Category: World

Australian Muslims hold Quran exhibition

On Sunday 26 November 2016, the Berwick chapter of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community hosted a Holy Quran Exhibition at Hampton Park Library, in an effort to educate Australians about the beautiful teachings of Islam. This is the second successful exhibition it…
Israeli religious leaders visit Auschwitz

Thirty top religious leaders from Israel made a landmark visit to Auschwitz last week to commemorate the Holocaust victims and raise awareness about the rising antisemitism in Europe. They group included leaders from Israel’s Christian, Druze, Jewish and Muslim communities.…
Canadian MP shuts down headscarf critic

Canadian female Ministers had to face criticism online after they welcomed a Muslim leader to the Parliament while wearing a head covering. The ‘Khalifa of Islam‘ who is the worldwide head of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community was welcomed to Canadian Parliament…
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau welcomes ‘Khalifa of Islam’

Canadian Twitter was buzzing Monday afternoon as the ‘Khalifa of Islam‘ arrived in Ottawa to meet Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The hashtag #CaliphinCanada started trending across Canada as the Khalifa of tens of millions of Muslims made his way to Parliament…
‘Khalifa of Islam’ to visit Canada

The religious leader of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, His Holiness Mirza Masroor Ahmad is set to arrive in Canada on October 3rd as the community marks 50 years in Canada. This will be his 4th trip to Canada since being elected…
Muslims to host 9/11 Blood Drive at Capitol Hill

The Muslims for Life event that began in 2011 will return to U.S. Capitol once again this year to honor victims of 9/11 attacks. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks. The 6th annual blood…
Germany’s largest Islamic convention underway in Karlsruhe

Karlsruhe, a German city close to the French border is hosting Germany’s largest annual Islamic convention this weekend. Over 35,000 Muslims are expected to attend the Jalsa Salana, the 41st annual convention of Germany’s Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Thousands of Muslims…
Ghanian Journalist awarded Chevening Scholarship

Ghanian Journalist Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng has been awarded the Chevening Scholarship that will allow him to study International Journalism at UK’s Brunel University. Chevening is the UK government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing future global leaders. Ibrahim who is…
Chief Imam of Ghana speaks out in support of Ahmadis

The National Chief Imam of Ghana has shown his support for the persecuted Ahmadiyya Muslims and called on Muslims to forget their differences and unite. 96-year-old Sheikh Dr Osman Nuhu Sharubutu who himself is a Sunni Muslim was appointed as…
40,000 Muslims gather for UK’s largest Islamic convention

Britain’s largest Islamic convention will see over 40,000 Muslims from more than 100 countries come together to support and pray for peace in the leafy English countryside. Politicians, Ministers and multi-faith speakers from around the world will also be in…
U.S. criticizes Pakistan’s treatment of Ahmadis

The U.S. State Department has criticized Pakistan’s treatment of Ahmadiyya Muslims in its annual international religious freedom report. During the report launch on Wednesday Deputy Secretary of State, Antony J. Blinken said “When a government denies religious liberty, it turns…
UK Home Office to deport Ahmadi asylum seeker

Britain will deport a man its immigration services believe his life would be threatened if he returned to his home in Pakistan. The UK Home Office is to deport an Ahmadi Muslim, Ali Adnan Munir from the United Kingdom next…
Indonesian Police close down Ahmadiyya Mosque in West Java

An Ahmadiyya mosque in West Java was closed down by a Police Unit Tuesday morning. The Al-Furqan Mosque which is located in Parakansalak subregion of Sukabumi district was built in 1975 and has been used by the 200 strong Ahmadi…
British Transport Secretary visits ‘Khalifa of Islam’

On 22 July 2016, British Conservative MP & newly appointed Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling paid a visit to the the Fifth Khalifa (Caliph) of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad .The Parliamentary Under Secretary for State for…
Diplomatic Council appoints German-Pakistani as Business Ambassador

