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This issue came to the fore after the Islamic University of Sunan Kalijaga in Yogyakarta issued a letter on Feb. 20 revealing its plan to make students who wear the headscarf and face veil attend a counseling program to prevent radicalism on campus, as extremism grows in the country. According to Yudian ...
The State Islamic University in Yogyakarta city, on Java island, said it had 41 students using the full veil, or burqa, who would be offered counselling sessions and ultimately be asked to take off the veil if they wanted to graduate. The Islamic Defenders Front, a conservative group that campaigns against ...

Islamic universities are not quite many in Nigeria but there are two or three schools built on Islamic faith that stand out. Al-Hikmah University in Kwara state, Crescent University in Ogun and Al-Qalam University in Katsina are three prominent Islamic tertiary institutions in Nigeria. These schools like their ...
An Indonesian state Islamic university faced criticism this week after it barred female students from wearing full-face veils. University officials say the veils were banned because of fears over the spread of extremist ideology at the school. Many Muslim groups and activists object to the ban. They say the ...
JAKARTA • An Indonesian state Islamic university faced criticism from Muslim groups and activists yesterday after it banned female students from wearing full-face veils, citing fears over the spread of radical ideology on the campus. The Islamic Defenders Front, a conservative group, said the State Islamic ...
An Islamic university in Indonesia has become the latest, and most unlikely, authority to ban the burqa, citing fears of growing radicalism on campus. The State Islamic university in Yogyakarta, on the island of Java, faced a backlash from Islamist groups Wednesday after it announced a ban on wearing the ...

Various Islamic universities have been established in Central Asian countries, with new institutions opening sporadically over the past five decades in Uzbekistan, ... National level training centres for theological education in other Central Asian states include Kyrgyzstan Islamic University in Bishkek (1971), ...
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th Mar, 2018 ):President, International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) Saturday called on Meer Sadiq Khan Sanjrani , Chairman senate and felicitated him on being elected as Chairman of the upper house. IIUI President expressed the hope that under ...
ISLAMABAD: A dedicated and expanded day-care centre will be built in IIUI women campus soon to take care of the children of staff and faculty and also the scholars studying in the varsity. International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) President Dr Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh said this after administering ...
An Islamic university in Indonesia has faced a backlash after banning female students from wearing the full-face veil on campus. The Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic university in Yogyakarta, Java, said that the move had been made as a preventative measure against the spread of radical ideology among ...
Islamabad: Interdisciplinary research and collaborations are the most imperative sources to deal with the contemporary issues, said Rector International Islamic University, (IIU), Dr. Masoom Yasinzai on Tuesday. He was addressing the opening ceremony of a conference on "Recent Developments in Fluid ...
Islamabad,(UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 06th Feb, 2018 )Istanbul University of Turkey and International Islamic University have agreed there were enough opportunities available between the both countries in the field of education in which bilateral ties can be strengthened by conducting lingual ...
The Depok Heritage Community in West Java staged a rally on Friday, to demand President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo turn the 300-year-old Rumah Cimanggis building in the region into a museum, instead of demolishing it to make way for the construction of the Indonesia International Islamic University (UIII) ...
Some unidentified men have launched an attack on the car carrying Kushtia Islamic University Vice Chancellor Professor Dr M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari on his his way to Kushtia from Jhenidah early hours on Friday. The university police station's Officer-in-Charge (OC) Raton Shiekh said some men had ...
International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) has offered 10 fully funded scholarships for ther students of Niger in the faculty of Usulddin (Islamic Studies). The development came in the meeting between IIUI Rector Dr Masoom Yasinzai and Pakistan's Charge d' Affaires Niger KK Ahsan Wagan.
students, teachers and staff of the Islamic University of technology (IUT), Gazipur have staged day-long demonstration on their campus demanding the removal of their Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Munaz Ahmed Noor. Asst Prof Abdul Hamid of the mechanical engineering department told the Dhaka Tribune ...
Islamabad: The International Islamic University has offered 10 fully-funded scholarships to Niger's students in the faculty of Usulddin (Islamic Studies). The development came in the meeting between IIU Rector Dr. Masoom Yasinzai and Charge d' affaires K.K Ahsan Wagan of Pakistan to Niger.

