Tag: Islam

Renaming spree: Erasing Muslim heritage

By Amulya Ganguli, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has lived up to his reputation as a Hindutva hawk. There…

Co-pilot accepts Islam on flight, video goes viral

Tabuk: A co-pilot accepted Islam on Saudi bound flight. In the video which went viral, he can be seen accepting…

In a first, 2 Muslim women elected to US Congress

Washington: Two Muslim women, for the first time, have been elected to the House of Representatives. Quoting sources, Al Jazeera…

AR Rahman responds to question “If I convert to Islam, will I be successful too?”

Mumba: Oscar-winning musician A.R. Rahman, whose biography "Notes of a Dream: The Authorized Biography of A.R. Rahman" was launched recently…

Video: Jewish man enters Muslim mosque, what happens will shock you

This video footage shot with hidden cameras exposes how beautiful our religion Islam is and what its true message is…

Mosques seek Twitter ban on Dutch populist Geert Wilders

The Hague: A body representing 144 Turkish mosques in the Netherlands has asked Twitter to block the account of anti-Islam…

US Muslim groups raise tens of thousands for synagogue victims

Washington: A crowdfunding campaign by two Muslim American groups has raised almost $80,000 for the surviving victims of the Pittsburgh…

Iran backlash after top cleric meets reformists

Tehran: A hardline member of Iran's powerful Guardian Council was facing a backlash on Sunday after criticising one of the…

Irish rock star converts to Islam

The Irish rock star formerly known as Sinead O'Connor has converted to Islam. Sinead openly declared that she has converted…

UP: 50 Dalit families threatened to convert to Islam

MEERUT: As many as 50 Dalit families have threatened to convert to Islam after being prevented from installing an idol…

China launches anti-halal crackdown in Xinjiang city

Beijing: Chinese authorities have launched a campaign against halal products in the name of fighting extremism in the capital of…

Indian Muslims and the Meccan period of Islam : An analogy

By Arshad Mohsin , Muslim Mirror Given the everyday persecution of Indian Muslims with some heart-wrenching glimpses like the multiple…

Forbidding others from doing evil is as important as refraining from evil

Enjoining what is good and forbidding what is evil is one of the basic principles of Islam. Allah, the Exalted,…

Malayalam writer embraces Islam to protest against ex-naxal leader cremation

THRISSUR: To protest former Naxal leader and social activist Najmal Babu, cremation, Malayalam writer Kamal C Chavara embraced Islam on…

Enforcing Austria’s burqa ban a delicate matter in Alpine resort

Zell am See, Austria: With its pristine waters, snow-covered mountains and breathtaking Alpine views, the Austrian lakeside town of Zell…

Malaysian to be caned for prostitution under Islamic law

Kuala Terengganu: A Malaysian woman was sentenced Thursday to be caned and jailed for six months for prostitution in violation…

Judiciary can’t decide what is essential feature of Islam: Owaisi

Hyderabad: MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday said that judiciary cannot and should not decide what is an essential feature…

Islam’s ‘all 73 sects’ reside only in India: Rajnath Singh

KOCHI: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday addressed Kerala Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) council meeting in Kochi. In his…

How a zealot Qadiani received Divine Guidance and came into the folds of Islam

Qadiani by birth, Tahir Mansoor of Islamabad, belonged to a zealot Qadiani family belonging to the royal family of Mirza…

Amid crackdown on religions: China restricts online religious coverage including burning incense

Beijing: Amid an ongoing crackdown on churches, masajid and other places of worship by the officially atheist Communist Party, China…