The City of Ottawa is exempting mosques from local noise bylaws during Ramadan to allow them to play a five-minute call to prayer at sundown, as the pandemic prevents people from gathering and hearing it inside…more cbc
At least 40 people have been killed after a bomb exploded in the northwestern Syrian town of Afrin.According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights activist group, the blast happened when an “explosive device inside a fuel truck exploded in a market”…MORE: ME
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VIDEO FROM FRIENDS: THE AMAZING LOVE TO THE LIBYAN MUSLIM DOCTOR:
Sadeq Elhowsh, 58, who worked for St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, died at Whiston Hospital on BBC: Monday evening. The surgeon from St Helens, who had tested positive for Covid-19, spent more than 17 years working for the trust. His family said he was a “wonderful husband” and “dearly loved”.
Speaking to the Local Democracy Reporting Service, they added that they “cannot put into words the depth of our loss.”…MORE BBC
When I attend services of other faiths, I try to participate as much as my knowledge and my own faith commitments allow. I do not speak the language of Islamic prayer (Arabic) but I was generally familiar with what is…
Other faith groups are also emphasizing helping others. The Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts in West Springfield is delivering groceries, toilet paper and hand sanitizer, donated by their members, to the elderly and the disabled even if they’re nor Muslim.