- Shooting begins for Muslim Brotherhood TV series
Shooting has begun with Jordanian actor Iyad Nassar in the role of Hassan el-Banna, founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, in a TV biographic of the group written by Wahid Hamed and directed by Mohamed Yassin.
- Row over namaz on road
NEW DELHI: Residents of Aravali Apartment in Alaknanda in south Delhi and people offering namaz at a local mosque are locked in a dispute over the devout occupying road space and blocking traffic in the area.
- Muslim body moves SC over upper caste quota
NEW DELHI: Two years after okaying the Centre’s decision to give 27% quota to OBC students in government educational institutions, the Supreme Court will soon hear a petition challenging a Kerala government decision to extend 10% quota to economically backward students from forward castes.
- Saudia Shia’s demands Justice
Saudi Shia leaders appealed to the Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz to imediately lift the ban imposed on the establishment of prayers in Shia mosques, which was banned by the Sauid Interior Minister and Local Sauidi Administration of al-Khobar City in mid of 2008.
- Saudi Wahhabis to Execute Lebanese Shia Muslim
Lebanese Shia television psychic sentenced to death for “sorcery” in Saudi Arabia was granted a stay of execution on Friday, his lawyer told The BBC.
- Islamophobia – Now in American children’s textbooks?
As if the adult media’s vitriol wasn’t enough, the seven-million strong American Muslim community, is now being faced by the alarming publication of a series of ‘children’s books’, containing misleading and inflammatory rhetoric about the Islamic faith. The 10-book series – entitled the “World of Islam,” – is published by Mason Crest Publishing in collaboration with the Philadelphia-based pro-Israel and pro-war Foreign Policy Research Institute.
- Nahj ul-Balagha to be rendered into 10 languages
Nahj ul-Balagha (peak of eloquence) will be translated into ten languages, head of Islamic Culture and Relations Organization Mehdi Mostafavi said.
- Islamic Banking for Indian Muslims
New Delhi: A Muslim delegation consisting of Engineer Muhammed Saleem, President, Jamaat e Islami Hind, Rajasthan and Mr. H Abdur Raqeeb, General Secretary, Indian Centre for Islamic Finance met Naro Naramain Meena, Minister of State for Finance in New Delhi to discuss the feasibility of Interest Free Islamic Banking in India.
- UK: Arrests after pig’s head thrown at Crawley mosque
Three men have been arrested after a pig’s head was thrown into the car park of a mosque in West Sussex.
- Quran Memorization Program Begins in Jordan’s Aqaba Province
A permanent program for memorizing the holy Quran began in Jordan’s Aqaba Province, Ad-Dastur Daily reports.