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Number of foreigners granted German citizenship reaches a record high in 2023, report says

Number of foreigners granted German citizenship reaches a record high in 2023, report says

According to a Reuters report released on Tuesday, figures from the German Federal Statistical Office indicate that the number of foreigners gaining German citizenship hit a record high in 2023. A total of 200,100 individuals from 157 different nationalities were…
Kazakhstan reprints first translation of Holy Quran in old Turkish

Kazakhstan reprints first translation of Holy Quran in old Turkish

The city of Turkestan in Kazakhstan has witnessed the reprinting of the first translation of the Holy Quran into old Turkish. This translation is the only complete one in Turkish and is preserved in the Museum of Turkish and Islamic…
Wildfire forces evacuation of over 3,000 Canadians in British Columbia

Wildfire forces evacuation of over 3,000 Canadians in British Columbia

Over 3,000 individuals residing in Fort Nelson, located in the western Canadian province of British Columbia, were forced to evacuate their residences due to a wildfire, news outlets reported on Sunday. Mayor of Canada’s Northern Rockies Regional Municipality told reporters that the wildfire was…
UNESCO classifies Morocco as first country in Holy Quran Memorization

UNESCO classifies Morocco as first country in Holy Quran Memorization

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has classified the Kingdom of Morocco as one of the leading countries globally in Quran memorization, reflecting the strong commitment of the Moroccan people to the teachings of Islam and the…
Massive floods in Brazil leave at least 75 people dead, dozens missing

Massive floods in Brazil leave at least 75 people dead, dozens missing

Massive floods in Brazil’s southern Rio Grande do Sul state have killed at least 75 people over the last seven days, and another 103 were reported missing, local authorities have said. Damage from the rains also forced more than 88,000 people…
Malaysia to hold largest interfaith conference to promote harmony, coexistence

Malaysia to hold largest interfaith conference to promote harmony, coexistence

The Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, will host the largest international conference for religious leaders in Asia on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, under the theme “Promoting Harmony Among Followers of Religions”. The conference is under the patronage and participation of the…
Prominent Shia figure visits International Patriarchate in Turkey to enhance dialogue

Prominent Shia figure visits International Patriarchate in Turkey to enhance dialogue

The online newspaper “Orthodox Times” reported that Hujjat-ul-Islam wa-al-Muslimeen Sayyid Jawad al-Shahrastani visited the International Patriarchate with a large delegation of religious figures on the first of May. The report stated that during the visit, a meeting was held between…
Rebuilding destroyed Gaza homes may take 80 years, U.N. says

Rebuilding destroyed Gaza homes may take 80 years, U.N. says

According to a U.N. report released on Thursday, rebuilding homes in the Gaza Strip could drag into the next century if the pace follows the trend of previous conflicts. Nearly seven months of Israeli bombardment have caused billions of dollars in damage, leaving many…
Thousands evacuated following re-eruption of Indonesia’s Ruang volcano

Thousands evacuated following re-eruption of Indonesia’s Ruang volcano

The Ruang volcano in Indonesia erupted again on Tuesday, prompting authorities to raise the alert status to its highest level, evacuating more than 12,000 people living on a nearby island. The eruption follows a series of eruptions earlier this month that forced…
Malaysia: Dozens of KFC restaurants close following months-long economic boycott over Gaza

Malaysia: Dozens of KFC restaurants close following months-long economic boycott over Gaza

Dozens of Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) restaurants have closed in Malaysia following a months-long economic boycott over the American fast-food chain’s perceived links to Israel, The New Arab said in its report released yesterday. According to Reuters, the KFC branches operating in…
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