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Oct20

Locals affected with collapse of Turkey-Syria cease-fire

By: Heather Murdock Source: VOA News QAMSESHLI, SYRIA – A smattering of celebratory bullets lit up the sky like fireworks in towns in northeastern Syria on Thursday night, but by Friday afternoon the mood was more somber. The terms of the five-day cease-fire were becoming more clear. The Turkish pause in hostilities was contingent upon Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces moving farther back from the border, which SDF forces have said they will not do. On Friday evening, the SDF released a statement declaring the cease-fire had failed. “Attacks with artillery fire, tanks, heavy weapons and airstrikes continued nonstop,” reads the statement. “As legitimate...

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Oct01

Human Appeal Australia and partners raise funds for Bankstown Lidcombe Hospital Birthing Unit

Sydney Muslim Cyclists Charity ride By: Alsu Kurlow Source: MuslimVillage On Sunday the 29th of September 2019, Human Appeal Australia & Sydney Muslim Cyclists held a community event including a charity ride followed by a free sausage sizzle at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital. The event aimed at raising funds for the Birthing unit at the hospital as a part of a designated campaign organised by Human Appeal Australia to raise the required funds. The charity ride started at 6.00 am from the Hospital with approximately 80 cyclists joined by Mr Jihad Dib, MP; Clr. Bilal El-Hayek, Deputy Mayor of the City of Canterbury Bankstown. The event was attended by the hospital’s management and...

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Aug31

The Islamic new year: a time for growth and improvement

By: Sheikh Haisam Farache Source: MuslimVillage.com Milestones are markers fundamental to the human psyche.  As we near the end of the calendar year, outside of the controversies surrounding the months of Ramadan and Zul Hijah, have we given any thought to the other months of the Hijri (Islamic) calendar?  In fact, could we even say that we know the Islamic months and could we recall them in order? It is especially imperative for Muslims living outside of Muslim majority nations to maintain a connection to Allah through the specific Prophetic acts of worship encouraged during each particular month and to understand the significance of the Islamic months as they relate to the life of a...

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