Jail term for Iranian Woman who dares Go out Without Hijab

An Iranian woman who peacefully protested the obligatory hijab rule by removing her head scarf in public in Tehran in December says she has been sentenced to two years in prison in addition to an 18-year suspended prison term. Shaparak Shajarizadeh removed her headscarf in protest against the compulsory hijab rule in Iran and was forced to flee the country. Since the Iranian revolution in … Continue reading Jail term for Iranian Woman who dares Go out Without Hijab

ORGANISING NGOS AND FAITH-BASED ORGANISATION FOR DEVELOPMENT PURPOSES

“Counterterrorism has to be woven into the everyday workings of every department. It should be included on the agenda of every meeting, and this new role must be imparted to officers on the street so that terrorism prevention becomes part of their everyday thinking.” Kelling, G L. & William K. B, (2006) Policing Terrorism, Civic Bulletin 43, New York: Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, September … Continue reading ORGANISING NGOS AND FAITH-BASED ORGANISATION FOR DEVELOPMENT PURPOSES

BREAKING: 41 Palestinians killed, thousands wounded as U.S. opens new embassy in Jerusalem premiumtimesng.com

Gaza on map used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: Wikipedia] At least 41 people were killed and more than 1,000 wounded when violence erupts near the Israel border with Gaza on Monday. The death toll has continued to climb as Palestinians attempt to cross the border from Gaza to Israel, according to Israeli daily, Haaretz. About 2,000 Palestinians were also injured, AlJazeera reports. Protests … Continue reading BREAKING: 41 Palestinians killed, thousands wounded as U.S. opens new embassy in Jerusalem premiumtimesng.com

Nigeria: Boko Haram Has Massacred over 2,000 Teachers, Destroyed 1,000 Schools

Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty Images by Edwin Mora3 May 20189 The Nigeria-based terrorist group Boko Haram, a name that translates to “Western education is a sin,” has killed 100,000 people since it began waging its insurgency in 2009, including 2,295 teachers and hundreds of students in the northeastern part of the country alone, officials from the African nation revealed this week. Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari believes Boko … Continue reading Nigeria: Boko Haram Has Massacred over 2,000 Teachers, Destroyed 1,000 Schools

Beyond Boko Haram – James H. Barnett

Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Muhammadu Buhari and Donald Trump (above) held a joint press conference at the White House on April 2018. America’s biggest partner in Africa faces a host of internal crises—and its approach to security only makes matters worse. I once asked a Nigerian taxi driver in a moment of cheap, Tom Friedman-esque curiosity what he wished Americans knew about his … Continue reading Beyond Boko Haram – James H. Barnett

Sweden arrests 3 suspected of preparing “an act of terror” — INKLING LEAGUE

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Swedish officials say three people have been arrested on suspicion of preparing “an act of terror.” Sweden’s domestic intelligence agency SAPO says the three were arrested Monday for terror-related activities in several locations in greater Stockholm. SAPO said they had been on the agency’s radar for a while. The agency says several other people have been brought in for questioning. It added … Continue reading Sweden arrests 3 suspected of preparing “an act of terror” — INKLING LEAGUE

Israeli forces fire bullets, tear gas at border protesters, wound 200

GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli soldiers fired bullets and tear gas at thousands of Palestinian protesters at the Gaza-Israel border on Friday, wounding nearly 200 people, hours after the United Nations human rights chief criticised Israel for using “excessive force”. Israeli troops have killed 38 Palestinians and wounded more than 5,000 others since Gaza residents began staging protests along the border fence on March 30 to … Continue reading Israeli forces fire bullets, tear gas at border protesters, wound 200

Detained Nigeria Shiite Leader, El-Zakzaky Charged With Murder

While devotees of the detained leader of Nigeria’s Shiite group, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, engaged the Police in several days of protests and riots in several cities in Nigeiria, the Kaduna state  government has decided to charge the Muslim leaders  with murder after years of reported detention. El-Zakzaky and his wife have been reportedly held in custody by the Nigerian government since December 2015 despite court rulings authorising … Continue reading Detained Nigeria Shiite Leader, El-Zakzaky Charged With Murder

