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Indonesian Muslim candidate wins Jakarta election: Pollsters

News Room : April 20, 2017 6:18 am

JAKARTA: A former Indonesian education minister won the race for Jakarta governor after a polarizing campaign that cast a shadow over Indonesia’s reputation for practicing a tolerant form of Islam. Anies Baswedan won with 58 percent of the votes versus 42 percent for Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known by his Chinese nickname “Ahok,” based on 100 more »
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1 million expats expected to leave Saudi Arabia under amnesty plan

News Room : April 18, 2017 9:56 am

RIYADH: With 70 days to go before the end of the campaign of targeting residency and labor violators, preliminary results are already “positive,” according to officials from the General Directorate of Passports and Ministry of Labor and Social Development. The campaign is helping violators leave the country without facing fines or penalties for violating regulations. more »
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Myanmar begins shutting three Rakhine camps

News Room : April 12, 2017 8:26 am

YANGON: Myanmar has started shutting down three displacement camps in strife-torn Rakhine state, a senior official said, although it was not immediately clear where the inhabitants would go. Tens of thousands of people from Rakhine’s Muslim and Buddhist communities ended up in internal displacement camps after sectarian violence ripped the impoverished region apart five years more »
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UN pushes Myanmar to release detained Rohingya children

News Room : April 10, 2017 12:21 pm

YANGON: The UN children’s agency UNICEF has called on Myanmar’s government to release Rohingya children detained as part of a sweeping military campaign in Rakhine state. More than 600 people were arrested in an army crackdown on Rohingya Muslims in the north of the restive state. The operation was launched after deadly attacks by militants more »
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OUTA, Activists and civil organizations to march on Union Buildings

News Room : April 5, 2017 5:25 pm

Members of the Muslim community have been asked to join mass Friday post-midday prayers on the lawns on the Union Buildings. Social activist, Yusuf Abramjee, said: “Save SA, Outa and other civil organizations are marching on the Union Buildings. “We will have the main Friday Jummah prayers at 12.30pm on a section of the lawns. more »
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Straight Talk Africa launches this evening on Deen TV at 21:30 CAT

News Room : April 2, 2017 7:35 am

Deen TV on Openview HD, StarSat and Star Times Africa Launches Straight Talk Africa,  a Pan African News and Review Series this evening on the platform. Deen TV is available in 800,000 homes in South Africa on the Openview HD platform alone. Shaka Ssali hosts a preeminent one-hour international call-in talk show for Africa. Straight more »
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TV Host Faizal Sayed Challenges Hajj and Umrah Irregularities on his show

News Room : March 30, 2017 7:30 am

Hajj and Umrah forms a pivotal component in the lives of Muslims. Hajj, forming one of the five pillars of Islam is a wish and desire of any believing Muslims. The Journey of a lifetime for many. Over the last days, TV Talk Show Host, Faizal Sayed, of The Faizal Sayed Show that airs on more »
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TV Host, Faizal Sayed, to announce further plans on campaign against Hajj and Umrah Fraud Next week

News Room : March 25, 2017 9:00 pm

With an increase in public interest and participation in a the Hajj and Umrah fraud awareness raised by Deen TV CEO and TV Talk Show Host Faizal Sayed, Faizal has announced that he will issue a statement early next week on the way forward on this campaign along witj an update. According to a spokesperson more »
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Israeli soldiers seize boy, shoot dead teen

News Room : March 25, 2017 8:12 am

JERUSALEM: An Israeli rights group has released an amateur video that shows soldiers seizing a terrified 8-year-old Palestinian boy. The soldiers in the video are trying to get him to identify people who had thrown a firebomb in the occupied West Bank. B’Tselem said he “was wandering barefoot outside his house in Hebron looking for more »
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Deen TV launches new Youth Series this evening

News Room : March 23, 2017 11:54 am

This week sees the launch of 5 brand new TV series on Deen TV, channel 152 on Openview HD, 365 StarSat & 365 on Star Times throughout Africa. Youth Ignited with Yaseen Kippie is a new show engaging issues affecting Muslim Youth socially, intellectually, politically, religiously and spiritually. Asking questions on how we deal with more »
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