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22 May, 2018, 14:12 BST The Holy Land Tour with Pastor Chris: A Major Success for the Christ Embassy Church

Christ Embassy's Man of God, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, has concluded the 2018 Holy Land Tour. The church planned out the trip meticulously for the...


01 May, 2018, 12:57 BST Global Innovative Zakat Platform Unveiled by UNHCR and Tabah Foundation, Allowing 100% of Zakat Funds to Reach Neediest Refugee Families

UNHCR's Zakat initiative is fully Sharia compliant and is backed by five fatwas from leading Muslim scholars and institutions Initiative helps...


30 Apr, 2018, 06:54 BST Mr. Ronald S. Lauder Addresses Jerusalem Post Conference, Urges Israel Not To Leave Behind Next Generation

7th Annual Jerusalem Post Conference Brings Together Leaders of Israeli and American Politics, Business, and Media Mr. Ronald S. Lauder on...


30 Apr, 2018, 05:41 BST Mr. Ronald S. Lauder Addresses Jerusalem Post Conference, Urges Israel Not To Leave Behind Next Generation

7th Annual Jerusalem Post Conference Brings Together Leaders of Israeli and American Politics, Business, and Media Mr. Ronald S. Lauder on...


18 Apr, 2018, 17:46 BST Rev. Dr. Chris Oyakhilome to Host the International School of Ministry Ministers' Network Conference from April 30 to May 2

International School of Ministry Ministers' Network Conference with Rev. Dr. Chris Oyakhilome, head of Christ Embassy, which is widely considered...


26 Mar, 2018, 16:34 BST Pastor Chris of Christ Embassy Invites Young Believers to the International Easter Youth Camp in South Africa

Nigerian Christian leader Pastor Chris Oyakhilome will lead the International Easter Youth Camp in Johannesburg, South Africa. Set to take place...


16 Mar, 2018, 18:28 GMT Al Baqee Organization (NGO) calls out KSA on religious persecution claims

On March 16, the Al Baqee Organization will officially register a Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the United Nations, under the auspices of the...


28 Feb, 2018, 14:00 GMT Prophet RAEL in support of President Ramaphosa's policy of land redistribution in South Africa

Rael, spiritual leader of the International Raelian Movement (IRM), has expressed his full support to the President of the Republic of South...


27 Feb, 2018, 13:22 GMT KAICIID Awarded Africa Peace Prize 2018

The International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID) has received the prestigious Africa Peace Award 2018 for its work promoting interreligious and...


26 Feb, 2018, 16:26 GMT "As We Built Our Civilisations Together, We Must Build Our Future Together": Muslim, Christian Religious Leaders Launch First Interreligious Cooperation and Dialogue Platform in the Arab World from Vienna

Twenty-three of the highest religious authorities from Muslim and Christian institutions across the Arab region today committed to work together...


19 Feb, 2018, 06:00 GMT Adyan Foundation in Lebanon to Get 35th Niwano Peace Prize

The Niwano Peace Foundation will award the 35th Niwano Peace Prize to the Adyan Foundation in Lebanon in recognition of its continued service to...


15 Feb, 2018, 18:28 GMT House of MEA: Muslim Fashion Hits London Fashion Week for the First Time

Fashion Scout, Freemason's Hall, 60 Queens Street, WC2B 5AZ 16th February 2018, 7.30pm TECHNIQUE | HERITAGE | CONTEMPORARY | DIVERSITY |...


14 Feb, 2018, 13:28 GMT Al Rayan Bank (UK) Issues Largest Ever Sterling Sukuk for £250m

Al Rayan Bank, the UK's largest Islamic bank* and one of the fastest growing banks in the country**, has become the first bank in the world to...


09 Feb, 2018, 14:00 GMT Rael in support of Iceland's circumcision ban

Rael, founder and spiritual leader of the International Raelian Movement, has welcomed the recent announcement made by Iceland MPs to outlaw...


06 Feb, 2018, 12:55 GMT What People Don't Know About the Beatles and the Guru They Visited in India 50 Years Ago.

Maharishi & Me: Seeking Enlightenment with the Beatles' Guru to be released in February: www.susanshumsky.com, www.drsusan.org Feb. to Apr.:...


30 Jan, 2018, 19:51 GMT IPT Investigation Finds Anti-Semites and Hamas supporters in Google/YouTube Imams Symposium: Wiesenthal Center Dean Calls for its Cancellation

A symposium sponsored by Google and YouTube scheduled for Wednesday in London features a roster of known Islamist militants, anti-Semites, Israel...


26 Jan, 2018, 05:00 GMT Buddhist Leader Ikeda Urges Human Rights Focus as Key to Resolution of Global Issues and Nuclear Weapons Abolition

On January 26, 2018, Buddhist philosopher Daisaku Ikeda, President of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI), issued his annual peace proposal, titled...


22 Jan, 2018, 17:39 GMT The Orthodox Times: Religious Buildings in Kazakhstan to be Labeled 16+

The Orthodox Times has published an article by Jelena Rakocevic on the current situation in the religious sphere in the Republic of Kazakhstan....


19 Jan, 2018, 15:31 GMT Indonesian Halal Scientist wins King Faisal Prize for Service to Islam

Indonesian research scientist Irwandi Jaswir has been named the winner of this year's King Faisal Prize for Service to Islam in recognition of...


16 Jan, 2018, 16:44 GMT World Religion News Publishes an Article Commenting on Why the Ecumenical Patriarch Ignores the Problem of Jerusalem

World Religion News has published an article by Claude Moniquet, Co-Founder of the European Strategic Intelligence and Security Center,...


09 Jan, 2018, 11:00 GMT Seyran Ates: "Iranian Mullahs and Government are the Real Terrorists"

- European Citizens' Initiative STOP EXTREMISM already has 300,000 signatures The Berlin lawyer and Islamic women's rights activist...


22 Dec, 2017, 11:49 GMT World Religion News: Does Turkey Oppress Religious Minorities?

Grégory Mathieu of World Religion News in his new article brings up the subject of the relationship between the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate in...


20 Dec, 2017, 19:06 GMT Unity and Dialogue will Steer Kurdistan Towards a Better Future

Bafel Talabani, son of Jalal Talabani and an advisor to the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, today called for the civil unrest seen in the region to...


20 Dec, 2017, 18:28 GMT Prominent Israeli philanthropist Morris Kahn contributes $1 million to the Genesis Prize-Natalie Portman initiative to empower women

Funds available for programs focusing on women's equality now total $2m The Genesis Prize Foundation announced today that Israeli...


13 Dec, 2017, 12:58 GMT Friends of Zion Museum Awards President Trump in White House Ceremony

President Donald Trump received the Friends of Zion Award from Dr. Mike Evans founder of the Friends of Zion Museum in Jerusalem. The event...