Muslims

Shedding our prejudices

If you are in a drawing room and any other gathering of your friends or acquaintances, naturally the talk of the day would lurk around what is going on around the world.

January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016

Radicalisation of Bangladeshi workers dates back to 2013

In April 2013, terrorist group Islamic State announced it would expand its operations beyond Iraq as the civil war in Syria worsened. That same year, a group of Bangladeshi construction workers in...

January 16, 2016
January 16, 2016

2nd phase of Biswa Ijtema underway

The second phase of Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation of the Muslims in the world, is continuing today amid sermons being delivered in Tongi on Dhaka’s outskirt.

January 8, 2016
January 8, 2016

Biswa Ijtema begins

The first phase of the three-day Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslims after Hajj, begins on the bank of the Turag river at Tongi in Gazipur.

January 8, 2016
January 8, 2016

First phase of Biswa Ijtema begins today

The first phase of three day-long Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslims after the Hajj, begins on the bank of the Turag river at Tongi in Gazipur today.

December 27, 2015
December 27, 2015

Interview: How perilous is the threat to Muslims in the US

Since the deadly Paris attacks and San Bernadino shootings, a widespread backlash against Muslims in US has been reported.To understand the narratives around Islam and Muslims in US, Raza Rumi...

December 12, 2015
December 12, 2015

70,000 Muslim clerics pass ‘fatwa’ against terrorism

Religious leaders emphasize that they don't consider terrorists to be true Muslims.

December 10, 2015
December 10, 2015

Zuckerberg voices support for Muslim Facebook users

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reassures Muslim Facebook users that they are “always welcome” on the popular social media platform.

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015

Trump urges US ban on Muslim arrivals

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has called for a halt to Muslims entering the US, in the wake of the deadly California shootings.

November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015

Paris mosque urges Muslims to join 'anti-terror' protest

The Great Mosque of Paris urges French Muslims to gather at the country's most important mosque Friday to say "No to terror" and "We are all Paris!".

November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015

Guns, God and grievances: Belgium's Islamist "airbase"

"A breeding ground for violence" the mayor of Molenbeek called her town, speaking of unemployment and overcrowding among Arab immigrant families, of youthful despair finding refuge in...