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Erdoğan says America was discovered by Muslims, not Columbus

By Mustafa Küçük Istanbul: America was discovered by Muslims, not by Christopher Columbus, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has claimed, vowing to build a mosque “on that hill” in Cuba if the authorities of the Caribbean nation grant the permit. Speaking at the closing ceremony of the first Latin American Muslim leaders summit in Istanbul

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Fighting Diabetes by Studying Fruit Fly

Prior to this, it had been difficult to measure the amounts of circulating insulin in diabetic sufferers. By Esther Nakkazi In a research that could be applied to better understand and treat diabetes in human beings, scientists at Stanford University have made a breakthrough in learning the regulatory control of the production of the insulin

Interfaith

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Rome Colloquium: Complementarity Between Men and Women in Marriage

IMO News Service Rome: The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith will host a colloquium in Vatican City, in cooperation with the Pontifical Council for the Family, the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, on the subject of the Complementarity of Man and Woman in Marriage on

Media

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Now, orphanage system also gets politicized in India!

By Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal At the outset it must be stressed for the sake of humanity’s survival that Islam is a truly humanistic religion to serve entire humanity and therefore all other religion, global as well as local target Islam. Historically, the active system of orphanage and fairness has been a key part of

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Indian Urdu Media: Fanning Minority Fears

By Tufail Ahmad Of all categories of people in our societies, journalists understand meanings of words instinctively and the societal context in which they are understood by common readers. Shahid Siddiqui is the chief editor and owner of Nai Duniya, an Urdu newspaper that has been read by Indian Muslims for over 41 years. Siddiqui

People

Justice M.S.A. Siddiqui-Sitara-e-Hind Award

SITARA-E-HIND Award to Justice M.S.A. Siddiqui for the outstanding contribution in the field of Education of Minorities

IMO News Service New Delhi: Justice M.S.A Siddiqui, Chairman, National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions (NCMEI), Govt. of India, was recently honoured with SITARA-E-HIND AWARD (STAR OF INDIA) for his outstanding contribution in the field of education of minorities by ‘Minority Association of Educational Institutions Uttar Pradesh’ at a function held on Wednesday, 29th October,

Kaaba Key Keeper Sheikh Abdul Qadir Taha Al-Sheibi

Kaaba key keeper dies

Sheikh Abdul Qadir Taha Al-Sheibi, who held the traditional key to the Kaaba, died in Makkah on Thursday. He was 74. The Al-Sheibi family has been holding the position of key-keeper since pre-Islamic times. The family of the present custodians is linked to Sheiba bin Othman Abi Talha who lived during the time of Prophet

Book Review

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Book Release: Optimism over constructive role of Muslims in 21st Century

IMO News Service New Delhi: The Universal Knowledge Trust and Gloriords Publications jointly organized a book release program at Allama Iqbal Hall, Milli Model School, Jamia Nagar, Okhla recently. The author of the book “Islam in 21st Century: The Dynamics of Change and Future-making”, Abdul Rashid Agwan, while expressing his thoughts anticipated that Muslims will

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Book Review: Left-Wing Extremism and Human Rights

IMO News Service The book Left-Wing Extremism and Human Rights, written by K.V. Thomas, former Assistant Director of Intelligence Bureau (IB), Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, aptly unfolds a mosaic of social issues, especially of the weaker and marginalized section, closely intertwined with internal security. Based on an empirical study of the Left-Wing

Education

Sci-Tech

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Fighting Diabetes by Studying Fruit Fly

Prior to this, it had been difficult to measure the amounts of circulating insulin in diabetic sufferers. By Esther Nakkazi In a research that could be applied to better understand and treat diabetes in human beings, scientists at Stanford University have made a breakthrough in learning the regulatory control of the production of the insulin

Islam

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Meet the Controversial Muslim Leader Who Has Advised the White House

Sheikh Abdullah bin Bayyah issued a fatwa condemning ISIS violence last week. By Kaveh Waddell The White House is taking a closer look at the role of religion in its campaign against violent extremism in the Middle East. In a speech last week laced with references to religion, President Obama called on Muslim leaders and

Kaaba Key Keeper Sheikh Abdul Qadir Taha Al-Sheibi

Kaaba key keeper dies

Sheikh Abdul Qadir Taha Al-Sheibi, who held the traditional key to the Kaaba, died in Makkah on Thursday. He was 74. The Al-Sheibi family has been holding the position of key-keeper since pre-Islamic times. The family of the present custodians is linked to Sheiba bin Othman Abi Talha who lived during the time of Prophet

Great Britain Hockey Star Launches Olympic, Ramadan Iftar 2012 Celebrations

IMO News Service London: This year, for the first time, the Olympics (27 July to 12 August 2012) will take place during Ramadan (20 July to 18 August 2012) and in the spirit of collaboration and friendship mosques across the UK will open their Iftar celebrations to neighbours, visitors, Muslims, non-Muslims, officials and Olympic athletes

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Australia: Muslim women scared to go outdoors in climate of hate

By Mariam Veiszadeh “I’m afraid of leaving my house with my young children because I don’t know how to protect both if them if someone attacked us.” So says a friend of mine – an otherwise confident mother of two. “It wasn’t the physical altercation that hurt me, it was those words.” That’s another friend

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SPECIAL REPORT: Muslims lash out at Jama Masjid Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari, say he is a thug who has lost confidence of Indian Muslims

By Abdul Hafiz Lakhani and Danish Ahmad Khan Ahmedabad/New Delhi: As was expected New Delhi’s Jama Masjid’s ‘Shahi’ Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari revealed his true color when he invited Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for Dastar-e-Bandi (anointment) of his son Shabban Bukhari as Naib Imam (Deputy Imam) and flagrantly used 2002 Gujarat Riots and victimized

Business

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Fifth American Muslim Consumer Conference to be held at Newark

Are Companies Ready to Tap into the Growing Global Muslim Market? IMO News Service Newark, NJ: The Fifth American Muslim Consumer Conference (AMCC) will be held at the Double Tree, Newark, NJ on Saturday, November 15th, 2014. Nearly 43% of Americans now believe there are good opportunities for entrepreneurship, up by more than 20% since

Islamic Microfinance: India as an Emerging Potential Market

By Fouzia Jan The main aim of the article is to assess the potential for an alternative to conventional microfinance Islamic microfinance. The article argues that Islamic microfinance can play an important role in the eradication of poverty, the socio-economic development of the poor and small (micro) entrepreneurs without charging any interest (riba). In addition,

Terrorism

Communalism

Islamophobia

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Australia: Muslim women scared to go outdoors in climate of hate

By Mariam Veiszadeh “I’m afraid of leaving my house with my young children because I don’t know how to protect both if them if someone attacked us.” So says a friend of mine – an otherwise confident mother of two. “It wasn’t the physical altercation that hurt me, it was those words.” That’s another friend

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