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Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr
5 Jan 2017 06:04

Muslims Mark Anniversary of Sheikh Nimr Execution

Islam Times - Muslims in different countries commemorated the first anniversary of execution of top opposition leader Sheikh Nimr by Saudi regime.

 
Muslim women participate in a self defense class December 16, 2016 in New York City.
21 Dec 2016 05:33

Muslims, Hindus are more likely to intervene for social justice than Christians

Islam Times - A new poll suggests that Muslims and Hindus in the United States are more likely to intervene if they come across a situation, in which someone is being victimized.

 
In this file photograph taken on October 14, 2016, debris of burned houses is seen in Warpait village, Rakhine State, Myanmar.
13 Dec 2016 11:40

Myanmar military behind torching of Rohingya villages: HRW

Islam Times - Human Rights Watch says evidence shows Myanmar’s military is behind the torching of villages belonging to persecuted Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State, urging the government to allow aid agencies and media into the troubled region.

 
Myanmar Muslims Face Ethnic Cleansing, Genocide amid World Silence
5 Dec 2016 12:02

Myanmar Muslims Face Ethnic Cleansing, Genocide amid World Silence

Islam Times - Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar are facing ethnic cleansing and genocide of unprecedented proportions in the Buddhist country while the world watches indifferently.

 
Muslim world must act to stop Rohingya genocide
5 Dec 2016 08:27

Muslim world must act to stop Rohingya genocide

Islam Times - Malaysia’s premier has called on the global community to help stop the “genocide” of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, slamming the country’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, for her inaction on the bloodletting against the minority community.

 
UN Urged to Prevent Muslim Cleansing in Myanmar
27 Nov 2016 06:28

UN Urged to Prevent Muslim Cleansing in Myanmar

Islam Times - The Burmese Rohingya Organization, based in London, asked the UN and other international organization to pressure Myanmar’s government to lift all restrictions on humanitarian aid in western Rakhine State.

 
The Adhan has been recited since the dawn of Islam.
24 Nov 2016 06:46

On Muffling the Call to Prayer

Islam Times - The Adhan, or the call to prayer, has been raised for 15 centuries, that is, since the spread of Islam. It all started with a man called Bilal, a freed slave from Africa who was asked by Prophet Mohammad to stand on the roof of a mosque and recite the Adhan which starts with “God is Great....

 
Arbaeen Commemoration, Harbinger of Muslim Unity
21 Nov 2016 13:08

Arbaeen Commemoration, Harbinger of Muslim Unity

Islam Times - -Millions of Muslims have gathered in the Iraqi city of Karbala as part of the Arbaeen ceremonies commemorating the martyrdom of Imam Hussein AS.

 
Arba’een Congregation and Rise of a New Bloc
19 Nov 2016 05:08

Arba’een Congregation and Rise of a New Bloc

Islam Times - The Shiite Muslims from across the world are moving towards the holy city of Karbala in Iraq to mark Arba'een. Occurring forty days after the Day of Ashura, the Arba’een (forty in Arabic) commemorates fortieth day of the martyrdom of Imam Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad....

 
Saudi Arabia Revokes New Hajj Bill over Protests by Islamic Countries
19 Nov 2016 04:53

Saudi Arabia Revokes New Hajj Bill over Protests by Islamic Countries

Islam Times - Under the pressure by Islamic countries, Saudi Arabia revokes a newly introduced bill to change Hajj regulation for better revenues.

 
ISIS Not Protector of Sunnis, Evidence Proves
14 Nov 2016 12:18

ISIS Not Protector of Sunnis, Evidence Proves

Islam Times - Human Rights Watch (HRW) says ISIS terrorists have staged chemical attacks in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.

 
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte
9 Nov 2016 09:19

Philippines President Approves Autonomy for Muslims

Islam Times - Philippines President has approved a plan that is designed to give more authority to the Muslim population in the southern areas.

 
Viewpoints of Iran Leader on Confronting Arrogant Powers
5 Nov 2016 09:48

Viewpoints of Iran Leader on Confronting Arrogant Powers

Islam Times - Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution has always reiterated on the need to understand the enemy and confront arrogant powers especially the United States.

 
Muslims hold Friday prayers in front of the Colosseum in Rome, Italy, October 21, 2016, to protest against mosque closures.
22 Oct 2016 09:45

Muslims protest mosque closure in Italy’s Rome

Islam Times - Hundreds of Muslims in Italy have held a demonstration in Rome to express their outrage at recent mosque closures in the capital.

 
Myanmar’s Muslims; Defenceless, Deserted, Down-trodden
17 Oct 2016 12:18

Myanmar’s Muslims; Defenceless, Deserted, Down-trodden

Islam Times - The Muslims of Myanmar have been dubbed the world’s most persecuted minority in the world, and for good reason.

 
Constructive Chaos Theory: When Terrorism is of Much Avail to US
16 Oct 2016 04:58

Constructive Chaos Theory: When Terrorism is of Much Avail to US

Islam Times - There are a variety of analyses about the US' strategy for dealing with the radical Islamist groups such as al-Qaeda and ISIS. This analysis seeks evaluation of Washington's strategy in the face of ISIS based on the theory of “constructive chaos”.

 
Rituals that Immortalized Imam Husseins Battle of Karbala
13 Oct 2016 07:25

Rituals that Immortalized Imam Husseins Battle of Karbala

Islam Times - 1,300 years after the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, Shiites all around the world are still mourning the sorrowful and historic day each year on the 10th of the month of Muharram in the Islamic calendar with commemorations and rituals.

 
Millions of Shia Muslims observe Ashura worldwide
13 Oct 2016 04:24

Millions of Shia Muslims observe Ashura worldwide

Islam Times - Millions of Shia Muslims in Iran and other parts of the world are commemorating Ashura, which marks the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam.

 
Two Muslim women in the UK
9 Oct 2016 11:07

UK Muslim woman’s hijab pulled down: Police

Islam Times - A Muslim woman in the UK has had her hijab pulled down on a busy street in what seems to be a racially-motivated assault, police officials say.

 
File photo of a burqa-wearing Muslim woman.
1 Oct 2016 06:26

Bulgarian MPs impose ban on Islamic headdress worn by Muslim women

Islam Times - Bulgaria has imposed a nationwide ban on the face-covering Islamic headdress worn by Muslim women amid similar moves by some other European governments.