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Islam Message UN urged to convene over Al-Aqsa aggression by Israel - 7/23/2017
The city of Jerusalem is sacred to members of all there Abrahamic faiths — Muslims, Jews, and Christians — and the Al-Aqsa Mosque represents the Islamic world’s third-holiest site
Islam Message Israel seals Palestinian village, another Palestinian dies by Israeli shooting - 7/23/2017
In a statement, Israeli police said four Palestinians were arrested in overnight raids in Jerusalem’s Old City for participating in protests on Friday.
Islam Message UNESCO adopts resolution calling Jerusalem ‘occupied’ - 5/4/2017
The resolution states that Jerusalem’s Old City is “entirely Palestinian” and stresses its historical “Muslim and Christian” heritage.
Islam Message Saudi Arabia keen to see cooperation and solidarity at Arab Summit - 3/28/2017
The Cabinet recalled King Salman’s phone call to the British Prime Minister, which stressed that such terror acts necessitated the need for global cooperation to eradicate the phenomenon of terrorism and dry up its sources.
Islam Message Israel to allow settlers takeover of Palestinian homes - 1/25/2016
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday gave his support to a group of Jewish settlers...
Islam Message Kurds struggle to halt ‘Islamic State’ advance in Kobani  - 10/7/2014
The Reuters news agency quoted journalist Ismail Eskin, who said the Kurdish fighters were still keeping “IS” at bay
Islam Message Government, charity trusts unite to restore historical mosques - 8/5/2014
The Shafi Masjid, one of the oldest mosques at the Harrah Al-Mazloum in the historical Balad district in Jeddah, is being renovated. (SPA)
Islam Message Doha Hosts Conference on Islamic Ethics - 3/16/2014
The conference will be held on 15th and 16th March at the Auditorium of Georgetown University in Qatar.
Islam Message Thousands Embrace Islam In Emirates - 1/28/2014
More than two thousand people of different nationalities have reverted to Islam in ‎Emirates in 2013, reflecting a growing preference for ...‎
Islam Message ‎270 million copies of Qur'an distributed from Madinah Complex ‎ - 12/29/2013
Madinah: The King Fahd Complex for Printing has distributed 270 million copies of the Holy Qur'an since its founding in 1985 in Madinah.
Islam Message ‎2446‎ embraced Islam in northern Riyadh - 12/13/2013
As many as 2446 female and male from 16 nationalities embraced Islam ‎recently in northern Riyadh, it was reported here today.‎
Islam Message New Muslim women honored in Jeddah - 11/27/2013
Eight new Muslim women from different countries were honored at a ‎reception in Jeddah recently.‎
Islam Message Foreigners who performed Haj without permit face deportation - 10/19/2013
The Kingdom's security agencies used new fingerprinting devices in Makkah and the holy sites this year to detect expatriates without Haj
Islam Message Pilgrims Mount `Arafat in Hajj Climax - 10/15/2013
Pilgrims flocked to `Arafat, also known as “Mount of Mercy”, from early morning, after spending a night of meditation and introspection in Mina
Islam Message Services for Haj pilgrims this year “unprecedented” - 10/14/2013
In an interview with Al Arabiya broadcast on Thursday, Prince Khaled said about 225,000 employees are working this year to serve more than two million pilgrims expected to attend the Haj
Islam Message Saudi prepares for disease-free Hajj - 10/13/2013
As Saudi Arabia gears up for Hajj with scores of pilgrims set to meet at the world’s largest annual gathering, t
Islam Message Islamic Holy Sites Under Israeli Attacks - 10/5/2013
After raising the flag on the mosque wall, Israeli soldiers have also erected several tents at the mosque’s external plaza.
Islam Message Jews Defy Rules to Claim Al-Aqsa Mosque - 9/24/2013
Israel Police statistics show visits by people identified as Jews rose to 8,247 in 2011 from 5,792 in 2010, then dipped slightly last year.
