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CAN 2019: African Nations Cup Pushed One Week for Ramadan

CAIRO — The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has agreed to postpone the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN 2019) for six days to allow Muslim players to rest after the fasting month of Ramadan, Daily Mail reported on January 29. CAN 2019, the African continent’s most prestigious championship was supposed to start on June 15. …

Cryptocurrency Firm gets Islamic Certificate

US Cryptocurrency Firm Gets Islamic Certificate

MANAMA – Bahrain’s Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB) has certified the California-based Stellar firm for its blockchain platform and related cryptocurrency, a step that integrates the technology into the field of Shari’ah-compliant financial products, Reuters reported on Wednesday, July 18. SRB also certified the guidelines for the types of assets that can be traded in Stellar platform. …

First Muslim Hubs of FIFA World Cup

First Muslim Hubs of FIFA World Cup

The 21st FIFA World Cup, which lasts till July 15, still dazzles the world with its record-breaking goals and statistics. It’s also the first World Cup where video assistant referees (VARs) have been utilized. However, these aren’t the only unique aspects of this world biggest sports tournament, trailing only the Summer Olympics. The 2018 football …

7 Muslim Countries to Watch in World Cup

MOSCOW – No Muslim country has ever won the football’s most prestigious competition, the FIFA World Cup. However, the best achievement for the Muslim World in the championship was Turkey’s historic qualification to semifinal and grabbing 3rd position in 2002, as well as Senegal’s qualification to the quarterfinals in the same tournament. In this 2018 …

Muslims & World Cup: 10 Facts You Should Know

Kicking off on June 14, the 2018 FIFA World Cup is record-breaking for the Muslim world, with seven Muslim nations taking part this year. The seven Muslim countries are Nigeria, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal, Iran, and Saudi Arabia. To celebrate this, here are ten facts about Muslim participation in the world’s greatest sports spectacle, as …

Longest & Shortest Fasting Hours in Ramadan 2018

Longest & Shortest Fasting Hours in Ramadan 2018

MAKKAH – As the majority of Muslims observe the first day of Ramadan, many countries are set to fast with shorter hours than previous years, as Ramadan falls just before summer months this year. Annually, Hijri years arrive 11 days earlier in respect to the solar Gregorian Calendar. This yearly shift forces the holy 9th …

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Ramadan the Antidepressant

Depression is what psychologists call a syndrome: a group of signs (things that a clinical practitioner finds through examination) and symptoms (things the patient experiences) that form a pattern. [1]

Muslim Countries Mark Earth Hour 2018

LAHORE– Landmarks in several Muslim countries went into darkness, as they switched off their lights between 8:30pm and 9:30pm Saturday, March 24, to join the rest of the world in observing the annual Earth Hour and raise awareness about the growing climate change threats. “We have come a long way since 2010 when we first …

UAVs in Muslim Countries: Viewing World from Above

No doubt the drones are getting more popular these years. You can find them in different fields starting from recreational things like toys to major applications in for instance crops monitoring, anti-poaching, mining, mine detection and even military uses like bombing and reconnaissance. An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) is simply an aircraft that lacks a …



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