World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish Red Crescent is willing to help Rohingya Muslims who are staying in camps alongside Bangladesh border with Myanmar after fleeing violence against them in Arakan region in the west of Myanmar.
Speaking to AA correspondent on Friday, Chairman of the Turkish Red Crescent Ahmet Lutfi Akar called on international community to take immediate action on Rohingya Muslims issue.
Noting that the Turkish Red Crescent was nowadays having busy schedule to help Rohingya Muslims, Akar said that they made a contact with Myanmar government to be able to help the Muslims in the country.
"We want to go to Myanmar to assist Muslims who are living there. We made a contact with the Myanmar government and their Red Cross. Now we are waiting for a response. If we convince them, we will conduct several operations there, hoping to attract international community's attention to the issue," said Akar.
Akar also stated that they were willing to build new camps and mobile kitchen in Bangladesh.
Muslim individuals and companies in the UK are having their HSBC accounts closed for no reason.
Buddhist Nationalist circles called for a boycott of Ooredoo amid a wave of anti-Muslim hate speech.
Cham Muslim minority believed to have come to Cambodia from ancient kingdom of Champa in what is now Vietnam centuries ago.
Muslims currently account for between 5 and 12 percent of the country's total population of roughly 14.2 million.
Celebratory gunfire heard across Mindanao island following sighting of crescent marking end of Ramadan month of fasting
Muslims performed prayers at open grounds and parks that were filled with worshippers donning white attire.
President of the Addis Ababa Islamic Affairs Supreme Council called on the faithful to pursue peace in the country, blaming "foreign elements" and "non-Muslims" for recent clashes between Muslim protesters and police in the Ethiopian capital.
An ongoing Israeli offensive on the blockaded Gaza Strip also dominated the Muslim prayer
Addressing worshippers at the Al Zarah playground in Juba, Sheikh Juma Said Ali, the chairperson of Central Equatoria Muslim Council, called for peace and stability in South Sudan.
In the main sermon at Cairo's Al-Azhar mosque, the preacher called for supporting the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip
Saleh and incumbent President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi performed the prayer at the Al-Saleh mosque in the capital Sanaa.
Commodity price hikes in Juba have been exacerbated by the looming Muslim Eid holiday, local traders and shoppers say
Five countries – Oman, Morocco, Gabon, Tanzania and Azerbaijan - have so far announced that Eid al-Fitr will start on Tuesday
The feast is due to start on Monday in Gaza as well as in some other Islamic countries
Monday has been declared a national holiday by the Interior Ministry
The confusion was set earlier Saturday when JNI spokesman Khalid Abubakar said in a statement that Sunday could mark the start of Eid al-Fitr if the new moon was sighted.