MBHTE-DGME Ocular Inspection for Private Schools Applying for Madrasah Education

MBHTE Directorate General for Madaris Education conducts ocular inspection to schools applying for Madrasah Education operation in private schools on June 17-18, 2021.  The team was accompanied by the Division ISAL Coordinator Mrs. Zhanaynah K. Sabarat and Assistant Schools Division Superintendent (ASDS) for Senior High and Private Schools Supervisor Dr. Sobaida D. Ampuan. The ocular… Read More MBHTE-DGME Ocular Inspection for Private Schools Applying for Madrasah Education

Muslims to watch new moon Friday evening for Eid’l Fitr

MARAWI CITY: Islamic religious authorities all over the world will view the new moon on Friday evening to determine whether the fasting month of Ramadan will end on Saturday. In the Philippines, Ulama (Muslim religious learned scholars) will conduct the new moon sighting in various areas of the country. If the new moon is seen,… Read More Muslims to watch new moon Friday evening for Eid’l Fitr

Religious gatherings allowed in areas under MECQ, GCQ

The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has allowed the conduct of religious gatherings in areas placed under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) and general community quarantine (GCQ). Under the omnibus guidelines on the implementation of community quarantine in the country released on Friday, the last day before the transition,… Read More Religious gatherings allowed in areas under MECQ, GCQ

Islamic Circle of North America makes sure ‘nobody goes hungry’ in Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD): During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re hearing about more organizations rising up to serve their neighbors in need. The Islamic Circle of North America, or ICNA, is a national organization relatively new to North Carolina with a branch opening in October 2018. Since that time, the group has been serving the hungry in… Read More Islamic Circle of North America makes sure ‘nobody goes hungry’ in Raleigh

Maranaos appeal to Duterte to open mosques for prayer vs Covid

MARAWI CITY: Maranao leaders have asked President Rodrigo Duterte to open the mosques for prayers during the last ten days of the Ramadan which Muslims considered most sacred days in the fasting month. Lawyer Bayan Balt, chair of the Ranao Federal Movement and former chapter president of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) in… Read More Maranaos appeal to Duterte to open mosques for prayer vs Covid

Turkish agency aids 500 families in BARMM for Ramadan

MARAWI CITY: A Turkish humanitarian agency distributed food packages among 500 families in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) during the month of Ramadan, it said on Sunday. In a statement, the Istanbul-based Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) said around 2,000 people benefited from food packages in Bangsamoro’s Kamimpilan region, where there is no road… Read More Turkish agency aids 500 families in BARMM for Ramadan

Gandamra opens Qur-an reading contest in Marawi for Ramadan

MARAWI CITY: Despite being under general community quarantine (GCQ) due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, the local government of the Islamic city of Marawi has hosted a simple festivity during Ramadan, the Islam’s holy month of fasting observed by Muslims throughout the world. Mayor Majul U. Gandamra personally led the launching of the four-day activity… Read More Gandamra opens Qur-an reading contest in Marawi for Ramadan