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Awqaf Ministry reminds Muslims of Ashurah fast

Awqaf Ministry reminds Muslims of Ashurah fast

The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs urged Muslims to fast the days of Tasua, the 9th of Muharram, and Ashurah, the 10th of Muharram, 1441, in pursuance of the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).

Retreat of the religious address

Retreat of the religious address

There are clear and highly important turning points in the socio-political history of all nations.

Muslims vote in referendum on autonomous region in Philippines

Muslims vote in referendum on autonomous region in Philippines

Minority Bangsamoro Muslims in the southern Philippines cast votes on Monday in a long-awaited referendum on autonomy

India closer to making 'triple talaq' a punishable offence

India closer to making 'triple talaq' a punishable offence

The Supreme Court outlawed the practice last year, but Modi's government wants to make it a non-bailable offence carrying a jail term of up to three years.

Germany reports 950 attacks on Muslims, mosques last year

Germany reports 950 attacks on Muslims, mosques last year

Interior Ministry figures show that at least 950 attacks occurred in Germany on Muslims and Islamic institutions last year, the Neue Osnabruecker Zeitung reported Saturday.

Ministry calls for Istisqa prayer on Thursday

Ministry calls for Istisqa prayer on Thursday

The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs called for the performance of Istisqa prayer at the state's mosques on Thursday the 20th of Safar 1439, AH corresponding to November 9, 2017 at 06.01 am.

Indian court commutes death sentences of 11 Muslims

Indian court commutes death sentences of 11 Muslims

The 11 men will instead face life in jail for causing the fire that killed 59 Hindu passengers and set off some of the worst religious violence to hit India since independence.

India's top court tells govt to stop cow vigilantes

India's top court tells govt to stop cow vigilantes

Critics say that extremists emboldened by the current Hindu nationalist government's tough stance on cow slaughter are using beef as a pretext to target the community.

1.4mn pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia before Haj

1.4mn pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia before Haj

More than two million people are expected to participate in this year's Haj, a pillar of Islam that capable Muslims must perform at least once in their lives, which starts next week.

Venkaiah Naidu sworn in as India's vice president

Venkaiah Naidu sworn in as India's vice president

Venkaiah Naidu, a long-time member of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has been sworn in as the country's 13th vice president.

Worshippers can return to Al-Aqsa, say Muslim leaders

Worshippers can return to Al-Aqsa, say Muslim leaders

Muslim religious leaders in Jerusalem told worshippers on Thursday that they can once again enter the Al-Aqsa mosque compound.

Muslims again boycott site over Israeli security measures

Muslims again boycott site over Israeli security measures

Muslims boycotted a Jerusalem holy site for the third day running on Tuesday after Israeli authorities installed metal detectors and cameras at entrances to the sensitive compound following an attack that killed two policemen.