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Islamic psychology will be offered in University of Iowa, US

Introduction to Islamic Psychology is the start of what UI adjunct professor Carrie York Al-Karam hopes will blossom into an Islamic Psychology Institute offering an Islamic psychology certificate.“It’s not even just a new course at the University of Iowa,” York Al-Karam told The Gazette. “It’s a new course; nobody is teaching this.”Islamic Psychology will be offered online for three semester hours this fall ...

Takfiri cleric rapes young girl in Karachi

Musmah alleged that the cleric also threatened to kill her entire family if she disclosed the occurrence to anyone. “The cleric of the neighborhood mosque called for me and then raped me,” she said.“He told me to keep quiet or else he would kill me along with my entire family,” Musmah added.The alleged victim is a resident of Malir and also happens to be one of the students at the Madrassah (school).The police have ...

Canada's longest Muslim conference opens doors to promote multi-faith conversation

Muslims come out to the gathering, dubbed Jalsa Salana, to socialize, listen to lectures and engage in dialogue about current events affecting their community. Safwan Choudhry, an event organizer, said it's also an open-door affair that offers non-Muslim Canadians a chance to come and ask any questions they may have. "There are booths that talk about what's happening geo-politically around the world and in the Middle East, there are ...

Muslim girl abducted, killed after leaving mosque in Virginia

The All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) in Sterling on Monday identified the missing girl as Nabra. Her last name is currently being withheld. Local media reports that Nabra was a student who just finished her second year of high school. "We are devastated and heartbroken as our community undergoes and processes this traumatic event," ADAMS said in a statement. "It is a time for us to come together to pray and care for our youth." Nabra ...

Anjuman Shari Shian marks 'Demolition of Jannat-ul-Baqee’ anniv.

Terming the demolition and desecration of Jannat-ul-Baqi’ as the plot hatched by anti-Islamic elements, president Anjuman Shari Shian Aga Sayed Hasan Almosavi Al-Safavi said that Jannat-ul-Baqi’ is a much revered graveyard located in Madinah Munawwarah in Saudi Arabia.“Many great personalities of the AhlulBayt immaculate members of Prophets including his successors are laid to rest there but the Al-Saud government didn’t ...

Muslim leaders launch European tour to protest against terrorism

(AhlulBayt News Agency) - Dozens of religious leaders boarded a bus on the Champs Elysees in Paris on Saturday to kick off a European tour of the sites of recent terrorist attacks to remember the victims and condemn violence. Tour stops will include Berlin -- where organizers say they hope to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel -- Brussels and Nice, with a return to Paris for July 14, the first anniversary of the Nice truck attack. ISIS claimed ...

Nigerian court rejects lawsuit filed by Sheikh Zakzaky against army

The Federal High Court in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna on Friday rejected the suit by the prominent Shia cleric, who was seeking 5.6 million dollars in damages over the 2015 attacks by army troopers that led to the killing of some 350 of his followers in the northern city of Zaria, including his three children. Zakzaky was himself brutally injured, and his house was reportedly destroyed by the Nigerian army in the attack. He has been ...

India puts Kashmir in lockdown

Officials and witnesses said residents in at least four places in southern Kashmir tried to march on the streets while chanting slogans in favor of militants and ending Indian rule. Police and paramilitary soldiers fired tear gas to disperse the crowds. The protesters responded by hurling rocks at troops. No one was immediately reported injured in the clashes. While Kashmir has remained on edge, the Indian and Pakistani armies, which regularly ...

Senior Shiite cleric: Bahrain will not be healed through severe security choices

In a statement Thursday (July 6, 2017), Sayed Al-Ghuraifi noted that people are still praying for this country to be saved from all its crises that have become a huge burden on its people. He further stressed that "this country will not be healed by severe security choices, as they are choices that push towards more complications and tensions. He confirmed that the country would "be healed from its crises through understanding, dialogue, and ...

Bahraini Shiite cleric arrested for 2 weeks pending investigation

The prosecution accused him of "inciting hatred against the regime and inciting contempt against a sect" over the background of a sermon he recently delivered. The authorities intensified their campaign against Shiite clerics, summoned and arrested dozens of them, since the citizenship revocation of the Shiite majority spiritual leader, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim on June 20, 2016. Shiites in Bahrain complain about sectarian discrimination ...

