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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Spain to push ahead with suspending Catalan autonomy

News Room : October 20, 2017 8:43 am

MADRID: Spain said Thursday it will press ahead with suspending Catalonia’s autonomy after the region’s leader warned he may declare independence, heralding an unprecedented escalation of the country’s worst political crisis in decades. The central government in Madrid had given separatist leader Carles Puigdemont until 10:00 am (0800 GMT) on Thursday to say whether or more »
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Pakistani anti-corruption court indicts ousted PM Sharif and his daughter

News Room : October 20, 2017 8:42 am

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani court indicted ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on corruption charges spiraling from the Panama Papers leak, a senior government official said Thursday, in a case that could ultimately see the former leader jailed. The indictment presents a fresh challenge to Sharif’s beleaguered, ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party ahead of next year’s more »
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Ardern to lead New Zealand liberal government

News Room : October 20, 2017 8:41 am

WELLINGTON: Jacinda Ardern will be New Zealand’s next prime minister and hopes to take the country on a more liberal path following nine years of rule by the conservatives. The outcome of a national election nearly a month ago only became clear Thursday after the small New Zealand First party decided to back Ardern’s liberal more »
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May seeks ‘ambitious plans’ for Brexit talks at EU summit

News Room : October 20, 2017 8:39 am

BRUSSELS: British Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday that she wanted European Union leaders meeting in Brussels to set out “ambitious plans” for Brexit negotiations in the coming weeks. “We will be looking at the concrete progress that’s been made in our exit negotiations and setting out ambitious plans for the weeks ahead,” she said more »
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Malaysia’s ‘most wanted’ killed in Marawi: Officials

News Room : October 20, 2017 8:36 am

MANILA/JAKARTA: Malaysia’s most wanted, Mahmud Ahmad, was among 20 militants killed Wednesday and Thursday in the Philippine military’s offensive in Marawi City, military officials said. The head of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Gen. Eduardo Ano, described the operation as “very positive.” He added: “We were able to neutralize 13 (militants Wednesday night)… more »
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UNICEF: Rohingya children refugees face ‘hell on earth’

News Room : October 20, 2017 8:31 am

GENEVA: UNICEF says the children who make up most of the nearly 600,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Myanmar are seeing a “hell on earth” in overcrowded, muddy and squalid refugee camps in neighboring Bangladesh. The UN children’s agency has issued a report that documents the plight of children who account for 58 more »
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Pakistan premier vows to rid country of assault weapons

News Room : October 19, 2017 7:51 am

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has made it his personal mission to rid the country of automatic weapons in a bid to control crime. Abbasi promised to take action against “private militias” wielding automatic weapons. It means the premier is setting himself against the widespread acceptance of gun culture in a country in 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 She writes about more »
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India to investigate death of schoolgirl by starvation

News Room : October 18, 2017 2:09 pm

NEW DELHI: India ordered an investigation Tuesday into whether the death of a young girl was caused by a government error that saw her family denied food rations. The girl’s mother and social welfare activists said the 11-year-old from Jharkhand state died of starvation last month after officials refused to give the family food because more »
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