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Ghazwa-tul-Badr anniversary in J&K: A note of caution is seriously required in final days of the holy month

Today, on Ghazwatul Badr anniversary, social media campaigns, mostly in Urdu, are underfoot to promote a willful misinterpretation of the Islamic event in the Facebook pages and WhatsApp groups in Jammu & Kashmir in particular. Classical Islamic historiographers like Ibn Hisaham and Ibn Ishaq report that the Ghazwa-tul-Badr was the first Islamic military expedition which took place on the 17th …

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This ‘Hafta-e-Shahadat’ is the time for Hurriyat and all separatist outfits to turn inward and introspect!

WordForPeace.com Edit Desk The ‘Hafta-e-Shahadat’, also known as ‘Hafta-e-Shuhada’ (the week of martyrs)—the anniversary of Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq or ‘Shaheed-e-Millat’—commenced from May 18 in the valley of Kashmir. The Awami Action Committee (AAC) has called for complete shutdown on May 21 to commemorate the occasion. On May 18, Saturday, the ‘Hafta-e-Shahadat’ commenced with the recitation of holy Qur’an at …

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Chinese diplomat in Pakistan confirms ‘partial’ restrictions on Ramazan observance

A Chinese official denies allegations by activists that China’s government is blocking Muslim religious practices in the restive Xinjiang region during the holy month of Ramadan. A Chinese diplomat in neighboring Pakistan said Beijing has put only partial restrictions on Ramadan activities, not a total ban on fasting by the Uighur minority in Xinjiang. “There’s no blanket ban. That’s Western …

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UN adds the Wilayat Khorasan (IS Khorasan Province) to its list of sanctioned terror groups

WordForPeace.com Edit Desk On May 14 , the UN Security Council has added the Islamic State’s Wilayat Khorasan to its list of sanctioned terrorist groups. It states: “The Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) concerning ISIL (Da’esh), Al‑Qaida, and associated individuals, groups, undertakings and entities approved the addition of the entry specified below …

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What is the so-called “Wilayat al-Hind” established by ISIS after clashes in J&K?

WordForPeace Special Correspondent  Defeated in the Middle East, Isis is heading towards Asia and India in particular now. The Islamic State has announced the creation of the so-called “Wilayat al-Hind” (Meaning: Daesh province in India). After having lost control over significant parts of Iraq and Syria to the Syrian and Iraqi armies, recently the ISIS or Daesh has announced establishing …

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Jamiat distributes 25000 K.G dates among Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh

New Delhi, May 13, 2019 During the holy month of Ramazan, Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind distributed 25000 K.G dates among displaced Rohingya Muslims encamped in  Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh. At the initiative of Jamiat Ulama U.K Limited (United Kingdom), dates have been procured from the holy city of Medina and consigned to the Bangladesh for distribution. 5000 boxes containing dates have …

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