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Russia will tighten its visa regime for Muslims

MOSCOW, Russia - Russia will tighten its visa regime for Muslims and will review visas already given to Muslims irrespective of their nationalities, reported Dispatch News Desk (DND) from Moscow.

During Ramadan, charity coming from different countries to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - The month of Ramadan is entering into its last quarter, and that is increasing philanthropy activities in Pakistan.

Islamic chief: Lady Gaga aims to destroy Indonesia’s morality

A high-ranking member of Indonesia’s highest Islamic authority has urged Muslims not to attend Lady Gaga’s upcoming concert in Jakarta, declaring that the pop star known for her sexy and controver

CAIR asks that assault on NY imam be prosecuted as hate...

NEW YORK - The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) today called on the Manhattan District Attorney's office to prosecute an alleged bias-motivated attack on an imam

Muslim group updates travel advisory for holiday weekend

WASHINGTON - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today issued an updated travel advisory for those concerned about new airport security measures involving full-body scanners and more inva

Muslim tourists worried about veil ban in France

PARIS — Protests in Pakistan, al-Qaida warnings, skittish Muslim tourists: France's plan to do away with burqa-style veils is already reverberating far beyond its borders.

3 British Muslims sentenced in trans-Atlantic flights bomb plot

LONDON — Three British Muslims convicted of participating in a plot to bomb trans-Atlantic airliners have been sentenced to at least 20 years in prison each.

Attempted Christmas Day terror attack condemned by Nigerian-American Muslims

A statement was issued today by the National Council of Nigerian Muslim Organizations in the United States of America (NCNMO) condemning Friday's attempted bombing of a Northwest Airline flight into D

Over 1.5 billion Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fiter

AMMAN, Jordan - Eid Mubarak are the words that over 1.5 billion Muslims around the world will receive as a greeting as they meet each other on the occasion and the celebration of Eid al-Fiter, which m

Judge approves trial for Muslims removed from US Airways flight

A prominent national Muslim civil rights and advocacy group today hailed what it termed a "major victory" in the case of six imams, or Islamic religious leaders, who say their civil and religious righ

Cairo explosion near popular Apparition Church blamed on Hezbollah

Investigators of the bombing incident that took place May 12 near the famous Virgin’s Church in Cairo nabbed their suspects.

Ethnic profiling persists at airports

One thing is for sure: You will be detained and arrested if you pull a stunt like the one Lawrence Johnson pulled on a flight heading in to LAX last week.

CAIR files DOT complaint after Muslims kicked off AirTran flight

WASHINGTON, DC - A prominent national Islamic civil rights and advocacy group today filed a complaint with the US Department of Transportation (DOT) following an incident Thursday in which nine Muslim

Airline launched to cater for British Muslims

A new airline catering for Britain’s Muslim community will start flights from Stansted and Manchester to Dubai from December.

Muslims clamp down on halal fraud

When most people go shopping for meat, they don’t put much thought into the task beyond the quality and the price.