THE HOLY QUR’AN URGES PEOPLE TO STAND FIRMLY FOR JUSTICE, BIDEN SAYS IN HIS EID GREETINGS

President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden commemorate Eid al-Fitr with recorded remarks from the White House on Sunday, May 16, 2021. Video screengrab Mon 02 May 2022: US President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden congratulated Muslims worldwide on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month […]

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MOST ARAB COUNTRIES INCLUDING SAUDI ARABIA TO CELEBRATE EID AL-FITR ON MONDAY

Sun 01 May 2022:  Saudi Arabia and most Arab countries will celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, on Monday. In a statement, the Saudi Royal Court said the new moon of Shawwal, the 10th month in the Islamic lunar calendar, was not born on Saturday, April 30. “Hence, Sunday, May 1 will […]

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ANTI-MUSLIM ACTS ROSE BY 9% IN THE US – CAIR REPORT

Sat 30 April 2022:  The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) report shows that there has been a 9 per cent increase in discrimination against Muslims in the US During a press conference of a newly published report “Still Suspect: The Impact of Structural Islamophobia”, CAIR Director, Nihad Awad, said Islamophobia is structural and deep in the US. According […]

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VIOLENCE AGAINST VEILED WOMEN IN FRANCE SPARKS TENSIONS

Fri 29 April 2022: A French lawyer has expressed deep concern over the recent assault of two veiled young Muslim women by police officers at the Pont de Clichy in the northwestern part of the capital Paris. Video footage showing police officers involved in the incident on April 14 went viral, triggering tensions. In France, two Muslim women were beaten by police […]

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POPE ASKS SRI LANKA TO REVEAL IDENTITY OF EASTER SUNDAY ATTACKERS

Pope Francis attends a meeting with members of the Sri Lankan community living in Italy, in Saint Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Tue 26 April 2022: Pope Francis urges the island nation to name the bombers behind series of attacks in 2019 that the Catholic Church suspects was a conspiracy. Pope Francis has urged […]

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POPE INVITES RUSSIAN PATRIARCH KIRILL TO BECOME “TRUE PEACEMAKERS”

Sun 24 April 2022: The Moscow Patriarchate stated on Sunday that Pope Francis urged Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to unite as “true peacemakers” for Ukraine and to pray for one another. “May the Holy Spirit transform our hearts and make us true peacemakers, especially for war-torn Ukraine, so that as soon as […]

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PROPHET’S MOSQUE IN SAUDI ARABIA ATTRACTS 14 MILLION VISITORS DURING RAMADAN

Sun 24 April 2022: Since the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, at least 14 million worshippers have attended prayers at the Mosque in Medina, according to the official Saudi Press Agency  (SPA) report on Saturday. The organizing committee said they worked with “auxiliary agencies” as well as in-house workers to improve the mosque’s […]

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US MUSLIMS DONATED $1.8B TO CHARITY IN 2021: REPORT

Muslims in the United States hold tarawih prayers for the first time in Times Square, New York. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Fri 22 April 2022: Average Muslim gave $2,070 in zakat last year Muslim Americans gave an estimated $1.8 billion in zakat, or charity, in 2021, according to a report. The average Muslim gave $2,070 in zakat, one […]

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MEETING BETWEEN RUSSIAN ORTHODOX PATRIARCH AND THE POPE IS OFF

Fri 22 April 2022: Pope Francis’s plan to meet with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill has been suspended, the pontifex told an Argentine newspaper. Reuters reported last week that the pontifex was considering extending a trip to Lebanon in June to meet with Kirill who has been a staunch supporter of Russian’s invasion on Ukraine. But […]

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