- Saudi Arabia to launch official TV, radio to issue fatwas
Saudi Arabia is mulling the idea of setting up an official television channel and radio station for accredited Muslim scholars to issue fatwas, or religious edicts, reports said on Saturday.
- Hijab ban for cops ruled illegal in Norway
A Norwegian administrative court on Friday said a ban on female police officers wearing the Islamic headscarf was illegal, in response to a government refusal last year to allow officers to don the hijab.
- Florida officials ban church’s Quran burning bid
City officials in Gainesville, Florida, have denied a burning permit to a local church that wants to burn copies of the Quran on the upcoming anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attacks.
- Aligarh Muslim University to announce Sir Syed Ahmad Khan International Award on Oct 10
The Aligarh Muslim University has announced its prestigious international award named after its founder, “Sir Syed Ahmad Khan International Award” for the year 2010.
- Utah’s Iraqi Shia Muslms Gain a Masjid of Their Own
Shiite Muslims from Iraq have founded their own mosque in West Valley City so that they can worship and teach their children in their language.
- Islamic businessmen union holds first conference on Fiday
JEDDAH — The Businessmen Union of member states of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) holds itsr first conference here on Friday to discuss ways to increase inter-trade and encourage investment, it was announced on Thursday.
- Muslim scholars join road safety campaign
Senior Muslim scholars have urged the public to abide by “Islamic ethics” to ensure road safety.
- Muslim figures to file a suit against Egypt on Ahl Al-Bayt (AS) shrines
PARIS, France: About 100 Muslim figures from Iraq, Egypt and other countries have decided to sue the government of Egypt at the Commission on Human Rights of the United Nations, because of its non-activation of project of tourism of the holy shrines.
- Ignorant Saudi Wahhabi police surrounds a Shia Muslim Masjid and prevents performing Friday prayers
On Friday noon, Saudi Wahhabi security patrols cordoned a Shiite mosque in the city of Khobar and prevented worshipers from reaching it to perform Friday prayers.
- Rise in Participation of Muslim Children in Elementary Education
The preliminary analysis of provisional data suggests a significant improvement in participation of Muslim Minority children in elementary education programmes.