Landmark event marks a further gesture by the secular authorities to the faith of the majority. 22 January 2018. The opening of an institution for Islamic studies in Uzbekistan may signal a gradual softening of the Uzbek government's stance toward religious expression. The Uzbek Justice Ministry last week officially registered ...
Indonesia is set to build a university later this year in what its president and observers say is an attempt to counter Islamic extremism at home and spread peaceful Muslim values throughout the world. Construction of the Indonesia International Islamic University will begin in the middle of the year in Depok, ...
International Islamic University Malaysia's (IIUM) Dr Maszlee Malik said the move towards Islamisation, initiated by Dr Mahathir and Anwar Ibrahim, who was his deputy from 1993 to 1998, was aimed at prospering the people and raising the status of Islam, not safeguarding political interests to try and retain ...
Other institutions that participated included: the University of Ghana, Legon; Covenant University, Ota; the University of Lagos; the Zenith University College, Accra; the Federal University of technology, Akure; the Islamic University College, Accra; the University of Calabar; Ghana Institute of Management ...
Throughout the course of her education and training, Dr. Osman attained her Medical Degree from the Omdurman Islamic University Faculty of Medicine and Health sciences located in Omdurman Sudan. In her previous years, Dr. Osman attended the University of Phoenix where she received her Master's ...
narrative (Fatwa) was unveiled by the scholars of almost all religious schools of thought in Pakistan. The narrative is nothing new, but a reiteration of the essence of Islam, which rejects the very basis of extremism, radicalism and terrorism. On January 16, 2018, this narrative was formally launched at ...
Golkar Party secretary-general Idrus Marham started working life as a school teacher in his hometown in Pinrang, South Sulawesi. By 21, the active youth leader was lecturing at the prestigious Attahiriyah Islamic University in Jakarta. His knowledge of religious studies and solid organisational skills caught ...
The same success has also been achieved by the International Islamic University Malaysia through their IIUM Endowment Fund (IEF), established in 1999. IEF's main purpose is to assist the poor and needy students who are academically good but incapable to finance the tuition fees and the cost of living.
... the clerics declared suicide bombings to be forbidden, or "haraam." "This fatwa provides a strong base for the stability of a moderate Islamic society," Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain wrote in the book, prepared by the state-run International Islamic University and released at an official ceremony.
When the Islamic University was established in the deserted foothills of Awantipore, the naysayers said the campus hardly suits a small highway town, home to less than 10,000 people. But the university did not churn out graduates alone. It started changing the socio-economic life of the habitation, perhaps ...
Taking a cue from the good response received from various states, Darul Huda Islamic University is all set to spread its wings to Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand. The university has mooted a comprehensive plan to start educational institutions in these states. As per the plan, off campuses ...
Islamabad: Salat Istisqa, a special prayer for rain, was held on the new campus of the International Islamic University (IIU) here on Thursday afternoon in light of the prolonged dry spell. The event was held in line with the tradition of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), who used to ask the Almighty Allah for rain in ...
Namaz-e-Istisqa Offered At International Islamic University Islamabad For rain ... ISLAMABAD,(UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 08th Feb, 2018 ):In the wake of ongoing dry spell, prayer for seeking rain (Namaz-e-Istisqa) was offered at International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) here on Thursday.
Professor Irwandi Jaswir, Deputy Dean of the International Institute for Halal Research and Training (INHART) and Secretary of Council of Professors at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), has been named the winner in the Service to Islam category for contributions to the development of ...
The university was the first Islamic University in Nigeria and the first private university to be established in the north western Geo-political zone of the country, and the second of its kind in northern Nigeria, as well as the first to be named Islamic University Nigeria. At first, it was established known and called.
Professor M Mizanur Rahman of Accounting and Information Systems department and professor M Wali Ullah of Dawah and Islamic Studies department have been elected as president and secretary respectively of Islamic University teachers' Association (IUTA), reports UNB. Professor M Kazi Akhtar ...
