World Bulletin / News Desk
Protests spread after broadcasting of anti-Islam video insulting the Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him). The biggest protest occured in Egypt. Thousands of Muslims organized protests such as in Yemen, Palestine, Qatar, Banghladesh, Indonesia, Kashmir, Libya. There will be a protest in Turkey, on Friday night in Taksim square.
Demonstrators furious at a film they say insults the Prophet Mohammad clashed with police near the U.S. embassy in Cairo on Friday before a nationwide protest called by the Muslim Brotherhood which propelled Egypt's Islamist president to power.
Police used water cannons and fired warning shots into the air to disburse hundreds of protesters who rallied for a second day at the U.S. Embassy in Yemen’s capital against a film seen as insulting to Islam, in today protests.
BANGHLADESH AND INDONESIA
The crowds demontrate anti-Islam film in Indonesia and Banghladesh. They were almost 10 thousands people in Banghladesh. Protestors gathered in front of U.S.A. embassy. Almost 200 Indonesians showed their anger over an anti-Islam film Friday by chanting "death to Jews!" and "death to America!" in a largely peaceful protest outside the heavily guarded U.S. Embassy, reportedly.
There were a big crowd in the capital of Qatar.
PALESTINE and GAZA
Israeli authorities are deploying more forces in Jerusalem's Old City on Friday after a film about the Prophet Muhammad triggered anti-American protests across the Muslim world.
Various religious and civil rights organizations have filed friend-of-the-court briefs backing Samantha Elauf, who was denied a sales job because she wears a head scarf
Bosnian-American Indira Kaljo has successfully petitioned FIBA to allow the wearing of the hijab in domestic games, but not in international competition, yet.
Certification company boss says online videos claimed he supported terrorism
Sr Dunia Shuaib is a marriage therapist based in Dallas, Texas and marriage educator/coach, radio show host (Deen with Dunia) and lecturer. On her Facebook page, she recounts a recent experience with a non-Muslim woman while shopping at her local organic store and explains that courage despite prejudice and stereotype can overcome hatred and foster new friendships in the unlikeliest of places.
Footage of a drone that has recorded the amazing sights and sounds of the ezan, the Muslims call to prayer at the Prophets Mosque in Medina, note how it also captures the sounds of the birds.
New campaign, "Share a Quran" launched to help dispel Islamophobia as well as a guide provided to dispel misconceptions about Muslims.
The attack on Charlie Hebdo has reawakened the controversial issue of depicting Prophet Muhammad which has often angered Muslims across the world.
First phase of annual Biswa Ijtema event closes in Bangladesh.
A number of Muslim scholars have responded to the Paris attacks and have slammed the incident as un-Islamic and have said that their actions will hurt Islam and Muslims.
Muslims participating in the event came from different parts of the city to join in the procession. There was also a convoy of over 100 vehicles following those participating in the march.
President Mutharika asserted that throughout his life, Prophet Muhammad preached love and unity
The songs were all in praise of Islam's prophet whose birth was widely celebrated on Saturday across the world by hundreds of millions of Muslims.
In Uganda, the occasion was marked with Muslim songs accompanied by drums locally known as "Mataali."
The prophet's birthday special for Ethiopia's Muslims who always take pride in being the descendants of people who hundreds of years ago gave refuge to some of the companions of the Prophet Muhammad when they escaped persecution
The Mawlid is a celebrated event in the Muslim world, honouring the Prophet Muhammad which this year marks the 1444 year of his birth.
In Sarajevo the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a Quran recital was held as part of the traditional “Ode to the Prophet” event.