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S.Africa: outrage over calls to prayer restrictions

S.Africa: outrage over calls to prayer restrictions

Two orders in South Africa restricting the Muslim call to prayer or adhan have led to outrage among local Muslims. In Pretoria, the capital, city inspectors ultimate Friday ordered a facility to stop broadcasting the…

Muslim faithfuls celebrate Eid amid COVID-19

Muslim faithfuls celebrate Eid amid COVID-19

The streets of Abidjan were almost empty on Friday for the Eid al-Adha celebrations that have been complicated by the coronavirus pandemic. Few faithfuls went to the mosque in Abidjan. "The situation is really complicated…

Apology

South Africa: apology issued over anti-Muslim statement

South Africa’s Police Minister Bheki Cele apologized to the Muslim community Sunday for blasphemous statement made by a police officer while arresting worshippers for breaching coronavirus lockdown rules. Cele’s apology came hours after a video…

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Egypt: coronavirus dampens Ramadan mood

Majority of Muslims across the world started Ramadan fasting today but across the Middle East, preparations for the month-long religious exercise was dampened thanks to the global threat of the novel coronavirus. The faithful who…