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The Srebrenica Genocide - Lest We Forget

The Srebrenica Genocide - Lest We Forget

The Srebrenica genocide (genocid u Srebrenici), or massacre (masakr), was a massacre of more than 8,000 Bosniaks (Bosnian Muslims), especially men and boys, in the city of Srebrenica in the easternmost part of Bosnia and Herzegovina near the border with Serbia. The tragedy took place in July 1995.

People of Faith Remember Srebrenica 24 Years on Genocide - About Islam

People of Faith Remember Srebrenica 24 Years on Genocide

Twenty-four years after the genocide in Srebrenica, good people of all faiths gathered on Friday, July 12, to remember the heartache experienced by the Bosnian people. Under the umbrella of the Remembering Srebrenica organization, which will run over a thousand events across the UK this week, communities came together to speak the words #NeverAgain and …

Bosnia Revives Colorful Travnik Mosque - About Islam

Bosnia Revives Colorful Travnik Mosque

In a nationwide celebration yesterday on April 13, Bosnia has opened its historic Sulejmanija Mosque,aka the ‘Ornamented Mosque’, in Travnik city, at the heart of the southeast European Muslim nation, Sarajevo Times reported. “In the presence of a large number of Muslim believers and representatives of religious and political life in Bosnia, the colorful restored …

World Muslims Mark Al-Isra and Al-Miraj Night - About Islam

World Muslims Mark Al-Isra and Al-Miraj Night

Religious programs and events are being prepared across the globe, especially in the Muslim world, to celebrate the sacred night of Israa and Mi’raj which occurs on Tuesday, April 2, Sarajevo Times reports. “Our programs will be attended by muqri’ aka ‘professional readers of the Qur’an’ and representatives of the faculties and madrasahs of Islamic …

Bosnia’s History Is a Quilt of Diversity: Author - About Islam

Bosnia’s History Is a Quilt of Diversity: Author

TORONTO – The history of Bosnia-Herzegovina is one of a people who deeply cherish diversity, author Irfan Mirza told a capacity audience at an Islamic Heritage Month celebration of Bosnian Muslim history held at the Islamic Institute of Toronto on Saturday, October 13th. “Diversity works, diversity is successful because of common purpose. And the purpose …

Three-Day Halal Fair Kicks off in Bosnia - About Islam

Three-Day Halal Fair Kicks off in Bosnia

SARAJEVO – The Bosnian capital city Sarajevo hosts today, September 27, an international halal industry exhibition with the participation of 100 exhibitors from 36 countries, Anadolu Agency reports. “90 firms have halal food certificates in Bosnia, while more than 130 producers and over 7,000 products have halal food certificates in the region,” Damir Alihodzic, the …

Bosnia Hosts Europe's Biggest Islamic Mass Wedding - About Islam

Bosnia Hosts Europe's Biggest Islamic Mass Wedding

SARAJEVO – Sixty Muslim couples have been married in a single ceremony in Bosnia’s capital, Sarajevo, in what organizers described one of the largest mass Islamic weddings ever held in Europe. The event was held as Bosnian Muslim leaders wanted to encourage young people to start families by alleviating wedding costs, The BBC reported. The …

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World Cup 2018: Goal Celebrations Spread Joy and Controversy

KALININGRAD – Cross your palms to represent the feathers of the Albanian eagle. That’s how the Swiss duo, Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri, celebrated after scoring 2-1 winning goals against Serbia on June 22, symbolising the Albanian flag. This loss has put Serbia at the risk of an early exit from the tournament, given its …

Colorado Muslims Celebrate New Mosque - About Islam

Colorado Muslims Celebrate New Mosque

DENVER – Hundreds of members of the Muslim Bosnian community in Colorado, US, gathered Saturday to celebrate the opening of the Mile High Islamic Center. “We want the center to be an educational hub to teach those who are interested in learning about Islam. We welcome anybody here that would like to learn,” Ademir Ceric, …



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