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For first time in history, Muslim judge appointed to Supreme Court of Canada
World

For first time in history, Muslim judge appointed to Supreme Court of Canada

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a historic decision on Thursday to appoint the first non-white judge to Canada’s Supreme…
Can Egyptian women get half of their ex-husband’s fortune?
Life & Style

Can Egyptian women get half of their ex-husband’s fortune?

Professor of Islamic Thought and Philosophy at Al-Azhar University Amena Nosair sparked wide controversy by claiming that divorced women have…
Saudi minister defends order to turn down the volume on mosques
Middle East

Saudi minister defends order to turn down the volume on mosques

Saudi Arabia’s Islamic Affairs minister on Monday defended an order to lower the volume on mosque loudspeakers, saying families had…
WHO congratulates Muslims on Eid al-Fitr, warns of social gatherings
Health & Fitness

WHO congratulates Muslims on Eid al-Fitr, warns of social gatherings

On Wednesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) congratulated Muslims on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, wishing all a happy blessed…
Virus, Mideast turmoil stifle Eid al-Fitr celebrations
Middle East

Virus, Mideast turmoil stifle Eid al-Fitr celebrations

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Muslims celebrated Eid al-Fitr in a subdued mood for a second year Thursday as the COVID-19…
Dar al-Iftaa observes the crescent of Eid al-Fitr, celebrations expected to begin on Thursday
Egypt

Dar al-Iftaa observes the crescent of Eid al-Fitr, celebrations expected to begin on Thursday

Egypt’s Dar al-Iftaa is currently moon-sighting for the Shawwal crescent at the beginning of Eid al-Fitr on Tuesday evening. The…
Gaza reporter says she was beaten for not wearing headscarf
Middle East

Gaza reporter says she was beaten for not wearing headscarf

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A female Palestinian reporter said Thursday that a member of the Hamas-run border patrol…
Ramadan in China: Faithful dwindle under limits on religion
World

Ramadan in China: Faithful dwindle under limits on religion

KASHGAR, China (AP) — Tursunjan Mamat, a practicing Muslim in western China’s Xinjiang region, said he’s fasting for Ramadan but…
Turkish police remove followers of Islamist figure from mosques
Middle East

Turkish police remove followers of Islamist figure from mosques

Turkish authorities forcibly removed followers of an Islamist figure from three mosques in southern Turkey, saying their prayer gatherings were…
Bellydancer Johara raises controversy over photos at Hurghada mosque
Life & Style

Bellydancer Johara raises controversy over photos at Hurghada mosque

Instagram and Facebook photos of bellydancer Johara in wearing a hijab and a white cloak and standing in front of…
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