- Indonesian President opens Koran recital contest
BENGKULU, indonesia — President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono opened the 23rd national Koran recital competition Saturday in Bengkulu.
- Worshippers attacked outside mosque in Dagestan
At least one person was killed and one more wounded when an unknown man opened fire on worshippers outside a mosque in the village of Tarki in Russia’s North Caucasus Republic of Dagestan on Friday.
- 3rd Hussainiyah under Attack By SSP Terrorists in a single Month
A Masjid and Hussainiyah came under attack by the Terrorists of Sipah e Sahaba Pakistan,In a village Wah Burira .
- Cyclone Phet kills 10 in Pakistan
Strong wind and rain killed 10 people, damaged property and flooded homes in southern Pakistan in the last 24 hours, but the disaster Cyclone Phet threatened to bring was averted.
- 200 Muslim leaders urge global support for Mindanao peace bid
Over 200 Muslims and their leaders from the academic, professional, religious, women and youth sectors have issued a call to the international community, such as the United Nations and the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) to continue helping the Mindanao peace processes between the Philippine government and the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to achieve lasting, just and comprehensive peace in Southern Philippines.
- Police targeted in Iraq attacks, 11 people dead
BAGHDAD – Gunmen and bombers killed at least 11 people and wounded scores in a string of attacks in western Iraq and the capital Baghdad on Monday, targeting mainly police and Sunni ex-insurgents who turned against al Qaeda.
- Egypt’s Islamic TV extends reach with new languages
(Reuters) – Egypt’s al-Azhar’s satellite channel that seeks to promote moderate Islam launched four language services to extend its reach to millions of Muslims worldwide, its designers said.
- Iran’s first women-only bank opens
TEHRAN – Iran’s first women-only bank branch opened on Monday, allowing women to manage their finances without dealing with unrelated men — something likely to appeal to religious families who oppose mingling between the sexes.
- New Abu Dhabi Investment Bank eyes Women’s Wealth
ABU DHABI (Reuters) – A new investment bank in Abu Dhabi is targeting wealthy women in the oil-exporting emirate, which has one of the highest levels of income per capita in the world, saying women have different investment needs than men.
- The 5th International Halal Marketing Conference 2010
The 5th International Halal Marketing Conference, IHMC 2010, ended yesterday.