1. Eid al-Mubahila, its historic perspectivey
    Glorious Quran Chapter 3 Verse 61 says: And unto him who disputeth with thee therein after the knowledge hath come unto thee, Say! (O’ Our Apostle Muhammad!) ( Unto them ) come ye, let us summon our sons, and ( ye summon ) your sons, and ( we summon ) our women and ( ye ) your women, and ( we summon ) ourselves and ( ye ) yourselves and then let us invoke the curse of God on the liars !
  2. Muslim Group Aims to Reverse Swiss Minaret Ban
    A Swiss Islamic group said on Monday it was launching a popular initiative to reverse a ban on building new minarets in the Alpine state, saying voters would decide differently if the matter came up for referendum again.
  3. 50 suspected militants arrested in Iraq
    Iraqi security forces have rounded up tens of suspected militants as Baghdad steps up its efforts to restore security in the violence-wracked nation.
  4. Jail for fraud over Muslim school funds
    THE director of a Perth Muslim school who defrauded taxpayers of up to $750,000 had shown no remorse for “dishonest and fraudulent” crimes.
  5. Emirates Islamic Bank offers online banking promotion for the business community
    Getting true to its values of innovation and customer convenience, Emirates Islamic Bank announced the launch of a new promotion for smartBUSINESS customers.
  6. Iraq delays first census since 1987 over land row
    BAGHDAD – Iraq postponed once again its first full census in more than two decades on Tuesday as it struggles to end a longstanding dispute between majority Arabs and minority Kurds over land and oil.
  7. Iraq car bomb attack casualties rise to 29
    Five people have been killed and more than 20 others injured in two bombings in Iraq while police have discovered three dead bodies.
  8. Air pollution lingering in Tehran
    The air pollution in Tehran is still at an alarming level due to the accumulation of pollutants and the pattern of air inversion in the metropolis.
  9. State cracks down on Salafi literature at Algiers book fair
    Algeria has for years turned a blind eye to Salafism, but recent shows of strength by its followers – including some Salafist clerics refusing to stand for the national anthem – have focused official attention on the group.
    Al-Shabaab, meaning “The Youth,” came into its own in 2003 as a Salafi-jihadist movement and was placed on the State Department’s list of terrorist organizations in 2008.