Community Support from NAIDOC

Community Support

National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee Week The only way for the week of celebration and events can continue is through the NAIDOC Week Resources. These resources provide support for any community that wants to welcome the celebrations to their own town or city, and there are many resources available from school curriculum to … Read more

Is it really ‘shirk’ to wish someone a Merry Christmas?

Is it really ‘shirk’ to wish someone a Merry Christmas?

As Christmas is nearing, I am starting to see the occasional anti-Christmas messages on the internet that say that greeting on the occasion of Christmas is haram (forbidden) according to scholarly consensus. Some are claiming that saying “Merry Christmas” is tantamount to committing “shirk” or associating partners with Allah. Of the many clerics that push this view, … Read more

Top 10 Largest Mosques In The World

top 10 largest mosque in the world

The place of worship for Muslims is a mosque, which is derived from the Arabic word ‘Masjid.’ Over the centuries, the architecture and beauty of mosques have changed so have the sizes due to an increase in the number of worshipers every year. These mosques are built to keep the faith in Allah intact with … Read more

US President orders to target ISIS Khorasan assets and leadership

US President orders to target ISIS Khorasan assets and leadership

US President Joe Biden has ordered US military commanders to attack ISIS Khorasan’s assets, facilities, and leadership. It is believed that 72 Afghan civilians, including 28 Taliban, were killed after two bomb blasts and shootings outside Kabul airport, while 13 American soldiers were also killed in the attack. The Islamic State-affiliated ISIS in Khorasan claimed … Read more

US civil rights leader Reverend Jesse Jackson and wife Jacqueline hospitalised with COVID

Reverend Jesse Jackson is vaccinated and is an active advocate for COVID-19 vaccines

The Reverend Jesse Jackson, a famed civil rights leader and two-time presidential candidate, and his wife, Jacqueline, were hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19. Reverend Jackson, 79, is vaccinated against the virus and received his first dose in January during a publicised event as he urged others to receive the inoculation as soon as possible. He and … Read more

British military says seven Afghans killed in chaos at Kabul airport

British military says seven Afghans killed in chaos at Kabul airport

A panicked crush of people trying to enter Kabul’s international airport killed seven Afghan civilians in the crowds, the British military said, showing the danger still posed to those trying to flee the Taliban’s takeover of the country. The British Defence Ministry said in a statement on Sunday that, “conditions on the ground remain extremely … Read more

Taliban Enters Kabul, Awaits ‘Peaceful Transfer’ of Power

Taliban Enters Kabul, Awaits 'Peaceful Transfer' of Power

Taliban fighters have entered the Afghan capital, Kabul, and after promising not to seize it by force, say they are waiting for a peaceful transfer of power. According to foreign news agencies, an official said that the Taliban were entering from all sides, but did not provide further details. The militants have vowed not to … Read more