Cultural and Social
- The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has named its ‘Ones to Watch’ athletes for Rio Paralympics with Iran’s female archer Zahra Nemati appearing in the archery section.
- Iranian researchers managed to build a honey adulteration detection kit to enable consumers to recognize the fake honey from the pure one with the lowest cost.
- Consumption of hot red chili peppers is associated with a 13 percent reduction in total mortality, a large prospective study has found.
- To create more strength, material scientists always knot atoms in a tightly complex structure. More tight atomic knots means more physically strength material. Now, scientists are able to create the...
- A Romanian economist who had been poised to become the country's first female and Muslim prime minister was offered a job as deputy premier Tuesday after the country's president declined to nominate...
- Bahrain’s Attorney General extended for 15 more days the detention of prominent human rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab, who was expected to be released pending trial.
- All public servants in Austria, including school teachers, must be banned from wearing Hijab (Islamic headscarves) at work, according to legislation being drafted by Sebastian Kurz, the Minister for...
- Work on Oman’s first solar-powered mosque is nearing completion, said the engineer behind the unique initiative.
- A European court ruled that Muslim girls must take part in mixed school swimming classes after rejecting a case by a Turkish-Swiss couple who had requested that their daughters be exempted from such...
- An emerging Catholic dialogue with Muslims aims to show public support for Islamic American communities.
- A course on principles of Tajweed recitation of the Holy Quran is underway in Turkey’s southeastern Diyarbakir province.
- Muslim job-seekers in Britain are disadvantaged, the British government has acknowledged after Muslims were found to be facing significant pay gaps compared with those who identify as Christian.