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‘Jilbab’ phenomenon: Religious or cultural?

The Jakarta Post: How do we deal with the so-called jilboobs, an Indonesian term for Muslim women wearing the jilbab (Islamic headscarf) while at the same time wearing clothes that…

3 things Indonesia can teach the Muslim world

Here in the heart of the world’s most populous Muslim nation, you encounter a different vision of Islam than the one most Americans see beamed out of the Middle East. Source: religionnews.com…

Travelblog: 3 things Indonesia can teach the Muslim world

Kevin Eckstrom | September 3, 2014 | 8 Comments (Travelblog is an occasional series of posts by RNS Editor-in-Chief Kevin Eckstrom, who’s on the road in Boston, Honolulu, Jakarta and…

TURKEY AND INDONESIA AS MODELS OF DEMOCRATIC STATE FOR THE MUSLIM WORLD

by Hilmi Gashi Should the state remain neutral with regard to religious matters? Should Muslims have the right to religious freedom – including the right to disbelief? How significant are…

Welcoming Baha’i: New official religion in Indonesia

The Jakarta Post:   The Religious Affairs Ministry has added the Baha’i faith to the list of official Indonesian religions, which already comprises Islam, Christianity, Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism and Confucianism.…

Indonesian Government Officially Bans ISIS

The Jakarta Post: The Indonesian government on Monday officially banned the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, saying the militant outfit should not be allowed to spread its teachings in…

Japanese employers learn to practice what Islam preaches

ATSUSHI TOMIYAMA, Nikkei staff writer A little past 3 p.m., the sparks stop flying at Sasakura Engineering’s factory outside of central Jakarta. Workers shuffle off the shop floor into an…

My soul was thirsty till I found Islam

Source: Arab News By:  DR. ABDUL KARIM GERMANUS Dr. Abdul Karim Germanus is a well-known Orientalist of Hungary and is a scholar of world repute. He visited India between the…

‘Victory is for all Indonesia’

The son of a poor wood seller is set to become president of the world’s third-largest democracy. Indonesia’s Election Commission on July 22 declared victory for Jokowi Widodo over rival…

Indonesia to declare winner of hotly contested presidential election

By Randy Fabi JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian election officials were expected on Tuesday to officially declare Jakarta Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo the winner of a hotly contested presidential election in…

Giant wood-carved Koran

Many oversized Korans have been created in many parts of the world, but the largest Koran carved out of wood is to be found in Palembang, South Sumatra. Work on…

Iran, Indonesia, Turkey, Kuwait Call for Immediate Halt in Israeli Attacks on Gazans

Fars News: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani, in separate phone conversation with Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, his Indonesian counterpart Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip…

92 Muslims are among the most influential scientific minds of 2014

By Abdul Rashid Agwan, MM News, Thomson Reuters, a UK-based multi-media corporation, has recently released its report ‘The Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014’, listing more than 3200 scientists who are…

Minorities cheer Jokowi’s Indonesia poll lead – Early indications show Jakarta governor edging to victory

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta Indonesia July 9, 2014 Jakarta governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo appears to be edging towards victory in Indonesia’s elections today following the release of quick count results by…

For Indonesia’s Constituency, the Presidential Election Is Trivialized Into a Piety Pageant

By Johannes Nugroho on 07:50 am Jun 02, 2014 The currently raging tight race between Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto for Indonesia’s presidency has regrettably degenerated into a smear campaign…

Unofficial results show Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo leading Prabowo Subianto in presidential vote

By Greg Jennett in Jakarta, staff Jakarta governor Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo appears to be on track to become Indonesia’s seventh president, after more than 180 million voters cast their ballots…

ABOUT THE UNSEAL OF NUR KHILAFAT MASJID INDONESIA

News as on 6th July 2014  JAKARTA: The Indonesian Ahmadi Congregation (JAI) on Friday unsealed Nur Khilafat Mosque in Ciamis, West Java, which was had been closed by the regency’s…

Picture of the day: Indonesian Pious Ahmadi Muslims praying outside the Sealed Ciamis mosque

Source: veooz.com…

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