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0 The virtue of the day of Arafah

The virtue of the day of Arafah

Article courtesy of CiiRadio 05 Dhul Hijjah 1439| The day of ‘Arafah is the most important day for a Haji. The ninth day of Dhu’l-Hijjah (the 12th and final month of the Islamic calendar) is the Day of ‘Arafah. It is the day when Hujjaaj stand on the plain of ‘Arafah to pray and beg of Allah’s forgiveness. ...

0 Swedish court rules Muslim woman owed for discrimination

Swedish court rules Muslim woman owed for discrimination

Article courtesy of CiiRadio 05 Dhul Hijjah 1439|Anadolu Agency A Muslim woman will get 40,000 Swedish krona ($4,366) in damages from a company that discriminated against her faith-based choices during a job interview, a Swedish court ruled late Wednesday. Farah Alhajeh’s job interview in Uppsala, eastern Sweden ...

0 Turkey vows to protect firms from ‘unfair’ US treatment

Turkey vows to protect firms from ‘unfair’ US treatment

Article courtesy of CiiRadio 04 Dhul Hijjah 1439| Anadolu Agency Turkey will never avoid protecting Turkish firms from unfair treatment by the U.S., Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan said Wednesday. Speaking at the Turkey-Africa trade and economic relations consultation meeting in capital Ankara, Pekcan said ...

0 Israeli Police set up watchtower at entrance to Masjid Al-Aqsa

Israeli Police set up watchtower at entrance to Masjid Al-Aqsa

Article courtesy of Cii Radio|Ayesha Ismail 05 Shawaal 1439 Israel Police yesterday set up a watchtower on top of the Bab Al-Rahma gate to Masjid Al-Aqsa in occupied Jerusalem. Israeli policemen were seen in the early morning patrolling the new watchtower and destroying Bab Al-Rahma hill, adjacent to the Bab ...

0 UN chief regrets US exit from rights council

UN chief regrets US exit from rights council

Article courtesy of Cii Radio|Ayesha Ismail|06 Shawaal 1439 United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday voiced regret over the decision by the US to unilaterally withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council (HRC). “The Secretary-General would have much preferred for the United States to remain ...

0 The plight of immigrant children in US cages

The plight of immigrant children in US cages

Article courtesy of Cii Radio|Ayesha Ismail 05 Shawaal 1439 Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of immigrant children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as ...

0 Syria: 3m homes destroyed by Assad Regime

Syria: 3m homes destroyed by Assad Regime

Article courtesy of Cii Radio The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said yesterday that the years of conflict in Syria have left almost three million homes completely or almost completely destroyed, and the regime has caused about 90 per cent of the damage. In a report the network stressed that it had ...

0 Denmark passes law banning burqa and niqab

Denmark passes law banning burqa and niqab

Article courtesy of Cii Radio|Ayesha Ismail|15 Ramadaan 1439 Denmark has joined some other European countries in banning garments that cover the face, including Islamic veils such as the niqab or burqa. In a 75-30 vote with 74 absentees, Danish lawmakers on Thursday approved the law presented by Denmark’s ...

0 Red Cross appeals for medical aid for Gaza

Red Cross appeals for medical aid for Gaza

Article courtesy of Cii Radio|Ayesha Ismail|17 Ramadaan 1439 The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) called for providing surgical and medical needs to the Gaza Strip yesterday, after thousands of demonstrators were injured during peaceful protests since 30 March. The head of the International ...