Trinidad & Tabago Peace Conference: ‘Violent jihadists not true Muslims’ — The Muslim Times

Kevon Felmine Published: Monday, April 23, 2018 Attendees at the Peace Conference yesterday at National Centre in Preysal. Inset: Maulana Ibrahim Bin Yaqub. PICTURES RISHI RAGOONATH Terror groups who commit violence in the name of Islam are not true Muslims, Amir of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Maulana Ibrahim Bin Yaqub, said yesterday as he explained […]   Terror groups who commit violence in the name of … Continue reading Trinidad & Tabago Peace Conference: ‘Violent jihadists not true Muslims’ — The Muslim Times

Spread of Islam in West Africa (part 1 of 3): The Empire of Ghana

  Description: How Islam spread into sub-Saharan region of West Africa, and the great civilizations it established there, taking its inhabitants out of paganism to the worship of One God.  Part 1: Islam reaches West Africa, and a history of the Islamic Empire of Ghana By Prof. A. Rahman I. Doi Muslim geographers and historians have provided excellent records of Muslim rulers and peoples in Africa.  Among them … Continue reading Spread of Islam in West Africa (part 1 of 3): The Empire of Ghana

Spread of Islam in West Africa (part 2 of 3): The Empires of Mali and Songhay

  Description: How Islam spread into sub-Saharan region of West Africa, and the great civilizations it established there, taking its inhabitants out of paganism to the worship of One God.  Part 2: A history of the empires of Mali and Songhay By Prof. A. Rahman I. Doi Islam in the Empire of Mali The influence of Islam in Mali dates back to the 15th century when Al-Bakri mentions … Continue reading Spread of Islam in West Africa (part 2 of 3): The Empires of Mali and Songhay

Spread of Islam in West Africa (part 3 of 3): The Empires of Kanem-Bornu and Hausa-Fulani Land

  Description: How Islam spread into sub-Saharan region of West Africa, and the great civilizations it established there, taking its inhabitants out of paganism to the worship of One God.  Part 3: A brief history of the Islamic Empires of Kanem-Bornu and Hausa-Fulani Land.By Prof. A. Rahman I. Doi  Islam in Kanem-Bornu Empire Kanem-Bornu in the 13th century included the region around Lake Chad, stretching as far … Continue reading Spread of Islam in West Africa (part 3 of 3): The Empires of Kanem-Bornu and Hausa-Fulani Land

OLD NEWS OF 14-YEAR OLD RAPED INSIDE MOSQUE IN MORADABAD CIRCULATES AS RECENT INCIDENT APRIL 19, 2018BY STRAYLITE A news report is currently being circulated widely by some sections on social media. According to this report, a 14-year old girl was raped inside a mosque by a cleric and a shopkeeper in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh. The report states that the mosque falls under the Bhagwatpur police … Continue reading

Syria says false alarm set off its air defenses

Syria says false alarm set off its air defenses     Reuters © DOMINIQUE DERDA/AFP/Getty Images A picture taken from a helicopter during a press tour provided by the Russian Armed Forces on September 15, 2017 shows an aerial view of the modern city of Palmyra…AMMAN, April 17 (Reuters) – A false alarm led to Syrian air defense missiles being fired overnight and no new attack on Syria … Continue reading Syria says false alarm set off its air defenses

People climbing pole to touch the face of dead Sheik Inyass who appeared during the Maulud celebration in Abuja

During the Maulud celebration in Abuja yesterday April 14, a group of worshipers has claimed to see the face of the dead Muslim cleric Sheik Inyass on an electric pole. The news caused an uproar as many believed the face appeared on purpose to mark the celebration. Many worshipers were seen struggling to climb the pole as to touch the face of Sheik Inyass as … Continue reading People climbing pole to touch the face of dead Sheik Inyass who appeared during the Maulud celebration in Abuja