Day: July 7, 2016

Eid in Chicago: Thousands gather at Navy Pier Eid Expo to promote Islam, peace

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-eid-expo-navy-pier-met-20160706-story.html Bright colors and breezy fabrics of traditional tunics and trousers floated across the sidewalks of Navy Pier, which housed the first Eid Expo, bringing together diverse denominations and ethnicities Wednesday. The two-day event celebrated Eid al-Fitr, a holiday that concludes Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting. Thousands of Muslims […]

Conservative leadership: Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom in battle to be Prime Minister after Michael Gove eliminated from contest

  Live Conservative leadership: Theresa May and May: I’m delighted to have won so much support from my colleaguesPlay!01:33   Danny Boyle Ben Riley-Smith, political correspondent 7 JULY 2016 • 6:34PM Michael Gove elimated from Conservative leadership bid Andrea Leadsom faces Theresa May in two-horse race to be PM May […]

Jordan loses religion from identity cards

Jordan loses religion from identity cards Published July 5th, 2016 – 14:41 GMT via SyndiGate.info Until now, religion has been displayed on all citizens’ identity cards (AFP / File) Follow > Jordan’s Passport Authority , Marwan Qutaishat , Zakaria El Sheikh Jordan has removed mention of religion from its national […]