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Libyan PM hopes for agreement with rivals on Thursday

  By Reuters – Jul 01,2015 – Last updated at Jul 01,2015 Abdullah Al Thinni VALLETTA — The internationally recognised prime minister of Libya said he hoped to reach a…

The seven wars in seven Muslim countries that are fuelling Isis

  by Patrick Cockburn The aftermath of an Isis suicide bomb attack during the battle for Kobani On June 30 last year, Isis said it was establishing a caliphate in…

What is behind the recent bombing wave?

Summary        Rami G. Khouri       The Daily Star, Lebanon The most dangerous and troubling of the terror attacks in the past week in Tunisia Kuwait,…

Opening Remarks – Regional Conference on Countering Violent Extremism

Remarks Sarah Sewall Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Nairobi, Kenya June 25, 2015 Thank you and good morning, Deputy President Ruto, Cabinet Secretary Nkaisserry, Ambassador Juma,…

Continuing to Build the Case for Utilitarian Value of the Teachings of Islam

Epigraph: And when you divorce women and they reach the end of their period, prevent them not from marrying their husbands, if they agree between themselves in a decent manner.…

More than 5,000 migrant children ‘disappear’ in Italy after crossing the Mediterranean

Charities fear the unaccompanied minors are vulnerable to being forced into crime and prostitution Some were rescued by the Royal Navy’s HMS Bulwark, part of a pan-European naval force  Photo:…

Ghana practices real interfaith harmony: Gov’t donates assorted items to Muslims during Ramadan

The government has donated a total of 200 bags of rice and sugar to the Muslim community in the Western Region towards this year’s Ramadan celebrations. Making the presentation at…

Closing Europe’s Harbors, The urgent case for stopping the flow of illegal migrants across the Mediterranean

Migrants from sub-Saharan Africa arrive in Augusta, Sicily, in April. Having been screened for disease and photographed by police, they wait to be bussed to a reception center.Alessio Mamo /…

Thousands of Britons to be flown home after Tunisia massacre

Source: Agence France Presse LONDON: Thousands of British tourists were being flown home Saturday after the Tunisian beach massacre claimed by the Islamic State group, travel firms said. Most of…

Tuareg tribe- blue men of the Sahara

The tribe has embraced Islam but firmly hold onto some of the customs that would not be acceptable to the wider Muslim world.   For centuries the nomadic Tuareg tribe…

Muslims feed Africa Needy in Ramadan

OnIslam & News Agencies Sunday, 21 June 2015 14:33 JOHANNESBURG – Launching war on hunger during the holy month of Ramadan, a group of Islamic organizations have been racing to…

Angelina Jolie’s Feminist Speech on Sexual Violence Deserves a Standing Ovation

mic.com: by Natasha Noman — Late last week, Angelina Jolie gave a rabble-rousing speech on sexual violence at the African Union summit in Johannesburg. She said, in no uncertain terms, that ending…

No agreement on country quotas for asylum seekers

JUN 16, 2015 –     SWISSINFO.CH The asylum centre in Chiasso has registered large numbers of applicants (Keystone) The Dublin agreement – which states that asylum applications must be…

Why Muslims in Anchorage will fast 9 hours more than Muslims in Cape Town

Source: Religion New Service By Tom Heneghan | June 16, 2015 | 3 Comments When the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan begins later this week, some Muslims around the world will…

Niger’s answer to the Wild West

Agadez was once a jewel of the Sahara desert thronging with tourists Pick-up vehicles carryingmigrants hopingto reach Europe leavea clandestine shelterin Agadez.Image Credit: AFP The migrants in Agadez are mainly…

Group wants Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir arrested during AU Summit

Source: CNN (CNN)The International Criminal Court’s six-year quest to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on charges of war crimes and genocide took a step closer to reality Sunday after he…

Nigeria: Ahmadi Muslim group donates over 500 pints of blood

Source: pmnewsnigeria.com The Lagos State Majlis Khudamul Ahmadiyya group on Sunday said that it had donated nit less than 500 pints of blood in the last three years. Mr Shuahib Badmos,…

Queen honors two Egyptians, Muslim woman in birthday list

  Two Egyptians have been honored by Queen Elizabeth, making it to the monarch’s birthday honors list announced on Saturday. Deputy governor of the Bank of England, Dr. Nemat Talaat…

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