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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Sulu officials involved in kidnappings?

Incoming Armed Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Ricardo Visaya on Tuesday said he is aware of reports that local officials in Sulu province...

Palestine: ‘Hundreds detained’ since start of Ramadan

About 330 Palestinians across the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip have been detained by Israel since the start of Ramadan, the Palestinian...

How Fashion Can Challenge Western Misconceptions About Iran & Islam

As a young girl growing up in Oklahoma, one of the few people in her town to wear a headscarf, Muslim-Iranian writer and photographer...

Happy days for Halal tourism

KONYA, Turkey/JAKARTA The global economy may be in a funk, but the travel market is still going strong. Muslim-friendly halal tourism is showing particularly...

Ten killed, many wounded in suicide attack at Istanbul airport

Two suicide bombers opened fire before blowing themselves up at the entrance to the main international airport in Istanbul on Tuesday, killing at least...

PNoy’s unfulfilled promise: Final peace deal with MILF

Two years ago, on the 27th of March, President Benigno Aquino III envisioned enjoying a quiet sunset in Mindanao, as he pitched to members...

Blustery, crime-busting Philippine president-elect faces political sobriety test

He fears that the presidential palace is haunted. He is considering whether to rule the Philippines from his hometown of Davao, an hour’s flight from...

Karapatan: Mindanao peace should be top Duterte agenda

Peace advocates have maintained that the long-standing Muslim Mindanao conflict would be resolved if President-elect Rodrigo Duterte would resume formal peace talks with the...

New fatwa allows transgender marriage in Lahore, Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan - An Islamic scholar belonging to the Barelvi school of thought issued a religious decree (fatwa) on Sunday, stating that Islam allows transgender...

Deadly road accident kills 6 people in Maguindanao

DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao – Six people died on the spot after a dump truck collided with a passenger jeepney Sunday afternoon in Brgy....
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Happy days for Halal tourism

KONYA, Turkey/JAKARTA The global economy may be in a funk, but the travel market is still going strong. Muslim-friendly halal tourism is showing particularly...