70k Muslim worshipers flock to Jerusalem for 1st Friday prayers of Ramadan

Tens of thousands of Muslim worshipers attended the first Friday prayers of the holy month of Ramadan at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, in the largest such gathering since the coronavirus pandemic began. Sheikh Azzam al-Khatib, head of the Waqf Islamic affairs…

Stop killing for God, God can kill for himself- Peju Akande

I was born into a Muslim home. My father, the Muslim from a long line of hajj performing faithfuls left all the desirable women in musulumi land and got married to my mum, the Christian from a line of Jerusalem…

Ozil cut from video game in China over Xinjiang comments (Guardian)

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has been deleted from Chinese versions of the popular Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) mobile game, the title’s China distributor has said, as the fallout builds over his criticism of the country’s treatment of its Uighur minority.…

UFC champ Khabib says he doesn’t think the Almighty is happy he fights for money (RT)

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, one of the world’s most popular Muslim athletes, has suggested that “the Almighty” would not look approvingly on his violence in the octagon. The undefeated Dagestani fighter, 31, is a devout Muslim and often shares…

Okay, I killed my son but I swear I did it to save him

I am a mother who wanted the best for her child. I am a woman, who suffered to have a child. I am a good mother and what I did was simply to correct my own child. The same way…

Muslim-Muslim ticket: I consulted Buhari – El-Rufai (Punch)

Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai on Tuesday said he settled for Dr. Hadiza Balarabe, a fellow Muslim, as his running mate in the 2019 governorship election in the state because she is the right person for the job. The governor,…

Women and LGBT candidates make history in 2018 midterms (CNN)

From a pair of Native American women to a Somali refugee to the first openly gay man elected governor, the 2018 midterm elections brought a series of history-making votes that marked major accomplishments for women and LGBT candidates. Here’s a…

Pakistan Shuts Phone Networks As Islamists Protest Over Christian Woman (Leadership)

Pakistan suspended mobile phone networks in major cities on Friday and many schools were closed as Islamist groups protested for a third day against the acquittal of a Christian woman facing the death penalty for blasphemy The Supreme Court on…

Nigerian Muslims, others climb Mount Arafat in Hajj climax (Punch)

More than two million pilgrims from Nigeria and around the world will converge on Mount Arafat today to mark the highpoint of Hajj. The hill was where Prophet Muhammad is believed to have delivered his last sermon. It is also…

How Muslim cleric ‘hid Christians inside mosque’ during Plateau attack (SUN)

An Imam in Plateau reportedly hid over 200 people, including Christians, inside a mosque during last weekend’s attack in the state. According to BBC Pidgin, the religious leader, whose identity was not disclosed, saw people fleeing Birkin Ladi Local Government Area…

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