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Fire engulfs Dubai hotel near Burj Khalifa

Fire broke out on Thursday in a hotel near Dubai’s massive New Year’s Eve fireworks display. It was not immediately clear what caused the fire,...

Accosted for her hijab, woman now teaches Muslim empowerment

When she was 16, Rana Abdelhamid was accosted on the streets of New York by a man who tried to pull off the head...

Twin suicide bombs in northeastern Syria kill dozens: Reports

Dozens were reportedly killed and as many were injured in two suicide bombings in two restaurants in Kurdish-controlled city in northeastern Syria on Wednesday,...

16 hours, no food or water: Student recounts US deportation horror

A 23-year-old student, who does not want his name published, recollected “the horror of that night” when he and several others like him were...

16 hours, no food or water: Student recounts US deportation horror

A 23-year-old student, who does not want his name published, recollected “the horror of that night” when he and several others like him were...

16 hours, no food or water: Student recounts US deportation horror

A 23-year-old student, who does not want his name published, recollected “the horror of that night” when he and several others like him were...

16 incidents of women harassing men recorded in shopping center

JEDDAH: Sixteen cases of women harassing men were recorded in one of the biggest shopping centers of Jeddah recently, an online newspaper reported on...

Record-breaking flood levels anticipated in parts of US

Several locations along the Mississippi river from St. Louis down to the delta are anticipating major flooding, possibly even breaking record flood levels, the...

IS issues fatwa on when female slave ‘owners’ can have sex with them

Islamic State theologians have issued an extremely detailed ruling on when “owners” of women enslaved by the extremist group can have sex with them,...

The elderly lady in the picture is Umm as-Sa’ad. She was born 1925 and...

She was born 1925 and memorised the Quran at the age of 15. By the age of 25 she had the shortest chains of recitation...

37 injured in Pakistan as 6.9 magnitude earthquake hits central Asia

Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) At least 37 people were injured when an earthquake measuring 6.9 on Richter Scale jolted Pakistani capital Islamabad and parts...

“Islam gives me hope and strength. Pray calms my soul,” Blum told Bild

CAIRO – Germany’s young footballer Danny Blum has announced his reversion to Islam, describing his new faith as a religion of hope and strength. “Islam...