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Outdoor Gathering with Food and Music to Support Whangārei Muslims

Mair Park in Whangārei, New Zealand, welcomed on April 14 more than 100 people who gathered at a pot luck picnic to not only commiserate with the local Muslim community over last month’s tragedy but to learn more about each other’s culture, NZ Herald reported. “The participants brought a plate for the event. There was …

Australian Muslims Gather for Barbecue at Penshurst Mosque

The monthly Sunday barbecue at Penshurst Mosque in Sydney is a time when the Australian Muslim community gets together to celebrate their traditions, friendship, and food, The Leader reported. “Our mosque received many messages of support including flowers and cards and messages on Facebook after Christchurch Massacre,” explained the mosque’s Bosnian imam, Ensar Cutahija. “There …

Aussie Muslim Group Feeds Homeless 6 Days a Week

They feed around 300 needy people  in Queensland and New South Wales In partnership with other welfare organizations, they assist individuals and families who are experiencing financial constraints  A Muslim group in Australia is feeding homeless people and the needy six days a week, showing the community the real Islamic ethics, IlmFeed reported. “Our goal …

Muslim Bikers on Charity Ride to Help Refugees

The group of eight bikers will make 879 kilometers in six days from Melbourne to Sidney. MELBOURNE – A group of Muslim bikers kicked off on Wednesday, February 13, a charity ride from Melbourne to Sydney to help raise awareness of the global refugee crisis, Anadolu Agency reported. “The group will continue raising awareness and …

While Defending a Passenger, Melbourne Muslim Woman Attacked

‘I hate Islam’: Violent racist’s train tirade not Australian A 39-year-old woman was arrested and charged with assault on Saturday but has been released on bail. MELBOURNE – A Melbourne Muslim women suffered cuts and bruises after coming to the aid of another passenger and her child who were being racially targeted on a train, …

Sydney Muslim Students Are High Achievers

SYDNEY – Muslim families across Sydney are celebrating high achieving students who broke boundaries in education and score some of the highest achievements in the state, OnePath reported. As the HSC ATAR results were announced, Noor Ibrahim scored 99.95, which is the highest achievable mark possible in New South Wales. Her classmate Fahaad Ahmed has …

Meet Mina Zaki, Liberal Party's Candidate in Canberra

“I’m a Woman, I’m a Muslim, I’m a Migrant” Ms Zaki won the ballot over two others after a period of campaigning that included meeting with many local party members She was born in Afghanistan and moved to Australia at the age of seven CANBERRA – The Australian Muslim freelance writer Mina Zaki has been …

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Australian Muslims, Female Cops Meet and Change Perceptions

BRISBANE – The Queensland Police Service (QPS) in partnership with the Muslim groups; ‘Sisters Support Services’ and ‘Muslimah Mind Matters’ created the ‘SHE Program’ to intensify the relationship between Australian Muslims and female Police officers in North Brisbane District, My Police reported on December 6. The SHE Program was delivered by the Detective Inspector, Karen Ballantyne, over four workshops. The one-day events …

Aussie Muslim Lawyer Hailed for Stopping Thief

A lawyer rushed to the aid of police to tackle an accused shoplifter in Sydney He said his instincts kicked in and he didn’t question his own safety at the time SYDNEY – An Australian Muslim lawyer has been hailed and praised for interfering to stop a running thief in Sydney. “In the circumstances, you …

Australian Muslim Groups Outraged by PM's 'Divisive' Comments

Australian Imams and Muslim groups say Scott Morrison’s speech following Friday’s Bourke St mall knife attack went too far.  MELBOURNE –The Australian National Imams Council (ANIC) has joined other Muslim organizations in condemning Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s comment on Friday’s Bourke Street attack that left one man dead and two injured, SBS reported on November …



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