Islam Message OIC condemns Israeli aggression in Al-Aqsa Mosque - 9/21/2013
Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, secretary general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), has stated that they will bring the Israeli violations against Aqsa Mosque to UN General Assembly
Islam Message First group of Indian Haj pilgrims arrive in Madinah - 9/9/2013
The first group of 235 Indian pilgrims arrived on an Air India flight in Madinah on Saturday from the western state of Goa
Islam Message Israel Storms Al-Aqsa, Arrests Worshippers - 9/7/2013
Tension has gripped Al-Quds after scores of Jewish settlers stormed Al-Aqsa mosque, Islam's third holiest site, on Wednesday
Islam Message 12,000 pilgrims overstayed Umrah visa this year - 9/2/2013
Twelve thousand Umrah pilgrims who arrived in the Kingdom during Ramadan overstayed their v
Islam Message Makkah Governor to launch Haj awareness campaign - 9/1/2013
Makkah Governor Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, who is also chairman of the Central Haj Committee, will launch the sixth national campaign for Haj awareness tomorrow
Islam Message Rabia Gives Muslim World New Hope - 8/31/2013
Used by tens of millions worldwide, the new four-finger victory sign representing Rabia al Adawiya square
Islam Message Haj Ministry issues health regulations for pilgrims - 8/26/2013
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health (MOH) has reiterated its plea to people above 65 years of age, those with chronic diseases and with immune deficiency
Islam Message ISNA Condemns Attacks on Egyptian Churches - 8/19/2013
Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) condemns attacks on Christian churches in Egypt
Islam Message Miserable `Eid For War-torn Syria - 8/11/2013
More than 100,000 people have been killed in two years of between Assad’s security forces and opposition forces
Islam Message New Haram annex opens for pilgrims - 7/10/2013
Three floors of the newly constructed annex of the Grand Mosque have been opened to accommodate 400,000 more worshippers this Ramadan.
Islam Message Organization of Islamic Conference - 7/7/2013
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) called upon all Egyptian political parties to join their efforts and achieve consensus in this very critical stage in order to put Egypt's higher interests
Islam Message OIC to meet on Rohingyas today - 7/7/2013
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold on July 7 and 8 the Arakan Rohingya Union Conference at its headquarters in Jeddah
Islam Message Al Islami Foods to set up processing facility in Dubai - 7/1/2013
A state-of-the-art food processing facility is being established by Al Islami Foods to meet the increasing regional demands for high-quality halal food products
Islam Message Doha to host international conference on Qur’an contemplation - 6/30/2013
The first international Conference on Contemplating the Qur’an will be held in the Qatari capital of Doha on July 2.
Islam Message Dubai sets sights on Qur’an-themed park - 6/22/2013
Dubai has added a new item to its top ambitions such as building the world’s largest Ferris wheel and bidding for an Angry Birds theme park - a site honoring the Qur’an.
Islam Message The 'forgotten people' - 5/28/2013
US Secretary of State John Kerry is in the Middle East with a rather full plate.
Islam Message Muslim world want Sharia as law of land - 5/9/2013
DUBAI: Large majorities in the Muslim world want the Islamic legal and moral code of Sharia as the official law in their countries, but they disagree on what it includes and who should be subject to it, an extensive new survey says.
Islam Message Muslim world want Sharia as law of land - 5/8/2013
DUBAI: Large majorities in the Muslim world want the Islamic legal and moral code of Sharia as the official law in their countries,
Islam Message Ex-Islamophobe Doorn to produce film on Prophet - 4/24/2013
Former Dutch Islamophobe Arnoud Van Doorn unveiled plans to produce an international film on Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) and Islam.
Islam Message Van Doorn visits Prophet’s Mosque to say sorry for ‘Fitna’ - 4/23/2013
Doorn was among the Freedom Party leaders who produced the blasphemous film, Fitna
Islam Message Giant projects in Makkah to be finished in three years - 4/21/2013
Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, Emir of Makkah region, said Saturday that Makkah would be in a new attire with the completion of several gigantic development projects, including the largest-ever expansion of the Grand Mosque, within the coming two to three years.
Islam Message OIC chief urges global aid for Darfur reconstruction - 4/9/2013
The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu called upon the international community to provide critical support to promote development and reconstruction in the province of Darfur.
Islam Message World's Largest Catholic Parish in Islamic Dubai - 4/6/2013
The United Arab Emirates city of Dubai likely has the largest Catholic parish in the world, with over 300,000 parishioners.
