DR ZAKIR NAIK SAYS MODI OFFERED HIM ‘SAFE PASSAGE’ IN RETURN FOR SUPPORTING KASHMIR MOVE

Tue 14 January 2020: India’s most popular Muslim televangelist Dr Zakir Naik – who has been living in self-exile in Malaysia since 2016 – has confirmed that an emissary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered him a “safe passage to India” in return for supporting the BJP government’s revocation of Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ&K)’s […]

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AIR FORCE COMMISSIONS FIRST FEMALE MUSLIM CHAPLAIN

Mon 13 January 2020: A woman of Indian descent has become the U.S. Air Force’s first female Muslim chaplain candidate, breaking taboos and shattering glass ceilings. Second Lt. Saleha Jabeen on Dec. 18, 2019 was appointed at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago by Air Force Chief of Chaplains Maj. Gen. Steven Schaick, the Air […]

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MUSLIM POPULATION OF ENGLAND PASSES THE THREE MILLION MARK FOR THE FIRST TIME

Mon 13 January 2020: The Muslim population of England has passed the three million mark for the first time, according to estimates prepared by Whitehall. They said that Muslims are the fastest-growing faith group in the country – while allegiance to Christianity continues to decline. The figures were produced by the Office for National Statistics […]

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OIC DISCUSSES STRATEGIC PLAN TO DEVELOP JERUSALEM

Fri 10 January 2019: Permanent delegates of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation held a meeting Wednesday at OIC’s headquarters in Jeddah to inform member states about the strategic plan to develop the vital sectors in Jerusalem, and mechanisms proposed by the Palestinian Authority (PA) to implement it. The plan comes within the framework of following up […]

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BRAZIL SUPREME COURT SIDES WITH NETFLIX OVER GAY JESUS COMEDY

Fri 10 January 2020: (AFP) Brazil’s highest court on Thursday rejected a lower court’s decision to remove from Netflix a comedy depicting Jesus Christ in a gay relationship. The head of the Supreme Federal Court, Judge Antonio Dias Toffoli, sided with the streaming platform’s appeal against a temporary injunction banning the movie. It denied the […]

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HALAL PORK? WORLD’S FIRST PLANT-BASED PORK SUBSTITUTE UNVEILED

Thu 09 January 2019: Impossible Foods, a leading “alternative meat producer”, unvieled on Monday the world’s first meat-free pork substitute at the CES tech show in Las Vegas. The firm behind the Impossible Burger offered samples of the pork product at the trade event. Made from soy protein, and enriched with sunflower and coconut oil, […]

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DEATH THREATS SPRAY-PAINTED ON CZECH MOSQUE

Sun 05 January 2020: A mosque in the Czech Republic’s second city of Brno has been vandalized with graffiti threatening to kill Muslims, police said Saturday. “Don’t spread Islam in the Czech Republic! Otherwise we’ll kill you,” reads the inscription sprayed on the mosque. “We have been investigating the case since Friday afternoon as damage […]

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