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Historic FGM prosecution

Egypt court jails doctor in ‘historic’ FGM prosecution An Egyptian court sentenced a doctor to prison Monday for the female genital mutilation (FGM) of a 13-year-old girl, resulting in her…

Boko Haram strikes again in Nigeria

Source: msn.com Islamist group Boko Haram has struck again in Nigeria in a similar attack to this one three weeks ago in Baga. This time, they hit Maiduguri a major…

Nigeria: Showers of gifts on Qur’an memorisers

Source: nationalmirroronline.net Ten Hufaz (those who have memorized the Holy Qur’an) at the Hafizul Quran School established by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at at Ilaro,Ogun State Southwest, Nigeria joined other young Hufaz…

Essence of invoking blessings on Prophet Muhammad (SAW)

Source: opinions.ng Allah and His angels send blessings on the Prophet. O ye who believe! You also invoke blessings on him and salute him with the salutation of peace.’ (33:57) This…

Yemeni president quits, throwing nation deeper into chaos

Source: msn.com Yemeni president quits, throwing nation deeper into chaos Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi resigned on yesterday, throwing the volatile Arab country deeper into chaos days after Houthi rebels…

Rebels Hold Yemen’s President ‘Captive’ at His House

Source:ABC News Shiite rebels in control of Yemen’s capital now hold the country’s president “captive” at his home, his aides said Wednesday, putting in question who actually rules the Arab…

Egypt’s Sisi urges new Muslim religious discourse to fight ‘terrorism’

AFP / THE JORDAN TIMES ABU DHABI — Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on Monday said the fight against “terrorism” needs a new Muslim religious discourse in addition to…

357. Commandment – To look after orphan and poor

357. Commandment – To look after orphan and poor [51:20] And in their wealth was a share for one who asked for help and for one who could not. [90:15]…

‘Je Suis Muslim': Mounting anger in Islamic world at new Charlie Hebdo edition sees protesters in Somalia and Pakistan apeing catchphrase of Western peace marches

Protests against Charlie Hebdo’s front cover have seen thousands more take to the streets – with students in Somalia declaring ‘Je Suis Muslim – and I love my Prophet’. Students…

Churches torched in Charlie Hebdo protests, as France defends free speech

Source: ET NIAMEY: A violent mob torched at least seven churches in Niger’s capital Niamey Saturday during fresh protests against Charlie Hebdo magazine, as France’s president stressed his commitment to “freedom…

French centre, churches attacked in Niger in Charlie Hebdo protest

NIAMEY (Reuters) – Demonstrators in Niger attacked the French cultural centre, set fire to churches and raided Christian shops on Friday, as protests erupted against Charlie Hebdo’s cartoons in several…

Boko Haram victims underwhelmed by Nigerian leader’s visit

A surprise visit to insurgency-hit Borno state by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan before an election has been written off by displaced persons as a bid to assuage his critics. A…

The Islamic World Is at War With Itself, Not the West

Samuel Huntington miscalculated. Despite the immediate horror of the Charlie Hebdo affair, the coming century will be defined not by a clash of civilizationsbetween the so-called Islamic World and its…

Charlie Hebdo attack: African newspapers apologise over cover

Source: bbc.co.uk Two African newspapers have apologised for publishing Charlie Hebdo’s cover depicting the Prophet Muhammad, after an outcry from Muslim readers. Kenya’s The Star and South Africa’s The Citizen…

Why did the world ignore Boko Haram’s Baga attacks?

theguardian: by Maeve Shearlaw —  A man holds a placard that reads ‘I am Charlie, let’s not forget the victims of Boko Haram’ outside the French embassy in Abidjan. France…

Qaeda Group in Yemen Claims Responsibility for Charlie Hebdo Attack

Source: NY Times. PARIS — Al Qaeda’s branch in Yemen formally claimed responsibility on Wednesday for the deadly assault a week ago at the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo that…

Women and militancy

Source: Dawn THE attack took place in one of the busiest areas of Istanbul. On Jan 6, 2015 a woman in a niqab blew herself up at a police station…

UN: Muslims ethnically cleansed in CAR

aljazeera.com: Christian militias in Central African Republic have carried out ethnic cleansing of the Muslim population during the country’s ongoing civil war, but there is no proof there was genocidal…

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