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Mehwish Hayat among top 5 Muslim women smashing stereotypes

Muslim Vibe magazine has added her to its list

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August 28, 2019


Indian Muslim men beaten for not chanting Ram slogan

Four men arrested over assault

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August 3, 2019


Muslim man attacked outside a London mosque

Incident took place hours after NZ mass shooting

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March 16, 2019


Myanmar court sentences two to death for Muslim lawyer’s murder

Ko Ni was shot dead outside Yangon airport last year

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February 16, 2019


Swabi councillors want Christians to be appointed as ‘sweepers’ in hospitals instead of Muslims

The purpose of the resolution is not to discriminate against Christians, says councillor

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January 19, 2019


Vogue apologises to Libyan-American journalist after misidentifying her as a Pakistani actress

This is not the first time that the journalist has been misidentified

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January 19, 2019


India busts ISIS-inspired militant group

10 members of Harkat ul Harb-e-Islam were arrested in multi-city raids

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December 26, 2018


Anoushey Ashraf hopes for a ‘tolerant and accepting’ Pakistan

She shared five questions people shouldn’t ask any Muslim

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November 9, 2018


Aasia Bibi verdict: The references to Quranic verses and Hadiths we all need to read

Aasia Bibi has been acquitted in a blasphemy case

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October 31, 2018


Video: Indonesian imam leading prayer as quake hits goes viral

A video of an Indonesian imam stoically reciting evening prayers in Bali as a deadly earthquake struck neighbouring Lombok has gone viral on social media, with internet users praising him for his unwavering faith. The white-robed Islamic leader was preaching on Sunday night at a mosque in Denpasar on the holiday island of Bali when…

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August 6, 2018


India imposes Governor’s Rule in occupied Kashmir

The Indian government has imposed Governor’s rule in occupied Kashmir with immediate Kashmir. Ram Nath Kovind, the Indian president has approved the imposition of Governor’s rule in occupied Kashmir, a day after Modi’s BJP pulled out of its alliance with Mehbooba Mufti’s PDP. The state’s chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, who hails from the PDP, tendered…

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June 20, 2018


American woman makes crescent-shaped trees to celebrate Ramazan

It’s a Christmas tree. Oh, wait, it’s a crescent-shaped Ramazan tree! Samar Baydoun Bazzi is a 29-year-old Muslim who lives in Dearborn, Michigan. She noticed the lack of decorations in Ramazan as she grew up in the US. To make Ramazan more festive, she now puts up trees shaped like crescents with a moon dangling…

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June 10, 2018


Kamila Shamsie wins UK’s most prominent literary award

Kamila Shamsie won the international Women’s Prize for Fiction for her 2017 book Home Fire. The award holds a £30,000 prize. According to The Guardian, the judges described her book as “the story of our times”. It tells the story of a British Muslim family’s connection to the Islamic State. *Drumroll please* We’re thrilled to…

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June 7, 2018


First Muslim elected to US Congress wants to join legal battle against Trump

Democratic Representative Keith Ellison is the first Muslim elected to the US Congress. He filed for the office of Minnesota attorney-general on Tuesday to join the legal fight against US President Donald Trump, reported Associated Press. Ellison is regarded as among the most liberal members of Congress. “It was attorneys general who led the fight…

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June 6, 2018


Dera Ismail Khan ‘buries’ Hindu, Christian, Muslim differences

When you walk into Cha Syed Munawar Shah graveyard in Dera Ismail Khan you are met with an unusual sight: a Peepal tree and an olive tree. The Peepal tree was planted here as the Hindus believe that the goddess Lakshmi comes to dwell in it each week. The olive tree came because it is…

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May 29, 2018


Sadqa-e-Fitr fixed at Rs 100 per head

The minimum amount of Sadqa-e-Fitr has been set Rs100 rupees per person this year, said Chairman Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman. Mufti Muneeb advised the people to pay the amount to the poor before Eid ul Fitr so that they could also celebrate the festival. Sadqa-e-Fitr is an amount of charity in the form of staple…

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May 19, 2018


Marvel plans to introduce first Muslim superhero

Marvel president Kevin Feige has said that his studio is planning to introduce a Muslim superhero Ms Marvel in upcoming movies. In an interview with the BBC, Feige said the studio has plans for the character whose real name is Kamala Khan. “Ms Marvel, which is another character in the comic books, the Muslim hero…

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May 17, 2018


Muslim nomads see rape as new sign of hostility in India

The Muslim nomads who lead their goats, cows and horses up and down the Kashmir hills have never felt at ease in modern India and the gruesome rape and murder of a girl from the impoverished community has heightened their fears, reported AFP. Many of the Bakarwals speeded up their annual migration out of the…

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April 19, 2018


Priya Varrier speaks out on complaint against her viral song

NEWS DESK: There can be no denying that the Manikya Malaraya Poovi number from Oru Adaar Love has made young actor Priya Varrier an overnight sensation. The young star became the ‘national crush’ of India and was equally admired in neighboring countries such as Pakistan. While she has her admirers – some of whom have…

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February 15, 2018


Malaysia bans Bollywood film over negative portrayal of Muslim ruler

avat KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia has barred controversial Bollywood film “Padmaavat” from being screened in theatres, the home ministry said on Friday, citing the movie’s negative portrayal of a Muslim ruler. The film has already attracted protests in India, after groups critical of the project accused its director, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, of distorting history by…

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February 2, 2018