China Voices Strong Opposition to Israel's Settlement Expansion|
China on Monday reiterated its opposition to Israel's settlement expansion in East Jerusalem and the West Bank.
Indonesian Authorities Cut Off Food and Water to Hundreds of Shia Muslims
Indonesian authorities cut off food and water supplies to displaced Shi’a community in East Java. At least 190 displaced Shi’a followers in East Java, including 69 women and 61 children, are at risk after local government authorities halted supplies of food and water to the community, citing a lack of funds.
Australian Muslims celebrate achievements|
Muslims have come together to celebrate their remarkable accomplishments and successes that served their community and their country.
Sydney Calls: Every day is Ashoura, Every Land is Karbala|
Commemorations of the decease of the grandson of our beloved prophet Muhammad [SAAW] have taken place across the globe, lamenting one the most significant events of the Islamic calendar.
Indonesia: Displaced Sampang Shia Muslims Feel Abandoned|
Funding is running low and boredom is setting in for the Shia Muslims sheltering in a sports facility in Sampang since a mob burned their homes in late August.
Malaysia 3rd Int'l Quran Conference Planned|
Malaysia 3rd International Quran Conference is slated to be held at University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, on March 13-14, 2013.
Myanmar security forces guilty of supporting anti-Muslim attacks: Human Rights Watch|
A leading international rights group is accusing Myanmar security forces of supporting some of the brutal anti-Muslim violence last month that forced 35,000 people from torched homes.
Myanmar president says will address sectarian violence against Muslims|
Myanmar's president blamed nationalist and religious extremists for the violence between Muslims and Buddhists in Rakhine State in October that killed at least 89 people, and the United Nations said he had promised to address the underlying problems.
Australia Admits Anti-Muslim Job Bias|
A new report has acknowledged that Australian Muslims are being discriminated against in workplace, the findings that added to the disappointment of the sizable minority.
UN High Commissioner Condemns Indonesia's Increasing Violence Against Shiites|
The UN human rights chief condemned Tuesday violence and discrimination against Christians and Muslim minorities like Shiites in Indonesia, the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation.
UN urges Myanmar neighbors to let in Rohingya Muslims|
The UN refugee agency has called on Myanmar's neighbouring countries to open their borders to Muslim Rohingya people fleeing the deadly state-sponsored ethnic and sectarian bloodshed in the western state of Rakhine.
Killings of Myanmar Muslims organized, sources tell|
State media have largely absolved authorities of any role in the October unrest, depicting it mostly as spontaneous eruptions of violence that often ended with Muslims burning their own homes.
Malaysia: More Zakat Collection With Online Payment|
Muslims are aware of their obligation to pay zakat (tithe) but are unable to settle their dues as the zakat payment counters only operate during office hours on weekdays.
Indonesia FM calls for end of violence against Myanmar Muslims|
Foreign Minister of Indonesia Marty Natalegawa stressed the need to halt violence against the Muslims in Myanmar immediately.
Hanoi Mosque Symbol of Islam in Vietnam|
Taking care of the only Muslim worship place in northern Vietnam, Doan Hong Cuong stands a symbol on the Muslim presence in the atheist Asian country.
Bangladesh detains Myanmar Rohingya refugees|
Police in southeastern Bangladesh have detained five Rohingya Muslims who fled deadly communal clashes in neighboring Myanmar, an officer said on Sunday.
Thailand to host 2nd Int'l Islamic studies conference|
College of Islamic Studies (CIS), Prince of Songkla University (PSU),Pattani, Thailand, is going to host an international conference on "Islamic Studies in a Changing World: Opportunities and Challenges", on 14 to 16 January 2013.
Rohingyas ship sink, 100 missing|
Around 100 people, including Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar, have gone missing in a boat incident, Bangladeshi officials say.
Sampang Shiite Muslims Forced to Convert to Sunni: Kontras|
The Surabaya office of the Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has reported that 26 Shia refugees currently taking shelter at a sports center in Sampang, Madura, East Java, had been forced to sign statements saying that they were willing to convert to Sunni.
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“Imam Ali (PBUH) and Islamic unity” Seminar held in Indonesia
“Imam Ali (PBUH) and Islamic unity” Seminar held in Indonesia|
The Seminar of “Imam Ali (PBUH) and Islamic unity” held in Indonesia.
UN: "Rohingya Muslims face food, medicine crisis in Myanmar camps"|
The UN’s refugee agency (UNHCR) says that there is a shortage of food, water and medical help at the already overcrowded camps in western Myanmar as a new wave of ethnic and sectarian violence has targeted Rohingya Muslims in the country.
Two Grand Shia Clerics Severely Condemned Massacre of Muslims in Myanmar|
Two grand Shia cleric, Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi and Nouri Hamedani, strongly condemned the massacre of Myanmar Muslims by extremist Buddhists and asked Islamic countries and international community to break their silence on the killing of the defenseless Muslims in Myanmar.
Specialized Forums on Eid Al-Ghadir in the Philippines |
On the occasion of Eid Al-Ghadir, various programs and specialized forums have been planned in different cities of the Philippines.
Xinjiang militants headed to Syria to take part in civil war|
Some of the hardcore Islamic militants from China's troubled Xinjiang province, bordering Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK), are heading to Syria and linking up with organisations like al Qaeda to fight against the Syrian government, a media report said Monday.