Thursday, 18 Jul 2019
Category: World

At UN, Britain, France, Germany, 19 others condemn China’s mass incarceration of Uighur Muslims

– China’s arch rival, US abstains, and why In a historical first, twenty two member countries of the United Nations Human Rights Council issued a joint statement condemning China’s mass incarceration of over one million Uighurs and other Muslims in the western region of Xinjiang. In an unprecedented letter, ambassadors from 22 countries voiced their concerns […]

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180 years after, Greece builds first mosque for Muslims

– Set to open in September It’s official! Greek’s capital and largest city, Athens now has its first formal mosque in more than 180 years and according to the President Prokopis Pavlopoulos-led government, the beautiful edifice, which gulped $967,000 of state funds, is set to open for use in September 2019, about three years after […]

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Birmingham doctor, Hussein Nagi arrives Nigeria for GMP convention

A popular Birmingham, UK medical specialist, Dr Hussein Nagi has arrived Nigeria for the 6th edition of the Guild of Muslim Professionals (GMP) Convention. His flight landed safely at the Muritala Muhammed Airport, Lagos early Saturday morning and he was accompanied by a delegation of the organisers, headed by the Secretary, Board of Trustees of […]

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Saudi Arabia, Nigeria sign MoU ahead of 2019 Hajj exercise

– Retains 95,000 slots for Nigerian pilgrims for the 2019 Hajj exercise   Nigeria’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Khadija Bukar Abba Ibrahim has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Saudi Arabian authorities ahead of the 2019 Hajj exercise. The agreement signing ceremony, which had in attendance a delegation of the […]

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Sheikh (Dr) Sirajudeen Bilal Al-Asra’s exclusive with Muslim News

-Speaks on World Muslim Conference in Turkey, his presentation on “The Role of Dialogue in Amending the Relationships of the Muslims” and other mind-boggling issues such as terrorism, suicide bombing and differences of opinions among scholars.   In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful  This just-concluded conference was clearly different from the previous […]

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Muslim World League condemns Pittsburg Jewish synagogue attack

Muslim World League (MWL) has expressed condemnation of the shooting incident which targeted a Jewish synagogue in Pittsburg, in Pennsylvania. The League affirmed its rejection of such hate crimes which reflect radical thoughts, extending sympathy to the families of the victims. The League Secretary General Sheikh Dr. Mohammed Alissa said: “The League condemns in the […]

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HAMAS sends condolences to the victims of Pittsburgh synagogue

‘We’re sorry to hear about the terror attack’ HAMAS, the Palestinian resistance movement has sympathised with the victims of the terrorist attack on a Jewish synagogue in Pittsburgh, US. The group, which fights for the liberation of Palestinians, condemned Saturday’s deadly attack, which saw 11 people killed and 6 injured. In a statement posted on […]

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