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Exclusive  Interview with The Participants of The First International Conference on World Against Violence and Extremism

Exclusive Interview with The Participants of The First International Conference on World Against Violence and Extremism

2014-12-31
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On The 9th and 10th of December, The Islamic Research & Information Center had exclusive interviews with a few special participants of The World’s First International Conference Against Violence and Extremism held in Iran (WAVE). Cardinal ...

Charity in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Traditions

2014-12-29
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Call for Papers "Charity in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Traditions" Conference at Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO March 26-27, 2015 One of the challenges to intercultural understanding is the lack of common categories that can be u...
ICIBFI 2015 : XIII International Conference on Islamic Banking, Finance and Investment

ICIBFI 2015 : XIII International Conference on Islamic Banking, Finance and Investment

2014-12-22
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The ICIBFI 2015: XIII International Conference on Islamic Banking, Finance and Investment will be held on January 13 - 14, 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland. The conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research schola...
Dutch member of parliament makes call to “close all mosques” in the Netherlands

Dutch member of parliament makes call to “close all mosques” in the Netherlands

2014-12-22
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Machiel de Graaf, a parliament member for the Party for Freedom (PVV) led by Islam critic Geert Wilders, has called for the closure of all mosques in the March of the Dutch Freedom Party against Islamic incursion. March of the Dutch Freedom Party...
English Football Fan Banned from Every Football Ground for Three Years after Ripping Up Quran + Photo

English Football Fan Banned from Every Football Ground for Three Years after Ripping Up Quran + Photo

2014-12-22
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English football fan Julie Phillips, 51, has been banned from all football stadiums for minimum three years for tearing up a copy of Islam's Holy Book during an English football match and throwing the pieces in the air. Police said Phillips, who a...
A Group of Australian Muslims Visited Imam Rezas Holy Shrine

A Group of Australian Muslims Visited Imam Rezas Holy Shrine

2014-12-22
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Coincident with the last ten days of Safar month (lunar month) a group of Australian Muslims visited Imam Reza (A.S.) holy shrine. According to the report issued from Astan Quds Razavi's special headquarter for the last ten days of Safar month, t...
15,000 join anti-Islam protest in eastern Germany

15,000 join anti-Islam protest in eastern Germany

2014-12-22
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Dresden (Germany), December 15: A record 15,000 people marched in eastern Germany against “asylum cheats” and the country’s “Islamisation” in the latest show of strength of a growing far-right populist movement. Chance...
Record 17 million Shi'ite pilgrims in Karbala

Record 17 million Shi'ite pilgrims in Karbala

2014-12-15
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Iraqi Defence Minister Khaled al-Obeidi said on Thursday that the number of pilgrims in the city of Karbala for the annual Arbaeen commemoration had reached a record 17.5 million this year.   Arbaeen, which marks the end of the 40-day period o...
Course on Shia Islam Held in Sweden

Course on Shia Islam Held in Sweden

2014-12-15
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An educational course on Shia Islam is held on Thursdays at the Department for the Study of Religions at the School of History and Contemporary Studies of Södertörn University in Stockholm, Sweden. David Thurfjell, associate professor of ...
WAVE Conference Urges All Governments to Condemn Extremism

WAVE Conference Urges All Governments to Condemn Extremism

2014-12-13
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The two-day WAVE conference kicked off work in Tehran on Tuesday and ended Wednesday evening. The conference came in the aftermath of a last year proposal by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during his address to the UN General Assembly meeting in...
U.S. Muslims to Hold First United Capitol Hill Advocacy Day April 13, 2015

U.S. Muslims to Hold First United Capitol Hill Advocacy Day April 13, 2015

2014-12-06
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The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local American Muslim organizations, today announced plans to host the first-of-its-kind National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on April 13,...
Research: UK Muslims face worst job discrimination

Research: UK Muslims face worst job discrimination

2014-12-06
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The report published by The Independent was based on a research conducted by Dr. Nabil Khattab and Professor Ron Johnston with data from the Office for National Statistics’ Labour Force Survey of more than half a million people. The study says...
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