Indonesia is set to make halal labeling mandatory for consumer products and services this year with the government assuming greater control of the certifying process from the Muslim-majority nation’s Islamic cleric council.
Under the sponsorship of the office of the Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Sadiq al-Husseini al-Shirazi, may Allah prolong his life, in the city of Lucknow in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India witnessed the commemoration of Fatimiya days.
The killing of a six-year-old boy in broad daylight in Saudi Arabia has generated a wave of shock and revulsion and drawn attention to the brutal nature of Wahhabi school of thought which governs the kingdom.
Holy shrines in Iraq, Syria, and Iran in addition to mosques, Husseiniyahs, and Islamic Centers in Islamic and non-Islamic countries are marking the martyrdom anniversary of Lady Fatima al-Zehra, peace be upon her.
A non-governmental rights group says Bahraini officials have revoked the citizenship of hundreds of people after convicting them of alleged terror charges as the Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its crackdown on political dissent in the Gulf kingdom.