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Man faces prison for attacking Saudi woman in US

Source : Arab news / 11 Aug 2014

A US court has charged a young American with inciting hatred and racism after he attacked a Saudi Ph.D. student on a street in Michigan, electronic newspaper reported.
Jonathan Patrick Deuel, 29, and two others reportedly tried to pull off the woman’s face veil and abaya as she walked down the street with her five-year-old daughter.


Baroness Warsi resigns over Gaza conflict

Source : BBC / 05 Aug 2014

The senior Foreign Office minister Baroness Warsi has resigned over David Cameron's stance on the Gaza conflict.

Announcing her resignation this morning, the former Chair of the Conservative Party said that she had written to the Prime Minister "and tendered [her] resignation".


Saudi Arabia bans taking photos of praying women

Source : Arab News / 18 Jul 2014

The Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Call and Guidance has warned that it would penalize those found photographing or video recording women performing Taraweeh prayers inside mosques.


Book group brings Muslim and UU women together

Source : UU World / 16 Jul 2014

Once a month for the past two years women from the Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring, Md., and women from a local mosque have been getting together for dinner and to talk about books.


French mayor banned Muslim hijab on beach

Source : France 24 / 15 Jul 2014

After two mothers wearing Muslim hijabs, or headscarves, were refused access to a beach in the French municipality of Wissous, its regional government of Essone on Saturday legally challenged Wissous’ ban on the wearing of religious symbols.


Egypt to ban violence against women: PM

Source : Siasat / 08 Jul 2014

Egyptian Prime Minister yesterday vowed to ban all kinds of violence against women with the help of a new and tougher law enforced in the country.

Ibrahim Mahlab said his government will strongly confront any attempt of violence against women with the help of law, during a conference of launching "national strategy plan against violence" held here.


‘Coloured abayas’ campaign launched in Sri Lanka

Source : Dawn / 08 Jul 2014

A leading Muslim organisation in Sri Lanka is conducting a campaign to persuade Muslim women to give up black abaya and instead wear coloured ones to make the Islamic sartorial custom more acceptable to the Sinhalese majority in the country.


300 female supervisors to work at Makkah Grand Mosque

Source : Saudi Gazette / 07 Jul 2014

The women’s section of Saudi Arabia's Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, known as the religious police, has prepared 300 women to supervise female gatherings in the Grand Mosque.


A Day in the Life of a Muslim Woman

Source : Islam Web / 05 Jun 2014

Normal and everyday activities become acts of worship if they are done for the sake of pleasing Allaah. The regular and consistent deeds are the best among these deeds. `Aa`ishah (may Allah be pleased with her) said that Allaah’s Messenger (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: "The deeds most loved by Allaah are those done regularly, even if they are small.” [Al-Bukhaari and Muslim] This means that we do not need to do anything spectacular in our day to obtain rewards from Allaah, but we should establish some type of routine that incorporates not only the prayer but also reciting the Quran, Du’aa` (supplication), Thikr (mention of Allaah), and other good deeds. This will increase the serenity, patience, and enthusiasm of the believer.


23 guardians sued for refusing their consent to marriage

Source : Arab News / 04 Jul 2014

Twenty-three Saudi women sued their guardians last year for refusing to let them get married, a source at the National Society for Human Rights (NSHR) was quoted by the local media as saying.


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