UK: Two Muslims in Niqab banned from tea room in Ritz Hotel London

By Aqila Mumthaz   London, (The Muslim News): On September 17, two women in Niqab, one from the north of London, arrived at the Ritz Hotel “the finest 5 star Luxury hotel in Piccadilly”, London, to celebrate their friend’s birthday. They had made reservation a the tea room. They had also ordered a birthday cake. […]

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Iran: 29 killed in attack in terror attack in Ahvaz

By Mustafa Kamel and Muhammed Kursun and Ibrahim Saleh TEHRAN (AA): The toll of people killed and injured on Saturday in the terrorist attack targeted a military march in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahwaz [Ahvaz] risen to 29 people killed and 70 people injured, according to Iran’s IRNA official news agency. Earlier Saturday, Iranian […]

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Tanzania: Ferry capsizing death toll climbs to 224

By Tufan Aktas KAMPALA, Uganda (AA): The death toll from the capsizing of a passenger ferry in Tanzania’s Lake Victoria has risen to 224, local media reported on Sunday. The main suspect behind the disaster has been arrested. The minister for Transport Communication and Works, Isack Kamwele, said 126 of the dead were adult females, […]

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UK: Muslim charity supports hospital to tackle suicidal patients

Al-Khair Foundation: Al-Khair Foundation, a well-known international charity that helps local, national and international projects, including loneliness and mental health, have donated £500 to local hospital charity ELHT&Me as part of a mental health initiative for patients at East Lancashire Hospitals Trust (ELHT). The project, which is led by hospital chaplain David Anderson, aims to […]

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Norway: Number of Muslim converts increases

By Atila Altuntas STOCKHOLM (AA): The number of Muslim converts in Norway increased to at least 3,000 in the recent years, a researcher at Oslo University’s Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages said. Norway’s leading Verdens Gang newspaper reported on Sunday that the number of Norwegians choosing to become Muslim since 1990s have increased. […]

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Nigeria: Death toll from floods hits 108

By Rafiu Ajakaye LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): Death toll from Nigeria’s floods has risen to 108, the country’s official relief agency said on Monday. In a statement, the National Emergency Management Agency said 441,251 people were affected in 50 municipalities. The agency said 141,369 people were displaced by the floods that have affected 12 of Nigeria’s […]

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