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2 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

is Islam Meant to Be a Trap? Confusing, complex laws make it tough for non-Malays to leave Islam

An Indian woman whose Hindu wedding was recently disrupted by Selangor Islamic officials insisting she is Muslim despite her efforts to leave Islam has again put the spotlight on the difficulties in exiting the religion.


Related Topix: Religion, Wedding, World News, Malaysia,

2 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Turag close to death

Grabbers have fenced off a section of the Turag river near Kamarpara on the outskirts of the capital and are filling it up with sand using dredgers.


Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News, Asia, Natural Disasters, Flood, Religion

6 hrs ago | Switched

CNN Says It Is Negotiating A New Series With Reza Aslan

Pictured: Reza Aslan, Author, 'No god but God: The Origins, Evolution and the Future of Islam' appears on 'Meet the Press' in Washington, D.C., Sunday, September 12, 2010.


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10 hrs ago | The Nation

Conflicts and the future of Islam and Buddhism in SE Asia

The ongoing conflicts and religious disharmony in Buddhist societies from Sri Lanka to Japan were in the spotlight at "Twenty-Five Years in Retrospect: Buddhism, Ethnic Conflicts and Religious Harmony in South and Southeast Asia" - a conference organised by the International Centre For Ethnic Studies last month in Kandy, Sri Lanka.


Related Topix: Religion, Buddhism, Sri Lanka, Asia, World News, Afghanistan, Opinion

13 hrs ago | Times of Oman

How 'bout a Date? Oman's most favourite fruit

It is a time of happiness and refreshment as the fast is broken at sunset, after experiencing the pangs of hunger and thirst.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Oman, World News, Middle East, Holidays, Ramadan, Religion, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science

18 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Wow So Noble! Just because we defend Islam, they call us Racist - Isma chief

Islamist group Ikatan Muslimin Malaysia today struck back at detractors accusing it of racism, claiming that it was being maligned for standing up for Islam.


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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Al Bawaba

This bunny has switched from silky rabbit ears to a modest hijab (Facebook).

Former Playboy bunny Felixia Yeap , from Malaysia, has converted to Islam. She replaced her provocative bunny ears with a modest hijab, declaring herself "reborn".


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Daily Monitor

How employers can support workers during Ramadhan

Fasting is a form of worship and employers have to incorporate it in their programmes if they are to improve working relationship with their staff.


Related Topix: Fasting, Health, Religion

Daily Times

Death anniversary of Hazrat Khadija tul Kubra (SA) observed : July 11, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: The death anniversary of Hazrat Khadija tul Kubra was observed with reverence throughout the country.


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Documentary on Burning of Calif. Mosque to Be Televised Soon

"An American Mosque" recounts the 1994 arson, largely unreported by mainstream news outlets, that burned the Islamic Center in a rural Northern California town to the ground.

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Breaking through themyth of Islamophobia

Ever since President George W. Bush said "Islam is peace" on Sept. 17, 2001, it has been politically shielded from any debate about its effects on its adherents or on the rest of the world.


Related Topix: George Bush, W., Frank Caliendo, Religion

The Star Online

Fight diabetes: A recipe for success

Dr Yeoh Boon Hock and Prof Dr Nor Azmi Kamaruddin at the launch of the MSD Ramadan Campaign 2014 - Smart Info Tools .


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Religion, Fasting, Food, Recipes

National Public Radio

WHO: Basic Hygiene Can Help Prevent MERS Spread

A World Health Organization official on Thursday urged millions of Muslims making the pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, to exercise basic hygiene as mass gatherings pose risks of spreading the Middle East respiratory syndrome.


Related Topix: World News, Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia Travel, Travel, Mecca, Saudi Arabia Travel, Middle East Travel, Religion

Wed Jul 09, 2014

AME Info

Prince Alwaleed hosts Ramadan's first lecture at Kingdom Resort

HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company , and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation, hosted Ramadan's first lecture at Kingdom Resort in Riyadh on Monday 7th July 2014.The main highlight of the event was a lecture presented by Sheikh Dr. Abdallah Bin Bayyah, under the ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Religion, Harvard University, Georgetown University

Fox News

ISIS destroys shrines, churches and mosques, may be targeting Mecca

The Saad bin Aqeel Husseiniya shrine in the Iraqi city of Tal Afar was one Mosque destroyed by the extremist group.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Religion, Turkey, NC

The Georgia Straight

Zarqa Nawaz offers humorous take on Islam in Laughing All the Way to the Mosque

So that's the theme of her talk this evening at the Indian Summer festival. "Why did I come up with that slogan?" Nawaz tells the Georgia Straight on the line from her home in Regina.

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Related Topix: Religion, Life, Holidays, Ramadan


Playboy bunny converts to Islam

A former Playboy Bunny has become a born again Muslim, an experience she has described as a 'rebirth.'


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An Egyptian bread seller rides his bicycle as Muslim worshipers break the day-long fast during the holy month of Ramadan in Cairo Khan el-Khalili district on July 8, 2014.


Related Topix: Ramadan, Life, Holidays, Religion

Detroit Free Press

Judge: Residents' free speech threatened by subpoenas in Islamic school lawsuit

A federal judge says attorneys for an Islamic group were out of line when they subpoenaed personal e-mail and other documents from residents who opposed the building of an Islamic school in Pittsfield Township.


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Who's Trying To Destroy The "Third Holiest City" In Islam?

A video has emerged showing hundreds of Arabs flooding the plaza of the Al Aqsa mosque on the Temple Mount to celebrate the sounding of air raid sirens in Jerusalem.

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