Day: May 29, 2016

Indian Muslim Women Rise Against Triple Talaq

Indian Muslim Women Rise Against Triple Talaq Moushumi Das Gupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi | May 29, 2016 In April, Shayara Bano grabbed headlines when she went to the Supreme Court seeking a ban on triple Talaq (instantaneous unilateral divorce) given by her husband through a letter. The 35-year-old from […]

5% rise in Umrah pilgrims

SAUDI ARABIA ARAB NEWS | Published — Sunday 29 May 2016 Seen through a decoration window, Muslim pilgrims circumambulate the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, during the minor pilgrimage, known as Umrah, in the Muslim holy city of Makkah, Saudi Arabia, in this March 10, 2016 photo. […]

How much more extremist?

May 28,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – EDITORIAL Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to appoint ultra hardliner Avigdor Lieberman as defence minister is alarming and provocative in the extreme. Lieberman was added to the Netanyahu Cabinet after the resignation of defence minister Moshe Yaalon who accused Netanyahu of recruiting extremists […]