Tag: muslims

Ramadan vice squad: Malaysian officials go undercover to catch non-fasting Muslims

Ramadan vice squad: Malaysian officials go undercover to catch non-fasting Muslims

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 18:46 0

If you are a non-fasting Muslim in Malaysia - be warned, a local official in disguise might serve your next meal having already snapped a ... Read More

Israel welcomed over 405,000 visitors in April – 7% rise in tourist arrivals

Israel welcomed over 405,000 visitors in April – 7% rise in tourist arrivals

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 15:19 0

An analysis of the seasonally adjusted data provided by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics indicates that in the last three months (February – April 2019), ... Read More

‘Public security’: Sri Lanka’s state of emergency extended for another month

‘Public security’: Sri Lanka’s state of emergency extended for another month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 22:40 0

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday extended the state of emergency by another month. The measure was imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday Islamist ... Read More

Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians

Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 17:30 0

A campaign launched by Coca-Cola Norway aimed at celebrating the Islamic holy month of Ramadan has sparked accusations of political correctness gone mad, with some ... Read More

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings after Islamic terrorists kill 253 people in Easter attacks

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings after Islamic terrorists kill 253 people in Easter attacks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:40 0

Under a state of emergency after a spate of suicide bombings last week, Sri Lanka has imposed a ban on all forms of face coverings. ... Read More

Explosions rock Sri Lankan town as police hunt for Islamic terrorists behind Easter bombings

Explosions rock Sri Lankan town as police hunt for Islamic terrorists behind Easter bombings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 15:38 0

Three explosions have reportedly rocked a city on Sri Lanka’s eastern seaboard as the police and the army carry out searches targeting suspects from last ... Read More

UK Civil Aviation Authority issues warning to Hajj travelers

UK Civil Aviation Authority issues warning to Hajj travelers

editor editor- April 3, 2019 18:09 0

With over 25,000 British Muslims expected to make the Hajj pilgrimage this August, the UK Civil Aviation Authority is launching a campaign to ensure that ... Read More

U.S. State Department tells tourists Brunei is safe, except for death by stoning

U.S. State Department tells tourists Brunei is safe, except for death by stoning

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 03:27 6

The U.S. State Department is telling American travelers, Brunei is one of the safest countries in the world to visit. Brunei safer than the Bahamas, ... Read More

Islamic Relief USA: Learn, not despise one another

Islamic Relief USA: Learn, not despise one another

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 17:44 0

Islamic Relief USA, the largest Muslim faith-based humanitarian and advocacy organization, has released the following statement from Chief Executive Officer Sharif Aly, regarding the mass ... Read More

Double Deadly Terror Attack in New Zealand: “There is blood everywhere”

Double Deadly Terror Attack in New Zealand: “There is blood everywhere”

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 03:08 1

"I'm still in shock at the news coming from Christchurch today. To any Muslims, both in New Zealand and around the world I am sorry. ... Read More

Pope Francis in UAE: Making the world a better place

Pope Francis in UAE: Making the world a better place

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 11, 2019 21:40 0

Pope Francis landed in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates last Sunday night as the first pontiff to visit the Arabian Peninsula. He departed ... Read More

On the visit of the Pope to UAE

On the visit of the Pope to UAE

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 6, 2019 01:24 0

An Interview with Alessandro Gisotti, the "ad interim" director of the Holy See Press Office, by Amedeo Lomonaco on the apostolic journey of Pope Francis ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport opens new Muslim prayer room in Terminal 2

Frankfurt Airport opens new Muslim prayer room in Terminal 2

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 15:12 0

Passengers, employees and visitors of the Muslim faith now have another place to pray and worship at Frankfurt Airport. Today (February 1), a new Muslim ... Read More

Russia’s CosmoCourse could launch private space tourism in five years

Russia’s CosmoCourse could launch private space tourism in five years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 18:25 0

According to Russian National AeroNet Technology Initiative co-leader, Russia could see the start of private space tourism in around five years. National AeroNet Technology Initiative's ... Read More

Halal Internet? ‘Sharia-compliant’ web browser launched in Malaysia

Halal Internet? ‘Sharia-compliant’ web browser launched in Malaysia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 19:30 0

The world's first Sharia-compliant Internet service suite has been launched in Malaysia - along with browser, chat and sadaqah services. Malaysian startup SalamWeb seeks to ... Read More

Deadly terror attack on Catholic Cathedral during mass putting tourism plans on hold

Deadly terror attack on Catholic Cathedral during mass putting tourism plans on hold

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 09:35 0

Jolo Island in the Philippines means a mixture of Muslims and Christians trying to live together. The region had big plans to become a Boracay type ... Read More

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 08:09 0

Attacking the travel and tourism industry is the modus operandi by almost every terror group in the world. Tourism is a fragile industry and attacking ... Read More

Critical Thinking Reform in Saudi Arabia’s schools includes tourism

Critical Thinking Reform in Saudi Arabia’s schools includes tourism

The Media Line The Media Line- January 1, 2019 21:28 0

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s 2030 has a vision that includes a reform to decrease Saudi Arabia's dependence on oil revenues through upgrades to ... Read More

Pope’s historic visit to the United Arab Emirates confirmed

Pope’s historic visit to the United Arab Emirates confirmed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2018 01:21 0

The Press Office of the Holy See announced the official program of the Pope's trip to the United Arab Emirates from 3 to 5 February ... Read More

Six Million Thai Muslims support TAT for promoting Thailand Halal Assembly

Six Million Thai Muslims support TAT for promoting Thailand Halal Assembly

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 21:10 0

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is to again organize a special seminar and one-day tour to promote Thailand as Muslim Friendly Destination on 15-16 December during ... Read More

Russia will tighten its visa regime for Muslims

Russia will tighten its visa regime for Muslims

editor editor- February 11, 2013 09:01 0

MOSCOW, Russia - Russia will tighten its visa regime for Muslims and will review visas already given to Muslims irrespective of their nationalities, reported Dispatch ... Read More

During Ramadan, charity coming from different countries to Pakistan

During Ramadan, charity coming from different countries to Pakistan

editor editor- August 9, 2012 05:08 0

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

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

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

editor editor- March 20, 2012 07:43 0

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 ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- December 10, 2010 03:42 0

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 ... Read More

Muslim group updates travel advisory for holiday weekend

Muslim group updates travel advisory for holiday weekend

editor editor- November 25, 2010 04:17 0

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 ... Read More

Muslim tourists worried about veil ban in France

Muslim tourists worried about veil ban in France

editor editor- September 6, 2010 03:41 0

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. Read More

3 British Muslims sentenced in trans-Atlantic flights bomb plot

3 British Muslims sentenced in trans-Atlantic flights bomb plot

editor editor- July 13, 2010 05:08 0

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 ... Read More

Attempted Christmas Day terror attack condemned by Nigerian-American Muslims

Attempted Christmas Day terror attack condemned by Nigerian-American Muslims

editor editor- December 30, 2009 04:30 0

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 ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- September 20, 2009 07:09 0

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 ... Read More

Judge approves trial for Muslims removed from US Airways flight

Judge approves trial for Muslims removed from US Airways flight

editor editor- July 25, 2009 07:44 0

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 ... Read More

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