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Muslims: Adherents of Islam
Muslims or Islamic people are people who follow or practice Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion. Muslims consider the Quran, their holy book, to be the verbatim word of God as revealed to the Islamic prophet and messenger Muhammad. The majority of Muslims also follow the teachings and practices of Muhammad (sunnah) as recorded in traditional accounts (hadith). "Muslim" is an Arabic word meaning "submitter".

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Brinda Karat: Why Rohingya, Ahmadiyya Muslims not covered under CAA?

Terming the Citizenship Amendment Act as "divisive and discriminatory", she said it is India's tragedy that instead of external forces, the central government itself is engaged in "weakening the..
IndiaTimes - Published

The unlikely friendship saving Egypt’s synagogues

Magda, who is Jewish, and Marwa, who is Palestinian and Muslim, are driving a push to rescue Egypt's Jewish heritage.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Muslims


Pompeo urges Kazakhstan to press China over Uighurs [Video]Pompeo urges Kazakhstan to press China over Uighurs

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in Kazakhstan on Sunday, urged the country to press neighboring Beijing over its treatment of Muslim minorities such as Uighurs. David Doyle reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:31Published

'Justice served': Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh hail ICJ ruling [Video]'Justice served': Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh hail ICJ ruling

UN top court's order asking Myanmar to prevent further genocide of mainly Muslim Rohingya cheered at Cox's Bazar camps.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:11Published

India's top court orders review of Kashmir internet shutdown [Video]India's top court orders review of Kashmir internet shutdown

Top court said communications lockdown in Muslim-majority region violated country's telecoms rules.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:59Published

Super Cup in Saudi part of football's desire to make money - Barca coach [Video]Super Cup in Saudi part of football's desire to make money - Barca coach

Ernesto Valverde says the Spanish Super Cup is in Saudi Arabia due to the football industry's desire to find more revenue streams.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:34Published

'War is never the answer to saving more lives': Omar [Video]'War is never the answer to saving more lives': Omar

Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Muslim member of Congress, cautioned against war in the aftermath of the U.S. killing of a top Iranian commander saying 'sending teenagers to die or return with life-long..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published

'War is not the answer': Omar [Video]'War is not the answer': Omar

Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Muslim member of Congress, cautioned against war in the aftermath of the U.S. killing of a top Iranian commander saying 'sending teenagers to die or return with life-long..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published

Facing criticism, Delhi police probe attack on students at elite university [Video]Facing criticism, Delhi police probe attack on students at elite university

Delhi police are investigating how masked men burst into a premier university and attacked a student protest with sticks and rods, an officer said on Monday, the latest incident to ignite criticism of..

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India’s Sikhs rally against new citizenship law [Video]India’s Sikhs rally against new citizenship law

Sikhs in Punjab say new law allowing Sikhs but not Muslims from neighbouring countries to apply for citizenship is discriminatory.

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Hundreds Of Thousands Of Iranians Publicly Mourn Assassinated Military Commander [Video]Hundreds Of Thousands Of Iranians Publicly Mourn Assassinated Military Commander

Hundreds of thousands of mourner turned out across Iran on Sunday to mourn slain military commander Qassem Soleimani. Soleimani was killed in Iraq in a U.S. military strike. His body was returned home..

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Ethnic Kazakhs ‘detained and tortured in Chinese camps’ [Video]Ethnic Kazakhs ‘detained and tortured in Chinese camps’

Some ethnic Kazakhs have told Al Jazeera they have been held in Chinese internment camps as part of the country’s crackdown on Muslims.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:30Published

The women at the front lines of India's citizenship law protests [Video]The women at the front lines of India's citizenship law protests

Having battled everyday sexism, female students come out in full force against bill excluding Muslims.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:56Published

Muslim fury grows after protest deaths in India [Video]Muslim fury grows after protest deaths in India

The death of five Muslim men during protests against a government law that many find discriminatory against Muslims has rocked the Northern Indian neighborhood of Meerut. Jonah Green reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:34Published

Hundreds march in New Delhi against citizenship law that excludes Muslims [Video]Hundreds march in New Delhi against citizenship law that excludes Muslims

The protesters walked to the Jantar Mantar area near parliament and chanted slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and police.View on euronews

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India's citizenship law: Opposition protests bill [Video]India's citizenship law: Opposition protests bill

India's main opposition party protests new citizenship law that discriminates against Muslims as demonstrations grow.

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Modi says law not anti-Muslim as protests continue across India [Video]Modi says law not anti-Muslim as protests continue across India

Indian PM defends new citizenship law at election rally, accusing critics of spreading 'lies and fear'.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:49Published

India: Boy, 8, among many killed as citizenship law protests rage [Video]India: Boy, 8, among many killed as citizenship law protests rage

At least 15 dead in Uttar Pradesh state as demonstrators defy ban to protest against new law seen as anti-Muslim.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:05Published

Muslim nations look to gold and bartering to beat sanctions [Video]Muslim nations look to gold and bartering to beat sanctions

At the end of an Islamic summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia's prime minister says several Islamic nations are looking into ways to be self-reliant in order to face the future threat of sanctions. David..

