TUNISIAN MP PROBED FOR SAYING TEACHER BEHEADED OVER PROPHET MUHAMMAD’S CARICATURES HAD TO ‘BEAR CONSEQUENCES’

Sun 18 October 2020: A Tunisian MP is being investigated for allegedly attempting to justify the decapitation of a French teacher in a gruesome terror attack this week, reports DW. History teacher Samuel Paty, 47, was beheaded on Friday afternoon in the suburb of  Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, about 30km northwest of Paris. Paty had conducted a class on freedom […]

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SAUDI ARABIA ALLOWS CITIZENS, RESIDENTS TO PRAY IN GRAND MOSQUE IN MECCA

Sun 18 October 2020: Saudi Arabia allowed its citizens and residents inside the kingdom to perform prayers in one of the most holy religious sites, Al Haram Mosque (Grand Mosque) in Makkah, for the first time in seven months, state television reported early on Sunday. A group of worshipers prayed Fajr (the dawn prayer) in […]

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TORONTO MOSQUE REMAINS CLOSED AFTER RECEIVING THREATS LIKE ‘CHRISTCHURCH MASSACRE’

Wed 14 October 2020: A Toronto mosque remained closed on Monday night after it received several violent and offensive threats by email early Saturday. Toronto police are investigating. On Twitter, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he was “deeply disturbed” by the news, while Toronto Mayor John Tory said the threats are “completely unacceptable” and he stands […]

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UP TO 250,000 DOMESTIC PILGRIMS ALLOWED TO PERFORM UMRAH FROM OCT. 18

Tue 13 October 2020: Foreign pilgrims coming from abroad will be allowed to perform Umrah and visit holy mosques from November 1 The Saudi Ministry of Haj and Umrah announced that 250,000 domestic pilgrims will be allowed to perform Umrah in the second phase of the gradual resumption of the pilgrimage. The move will mark […]

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FREED FRENCH HOSTAGE REVEALS SHE IS MUSLIM AFTER 4-YEAR CAPTIVITY IN MALI

Sat 10 October 2020: A French aid worker held in Mali for four years by militants has revealed that she converted to Islam during here captivity, according to French media reports. Sophie Petronin arrived at Villacoublay airport, southwest of Paris on Friday, where she was welcomed by President Emmanuel Macron. In a Twitter post, Macron said he […]

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RIHANNA APOLOGIZES TO MUSLIM COMMUNITY AFTER USE OF HADITH AT FENTY LINGERIE SHOW

Wed 07 October 2020: Rihanna has issued an apology to the Muslim community after receiving backlash for using sacred Islamic verses in a song played at her fashion show. The 32-year-old singer’s star-studded Savage X Fenty fashion show debuted on Amazon Prime on Oct. 2 and was praised for its inclusivity, featuring models of different sizes, races, and […]

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“ATTACKING MUSLIMS IS A TOOLS FOR EU POLITICIANS TO HIDE THEIR FAILURE,” ERDOGAN

Tue 06 October 2020: Erdogan urged Macron to act like a responsible statesman, rather than pretending to be a colonial governor The French president’s recent claims about Islam amount to a dangerous provocation, Turkey’s president said on Tuesday. “[Emmanuel] Macron’s statement on ‘Islam is in crisis’ in a city where Muslims are the majority go […]

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TURKEY ACCUSES FRANCE’S MACRON OF ‘SOWING ISLAMOPHOBIA’

Tue 06 October 2020: Scapegoating Islam, Muslims for failures of French Republic is far cry from rational policy,’ says Turkish spokesman Turkey on Monday accused French President Emmanuel Macron of “encouraging Islamophobia” with his recent remarks claiming that “Islam is in crisis”. “The claim by President Macron that ‘Islam is in crisis’ is a dangerous […]

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FREE MARKET ‘TRICKLE-DOWN’ POLICIES FAIL SOCIETY, POPE FRANCIS SAYS

Mon 05 October 2020: Pope Francis said on Sunday that the COVID-19 pandemic was the latest crisis to prove that market forces alone and “trickle-down” economic policies had failed to produce the social benefits their proponents claim. In an encyclical on the theme of human fraternity, Francis also said private property cannot be considered an […]

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