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Muslim schoolgirl attacked in Canada for wearing Hijab

Muslim schoolgirl attacked in Canada for wearing Hijab

PM Justin Trudeau has condemned an attack on an 11-year-old Khawlah Noman An 11-year-old Muslim schoolgirl has been assaulted by a man who twice tried to cut off her hijab with scissors she was walking to school with her younger brother in Toronto. Khawlah Noman who is in Grade 6, told reporters at her school said, “I felt confused, scared, terrified”. ... Read More »

At least 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar, says MSF

At least 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar, says MSF

At least 6700 Rohingya, including hundreds of children, killed in the first month of Burma violence, says MSF More than 6,700 Rohingya Muslims, including at least 730 children under the age of five, were killed in the first month of a crackdown that started in August in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state, according to Médecins Sans Frontières. The figure published in ... Read More »

Pope Francis lands in Myanmar for difficult visit amid Rohingya crisis

Pope Francis lands in Myanmar for difficult visit amid Rohingya crisis

Pope Francis already used the word Rohingya in two appeals from the Vatican this year Pope Francis has arrived in Myanmar where tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees have faced brutal military crackdown in the past three months. It’s Pope Francis first trip to the Southeast Asian nation, Myanmar who hold month-long country widely crackdown on ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims. After touching ... Read More »

Pakistan nominated to IINA’s Executive Council for 2nd consecutive term

Pakistan nominated to IINA’s Executive Council for 2nd consecutive term

Pakistan nominated to the International Islamic News Agency for second consecutive term Pakistan has been elected as member the Executive Council of the International Islamic News Agency (IINA) for its second consecutive term. International Islamic News Agency (IINA),  is a media organ of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), where as Pakistan nominated for consecutively second time to the Executive Council. ... Read More »

OIC demands UN to probe Rohingya killing in Myanmar

OIC demands UN to probe Rohingya killing in Myanmar

OIC asked Myanmar to accept accept UN monitors for investigation of the Rohingya community persecution The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has condemned the ‘systematic brutal acts’ of Myanmar government against the Rohingya Muslims and asked it to accept international monitors. The 57-member OIC, meeting in Astana showed grave concern over the ongoing persecution under the state armed forces against ... Read More »

90,000 Rohingya flee Myanmar – Asia’s refugee crisis in the making

90000 Rohingya flee Myanmar - Asia's refugee crisis in the making

Around 90000 Rohingya Muslim refugees arrive in Bangladesh to escape violence A minimum of 90,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since violence erupted in Myanmar during last ten days. The reports have confirmed that more than 400 people have died in the recent unrest, with campaigners accusing the Burmese military accused of committing crimes against humanity. According to the UN’s refugee ... Read More »

Indian mob killed two Muslim men over ‘cow theft’ in Assam

India mob lynched two Muslim men over 'cow theft' in Assam

Hindus consider cows sacred and killing them is illegal in several states. The heated villagers north-eastern state of Assam have killed two Muslim men allegedly ‘cow smuggling’ after they were beaten up with the sticks, police sources Police in the northeastern state of Assam said two persons Abu Hanifa and Riyazuddin Ali beaten up with sticks which caused them to ... Read More »

Eid Milad-un-Nabi celebrated with religious reverence in Pakistan

Markazi Jamia Mosque in Wah Cantt beautifully decorated with colorful lights in connection with the celebrations of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH). Photo: INP

Enthusiastic Pakistanis decorated their houses, streets and mosques with lights and flags. Government buildings were also illuminated on 12th Rabi-ul-Awal. Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) is being celebrated with religious zeal and reverence across the country today on 12 Dec. (Monday). The day dawned with thirty-one gun salute in the federal capital and twenty-one gun salutes in all provincial capitals to pay homage ... Read More »

Photos: Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha

Palestinians pray on Monday morning at the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem

Muslims around the world celebrated Eid-ul-Azha on Monday, one of the two most important festivals of the Islamic calendar. The world’s 1.5 billion Muslims marked the start of Eid al-Adha, or the feast of sacrifice on Monday, while in Saudi Arabia nearly 2 million pilgrims performed one of the final rites of the hajj by symbolically stoning the devil. Muslims ... Read More »

Muslims attend Catholic Mass in France, Italy in solidarity after church attack

Imam Sami Salem (on left) delivers his speech during a Mass in Rome's Saint Mary in Trastevere church, Italy, Sunday, July 31, 2016.

Muslims across France and Italy attended catholic Mass on Sunday mass in a gesture of solidarity after the murder of French priest, Father Jacques Hamel. ROUEN, (France) — Many Muslims attended Catholic Mass in churches and cathedrals across France and Italy on Sunday to show compassion for slain priest, Father Jacques Hamel, and solidarity with their Catholic compatriots. “We are very moved by ... Read More »

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