World Bulletin / News Desk
The number of the Turkish pilgrims arrived Saudi Arabia has reached 314,464 as the pilgrimage season begins.
Saudi Arabia Health Ministry assigned 20,000 employees to serve the pilgrims in Mecca and Medina.
The Ministry of Pilgrimage authorities said on Tuesday that 30,000 pilgrims came only via Medina airport on Monday and 101,897 pilgrims came to Mecca after visiting Prophet Mohammed's holy tomb in Medina.
Meanwhile, Health Minister Abdullah Al Rabia, said that health officials were present to serve the pilgrims free of charge 7/24 in Medina and Jeddah airports, in Mecca and around Kaaba and added that pilgrims were quite healthy compared to previous years.
He said that they were scanning the pilgrims for coronavirus but there had not been an alarming situation regarding the epidemics, adding that they take care of all incidences, especially yellow fever, meningitis, seasonal flu, polio and botulism.
It was announced that a fully-equipped hospital with 263 beds was prepared in Arafat and 8 fully equipped-hospitals would provide service in Mecca.
Crimean Tatars oppose joining with Russia, as they fear a repeat of the events of 1944 when Soviet dictator Josef Stalin ethnically cleansed them from their homeland.
American bloggers Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer, who like Geert Wilders were also banned from entering the UK after being invited to speak to English Defence League members, will also be on the panel.
Legoland Winsor was due to host a private party for Muslim children on Sunday.
Maksat Hajji Toktomushev has been elected as the new grand mufti of Kyrgyzstan.
Chris Johannides, who is of Greek Cypriot origin, was banned by the Conservative Party after he compared Muslim womens' burkas to black dustbin liners.
Quebec survey says a draft law to ban state employees from wearing religious symbols is targeting women who wear a headscarf.
The council had described the killing of endangered animals as "unethical, immoral and sinful", council official Asrorun Ni'am Sholeh.
The opening of the museum was attended by many notables including Yusuf Islam, formerly known as the musician Cat Stevens. “It is a fantastic project and it is going to grow… it is just going to grow”, Yusuf Islam was quoted by SBS.
A former anti-Islamist politician, Arnoud van Doorn, has started a new Islamic party in Holland after accepting Islam.
'It is the strong view of many of those involved in counter-terrorism that there should be a clearer legal position, so that those children who are being turned into potential killers or suicide bombers can be removed into care – for their own safety and for the safety of the public,' Boris Johnson said.
The mosque in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, is due to be open by 2015.
As well as Muslim women, Sikh men, who are also required to cover their hair, will also benefit from the new rule change.
The new scheme, which is currently being tested at the holy mosque in Mecca, may soon make its way to the Prophet's Mosque in Medina, Islam's second holiest site.
In the video, which is set in Ancient Egypt with the singer posing as Cleopatra, she was seen zapping a man wearing pendant with the name of Allah on it to dust.
Legoland cancels day for Muslim families after threats from far-right extremists.
"[Al-Azhar] will not, under any circumstances, accept the Zionist occupation's control over Al-Aqsa," Ahmed al-Tayeb said in a statement.