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Liam Neeson to convert to Islam?

January 26th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Actor Liam Neeson is planning to give up his Catholic belief and convert to Islam.The 59-year-old actor admits an Islamic prayer "got into my spirit" while ... Read more...

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UK church asks schools not to serve ‘halal meat’ to pupils

February 13th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): The Church of England has asked its schools to make sure that they do not serve halal meat amid concerns that a number of them are providing meat ... Read more...

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Cordoba House mosque coming up near Ground Zero renamed as Park 51

July 14th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 14 (ANI): A 13-story Islamic community center and prayer space that created controversy because of plans to build it close to Ground Zero (9/11 terror attack site), has been ... Read more...

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Muslim pupil not allowed to pray at German school

May 27th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 27 (DPA) A Berlin pupil does not have the right to perform 'namaz', Islamic prayer rituals, at school, an appeals court in the German capital ruled Thursday. In a decision ... Read more...

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Extremists ruckus leads to scrapping of 18 million pound ‘mega mosque’

May 4th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): Masked extremists of the far-right English Defence League have stymied plans for building an 18 million pound 'Mega-Mosque'.The agitators perched themselves on the walls of a disused building ... Read more...

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Now, new Ikea wardrobes for jailed UK hate preacher

December 14th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 14 (ANI): In what can be termed as a shocking revelation, hate preacher Abu Hamza has got huge new wardrobes installed in his prison cell, all purchased with the help ... Read more...

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Prosecute Karroubi over rape claims: Iranian conservative leader

August 15th, 2009 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 14 (DPA) A hardline ayatollah close to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called Friday for the prosecution of moderate cleric Mehdi Karroubi for alleging that rapes were carried out in Iranian ... Read more...

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Indonesian scholars praise Indian ulema for endorsing yoga

March 8th, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman Bali, March 8 (IANS) Many Islamic scholars in Indonesia agree with Indian clerics that yoga doesn't contradict Islam and point to many similarities between the two. Their views are helping ... Read more...

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Professor becomes first female to lead mixed Islamic congregation in Britain

October 18th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.18 (ANI): A female professor has become the first woman to lead a mixed congregation in Islamic prayer in Britain. Professor Amina Wadud gave a sermon at a centre in ... Read more...

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