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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards: “Destruction of Israel” is Islamic World’s Top Priority

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards: “Destruction of Israel” is Islamic World’s Top Priority

The issue of Palestine and pursuing the strategy of destruction of Israel are the Muslim world’s overriding priorities, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said in a statement ahead of the International Quds Day. The statement, issued on Wednesday, has called on the people of Iran and other Muslim countries to attend the mass rallies […]

Muslim bomb suspect forced to eat pork by police in Uganda

Muslim bomb suspect forced to eat pork by police in Uganda

He sobbed in the court dock. Reason? Haunting memories of how security operatives allegedly forced him to eat pork yet he is a practicing Muslim. This was the moving testimony of Hassan Haruna Luyima, one of the 2010 bomb suspects. This happened yesterday as the 32-year-old was retracting his earlier confession statement recorded before then […]

Pope Francis: Duty to protect planet, calls for ‘social justice’ on resources

Pope Francis: Duty to protect planet, calls for ‘social justice’ on resources

Pope Francis on Tuesday said protecting the planet was no longer a choice but a duty and called for a new “social justice” where access to the earth’s resources would be based on equality instead of economic interests. In back-to-back speeches on the third day of his trip to Ecuador, the pope made his first […]

Islam gaining popularity among young Chinese, govt not pleased

Islam gaining popularity among young Chinese, govt not pleased

Religion has a robust following among China’s younger generation despite the country’s rule by the officially atheist Communist Party. A report released Tuesday found religion followers in China are younger, with Islam having the most followers among the under-30 set. China recognizes only five religions: Buddhism, Taoism, Catholicism, Protestantism and Islam. Islam has the largest […]

Prophet Liambunya Says He Had A ‘Bad Vision’ For Zambia

Prophet Liambunya Says He Had A ‘Bad Vision’ For Zambia

Eccentric Malawian Prophet Austin Liambunya has shot back again to national headlines with his latest vision on his country’s neighbour Zambia. The Lilongwe based charlatan and man of the pulpit says Zambian’s should brace themselves for an event that he says will see many people ‘crying’. Liambunya, after hours of saliva draining prayers at the […]

Ethiopian Court Finds Abubaker Mohammed, 17 Others Guilty of Terrorism

Ethiopian Court Finds Abubaker Mohammed, 17 Others Guilty of Terrorism

The Ethiopian federal high court fourth criminal bench yesterday passed a guilty verdict on eighteen people: four prominent leaders of the Ethiopian Muslim arbitration committee members, a journalist and thirteen others on counts including attempted terrorism, conspiracy , and incitement. Ethiopian Muslims were protesting since 2011 against what many of them say were uncalled for […]

Kenyan Muslim Cleric Jailed 10 Years for Child Sex Trafficking

Kenyan Muslim Cleric Jailed 10 Years for Child Sex Trafficking

A Muslim cleric convicted of sex tourism has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Sheikh Ali Samoja was found guilty of transporting a 15-year-old girl from Nakuru to Nairobi where she was handed over to a Lebanese national who defiled her repeatedly. A warrant of arrest for the Lebanese man, Sayyid Murtadha, who has […]

Why Is It so Easy To Turn Young Girls Into Terrorists ?

Why Is It so Easy To Turn Young Girls Into Terrorists ?

In East Africa and across the globe, the Internet is increasingly being used to recruit and radicalise young women into extremist groups. In March, three young women two Kenyans and one from Tanzania were arrested en route to Somalia, where they were allegedly headed to join extremist group al-Shabaab. The incident raised concerns about a […]

Malaysian students ‘forced’ to eat meals in toilet area

Malaysian students ‘forced’ to eat meals in toilet area

The Sekolah Kebangsaan Seri Pristana in Sungai Buloh has come under fire from netizens after a parent posted photos on Facebook of non-Muslim students having their meals in the school’s shower area, next door to the toilets. It shows students eating food on makeshift tables and benches placed in the shower area, ostensibly a decision […]

India’s rising problem: Muslim population too poor

India’s rising problem: Muslim population too poor

India’s Muslims have the lowest living standard in the country on a per capita basis, according to the recent government survey. “The average monthly per capita expenditure (MPCE) of a Sikh household was 1,659 Rupees, Hindus and Christians 1,125 Rupees and 1,543 Rupees respectively, while Muslim household only at 980 Rupees,” said a study by […]

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