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May 13, 2022
May 13, 2022
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Akke Rahman becomes first British Bangladeshi to conquer Mt Everest while fasting

Mountaineer Akke Rahman, a British citizen of Bangladeshi descent, has climbed Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world.

April 10, 2022
April 10, 2022
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Akke Rahman first British Bangladeshi and Muslim to climb Mount Everest while fasting

Akke Rahman (39) from Oldham in the UK, will climb Mount Everest tomorrow April (11, 2022), while fasting during Ramadan.

May 4, 2017
May 4, 2017

Basketball body lifts 'hijab ban' during games

Basketball chiefs reversed a controversial ban on professional players wearing headgear Thursday after fierce criticism that the rule undermined diversity by disallowing religious coverings like...

March 26, 2017
March 26, 2017

1 killed in Gujarat Hindu-Muslim strife

One person is killed and about 14 injured when violence erupts following a scuffle between Muslim and Hindu school students in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat.

November 25, 2016
November 25, 2016

Malaysia will not abandon tournament over Myanmar Rohingya crackdown

Malaysia decided on Friday to carry on with a regional soccer tournament co-hosted by Myanmar, days after a Malaysian minister said it was considering pulling out in protest against Myanmar's...

November 23, 2016
November 23, 2016

Malaysia debates pulling out of ASEAN cup over Rohingya crackdown

Malaysia is considering pulling its side out of a major regional soccer tournament co-hosted by Myanmar in protest over Myanmar's crackdown on ethnic Rohingya Muslims, a senior Malaysian...

November 13, 2016
November 13, 2016

Sting reopens Paris' Bataclan hall on anniversary of militant attack

Rock star Sting headlined a concert in Paris' Bataclan music hall on Saturday to mark the venue's reopening a year after three Islamist militants gunned down 90 revellers in France's...

October 6, 2016
October 6, 2016

Malaysia frees Australia's 'Budgie Nine' after F1 stunt

Nine Australian men who provoked anger in Malaysia by donning skimpy swimwear bearing the Muslim country's national flag at a Formula 1 race are released without charge.

July 8, 2016
July 8, 2016

Mumbai cops begin probe against Zakir Naik

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis directs the Mumbai Police officials to open an inquiry against Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, according to Zee News.

July 5, 2016
July 5, 2016

OPINION: Why IS chooses to bomb during Ramadan

To the radical mind, if additional prayer and alms giving is encouraged in Ramadan - then why not more bloodshed too? View it that way and you understand precisely the line of reasoning that has...