SAUDI ARABIA AND-RUSSIA SIGNED AN AGREEMENT IN ISLAMIC COOPERATION

Mon 11 November 2019: Saudi Arabia and Russia signed on Sunday a memorandum of understanding on Islamic cooperation aimed at “introducing Islam and its noble values” and exchanging researches, books and scientific publications in various languages.   The MoU includes holding scientific symposia and joint training courses, the participation of scholars and preachers specialized in […]

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WORLD’S OLDEST UNIVERSITY | GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS

World’s Oldest University | Guinness World Records Sat 09 November 2019: The University of al-Qarawiyyin, also written Al Quaraouiyine or Al-Karaouine (Arabic: جامعة القرويين‎; Berber: ⵜⵉⵎⵣⴳⵉⴷⴰ ⵏ ⵍⵇⴰⵕⴰⵡⵉⵢⵢⵉⵏ; French: Université Al Quaraouiyine), is a university located in Fez, Morocco. It is the oldest existing, continually operating and the first degree-awarding educational institution in the world […]

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WHY DO MORE NON-MUSLIMS CHOOSE ISLAMIC BANKING IN UAE?

WHY DO MORE NON-MUSLIMS CHOOSE ISLAMIC BANKING IN UAE? Thu 07 November 2019: Islamic banking continues to maintain its appeal not just among the Muslim residents but also among the non-Muslims in the UAE, according to Islamic Banking Index 2019 released on Wednesday. “Islamic banking is on the rise in the UAE as three out […]

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YUSUF ISLAM INVITES ERDOGAN TO ATTEND CAMBRIDGE MOSQUE OPENING CEREMONY

Yusuf Islam invites Erdogan to attend Cambridge Mosque opening ceremony Thu 07 November 2019: Renowned British singer, Yusuf Islam, last week invited Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend the opening ceremony of the Cambridge Mosque next month. The invitation came during a meeting between the two men in Istanbul, the Anadolu Agency reported sources in the […]

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NEW MEDIA GUIDELINES FOR REPORTING ON MUSLIMS AND ISLAM PUBLISHED

New media guidelines for reporting on Muslims and Islam published Wed 06 November 2019: A new report with media guidelines for reporting on Muslims and Islam has been published today in Scotland. The document has been produced by the Scottish Parliament’s Cross-Party Group (CPG) on Tackling Islamophobia in conjunction with Newcastle University and the National […]

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FATIMA AL-FIHRI: FOUNDER OF WORLD’S VERY FIRST UNIVERSITY

Fatima al-Fihri: Founder of World’s Very First University  Tue 05 November 2019: Have you ever asked someone to name inspirational people, dead or alive? You’ll probably get names like Martin Luther King, Neil Armstrong… I mean, We can’t deny that these and so many other men have done amazing things and are definitely worth the […]

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ELDERLY FRENCHMAN CHARGED OVER BAYONNE MOSQUE ATTACK

Elderly Frenchman charged over Bayonne mosque attack Fri 01 November 2019: An octogenarian accused of wounding two men in a shooting at a mosque in southern France has been charged and ordered held in detention, the prosecutor’s office said Wednesday. Claude Sinke, who stood as a candidate for the far-right National Rally in 2015 regional […]

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POPE FRANCIS PRAYS FOR STABILITY IN IRAQ AMID DEADLY PROTESTS

Pope Francis prays for stability in Iraq amid deadly protests Wed 30 October 2019: Pope Francis prayed Wednesday for Iraq, where 18 more people were killed and hundreds wounded Oct. 29 during political protests in Karbala. “My thoughts turn to beloved Iraq, where protests during this month have caused numerous deaths and injuries,” the pope […]

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NOW, ‘VIRTUAL MUFTI’ TO ISSUE QUICK FATWAS IN DUBAI

NOW, ‘VIRTUAL MUFTI’ TO ISSUE QUICK FATWAS IN DUBAI Wed 30 October 2019: Dubai will use artificial intelligence (AI) to dole out fatwas virtually, the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai (IACAD) announced on Tuesday, October 29. The initiative is called virtual ifta – which means the act of issuing a fatwa (formal […]

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