News: 15-Apr-10

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  1. Syed Ammar al-Hakim hold talks with Saudi King
    Head of Supreme Islamic Iraqi Council, Syed Ammar al-Hakim and his delegation on Wednesday returned to Baghdad after visit to the Saudi capital Riyadh.
  2. Dr Israr passes away
    Religious scholar and Ameer of Tanzim-e-Islami Pakistan Dr Israr Ahmed passed away after a protracted illness on Wednesday.
  3. Iraqi Officials say 9/11-style plot to hijack airlines and fly them into Imam Ali (a.s) Shirine Foiled
    BAGHDAD — Iraqi security officials say Iraqi forces have foiled an al-Qaida in Iraq plot for a 9/11-style attack to hijack airlines and fly them into Shrine of Imam Ali (a.s) in holy Najf.
  4. Top Iraqi Shia cleric warns of returning to square-1
    BAGHDAD / Ayatollah Mohammed Taqee al-Modarrisee warned that Iraq could return to square-1 through sectarian civil war.”There are attempts to restore violence,” al-Modarrisee said on Tuesday while addressing a group of his followers in his Hawza in Karbala city.
  5. Saudi Arabia issues fatwa against terrorism
    Increasingly, the moderate elements in Islam are coming to the front, arguing an anti-terror case.
  6. Islamic Masterpieces In Berlin Exhibition
    Berlin’s Martin-Gropius Building is displaying masterpieces of Islamic art, including rare copies of the Holy Qur’an.
  7. Man in court over mosque attack
    A MAN has admitted throwing petrol over a mosque during an attempted arson attack.
  8. Islamic art museum oldest in Jordan
    South Mazar, — A museum of ancient Islamic art in southern Jordan is believed to be the oldest Islamic historical landmark housing a variety of valuable items and works of art, according to its curator.
  9. North America’s first Muslim MasterCard to launch soon
    OTTAWA — A Canadian Islamic financial institution is launching Canada’s first “halal-approved” credit card this month and will also offer it to US Muslims by year end, its president told on Tuesday.
  10. Muslim woman says McDonald’s denied her a job because of her religion
    DETROIT – A Muslim woman from Troy, Mich., filed a bias complaint Tuesday against McDonald’s, saying she was denied a job at a restaurant in Rochester Hills, Mich., because of her religion and ethnicity.

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