Islam Message Saudi Grand Mufti: Treat non-Muslims well - 4/1/2013
Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Alsheikh has urged employers to treat their non-Muslim employees well and give them all their lawful rights.
Islam Message Experts discuss rising female conversion to Islam in the UK - 3/16/2013
Experts at American University of Sharjah (AUS) and the University of Cambridge presented their insights based on the report Narratives of Conversion to Islam in Britain: Female Perspec
Islam Message Islamic bond market to grow 30% in 2013 - 2/26/2013
Kuwait City – The Islamic bond (sukuk) market is expected to grow by around 30 percent this year, buoyed by sovereign sukuk that will continue to dominate, supported by emerging of new countries that issue sukuk, Kuwait Finance House
Islam Message Arab Women As Likely As Men To Support Islamic Law In Middle East After Arab Spring, Says Survey - 2/18/2013
As Islamist political parties have gained influence across the Middle East since the Arab uprisings, activists and pundits have questioned the role religion will play in new governments, including how religiously influenced law will affect women's rights.
Islam Message Sri Lankan wins first prize in Qur’an competition - 12/17/2012
Sri Lankan teenager Riski Mohamed Riskhan won the first prize at the 34th King Abdul Aziz International Competition for Memorization of the Holy Qur’an, which concluded at the Haram Mosque in Makkah.
Islam Message Russian astronauts see Makkah, Madinah from outer space - 11/14/2012
These astronauts came as part of the Association of Space Explorers (ASE) program during their 25th Assembly in Riyadh this week
Islam Message Grand Mufti emphasizes fairness in all dealings - 10/26/2012
“Make all your efforts to achieve dignified living for your people and end their sufferings. You should deal with them with justice because justice and fairness bring hearts close and solve issues,”
Islam Message UAE launches a knowledge revolution - 10/8/2012
Abu Dhabi: Public schools across the UAE are to put in place advanced electronic infrastructure complete with fourth-generation, high-speed networks in a concerted effort to strengthen the overall standard of learning and complement standard curriculums.
Islam Message King’s dialogue initiative focus of international seminar in Malaysia - 10/6/2012
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah’s interfaith and cultural dialogue initiative is the focus of an international seminar organized by Madinah Islamic University (MIU) at the International Islamic University Malaysia, beginning today.
Islam Message 20,000 expatriates embrace Islam through education center - 9/9/2012
JEDDAH: More than 20,000 expatriates embraced Islam over the past 20 years since the establishment of the branch of the Islamic Education Foundation (IEF) at the Rawdah district in Riyadh in 1993.
Islam Message IDB signs service agreement with Misys  - 8/23/2012
The Islamic Development Bank Group has signed a service agreement with Misys, the global provider of financial application software and services for banking and capital markets, to enhance the treasury and investment departments within the IDB Group.
Islam Message Israel revokes residency of 140,000 Palestinians living in West Bank - 8/23/2012
Israel has revoked the residency of 140,000 Palestinians living in the West Bank when they left to travel abroad in the years
Islam Message Two million worshippers throng Haram Mosque - 8/16/2012
More than two million Muslim faithful, including a large number of foreign pilgrims, attended taraweeh and qiyamullail prayers at the Haram Mosque in Makkah yesterday, despite the security arrangements for the Islamic summi
Islam Message King Abdullah highlights importance of dialogue - 8/15/2012
“Upholding Islamic values and showing allegiance to leadership are among the hallmarks of Saudi people,” the king said
Islam Message KSA plans first industrial city for women - 8/12/2012
Saudi Arabia announced plans to set up its first industrial city dedicated to female entrepreneurs
Islam Message King Fahd Qur'an printing complex distributes 329,766 prints and audio materials - 8/8/2012
The King Fahd Complex for the Printing of the Holy Qur’an in Madinah distributed around 283,000 different-sized copies of the holy book during the Islamic month of Shaban (June and July)..
Islam Message Sharjah Ramadan Festival draws many people - 7/28/2012
Sharjah – The Sharjah Ramadan Festival 2012, started on July19, is underway across the emirate and will run until August 25.
Islam Message Growth of Muslim countries declines in 2011  - 7/17/2012
The economic growth of Muslim countries declined from 5.7 percent in 2010 to 4.9 percent in 2011.