The Diplomatic Council has appointed a German-Pakistani entrepreneur Jamal Ahmad Qaiser as it’s Business Ambassador and UN Commissioner. In a statement the Diplomatic Council said the 44-year-old was nominated because of his outstanding achievements and tireless efforts for international understanding.…
Ahmadis fleeing Pakistan and seeking asylum in Thailand

Bangkok is a city celebrated for its beauty and tradition, and also one notorious for a nefarious underbelly, driven largely by the same tourist market that buttresses the Thai economy. It’s an unfair reputation that has ignored or quickly forgotten…
Algeria intensifies controversial crackdown on Ahmadiyya Muslims

Ahmadiyya, a minority Islamic sect have raised concerns after falling victim to Algeria’s controversial crackdown on religious minorities. Algerian newspaper EnNahar revealed that the crackdown against the Ahmadis in Algeria started in the first week of June, the investigation was…
Palestinian court declares Ahmadiyya marriage invalid

A Palestinian Shariah court in the West Bank city of Nablus has decided to invalidate a marriage after the wife converted to Ahmadiyya branch of Islam. On 20th June 2016, The Palestinian Sharia court made the final decision to dissolve…
Ahmadiyya Muslim Community condemns Night Club Shooting in Orlando

USA’s largest and oldest Muslim community has condemned the nightclub shooting in Orlando which left 50 dead. 29-year-old shooter Omar Mir Seddique Mateen, took hostages and opened fire inside an Orlando nightclub at around 2 a.m. Sunday. The shooter died following…
Ahmadiyya Mosque in Indonesia targeted in a late-night attack

The Ahmadiyya Mosque located in the village of Gemuh in the Kendal Regency of Central Java was vandalized late Sunday night. Mosque Board has reported the incident to Gemuh sector’s Chief of Police, I Wayan Suprapto. The loss is estimated…
SNP MP Angus Robertson meets Ahmadiyya Leader in London

Leader of the Scottish National Party in UK Parliament, Angus Robertson met with the leader of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community at the community’s headquarters in London on Wednesday, April 27th. During a Parliament session on April, 20th the SNP leader questioned…
Scotland Yard chief vows to protect Ahmadiyya Muslims in the UK

Britain’s most senior police officer has vowed to protect a minority Islamic sect after the killing of a Muslim shopkeeper in Glasgow. The Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe visited Baitul Futuh Mosque on Friday, 22 April, to offer reassurance…
Australian Muslims to take part in Anzac Day dawn service

Members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Australia will participate in ‘Dawn Service’ throughout Australia and will volunteer for local RSLs in each state to commemorate the ANZAC Day. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Association Australia plans to commemorate ANZAC Day 2016 by taking…
Ahmadiyya Muslim Community condemns terror attack in Lahore, Pakistan

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community mourns the loss of lives at Gulshan e Iqbal Park in Lahore, Pakistan. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community has strongly denounced the suicide explosion at a public park in Lahore, Pakistan. The terror attacks killed at least 65 and injured over 400. Many…
Khalifa of Islam condemns Brussels terror attacks

The World Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the Fifth Khalifa (Caliph), His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad has strongly condemned the terrorist attacks that took place earlier today in Brussels.
ISIS affiliated group linked to the murder of Ahmadi in Kyrgyzstan

Ahmadi Muslim Yunusjan Abdujalilov was murdered December 2015 in front of his home in the village of Kashkar Kyshtak in Osh Region of Kyrgyzstan. Police arrested six members of the Kyrgz branch of Jama’at al-Tawhid wal-Jihad, a religious extremist movement affiliated with…
British Muslims object to construction of a new Mosque

United Kingdom’s North Lincolnshire Council’s planning committee has approved plans to build a new mosque in Scunthorpe  despite a number of objections from local Muslim groups. The application was passed by a majority verdict. Phil Wallis, head of planning, said the council…
Australian of the Year shows his support for Ahmadiyya Muslims

When David Morrison saw a group of Muslims flying the Australian flag and having their picture taken at a citizenship ceremony in Canberra yesterday, he walked straight over to them and asked if he could join in. Wearing the Australia…