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Muslims’ behavior helps 9 Chinese revert to Islam

By   /  June 22, 2016  /  Arab World, Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen At least 9 Chinese nationals have reverted to Islam after having been impressed by the kind behavior of a mosque imam and Muslims. Dr. Walid Ajaji, the imam of a local mosque, said that they found the Chinese workers a week ago sleeping on some carton boxes near the mosque. The imam with the […]

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Morsi and Al Jazeera journalists sentenced for ‘spying’

By   /  June 19, 2016  /  Arab World, News  /  No Comments

Listen An Egyptian court has handed down its final ruling in the trial of 11 people, including toppled president Mohamed Morsi and Al Jazeera journalists, accused of leaking state secrets to Qatar. The court on Saturday confirmed a ruling from May 7,when six of the defendants were sentenced to death. After that initial verdict, the […]

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Somali Refugee Children Excited For 1st Day Of Classes In Winnipeg

By   /  January 26, 2016  /  Arab World, Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen Ten brothers and sisters from a newly-landed family of Somali refugees are getting excited and impatient waiting for classes to begin at their new schools in Winnipeg. The family of 11 siblings — one of them an 18-month-old baby — travelled from Saudi Arabia and touched down at Winnipeg’s James Armstrong Richardson International Airport […]

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Somalia cuts ties with Iran in latest Saudi-led diplomatic war

By   /  January 8, 2016  /  Arab World, Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen Somalia’s government has cut ties with Iran Thursday, in a new political shift for the horn of Africa nation which affirmed its bilateral relations with Iran on Wednesday. The development makes Somalia the latest country which joined the Saudi-led anti-Iran diplomatic war. Saudi Arabia said it has cut ties with Iran after Iranian protesters […]

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Saudi airstrikes hit Yemen wedding party, killing 28 people

By   /  September 28, 2015  /  Arab World, Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen Yemeni security officials say two airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition targeting the country’s Shiite rebels have struck a wedding party, killing 28 people and wounding dozens. The officials, who remain neutral in the conflict that has splintered Yemen, say Monday’s strikes hit the celebration in al-Wahga, a village near the Strait of Bab al-Mandab. […]

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Saudi Mufti: Hajj stampede beyond human control

By   /  September 27, 2015  /  Arab World, Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen Saudi Arabia’s top religious leader has said that the Hajj stampede which killed 717 pilgrims was beyond human control, official media reported on the final day of this year’s pilgrimage. The stampede was the worst disaster in a quarter-century to strike the annual event and drew fierce criticism of the Saudi authorities’ handling of […]

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The son of the ruler of Dubai dies

By   /  September 19, 2015  /  Arab World, Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen The son of the ruler of Dubai died of a heart attack Saturday morning, state-run WAM news agency reported. Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was 34, according to United Arab Emirates authorities. Al Maktoum’s funeral will be held Saturday, the start of a three-day mourning period in Dubai. He was the […]

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Prime Minister extends his condolence Muslims: Press release

By   /  September 12, 2015  /  Arab World, Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen Mogadisho 12th September 201—-The Prime Minister of Federal Republic of Somalia H.E. Omar Sharmarke speaking on behalf of his Government conveyed his sincere and deepest condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the tragic accident at Holy shrine, Maka al Mukarama, 11th September 2015. Prime Minister Sharmarke shares his sorrow […]

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Mecca crane collapse: 65 dead in Saudi Arabia

By   /  September 11, 2015  /  Arab World, Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen At least 65 people have been killed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca when a crane collapsed on the Grand Mosque, Saudi Arabia’s civil defence authority has said, Eighty people were injured when the crane fell on the Grand Mosque, the civil defence authority tweeted. Few other details are available. Images from the […]

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Media Ignores Successful Canadian Muslim Stories

By   /  August 9, 2015  /  Arab World, Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen As media focuses on the news about “radicalized” Muslim youth, a Huffington Post article has shed some light on stories of successful Canadian Muslims, focusing on the positive contribution Muslim citizens are making to their society and the world. advertisements “The media narrative about Muslims is negative, and it’s being reinforced constantly,” laments Stephane […]

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