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Sydney siege, media pervert image of Islam

Source/Credit: Austin Statesman By Huma Munir This past weekend, the world held its breath as a man who took control of a cafe in Sydney held more than a dozen…

Ex-Guantanamo inmate David Hicks heckles Australia minister

BBC News: Ex-Guantanamo inmate David Hicks has heckled an Australian minister, accusing the government of knowing about his alleged torture by the US. Hicks, who spent five-and-a-half years in the…

Australia: Community split on new Ahmadiyya Muslim Association mosque at Rivett shops

Ben Westcott Reporter at The Canberra Times An ACT Muslim group, which intends to construct a new mosque at the Rivett shops, says it plans to build a state-of-the-art building,…

Ebola outbreak: Abbott urged to send Australian health workers

The Australian government is facing more criticism for not sending health workers to Africa to help fight Ebola. A 25-bed US field hospital that will treat international health workers who…

Brother’s grief (Ahmadi Muslim Mahmood Butt grieving the loss of his Martyred brother Latif Butt)

Source: berwicknews.starcommunity.com.au A NARRE WARREN-based Ahmadiyya Muslim has expressed his agony after learning of the fatal shooting of his younger brother in Pakistan this month. Latif Alam Butt, 62, was shot…

Australian teenager appears in new IS video

An Australian teenager who ran away from his Sydney home in June to join Islamic State (IS) militants has featured in a second propaganda video. Abdullah Elmir, 17, is pictured…

The Middle East problem: Boots on the ground or peace in their hearts?

theage.com.au: There are two stories, both compelling narratives, competing for attention here in the Middle East. The first is tactical and simple. It revolves around the dominance of airpower and…

Australian jihadist Abdullah Elmir vows Isis will fight ‘until black flag is on the top of Buckingham Palace’

independent.co.uk: A 17-year-old Australian boy has appeared in an Isis propaganda video, where he warns the UK and US that militants will keep fighting until “the black flag” is flying…

SBS reporter Patrick Abboud meets the new Aussie face of Islam

SARAH is a proud Anglo blue-eyed Australian woman. She’s also a proud Aboriginal and a Muslim. But while her journey to Islam took three years, her message for those who…

Painful Interview Between Islamic Group Spokesperson and Australian Journalist

SYDNEY — What started as a courteous interview on ABC’s Lateline last night, quickly unravelled into chaos. Australian spokesperson for controversial Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir, Wassim Doureihi, was interviewed by…

Islamophobia: Not welcome in Australia

Published on Oct 3, 2014 MUSLIM HATE IN AUSTRALIA | SOCIAL EXPERIMENT This Social Experiment is proof that hate against Muslims is not welcome in Australia. Almost every person interfered…

Australian women wear headscarves in solidarity with Muslim community

For one week, Kate Leaney – a Christian woman – has donned a scarf on her head in the Islamic tradition. It’s not because she’s trying stay warm – rather,…

Canberra Muslim woman stopped wearing hijab for fear of being attacked

Canberra Muslim woman Nurcan Baran says she has stopped wearing her hijab for fear of being attacked. On Thursday Speaker Bronwyn Bishop and Senate President Stephen Parry approved new interim…

UN human rights chief to accuse Australia on asylum seeker policy

theguardian: by Oliver Milman — In maiden speech, new high commissioner will point to a ‘chain of human rights violations’ in detention of asylum seekers    Asylum seekers at the…

Australia asylum seeker ‘brain-dead’ after infection – activists

An Iranian man seeking asylum in Australia has been declared brain dead after an infected cut led to septicaemia, a refugee activist says. Hamid Kehazaei, 24, had been in a…

Islamic Council of Victoria boycotts meeting with Prime Minister over Team Australia comments

The Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV), which represents more than 150,000 Muslims, has boycotted a scheduled meeting with Prime Minister Tony Abbott after he urged the Muslim community to join…

Australia: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community New Zealand to Organize a peace conference

Source: indianweekender.co.nz  | ahmadiyya.org.nz Political strife, conflict between nations, and escalating violence have prompted leaders of different faiths to hold talks in New Zealand in their search for world peace. In Auckland,…

‘Get ready for 100-year war with Islam’: Former Australian Army chief underlines homegrown jihad threat and warns ‘terrorists only have to be lucky once’

The former Chief of the Australian Army, professor Peter Leahy, has warned that Australia needs to prepare itself for a century-long war, both overseas and at home, against radical Islamic…

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