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Chinese authorities offers cash for Uygur Muslims who marry Han Chinese

Chinese authorities offers cash for Uygur Muslims who marry Han Chinese

Chinese authorities in the restive western region of Xinjiang have begun offering large cash incentives for interracial marriages in the latest attempt to quell growing unrest among the mainly Muslim Uighur ethnic… Read more »

Islamic State militants kill and capture hundreds of regime soldiers in Syria

Islamic State militants kill and capture hundreds of regime soldiers in Syria

Sources close to the organisation of the Islamic State in Syria told Anadolu news agency’s correspondent on Wednesday that the organisation killed about 200 soldiers from the Syrian regime’s army… Read more »

Haj permit must to enter Makkah

Haj permit must to enter Makkah

JEDDAH/MAKKAH — Authorities have restricted entry into the holy city of Makkah to those without Haj permit or those residing outside the city limits. The move comes as the first… Read more »

Malaysia Airlines Urged to Allow Hijab

Malaysia Airlines Urged to Allow Hijab

KUALA LUMPUR: Muslim female flight attendants working for Malaysia Airlines (MAS) should be given the option to wear the hijab, said Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin. Khairy who is also… Read more »

At least 30 killed in attack on mosque in Iraq

At least 30 killed in attack on mosque in Iraq

BAGHDAD: At least 30 people were killed when a Muslim militia opened fired inside an Iraqi Sunni mosque in the country’s eastern Diyala province on Friday, an Iraqi security source… Read more »

Pakistani journalist Asma Shirazi wins 2014 Peter Mackler award

Pakistani journalist Asma Shirazi wins 2014 Peter Mackler award

Asma Shirazi, Pakistan’s first female war correspondent and host of popular TV talk shows, was named 2014 Winner of Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism on Friday. Shirazi… Read more »

Saudi’s Grand Mufti Condemns ISIS Militants as “No. 1 Enemy of Islam”

Saudi’s Grand Mufti Condemns ISIS Militants as “No. 1 Enemy of Islam”

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti Shaikh Abdul Aziz Al Shaikh, the highest religious authority in the country, said on Tuesday that the militant groups Islamic State of Iraq and the… Read more »

Boy with giant hands shunned from school after they grew bigger than his head

Boy with giant hands shunned from school after they grew bigger than his head

An eight-year-old boy has left doctors baffled after his hands swelled to giant proportions and now weigh more than two stone. Young Kaleem, from India, is unable to carry out… Read more »

Islamic State militants behead US journalist ‘James Foley’, release video

Islamic State militants behead US journalist ‘James Foley’, release video

BAGHDAD: Islamic State insurgents posted a video on Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of US journalist James Foley and images of another US journalist whose life they said depended on… Read more »

Makkah Clock Tower to open for tourists after Haj

Makkah Clock Tower to open for tourists after Haj

The Makkah Clock Tower, the second tallest tower in the world, is to open for tourists after Haj 2014, according to officials. Tourists will have to buy tickets to visit… Read more »