Mohamed Salah: Liverpool & Egypt forward ‘breaking down barriers’ on Islam

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah is helping to tackle Islamophobia in the city, the region’s mayor says. The Reds forward scored 44 goals in his debut season on Merseyside and helped his side to the Champions League final. And Steve Rotheram, mayor of Liverpool City Region, says the 26-year-old Egyptian’s impact as a high-profile Muslim hasRead More

Islam is ‘part of Germany,’ says German president

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said he believes there is a place for Islam in Germany, Der Spiegel reported Tuesday. His statement came in response to comments made by Interior Minister Horst Seehofer last week. The leader of the Bavarian Christian Social Union (CSU) claimed in an interview Islam “doesn’t belong to Germany” and unveiled plans to tighten the country’sRead More

Saudi cleric al-Ghamdi: Abaya is not mandatory as per Islam’s teachings

Sheikh Ahmed al-Ghamdi, former head of the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice in Mecca, said that the statement of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman regarding the “abaya” not being obligatory (all black cloak or dress), is consistent with the teachings of Islam. Source [Al Arabiya]