]
A group of Palestinian and international activists were forced to break their fast at an Israeli checkpoint in occupied Hebron after Israeli forces refused to allow them through to eat in a house in Shuhada Street. A coalition of local activists were invited to the iftar by their colleague Mufid Sharabati, who lives on Shudada […]
Fatwas are supposed to be scholarly opinions that form a religious binding. However, sometimes they seem to follow no logic and are issued with no rhyme or reason. Many were severely criticised. They are a ruling, but not law in its entirety. These are scholarly opinions of clerics based on a certain issue. But they […]
COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) – The Texas Women’s Boxing Championship by Gulf Women of Strength came to College Station over the weekend. Madeeha Mian was participating in her first-ever match after taking up the sport nine months ago. “My brother is an elite boxer, so I just used to always watch him shadow box, compete, […]
As part of the HT’s Being Muslim Now series, we look at what are the apprehensions & pressures of being an Indian Muslim woman in the present times. ———————————————————————————– Subscribe to our channel: http://read.ht/fLZ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/htTweets Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hindustantimes iOS:- http://m.onelink.me/bcae8b2d Android:- http://m.onelink.me/986f584a Watch more videos at: http://www.hindustantimes.com/video hindustantimes.com © […]
Since the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, it’s hard to imagine a time when it was more difficult to be a Muslim in the United States. The rise of Daesh and President Donald Trump’s attempted Muslim ban all add to the marginalisation of ordinary Muslims in the US. The Muslim Women’s Coalition, one of […]
Nearly five months after the under-construction Islamic Center of Lake Travis burned down before it was completed, officials with the Hudson Bend-area mosque confirmed today that they will likely restart construction within a week or two. The new center will sit on the same site as the original, officials with the mosque said. The cause […]
CHICAGO (CBS) — A group of teen girls dining at a restaurant in the south suburbs of Chicago was verbally abused Monday by another patron, apparently because of their Muslim faith. According to a post on Facebook, the girls, who were wearing religious headscarves, had finished dinner at Pepe’s Mexican Restaurant in Hickory Hills at […]
On the 50th anniversary of Israeli occupation, Palestinians see an ever-bleak future as they continue to live under apartheid, facing daily humiliation and injustice and watch the Israeli regime erase Palestinian and Muslim identity from the land. See more at: http://gulfnews.com/gntv
More than 300 people enjoy free iftar near mosque off Hamdan Street in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi: A 69-year old Palestinian man, who still grieves the death of his son two decades ago, finds solace in performing good deeds in Ramadan which are dedicated to his son’s memory. Nazmi Mohammad Mahmoud cannot forget the year […]
نسمع اصواتهم ولا قد شفناهم ، يازين هالاصوات 😃 pic.twitter.com/wacI7ox81b — اضحك (@I_9mile) 24 mai 2017 Users on social media are circulating a video showing two young men with beautiful voices, imitating the call to prayer (Adhan) made famous by the imams of the Holy Mosque, which is heard by millions of Muslims who visit […]
JEDDAH: Quba mosque has a special and unique place in the hearts of Muslims due to its association with the prophet Muhammed -peace be upon him- as it is the first mosque ever built. It is also known to be the second largest and prominent mosque in Madina after the Prophet’s Mosque. It is considered […]
The ceremony is part of the tradition set by Prophet Muhammad. Dignitaries clean the inside walls of the Kaaba using cloths dipped in Zamzam water mixed with Oud perfume, which are then used to wash the interior walls. Preparations for the washing start a day before the agreed date, with the mixing of Zamzam water […]
Malaysian artist Abdulhalim bin Omar uses Zamzam holy water to paint art that is distinguished for its unique Islamic style. Abdulhalim told Al Arabiya that he began drawing using Zamzam water five years ago after he attained a fatwa (religious edict) from Malaysia’s mufti. “He told me it was permissible, and I began to use […]
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While many Muslims around the world celebrate the holy month, millions in Yemen observe their fasts facing starvation and health woes, as the civil war in the country continues with no end it sight. For many Muslims around the world, the holy month of Ramadan is a time of peace, when people celebrate their faith […]
Ramadan begins this weekend and Muslims around the world are preparing to abstain from eating and drinking during daylight for a month – and a certain British soft drink will play a major role. While most of the food and drink traditionally consumed by Muslims when they break the fast is homemade or natural – […]
Thailand’s government is under pressure to resolve a festering ethnic conflict in the country’s deep south. The country’s southernmost provinces have a population of 80 percent Malay-speaking Muslims. The land used to be a Muslim sultanate but was annexed by Bangkok more than a century ago. There has always been a campaign for independence from […]