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I am a South African of Indian origin, not a Gupta!

Ebrahim Moosa – Opinion | 21 Jumadal Ukhra 1437/31 March 2016 I am a Muslim, a South African, an African, a citizen of the world, a human being. Under normal circumstances, my identity is too rich and complex to be reduced to a single epithet. But as South Africa talks …

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Sisi has declared open war on Islam

Samir Al-Hejawi- Middle East Monitor | 12 Jumadal Ukhra 1437/22 March 2016 The current President of Egypt, Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi, the general who turned against the legitimately elected President, Dr Mohamed Morsi, has already called for a religious revolution and a new religious discourse. The revolution demanded by Al-Sisi is …

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South Africa a dumping site for American poultry,says SA farmer

Sunday 13 March 2016 17:31 Mamaponya Motsai About 16 million kilograms of American chicken arrived in South Africa last week as part of the Agoa deal.(SABC) Under its preferential trade programme on agricultural goods under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), American poultry should be allowed into South Africa …

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Almost 3 million pilgrims since start of 1437 Umrah season

Saudi Gazette | 28 Jumadal Ula 1437/09 March 2016 Some 2.859 million Umrah pilgrims arrived and departed the Kingdom through Jeddah’s King Abdul Aziz International Airport (KAIA) since the start of Umrah season in the middle of December, according to an airport official. About 1.7 million Umrah pilgrims arrived and …

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Palestinian Mufti: Our Takbirs will never go silent

Cii News | 28 Jumadal Ula 1437/09 March 2016 Amid reports that Zionist lawmakers are considering the banning of the Athaan, or the Muslim call to prayer, over loudspeakers in Palestine, the former Mufti of Jerusalem has told Cii Radio that Palestinians will fight tooth and nail to ensure that …

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Egypt: lawmakers move to ban the niqab

Mar 8, 2016  Posted By MV Media A presenter for Egypt’s “Maria”, a television station run by women in niqab. By: MICHAEL KAPLAN Source: IBT An alliance of hundreds of Egyptian lawmakers is planning to push forward a bill to ban women from covering their faces for religious reasons, Gulf News …

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