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Defending Palestine, defending truth : Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says defending the nation of Palestine is tantamount to defending the truth, not simply defending an oppressed nation that has been driven out of its home. The Leader made the remarks ...

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US, Qatar, Israel rejoice at appointment of new Saudi heir

US President Donald Trump has called Saudi Arabia’s new crown prince to congratulate him. According to a White House statement released Wednesday, the president and Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman spoke on the phone “to advance our shared goals of ...

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Thousands of Muslims attend funeral of Nabra Hassanen in US

Thousands of American Muslims have attended the funeral of Nabra Hassanen, who was murdered on Sunday morning in what her father calls a hate crime. Hassanen, 17, was kidnapped from near a mosque in northern Virginia and was beaten to ...

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King Salman’s son new Saudi Arabia ‘crown prince’

In 1803 and 1804, Wahhabi soldiers attacked on the Shi’ite holy city of Karbala, in Iraq where Hussein bin Ali, the grandson of the prophet Muhammad is buried. Saudis captured Mecca-Medina and destroyed various holy Muslim sites and shrines, such ...

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Bangladeshi detained again in New York

Another Bangladeshi, who was working at UNDP in the United Nations in New York, was detained on Tuesday (June 20) on charge of abusing power. The detainee was identified as Hamidur Rashid, chief of Development Strategy and Policy Analysis unit ...

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UNHCR to use zakat to aid Middle East refugees

The United Nations, short of funds to support millions of displaced people in the Middle East, has begun a scheme that would let Muslims make donations from the alms they typically pay state bodies for the benefit of the poor. ...

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Islamophobia in UK breeds vicious circle

The attack at Finsbury Park Mosque was the depressingly logical outcome of demonisation by tabloid headline writers and rightwing demagogues who portray Muslims as the enemy within, British commentators and Islamic leaders worry. From opposition politicians to JK Rowling and ...

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Syrian pilot found alive after US downed plane over Raqqah

The pilot of Syrian fighter plane recently shot down by the US-led coalition has been found in the countryside of Raqqah. According to Sputnik, Captain Ali fahd was found alive and well by Syrian troops in the village of Shuwaihat ...

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One dead, 10 injured in London mosque incident

One person was killed and 10 others injured on Monday when a van collided with pedestrians near a North London mosque in an incident which is being investigated by counter terrorism officers, police said. ‘One man was pronounced dead at ...

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43 dead in central Portugal forest fires

A catastrophic forest fire in Portugal has claimed at least 43 lives, officials say. Many died while trying to flee the Pedrógão Grande area, 50 km (30 miles) south-east of Coimbra, in their cars, according to the government. Several firefighters ...

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