This was stated by Professor Dr Engku Rabiah Adawiyah binti Engku Ali from the International Institute of Islamic Banking and finance, International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM), in her keynote address at the 5th Asean Universities International Conference on Islamic Finance (AICIF) in Brunei ...
Islamic University (IU) students on Wednesday staged a demonstration on the campus demanding reduction of admission fees under its 2017-18 academic sessions, reports UNB. Witnesses said around one hundred students of different departments gathered in front of the university's administration ...
The educational seminar organised by Darul Huda Islamic University in India in collaboration with Research Center For Islamic Legislation and Ethics under Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation highlighted the need for revision of Islamic education and way of teaching ...
They beat their counterparts from the Central University, Islamic University College, and Accra Technical Universtiy in the debate on the motion: "Which of these will you prioritise and why: The Special Prosecutor or Right to Information Law". The debate was held at the University of Ghana's Balme Library ...
In this regard, students from four universities: the University of Ghana, Central University College, Islamic University College and the Accra Technical University went head to head to debate the motion: "Which of these will you prioritise and why: The Special Prosecutor or Right to Information Law".
US President Donald Trump's announcement of recognition for Jerusalem as the capital of Israel will intensify anger against Israel in Palestine and across the Arab world, Dr. Waleed AlModallal, Head of the Department of economics and political science at the Islamic University of Gaza, told Radio Sputnik.
Islamic University KushtiaThe cancelled second and third shifts' admission tests of 'C' unit under Humanities and Social science Faculty of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia for its 2017-18 academic sessions will be held on Friday morning. The admission test of second shift will be held from 9:00am to ...
With the aim of raising awareness on corruption and finding lasting solutions on how to curb the menace in the country, students from the University of Ghana, Central University College, Islamic University College and the Accra Technical University had to debate each other on the motion; "Which of these ...
Research Centre for Islamic Legislation and Ethics under Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation, and Darul Huda Islamic University, India, member of Federation of Universities in Muslim World, will host an educational seminar on renovation of Islamic education in south ...
Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (DJMC), Islamic University of science and technology (IUST), in collaboration with PACT, an international development organisation on Wednesday organised a day-long media conclave titled 'Comm Con: A Conclave for Communication and ...
Muftis, heads of regional centres of the republic, public activists, foreign religious leaders, teachers and students of Islamic Universities - about 300 people .... Later rector of the Russian Islamic University of the Central Muslim Spiritual Directorate Artur Suleimanov, who came to the event together with ...
The SCRA announced in early November that it had ordered the sacking of state-appointed Imam-hatyps who studied in Islamic Universities abroad .... Nargis Berdiyeva, Secretary of the Head of Chorrukh-Dorun village Administration, noted that Abdulloyev had graduated from Kuwait Islamic University.
She previously worked for the the Ministry of commerce and Industry as a CUSO International co-operant in Botswana, and as a rural development adviser in Indonesia, where she later supported two State Islamic Universities in developing their community engagement strategies. Coyle holds number of ...
The results of 'E' unit admission test under Applied science and technology Faculty of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia for its 2017-2018 academic sessions were published on Sunday night. Unit coordinator professor M Shariful Islam handed over the results to the university vice-chancellor M ...
Meanwhile, International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) lecturer Dr Nik Md Saiful Azizi Nik Abdullah in his presentation on the ...
Dr Suleiman holds a Master's degree in Islamic Shariah politics of the Higher Judicial Institute at Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University, ...
Selangor International Islamic University College lecturer Hafiz Basir says Shia Islam is a bigger concern because all the countries are fighting ...


 

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