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Aussie Baptist College Changes Dress Code to Accommodate Hijabi Student - About Islam

Aussie Baptist College Changes Dress Code to Accommodate Hijabi Student

A Singaporean father’s worry about his girl going to a Baptist college quickly vanished after the school authorities said they were changing the dress code to accommodate his hijabi daughter, World Of Buzz reported. “When Sumaiyah joined the local Baptist College, we were informed that she was the first hijabi student in the middle high …

Australia’s First Muslim Film Festival Opens in Perth - About Islam

Australia’s First Muslim Film Festival Opens in Perth

The first Muslim film festival opened this weekend in Perth, Australia, telling stories of Muslims or stories made by Muslims, SBS reported. “What we thought would be interesting for the Muslim community, would be to have an opportunity to see films from around the world by Muslims, and covering topics of interest to Muslims from …

Aussie University Supports Islamic Museum Art Prize - About Islam

Aussie University Supports Islamic Museum Art Prize

An Australian university will be supporting the Islamic Museum of Australia’s annual Muslim artists exhibition as a major sponsor, offering a $15,000 Art Prize, The Islamic Museum of Australia website reported. “We’re excited to formalize our existing relationship with La Trobe University, we see La Trobe as being a real change-maker, who through their leadership …

3 Months on Christchurch Attacks, Anti-Racism Discussions Continue - About Islam

3 Months on Christchurch Attacks, Anti-Racism Discussions Continue

Three months on the Christchurch attacks, a trans-Tasman conference is being held on Friday, June 13, to discuss the cultures that breed racism and extremism in both Australia and New Zealand, The Spinoff reported. The conference, titled “Let’s Deal With It: A Trans-Tasman Campaign Towards Racial Equity”, is hosted by Shakti Community Council. Tayyaba Khan, …

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Science Behind `Eid in Western World

Muslims in America and the Western World all know the scent of Christmas. As they walk through the malls, streets and stores each December, the scent of gingerbread, pine needles and cinnamon waft through the air.

Anti-Muslim Senator Loses Seat in Australian Parliament - About Islam

Anti-Muslim Senator Loses Seat in Australian Parliament

The anti-immigration politician egged by a teenage boy earlier this year has lost his seat in the Australian parliament following the country’s federal election, NBC News reported. “Fraser Anning goes back to where he came from … he won’t be in the Parliament,” said ABC News commentator Antony Green. Liberal MP Trent Zimmerman called it …

Hair Salon for Hijabi Muslim Women Opens in Melbourne - About Islam

Hair Salon for Hijabi Muslim Women Opens in Melbourne

For many hijabi Muslim women in Australia, going to the hairdressers is no longer impossibleو thanks to a Melbourne stylist who has created a safe space for them to remove their hijab safely and have their hair cut, SBS reported. “I’ve gone to hairdressers and actually asked them ‘can you just style my hair in …

After Christchurch, Muslim Women Await Ramadan to Recharge Faith - About Islam

After Christchurch, Muslim Women Await Ramadan to Recharge Faith

For the first time in her life, 12-year-old Sabilla Kirnab is feeling nervous as she approaches Ramadan, following Christchurch and Sri Lanka attacks, ABC News reported “When I first heard about the Christchurch shooting I was scared. I didn’t want to go to the mosque,” Kirnab said. “But then I realized that’s what the people …



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