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Al Quds Day 2011 Worldwide Solidarity with Palestine – in pictures

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The late Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini declared the last Friday of the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan as “al-Quds Day,” a day of protest to show the importance of Jerusalem to Muslims. Jerusalem is the third holiest site in Islam after the Saudi Arabian cities of Mecca and Medina  in pictures

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August 29, 2011 at 11:43 am

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No Jihadi groups : Defence Secretary

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M.Rizni Mohamed: Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa denied that the Muslim extreme elements are behind the Cresee Yaka incidents.

The Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa denied the  media falsifying  when representatives of the All Ceylon Jamiyathul Ullama (ACJU) and Muslim Council met Secretary Defence Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa  recently to discuses the unrest due to  the Grease Yakka  incidents in Muslim areas . It is noted that   Some media publicize  that there are Jihad groups, Islamic terrorist groups are operating in our country they are behind the Grease Yakka incidents. Read the rest of this entry »

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August 29, 2011 at 7:42 am

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Puttalam unrest creates new challenges for All Ceylon Jamiyathul Ullama (ACJU)

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Omar Mohammed
Lankamuslim.com: The murder of the Puttalam police officer W.Navaratne Bandara by some unruly thugs was a much awaited opportunity for some racist individuals, contemptible media and petty politicians who used this opportunity and fanned the fires of racism.

The mainstream media showed off their un-professionalism by falsifying the actual incident and deliberately omitting key incidents. They misled the public to believe the actual culprits were the Muslim community not only in Puttalam but also in other areas such as Valachanai Irakkamam, Sammanthurai Pottuvil, Kinniya, Muthur and Kattankudy , Kalmunai. Read the rest of this entry »

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August 27, 2011 at 12:25 am

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FJP Leader Questions Validity of Peace Treaty With Israel Following Attacks,Demands Review

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Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) Chairman, Dr. Mohamed Morsy, met with SCAF and government officials Thursday, in a closed meeting to discuss Egypt’s response to the Israeli border attack last week.

During the meeting, Morsy called for the immediate investigation of the unprovoked Israeli attack, which left three Egyptian policemen and officers dead and five more injured. He also demanded an official apology from the Israelis and a speedy transparent investigation. Read the rest of this entry »

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August 26, 2011 at 11:06 pm

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Thugs kill Police officer and cause civil unrest in Puttalam

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Omar Mohammed
Lankamuslim.com: Grease Yakka has been wide publicized, creating fear and panic amongst all. Rumors have been circulating that the police are also part of this, when residents of Manal Gunru, Puttalam chased an identified man who was lingering in the vicinity. The police on duty had to fire into the air to save this man. Residents claim the police fired in the air and then at the public, this incident led to the injury of five people including a 13 year old child. .

Thugs taking matters into their own hands under the perception of protecting the community against the police and the Grease Yakka attacked two police officers around 8.00 pm on Sunday at the Puttalam town Read the rest of this entry »

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August 24, 2011 at 12:50 am

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Muslim Council Heads meet Secretary Defence

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Representatives of the All Ceylon Jamiyathul Ullama (ACJU) and Mosque federations in Ampara, Batticalao, Trincomalee, Kurunagala, Kandy and Puttlam Districts met Secretary Defence Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa today (Aug 23).

Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa while briefing the gathering on the current development projects undertaken in the respective districts also informed the representatives to be aware of certain subliminal attempts aimed at disrupting normalcy. Read the rest of this entry »

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August 23, 2011 at 10:00 pm

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Muslims at Crossroads

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Omar Mohammed
Lankamuslim.com:The Muslim community in Sri Lanka has reached cross roads. The road they choose will define their fate. Will they lead the business community of Sri Lanka or will they fade off to be history.

We cannot blame others for our failures and for our declining knowledge of today’s business world or for the government for closing down the loop holes in the system. The Muslims have always stuck to the traditional business style, not adapting to the changes in the way business is done. Read the rest of this entry »

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August 21, 2011 at 11:12 am

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