islamic society

UAE embassy in Australia holds iftar

August 5th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Gold Coast, Aug 4 (IANS/WAM) The UAE embassy in Australia organised an iftar banquet for 1,500 Muslims in Queensland's Gold Coast city.The iftar was held Friday in coordination with the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brit universities are ‘hotbeds of Islamic extremism’: Report

April 28th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): Britain's homeland security strategy has failed to address in sufficient detail how to tackle the threat of extremism at universities, Members of Parliament and peers have said in a ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Bahrain to disband two opposition groups for threatening national unity

April 15th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
MANAMA, BAHRAIN (BNO NEWS) -- Bahrain's Justice Ministry on Thursday informed that legal cases were filed against two Shia opposition groups for threatening national unity, a move aimed at disbanding and outlawing ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Islamic students at top UK university ‘ preaching hard-line extremism’

October 18th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Radical Islamic extremism is being openly practised by Muslim students at a leading university campus, according to a report by a UK counter-extremism think tank Quilliam.According to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Victorians outraged over tribunal ban on uncovered shoulders, thighs for Ramadan 2011

September 16th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept.16 (ANI): An overwhelming 94 per cent of readers of the Australian daily, The Herald Sun, have disagreed with the legal ruling approving the contentious ban on uncovered shoulders and thighs ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oz Muslim woman told to remove face veil during job interview raises Islamists’ ire

June 21st, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Darwin (Australia), June 21(ANI): An Australian Muslim woman has complained that she was told to remove her face veil during a job interview at a Northern Territory hospital in Darwin.According to reports, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UK Police set to hand over personal data of 1,000 British Muslim students to CIA

April 1st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 1 (ANI): In the wake of the Detroit flight bombing bid by Nigerian-origin British student, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, police in Britain are set to share personal information concerning the private ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Clay figures found in Ghana hints at existence of pre-Islamic society

February 17th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Reports indicate that archaeologists have unearthed dozens of clay figures in Ghana, shedding light on a sophisticated society which existed before the arrival of Islam.According to BBC ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pak MNA vows to move ‘Men’s right bill’ to counter ‘unIslamic’ Women rights one!

February 12th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.12 (ANI): Criticising the Parliament for passing a Women Rights Bill, Pakistan National Assembly member Jamshed Dasti has said the house has insulted Islamic society by doing so.Dasti said rights ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Malaysian Unmarried Couples Arrested On New Year’s Eve

January 9th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Selangor, Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The unmarried Malaysian couples who were enjoying the New Year's eve with their partner in the hotel rooms of Selangor had never anticipated that their ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Nigerian bomber Abdulmutallab joined al-Qaeda in UK

January 8th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Failed Nigerian bomber Umar Abdulmutallab first joined dreaded terrorist outfit al-Qaeda while studying in Britain.Hate preachers in Britain then fermented the 23-year-old Nigerian bombers hatred of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Experts slam London University for being ‘complicit’ in radicalisation of Muslim students

December 30th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 30 (ANI): Terrorism experts have accused the London University of being "complicit" in the radicalisation of Muslim students, such as Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the Nigerian-bomber who tried to blow up ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

South Asians knifed in London, Indian-origin students among targets (Second Lead)

November 11th, 2009 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Nov 10 (IANS) Four people suffered stab wounds after white and black mobs set upon Muslim South Asian students - including at least six of Indian origin ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Musharraf’s ‘evil-spirit’ behind Punjab law minister’s efforts to legalise dances: JI

November 5th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov.5 (ANI): Criticising Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah for tabling a legislation in the State Assembly, which legalises dances, the Jamaat-e-Islami deputy Secretary General Dr Farid Ahmed Piracha has said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Thousands demonstrate against naturalisation law in Bahrain

October 30th, 2009 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Manama (Bahrain), Oct 30 (DPA) Thousands of demonstrators in Bahrain Friday demanded an end to the alleged politically-motivated naturalisation of Sunni Arabs and Asians on the island. The demonstrators formed a three-km human ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Koran-bashing author warned of ’severe consequences’ by British Muslim community

August 25th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 25 (ANI): An Islamic leader in Britain has warned best selling author Sebastian Faulks of 'severe consequences' for his remarks that Koran is nothing more than "the rantings of a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Eunuchs cricket team comfortably beat local club in Pakistan

August 22nd, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 22(ANI): In a first of a kind cricket match played between a team of eunuchs and a team of young men from a local club in Pakistan's Sukkur city, the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brit policewomen to wear head scarves to improve relations with Muslims

July 28th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): In a bid to improve their relations with Muslim community, women police officers in Britain are being given head scarves to be worn when they enter mosques or ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Is Obama set to surrender in Afghanistan? (Part - I)

March 27th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem PrakashNew Delhi: The latest news coming out of Washington sounds extremely ominous for a much battered Afghanistan. It seems President Barak Obama is giving up his policy to defeat ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Bahrain launches new women empowerment programme

August 28th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 28 (IANS) Bahrain has launched a new women empowerment project designed to raise the status of women in that Gulf nation.Launched by Bahrain’s Supreme Council for Women (SCW), the project ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Oliver Stone may visit Tehran for discussing Ahmadinejad biopic offer

December 1st, 2007 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
Tehran, December 1 (ANI): Film director Oliver Stone is expected to visit Tehran to discuss with Iranian officials his proposal to make a biopic about President Mahmud Ahmadinejad.The news has come ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Glasgow University faces criticism for banning Muslim comedians tour

November 14th, 2007 - 5:40 pm ICT by admin
Glasgow, Nov.14 (ANI): A move by the Glasgow Caledonian University to ban Muslim comedians has been criticised as "ridiculous and undemocratic". According to The Scotsman, the university has backed out ... Read more...

Posted in World |