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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 Police Join Imams for Football Fun

BRISBANE – Australian imams invited once again officers from Queensland Police Service (QPS) and the Australian Federal Police (AFP) as well as local politicians for a football tournament to celebrate the 4th anniversary of the Bosnian Islamic Center in Brisbane, MyPolice reported on November 13. “These events are the types of relationships that contribute to …

This Muslim Woman Is Changing Stereotypes Through Football

ABU DHABI – Assmaah Helal, the Egyptian Australian woman who fought to overturn an international ban on Muslim women wearing hijabs in football, says Muslim women are still fighting for their sporting talents to be recognized, The National reported on November 12. Helal spent the past decade promoting social change through sport by working with …

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 …

Aussie Muslim Senator Trolled and Abused for Defending Animal Rights

MELBOURNE – Australian Muslim senator Mehreen Faruqi has been called a “maggot” and told to “go back to Pakistan” after she tweeted that the Melbourne Cup was deadly and harmful to horses, Daily Mail reported on November 7. The Greens MP, who moved to Australia in 1992, received a barrage of abuse on social media …

'Breaking Down Barriers': 30 Australian Mosques Open Doors to Public

CANBERRA – Thirty mosques across Australia have opened their doors on Saturday, October 27, to the public, in an initiative aimed at removing stereotypes and misconceptions about Islam. The Canberra Islamic Center is one of the mosques that opened their doors. The center’s president Zafar Ahmad said open days were important to increase understanding in …

Australia Muslims Donate Hay to Drought-Hit Farmers

SYDNEY – Muslims in Brisbane and Sydney have raised more than $60,000 in six weeks, donating hundreds of hay bales to drought-affected farmers in the region. “We realize how serious a situation this drought is and that the repercussions go down the line, and will eventually reach us,” Yusuf Khatree, president of the Muslim charitable …

Australia to Investigate Muslim Cricketer's Claim He Was Called 'Osama'

SYDNEY – Australia cricket governing body has launched an investigation into an incident in which England all-rounder Moeen Ali says he was called “Osama” by an unnamed Australian player. “It was a great first Ashes Test in terms of my personal performance,” said Moeen, who scored 77 and took five wickets in what was his …

Aussie Muslims Donate 33 Tons of Hay to Drought-Stricken Farmers

BRISBANE – In the midst of huge efforts to raise funds over the past weeks, a Muslim charity in Brisbane, Australia, has donated tonnes of hay to farmers in western Queensland who were affected by the recent drought. “We’ve brought with us three truckloads of 44 bales of hay in each truck,” Brisbane-based Muslim Charitable …

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Marry a Drug Dealer, But Not a Muslim!

What will you do if your beloved mother tells you: “I don’t care if you marry a drug dealer, but don’t marry a Muslim?” This is exactly what was told to Susan Carland when she was 17 years old after declaring that one of her New Year’s resolutions was “to investigate other religions.”



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