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MJC saddened at the senseless killing of matric learner

News Room : October 25, 2017 9:44 am

The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) offered its sincere condolences to the Alexander family on the loss of theirbeloved son, Abdul Muttalib (19) who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Mitchell’s Plain. Abdul Muttalib (19), was caught in cross-fire during a drive-by shooting on Saturday evening. According to hisfamily, he and a few friends had more »
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Umm Zakiyyah Story-Telling tour

News Room : October 18, 2017 2:19 pm

Umm Zakiyyah is an acclaimed novelist, motivational speaker and community activist from the USA. She has written 15 novels and is the bestselling American Muslim author of If I Should Speak trilogy, Muslim Girl, and Let’s Talk About Sex and Muslim Love as well as internationally acclaimed blogs and stories at uzauthor.com. She writes about more »
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Myanmar army chief says Rohingya Muslims not native, refugee numbers exaggerated

News Room : October 12, 2017 12:52 pm

YANGON: Rohingya Muslims are not native to Myanmar, the army chief told the US ambassador in a meeting in which he apparently did not address accusations of abuses by his men and said media was complicit in exaggerating the number of refugees fleeing. Senior General Min Aung Hlaing gave his most extensive account of the more »
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Deen Channel strengthens partnerships StarSat. KZN subscribers may reach Lee’s Electronics to subscribe

News Room : October 11, 2017 9:38 am

Deen Channel CEO, Faizal Sayed, and Board Chairman, Hassim Jogee, has met high level management at Beijing’s Star Times Media, the mother company for StarSat, and Starsat itself in South Africa. The meetings spell stronger partnership efforts and possible further signal distribution for Deen Channel on DTT and DTH in an estimated 30 countries in more »
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Pope to meet top Buddhist monks in Myanmar, address military

News Room : October 11, 2017 9:26 am

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis will meet Myanmar’s top Buddhist monks, its military generals and civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi in November when he visits that country and Bangladesh, both caught up in a crisis over the Rohingya Muslim minority. According to a full program of the Nov. 6-Dec. 2 trip released by the Vatican more »
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Deen Channel strengthens partnerships with Star Times Media throughout Africa and StarSat in South Africa

News Room : October 3, 2017 10:31 am

Deen Channel CEO, Faizal Sayed, and Board Chairman, Hassim Jogee, has met high level management at Beijing’s Star Times Media, the mother company for StarSat, and Starsat itself in South Africa. The meetings spell stronger partnership efforts and possible further signal distribution for Deen Channel on DTT and DTH in an estimated 30 countries in more »
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Al-Azhar imam suspended, apologizes for singing Umm Kulthum song

News Room : September 26, 2017 8:20 am

CAIRO: An imam at Egypt’s Al-Azhar University has publicly apologized after being suspended from his job and subjected to massive criticism for singing on TV while wearing his religious uniform. “I appreciate the feelings of those who had been disturbed by my singing,” wrote Sheikh Ehab Younes on his Facebook page. The imam was on more »
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German Arabs stunned by rise of Far Right

News Room : September 26, 2017 8:13 am

LONDON: Arabs living in Germany have reacted with horror at the rise of a far right party election. But pundits claim the result doesn’t necessarily mean the end of Angela Merkel’s welcoming of refugees. While Chancellor Merkel won a fourth term, it came at a cost, with the anti-Islam Alternative for Germany party (AfD) polling more »
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‘Face of evil’: Man gets life for killing 8 at hair salon

News Room : September 23, 2017 7:18 am

SANTA ANA, California: A California man who killed eight people at a hair salon in 2011 was sentenced to life without parole Friday in a courtroom packed with sobbing victims’ relatives, who shared vivid memories of their loved ones and wished the shooter a painful end in prison. Scott Dekraai, a 47-year-old former tugboat operator, more »
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Amnesty says fires continue at Rohingya villages in Myanmar

News Room : September 23, 2017 7:17 am

BANGKOK: Amnesty International said new satellite images and videos taken as recently as Friday afternoon in Myanmar’s Rakhine state show smoke rising from Rohingya Muslim villages, contradicting Aung San Suu Kyi’s claims that military operations there have ended. The London-based group said its sources in Rakhine claim the fires were started by members of the more »
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