- Headscarf row: principal suspended
The principal of Believers’ Church English Medium School at Gurupuram, who issued a transfer certificate to a Muslim girl student allegedly for wearing a headscarf to school, has been placed under suspension by the school management.
- Muslim Military Graves Again Vandalized in France
In yet another incident of its kind, a number of graves belonging to Muslim soldiers who fought for France in major world conflicts have been vandalized in a cemetery in Tarazon, southern France, media and defence sources confirmed Friday.
- Indonesia: President opens Muslim congress
Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono officially opened the 5th Indonesian Muslim Congress in East Jakarta on Friday. The congress is a forum for key organisations and institutions in the world’s most populous Muslim country.
- The Latest News about Muslims in UK Election: Three Muslim Women and 6
Two Pakistani-heritage women have become the first Muslim females to be elected to the British Parliament following their success in the Thursday’s UK national polls which, however, has seen none of the three mainstream parties gain absolute majority to form a stable next government.
- Allawi insists on forming Iraqi gov’t
Former Iraqi prime minister Iyad Allawi says his Iraqiya list entitles him to form the next government — regardless of the merger of Iraq’s two Shia blocs.
- The Conspiracy Against Shia Clerick in Australia
Morning Herald on May 1st in which the case against Sheikh Mansour Leghaei was exposed as baseless.
- Nigeria faces power struggle over Christian Muslim rule
Nigeria faced a sectarian power struggle last night after a Christian was appointed as president in contravention of an unwritten rule that the job should be rotated to a Muslim.
- Iran details plans for satellite launch
Iranian Telecommunications Minister Reza Taqipour expounds on the plans and preparations for a national satellite launch in the coming year.
- Mass grave of Iraqis found in Kuwait
Kuwait says it has found a mass grave where scores of slain Iraqi soldiers were buried during the 1991 US war with the ex-Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.
- Spanish intellectuals call for exiled Muslims to be honored
A group of Spanish intellectuals launched a petition campaign for the country’s most prestigious award to be given to descendants of Moorish-Andalusíes’ this year.