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Indian court upholds marriage amid claims of Muslims trying to forcibly convert Hindu women

India’s highest court Thursday upheld the marriage of a Muslim man and a woman who converted to Islam against the wishes of her Hindu parents in a case that fueled claims that Muslims were forcibly converting Hindu women. The case of 24-year-old Hadiya, who uses one name, and her husband gained national attention after a court in the southern state ... Read More »

Owaisi rakes up Mahatma Gandhi assassination, says ‘kill us too if you want’

All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi has now raked up the assassination of the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, by Nathuram Godse. Referring to Godse as ‘Number 1 Hindu Ratna terrorist’, Owaisi dared anyone to serve him a notice over his statement. He said that Muslims have never tried to sell India but have been oppressed and ... Read More »

Muslim woman suing Michigan hospital after man viciously punches her in the head

A 19-year-old Muslim woman is suing a Michigan hospital after she was viciously attacked by a man while checking into the hospital emergency room in February. Security camera footage of the incident shows the woman, who was wearing a hijab, speaking to a receptionist at the ER desk at Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn, M.I., when a man approaches her from ... Read More »

Public Mutual launches e-Islamic flexi allocation fund

Public Mutual has on Tuesday launched an e-series fund called Public e-Islamic Flexi Allocation Fund (PeIFAF). It said on Tuesday PeIFAF’s objective is to achieve capital growth over the medium to long-term by investing up to 98% of its net asset value (NAV) in Shariah-compliant equities or sukuk. The Fund will also invest up to 30% of its NAV in ... Read More »

Ian Paisley sorry for retweeting Katie Hopkins’ anti-Muslim jibe

DUP MP Ian Paisley issued a grovelling apology last night after retweeting anti-Muslim remarks by controversial TV pundit Katie Hopkins linking the murder rate in London to Ramadan. In her post Hopkins referred to the murder rate in London being higher than in New York in March 2018, before adding: “And Ramadan’s not yet begun.” Hopkins appeared delighted by the ... Read More »

North Ridgeville Council approves Islamic center (VIDEO)

The North Ridgeville City Council unanimously approved 7-0 a community center for the West Cleveland Muslim Association on Monday. The proposal includes an 18,000-square-foot center with a prayer hall, classroom space and other facilities for a maximum capacity of about 1,200 people. The application had been approved unanimously 4-0 by the Planning Commission during its March 26 meeting. Now that ... Read More »

Imam gunned down at entrance to Umm el Fahm mosque

Latest killing in Israeli-Arab town takes the life of local imam. ‘We have no idea who would target him, or why,’ says family. An imam was shot dead in front of his mosque in the Israeli-Arab city of Umm el-Fahm Tuesday morning, the latest killing in a community where radical Islamist movements have grown in size and influence in recent ... Read More »

Iraqi nun displaced by Islamic State denied UK visa

Sister Ban Madleen wanted to visit her sick sister on Britain An Iraqi nun who wants to visit her sick sister in the UK has been denied a visa by the Home Office. Sister Ban Madleen was driven out of Qaraqosh, the biggest Christian town in the Nineveh plains, by ISIS, who took over her Dominican convent. She settled as ... Read More »

All Sub-continent Muslims are Pakistanis: Andrabi

Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) chief Aasiya Andrabi Friday said all Muslims in the sub-continent were Pakistanis on the basis of faith, holy Quran and love of Prophet (SAW). According to Kashmir Media Service, Aasiya said this while addressing party workers during a programme organised to commemorate the Pakistan Day here. Andrabi’s supporters sang the National Anthem of Pakistan. Pakistan celebrated March 23 ... Read More »

New Muslim prayer shelter planned for Chorley Cemetery

A new Muslim prayer shelter will be built in Chorley Cemetery after planners gave the go-ahead to proposals. It will replace the existing, derelict prayer shelter which was destroyed by bad weather two years ago. “We are pleased plans have been passed,” said Max Allam, committee member at Da’watul Islam Mosque in Brooke Street, Chorley. “There was a shelter there ... Read More »