Iran says to miss hajj, Saudi 'blocking path to Allah'

Iran said today its pilgrims will miss the pilgrimage this year because Saudi Arabia, custodian of Islam's holiest sites, was raising obstacles and "blocking the path to Allah" for its faithful.

Iran says to miss hajj, Saudi `blocking path to Allah`

The Iranian Hajj Organisation said: "Saudi Arabia is opposing the absolute right of Iranians to go on the hajj and is blocking the path leading to Allah."

Know how Taslima Nasreen responded when asked why she puts 'bindi' despite being an atheist

Know how Taslima Nasreen responded when asked why she puts 'bindi' despite being an atheist

Noted author and columnist Taslima Nasreen is quite skilful in giving the posers on social media the taste of their own medicine. When one of the posers on Twitter questioned her belief on God, she responded with a profound thought.

Islam allows men to beat wives, forsake them in bed should they need discipline, says Saudi family therapist

Islam allows men to beat wives, forsake them in bed should they need discipline, says Saudi family therapist

Al-Saqaby said that wives “undoubtedly” cause problems as they “want to live a life of equality with their husbands”, which is a “very grave problem”.

Islam a religion of peace, none of the 99 names of Allah stands for violence: PM Narendra Modi at World Sufi Forum

Islam a religion of peace, none of the 99 names of Allah stands for violence: PM Narendra Modi at World Sufi Forum

At the mega event of World Sufi Forum, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspired one and all with his gripping speech.

'Allah ordered' me to sever child's head: Uzbek woman in court

'Allah ordered' me to sever child's head: Uzbek woman in court

An Uzbek woman accused of murdering a child in her care and brandishing the child`s severed head outside a metro station, said on Wednesday in a Moscow court that "Allah ordered" her to carry out the act.

Allah allows Muslims to rape non-Muslim women in order to humiliate them, claims Islamic professor

Allah allows Muslims to rape non-Muslim women in order to humiliate them, claims Islamic professor

A female Islamic professor has claimed that Allah has allowed Muslim men to rape non-Muslim women in order to 'humiliate' them, report stated.

Allah has bestowed Pakistanis the honour to destroy India, kill Hindus: Islamic cleric​

Allah has bestowed Pakistanis the honour to destroy India, kill Hindus: Islamic cleric​

Columnist and author Tarek Fateh on Sunday shared a video of a prominent Islamic cleric and former banker Irfan-ul-Haq provoking Pakistanis to destroy idol worship in India and kill Hindus.

A homework on Islam draws ire in Virginia county; schools shut

A homework on Islam draws ire in Virginia county; schools shut

A Riverheads High School teacher had asked students to complete an assignment that included practicing calligraphy and writing a Muslim statement of faith.

Paris attackers can't speak for Muslims: Indian group

 An Indian Muslim women's group on Saturday denounced terrorists for killing innocents in Paris in the name of Islam, saying "they are criminals and should be treated as criminals".

Sakshi Maharaj accuses opposition of doing politics over 'Surya namaskar'

Sakshi Maharaj accuses opposition of doing politics over 'Surya namaskar'

Sparking a fresh controversy, saffron-clad BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj on Monday claimed himself to be a true Muslim and dubbed Prophet Mohammed as a "great yogi" and the biggest practitioner of yoga.

 After Allah, second highest word that appears in Quran is 'ilm': PM Narendra Modi

After Allah, second highest word that appears in Quran is 'ilm': PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday described knowledge as the focal point of all religions and said that education helped societies to come out of darkness.

Muslim leaders oppose Yoga, say Suryanamaskar against the basic teaching of Islam-Part 2

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday alleged that Maharashtra government, which has decided to celebrate the International Yoga day in educational institutes on June 21, was forcing the Muslims to take part in something that is prohibited in Islam.

Muslim leaders oppose Yoga, say Suryanamaskar against the basic teaching of Islam

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday alleged that Maharashtra government, which has decided to celebrate the International Yoga day in educational institutes on June 21, was forcing the Muslims to take part in something that is prohibited in Islam.

UK father denies Islamic State jihadist in video is his son

The father of a British man fighting with the Islamic State (IS) organisation in Syria said on Monday he was mistaken in thinking that his son had appeared in a new beheading video.

Malaysia asked to lift ban on use of ``Allah`` by non-Muslims

Amnesty International (AI) Tuesday demanded that the Malaysian government abolish a decree that bans non-Muslims from using the word "Allah" meaning God, a day after a federal court ratified the government edict.

Malaysia`s top court rejects Christians` bid to use `Allah`

Malaysia`s highest court today rejected a challenge to the ban on Christians using the word "Allah" to refer to God, ending the years-long highly divisive legal case in the Muslim-majority nation.

Pak Taliban chief asks govt to surrender to `Allah`s writ`

The head of the Pakistani Taliban on Monday asked the government and military to surrender to "Allah`s writ" and vowed to continue fighting until Islamic law was enforced in the country, as the group faces bloody infighting that hampered the peace talks.

Malaysians protest over church`s use of `Allah`

Hundreds of Muslims today tried to storm the Justice Ministry building in the administrative capital of Putrajaya, a day after the Malaysia`s highest court postponed a decision on whether to hear the Catholic church`s bid to be allowed to use the Arabic word "Allah".

Top Malaysia court delays ruling on Catholic use of `Allah`

Hundreds of Muslims demonstrated outside Malaysia`s highest court today as it postponed a decision on whether to hear the Catholic Church`s bid to be allowed to call God "Allah".