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42 Pakistani pilgrims died of various causes during Hajj

Hajj pilgrims Pakistan

At least 42 Pakistani Hajj pilgrims die due to various causes in Saudi Arabia At least 42 Pakistani pilgrims have died of various causes during the annual Hajj pilgrimage at different localities in Saudi Arabia, according to officials from the Pakistani Ministry of Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony. Out of 42 deceased people, 30 were males and 12 females and ... Read More »

Eid ul Fitr 2018 holidays in Pakistan announced

Women buy bangles in a market in Islamabad, Pakistan, ahead of Eid ul-Fitr celebrations.

Eidul Fitr holidays in Pakistan will be observed from June 15 to June 18, 2018, according to the interior ministry. The holidays will continue from June 15 to June 18 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday), the interior ministry said in a notification. Eidul Fitr celebrations mark the culmination of the Holy month of Ramazan during which Muslims all over the world ... Read More »

Marvel to introduce Muslim superhero Miss Marvel to MCU

Marvel to introduce Muslim superhero Miss Marvel to MCU

Marvel’s first Muslim superhero Ms Marvel is set to join the cinematic universe Muslim superhero Ms Marvel – aka Kamala Khan – will become a prominent figure in the Marvel Cinematic Universe after Marvel president Kevin Feige confirmed Marvel “has plans” for the character. The best part is that Miss Marvel is a teenage American Muslim girl of Pakistani descent named ... Read More »

Ramadan 2018: Longest and shortest fasting hours in the world

Muslims mark beginning of Ramadan 2016

This year, Ramadan 2018 simultaneously began in most parts of the world, including Pakistan, with the first fast on May 17. Muslims all over the world are all prepared for a month of fasting from dawn to sunset. The holy month of Ramadan, one of the five pillars of Islam, allows believers to purify themselves through fasting, prayers and spiritual ... Read More »

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 »

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