Islam Message Experts to debate impact of Islamic finance on economy in Oman - 7/15/2012
Leading experts in Islamic finance will converge on Muscat in December to attend a major conference on Islamic finance.
Islam Message King Abdullah orders expansion of Prophet’s Mosque - 7/1/2012
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz has ordered an expansion of the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah to accommodate more than 1.6 million worshippers,
Islam Message Qatar's first female sprinter feels no pressure - 6/24/2012
The twin challenges of being Qatar's first female Olympian and running while fasting during Ramadan do not faze teenage sprinter Noor Al-Malki.
Islam Message OIC launches Islamic Parliament Project in Duabai - 6/23/2012
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), in a bid to enhance cooperation and integration with Islamic countries, on are launching the Islamic Parliament Project in Dubai.
Islam Message UAE looks to control “Islam mocking” toys - 6/19/2012
The United Arab Emirates Federal National Council (FNC) has issued a recommendation to the Cabinet to pass legislation on children’s toys that “mock Islam.”
Islam Message Saudi woman wins first prize in International Qur’an contest - 6/14/2012
Saudi Arabia’s Hasanat bint Ali Al-Harithy bagged first prize in Jordan’s Hashimiya International Holy Qur’an Competition for Women. As many as 33 contestants
Islam Message Madinah to host international seminar on Quran printing - 6/11/2012
The Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Call and Guidance will hold an international Qur’an seminar in Madinah.
Islam Message Saudis Build World’s First-ever Underwater Mosque - 5/12/2012
A group of private Saudi divers said they had built what they described as the first underwater mosque in history and
Islam Message The rediscovery of Islam by Muslims and its global impact - 5/9/2012
Jeddah: There is a new Islamic awakening all over the world and Muslims are slowly returning to their roots
Islam Message Saudi-French consultative body mooted to promote cultural dialogue - 4/24/2012
The 3rd edition of the Saudi-French Seminar for the Dialogue of Cultures, which concluded here yesterday,
Islam Message Islamic scholars to lead global conference on peace - 4/7/2012
Dubai: Top international Islamic scholars will talk about peace and Islam at the Dubai International Peace Convention (DIPC
Islam Message A Canadian professor embraces Islam in Jeddah - 4/2/2012
JEDDAH: An English language Canadian professor at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah has embraced Islam at the headquarters
Islam Message 81 Filipinos from one company embrace Islam simultaneously - 3/31/2012
AL-KHOBAR (Saudi Arabia) - All at once and amid much rejoicing and celebration, 81 expatriates working for the same company pronounced these life-changing words:
Islam Message A conference on Refugees in Muslim World in May 2012 - 3/18/2012
The Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Islam Message Sheikh Mohammed calls for world peace - 3/17/2012
Tolerance and security were the words of the hour as the Dubai International Peace Convention (DIPC) initiative was announced earlier today
Islam Message Hassaan's initiative to compensate for US aid  - 2/13/2012
Salafi preacher Sheikh Mohamed Hassaan has announced an initiative called "Egyptian Aid", for Egyptians to prove that Egypt will never be subject to the US aid and will not allow anyone to undermine its sovereignty.
Islam Message OIC/Islamophobia: Ihsanoglu to discuss a strategy to combat Islamophobia in Geneva next March  - 2/8/2012
Official spokesperson of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Ambassador Tariq Ali Bakhiet, disclosed that the OIC is making international contacts
Islam Message 1350 people embraced Islam in 2011 - 1/31/2012
As many as 1,350 people of different nationalities converted to Islam in 2011 at the Islamic Information Centre of Dar Al Ber Society in Dubai.
Islam Message ‘Embracing Islam is the best deal I made in the Kingdom’ - 1/28/2012
US businessman and pilot calls for efforts to project true image of his new religion
Islam Message Centre for Islamic legislation, ethical thought launched in Qatar - 1/25/2012
A research centre specialising in Islamic legislation and ethical thought has been launched in Qatar.
Islam Message 20,000 copies of Filipino version of Qur’an to be published in Saudi Arabia - 1/1/2012
To reach out to more Filipino Muslims worldwide, some 20,000 copies of the Filipino version of the Qur’an
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