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AAP targeting my family, alleges sacked Delhi minister

The Aam Aadmi Party rejected the allegations, saying Asim Ahmed Khan had teamed up with BJP to attack it.

Ramadan begins – Know more about the Islamic holy month

Ramadan begins – Know more about the Islamic holy month

Ramadan is the ninth and holiest month in the Islamic calendar, marked by Muslims as a month of piety, charity and thriftiness.

Nigeria: Boko Haram sends `proof of life` video of Chibok girls

Nigeria: Boko Haram sends `proof of life` video of Chibok girls

Two of the three mothers of the 219 schoolgirls still missing since the mass abduction on April 14, 2014 recognised their daughters on the video.

Ten injured in refugee home riot over `torn Quran`: German police

At least 10 people were injured in a riot at a refugee home in central Germany over a torn Koran, police said Thursday, in fresh tensions as the country prepared to host 800,000 asylum-seekers this year.

Pakistan arrests second cleric for 'blasphemy' mob attack

Pakistan police on Friday arrested a cleric accused of leading a mob trying to kill a Christian couple for allegedly committing blasphemy, a senior officer said.

Pakistan Police arrest cleric who led mob attacking Christians

The Pakistani Police said on Friday they had arrested a Muslim cleric accused of leading a mob trying to kill a Christian couple for allegedly desecrating the Koran.

Afghan clerics uneasy as civil rights movement gains momentum

 Powerful religious leaders in Afghanistan are growing uneasy about the challenge to their authority posed by rare civil rights protests in Kabul and widespread anger over the lynching of a young woman wrongly accused of burning a Koran.

Istanbul`s Hagia Sophia sees first Koran reading in 85 years

A Muslim cleric has for the first time in 85 years recited the Koran in the Hagia Sophia, the world famous landmark of Istanbul which is now a museum after serving as a church and a mosque, reports said Saturday.

Sales of books on Islam rocket after France attacks

Books on Islam are selling out in France after deadly extremist attacks in the capital raised uncomfortable questions about Europe`s fastest-growing religion.

'Islam's worst enemy' Boko Haram will be beaten: Niger president

Militant group Boko Haram is "the worst enemy of Islam" and will be defeated because West African Muslims reject its violent actions and harsh interpretation of the Koran, Niger`s President Mahamadou Issoufou said on Friday.

Afghan woman lynched over Koran-burning was innocent: Minister

An Afghan woman who was beaten to death and set on fire by a mob for allegedly burning a copy of the Koran was innocent, the interior minister said Monday.

Afghans bury woman beaten to death by mob

 Hundreds of people on Sunday attended the burial of an Afghan woman who was beaten to death and set on fire by a mob for allegedly burning a copy of the Koran.

Afghan police arrest nine after woman killed over `Koran burning`

Afghan police have arrested nine suspects after a mob beat a woman to death for allegedly burning a copy of the Koran and then set her body ablaze, officials said on Friday.

Mob lynches woman for burning Koran in Afghanistan

A woman in Afghanistan`s capital city of Kabul has been lynched by a mob for allegedly burning a copy of the Koran near a mosque, police said.

Afghan woman beaten to death for allegedly burning Koran

An Afghan woman was beaten to death and her body was set on fire by a mob in Kabul Thursday for allegedly burning a copy of the Koran, police officials said.

Saudi Arabian court orders beheading of man for tearing up Koran and hitting it with shoe

A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced a death penalty to a man who has been found guilty of tearing up the holy Koran and hitting it with a shoe, reports claimed on Tuesday.

Saudi court gives death penalty to man who renounced his Muslim faith

  An Islamic court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a man to death for renouncing his Muslim faith, the English-language daily Saudi Gazette reported on Tuesday.

Syria's Kurds celebrate after winning Kobani, but self-rule far off

Kurds are celebrating after flushing Islamic State militants out of the town of Kobani, but victory is not yet certain in their campaign to cement hard-won autonomy in northern Syria.

Jihad lures teens from unsuspected corners of France

Jihad lures teens from unsuspected corners of France

For the French public, the idea is deeply jarring: youngsters from everyday backgrounds with names like Maxime, Helene and David joining the jihad or turning up in brutal Islamic State execution videos.

Pak court remands 4 in custody for Christian couple lynching

Four main accused in the gruesome killing of a Pakistani Christian couple in Punjab province for allegedly desecrating the Koran were on Monday remanded in police custody for another nine days by an anti-terrorism court here.