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Islamic values can be an integral source for sustainable development

DUBAI: Islam’s rich heritage and values, including the importance of education and the value of building a just society, are key to inspiring the region to develop a sustainable, equitable and thriving society, as per panellists. Exploring key questions of gender equality, social development and the need to build a thriving community within Islam, the discussion, ‘Women […]...Read More

Dubai flies in first Pfizer vaccine batch, kicks off ‘free of charge’ campaign

Dubai received its first shipment of the Pfizer-Biontech vaccine against coronavirus early Wednesday, authorised by the Ministry of Health and Prevention for “extensive and free-of-charge” inoculations. The decision comes in response to a request by Pfizer to approve its emergency registration so that concerned health authorities can import the vaccine after fulfilling all international criteria […]...Read More

Tens of thousands in Bangladesh take to streets to call for France boycotts

Streets thronged with thousands in the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka on Monday decrying French President Emmanuel Macron, for his defense of the criticism of Islam as a right to freedom of speech.  The demonstrators called for a boycott of French products and made attempts to march to the French embassy but were halted in their tracks by the police.   France is an important trading partner and a major aid provider for Bangladesh. The Bangladesh government foregoing […]...Read More

Three killed in grisly knife attack in Nice, France

An attacker armed with a knife killed three people at a church Thursday in the Mediterranean city of Nice, authorities said. It was the third attack in two months in France. The assailant was wounded by police and hospitalised after the killings at the Notre Dame Church, less than a kilometre from the site in […]...Read More

Erdogan calls for boycotts on French goods, EU support, to protest France’s ‘anti-religion’ agenda

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan called on Monday for Turks to boycott French goods and urged European Union leaders to halt French leader Emmanuel Macron’s “anti-Islam” agenda. For a third day running Erdogan said that the French president needed a mental health check, repeating a rebuke that caused France to recall its ambassador from Ankara over […]...Read More

Pak PM warns Facebook of ‘hate against Islam’, calls for ban on Islamophobic content

Pakistan’s prime minister has written a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg seeking a ban on Islamophobic content on the site, warning of an increase in radicalisation amongst Muslims, the government said on Sunday. In the letter, shared by the Pakistani government on Twitter, Imran Khan said that “growing Islamophobia” is encouraging extremism and violence […]...Read More

Islamic bloc supports Sudan’s dismissal off U.S. blacklist, calls it ‘important step’ for the ailing country’s future

Dr. Yousef Al Othaimeen, Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, OIC, has welcomed US President Donald Trump’s announcement to remove Sudan from the State Sponsors of Terrorism list, describing it as an “important step for the future of Sudan.” Dr. Al Othaimeen stated that the announcement culminates the efforts of the transitional government of […]...Read More