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Labour MP who chairs Kashmir committee 'treated like criminal and deported' upon arrival at India airport

Debbie Abrahams has been a vocal critic of Modi administration's human rights record in Muslim-majority Kashmir
Independent - Published

Netanyahu says Israeli planes have started overflying Sudan

Israeli commercial planes have started overflying Sudan, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday, casting the new air corridor as the result of a breakthrough meeting with the African Muslim..
Reuters - Published

Akal Takht supports protesting Muslims on CAA


IndiaTimes - Published

Framers of Constitution rejected notion of Hindu India and Muslim India: Justice Chandrachud

The blanket labelling of dissent as anti-national or anti-democratic strikes at the heart of our commitment to the protection of constitutional values and the promotion of deliberative democracy,..
DNA - Published

Chennai: Anti-CAA protesters clash with police in Washermanpet; 4 cops injured

Four police personnel were injured on Friday after an anti-CAA protest by Muslims turned violent in Chennai, leading to a clash between the demonstrators and the cops. The protests were being held in..
DNA - Published

German police arrest 12, including one officer, in probe into far-right group

Police in Germany arrested twelve men, including one of its own officers, in a nationwide probe into an extreme-right group suspected of planning attacks on politicians, asylum-seekers and Muslims,..
France 24 - Published

Germany busts 'terrorist organization' that planned attacks on Muslims, refugees

German police detained 12 men on Friday suspected of setting up a far-right organization with the goal of carrying out attacks against politicians, asylum seekers and Muslims, the Federal Prosecutor's..
Reuters - Published

Today in History for February 14th

Highlights of this day in history: The St. Valentine's Day Massacre; Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini calls on Muslims to kill author Salman Rushdie; Slobodan Milosevic begins his defense against war crimes..
USATODAY.com - Published

CAA: Chidambaram for mass movement 'if any Muslim is sent to camp'

Chidambaram also said that the only way to oppose CAA was legally and added that he believed in the Supreme Court which is hearing petitions against changes in the citizenship law. When asked why the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Mosques may verify ‘ethnicity’ claims of Assamese Muslims

Neighbourhood mosque committees across Assam could be officially tasked with verifying the "ethnicity" of Assamese-speaking Muslims during the state's first census to distinguish “native” Muslim..
IndiaTimes - Published

There must be huge mass movement if Muslims being sent to detention camps: Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday said there should be a "huge mass movement" if any Muslim is sent to detention camps in case the Supreme Court upholds the validity of the Citizenship..
IndiaTimes - Published

OIC rejects Trump’s Mideast plan, tells member states not to ‘enforce it in any way ...

oic rejects trump’s mideast plan, tells member states not to ‘enforce it in any way ...
OIC rejects Trump’s Mideast plan, tells member states not to ‘enforce it in any way or form’ The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Monday rejected United States President Donald..
WorldNews - Published

'Ethnic tribe' tag likely for local Assam Muslims

Assam's 40 lakh-strong population of Assamese-speaking Muslims could be officially classified as an "ethnic tribe" instead of the loosely used nomenclature "indigenous Muslims" to distinguish them from..
IndiaTimes - Published

India's ruling party sees likely defeat in New Delhi elections

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party was facing a stunning defeat by a regional party Tuesday in elections in the national capital that were seen as a referendum on Modi’s..
France 24 - Published

At least 15 Rohingya die in boat capsize, dozens missing

At least 15 Rohingya Muslim refugees died and many more were missing on Tuesday, after a ship carrying about 130 people capsized in the Bay of Bengal while trying to reach Malaysia, a Bangladesh coast..
Reuters - Published

Assam may conduct survey to identify indigenous Muslim population

Last week, a meeting was convened by Assam Welfare of Minorities Minister Ranjit Dutta with various organisations of the four communities and other stakeholders.
DNA - Published

Survey to segregate Assamese Muslims from Bangladeshis


IndiaTimes - Published

Delhi Elections: All you need to know about Okhla constituency

The Okhla constituency is a Muslim community dominated area and it goes to polls on February 8, along with 69 other seats of the Delhi Assembly.
DNA - Published

‘Bullets not biryani’: India’s ruling party uses Delhi elections to stoke religious tensions

Voters in the Indian capital cast their ballots Saturday in the Delhi legislative elections after a divisive, anti-Muslim campaign by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP party.
France 24 - Published

Delhi Assembly Elections 2020: EC notice to Arvind Kejriwal for 'Hindu-Muslim' video targeting opposition

The BJP had filed a complaint with the Election Commission for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief's tweet posted on February 3.
DNA - Published

Palestinian and U.S. leaders blame each other for violence

Palestinian and U.S. leaders blamed each other for a surge of violence, as mourners gathered in the occupied West Bank for the funeral of a Palestinian police officer shot dead during unrest, and..
Reuters - Published

Shiv Sena praises Kejriwal for AAP government's 'ideal' work in Delhi

The Sena said Prime Minister Narendra Modi or Union home minister Amit Shah should have felicitated Kejriwal for fulfilling the promises in Delhi, but instead of doing that senior BJP leaders and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Muslims to stake claim on Babri mosque debris, set to move apex court


IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi spoke on Pakistan PM in Rajya Sabha to hide his own failures: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Lambasting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his reply to the Motion of Thanks to President's address in the Rajya Sabha, Congress leader A​dhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Thursday said he did not speak on..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM refers to 1st Assam CM Bordoloi while defending CAA

Replying to a debate on the Motion of Thanks to the President's address in Lok Sabha, Modi said Nehru in a letter to Bordoloi, the then Assam chief minister, in 1950 had asked him to distinguish..
IndiaTimes - Published

Was Nehru communal as he wanted to protect religious minorities from Pak: PM Modi to Congress

Replying to a debate on Motion of Thanks to the President's Address, Modi said that even Nehru had wanted Indian citizenship for religious minorities from Pakistan as he defended the Citizenship..
IndiaTimes - Published

Mosque site too far from city centre: Muslim litigants of Ayodhya case

The UP government has given the allotment letter to the Sunni Waqf Board for the land in Dhannipur village in Sohawal tehsil in Ayodhya on the Lucknow highway, about 18 km from the district..
IndiaTimes - Published

Even Nehru wanted Indian citizenship for religious minorities from Pak: PM Modi

Replying to a debate on Motion of Thanks to the President's Address, he said the first Prime Minister of India (Jawaharlal Nehru) wrote to the first chief minister of Assam (Gopinath Bordoloi), saying..
IndiaTimes - Published

5-acre land offer draws sharp reactions from Muslim side


IndiaTimes - Published

Modi govt's Ram Temple Trust announcement not poll code violation, in line with SC order: EC

In a 5-0 unanimous decision, the Supreme Court on November 9, ruled that the disputed 2.77 acre land in Ayodhya will go to Hindus while Muslims will be given a 5-acre plot at an alternate location in..
DNA - Published

PM Modi pursuing agenda of 'persecute and polarise" against Muslims: TMC in Lok Sabha

TMC member Saugata Roy on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of pursuing an agenda of "persecute and polarise" against Muslims as he attacked the Union government over its citizenship..
IndiaTimes - Published

Yogi Adityanath: 'Muslims did no favour to India by staying here'

Yogi Adityanath, a controversial ruling party politician, spoke to the BBC in a rare interview.
BBC News - Published

'If Muslims get affected, I'll be first to step up': Rajinikanth bats for CAA, says law is no threat to Indian citizens

Massive protests have emerged across the country against the CAA and the NRC.
DNA - Published

'Why brother is afraid of Muslim women?' Owaisi taunts PM Modi on anti-CAA protests

Speaking in the Lok Sabha during a discussion on Motion of Thanks on President's Address, Owaisi attacked the government on the issue of CAA and NPR.
DNA - Published

Centre should implement NRC nationwide: BJP MP

Raising the issue during zero hour, Nishikant Dubey (BJP), said, "Today, I make a request to the Centre to implement NRC nationwide." He alleged that vote bank politics was being done in the name of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Muslim woman seeks right to offer namaz in mosques 5 times a day

Discounting the All India Muslim Personal Law Board's ambivalent stand which appeared to support entry of women into mosques, a Pune-based Muslim couple asked the Supreme Court on Monday to direct..
IndiaTimes - Published

Senator Rubio bringing Uighur activist as State of the Union guest

Republican U.S. Senator Marco Rubio said on Monday he was bringing Rushan Abbas, an advocate for the rights of China's Uighur Muslim minority, as his guest for President Donald Trump's annual State of..
Reuters - Published

Uzbekistan resists as U.S. seeks to rally Central Asians against China

Uzbekistan on Monday gently resisted Washington's efforts to rally China's central Asian neighbors against Beijing over its treatment of Muslim minorities, a contentious issue for the region which has..
Reuters - Published

CAA, NRC has made life difficult for Muslims: Mayawati


IndiaTimes - Published

Pope plans Indonesia trip to promote inter-religious dialogue

Pope Francis will promote inter-religious dialogue this year during a trip to the world's biggest Muslim country Indonesia and make the first papal visit to mainly Catholic East Timor since it won..
Reuters - Published

Pompeo urges Kazakhstan to press China over Uighurs

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Kazakhstan on Sunday to join Washington in pressing Beijing over its treatment of Muslim minorities, a sensitive matter for the Central Asian nation which has..
Reuters - Published

Trump to expand travel ban to six additional countries: U.S. official

U.S. President Donald Trump will issue an expanded version of his travel ban on Friday, a U.S. official said, a move that could affect thousands of immigrants and reignite debate over whether the..
Reuters - Published

President misquoted Mahatma Gandhi to justify CAA: Left parties

Left parties on Friday slammed President Ram Nath Kovind for misquoting Mahatma Gandhi to "justify" the amended Citizenship Act. CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury said Gandhi had said, "Muslims,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra govt to introduce reservations for Muslims: Congress Minister

He stated that the initiative to introduce reservation for Muslims was part of the common minimum programme which was devised by the NCP, Congress, and the Shiv Sena on the basis of which the..
DNA - Published

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