Bulgarian imam, six others charged over support for IS group

Bulgarian prosecutors on Wednesday charged a controversial imam and six others with inciting jihad and accused the group of serving as a link for Westerners seeking to join Islamic State fighters.

Petition in High Court seeking removal of Bukhari as Imam

The Allahabad High Court has given three weeks time to a petitioner to file the history of New Delhi's Jama Masjid after he sought a direction for quashing the appointment of Syed Ahmed Bukhari as Imam of the mosque.

Burdwan blast: NIA seizes books, trunks, car from madrasa

National Investigation Agency (NIA) sleuths on Monday seized a large number of books and documents, 12 trunks and a car from a madrasa in Burdwan district where the Khagragarh blast accused were suspected to have been radicalised in Jehadi ideology.

Imam receives death threat, says IS recruiting in Canada

A Canadian imam known for his pacifist sermons warned Friday that Islamist militant group IS was actively recruiting in Canada and said one member issued him a death threat.

Imam, two others killed in Xinjiang violence

The imam of China`s largest mosque was killed in the troubled Xinjiang region and police on Thursday shot dead two suspects and captured another for the killing.

Lucknow Imam upbraids Togadia for attempting to disturb communal harmony

Lucknow Eidgah Imam Maulana Khalid Rasheed Firangi Mahali Monday condemned Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Praveen Togadia for his controversial statement on Muslims forgetting 2002 Gujarat riots.

Oslo imam attack case: Norwegian man of Pakistani origin arrested

A Norwegian man of Pakistani origin was arrested on Monday over the attempted murder of the imam of Oslo`s main mosque two weeks ago, police said.

Oslo imam seriously wounded in axe attack

The imam of Oslo`s main mosque was recuperating in hospital on Tuesday after a masked assailant repeatedly hacked him with a small axe in the centre of the Norwegian capital, a report said.

South Africa allows imams to perform marriages

South Africa has accredited over 100 imams as marriage officers, allowing the Muslim clerics to officiate at fully recognised weddings for the first time.

By meeting Imam, Sonia Gandhi committed "blunder": Jethmalani

Senior Supreme Court advocate Ram Jethmalani on Saturday said Congress President Sonia Gandhi had committed a "blunder" by meeting Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari.

Imam kills man over `illicit relationship`

Prayer leader of a mosque in Qamarwari area of the city has been arrested for allegedly murdering a person on the pretext of performing a ritual after developing "illicit relation" with his wife.

Two members of Imam`s family murdered in Srinagar

Two members of an Imam`s family were killed while a third family member is battling for life after their throats were slit, police said.

British Muslim leaders sermonise against sexual grooming

Imams from at least 500 mosques across Britain used the Friday sermon to condemn the sexual grooming of children, a day after five Pakistanis were jailed for a series of child abuse charges.

Pak blasphemy case: Christian girl released on bail

Rimsha was arrested from the low-income Islamabad suburb of Mehria Jaffar on August 16 on charges of burning papers containing verses from the Quran.

Competency exam set for US imam in terror case

A federal judge ordered a psychiatric evaluation of 77-year-old Hafiz Khan to take place by Aug 31.

Kenya police arrest imam over weapons cache

Kenyan police say they have arrested
an imam after they found a cache of weapons in his house.

Divorce by SMS valid: Islamic cleric

The Imam of a mosque in Uttar Pradesh has held that an SMS sent by a man stating `Talaq` thrice to his wife was valid for a divorce.

Imam convicted in JFK bomb plot

Ibrahim was convicted of conspiring to blow up fuel tanks at JFK Airport.

Florida imam pleads not guilty to terror charges

An elderly Miami imam pleaded
not guilty in US federal court to charges of supporting the Pakistani Taliban and was ordered held without bail, his lawyer said.

Pak origin imam, two sons, arrested on terror charges in US

A Florida-based imam of Pakistani origin, and his two sons are among five persons
charged by US authorities for providing financial and material
support to the Pakistani Taliban.