A Pakistani court has granted bail to a Christian man convicted in 2018 while still a teenager of insulting Islam by posting a picture of Islam’s holiest site on social media, a defence lawyer said. The court order in the eastern city of Lahore came more than four years after[…]
The US Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that Muslim Americans who were placed on the FBI’s no-fly list after refusing to spy on their communities are allowed to sue individual FBI agents who allegedly violated their religious freedoms. In a unanimous decision, the court ruled in favour of lead plaintiff[…]
Iranian authorities have arrested several people suspected of being involved in the recent assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist, an adviser to the Iranian parliament speaker has said. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on Tuesday said an unidentified number of suspects had been taken into custody over the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who[…]
“There is not a doubt in my mind that Kathy was also a victim to abuse and not a perpetrator and should not be accused of this crime.” These were the words of former employer to the Bonteheuwel mother implicated in the murder of her eight-month-old son, Levy. Kathleen Isaacs’[…]
Following, alleged false allegations made on radio by the Hanover Park ward councillor, Antonio Van Der Rheede, several community members took to the streets on Wednesday morning to voice their dissatisfaction. Residents have accused Van Der Rheede of ongoing favoritism and manipulation within the poverty stricken community. “He is using[…]
Four people were wounded in an explosion on Wednesday at the non-Muslim cemetery in Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah during a ceremony commemorating the armistice marking the end of World War 1. The event at the coastal city’s Khawajaat Cemetery included diplomats from several European countries. It is not clear if any[…]
There was a celebratory mood in Tokai, Cape Town, on Saturday as a group of “baboon angels” huddled around a mobile phone to hear Ryno Engelbrecht announce that the City of Cape Town had acceded to his demands and that Kataza the baboon would be returned to its home range[…]
The South African Hajj and Umrah Council (Sahuc) and the South African Muslim Travel Operator’s Association (Samtoa) has welcomed the announcement that Saudi Arabia will be gradually resuming umrah for a limited number of mu’tamireen, with international flights expected as early as November 2020. It follows the cancelling of all[…]
Despite a government ban on large gatherings to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, scores of demonstrators have protested outside the Moroccan Parliament to denounce Arab countries agreeing to normalise relations with Israel. Protesters in Morocco’s capital of Rabat on Friday waved Palestinian flags, decrying the deals as “treason” and[…]
Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has announced that the country is ready to cooperate with the International Criminal Court (ICC) so those accused of war crimes in Darfur appear before the tribunal, a list that includes deposed President Omar al-Bashir. Al-Bashir, who has been in jail in Khartoum since he[…]
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