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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Muslim pilgrims mark final hajj rite with ‘Stoning of Devil’

Muslim pilgrims mark final hajj rite with ‘Stoning of Devil’ For many, the pilgrimage, which runs five days and which all Muslims must perform at least once in a lifetime if physically and financially able, has been a lifelong dream. World Bulletin / News Desk In stifling heat, a Saudi security guard sprayed Muslim pilgrims with water as they advanced ... Read More »

1.7 million Muslims in Saudi Arabia for Hajj pilgrimage

1.7 million Muslims in Saudi Arabia for Hajj pilgrimage Last year’s pilgrimage saw 1.9 million Muslims visit holy cities of Mecca, Medina World Bulletin / News Desk The number of Muslim pilgrims to have arrived in Saudi Arabia — from all over the world — to perform this year’s Hajj pilgrimage now stands at 1,723,793, the Saudi authorities said Monday. ... Read More »

Huge queues formed in front of the Tokyo’s mosque

Huge queues formed in front of the Tokyo’s mosque The Tokyo Mosque, also known as the ‘Turkish Mosque’, played an important role in promoting Islam in large quantities in Japan Enes Elamri / World Bulletin The Tokyo Mosque & Turkish Cultural Center is the largest mosque in Japan, located near Yoyogi-uehara station, Shibuya ward. It is known as the most ... Read More »

What is Hajj?

What is Hajj? Muslims celebrate Hajj at least once in their lifetime as it is one of the five pillars of Islam. But what is Hajj and when is the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca? World Bulletin / News Desk This year, Hajj is predicted to commence on Sunday, August 19 and last until Friday, August 24. The date tends to ... Read More »

Chinese Muslims protest against planned mosque demolition

Chinese Muslims protest against planned mosque demolition Rare demonstration by Hui minority group comes amid broad government crackdown on religious practice. Thousands of Muslims gathered at a mosque in northwestern China to protest its planned demolition in a rare, public pushback to the government’s efforts to rewrite how religions are practised in the country. A large crowd of Hui people, ... Read More »

Yemen: Saudi-led coalition kills 50 civilians, majority children in air attack

Yemen: Saudi-led coalition kills 50 civilians, majority children in air attack Saudi-led coalition air strikes on Thursday killed 50 people, including children traveling on a bus through a market, in Saada [Sa’dah] province, Yemen, according to Health official and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The coalition denied targeting civilians. In a statement it said that the air ... Read More »

Kazakhstan: Littoral states agree on Caspian Sea status

Kazakhstan: Littoral states agree on Caspian Sea status ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AA): Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan, the five Caspian littoral states reached a deal Sunday on the legal status of the resource-rich sea. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani, Kazakhtan’s Nursultan Nazarbayev, Russia’s Vladimir Putin and the president of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov met in the Kazakh city ... Read More »

Local startup develops Islamic learning app

Local startup develops Islamic learning app Islamic Mind provides interactive learning content for smartphones and tablets based on Brunei’s Islamic curriculum. A Bruneian startup has released a smartphone/tablet application that teaches Muslim children basic Islamic knowledge. Developed by Mindplus Education, Islamic Mind provides interactive learning content based on Brunei’s Islamic curriculum. The mobile app uses animations and quizzes tailored for ... Read More »

Education for Girls in Islam

Education for Girls in Islam What Does Islam Say About Education for Girls? Gender inequality between men and women is a criticism often made of the Islamic faith, and while there are ways in which men and women are regarded differently in Islam, the position regarding education is not one of them. The practices of extremist groups like the Taliban ... Read More »

The International Forum for Education 2017

The International Forum for Education 2017 The International Forum for Education 2017 was held on 28th – 29th of July 2017 at the Marriott Garden Inn Hotel in Istanbul. The event was organized to bring together experts and distinguished leaders in education from across the globe to discuss developments in the field of education, especially when it comes to methods ... Read More »