World Muslims Pray For Mandela CAIRO – World Muslims worldwide have paid tribute to the late international icon Nelson Mandela, as South Africa Muslims called for prayers for the former president, his family and friends. “The greatest gift one can give to a human being is freedom and that is what Mandela did for all more »
MOSCOW – After years of legal debates, Russian Muslims have finally restored the 15th century Khan Mosque in Kasimov town, east Moscow, deemed as the oldest mosque in central Russia. The news was announced on Wednesday, December 4, by the spiritual directorate for Russian Muslims (The Muslim Spiritual Directorate (MSD) system in Russia), Radio Free more »
JOHANNESBURG: Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world’s most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95. South African President Jacob Zuma made the announcement at a news conference more »
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the father of the nation, has died on December 5 2013 at the age of 95. The management and staff of Deen TV express their deep sadness at the passing of Madiba.
MEDAN, Indonesia: An Indonesian court sentenced 14 Rohingya asylum seekers from Myanmar to nine months in jail for their role in a deadly brawl at a detention center that left eight Buddhist fishermen from their country dead, prosecutors and lawyers said Thursday. The melee occurred eight months ago in North Sumatra province, where more than more »
ABUJA, Nigeria: The international airport at Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, reopened Thursday after being closed for nearly 20 hours because a Saudi cargo plane had an accident on landing and blocked the runway, the Aviation Ministry said. Hundreds of angry passengers trying to get to Abuja were stranded at domestic airports around this oil-rich West African more »
CAIRO – Igniting memories of the outgoing authoritarian regime of Hosni Mubarak, videos and testimonies of Egyptian youth being tortured by police forces have appeared on social media, amid denials from Egyptian security officials. “I was being beaten from all directions, even with batons. Whoever entered the room to do anything was told I had more »
BEIJING: British Prime Minister David Cameron faced demands Wednesday for the return of priceless artefacts looted from Beijing in the 19th century, on the last day of his visit to China. Cameron traveled to the southwestern city of Chengdu on the third day of what embassy officials said was the largest ever British trade mission more »