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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from Islam, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 392 stories have been published about Islam which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

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Asia

Use of loudspeakers in mosques not a fundamental right, says Allahabad HC

57% Left coverage: 7 sources
The Allahabad high court ruled that delivering the azaan on loudspeakers is not a fundamental right. The court made this remark while dismissing a petition filed by one Irfan of Budaun. Irfan had sought permission to play azaans using loudspeakers in Noori Masjid.See the Story
Middle East · Mecca

'Unbelievable feeling': Overseas Haj pilgrims rejoice after two-year COVID-19 absence

42% Center coverage: 7 sources
Hundreds of thousands of Muslims are arriving in Mecca this week for the annual Haj pilgrimage. Adam Mohammed, a 53-year-old electrical engineer from the UK, decided last year to travel on foot to Saudi Arabia. The journey of more than 7,000km took him through nine countries before he crossed over from Jordan into the northwestern Saudi town of Tabuk.See the Story
United Nations · Addis Ababa

UN decries 'shocking' Christian-Muslim clashes in Ethiopia

50% Right coverage: 8 sources
UN human rights chief voices alarm at recent deadly clashes between Muslims and Orthodox Christians in Ethiopia. Michelle Bachelet says she is "deeply distressed" by the violence that erupted late last month in northern Ethiopia. At least 30 people reportedly killed and more than 100 others injured in the clashes.See the Story
Religion · Vancouver

Local Muslims gather to celebrate Eid

67% Left coverage: 9 sources
Eid-el-Fitr marked the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan, and the Nigerian government had declared Monday and Tuesday public holidays to commemorate the Muslim festival. Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa, Odion Ighalo and Shehu Abdullahi joined Muslims around the world to mark the festival with friends and families.See the Story
Middle East

Mecca businesses see hajj boom ending pandemic slump

50% Center coverage: 4 sources
One million people, including 850,000 from abroad, will be allowed at this year's hajj. Two years of drastic restrictions on the number of pilgrims who could perform the hajj emptied shops and hotels. Business owners are hoping for a quick recovery as hundreds of thousands of worshippers flock to the region.See the Story
Middle East

The hajj, one of the five pillars of Islam

34% Center coverage: 3 sources
One million vaccinated Muslims from around the world allowed to take part this year. The hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam, the other four are: profession of the faith, daily prayers, alms-giving and fasting during Ramadan. All Muslims are expected to complete the hajj to Mecca at least once in their lives if they have the means to do so.See the Story
Asia · New Delhi

VHP slams SC for ignoring radical Islam's 'terror reign'

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
India News: NEW DELHI: Taking strong exception to a Supreme Court bench of Justices Surya Kant and JB Pardiwala denying BJP's Nupur Sharma protection from multipl.See the Story
Islam · Severodonetsk

Defending Islam? Kadyrovtsy destroyed mosque in Severodonetsk (photo)

Rashista shelled mosque, knowing that civilians were hiding thereSee the Story

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