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40% of Brits, 33% of Americans say Israel boycott ‘justified’: poll

40% of Brits, 33% of Americans say Israel boycott ‘justified’: poll

Over a third of Americans and nearly half of the British people say the Israeli regime deserves to be globally boycotted under the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for its atrocities against the Palestinian people, a poll shows. Some 1,100 adults in the US and Britain participated in the Ipsos survey, whose results were released this week. Thirty-three percent of the US respondents and 40 of those polled in ... Read More »

why won’t U.S. apologize for Hiroshima?

why won’t U.S. apologize for Hiroshima?

When jahiliyyah (the era of ignorance) emerges and when satanic powers become dominant, then chaos occurs. The meaning of Taghut is, “Those who believe fight in the cause of Allah, and those who reject faith fight in the cause of taghut (false deities)” The Holy Quran, 4: 76, it is a criterion. Every step that an individual takes on the path of strengthening taghut, propels them into the camp of ... Read More »

US mosques step up security amid growing safety concerns

US mosques step up security amid growing safety concerns

From the suburbs of Los Angeles to the outskirts of Washington D.C., Mosques around the United States are warily stepping up security in the face of growing fears about reprisals on American Muslims. The increasing safety concerns described by American Islamic leaders and the steps they are taking in response, including hiring armed guards represent the flip side of the rising public anxiety about ISIS terror after attacks in Paris ... Read More »

U.S. calls for investigation into Shia massacre carried out by Nigerian troops

U.S. calls for investigation into Shia massacre carried out by Nigerian troops

The U.S. on Wednesday joined urgent calls for an investigation into massacre carried out by Nigerian troops against Shiite Muslims in the country’s north. The bloodshed began over the weekend when Nigeria’s military claimed Shiites attacked the Chief of Army staff’s convoy in Zaria in an apparent assassination attempt. “The sect numbering hundreds carrying dangerous weapons, barricaded the roads with bonfires, heavy stones and tires,” the Army said in a ... Read More »

American Hijab-Wearing Professor Suspended from Work after Citing Similarities between Christians, Muslims

American Hijab-Wearing Professor Suspended from Work after Citing Similarities between Christians, Muslims

Larycia Hawkins, an associate professor of political science at Wheaton College, posted a photo of herself in the Muslim head cover last week, stating that she stands in “human solidarity” with Muslims “because we are formed of the same primordial clay”. She added that Muslims, like Christians, are “people of the book…and as Pope Francis stated last week, we worship the same God.” It didn’t take long for Wheaton College ... Read More »

Huge Rally at Fagge, Kano after Friday Prayers in Support of Sheikh Zakzaky

Huge Rally at Fagge, Kano after Friday Prayers in Support of Sheikh Zakzaky

Sympathizers in thousands came out and attended a protest rally after Friday prayers organized by members of the Shia Islamic movement in Fagge Friday mosque (18.12.2015) calling for the release of Shaikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) and a stop to the mass genocide and atrocities of the Nigerian Army on his followers in Nigeria. This similar rallies and protest march were held in many Nigerian cities like Bauchi, Katsin, Yola, Minna, ... Read More »

Photos: ‘Free Sheikh Zakzaky’ Protest in Manhattan, NYC (USA)

Photos: ‘Free Sheikh Zakzaky’ Protest in Manhattan, NYC (USA)

A large number of Muslim Americans have held a demonstration in New York to condemn the Nigerian military’s massacre of Shia Muslims. The demonstrators on Friday gathered in Midtown Manhattan near the Nigerian Mission to the United Nations and called for the release of senior Nigerian cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky, P. TV correspondent Caleb Maupin reported. The protesters chanted slogans and carried placards condemning the Nigerian military’s oppression against Muslims. ... Read More »

Family of Sheikh Zakzaky: Unclear If He is Dead or Unwell

Family of Sheikh Zakzaky: Unclear If He is Dead or Unwell

In a recent phone conversation with the son of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, we learned that Mr. Zakzaky’s family has not spoken directly to him since his arrest on Sunday. Ibrahim al-Zakzaky’s son says his family has not been able to contact the Nigerian Shia leader since his arrest by the country’s forces earlier in the week. According to the son, Mr. ... Read More »

Russia: Hezbollah, Hamas Not Terrorist Groups

Russia: Hezbollah, Hamas Not Terrorist Groups

The comment came as the Kremlin sought to secure international consensus on which forces in the Syrian civil war ought to be branded terror groups as part of political negotiations aimed at ending the nearly five-year-long conflict. “Some say Hezbollah is a terrorist organization,” Bogdanov was quoted as saying. “We maintain contacts and relations with them because we do not consider them a terrorist organization.” The Russian official noted that ... Read More »

France may introduce nationwide curfews

France may introduce nationwide curfews

The French interior minister has given the go-ahead to local authorities across the country to impose a curfew in certain areas as part of security measures in the wake of shooting and bomb attacks in Paris, where over 120 people died. Bernard Cazeneuve said on Saturday that local officials are allowed to introduce the curfews in areas which they deem necessary to prevent attacks similar to the deadly assaults in ... Read More »