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2014-06-24 00:21:10

DUBAI, UAE, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Access all the necessary information about the holy month at the tip of your fingers with Eton Institute's Ramadan App. The Ramadan App by Eton Institute is a mobile application filled with relevant information to guide both local and expat communities through the holy month. The app contains essential information for those observing the fast, with features such as Prayer and Iftar timings, Qibla direction, a Mosque...

2014-06-22 00:20:15

CALGARY, Alberta, June 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Middle East and TIMEZ5 Global team-up to reach Muslims this Ramadan and Hajj season. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131028/648700 ) TIMEZ5 Global Inc., the creators of the world's first physiological prayer mat have designed unique offerings for Muslim consumers this Ramadan and Hajj season. As part of the company's outreach strategy it aims to develop innovative collaborations such as this...

2014-06-18 16:24:29

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today applauded a decision by the United States Patent and Trademark Office to cancel the trademark registration of the Washington "Redskins" football team because the use of the ethnic slur is "disparaging to Native Americans." SEE: U.S. Patent Office Cancels Redskins Trademark Registration, Says Name is...

2014-06-13 08:22:52

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Modesto Marini, founder and owner of Marini's on 57 today celebrated the second anniversary of his iconic bar, restaurant and lounge's Sunset Hours by launching a music album produced by the legendary Jose Padilla, making it the first ever premium dining and entertainment brand to do so in Asia, joining the ranks of other iconic brands such as Cafe Del Mar, Pacha and Hotel Costes....

2014-06-11 12:26:35

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today announced the launch of a campaign promoting interfaith unity to counter anti-Islam ads placed on Washington, D.C., area buses by a hate group led by Pamela Geller. Video: CAIR D.C. Bus Ad Promoting Interfaith Unity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GS6rtDqG1eI Muslim and Anti-Muslim Bus Ads Battle Heads to Round 3...

2014-06-10 12:27:39

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, June 11, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will hold a news conference at its Capitol Hill headquarters in Washington, D.C., to announce the launch of a campaign with an inclusive message to counter anti-Islam ads placed on area buses by a hate group led by Pamela Geller. Christian and Jewish interfaith leaders will participate in the...

2014-05-22 16:21:14

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today marked the upcoming Memorial Day holiday with the release of a video featuring American Muslim veterans expressing pride in serving their nation through military service and sacrifice. In the 44-second video, three CAIR representatives describe their service in the Army and Navy: "My name is Dawud Walid. I'm...

2014-05-21 10:49:53

The Lancet In this Review, Professor Ziad Memish, Deputy Minister of Health for Public Health in Saudi Arabia and colleagues outline the latest real-time disease surveillance system that was recently piloted to successfully monitor and assess public health risks among the 5 million pilgrims from 184 countries during the Hajj 2012 and Hajj 2013. The health-care web-based electronic surveillance system was introduced in 2012 to help officials respond more quickly and effectively to...

2014-05-20 16:24:11

BRUSSELS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 1971 War of Liberation in Bangladesh remains the template for many of the conflicts that define the late 20th century. At a time when many defenders of human rights were apprehensive that this template was fast being forgotten, the release of the Indian movie Children of War recalls the horrific massacre and genocide and once again reminds the world of the brutalities committed by the Pakistani army in collusion with the...

2014-05-15 16:25:46

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said it will offer a free copy of Islam's holy text, the Quran, to anyone who wishes to verify the inaccuracy of a new anti-Muslim bus advertisement in Washington, D.C. [NOTE: Also today, CAIR reiterated its rejection of state intervention in personal religious matters after a Sudanese court reportedly...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.