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Myanmar seizes boat carrying 93 Rohingya Muslims

YANGON: Authorities in Myanmar have seized a boat carrying 93 people, apparently Rohingya Muslims, fleeing displacement camps in western Myanmar’s Rakhine State and hoping to reach Malaysia, an official said on Tuesday. The boat is believed to be the third bound for Malaysia stopped in Myanmar waters since monsoon rains began to subside last month, bringing calmer weather, raising fears of a fresh wave of hazardous voyages after a 2015 crackdown on people smugglers. Moe Zaw Latt, director of the government office in…

Iran urges Muslims including Saudi Arabian ‘brothers’ to unite against US

TEHRAN: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged Muslims worldwide on Saturday to unite against the United States and assured Saudi Arabians they were "brothers" who had nothing to fear from Tehran. US President Donald Trump abandoned a landmark 2015 nuclear deal between major powers and Tehran in May and has since reimposed crippling unilateral sanctions. "What the United States wants of (the Middle East) today is enslavement," Rouhani told an Islamic unity conference in Tehran. Instead of "rolling out the red carpet…

Women’s share in inheritance be given as per teachings of Prophet Muhammed (SAWW): president

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday said women's share in inheritance should be given as per teachings of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammed (SAWW), ARY News reported. "It is responsibility of the state to take care of orphans, needy and destitute people," he said while addressing the concluding session of two-day International Rehmatal-Lil-Aalameen Conference in Islamabad.  He said Prophet Muhammed (SAWW) is the great role model for Muslims in every aspect of life. We should only follow the golden…

Amitabh wishes Muslims a peaceful, prosperous Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAWW)

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Tuesday extended greetings to Muslims across the world on the occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAWW). He shared a picture with a Quranic verse regarding the Prophet Mohammed (SAWW) and Gumbad-e-Khizra, with the caption, "Tomorrow is EID MILAD UN NABI. My greetings and wishes to all. Peace prosperity and happiness ever". Translation of the verse, Surah al-Ahzab (33:40), he shared is, "Muhammad (SAWW) is not the father of any of your men, but (he is) the Messenger of Allah, and the…

With rituals and sweets, Muslims mark Prophet Muhammad (SAWW)’s birth

From sufis in Iraqi Kurdistan, to Libyan children receiving toys and Egyptians swapping sweets -- Muslims across the world celebrated Prophet Mohammed (SAWW)'s birthday on Tuesday. Nearly 1,450 years after the Prophet Mohammed (SAWW) was born at Mecca in modern-day Saudi Arabia, Muslims marked the anniversary with ancestral customs and new traditions on Tuesday. In the Libyan city of Benghazi, the celebration has been under way since late Monday with children unpacking new clothes and plastic toys under strings of…

China launches anti-halal campaign in Xinjiang

SHANGHAI: The capital of China’s Xinjiang region, home to the mostly Muslim Uighur minority, has launched a campaign against halal products to stop faith penetrating secular life and fuelling “extremism”. In a meeting on Monday, the Communist Party leaders of Urumqi led cadres to swear an oath to “fight a decisive battle against ‘pan-halalization’,” according to a notice posed on the city’s official WeChat account. Everyday halal products, like food and toothpaste, must be produced according to Islamic law. China…

Mazari says Muslim community in Europe facing impediments to practice religion freely

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari on Tuesday said that the Muslim community in European states had been facing the impediments to practice their religion freely and they had been deprived of basic human rights. "We do have the serious issues in this regard and everyday human rights situation is becoming worse," she said during a meeting with a delegation of European Union headed by Jean-François Cautain Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan in Islamabad. The delegation was comprised of…