Tag: muslims

Austria’s Muslims wary of backlash after attack

Vienna attack hero Osama Abu El Hosna has been hailed for his courageVienna attack hero Osama Abu El Hosna has been hailed for his courage JOE KLAMAR. When Osama Abu El Hosna found himself under a hail of bullets during the shooting rampage in Vienna, he heroically risked his life to save a policeman at the scene.But while Hosna has been lauded for his courage, other Muslims say they are now scared to walk the streets of the city they call home as they fear a backlash against their community. Monday’s attack was carried out by an Islamic State supporter who had been convicted and imprisoned for trying to join the IS group in Syria…more:france24

French philosopher criticizes Macron: Muslims have morals and a sense of honor

In a television episode broadcast last Friday, and in a heated debate between two French thinkers known for their controversial positions, French philosopher Michel Onfray praised Muslims for the famous French program “Face à l’Info” on CNews, in his debate with journalist and writer Eric Zamour about the recent events in the country.

Onfray – known as an atheist – considered that Islam offers a system liberated from materialism, saying that “Muslims teach us a lesson in anti-materialism,” and added, …more:tellerreport

Message of Eid

 As-Salaamu Alaikum dear  and  beloved community, The Holy day of Al-Odha is here and with its sacredness, we remember the infinite bounties of Allah upon us and His guidance. We remember the sacredness of our pact with Allah we gave…

Holy Weeks in the Shadow of Death

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…

Ethiopian Muslims protest after several mosques burned

4 MSeveral thousand Muslims across Ethiopia in recent days have protested against the burning of four mosques in the Amhara region. The attacks last Friday in Motta town, more than 350km (217 miles) north of the capital Addis Ababa, also targeted Muslim-owned businesses. Muslims have called for the perpetrators to be brought to justice…Amhara regional officials said they have arrested 15 suspects in connection with the attacks. Police commander Jemal Mekonnen told state media the attacks appeared to be triggered by news of a fire that broke out in an Orthodox church a few days earlier…more: ALJAZEERA