01-Jun-2019 to 15:42

Nigeria declares public holiday for Muslim festival

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria has declared Tuesday, June 4 and Wednesday, June 5, as public holidays to mark the Muslim feast of Eid-Fitri marking the end of Ramadan fasting.

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31-May-2019 to 17:33

Kenyatta shares iftar with Muslims in Nairobi mosque

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday evening made history by becoming the first sitting President of Kenya to visit a mosque and pray with Muslims.

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30-May-2019 to 19:21

UAE envoy holds Ramadan iftar in Kigali

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Hazza Mohammed Kharsan Al Qahtany, UAE ambassador to Kigali, held a Ramadan iftar attended by Dr. Richard Sesebera, Rwanda's Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation minister.

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30-May-2019 to 12:37

Liberian leader donates rice, cash to fasting Muslims

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia President George Mannah Weah has donated three thousand (3,000) bags of rice and three million Liberian dollars to fasting Muslims in the fifteen political sub-divisions of Liberia for the celebration of Ramadan.

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27-May-2019 to 16:34

Exaggeration has no place in Islam- Scholars

APA - Mecca (Saudi Arabia) By special correspondent Oumar Dembélé — The muftis of Saudi Arabia and Egypt as well as dignitaries from several countries of the Islamic world have issued a reminder about the strength of moderation and temperance conveyed by the scriptures emphasizing that exaggeration has no place in Islam.

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21-May-2019 to 23:20

Gambia defers hosting flagship OIC summit

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — After weeks of utter reticence, The Gambia government has finally confirmed that it was deferring its hosting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Summit from later this year to 2022.

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21-May-2019 to 12:24

Nun found slain in CAR

APA-Bangui (Central African Republic) — A nun from the community of the daughters of Jesus of Massac was slain in Nola, a town west of the Central African Republic, APA learned on Tuesday from a secure source.

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