After the recent burnings of the Quran, first in front of the Turkish embassy in Stockholm on January 21, and most recently at the Friday prayer on January 27, in front of a mosque in Copenhagen, politicians are suddenly in a rush to wash their hands. As the Danish ambassador was summoned in Turkey, Foreign […]
On Saturday, January 21, the right-wing extremist Paludan burned the Quran in front of the Turkish embassy under police protection, which led to Turkey and Indonesia calling in the Swedish ambassador, several Muslim rulers condemned the burning of the Quran, and several protests erupted in the Islamic world.
Egypt had imposed tight restrictions on Muslim congregational prayers in the holy month of Ramadan and Eid citing Covid-19 rules, triggering widespread anger in the Muslim-majority country. The restrictions include limiting tarawih night prayers to 30 minutes, closing mosques during the night, and banning Eid prayers in open spaces, and only allow them to be […]
As new daily cases of COVID-19 shot pass 32000, the State of Selangor Religious Department (JAIS) came up with a new ruling for Friday prayers. Only those who have completed their 2 vaccine doses and the booster dose will be allowed to perform the Friday prayers. This news caused a flurry of criticisms and many […]