Man shot dead in Swiss mosque

One person has died in Switzerland after a shooting took place in a mosque full of worshippers at Jummah prayers, police have said. Police arrested...

Leading Australian Muslim groups unite against “anti-terror” law proposals

Numerous prominent Australian Muslim organisations and leaders have unified in their rejection of new anti-terror legislation proposals relating to Syria and Iraq.  The following statement...

World’s most pierced man denied entry to Dubai over black magic fears

The man who holds the world record for the most body piercings was turned away from Dubai amid fears that he may be involved...

Egypt’s Salafi Al-Nour party rejects HRW’s Raaba report as “foreign meddling”

Egypt’s Salafi Al-Nour party has dismissed the latest Human Rights Watch (HRW) report on the Rabaa Al Adawiya massacre, describing it as "foreign meddling". Responding...

Al-Azhar University awards the King of Saudi Arabia with an “honorary doctorate”

Al-Azhar University granted King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz of Saudi Arabia, an “honorary doctorate” in appreciation of his "support for Egypt and Islam". “Al-Azhar University council...

“President” al-Sisi performs Umrah during state visit to Saudi Arabia

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi performed Umrah while on an official state visit to Saudi Arabia earlier this week. Umrah is an optional but recommended...

Justin Bieber FaceTimes Malala Yousafzai

"Wild child" American pop star, Justin Bieber posted a picture of himself FaceTiming "education activist" Malala Yousafzai.  Bieber, 20, expressed on Wednesday how he wants to...

Barack Obama authorises “necessary” air strikes against ISIS in Iraq

President Barack Obama has announced the US will make any "necessary targeted strikes" against the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) in Iraq. "When...

New law bans Saudi men from marrying Bengali, Pakistani, Burmese and Chadian women

A new law in Saudi Arabia prohibits men from marrying Bengali, Pakistani, Chadian and Burmese women, while it sets new restrictive rules on marrying...

Chinese authorities ban “five types” of Muslims from Xinjiang’s public transport

Chinese officials in Karamay have banned the wearing of the hijab, niqab, burqa and "youths with long beards" from public transport until the end...
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