Now Noor ul Islam aspires to secure a further promotion to muezzin at the Grand Mosque in the Holy City of Makkah. “I can’t explain these feelings,” he said. “Every Muslim should try to make this bond between him and God.”
Thousands stood in silence in a Christchurch park on Friday as the names of 50 people shot dead in two mosques were read out at a national memorial service, with speakers calling for the legacy of the tragedy to be a kinder, more tolerant New Zealand.
Titled ‘The Swing’, the commissioned work by Emirati artist Azza Al Qubaisi, is inspired and born out of local culture and heritage.
As many as four defendants were charged with managing, organising, and practising gambling in a house, but they denied the charges in court, while their lawyers requested innocence due to the lack of elements of the crime.
This comes in line with the UAE’s directions to gradually return to normal life as per the highest safety standards for individuals following the successful response to the pandemic.
Judge orders psychiatric test for Christchurch shooting suspect
Christchurch District Court Judge Stephen O'Driscoll denied bail on Monday to businessman Philip Arps, 44, and an 18-year-old suspect who both were taken into custody last month.
New Zealand’s Royal Commission inquiry into deadly shooting attacks on two Christchurch mosques would report back to the government
The Muslim community was further shaken this week when a 33-year-old man, wearing a t-shirt emblazoned with the name of US President Donald Trump, shouted abuse at worshippers at the Al Noor mosque.
Extremist ideology must be defeated, Britain’s Prince William said during a visit to a New Zealand mosque on Friday where dozens were killed in a mass shooting last month after earlier meeting survivors of the massacre.