- Manila: prestigious French Legion completes mosque’s rebuilding
Manila — The prestigious French Legion of Honor and National Order of Merit Association have re-elected as co-presidents French Ambassador Thierry Borja de Mozota and former Speaker Jose de Venecia Jr., who announced completion of the rebuilding of the first Muslim mosque built in Tawi-Tawi.
- Russia’s Muslims and Buddhists Want Public Holidays for Their Faiths Too
Now that the Russian Duma has approved the Day of the Baptism of Rus’ as a public holiday, leaders of Russia’s Islamic and Buddhist communities say they want their faiths to be recognized in the same way, yet another example of the way in which Moscow’s efforts to use Orthodoxy to unite the country in fact is dividing them.
- Anti-Ahlul Bayt terrorists brutally killed a Shia Muslim in D.I.Khan
Nasebi terrorists on Sunday killed Mashoor Hussain in Dera Ismail Khan.
- Three websites for Muslims launched
LAHORE – Pakistani computing engineers have come out to give a strong deterrent to the websites carrying blasphemous caricatures in an attempt to undue their propagandas. In this connection, they have launched counter social networks websites including www. millatfacebook.com, www. myfriendsbook. com and www.emanfacebook.com.
- IUML not to have any tie-up with Jamaat-e-Islami
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Indian Union Muslim League, a partner in the Opposition Congress-led UDF in Kerala, said it would not have any tie-up or seat adjustments with Jamaat-e-Islami for the coming local body and assembly polls.
- Iraq’s Shia blocs haggle over powers of PM
Iraq’s two main Shia political blocs agreed to unite weeks ago but the merger is hung up on disagreements about how to choose a prime minister and ways to limit his powers.
- Afghan capital prepares for crunch peace meeting
KABUL – Hundreds of community, political and religious leaders from across Afghanistan were arriving in Kabul Monday for a crucial assembly, or “peace jirga” that could set the agenda for ending years of war.