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Kanye West slammed for naming Yeezy shoes after Islamic angels

  • 8-26-2020

DUBAI: US musician and fashion designer Kanye West has received a backlash on social media this week after naming two of his new Yeezy trainers after Islamic angels. For the latest updates, follow us on Instagram @arabnews.lifestyle The rapper, w

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Religious leaders from around the world unite to condemn China’s brutal crackdown on Uighur Muslim minority

  • 8-26-2020
  • Max Aitchison

Religious leaders from around the world have come together to condemn China’s brutal crackdown on its Muslim Uyghur minority. Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams is among a group of more than 40 people demanding an end to what they called “on

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Civil Rights Audit Confirms Facebook Enabling Anti-Muslim Violence

  • 7-28-2020

WASHINGTON, DC — On Tuesday, Muslim Advocates received the final Facebook Civil Rights Audit Report. Muslim Advocates was a lead organizer behind the effort to pressure Facebook to conduct this civil rights audit and has been working to get Facebook to add

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France seeks UN-led mission on China's 'indefensible' Uighur treatment

  • 7-28-2020

France called on Tuesday for a UN-led observer mission to evaluate the treatment of China's Uighur population and accused Beijing of "indefensible practices" against the Muslim minority. The proposal by Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian comes as tensi

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Russia to help Assad build 'alternative' Hagia Sophia church in Syria after Turkey mosque conversion

  • 7-28-2020

The Syrian regime has said it will build a miniature replica of Istanbul's Hagia Sophia in response to Turkey's conversion of the UNESCO World Heritage site into a mosque. Russia, a major ally of Syria's Bashar al-Assad, will assist in building the mini

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Babies among 24 killed as gunmen attack maternity ward in Kabul

  • 5-20-2020

Gunmen stormed a maternity hospital in the western part of the Afghan capital Kabul, setting off an hours-long shoot-out with the police and killing 24 people, including two newborn babies, their mothers and an unspecified number of nurses. Photos from

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Ramadan 2020: Fasting hours around the world

  • 4-22-2020

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan is set to start later this week. During Ramadan, Muslims around the world fast for a full lunar month. The fasting begins at the Fajr prayer just before dawn and is broken at sunset. Last year, the minimum duration

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COVID-19: Saudi Arabia to suspend Taraweeh prayers in Ramadan

  • 4-16-2020

Dubai: The Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah and Guidance announced that Taraweeh prayers during Ramadan will only be performed at home as the suspension of prayers at mosques would not be lifted until the end of coronavirus. Al Riyadh newspaper

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