Sunday, April 30, 2017
Archive From Cultural
German MPs move to impose partial ban on full-face Muslim veils
Rasa - German lawmakers in the lower house of parliament have passed a law that will put a partial ban on full-face Muslim veils such as burqas and niqabs amid rising xenophobic and Islamophobic sentiments in the country.
4/28/2017 9:38:00 PM
Millions of Muslims commemorate Eid al-Mab’ath worldwide
Rasa - Millions of Muslims in Iran and across the world are celebrating Eid al-Mab’ath, the anniversary of the day Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) received his first revelation and was chosen as Allah’s final messenger.
4/25/2017 11:21:37 PM
International lawyer:
There are no sharia courts in UK
Rasa - There are no sharia courts (Islamic religious courts) in the United Kingdom or in the wider Atlantic World, says Barry Grossman, an international lawyer and political analyst.
4/24/2017 11:12:08 PM
Millions mark martyrdom anniversary of 7th Shia Imam in Baghdad
Rasa - Millions of Muslims have converged on the Iraqi capital Baghdad to mark the martyrdom anniversary of the 7th Shia Imam, Imam Musa ibn Jafar al-Kazim (PBUH).
4/24/2017 10:34:01 PM
Watchdog slams UN for appointing Saudi Arabia to women rights body
Rasa - A human rights watchdog group has lashed out at the United Nations for appointment of Saudi Arabia as a member of a committee on gender equality, despite Riyadh’s massive discrimination against women.
4/24/2017 10:29:17 PM
Woman trying to escape forced marriage strong-armed back to Saudi Arabia
Rasa - A Saudi woman, trying to escape a forced marriage in Saudi Arabia, has been forced back to the Arab country by her relatives and airport authorities in the Philippines’ capital, Manila, where she had arrived before a planned trip further away to Australia.
4/15/2017 9:11:00 PM
Covington residents denounce 'cowards' who distributed racist fliers
Rasa - Someone dropped off racist fliers in front of homes in Covington's Peaselburg neighborhood, and the residents are not happy about it.
4/14/2017 11:48:18 PM
Study says Islam set to become world's largest religion by 2075
Rasa - Babies born to Muslims will begin to outnumber those to Christians within the next two decades, making Islam the world’s largest religion by 2075, says a study conducted by Pew Research Center.
4/6/2017 11:31:48 PM
Iran marking Islamic Republic Day
Rasa - Iran is on Saturday marking the Islamic Republic Day, the day when, 38 years ago, an Islamic republic was officially declared in the country based on the results of a referendum in which Iranians overwhelmingly voted for the establishment of that political system.
4/1/2017 9:45:36 PM
Iranian President's Aide Stresses Islam's Respect for Divine Religions
Rasa - Iranian President’s Special Adviser for Religious and Ethnic Minorities’ Affairs Ali Younesi said on Monday that Islam has not allowed its followers to insult any religion and instead has urged them to respect all believers.
3/27/2017 11:11:13 PM