Tuesday , 21 May 2019

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‘Halaal’ whale meat on menu

Prayer rooms, hijabs made from local silk and even halaal-certified whale meat are appearing in Japan as tourism bosses wake up to the demand from Muslim travelers. For a largely homogeneous country with only around 100 000 practising Muslims, that means groping its way through unfamiliar customs as it looks to tap a growing market to help it double the ... Read More »

‘Boycotts not bullets will beat Israel’


Israeli activist, Ilan Pappe, urged Muslims to re-frame their support of Palestinians on humanitarian grounds rather than an Islamic one, writes Ismail Suder You cannot beat Zionist Israel through an armed struggle: strangle them economically and isolate them from the world and you’ll win”. That was the core advice from World renowned Israeli academic, activist and historian Professor Ilan Pappe ... Read More »

Let’s Stop Saying That Islamists Are Fighting The ‘West’


We’ve all heard this refrain ad nauseam since 9/11: “Islamists are at war with the West. They hate us for who we are.” The fact is, though, that they don’t hate us for who we are. They hate us for who we’re not: we’re not Muslim, and that’s a characteristic we share with billions of people outside the West. If ... Read More »

Muslims flee Central African Republic capital

Central African Republic

Thousands of Muslims have fled for their lives from the capital of Central African Republic, with Christian crowds cheering as the truckloads of families made their way out of town. One man who fell off a truck in Bangui on Friday was subsequently killed and his body mutilated. It really is a horrific situation. All over Bangui, entire Muslim neighborhoods ... Read More »

Central African Republic names first Muslim prime minister

Bangui (Central African Republic) (AFP) – The Central African Republic named its first Muslim prime minister on Sunday as part of an effort to create a more inclusive government and end more than a year of sectarian violence. Related Stories Samba Panza names former Seleka advisor as Central African PM Reuters C. African Republic prime minister names cabinet Associated Press ... Read More »

SA under pressure to cut ties with ‘IsraHell’

The Government is under increasing pressure to sever diplomatic ties with Israel after it launched a ‘barbaric’ slaughter of more than 220 defenseless residents of Gaza, writes senior journalist Ismail Suder. Outraged South Africans continue to protest in all major South African cities against Israel’s indiscriminate aerial attacks on mostly innocent civilians in this Holy month of Ramadan, the latest ... Read More »

South African Muslims reject the violence of extremists


“As South African Muslims, we reject the actions of groups that have adopted murder, kidnapping and violence against innocent people, the destruction of schools, sacred spaces and forced conversions in the name of Islam,” says the petition on change.org, titled “Reject Violence in the Name of Islam”. Economist Sha’ista Goga, who initiated the petition, said she had done so because, ... Read More »

Ebola threatens to leave 1 million without food


Ebola threatens to leave 1 million in need of food in west African countries hit by the deadly virus. New fears have arisen after Doctors Without Borders warned the outbreak could last another six months. Ebola, which has claimed the lives of 1,145 people, now threatens to leave 1 million without food, according to the UN World Food Program (WEP). ... Read More »

Christian and Jewish leaders campaign to support Muslim community


Christian and Jewish leaders have rallied to support the Muslim community, asking members of the Australian public to join them in a campaign called “We’ll love Muslims 100 years”. Rabbi Zalman Kastel will join Australian Christian Churches pastor, Brad Chilcott, Tim Costello and other denominational leaders in three events in New South Wales, South Australia and Western Australia on Friday ... Read More »

Muslims Urged Not to Wash Ebola’s Dead

Amid hiking death toll of Ebola disease in west Africa, Muslims in Liberia have been cautioned against washing the bodies of people who died of Ebola to avoid spreading the virus. “Funerals and washing dead bodies in West African countries have led, to a great extend, to spread the disease,” Rana Sidani, the spokesperson of the World Health Organization (WHO) ... Read More »