1. Australian Government to spend millions to fight spread of Wahhabism
    The Australian Government will be earmarking millions of dollars to check the spread of extremist Wahhabis who are far from Islamic thought but kill innocent people in the name of Islam. The measure comes as part of a Federal Budget package to boost national security.
  2. North Ossetian mufti confesses he was a student of Wahhabi leader
    Moscow — Mufti of the North Ossetia Ali (Sergey) Yevteyev told he used to be a radical Muslim and even headed “jamaat.”
  3. Mashhad Selected to Host Int’l Quran Contest for Muslim Students
    The holy city of Mashhad was selected to host the third international Quran competition for Muslim students.
  4. Holy Qom to Host Conference on “Quran and Nahj-ol-Balaqa Interpretation in Universities”
    40 papers will be presented at the two-day conference on “Quran and Nahj-ol-Balaqa Interpretation in Universities”, director of the conference told reporters .
  5. Iraq Police find arms hiding place in Muthna
    A Brigade affiliated to the sixth contingent in Muthna Brigade found an arms and explosives hiding place in a deserted house in Hay Al Nasr and Al Salam neighborhoods west Baghdad.
  6. Baku to host Islamic Universities Federation Conference
    The Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW) will hold its fifth General Conference in Baku, capital of Azerbaijan, over three days, Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) website reports.
  7. Eight Muslims in British parliament
    Eight Muslim representatives including three women have joined the British House of Commons in the recent parliamentary elections in the United Kingdom.
  8. Azhar sheikh warns West against double standards
    The Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar Ahmed el-Tayyeb called yesterday on the United States and the West not to adopt double standards towards Arab and Islamic issues, especially the Palestinian question.
  9. Website cashing in on Muslim travellers
    Islamic travel is nothing new, but with no definitive rules as to what is and is not sharia-compliant travel can be difficult for practising Muslims.