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15-Oct-2014 to 14:00

FUIW executive council to hold 19th session in Moroccan capital

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — The Executive Council of the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW) will hold its 19th session in Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco, on 20-21 October 2014.

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12-Oct-2014 to 16:03

Gambia: Visiting Muslim scholar swipes at media

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — The visiting Indian Muslim scholar Dr. Zakir Naik has criticized the media for taking an active role in denigrating Islam and spreading unfounded fear about the religion worldwide.

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10-Oct-2014 to 21:24

Tanzania: Teacher killed by machete in church

APA -Arusha (Tanzania) — A teacher was killed by machete Thursday night as he prayed with fellow worshippers in a church in the province of Kagera northwest of Tanzania, police sources disclosed Friday.

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09-Oct-2014 to 14:34

Rwandan prosecutor seeks 15 years jail for Christian group members

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) - — A prosecutor in Kigali has recommended to a judge on Thursday that a group of 10 members of a Christian organisation arrested in July last year for taking part in an illegal demonstration, be sentenced to serve 15 years in prison, a judicial source reveals here.

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05-Oct-2014 to 11:58

Nigerian President says Islam has nothing to do global terrorist activities

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has said that the activities of terrorist groups across the world have nothing to do with Islam.

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03-Oct-2014 to 13:55

Sierra Leone Muslims warned to avoid handshakes during Eid prayers

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Imams in Sierra Leone have cautioned Muslims against shaking hands during the Eid prayers scheduled for Saturday, as a way of avoiding contracting the Ebola virus disease.

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30-Sep-2014 to 10:58

Ten Nigerian pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia - official

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Coordinator of the Nigerian National Hajj Commission in Mecca, Aliyu Tanko has said that 10 Nigerian pilgrims have died in Saudi Arabia since the beginning of the 2014 Hajj.

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