- Poland refutes ‘clash of civilizations’ by embracing Muslims
If Samuel Huntington was right, Poland would have seen history’s most vexatious civil wars, given the fact that for centuries a tiny Muslim community has co-existed with Jews in a country where the Catholic tradition is one of the strongest in the world.
- Attack on Muslim artwork at School of the Art Institute called a “hate crime”
Chicago-area Muslims on Thursday decried as a “hate crime” vandalism against an art installation that itself pictures the rise of hate crimes and racial profiling against Muslims after 9/11,
- Muslim youth in firing line
HYDERABAD: With the authorities now stating that a Hindu militant organisation was behind the Ajmer and Mecca Masjid blasts, some police officials are of the view that a soul searching should begin in the state force as to why the leads to this effect given way back were not investigated by the local authorities.
- Exclusive masterwork gets honor to bedeck Imam Hussein (AS) tomb
HOLY KARBALA, Iraq: Authorities of the holy Husseini shrine in Karbala have replaced the ancient artifact at the top of the door of the Zareeh (tomb) of Al-Imam Abi Abdellah Al-Hussein (AS) with a very unique and rare piece of art which the specialists considered extremely important to decorate the holy grave.
- German churches urged to promote Muslim integration
Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has called upon Germany’s churches to promote the integration of Muslims, days before government-sponsored talks with Muslim groups are due to resume.
- Algeria fears of spreading Shiism
A number of Arab dailies reported that Algeria fears spread of Shiism quoting a newspaper Al-Charooq Al-Jazaeriyah which wrote an item titled ‘Algerian fear because of spread of Shi’ism …. After 50 Algerian students converted to Shiite in Iran’.
- Gunmen kill Muezzin west of Mosul
Unknown gunmen killed the Muezzin of a mosque in western Mosul city on Saturday.
- Erdogan urges Greece to enhance freedoms for its Muslim minority
The leaders of longtime foes Greece and Turkey have billed the latter’s landmark visit to Athens, during which they held a historic joint cabinet meeting and signed more than two dozen agreements, as the beginning of a historic new cooperation.