Broadband Internet services resume in Jammu and Kashmir

The internet services on broadband were restored on Sunday night in Jammu and Kashmir, two days after the state government had ordered termination of data services fearing trouble during the Eid al-Adha.

Pakistan should show some brotherhood on the day of Eid, says Meem Afzal

Meem Afzal, spokesperson of Congress says that whatever Donald Trump has said is may be right in its place, but as India is fully self-efficient, it does not need any support and Pakistan, on the day of Eid, should show some brotherhood to make it's relations better with India.

Boko Haram fighters kill at least 15 in Niger village raid: Report

 

Naimey: Islamist Boko Haram militants operating out of Nigeria raided a village across the border in southern Niger and massacred at least 15 civilians, Niger security sources said on Friday.

Joint namaaz by Shia-Sunni sects to promote brotherhood in Lucknow

Shia and Sunni sects of the Muslim community on Friday offered a joint 'namaaz' on the occasion of Eid-ul-Zuha at the historic Sibtainabad Imambara here today, in an attempt to put an end to the decades of sectarian tension between them.

Eid-ul-Azha celebrated in Delhi

Thousands of people in the city thronged mosques and Idgahs, offered prayers and exchanged greetings in the spirit of brotherhood to celebrate the festival of Eid-ul-Azha on Friday.

Saudi Arabia's authorities under fire after Hajj stampede kills more than 700

Saudi Arabia's authorities under fire after Hajj stampede kills more than 700

 Blame shifted towards Saudi authorities on Friday after a stampede at the hajj killed at least 717 people, in the worst tragedy to strike the annual Muslim pilgrimage in a quarter-century.

UN slams attack on Yemeni mosque

 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the UN Security Council have condemned the terrorist attacks on a mosque in Sanaa city of Yemen Thursday, which left at least 30 people dead.

Saudi Arabia stampede: More than 700 die in worst Hajj disaster in 25 years

Saudi Arabia stampede: More than 700 die in worst Hajj disaster in 25 years

At least 717 pilgrims from around the world were killed on Thursday in a crush outside the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi authorities said, in the worst disaster to strike the annual haj pilgrimage for 25 years. 

Mecca stampede kills more than 700 pilgrims

At least 717 people were killed, including an Indian woman and 800 were injured, in a stampede near Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Thursday morning.

Syria`s Assad makes rare public appearance for Eid prayers

Syria`s Assad makes rare public appearance for Eid prayers

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad attended holiday prayers at a Damascus mosque on Thursday, state media reported, in a rare public appearance for the embattled regime head.

30 killed in Yemen mosque bombings, IS claims responsibility

30 killed in Yemen mosque bombings, IS claims responsibility

 A bomb attack targeting Shi`ite worshippers at a mosque in Yemen`s capital on Thursday killed at least 25 people and wounded dozens more during prayers for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, medics said.

Muslim pilgrims gather pebbles for last major hajj rite

A sea of Muslim pilgrims moved on Wednesday towards the holy site of Muzdalifah in Saudi Arabia, where they gather pebbles for the last major rite of this year`s hajj.

UP Police terrorising Muslims before Eid Al-Adha, says Azam Khan

Putting his own government in the dock, Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on Wednesday alleged that the state police was taking "one-sided action" and "terrorising" Muslims who were planning to perform 'qurbani' (sacrifice) of goats on Eid Al-Adha.

After beef, will vegetables be also banned during Bakr-Eid festival?

After beef, will vegetables be also banned during Bakr-Eid festival?

In the backdrop of a blanket ban on slaughter of cows, bulls and bullocks, a Bangalore based short filmmaker, in a sarcastic way, has allegedly filed a petition asking the government "to ban vegetables also on the occasion of Muslim festival Bakr-Eid".

NYC Hindu leaders upset over not including Diwali as holiday

Hindu community leaders in the US have expressed their disappointment over a decision by the city administration here of excluding Diwali from its list of school holidays.

'Respect for Muslims': New York schools to close for Eid al-Fitr, Eid al-Adha

'Respect for Muslims': New York schools to close for Eid al-Fitr, Eid al-Adha

New York schools' calendars will now be adding two Muslim holidays Eid al-Fitr, Eid al-Adha as official off days, sparing the Muslim students a dilemma of choosing between their “school and religion”, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced.

Egypt writer to face trial for 'insulting Islam'

Egypt`s prosecutor has referred a female writer to trial for allegedly insulting Islam by criticising the slaughter of animals during a major religious festival, a judicial official said on Saturday.

NY Times reporter allowed back into Afghanistan

A correspondent for The New York Times who was expelled from Afghanistan over a story he wrote about that country's recent presidential election can return after its newly inaugurated president ordered the previous administration's decision reversed.

Egypt celebrates Eid al-Adha despite terror attack threats

Streets across Egypt were on Saturday thronged by Muslims celebrating the first day of Eid al-Adha holiday despite fears of attacks by Sinai-based militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (ABM).