Ramadan is wonderful for some non-Muslim Japanese

One example of those differences is the concept of "religion”. Let me give you an idea about religion in Japan. To begin with, Buddhism and Shinto are the two most popular religions in Japan. Interestingly, they do not contradict in values and teachings. So, one can actually believe in both, as most Japanese do. However, when it comes to marriage, or death, most of Japanese follow Buddhism traditions and rituals. From my experience, most ...

Around 10,000 Yemeni patients died due to Saudi siege

emeni media quoted the ministry’s spokesman Abdul-Hakim al-Kuhlani as saying on Tuesday that the deaths were the result of the Saudi regime’s “continued aggression, siege and continued hostile restrictions on Sana’a International Airport.” He said some 75,000 patients are estimated to be in need of seeking treatment abroad each year, slamming Riyadh and its allies for targeting Yemeni civilians and, at the same ...

30 detained members of IMN released on bail in Kano

(AhlulBayt News Agency) - Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria who arrested during 1437 Arabeen Symbolic Trek from Kano were released on bail by a Court in Kano after spending months in Prison. They were release on Wednesday the 7th of April 2017. Among those released are 20 males and 10 females including minors.It could be recalled that well armed police men in tens of trucks on Monday the 14th Safar, 1438 (14/11/2016), opened fire on the ...

Indiana Muslims outraged by billboard insulting Holy Prophet Muhammad

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Pakistan condemns Tehran's terrorist attacks

The Government of Pakistan has strongly condemned today’s terrorist attacks on Iranian Parliament and mausoleum of Imam Khomeini in which, reportedly, precious lives of innocent people have been lost. We stand in solidarity with the people of Iran in their hour of grief," reads the statement by Pakistan Foreign Ministry. The message continues "we offer our deep condolences to the people of Iran, the Government, and the bereaved families ...

Manchester City’s Muslim superstar Yaya Toure, agent donate £100K to bomb attack's victims

Such terrible news in Manchester. Thoughts and prayers with all those affected,” Toure tweeted on Tuesday morning. The news of the donation was revealed by Sky Sports News HQ which was told that Toure felt the need to help when details of the first victims were made public. Twenty-two people, including children, were killed and at least 59 injured after the explosion shortly after 10.30pm. “The news an eight-year-old girl went to ...

Israeli forces kill Palestinian man in Kafr Qassem

(AhlulBayt News Agency) - Israeli police officers shot and killed, on Monday evening, a young Palestinian man in Kafr Qassem, east of Tel Aviv, after the police invaded the town, and resorted to excessive use of force against the residents, amidst accusations that the police are not providing security to the Arab citizens of the country facing increasing levels of organized crime, and ...

Bahraini court gives death sentence to 2 young anti-regime protesters

On Tuesday, Bahrain's Fourth High Criminal Court, presided by Ali Khalifah al-Dhahrani, delivered the death verdicts to Sayed Ahmed Fouad al-Abar and Hussein Ali Mahdi, sentenced two other defendants to life imprisonment and passed prison sentences ranging from 3 to 10 years to eight others, Arabic-language Bahrain Mirror news website reported. The court also revoked the nationality of nine of the convicts, and ordered them to pay 28, 716 ...

Bahrain’s Court of Appeal sends dozen anti-regime activists to prison

On Saturday, Bahrain's Supreme Court of Appeal upheld the prison term of five years against seven defendants on charges of illegal gathering, setting tires alight along the streets and hurling petrol bombs at armored police vehicles in Manama’s suburban neighborhood of Juffair on August 2, 2013, Arabic-language Bahrain Mirror news website reported. The court also ordered each of the convicts to pay 300 dinars ($795) for the damage caused ...

Malawian Muslim women allowed to wear hijab on license photos

The media and social media were awash with reports of disagreements over DTRSS procedure which requested the women of faith to remove their head gear in order to have their ID’ captured. The Road Traffic Regulations in Malawi of 2000 on acquiring drivers license, states that the applicant is supposed to have their photograph taken showing the head only without any form of head gear. However the arrangement has been working against Muslim ...